We recently got a question from a reader on how to avoid hardhat hair. There are a few options, and none of them is difficult or expensive, but none of them is going to have you looking like you just stepped out of a salon. Sorry! Consider it the cost of the job.
Wrap a bandana around the suspension unit to lessen the marks left behind by them.
Wear a natural-fiber hat under the hat in the winter – synthetic fibers will create static and fly-aways.
Never start with even damp hair. Wet hair will exacerbate the condition!
Style your hair while you wear the hat! If it’s long, wrap your hair into a loose bun or twisty pony shoved under the hat, and let the hat set the curl. If it’s short, carry a volumizing product with you and when you remove the hat, rub just a bit of the product between your hands and fluff your locks.
Don’t wear metal barettes, which can conduct electricity.
If you wear a ponytail down, make it low!
And here’s my personal favorite: if you part your hair on the side, start on the opposite side, and part low. When you take off the hat, flip the part to its typical position and the worst of the dented hair will be under smoother hair.
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According to ScienceDaily.com “the incidence (number of new cases) of head injury is 300 per 100,000 per year (0.3% of the population), with a mortality of 25 per 100,000 in North America and 9 per 100,000 in Britain.” Brain injury is common where accidents involving head injuries are concerned.
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Red Skull Bucket
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