Dove Treat dry hair
Dove Treat dry hair

How to treat dry hair

For men, dry hair can be caused by a lot of things, from hot water to drying methods, but it’s easy to treat. Here’s how to handle dry hair with some simple changes ¬– pick from our six fixes below.

  • 1

    Reduce shampooing frequency


    Washing your hair with shampoo too often can contribute to dry hair. The cleansing agents in the formula of many shampoos can dry out hair by stripping naturally occurring oils. Try keeping use to between once and twice a week for optimum hair moisture

  • 2

    Use warm water


    Wash hair with warm water, not hot. Hot water can also contribute to stripping natural oils, leaving hair more susceptible to breakage and dryness

  • 3

    Use moisturising shampoo


    The best shampoo for dry hair is a moisturising one. Use it each time you wash your hair. Dove Men+Care Aqua Impact Fortifying Shampoo and strengthens with every use

  • 4

    Condition hair


    For men, dry hair can often be improved by using 2 in 1 shampoos, to condition while washing. Dove Men+Care Fresh & Clean Fortifying 2 in 1 Shampoo strengthens and refreshes while washing away dirt and grease for hair that is clean and conditioned in one, streamlined step

  • 5

    Look after curly hair

    Curly hair gets dry easily because the angles of your hair stop your scalp’s natural oils from making their way smoothly down the hair shaft from the roots. If you have curly, very dry hair, try moisturising it more regularly with a conditioner

  • 6

    Avoid heat drying

    Heat-drying stresses and damages hair. Instead of blow-drying, try using a towel to remove excess moisture. Squeeze rather than rub your hair as using a towel too vigorously can cause damage and breakages. Then allow to air dry fully