6 Ways To Care For Your Hair While Wearing A Hijab


Siti Ayeeshah Zaki •  Mar 18, 2022

This one’s for our hijabis! ? Have you ever noticed redness on your scalp, ‘’snowflakes’’ on your shoulders, an oily, sweaty scalp, or even hair fall on the floor around your living spaces? Living in a region with hot and humid weather, many of us probably relate to this! It seems hair and scalp problems can happen to anyone regardless of age, especially for hijabis in the tropics ?

So whether it’s by taking a shower, massages, or trying out hair care treatments to prevent hair loss, taking extra care of our hair is incredibly important. And to help out our hijabi sisters (and anyone else who experiences similar hair problems), here are 6 hijabi hair care tips that will help you with those discomforts!

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6 Hair Care Tips For Hijabis 

1. Keep Up Good Hair Care Hygiene 

Have you ever heard that we should only wash our hair once every 2 days? Well this might be true for some, but for hijabis in the tropics, maintaining good hair care hygiene is important, which is why we might want to consider washing our hair daily.  

Our scalp lives in a much more humid environment whenever we wear our hijabs, causing excess sebum production, sweat and bacteria. By washing your hair daily, you remove the dirt, odour and sweat from your scalp and hair ? Fresher hair, better hair! 

2. Know Your Hair Type & What Products Work

Did you know that there are 12 hair types? ? According to the Andre Walker Hair Typing System, to correctly care for your hair, you’ll need to know your hair type. By knowing your hair type, you’ll then know what specific products it requires to stay healthy, strong and smooth! 

For example, if you have 1a hair type, your hair is likely to be fine, thin, and oily. However if you have 2b hair type, you have medium wavy curls, and are prone to frizz! Different problems require different solutions, which is why you’ll need to know your hair type before tackling its issues. ?

3. Getting The Right Hair Care Treatments 

P.S. Not sure where to get started caring for your hair? You can always opt for hair care treatments by specialists who know how to care for your needs. And if you’re not sure where to start, we’ve got you covered. 

Beijing 101 Hair Consultants has more than 45 years of experience resolving and preventing hair loss issues. Their hair and scalp treatment includes a consultation, where certified hair consultants and TCM specialists will examine your scalp and pinpoint the issues your hair is facing. 

After the consultation, their hair specialists draw up a hair care plan for your session specific to your needs! Inclusive of a customised mask application, herbal hair wash and Meridian scalp treatment, your hair will feel fresher than ever. 

Oh and for hijabis, not to worry! Beijing 101’s outlets have private spaces specially for hijabis ?

Plus, 90% of their customers see visible results - so you know you’re in good hands. ? Check out their treatment here!

4. Let Your Hair Out! 

If you have long hair, chances are you tie your hair in a tight ponytail for most of the day! Unfortunately, this increases the risk of traction alopecia (hair loss due to tension on the scalp). To avoid this, try letting your hair loose whenever you can! Let your hair breathe and get some oxygen. ?

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Alternatively, change the position of your ponytail or bun once every few days! This helps change the point of stress on your scalp and helps reduce hair loss.

5. Massage Your Scalp To Promote Circulation 

Who doesn’t love a good head massage? Pamper yourself and give your scalp a rub down once a week to promote blood circulation and better scalp health. For better results, you can also use oils or a hair mask! 

As hijabis, our hair can get dryer by being cooped up in a scarf all day. By treating your hair and scalp with oils and masks, you help replenish the natural oils on your scalp. 

P.S. Check Out These 4 Hijabi Hair Care Tips For Those Who Love Going Hiking Or Doing Outdoor Activities

But if you truly want to pamper your hair, you should check this hair care treatment out at just $40  (U.P. $464). Inclusive of a customised mask and hair wash formulated with premium grade Chinese herbs AND a scalp massage, this effective hair treatment will help you restore your hair and help you gain confidence. 

6. Schedule Hair Time In The Sun 

Now, this one’s a little unconventional - but it works! A little sun exposure each day helps your scalp get a good dose of natural Vitamin D. This helps to stimulate and regrow your hair follicles, reducing hair loss. 

While it might be tough to get your hair and scalp some time in the sun as a hijabi, you can always do so by opening the windows and basking in natural sunlight for 10-20 minutes a day! 

With these 6 easy everyday steps, you might just be able to reduce any hair issues you experience! And with Beijing 101’s exclusive Meridian Hair & Scalp Purity Treatment for just $40 nett (U.P. $464), you’ll be able to reduce your hijabi hair issues! 

Beijing 101 Hair Consultants’ 

For first-time customers aged 21 and above only. 

Call 6-5588-101 or click here to book an appointment.

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