December 28, 2005
Health Tip: Dealing With Oily Hair
Don't brush too frequently
(HealthDay News) -- Oily hair can be an embarrassing problem, but the University of Maryland Medical Center says there are ways to prevent it:
- Shampoo daily. Leaving the shampoo on your head for about 5 minutes before rinsing can help.
- Avoid brushing the hair too often or too vigorously because this often causes the oil to travel from the scalp to the ends of the hair.
- Hormones can affect the amount of oil in hair, so be aware of things that can affect hormone levels, such as the birth control pill and stress.