Dry + Damaged Hair Remedies

Beautiful, thick shiny hair can be hard to achieve and even more difficult to maintain. Hair dyes, extensions, curling irons and ghd’s all take a toll on our hair. With a little patience and dedication, fixing damaged hair can be done simple and inexpensively.

Here are some of our simple natural hair-care tips that will transform dry, damaged hair.

1) Don’t wash your hair everyday

This can strip your hair of its natural oils. Without those oils, your hair will become dry, brittle, and more prone to damage. Instead, consider washing your hair two/three times per week.

2) Use warm water

Wash and rinse your hair with warm rather than hot water. Hot water strips protective oils from your hair. The best temperature for your hair is just a bit warmer than your body temperature.

3) Conditioning

The end of your hair is the driest part and needs the most moisture, which conditioner provides. Apply the conditioner to the ends of your hair first and gently work your way up towards your head. Choose a conditioner with a “thermal protector” ingredient like dimethicone or phenyl trimethicone like Kérastase Nutritive Nectar Thermique. This protects your hair from heat, which is especially important if you blow-dry. Designed for dry hair which smooths the hair and adds shine, making the hair easier to style.

4) Air dry 

First brush the ends to remove tangles in your hair. This stops you from pulling and breaking your hair. We all know heat is bad for our hair. If you blow dry your hair when it is wet, the heat causes your hair to lose moisture faster than it can be reabsorbed from the air, leaving you with dry, brittle hair.

5) Regular cuts

If you don’t trim your hair regularly, the damage will creep further and further up the hair shaft, causing even more damage. Regular cuts will help to get rid of split ends and also encourages hair growth.

6) Vida Glow 

Collagen is the most abundant protein in our bodies and it is the structural building block for our hair. Without adequate collagen, hair will lack hydration and strength, becoming brittle and dry. A natural collagen supplement like Vida Glow can help promote hair growth and regeneration, especially of weak, damaged hair from over styling and heat. A marine collagen supplement like Vida Glow can also improve the hair follicle strength and is rich in essential nutrients needed for healthy hair.

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