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If you're noticing your hair has taken on a straw-like, brittle and weak appearance and feel, then it is a serious sign your hair is dry and dehydrated. Many different factors can lead to parched locks, from the sun's harsh rays to color treatments and bleaching procedures. Whatever the culprit is, you need to take control and reverse the situation before it intensifies. Your hair will certainly appreciate it later on.
Bumble and Bumble Quenching Masque
Intensely moisturize your thirsty strands with a full-out hydrating treatment such as the Quenching Masque from Bumble and Bumble. The beauty editors of "Redbook" magazine are a fan of the mask, which replenishes your locks with healthy moisture, making them look and feel silkier, softer and significantly stronger. If stubborn tangling is an issue for you, this panthenol-based formula may be able to change your life for the better, too. The mask also consists of aloe, which soothes and calms stressed-out hair.
Moroccanoil Hydrating Styling Cream
Since dehydrated hair has lost some of its strength, it is especially prone to irksome breakage and split ends. Combat fragile hair with the Hydrating Styling Cream from Moroccanoil. Ashley Fodor of "Elle" magazine praises the non-greasy formula, which eliminates frizz, boosts shine, establishes definition and intensively moisturizes dry hair using pure argan oil. The oil is also beneficial for replenishing your hair shafts' structure -- a definite plus.
Ojon Hydrating Styling Cream
Give your hair reliable hold while simultaneously deeply hydrating it. To achieve these tasks, Catherine Gambrell from "Allure" recommends the Hydrating Styling Cream from Ojon. The lightweight formula enhances shine, moisturizes and nourishes dry hair with a combination of nourishing avocado oil, sesame and glossiness-boosting Ojon oil. The product also gives off a light and sweet banana-like fragrance.
Biolage Ultra-Hydrating Balm
Condition your tresses back to glossy, radiant and moisture-rich perfection with a product aimed specifically at parched and damaged strands. Alison Caporimo of "Allure" magazine recommends the Ultra-Hydrating Balm from Biolage, which takes on thirsty hair with a combination of amino acids and rich, creamy Shea butter. If heavily perfumed styling products make your head pound, you'll be happy to know this softening product is pretty much fragrance-free.