How to reap the benefits of a hair serum
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You wear your hair every day, so it's worth investing a little time into making sure it looks its best. This is where a hair serum can help, tackling a variety of concerns and correcting multiple problems to give you a good hair day, every day. Here’s what else you need to know.


Like a skincare serum, these boosters are formulated to deal with specific issues, whether that's dehydration, frizz, oiliness, dullness or brittleness. They work immediately by coating the surface of the hair, offering a quick fix so you can easily style your strands. For a formula packed with protein to repair brittle lengths (and good enough to eat) try: Green People Quinoa & Avocado Hair Serum


Hair serums come in different viscosities, making it easier to select one suitable for your hair type. Fine hair should stick to lighter, more fluid serums, while those with thicker hair can try heavier, moisturizing creams. Always start with a small amount and add more if necessary. For a decadent smelling oil suitable for fine hair Wella SP Luxe Oil Reconstructive Elixir is a must-try.


Most serums are formulated for application on just-washed, damp hair, although some can also be used on dry hair throughout the day for a quick touch-up on frizz and flyaways. The ends of the hair are often the unhealthiest, which is why you should concentrate most of the product here. Apply a hair serum like Dr Hauschka Strengthening Hair Treatment first at the ends, working up through the lengths and stopping at the midlengths (unless your treatment is specifically designed to be used at the roots, in which case, go for it) and then continue styling as normal. Tip: Warming up the serum between hands before applying also makes it easier to evenly cover hair.