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Guava & Gold’s Guide to Great Hair

As part of The D.O.R. Beauty Edit’s Hair Heroes for Healthy Hair campaign this month, we’re sharing Guava & Gold’s top hair secrets loved by us and some of the most well-known celebrity hair stylists. The best part? You can try all of these at home to combat dry dull hair, leaving you with super glossy locks with a salon-worthy feel!

Use a hair mask before you work out

Fun fact maybe? The salt from your sweat can dry your hair out. Typically, people use a hair mask after hitting the gym. But instead, try using a hair mask before you head to the gym or out for a run to help seal in moisture before the salt has a chance to dry your hair out. The heat from your workout will allow the mask to work deeper, then all you have to do is rinse and go!” – Jen Alba, celebrity hairstylist whose clients include Khloe Kardashian and Jessica Alba.

Start massaging your scalpguava and gld

If you want longer, stronger and healthier hair, give your scalp a relaxing massage. This helps blood flow to your scalp stimulating hair growth and enhancing the strength of your roots. Nurture your hair and add natural shine by massaging our Coco & Cherimoya shampoo into your scalp. With ingredients such as coconut fruit extract blended with nourishing avocado and manuka oils packed with fatty acids and antioxidants to feed and protect your hair and natural ylang-ylang flower oil and jasmine flower extract in the fragrance, your hair will be looking and feeling stronger in no time. A good shampoo should be rich in hair-loving ingredients such as natural oils, fruit extracts and vitamins whereas mass-produced shampoos can often contain harsh chemicals without the kind-to-hair benefits of natural, healthy oils. So, if you’re looking to target specific haircare concerns such as gaining volume or repairing damage, it’s worth thinking about investing in a shampoo with active ingredients which work behind the scene to keep your hair healthy and nourished.

Think about how often you wash your hair

Washing your hair everyday isn’t the right thing for everyone. For some of us, washing our hair too much can throw off our scalp’s microbiome (good bacteria that help keep your hair strong and healthy). If your hair seems brittle and lifeless, it might be a victim of over-washing, and try using a wide-toothed comb when de-tangling damp hair to prevent breakage.

Short on styling products?

If you’re after a sleek and sophisticated look but forgot to pick up some styling products, try using your conditioner. It not only acts as a styling cream but will also keep your hair conditioned from morning to evening. Commended in the Beauty Shortlist Awards 2020, Guava & Gold’s Paradise Found Conditioner with its seductive scents of mandarin, freesia and pear blossom, blended with exotic jasmine and tuberose, will give you sleek hair with an enchanting scent, volume and style that will last all day long.

Clip-in extensions could be your friend

Are you after that Ariana Grand ponytail but have super-fine hair? Investing in clip-in hair extensions could make all the difference. Clip-in extensions are so versatile making your hair look longer and thicker if that’s the look you’re after. It’s said that the secret behind Ariana’s thick locks is that she stacks two sets of clip-in ponytails to produce a fuller and more voluminous look. You can switch up your style creating a glamorous transformation in minutes using them.

Sleep on a Silk Pillowcase

Silk pillowcases aren’t just great for your skin but also your hair. Friction is often to blame when it comes to split ends and silk pillowcases can reduce friction, giving you hair which is sleeker and smoother as well as being heavenly to sleep on. So a silk pillowcase could be a great investment for an easy way to maintain beautiful hair. What’s not to love? Shop Guava and Gold’s Range

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