New Year, new hair. It's time to kiss dry, brittle hair goodbye in 2013, and here's how you can get the silky, shiny strands you've always wanted. To start, let your hair air-dry, avoid shampooing every day, and most importantly, put back any lost moisture with a revitalising hair mask each week. Discover three top product picks now.
Summer is on our doorstep, which means our hair will be subjected to greater environmental damage — too much sun equals dry strands. If your hair is feeling parched and in need of TLC, hit the pantry. Our DIY "recipe" for a simple, homemade remedy soothes itchy scalp and creates soft, touchable hair. Best part? You only need three ingredients.
Remember your younger, more carefree years when you'd go to sleep with wet hair and wake up with it sticking in a million directions (ahem, school)? Well, growing up means getting wiser . . . at least with your beauty routines. There are plenty of things you can do while you sleep to help you arise with a coiffure people will envy. So grab your pjs, curl up, and keep reading
As soon as the season changes we bring out those rich face creams, up the ante on the elbow moisturising and switch from a lightweight lotion to body butter, but what about our hair? It tends to get left behind feeling all dry and sorry for it after a sun-soaked Summer. The good news is, it's easy to inject some much-needed hydration back into distressed tresses with a nourishing moisture mask. Much like the kind you'd use on your face. Here are five fab finds that'll do the job and restore moisture (and with it, that salon-worthy shine) in no time.
To celebrate Earth Day today, here's a DIY hair mask you can do at home using just three ingredients. As winter slowly approaches, this mask will set you in good stead for healthy, glossy hair throughout the colder months. Our DIY hair mask makes for a simple, homemade remedy that will soothe an itchy scalp and create soft, touchable hair.
This is a question I get asked wherever I go. In the queue for a coffee. On the bus. While I'm shopping. I would go so far as to say it's one of the most commonly asked beauty questions EVER. Big call. But that's because split ends are a big problem. They look unsightly, they feel horrible and if you miss just one appointment they can start to crop up. Nightmare. So I called up my man T-Dog (or Tony Pearce as he prefers to be known) to help. He's Pantene's Expert Trichologist, which is really just a fancy way of saying he knows lots about hair and scalps.
A) Prevention with regular haircare conditioning and deep treatments is the best option as once split ends develop, they usually cannot be repaired, as a 'split end' is essentially a longitudinal splitting of the hair shaft. [Sounds nasty, huh?] Once this develops only trimming of the hair distal to the fracture will correct them. Regular trims will stop split end in their tracks, as will conditioning treatments like Pantene 3 Minute Miracle ($7.99),