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The secret to sexy hair is hair that is rich, bouncy, luscious and full of life. If your hair is damaged due to extensive chemical treatments or exposure to the sun, it is likely to take on a dead, brittle, dry and fried look -- yikes. If you're fed up with looking in the mirror and cringing at the mere sight of your hair, take a long, hard look at the hair care products you are presently using -- and take control of your situation.
L'Oreal Paris Vive Pro Nutri Gloss Shampoo
If your hair has taken on a "dead," dull and lifeless look due to extensive damage, "Harper's Bazaar" recommends the Vive Pro Nutri Gloss Shampoo from L'Oreal Paris. The shine-enhancing, intensely hydrating dimethicone-based formula is made specifically for weak and damaged hair, and it infuses locks with defensive pearl proteins as it softens and nourishes them with components such as jojoba.
Fekkai Marine Clean Detox Shampoo
Another serious culprit behind damaged hair is chlorine from the swimming pool. Protect and restore chlorine-damaged hair with the Marine Clean Detox Shampoo from Fekkai, of which "InStyle" magazine is a fan. The shampoo works gradually to replenish stressed-out locks with a combination of detoxifying and hydrating marine botanicals, all of which work hard to soften, encourage glossiness and draw out impurities such as chlorine. As a bonus, the shampoo also provides protection against the sun's UV rays, which often cause damage.
Privé Concept Vert Rejuvenating Pure Shampoo
For a mild shampoo that fortifies and deeply cleanses damaged hair, Elizabeth Angell from "Allure" lauds the Concept Vert Rejuvenating Pure Shampoo from Privé. The mild and creamy formula promotes shine while eliminating remnants of excess oil and debris from hair using a blend of Babassu oil and protective acai extract. The pampering shampoo also gives off a revitalizing fragrance that is reminiscent of citrus fruit.
Suave Professionals Damage Care Shampoo
Strengthen hair that has become brittle and frail due to damage with the inexpensive Damage Care Shampoo from Suave Professionals. "Allure" magazine's Holly Crawford advocates the fortifying shampoo, which consists of the antioxidant vitamin C, fortifying keratin and intensively purifying sodium laureth sulfate. The rich lathering product also has a scent that brings to mind fresh pineapples -- what could be more appealing than that?