If your hair is brittle and absent of shine, seek a pro to bring it back to life. Have your stylist give you a healthy trim, followed by an in-salon treatment that strengthens and hydrates. Mizani’s two-part Fiberfyl system restores weak hair and leaves a protective barrier to reduce the effects of future heat damage.
Mizani Fiberfyl Strengthening Treatment and Essential Fix ($14, mizani.com for salons).
Fekkai PrX Reparatives Mending Elixir not only adds shine and instantly smooths, but it also feeds hair with a softening oil that penetrates the cuticle. Warm a few drops between your palms before applying to the ends, or work a dime-to-quarter-size amount through wet hair before blow-drying.
Fekkai PrX Reparatives Mending Elixir ($25, fekkai.com).
Vitamin B and superhydrators argan, rose hip and avocado oils make Briogeo Don’t Despair, Repair! Deep Conditioning Mask a triple threat against the ravages of sun, salt and chlorine. Slather it on and rinse in the shower. Or, comb it through and leave it in all day, but be sure to rinse out before bedtime.
Briogeo Don’t Despair, Repair! Deep Conditioning Mask ($26, brio geohair.com).
Don’t like leave-ins? Restore locks while you sleep with Rene Furterer Karité Intense Overnight Nourishing Leave-In Treatment. If you wear your hair straight, massage it in the night before you wash. Curly girls can use it two or three times a week.
Rene Furterer Karité Intense Overnight Nourishing Leave-In Treatment ($32, beauty.com).
Turn your washing session into a true revival by using SoftSheen-Carson Professional Hydra Steam Moisturizing Masque. Shower steam works as a turbo boost to intensify the effects of the conditioning ingredients.
SoftSheen-Carson Professional Hydra Steam Moisturizing Masque ($18, Sally Beauty).