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The Best Haircare for Damaged Hair

The Best Haircare for Damaged Hair

Sometimes your hair needs a little TLC. After a holiday away, a few too many sweeps of the hair straighteners or blow drying, hair can feel dull, brittle and unmanageable. Bring it back to life with our advice and all the best products for damaged hair.

How to Repair Damaged Hair

Although the best option is to try to keep hair as healthy as possible, if you do find it feeling a little damaged and dry, there are some things you can do to try to revive it and repair your locks.

  • Go for a trim. Heading for a haircut can totally refresh your hair. It helps get rid of split ends which can leave hair looking extra dry.
  • Stay away from heat and chemicals. If you can avoid using heat styling and chemical treatments like perms or dyes, your hair will thank you. Both of these can alter the structure of the hair, leaving it brittle and weak.
  • Try a Sulphate-free shampoo. When looking for a shampoo, try out a Sulphate-free formula, as some Sulphates can strip protective oils and dehydrate weak hair further.
  • Go lukewarm. To protect your hair, turn down your water temperature; hot water will actually help dry out your hair even further, leaving it prone to breakage.
  • Check out the ingredients list. Good ingredients for damaged hair are Shea, Argan, Macademia, Proteins, Panthenol and Glycerol. These all help moisturise your hair, adding elasticity and shine.
  • Avoid Alcohol. It is in a lot of hair styling products but Alcohol can dehydrate the hair even further. Watch out for oils and mists in particular, which often use Alcohol to dilute and make application easier.
  • Don’t forget your sunscreen. For extra protection, look for products containing UV filters which will help guard against environmental factors like sunshine.
  • Wrap it up warm. For an added boost when using treatments and masks, wrap your hair in a warm towel whilst the mask absorbs. The warmth will help the mask penetrate better.

The Best Haircare Ranges

  1. Shu Uemura Art Of Hair Ultimate Remedy
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    Shu Uemura Art Of Hair Ultimate Remedy

    The Shu Uemura Ultimate Remedy range helps to strengthen damaged hair. It uses luxurious ingredients like Lotus Infusion alongside the latest Ceramide technology to transform the appearance and feel of your hair.

    Featuring a shampoo, conditioner, treatment mask and serum, the Ultimate Remedy range has everything you need to revitalise your locks.

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  2. Ojon Damage Reverse
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    Ojon Damage Reverse

    Designed to do exactly what it says, the Ojon Damage Reverse range uses a combination of nourishing oils, Wheat Protein and Coconut to rehydrate hair. These help seal in moisture, protecting hair from the impact of daily styling and stress.

    The Ojon Restorative Hair Serum is the finishing touch to a routine of shampoo, conditioner and mask. It not only helps styling and adds shine but also contains Rouge Oleifera, a Beta-Carotene rich oil which deeply penetrates the hair to nourish and protect the hair.

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  3. Redken Extreme
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    Redken Extreme

    The Redken Extreme range is one of the best known ranges of hair strengthening products. All containing a complex blend of proteins, lipids and Ceramide to reinforce the hair, Redken Extreme helps make hair feel stronger and look smoother.

    The hero products in the range are the Anti-Snap Treatment and the CAT Protein Treatment. The first is a leave-in conditioner which is specially targeted at hair which is prone to breaking. It also contains heat protection to help prevent further damage. The second is an intensely rehydrating and fortifying treatment for smooth, shiny locks.

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  4. Pureology Strength Cure
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    Pureology Strength Cure

    Coloured hair can often be left extra dull and brittle. All of Pureology’s products have a dual-action formula which helps to boost and protect colour at the same time as targeting a specific hair need.

    The Strength Cure range reinforces and heals micro scars on the hair cuticle thanks to a combination of Keravis, Ceramide and Arginine. Combined with Pureology’s exclusive Anti-Fade Complex, hair looks glossy, bright and sleek. Boost the results with the powerful Split End Salve and Fabulous Lengths Serum.

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  5. Korres Almond And Linseed Collection
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    Korres Almond And Linseed Collection

    For natural beauty fans, the Almond and Linseed products from Korres are the perfect choice. Comprising of a shampoo, conditioner and mask, the range works to rehydrate and nourish the hair.

    Enriched with powerfully hydrating natural ingredients like Shea Butter, Almond and Linseed oil, all of the products will help give you frizz-free, soft and manageable tresses. Unwind the impact of summer sun and heat styling simply and easily.

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  6. Kérastase Resistance Thérapiste
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    Kérastase Resistance Thérapiste

    For damaged, over-processed hair, the Kérastase Resistance Thérapiste uses the latest technology to revive your hair.

    Whilst traditionally Ceramides and Keratin have been used, Kérastase have discovered that KAPs, Keratin Associated Proteins, link the Keratin together. These disappear when the hair is damaged and this range uses an exclusive combination of ingredients, FIBRA-KAP, which works to repair these KAPs.

    Use the shampoo, conditioner, mask and serum to discover the powerful impact of the FIBRA-KAP formula and give your hair a second life.

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Still want more advice? We have been putting some of the ranges to the test ourselves, to see if they live up to our hopes. Read all of the Haircare Awareness Month reviews to find out what we thought.



Laura

Laura

Make Up Specialist

Major fan of scented candles, Make Up brushes and Highlighter. I’m always on the hunt for those Holy Grail products and my dressing table is covered in more beauty products than I like to admit. As an adopted Northerner originally from Brighton, I spend most my days wondering what all this rain is about. My hair isn’t grateful for the move. Currently loving: NIOD Photography Fluid