Overprocessed Stress


You know how you feel after a power yoga class?  Weak, depleted, and dehydrated?  Well, that’s basically your hair after you’ve gone crazy with color and heat-styling. You know what we mean – brittle, tangled, full of split ends and dry.  Good thing there are a few tried-and-true ways to soothe stressed strands.


The first step in hair-healing is to saturate your mane in moisture.  A deeply hydrating shampoo and conditioner will help seal moisture to your strands, making your mane easier to manage.  And once a week (more if strands are really dry), saturate your strands in a leave-in, overnight moisturizing treatment – you won’t believe how smooth and supple they will feel.


If your strands are stressed, now’s not the time to experiment with damage-inducing hair dye.  But if you can’t live without your highlights, try going a bit darker than usual. Taking your hair lighter often requires bleach, but deeper rinses and demi-permanents are less damaging. Also, try letting your hair dry naturally instead of using a blowdryer.


To repair abused tresses, use Pantene’s Pro-V Daily Moisture Renewal collection. The Daily Moisture Renewal Shampoo and Conditioner contain good-for-you vitamins that control hair’s moisture levels, reverses the effects of one-hundred blowdries, and leave strands soft, silky, and strong. For an extra shot of moisture, use the weekly Pantene Pro-V 2-Minute Moisture Mask – a rich, nourishing treatment that reduces the amount of friction coming in, and protects hair from heat. Hydrating stylers are key in nourishing winter dryout, too! Pantene Pro-V Daily Moisture Renewal Silky Moisture Whip, is a styler/treatment that compensates for lipid loss and keeps hair lush for up to forty-eight hours.