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Often times we blame the unpredictable weather for the way our hair looks and feels, but sometimes it’s more than that. When it comes to our moisture stripped strands, cold winds and dry hair could be the perpetrator but there’s a little more to it than just that, it could be the way you’re moisturizing your hair. Here are some ways to moisturize your dry hair so it feels supple and looks soft.

If you’ve been washing daily (or twice a day)...

Stop! Over-washing (even with a moisturizing formula) is too harsh for your dry hair to handle. Shampooing your hair literally strips your hair of its natural oils, which you need to keep your hair moisturized. When picking a shampoo formula, choose one that has a creamier texture and oil to help dry hair keep its moisture. When you find the perfect shampoo, its ok to skip a day or two and opt for a dry shampoo in between time. *Bonus Tip* The best part of washing hair comes after the shampoo, which is the conditioner! You can never use too much, and is your dry hair's best friend. If cleansing your hair is a daily must, swap your shampoo for a conditioner. Conditioner still has cleansing properties to it without stripping your hair of too much natural oil.

 

If you’ve been using heat-tools…

Who doesn't love a gorgeous style every day? However, putting your hot tools to work on the daily can over-dry your hair. The high temperatures from your blow-dryer, flat iron, and curling iron can strip your strands of their natural moisture and cause dry looking hair. The best way to combat this dryness is to protect your hair before you even pull out your hot-tools. A thermal protectant will provide a barrier between your hair and your coveted tools, to protect your strands from any damage. *Bonus tip* Use tools that are infused with properties to evenly distribute heat throughout the barrel. We recommend the Bio Ionic GoldPro collection infused with 24K gold ceramic mineral complex to deposit moisture deep into your hair giving it an unbeatable shine.

 

If you’re enjoying fun in the sun a little bit too much…

It’s the springtime and while being immersed in the shining sun and toe-deep in the gritty sand is fun, we often forget about the damage UV rays, chlorine and salty beach water can have on our hair. Before you go into the sun, use a leave-in conditioner to protect your hair from harmful rays. After you're done at the pool, rinse your hair (and skin) in the shower to reduce the chances of absorbing chlorine into your hair. Before you head to the beach saturate your hair, using an oil-based conditioner will coat your hair so that the salt does not come in direct contact with your hair.


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