August 19, 2010

Got Hair Milk?: The Best Ingredient for Dry Hair - - August 2010

Looking for a hair product that will protect your mane against the hot sun and humidity? Look no further. Hair milk is the ingredient du jour that beauty brands are incorporating into their hair products for moisture and hydration.

“Dry hair is frizzy hair!” says Carol’s Daughter resident hair expert, Eric Bland. “It’s important to use hydrating products when washing and styling your hair,” he adds. Hair milk does just that.

Below, we’ve rounded up the top ultra-moisturizing picks made with milk ingredients that will create healthy, nourished hair.

Mizani Moisturfusion Milk Bath

This shampoo formulated with milk of almond extract and silk proteins cleans hair while replenishing and smoothing. “Follow with your conditioner, applying it mainly to the ends of your hair where curls are their driest,” suggested Eric. Try Mizani Moisturfusion Silk Cream Conditioner, also made with milk of almond extract, in addition to coconut oils.

Lush R & B

R&B (which stands for Revive and Balance) is a great conditioning treatment to protect your hair against sun damage. “It is best to follow your regular routine with a leave-in conditioner for extra hydration every time you wash your hair,” said Eric. Oat milk, olive and coconut oil revive and balance dull and dry strands.

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