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Hard Water Hard on Your Hair

You’ve decided not to color your hair anymore.  Yay, now the natural shine will eventually return.  YES, that’s true, but perhaps not if you wash your hair continually in hard water.  What???

YIKES !!!  If it does that to the kettle, what’ sit doing to your hair.

What is hard water? Hard water is water that has high mineral content – especially calcium and magnesium – in comparison to soft water. Although it’s not considered as harmful for your health, hard water can cause serious problems to your hair and skin. After many washing, minerals dissolved in the hard water create a scaly film on the hair. This prevents moisture from entering the hair. The result is dry, dull, tangly, and strange colored hair. Hard water can also cause build-up on the scalp, causing a dandruff-like condition to form.

However, do not fret. Hard water need not ruin your hair. For those of you who desire silky and shiny tresses, here are some effective solutions.

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