These 11 hair resolutions are easy to keep and also benefit your hair

Every year women around the country make New Year’s resolutions that they simply can’t keep. This year, instead of making the resolution to lose 20 pounds in the next 2 days, I decided to make resolutions that any curly girl could keep, and that will also benefit my hair. What a concept! So here is a list of 11 hair resolutions to keep throughout 2011.


1. Use the blow dryer as little as possible: Heat is never good for your hair. After a certain amount of heat, you start damaging your hair, which leads to frizz; the one thing curly girls everywhere want to fight! Let your hair air dry as much as possible, although the occasional use of a diffuser is allowed when you’re running late and it’s only 20 degrees outside.

2. Learn more hairstyles: I constantly find myself wearing my hair down or in a ponytail, and that’s it. As the year progresses I want to learn more things to do with my hair so I don’t get bored with it and become tempted to bring out the straightener.

3. Do more deep conditioning treatments: Right now I do a deep condition when I think about it, which is close to once a month. I want to get in a regular habit of doing these so my hair will be loaded with moisture. And this leads me to the next one...

avocado deep conditioner

Avocado is a component of a terrific deep conditioner

4. Experiment with DIY deep treatments: I have never been one to make my own deep conditioners, but with so many great recipes floating around, why not start? Anything involving honey and avocado not only sounds completely tasty to eat, but is extremely moisturizing for your hair. You can also save money by buying simple ingredients such as honey to use as a conditioner. If you need some recipes check out this article featuring yummy hair recipes.

5. Try more DIY Hair Accessories: I am guilty of buying any hair accessory that I love, no matter what the cost. I have realized that not only is this clearly not beneficial to my bank account, but I've also realized that many of the things I buy I could make at home for much cheaper. I want to bring out my inner crafty side and start making my own accessories.