When the days are shorter and the leaves fall from the trees we all look forward to the cooler season! Winter is perfect for staying warm inside with a cup of hot cocoa, but it also means we have to alter our hair care routine.

Because of the change in weather, it can be hard for our hair to retain moisture.

Hair is much fizzier and static, and it can also be brittle and prone to breakage.

To avoid the frizz, read on for our 3 top tips for winter hair care –

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1. Use a sulphate-free shampoo

Sodium lauryl sulphate/SLS or sulphates are a common ingredient in shampoos.

It usually creates foam to remove grease and dirt from your hair or scalp (Please read here for more details). However, it strips beneficial oils from your hair, which can cause a hair issues in winter.

When the scalp doesn’t have enough oils, this can create  dryness. Using a sulphate free shampoo in winter can help your scalp stay hydrated. Luckily, all HASK hair treatments are sulphate-free!

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2. Choose your conditioner carefully

Frizz and static in winter can seriously damage your hair. As hair can’t stay hydrated all the time, your hair becomes brittle and damaged. In order to get rid of dull and lifeless hair, it’s time to invest in nourishing and moisturising conditioners.

Selecting conditioners with Keratin Protein can help add nourishment back into fizzy hair.

Keratin is like a CC cream for your hair! Hydrolysed keratin is a highly refined protein, structurally identical to naturally occurring keratin found in hair. Its precise molecular weight and size allows for optimum penetration and imparts gloss, strength and a smooth texture.

Keratin works to coat the hair shaft, reducing split ends and improving the hair’s appearance and manageability. Your hair will stay healthy and smooth and there’s no more hair breakage or damage.

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3. Dry your hair correctly

Try to avoid putting your hair in a ponytail when it’s damp and try not to dry hair with a towel. Both can cause brittleness or damage sensitive hair further.

If possible, it’s better to limit the use of a hair dryer or let your hair dry naturally as over-drying can dry your hair and scalp. If you have to use a dryer, set it on a cooler setting and dry your hair with a vent brush.

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