Beauty

7 Ways To Get Glossier Hair By The End Of The Week

What you need to do to make your locks glisten!

You know when you see those hair ads on TV with the models and they’re all like ‘look at how amazing my hair is!’, and you’re all like ‘how I even get that?!’ This is for you.

Nail the hair that says ‘I woke up like this’ by trying these seven handy hints for shinier, glossier, glassier hair ASAP. 

Use a hair straightener

Using a straightener flattens-out those ruffled hair cuticles and brings the hair together again to make it like one solid, smooth piece so it reflects the light. Science is amazing. 

Just make sure it’s not too hot, because singed hair = more frizz.

Our pick? The Dyson Corrale™ straightener, which uses fancy flexing manganese copper alloy plates to make your hair super smooth without damaging it. Bonus: it’s cordless, so that means less leaning over your bathroom sink and more straightening on the fly. 

Get soft highlights

Hair that is both light AND dark can trick people’s eyes into seeing your locks as shinier. Mwa-ha-HA!

Eat eggs, anchovies and omega natural oils

All this stuff — though it isn’t always the tastiest — is really good for the oil your body puts in your hair from the inside-out. Say *hello* to naturally beautiful hair!

Use Argan oil

Argan oil nourishes and smooths each strand of hair and makes it glow beautifully.

But the key is to use sparingly, coz OTT = oil slick. We’re v into this one by Moroccan Oil, which is $47 for 100ml.

Wash right for your hair

Not all hair is the same! Dark hair sometimes needs washing less coz the oils your hair makes will make it look better. But blonde or lighter hair can need more washing because natural oils can build up and give a more unwanted ‘greasy’ effect. 

We recommend investing in John Frieda Detox & Repair range for dry and stressed hair. Made using avocado oil and green tea, it aims to transform your hair into a healthy-looking glow and removes product build-up.

John Frieda Detox & Repair Shampoo with Avocado Oil + Green Tea 250 mL, $17.99 on Priceline.

John Frieda Detox & Repair Shampoo with Avocado Oil and Green Tea

John Frieda Detox & Repair Conditioner with Avocado Oil and Green Tea 250mL, $17.99 on Priceline.

John Frieda Detox & Repair Conditioner with Avocado Oil + Green Tea

All about Vitamin E

Vitamin E is crazy good for your hair, guys. You can take pills, crack them open on your scalp or buy a gel that you smush through your hair to wake-up your scalp and get it growing! 

Brush long and brush well

Brushing is super important, too, don’t forget! Do it softly every night with a natural fibre brush and you’ll be glistening in legit no time.

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