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Dove Treat dry hair

How to treat dry hair

The first step to treating dry hair is distinguishing it from damaged hair (they’re easy to confuse). Is your hair lacking smoothness and shine? Is it unmanageable, frizzy, and feeling dried out? Is it thick or curly? Answered yes to most of the above? Then you probably have dry hair. Treatment for dry hair is quite simple, actually – it doesn’t make enough hair-conditioning lipids, so replenishing them is key. Think of how to treat dry hair like looking after a delicate plant: give it all the nourishment it needs, and it’ll flourish.

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    The power of oils.

    If you haven’t discovered the joys of hair oil yet, now’s the time. Just a few drops of Dove Advanced Hair Series Regenerate Nourishment Serum-in-Oil can help nourish dry and damaged hair, leaving it touchably soft 

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    Progressive nourishment.

    When it comes to conditioner, use the richest one you can find. For very dry hair, Dove Intensive Repair Conditioner has a non-greasy formula which progressively nourishes, for hair that looks and feels better over time

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    Damage protection.

    Dry hair is vulnerable to damage, so try to use a deep conditioning hair mask for dry hair, such as Dove Advanced Hair Series Quench Absolute Intense Restoration Mask. Layered on a few times a week it will keep your strands nourished and protected 

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    Heat protection.

    As a simple dry hair treatment, when heat styling, make sure you take good care of your locks: use a low heat setting and always use a heat protection spray

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    UV defence.

    And talking of heat, the sun can dry out our hair, too – keep it protected with a leave-in conditioner containing UV filters

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    Omega 3.

    What you eat can have a huge effect on dry hair – including Omega-3 fatty acid-rich foods like oily fish could help top up your hair’s oil reserves