Healthy Hair Tips: Cold Weather Hacks for Color-Treated Hair

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Healthy hair year-round is the holy grail of beauty addicts, right? When our hair is healthy, it’s softer, more  manageable and holds colors and styles longer. When it’s dried out and brittle, our color fades furiously and the ends break or split.

Winter is particularly rough on color-treated hair, because the cold air can sap the moisture for your tresses. Whether you want to keep the same color year round or switch it up by season, it’s critical to add extra moisture when the temperatures drop. Try these simple and affordable tips to keep your hair (and color) looking bright and beautiful — even in harsh weather conditions.

6 Healthy Hair Tips for Cold Weather

1. Wash with a moisturizing shampoo.


It’s important to use a shampoo that will strip your hair of dirt and oil without robbing it of essential moisture. Fall and winter tend to be drier months of the year, and your hair can become stringy in the cold weather. Dry and stringy hair is a recipe for split ends.

A shampoo that makes your hair feel smooth and sleek after washing is a must. Hask Macadamia Oil Moisturizing Shampoo is made without sulfates, parabens, phthalates, gluten, alcohol or artificial colors. The macadamia oil component delivers a dose of antioxidants and moisture, which keeps hair soft and shiny.

2. Soften your water.

This shower water filter installs in minutes to any standard shower head. It strips out drying agents like chlorine and heavy metals from your water. Your hair will feel softer, your shampoos and wash products will last longer and your shower will be easier to clean. All good things, right?

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