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Hair feels like straw

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giraffesCantRunA10k Tue 02-Jun-09 11:14:37

My hair is usually quite frizzy anyway and needs either straightened or tied back in a messy bun.

But it feels like straw today - have washed it and dried it in the usual way. I dont usually dry it all the time, often I let it dry itself as its pretty thin, so its not constant heat from hairdryer every day.

Could it be the sun? If so what can I use? Had a big knot in it this morning too.

southeastastra Tue 02-Jun-09 11:17:19

some sort of smoothing serum would be good. is it coloured?

giraffesCantRunA10k Tue 02-Jun-09 13:54:46

nope not been coloured for well over a year.

stroppyknickers Tue 02-Jun-09 13:56:16

put olive oil on it while dry, and leave for as long as possible (eg hours) then shampoo off with baby shampoo.

TheDevilWearsPenneys Tue 02-Jun-09 13:57:31

What shampoo/ conditioner/ products do you use?

giraffesCantRunA10k Tue 02-Jun-09 13:59:57

Head&shoulders and alberto balsam shampoo. Then bumble&bumble hair thickner stuff.

TheDevilWearsPenneys Tue 02-Jun-09 14:02:50

Maybe you are using too much?

If your hair is saturated then it can't produce oil.

I use Aussie Miracle moist shampoo (a tiny amount) and only use conditioner every other day, then do the 3 minute miracle mask every fortnight. No styling products. It's really sorted out my hair.

I think mixing 'brands' is a bad idea too, they can have clashing chemicals in them.

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