How to Get Beautiful Hair Even Without Expensive Salon Treatments

Dreaming of sleek, enviable tresses? Follow these tips to achieve that beautiful hair in no time!

We all want beautiful hair, and we often resort to various salon treatments to get it. If you can afford them, then by all means, pamper yourself. However, you can also take a minute to evaluate your hair care routine. What if you can improve it to get healthier, more beautiful locks? That would definitely cost a lot less. Sometimes, the key to achieving gorgeous hair is dropping some bad hair habits and adopting great ones.

To help you get healthy hair that wow without having to break the bank, we’ve put together some tips on how to treat your mane right. Follow these tips and watch your locks transform and become more beautiful each day.

1. Wash your hair regularly.

How to get beautiful hair: Closeup shot of a woman in the shower shampooing her hair
Always apply conditioner after shampooing your hair to keep your hair from drying out. Credit: Shutterstock

While some say that frequent washing is not good for your hair, it’s recommended when you live in a hot and humid country like the Philippines. After all, you sweat a lot and are often exposed to pollution! And when dirt, sweat, and excess oil accumulate on your scalp, it can result in scalp irritation, itching, and dandruff. 

Also, a lot of shampoos have the essential nutrients that your hair needs to be heathy and beautiful, so washing your hair can help deliver these nutrients. Massage your shampoo through your hair and scalp. Don’t forget to condition your hair after shampooing so your hair stays moisturized, detangled, and smooth.

Editor’s tip: Give your hair 10 salon benefits in one wash by using TRESemmé Keratin Smooth KERA10 Shampoo. It makes your hair smooth, soft, and shiny, has an anti-humidity and anti-frizz formulation, provides heat protection, and detangles your hair, among others. It also has KERA10 Protein Complex that can go up to 10 layers deep into your hair to nourish it. 

2. Avoid rubbing your hair with a towel.

How to get beautiful hair: Asian woman squeezing her long curly hair with a white shirt
An old t-shirt or any smooth fabric is preferable over a towel when squeezing excess water from your hair.

Your hair is at its weakest when it’s wet, so it’s more prone to breakage. Gently squeeze excess water out using a smooth fabric, like an old t-shirt, instead of rubbing your hair with a towel. This will help prevent split ends, breakage, and damage.

Editor’s tip: If your hair breaks easily, fortify your strands with the help of Cream Silk Triple Keratin Rescue Ultimate Hair Fall Defiance Ultra Conditioner. It has revolutionary fiber actives that penetrate hair up to a cellular level to strengthen it and prevent hair fall. It also gives your hair the benefits of three keratin products in one: keratin relaxers to tame frizz, keratin serum to revive hair from intense damage, and keratin essence for hair strengthening. 

3. Rinse your hair with cold water.

Asian woman washing her long hair
Rinsing with cold water can make your scalp feel fresh, too. Credit: Dennie Ramon

Rinsing your hair with cold water closes your hair cuticle, and this helps seal in the nutrients from the shampoo and conditioner. This leaves your hair smooth, soft, and shiny. 

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4. Go easy on hairstyling products.

Asian woman spritzing hairspray to her hair bun
Styling your hair using your favorite products is fun, but give your hair a break once in a while. Credit: Hariono Halim

You don’t always have to use hairstyling products for your hair to look good. Sometimes, all it takes is proper hair care and management. When you have clean hair that’s fragrant and neatly combed, you’re good to go! However, if you really have to use hairspray, gel, wax, or mousse, make sure to wash them off at the end of the day so there will be no product residue that’s left on your hair and scalp. 

5. Give your hair a keratin treatment.

Asian woman wearing a white robe putting on a shower cap
With a keratin treatment, you’re in for some deep conditioning and nourishment. Credit: Dennie Ramon

While this is one of the most sought-after salon treatments, a keratin treatment can be done at home using the right keratin products. A keratin-rich hair mask treatment can deeply moisturize your hair, fill in the cracks and gaps on your hair cuticle, and make your hair smooth and shiny, so pamper your hair with a DIY keratin treatment at least once a week.

Editor’s tip: Looking for a keratin hair mask? We recommend TRESemmé Keratin Smooth KERA10 Treatment Mask at least once a week. This product deeply nourishes and moisturizes your hair to keep it from getting dry, dull, and frizzy.

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6. Avoid using heat-styling tools too often.

Asian woman curling her long hair
Styling your hair with heated tools often can damage your hair. Credit: Natasha Estelle

As much as curling iron, blow dryer, and flat iron help us get gorgeous hair, they also damage it. Frequent exposure to high temperature makes hair dry and brittle. So, skip that curling iron or hair straightener on some days and just reserve them for instances when you need to look extra polished or glamorous. 

7. Keep your hair fresh and fragrant.

Asian woman holding a pink shampoo bottle
Your hair’s scent contributes to its beauty. Credit: Dennie Ramon

Don’t you just love smelling your long, beautiful hair, especially after a good wash? Enjoy this experience even more when you have fragrant hair. To achieve this, we recommend Sunsilk Smooth and Manageable Shampoo. It also has five flower essences that give your hair a fresh, floral scent combined with mouth-watering notes of pineapple, red fruits, and apple and a blend of strawberry milk and vanilla. This shampoo also helps make your hair soft and easy to style, so using it is a great way to prep your hair for the day.

8. Brush your hair the right way.

How to get beautiful hair: Woman brushing her long dark hair facing a mirror
Quit the tugging and pulling. Brush your hair gently, untangling your tips first. Credit: Shutterstock

Is there a right way to brush your hair? The answer is yes. If you’ve been brushing from roots to tips, chances are, you might have been contributing to hair breakage and damage. It’s time to change this habit. Start by holding your hair mid-length and brushing your tips first to remove tangles. Make sure that when you brush, your roots don’t get pulled to avoid damage. Then, work your way up, removing tangles along the way, until your brush can run smoothly from your roots to your tips.

With these simple tips, you can get beautiful hair right at your own home. Cultivating a healthy hair care routine is key. After all, beautiful hair starts from having healthy locks.

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