If your hair is staticy or flyaway you are probably seeking a remedy to get it back under control and smooth again. This is a guide about remedies for static hair.
When your hair is full of static and you can't do anything with it, just rub a dryer sheet on it. My 5 year old is always full of static and her hair is always looking unkempt. The dryer sheet works well. It will also stop static on clothes if you rub it over problem areas.
By coville123 from Brockville, Ontario
I need advice. My hair has lots of static electricity. I always use a conditioner rinse. What can I do to get rid of the fly away hair in my face?
Donna from Millbury, Oh
Using static guard or bounce sheets could be toxic since it has chemicals. Maybe that route is not wise.
When you go to style your hair after drying, why not try a spritz or two of hairspray on your brush before running it through your hair? I usually do this and pony tail my hair and spray around the bangs lightly to keep the flyaways at bay.
Try using olive oil, or a weekly conditioning mask. Mashed avocados work well as a hair mask if you are concerned about chemicals.
I would strongly advise not to use laundry products in your hair. The chemicals in them are graded for laundry, not for hair which is damaged easily. Plus, the health risks of that are too much of a gamble.
Use lots and lots of hair spray gel and mousse!
I have little flyaways poking up in the middle of my scalp. How do I get rid of them without using hair gels?
By Amy from Kansas City, MO
If your hair is on the dry side, try lotioning your hands, rubbing it in fairly well, then using them to smooth down the hair. That should leave just enough lotion on your hair to tame the flyaways a bit.
Try using a dryer sheet. You can use it over and over again. I keep one in a drawer with my hair brush. You can also just rub it through the brush if you don't want to apply it directly to your hair.
I use wash out conditioner after I towel dry my hair. I use a pea sized amount and rub it on the ends, this keeps the frizzies from coming after it dries.
When your hair is all staticky and you're in a hurry, grab a dryer sheet and rub it on your hair. It will cure the flyaways and your hair will smell good too.
By Debbie N
How do I use mayonnaise to get rid of static in my hair? And what other remedies do you have for very, very staticy hair?
I would use a good cream rinse. It does not have to be expensive. I am not a believer in putting food products in my hair.
My daughter has thin hair that is always full of static. I have found the best way to keep it under control when we are away from home. I keep a small tube of hand lotion in my purse. When her hair starts "fly away", I rub lotion into my hands, then onto her hair. It keep the frizzes down for a while and moistens my hands too!
By Melissa from Arizona
Try using a pomade as your final styling step. I've had good results from Pantene's. You might also consider applying a moisture serum before blow-drying. And if you like straight hair, a high-quality flatiron will probably do the trick. (12/05/2007)
Spray Static Guard on your hair brush before you use it, never directly on your hair and beware getting it in your eyes. I have thin, sparse, dry hair in winter and this trick has never failed me. (12/05/2007)
Try getting a bottle of "Leave-In Conditioner" and using that a few times a day. (12/07/2007)
By Thrifty ME
I have the same problem. If you're in a pinch rub some lotion into your hands then run through your hair. It won't last all day but will do for a while.
Also, try using spray on conditioner. You can spray it on your hair without getting a buildup. Make your own conditioner to save money. (12/07/2007)
Try a different brand of conditioner. (12/07/2007)
I use Jonathan's "Dirt". It is a little expensive but a little goes a long way so a jar lasts a long time.
My Mama has the same problem. She's been using drying sheets. She says, it's works for her. Have a good one and good luck. mvb (12/08/2007)
Paul Mitchell's "Skinny Serum" works great! (12/09/2007)
I have the static problem, too! Also, don't wear leather. The static in the material could also help pick up static! (01/01/2008)
I poured a small amount of Downy on a paper towel and slid it lightly down my hair. It really worked!! I have always had a problem with static electricity in my hair, but not today. (12/16/2008)
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