Dull, brittle, hard to detangle.
Also known as "second day dry hair“ = Hair that dries out 2 days (or less) after treatment.
That's how long hair can resist after treatment, before oxidative damage makes it dry again.
Your ends have lived through many years, they are the most sensitised part of your hair. Dryness is even more common if you have highlighted hair.
Scales are smooth, perfectly assembled. Cuticle is healthy.
Scales are lifted, the surface is rough. Cuticle is damaged or absent.
Sun, pollution, water, oxygen, recurrent blow drying, frequent colouring and highlights.
*Washing excessively contributes to stripping away the sebum
that nourishes and protects the fibre.
8 tips to help you to reduce the risk of dry hair
Visit your nearest Kérastase salon for an expert consultation to determine you hair's needs. Your stylist can determine the level of your hair's dryness and prescribe the most appropriate
Choose rich formulas enriched with nourishing agents. When applying the bath, work up a lather using your fingertips and gently massage it onto your scalp, avoiding any rough friction.
Avoid vigorously towel-drying your hair before styling as this can cause the hair to be frizzy. Instead simply pat the hair dry before styling.
Make sure that your diet is rich in
vitamins, mineral salts and fatty acids.
Fruits, vegetables and nuts are an
You should not brush dry hair more than twice a day. Use a boar bristle brush and only brush when hair has fully dried. On wet hair, use a wide-tooth comb to gently detangle.
Try to let your hair partially dry before proceeding with styling. Apply a heat protection cream formulated for
dry hair. Use a styling brush with boar bristles which
doesn't tend to pull on the hair.
For hair that remains soft and shiny from root to tip, be sure to trim your ends every 2 to 3 months, with a professional hair stylist.Locate your nearest Kérastase Salon Find your nearest salon
Your ends are the most sensitised part of your hair. To keep hair smooth and supple, they must be nourished continuously with a tailored treatment such as Touche Perfection, an on-the-go replenishing balm that can be applied on dry ends anytime of the day. When nourished, your lengths stay shiny and color remains vibrant, for longer.