Solve winter hair dilemmas

July 19, 2005

Solve winter hair dilemmas

To keep winter hair clean, moisturised and shiny, you need a deep moisturising shampoo and conditioner. The Sunsilk Moisture Therapy Shampoo and Conditioner (RRP $6.99 each) is a great choice as they leave your hair feeling clean and moisturised. Its protein rich formulation that ultra moisturises hair by smoothing and sealing and helping to prevent split ends. It rapidly penetrates and hydrates even the driest of hair, restoring its natural moisture balance to leave it feeling soft and smooth. You won?t need too much as really lathers up so 350ml bottles should last quite a while and it has a yummy scent that reminds you of summer! Perfect for this time of year!

TRESemme is a newly released professional range of hair care products with a much more affordable price tag. Their TRESemme Vitamin E Moisture Rich Shampoo and Conditioner (RRP $9.95 each) is specifically designed to strengthen dry and damaged hair. Sunflower, hazelnut, almond extracts improve hair condition. Stockists: Coles, Woolworths, Big W, K-Mart, Priceline and other selected outlets.

According to hairdresser Peter Young, founder and owner of high profile salon Synergy Melbourne, other problems in winter are combination hair type (oily roots, dry ends) and an irritated, sensitive or flaky scalp. These can be caused by ?a lack of internal moisture balance, dietary deficiencies, allergic reactions, product build up, hormonal changes, infrequent shampooing, insufficient rinsing of shampoo, or scalp conditions.? Regardless of the cause, the start of a healthy head of hair is a healthy scalp and if your scalp is oily while your ends are dry or is feeling tight, tingly, dry and full of flakes, Peter Young recommends using a range of targeted products such as the ALONZO Equivalence Range – specially formulated products for combination hair, sensitive scalp and dandruff. Not only will these products leave your scalp moisturised and flake free, ALONZO helps you restore your hair to optimum condition and then keeps it there. The ALONZO Equivalence range of products is available at selected salons nationally. Stockists: 07 3291 2244.

Keep tresses well moisturised by using an intense treatment, masque or deep conditioner once a week or as often as needed. Try the Matthew James Deep Moisture Treatment (RRP$19.95) to give quick relief to dry, damaged and chemically treated hair. This rich formulation actually penetrates deep into the hair fibre where moisture loss and breakage has occurred to restructure and strengthen hair that has been exposed to the damaging influences of the environment, chemical processes and heated styling tools. Hair is immediately softer, stronger and more manageable.
Stockists: 07 3291 2244.

The Senscience Inner Restore Deep Moisturising Conditioner (RRP $24.95) is an exclusive creamy conditioning treatment that penetrates the hair shaft to replenish natural protein lost due to environmental stress, heat styling or chemical services. This specially formulated nourishing conditioner strengthens the internal structure of the hair while repairing the cuticle. Inner Restore is recommended for extremely dry, damaged, chemically treated coarse and thick hair and should be applied to towel-dried hair and rinsed out after 15 minutes. Stockists at Salon Support: 1800 111 770.

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