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Can anyone recommend their holy grail product for dry, dry, dry hair!

(21 Posts)
SirRaymondClench Fri 03-May-13 19:08:59

I have tried allsorts: olive oil hair treatments, Tresemme Platinum conditioner and shots, conditioning treatments at the hairdressers...
My hair is still bone dry!
Can anyone help with any ideas? Please!

Lottapianos Fri 03-May-13 19:11:05

Give us more info OP - is your hair curly, straight, wavy? How often do you wash and which products do you use? Do you eat much protein and 'good' fats like avocado, olive oil etc? Do you use heat on your hair - hairdryer or straightners?

Purplehonesty Fri 03-May-13 19:24:41

Aussie 3 minute miracle conditioner stuff it's fab!

Megsdaughter Fri 03-May-13 19:25:46

John Freida serum, works everytime on mine. I use it everytime.

ceramicunicorn Fri 03-May-13 19:27:01

Kerastase Elixir Ultime and Aveda Damage Remedy make my hair lovely. But one wash later and I'm back to having a bail of hay for hair.

SirRaymondClench Fri 03-May-13 19:30:54

I have long (past my shoulders) straight, layered and dyed hair (am 40 so have some greys) I wash and condition every day and normally use L'oreal Elvive, VO5 or Tresemme products to wash and condition. Just started having a teaspoon of coconut oil this week to eat. I dry with a hairdryer every day and only straighten when going for a night out (about twice a year!)

noisytoys Fri 03-May-13 19:32:02

Coconut oil

Allthingspretty Fri 03-May-13 19:34:14

Aveda dry remedy

turkeyboots Fri 03-May-13 19:34:49

Put the oil on your hair, don't eat it. Olive oil or argan oil - a drop or two through your hair before drying and another drop or so after.

I have never been able to control my thick wavey dry dry hair until I discovered oils. The Eleve hair oils which have just launched are nice too.

Allthingspretty Fri 03-May-13 19:34:58

Sorry i meant damage remedy

BerryBlast Fri 03-May-13 19:37:06

Joico K-Pak shampoo, conditioner and deep conditioning mask - all three are very good. Make sure you use a heat protector spray as well and when you're in the sun use a spray (like a suntan lotion for hair !) Kerastase do one Soliel (?) something or other smile

BestestBrownies Fri 03-May-13 19:50:24

Argan oil. Also, don't wash and blow dry daily. If you can towel dry then leave to dry naturally. Wash only every 3 to 4 days (or less if you can manage).

hexagonal Fri 03-May-13 19:52:58

Coconut oil!

ivykaty44 Fri 03-May-13 19:57:20

olive oil - put it in your hair and scalp though - rather than eating it smile It is actually a lot lot lot cheaper to use than a lot of expensive hair products that promise the earth and moon.

ivykaty44 Fri 03-May-13 19:58:32

Oh and I would plaster it on and leave overnight or all evening, then wash in the shower int he morning.

Back2Two Fri 03-May-13 20:03:21

Argan oil, and you don't even have to leave it on long. Once a week maybe, put it on your hair for 10mins (or as long as you like) just before you wash it. Fab

gybegirl Fri 03-May-13 20:03:42

My hairdresser has been on at me for ages about my dry hair. He says....

Wash hair
Towel dry
Then apply conditioner (I use Aussie miracle stuff)

I finally have got around to following his advice and it's started making a real difference.

Also from him...before swimming, apply cheap conditioner to hair and put in rubber hat.

PullyWoolOver Fri 03-May-13 20:10:53

OP, I have dry, dry hair that is also v thick. Argan oil did nothing for me, but would recommend the new Elvive oil, is it called 'miracle' or some such name? It's in an orange bottle anyhow. It's been two months now since I started using it and it's actually made a difference. My hair could now be described as 'smooth' rather than 'dragged through hedge' grin

babybarrister Fri 03-May-13 21:45:01

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SoftKittyWarmKitty Fri 03-May-13 22:09:35

I love the L'oreal Elvive Extraordinary Oil - they do one for coloured hair which is the one I use.

juicychops Fri 03-May-13 22:10:02

i second coconut oil - excellent stuff and cheap too

put in your hair when dry 10 mins before you have a bath. wash out with shampoo 9may have to do 2 washes)

i love it!!
great for skin too

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