Pro secrets for repairing damaged hair
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If you're not quite ready for a chop, here's what you can do at home to temporarily mend frayed strands.


“A good cut is the best way to combat damaged ends,” explains Barney Martin, hair director and owner of Barney Martin salons, NSW. But if you’re in between salon visits the at-home hair treatments and masks are a brilliant way to boost and maintain your hairs health.


“There are so many different types of at-home treatments on offer, that work to deal with many hair issues,” Martin explains. Don’t dismiss your at-home washing either, choosing the right formula for your hair can also help keep damage at bay. If dullness is your concern, why not consider a natural shine boost like Green People Daily Aloe Shampoo and Conditioner while the amino repair complex in John Frieda's Frizz Ease Miracle Repair Conditioner in is ideal for split ends and hair that needs a little extra TLC.

Creamy treatments applied to clean damp lengths, from roots to ends, either in the shower or post, (left on for at least 20 minutes) and then rinsed out again, instantly make your strands look and feel like you’ve had a salon experience. But who has time? Good news is, one of our favourite ways to apply a hair treatment is to dry hair just before bed. Simply coat your lengths from root to tip and hit the hay. In the morning wash and style as normal and your hair and scalp with thank you for the treat. We can’t go past Dr Hauschka's Strengthening Hair Treatment. After another fuss-free repairing strategy? leave in styling creams - they care and style at the same time, win, win. Simply apply them to damp mid lengths to ends (avoiding the crown as this will make your hair lank and greasy) before styling. We love the light-weight and easy to use John Frieda Secret Weapon Styling Cream.


And if heat styling is your preferred method of keeping your lengths in check. Be sure to always apply a thermal protector as your first step. Try: John Frieda Frizz Ease Smooth Leave In Primer. This simple step is bound to minimise unwanted damage plus keep lengths sleek.