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If you weren't born a blonde, you might think that bleach is your best friend. If you hit the bottle too hard, though, you might have to send your hair to rehab. Bleach sucks the moisture straight out of your hair, leading to split ends, broken hairs and dry frizz. Sound familiar? Then you need to treat the problem by moisturizing your hair before the damage is irreversible. With a regular conditioning regimen, you can have hair that's as healthy as it is blond.
Before you get in the shower and your hair is still dry, work in a dose of deep conditioner. Let your hair soak up that moisture for five minutes before you hop in the shower -- your hair absorbs it better when it's dry.
Wash your hair with a specially formulated moisturizing shampoo. It'll say something like "moisturizing," "hydrating" or "re-vitalizing" right on the bottle. Rinse it out, then work in your usual conditioner and rinse like as always.
Once a week, treat your hair with a little something from the kitchen. First, mix in a tablespoon of lemon juice and a tablespoon of white vinegar with your shampoo -- lather up and rinse as normal. Then, mix 2 teaspoons of olive oil to your normal conditioner (not the deep conditioner). When you use it, let it sit on your hairline for five minutes before rinsing.
When you're drying your hair, stick to a towel and a lot of patience -- heated tools like a blow dryer and a straightening iron are punishment for your hair. Try to use them as seldom as possible to keep your hair moist and healthy.