Winter is here in full force, which means it’s time to wear warm sweaters and spend time inside curled up with a warm blanket on the couch. However, with the dip in the temperature, outside factors might damage your skin and hair. In reality, the dryness and friction that winter brings can alter the structure of your hair. You’re not alone if you experience dullness, excessive dryness, split ends, breakage, or more frizz than usual. Thankfully, you can repair your hair and maintain its beauty with these simple haircare steps.

1. Use A Hydrating Shampoo And Conditioner


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In a milder climate, you might get away with using any shampoo and conditioner, but the cold air might dry out your hair. Use a hydrating shampoo and conditioner to restore the moisture in your hair. Pick a product that is formulated without harsh ingredients like sulphates and paraben, which can be significant causes of dryness.

2. Hair Mask Is A Must

Your regular conditioner may not always be sufficient to hydrate dry hair. Add a moisturising hair mask to your hair care routine during winter (or if your hair feels dry). Opt for a product with hydrating oils or Vitamin B5 to feed your hair, repair damage, and improve its smoothness.

3. Use An Anti-Frizz Serum


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Frizzy and static hair is one of the main problem areas during winter. Add an anti-frizz hair serum to your beauty stash to help prevent bad hair days. You can use it on dry or damp hair to reduce frizz and add softness and shine.

4. Reduce The Temperature In Your Shower

I understand that when you come inside from the bitter cold, nothing is more relaxing than a steaming hot shower. But hot water can strip your hair’s natural oils, making it feel drier and appear duller. So even though a hot shower in the thick of winter might feel wonderful, it’s better to rinse your hair with lukewarm water instead.

5. Skip The Heat


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In any season, excessive hot tools can harm your hair, but in the winter, it will only exacerbate your dry hair. Try out heatless hairstyles instead, and if you wish to use heat to style your hair, be sure to use a heat protectant.