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My hair (shoulder length, brown, straight, boring) is in a perpetual state of frizz. Unless I go to the gym, when I come out with it sleek and lovely. I assume it is because they soften their water, as the shampoo and conditioner they supply is fairly middle of the road stuff. I’d love to be able to make it look like that more often but have no idea how. Short of going to the gym more (I know!), how can I make middle aged hair look better?
I got a Kerasilk keratin treatment on my frizz bomb and its the best thing ive ever done! I could never ever wear my hair down as it would just turn to frizz within 10 minutes. It was so bad. Im on week 6 now and its still silky smooth, its suppose to last 3-5 months depending on how often you wash it. It’s fairly expensive mine was £200 but completely worth it, its literally changed my life, highly recommend
Thanks everyone. Maybe I need to experiment with different shampoo types. I typically just grab whatever is on offer. Hairdryer is a Parlux so should be ok. No room for a water softener but shall check out keratin treatments
Don't over complicate this! If you are just using any old shampoo at home, and the problem is fixed by using the shampoo at the gym, then it is 1000x more likely that this is something that you can solve with a trip to Boots, without necessitating a £150 salon treatment. You probably just need a serum.
Hard water can be a factor but I don't think it's as big a deal as you think. I used to live in Cambridge which is SO HARD and I just had to use more product.
There are hundreds of things on the market which will fix this. Lots of smoothing and frizz reducing products have silicone in. Some people hate them; it's probably better for your hair to forgo them completely but equally for other people they are a lifesaver and can be used without any problems. Just try something and take it from there! Products you could try include: John Frieda Frizz Ease (v basic but that might be all you need), Bumble & Bumble hairdressers invisible oil range, Davines Oi Milk. Or without silicone: Windle & Moodie day cream, Davines love range. I don't really know Kerastase but it's very good.
Why not steal a bit of shampoo and conditioner from the gym and try it at home? If you get the same effect at home then ask the gym what it is...... if you don't then start researching water softeners?
Try the TIGI bed head duo sets of shampoo and conditioners. You can normally get the giant bottles as a set for £10-£15 from Feelunique and it’s salon quality perfection. Shampoo and conditioner really makes a difference, also a good serum eg Moroccan oil
Bought a bottle of Herbal Essences shampoo (no silicone) this morning and tried it just now, with serum. Definitely better than before. Will persist then move on to the TIGI stuff as that seems very popular. My best friend just suggested more frequent gym trips - she may have a point there!