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Dove How to treat damaged hair

How to treat damaged hair

We all suffer from damaged hair now and then. Coloured, straightened, chemically treated, backcombed... it goes through a lot, so it’s no wonder it can sometimes be left crying out for some love. Bring damaged hair back to its silky, healthy-looking and feeling best with our guide to ultimate hair repair.

  • 1

    Fortify coloured hair.

    Colouring can weaken hair. Now obviously we couldn’t swear off experimenting so make up for it with a shampoo designed for coloured hair to provide it with nourishment and help your colour stay vibrant for longer

  • 2

    Turn to treatments.

    Brittle hair needs to be fortified to make it strong and healthy-looking again. Try our Intense Repair Treatment Mask, which with regular use progressively nourishes deep inside the hair strands 

  • 3

    Turn to oils.

    If we could only take one hair product on holiday, it’s hair oil. It helps prevent hair absorbing salt and chlorine and Dove Advanced Hair Series Regenerate Nourishment Serum-in-Oil is perfect for taming frizz and keeping our locks looking sleek and glossy – even on humid days 

  • 4

    Sun screen.

    Speaking of sun, your skin isn’t the only thing that needs protecting from it. A hairspray with a protective UV filter will help shield it from damage, as well as keeping the sun from tampering with coloured hair

  • 5

    Beat the heat.

    As for thermal styling – always spritz a heat protection spray over hair first to help protect it from the stress of your tongs, hairdryer, rollers or straighteners

  • 6

    Nourish hair back to life.

    For extremely damaged hair, use deep conditioning treatments like Dove Intense Repair All Day Repair Cream at least twice a week until your hair is on the mend to help keep it strong and resistant to breakage