With winter doing its damage on your roots and convincing hair products adverts galore, it is becoming more and more difficult to keep your hair healthy.

My main tip will save your money as well as your hair. The more money you spend on shampoo and conditioner, the better the product, surely? But that isn’t always the case. The very cheap ones do the job but leave your hair feeling lack lustre and flat, whereas the very expensive ones seem to not do enough for what you are paying. For £30 a bottle you’d expect your hair to be perfectly styled as soon as you step out the shower.

The middle of the range products are the best. They do exactly the same job as the mega pricey ones, but without the fancy label and the giant price tag that comes with it. I would personally recommend L’Oreal Elvive, Herbal Essences and Pantene Pro-V.

Apart from shampoo and conditioner, avoid anything else as much as you can, hair dryers or stylers, dye, spray, mousse or anything else. As much as it says on the bottle that it will bring your hair back to life, I can assure you that simply regular cuts and washing it every other day will do it so much more good.

Of course, dry shampoo on a lazy day and hair spray on a night out is fine, but styling your bonnet with heat tools everyday will dry it out, make it brittle and cause many more split ends than the naturally occurring few.

If you want your hair to continue to grow to its maximum and stay healthy, then regular trims are essential to keep the dry and split ends away. Also make your hair look sleeker without a product in sight.

The suggested routine is to wash your hair every other day as to not strip it of its natural oils, but to keep it smelling sweet. However, this can vary from person to person. So listen to your hair and obey its requests. 

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