Winter Treats For Your Tresses

THE elements of winter – freezing temperatures, windy days and dry indoor heat – can really wreck hair. But don’t let the awful weather conditions win! Defend your hair’s wellbeing by following these tips to your best winter tresses yet!

Shampoo Strike

CONSTANT shampooing and water can actually be bad for your hair. Spray on some dry shampoo and add an accessory, like a headband, hair tie or clip instead. These pretty extras will easily finish the look by adding a sophisticated touch. Ella Eyre admits the secret to her amazing curly mane is only washing it every seven days!

Water Killer Dry Shampoo: R395, EVO

Water Killer Dry Shampoo: R395, EVO

Straight Shot

THE trick for getting super straight strands is the Kardashian Beauty Hair Smooth Styler Blow Dry Cream (R395). It helps hair resist humidity and thermal styling damage, keeping your tresses chic and glamorous throughout the day.

air Smooth Styler Blow Dry Cream (R395).

Lots Of Layers

YOUR ends more than likely suffered damage, thanks to sun, salt water and chlorine to name a few, so it’s good to trim split ends away. While you’re at it, add some layers to revamp your style for winter. Layers give hair movement and balance, and give an instant breath of fresh air to any hairstyle. Like Amal Clooney’s.

Winter Treats For Your Tresses

Drying Time

NEVER leave the house with wet hair. Going outside with sopping wet hair can cause your locks to freeze, risking breakage when you rough dry it with your hands once inside. Yikes! We know it’s rough, but waking up fifi ve minutes earlier to break out the hairdryer will save you in the end.

Rapido 2200W Ultra Light Rose Gold Hairdryer: R3 200, Babyliss PRO

Rapido 2200W Ultra Light Rose Gold Hairdryer: R3 200, Babyliss PRO

 

Hats Away

WHEN you know you’re going to wear a hat or beanie for the whole day, avoid noti ceable dents by styling hair in waves. This way, any dents will blend in with the rest of the hair’s texture. If you sti ll have hat hair, make a deep side part and create a low side braid or pony.

 

Nuke Your Conditioner

FOR deep conditioning to be effective heat is vital. The microwave can help make sure you get the heat you need. It also makes your hair super soft . Heat conditioner for up to one minute and apply.

CPR Treatment Conditioner: R79.95, Motions

CPR Treatment Conditioner: R79.95, Motions

Tame The Mane

A TOOTHBRUSH and some hairspray can help you tame flyaways after your hair is already styled.

Final Fix Hairspray: R120, ghd

Final Fix Hairspray: R120, ghd

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I am Beauty Editor at People Magazine and a make-up artist. I have worked with many celebrities, including, Phumeza Mdaba, Boity, Zuraida Jardine and Rolene Strauss. I always knew I would work in magazines, as I grew up in publishing (my parents are publishers). When I’m not writing beauty or following my passion for make-up, I can be found reading and spending time with family and friends. I am also a tea-lover

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