6 Remedies for Processed or Damaged Hair
Alberto VO5 Shower Works Hair Treatment
Unlike most treatments, this drugstore favorite takes just one minute to turn dull and dry hair into soft and bouncy strands. Formulated with a restorative blend of vitamins and proteins, it works with the steam in your shower to quickly penetrate hair at the root.
To buy: $6, drugstore.com.
Featured January 2015
L’Oreal Paris Advanced Haircare Total Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm
The proof is in the pudding with this protein- and moisture-packed deep conditioner. Five minutes with this thick treatment on, and previously parched hair is all but transformed into spun silk.
To buy: $8.50, amazon.com.
John Frieda Colour Refreshing Gloss
You know that dreaded stretch of time between appointments when your color seems to be dulling by the day? This is your fix. Use weekly before shampooing for a quick boost of color and shine. Available in six shades.
To buy: $13, ulta.com.
Color Wow Speed Dry Blow-Dry Spray
It’s hard to give up the good hair days that come courtesy of your curling iron, but there’s no denying its drying effects. Prevent further damage with this spray; it has proteins and amino acids that form a protective—and glossy—coat around strands.
To buy: $24, amazon.com.
Shu Uemura Color Lustre Brilliant Glaze Thermo-milk
It’s lightweight, nourishing, and does a body (of hair) good. This leave-in milk adds polish to dull, shapeless strands without weighing them down. Plus, it has antioxidant-rich goji berry, which prevents color from oxidizing.
To buy: $38, birchbox.com.