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Hair Facts
Te hair produces oil called sebum
It is
this oil that covers and protects the hair
Te hair is made up of three layers
outer layer is called the cuticle
of tightly overlapping scales, it protects the
underlying two layers, holding moisture
Tis promotes shine and bounce
Too much oil can overly coat the hair and
clog the pores
Tis is ofen what happens
to the skin in teens when acne is forming
Clogged pores can lead to unhealthy hair
and increased oil in the face, leading to
acne breakouts
On the other hand, you can have hair that
is too dry
Tis leaves spaces between the
scales, allowing moisture to escape
becomes brittle and prone to breakage
Without moisture it is no longer shiny
and healthy
Dealing with
Teen Oily Hair
It is not uncommon for teens to discover
that they have oily hair
Te rush of
hormones can increase oil production
leaving hair stringy, fat and full of odor
Dealing with your hair is a very individual
In order for your hair to look
beautiful you may have to take diferent
measures than someone who has dry or
even combination hair
T i ps :
Wash your hair each day
Removing excess oil can keep your hair
Use an appropriate shampoo that
is designed for those who have too much
oil in their hair to begin with
Wash your hair twice a day if
you are active
Sweating can introduce more oil into your
You may need to wash it more than
If you do, use a milder shampoo so
that you don
t strip too much oil from your
hair and damage it by making it too dry
Avoid using too much heat on
your hair
Even oily hair can be damaged from styling
elements like blow dryers and curling
Before you style your hair, dry hair
Wet hair is weaker and more
easily damaged
Being a teen and
dealing with your
hair is not always a
happy experience.
If you have oily
hair, these tips can
help you manage it