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Dove Dry hair? Let's get to the root of the problem

Dry hair? Let's get to the root of the problem

Bright red or jet-black, sleek and straight or full of volume: there are endless ways to style our hair at our fingertips. Dry and brittle is definitely our least favorite look. Luckily, it’s not one we have to keep, because with a little extra care there’s nearly always a way to help fix it – especially if you know the cause. So let’s get to the root of the dry hair problem once and for all – you’ll be on your way to achieving stronger, shinier and softer strands in no time.

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    Stay safe when you style.

    We all know by now that styling can dry out and damage hair – but there's no need to step away from the styling tools. Just add nourishing products to your washing routine, like Dove Daily Moisture Conditioner. With every use, it will help to protect against heat damage and treat dryness all at once, so you can have the best of both worlds 

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    Avoid products not tailored to you.

    Have you ever stepped out of the shower feeling like your hair somehow is wet… but dry too? Products for dry hair are there for a reason: washing your hair washes out natural oils, so if you're not using moisturizing products, dry hair can feel even drier. Find the right shampoo for dry hair and you'll notice the difference. Dove Radiant Shine Shampoo, infused with African Macadamia Oil, quenches dryness and leaves your hair soft, but not greasy

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    Watch the weather.

    There's no harm in dreaming of sandy beaches and sun (especially when you're at work), but if you're actually soaking up the rays, your hair might not be so happy. UV rays can damage and dry your hair – and cold air can actually do the same. Add a hair moisturizing mask – like Dove Intensive Repair Mask – into your routine at least once a week for hair that's strong and resilient, rain or shine

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    Back away from the hairbrush...

    …When your hair is wet, that is. Brushing when it's wet can cause damage, especially to brittle, dry hair, so switch your hairbrush for a wide-toothed comb instead. Try combing your hair before rinsing out conditioner – it will glide through with less chance of breakage

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    Amp up the care for the city. 

    If you live in the city, pollution probably plays a big role in how fresh your hair feels. For this reason, a dry shampoo can come in really handy to keep hair looking and smelling beautiful. Try Dove Refresh+Care Detox & Purify Dry Shampoo – it will give your hair the refreshing care it needs between washes

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    Turn to a trim.

    Still feel like the ends of your hair are dry? Split ends could be the reason why and if you leave them, they can work their way up your strands and cause the rest of the hair to feel dry. There's really only one effective treatment for dry hair caused by split ends: book in with your stylist as soon as you can. With a few inches trimmed off, your hair will be back to its soft, smooth best

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