Revive Dull Hair
Over time, hair begins to feel heavy and looks dull. It’s easy to think it’s because our shampoo isn’t working anymore. It’s not a bad idea to switch up your shampoo every now and then, but it may not be your shampoo that is causing your hair to feel weighed down and dry.
Hair often looks and feels damaged from product residue build-up which takes away the bounce and shine. Plus, a lot of water supply contains minerals such as copper which zaps away hair’s vibrancy. These minerals can also cause your hair to be more susceptible to UV damage from the sun. Here are five products we recommend to boost your hair and make it feel healthy, shiny and beautiful again.
Once or twice a month, use a clarifying shampoo to deep-clean your hair and rid it of residue and pollutants. We recommend Avalon Organics Clarifying Lemon Shampoo, $8.98 for 11 oz, available at Target.
Use a hair mask once a month after you’ve cleaned your hair with shampoo and conditioner. Apply to damp hair, leave in for 3 to 5 minutes, then rinse out. Masks have a special blend of oils to smooth hair and revitalize frayed, damaged strands. We recommend Giovanni 2Chic Repairing Intensive Hair Mask, $8.99 for 5.1 oz.
Detox your scalp with a toner that gives your hair a fresh reset. Towel dry hair after cleaning it, then spray the scalp (one section at a time) and massage toner in to ensure even distribution. Do not rinse. We recommend OGX Detoxifying + Pomegranate & Ginger Scalp Toner, available at Ulta.
Rebuild the damage and repair your hair’s natural strength with a protein rich treatment. Use a leave-in treatment after shampooing, or a rinse-out treatment that is applied to wet hair and left in for 3 to 5 minutes before rinsing. We recommend the leave-in Treatment CHI Silk Infusion Reconstructing Complex, or the rinse-out treatment Garnier Fructis Damage Eraser, $5.99 for 8.5 oz.
Don’t let dull hair get you down, build it back up so your hair can flourish. You know your hair better than anyone, so you’ll know when it needs a little pick-me-up!