Dry hair

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  1. stanwelks

    stanwelks Well-Known Member

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    My hair is always very dry. I have tried different shampoos and conditioners, though obviously not the right ones, though it still seems dry. I wash it every day, though I do not use a blowdryer.

    1. Can anyone recommend a particular shampoo/conditioner/product I can try?
    2. Any other routines or things I should do?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Hollywars

    Hollywars Senior member

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    Don't shampoo every day, leave conditioner in longer.
     
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    stanwelks Well-Known Member

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    I would like to not shampoo everyday, though I put product in my hair, like gel after washing it.
     
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    Hollywars Senior member

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    You can rinse it, maybe use a gel or product that is water-soluble? Check the hair thread for products that you can just rinse out.
     
  5. willpower

    willpower Senior member

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    On a daily basis, you can do a technique called Co-Washing. You buy the cheapest conditioner you can find (Sauve, VO5, etc) and use it as a shampoo. You have to apply a lot in order for this to work well, hence the cheaper the conditioner the better. By vigorously massaging it into your hair and scalp for 2-3 minutes, the friction created makes dirt and hair product slide off, but keeps the natural oils in place so your hair doesn't dry out. Watch this instructional vid - they're pushing their own product but the technique works for any kind of conditioner. Use a wide tooth comb as well to cover all of your hair and when you're rinsing it out. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJfEj...tailpage#t=62s You have to spend a minute rinsing it out. Then you have to follow with a real conditioner. The one below is good and not too expensive. L'Oreal Vive Pro Hydra Gloss Moisturizing Conditioner http://www.drugstore.com/loreal-vive...195452?tab=1#1 Or, use a leave-in conditioner (Aussie, Garnier, Aveeno - all good) Then once a week use a real shampoo.
     
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    mediafred Active Member

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    So you are suggesting on a daily basis to:
    - use conditioner instead of shampoo
    - use comb to get it through my hair
    - then use a conditioner on top of that
    - Then once a week use a real shampoo.

    Thanks.
     
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    drum Senior member

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    Have you tried a leave-in conditioner?
     
  8. willpower

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    So you are suggesting on a daily basis to: - use conditioner instead of shampoo - use comb to get it through my hair - then use a conditioner on top of that - Then once a week use a real shampoo. Thanks.
    Yes, or use a leave in conditioner instead of the second conditioner Also, remember that you need to vigorously massage the cheap conditioner through your hair for 2-3 minutes in order for it to cleanse as well as condition. Just follow the video instructions posted above and it'll work great.
     
  9. stanwelks

    stanwelks Well-Known Member

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    Any advice for a good leave in conditioner?
     
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    stanwelks Well-Known Member

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    Blow dryers, collapsed irons, crimper band and hot combs can all could cause dryness.Ultra-rich and arranged with moisturizing proteins, Kerastase Masquintense is accepted to accord salon results.The abysmal conditioner detangles quickly, softens and will not counterbalance hair down.
     
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    Any advice for a good leave in conditioner?

    I'd recommend some all natural products. Try Jojoba oil and extra virgin coconut oil. You can find the latter in the cooking sections. A little goes a long way so don't apply too much.
     
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    I would like some suggestions on the products that Dry Skin types use. As far as cleansing, moisturizing and exfoiliating. What are some of the best products. I am trying to get some consistency in my face routine.

    Thanks
     

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