Get your locks summer ready with dry hair treatments
The days are getting longer, the weather’s getting warmer and summer is fast approaching. It’s been a harsh winter though and the likelihood is that your hair has suffered because of that. Follow our tips to get your hair back in peak condition.
Let's start at the very beginning
It might be time to invest in some more expensive shampoo and conditioner to take your hair from damaged to downright fabulous. Luxury organic skincare brand VOYA includes hand harvested seaweed enzymes in their products to masterfully restore brittle, dry and damaged hair. Give their Silky by Nature shampoo and Forget Me Knot conditioner a go and watch your hair condition improve. KMS California also has a fantastic range for damaged hair, with their MOISTREPAIR Leave-in conditioner a firm favourite. As well as detangling your hair quickly and easily, its combination of aloe and vanilla helps to restore moisture balance in the hair. It also has IOPS, the inside out perfecting system, meaning that it penetrates deep into the hair, making it vibrant and healthier looking in just one use.
Go nuts for coconut oil
Always a good option for injecting some moisture into parched tresses, hair oil has come a long way in recent years, with coconut the top choice. From eating, to skincare, to teeth whitening, the benefits of this product are endless. And slathering it on your hair is a good way to make your barnet look healthy and luscious once again.
“Coconut oil is a love of mine that I discovered whilst in Thailand some years ago, but now it's everywhere. It will revitalise your hair with natural goodness leaving it feeling nourished, shiny and it also smells good,” Matthew Curtis, runway and celebrity hair stylist told Cover Media.
While there are countless products with coconut oil a major ingredient, there’s no reason you can’t use the oil in its purest form. Try Vita Coco’s Coconut Oil, and Matthew advises: “It's perfect for rubbing through your mid-lengths and ends on a rainy day at home and letting your hair soak up all the goodness.”
Masks are a really good option for anyone who wants an intensive injection of moisture. Choose a day when you have some time to play with, so you can leave it on your locks as long as possible to ensure you’re giving it a real chance of infiltrating right down to the root. The Kerasilk Intensive Repair mask is perfect for those suffering with extremely dry damaged hair. Mark Leeson, Goldwell Global Creative Ambassador, told Cover media: “Kerasilk Reconstruct mask is gentle on the hair, but leaves it in amazing condition. Goldwell have pumped it full of Keratin and Hyaloveil which will nourish dry and damaged hair back to a healthy state.”
Another, slightly pricey, option is Christophe Robin’s Regenerating Mask. This might be one to wait until payday to purchase, but its unique feature is that it contains seed oil extracted from the rare Prickly Pear, which helps restructure and strengthen hair from the inside out.