Dry hair is annoying! It can make your hair feel unhealthy, crunchy and look lackluster. For some instant moisture, we suggest using a hair serum that can work to make your hair soft, hydrated and shiny. Whether your hair always seems to be dry, or your dryness is the result of damage, there are a slue of different types of hair serum for dry hair for you to choose from. Read on for some tips on choosing the best hair serum for dry hair, and application techniques.
Best Hair Serum for Dry Hair: A Silky Selection
1. Start with clean hair.
To use a hair serum for dry hair, you need to start off with a freshly washed head of hair. It helps to apply the serum, and makes sure you don’t weigh down your hair. If you have truly dry hair, wash with a hydrating shampoo and conditioner. The Suave Coconut Milk Infusion Deep Moisture Shampoo and Suave Coconut Milk Infusion Deep Moisture Conditioner will get your hair clean and make it smell like it’s somewhere in the tropics. After washing your hair, lightly squeeze out any excess moisture with a towel.
2. Choose a serum.
There’s a whole world of serums available out there, many of which, are designed to help out those with dry and damaged hair! For truly thirsty hair, try out the S Factor By TIGI Silky Smooth Serum. This ultra-hydrating serum can help to give you sleek, smooth, and frizz-free hair with a light control. Another option is the TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Serum that works to smooth out flyways and frizz. We love how smooth and silky it makes our hair. Bonus: it’s safe for color-treated hair!
3. Start with a small amount.
When it comes to serums, the general rule of thumb is that a little goes a long way. Since most serums are made with silicones a.k.a that slippery goodness that coats your hair, making it feel soft and look shiny! Start with a small amount and work up to more serum, if needed.
4. Applying the hair serum.
For many people, frizz and dryness tends to acclimate towards the front of the hair or on the ends. Focus on the driest part of your hair where you place the serum in your hands, rub them together, using your palm to smooth out your hair. If you happen to have any serum left on your hands, work it through the middle lengths of your hair. You should probably avoid applying serum to the roots of your hair, where the extra shine may translate to oily looking roots. No, thank you!
5. Dry your hair and style!
You can always let your hair air-dry, but serums truly shine when you blow-dry your hair. You can go all out and do a professional style blowout at home! Or you can just quickly rough-dry your hair, whichever works for you. Once your hair is dry it is time to style! You can wear your now hydrated and shiny hair down, in a fun half-updo, or a cool braided style.
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