• Hair Tips

    How to Repair Damaged Hair

    What are my options? Hair damage is more than just split ends. Extremely damaged hair develops cracks in the outside layer (cuticle). Once the cuticle lifts (opens), your hair is at risk for further damage and breakage. It may also look dull or frizzy and be difficult to manage. So can you really go from dry, brittle hair to smooth, shiny locks? The answer isn’t always cut and dried. For the most part, hair damage is permanent because hair is actually a collection of dead cells, making them beyond repair. The only real cure is time, a pair of shears, and taking steps to prevent new damage. But don’t despair,…

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    9 Shiny, Strong Hair Secrets That Only Stylists Know

    Glossy, glorious, bouncy hair: It’s not just a genetic blessing or magazine-ad myth. Stylists know the real secrets to getting high-shine hair—some of which may surprise you. Wash More Often—Not Less “Right now, a lot of people believe the way to get shinier hair is to wash it less frequently, but the reality is that hair looks duller day by day because of buildup, especially when you add things like dry shampoo or oils,” says celebrity hairstylist Kevin Mancuso. While it IS true that daily washing can dry your hair out if you choose the wrong shampoo, a formula designed to replenish both moisture and protein, like Nexxus Therappe Shampoo, followed by conditioner that does the…