I find that my self-esteem soars when I look after myself well, and one of the ways to achieve this is by taking good care of my hair. It might be a complete restyle, a slight change in routine to improve hair health, or some well-deserved pampering. Whatever positive steps you can take with your hair can work wonders for your self-esteem. With that in mind let’s take a look at a handful of top hair care tips and advice that can boost your confidence.

1. Look after your hair

Looking after your health will definitely give you an energy boost, which can also improve your self-esteem as you feel more capable of dealing with things. The same can be true when it comes to following healthy hair care tips and implementing them into your routine. Whether it’s buying the right shampoo and conditioner for your hair type, brushing more regularly or having regular trims to limit damage caused by split ends, you’re gong to feel a lot better about your new glossy hair.

2. Pamper your hair

Not only will a change in your hair care routine boost the health of your hair and your confidence in how it looks, but a little bit of pampering can do wonders for your psyche too. Treat yourself to a deep-conditioning treatment or a lengthy scalp massage and use this as time to recharge your energy levels as well as your locks. We all feel better about things when we’ve got the energy to face the day, and a few simple pampering sessions like this will give you a boost.

3. Learn how to style like a pro

Learning how to use your straighteners or tongs properly can completely change how well you use them. There’s so much information out there and it’s easy to access, so find out how top stylists advise you to use your tools. You don’t have to only rely on online videos though, chat to your friends about what they do and don’t be afraid to seek the help of your hairdresser either. The more knowledge you’ve got, the more you can experiment and the better your styling skills will be. In turn, you’ll be able to create the new looks you’re after, which can only boost your self-esteem in the long run. You can also style your friends’ hair and feel even better about yourself for having done something nice for someone else.

4. New style, new you

Sometimes all we need as a pick-me-up is a change, and one of the best hair care tips for boosting self-esteem is to go for a cut. Flick through some pictures of styles that you love and take them to your stylist. Be sure you have a number of options, as any good hairdresser will be able to tell you what is achievable and what’ll look best. It might be time for a fresh start, or time to get out of a rut, and a fabulous hairstyle just might bring out a newfound confidence.

You can see how a few simple hair care tips have the ability to lift your spirits and really improve your self-esteem, so give them a try!


This article was written by Joana Teixeira, Senior Author at Mavens of London. Joana works to empower businesses and individuals toward success and a high quality of life!