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Best shampoo for strength/stop breakage......please
Hair has always been fairly robust but above all issues now is fact it breaks. So i am developing loads of flyaway bits at top. Don't know why, can only think it is age but i need to start using some products to combat this . Any suggestions i can go get today? I'm 36, dark thick but frizzy hair. Thank you.
If you can tolerate protein, I would recommend either Redken Extreme (including the leave-on 'anti-snap') or Joico K-Pak ranges. Both v good if your scalp can handle protein. Rotate them with a moisturising shampoo as protein rich repair shampoos can be quite drying.
I can't tolerate protein in haircare- I get an itchy, lumpy scalp and it causes my already fragile hair to snap and split more. That's why I asked. I get on better with more moisturising formulas, regular trims and Olaplex 3.
Chi Keratin Shampoo and conditioner is great for a pick me up. Sulfate free and although it has protein, it's quite moisturising. Do you deep condition at all? How often do you wash your hair?Have you tried leave-in conditioner and hair oils?
Naturalky dry hair which i wash every 3 days i'd say. How do i know if can tolerate protein? I don't want to spend and find out i can't. I don't go hairdessers for colour, just cuts. Can i buy the Opalex from net? Not sure where to start. I'm happy ro buy shampoo and conditioner as i imagine lasts a while. Anyone care to tell me where to start?
Done my research and am about to buy the Redken products BUT do I need the conditioner AND the anti-snap? It says leave in so I am thinking I probably too or do people think that would be conditioner over-kill? Maybe should start with both until get it into betetr state??
Yes, use conditioner and anti snap. Antisnap isn't a moisture product, like a tradition leave in conditioner, it is a protein product designed to help restructure hair. You will need to condition alongside anti snap as it can be drying.
I also wouldn't use anti snap every wash, either. Maybe every third/every other and see how you get on with it, sensitivity wise. Your hair might not need it every time.