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Best shampoo and conditioner for thin hair w/oily roots and verrry dry ends?
I have made a pledge as part of my NY resolutions to sort out the condition of my hair ahead of my wedding in December 17.
I'll be getting regular cuts and dyes (to cover grey in my brown hair) but I really need to find a hair treatment regime that will help me have naice shiny, swishy, untangled and luscious hair --if one exists. -- My hair type is:
- Curly....long, large curls (rather than spiral curls IYSWIM) - Oily roots - Very, very dry and damaged from mid length to root (not sure why it's damaged as I don't currently dry it or straighten it)
At the moment it's so dry that after a night sleeping on it the back is like tangled candy floss.
What shampoos, conditioners, treatments, etc would you recommend?
I have thinning, oily hair - ends used to be quite dry and the hair at my nape used to get tangled every night due to being so dry
I like: -Coconut oil on hair once or twice a week as a pre shampoo treatment (can also mix in castor oil on spots that are thinning though I wouldn't add it all over). Leave 20 min or so before shampooing out -hair oil esp on ends -Shampoos I use are L'Oréal clay (oily roots and dry ends) and L'Oréal fibrology (thickening and volume) - you can also buy a moisturising spray in conditioner to use on ends between washes if they are drying out
Andrew hill keratin shampoo is fantastic, also the Argan oil shampoo, and definitely the 2 minute miracle hair mask, but I just use it as a regular conditioner. Definitely do weekly deep conditioning treatments, even with the oily roots, as dry hair stimulates oil production and can overcompensate creating oily roots.
I have been doing a bit of research tonight after joining is another hair thread and the Paul Mitchell shampoos get good reviews, shampoo one and two are good for oily roots, I didnt get as far as conditioner as my ends are dry but not damaged so not too bad, thats my job for tomorrow. www.lookfantastic.com/paul-mitchell-shampoo-one-1000ml/10568213.html
I've been using the Richard Ward Anti Aging range from Waitrose and it's really excellent - like you, I have fine hair prone to greasy roots, but it is going slightly grey so gets terribly dry through the lengths.
It seems to strike the right balance between moisturising the hair and actually getting it clean.
Cut down on the shampoo will make a massive difference. Gradually leave it s day longer in between washes until you can go a week. Your hair will regulate the grease itself and then just condition the ends in the shower every day. Using sulphate Free shampoo also makes a huge difference to moisture levels
Sounds quite like my hair. I use the organix coconut water shampoo and john Freida frizz ease dream curls conditioner. I used to use coconut oil once a week but got out of the habit, need to start again.
I've started using the L'oreal Extraordinary Clay stuff and I have noticed a difference. Only condition the mid length and ends, make sure you comb well before washing and while conditioning and rinse the conditioner out really well. I find a cold rinse at the end helpful too.
I go around three days without washing at the moment....I can't go any longer as I commute and work in an office every day so I don't think I could impose my oil slick on everyone else while I went through the pain barrier
Will definitely give some of the things mentioned a go....