Summer may be over, but our locks still look like they’ve been left out at the beach. That’s why we’ve found eight polishing products to bring our sun-dried strands back to life. These fab finds will rejuvenate tresses so quickly; we’ll have a whole new mane – even before our tan fades.
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Must-Have: A Silky Conditioner
We’re turning to this nourishing conditioner to start strengthening hair from within. Infused with argan oil and shea butter, it’ll repair dried-out tresses and leave locks shiny and smooth by the time we finish our shower.
Try: LaCoupe Argan Oil Smoothing Conditioner, $8, Available at Shoppers Drug Mart
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Must-Have: A Split End Saviour
To help heal our locks from environmental damage, we’re layering on this conditioning treatment. Our frizzy tips will instantly soak it up and appear good-as-new by tonight’s dinner date.
Try: Live Clean Damage Therapy Split End Cream, $9, Available at Drugstores
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Must-Have: Instant Volumizer
Dreaming about lounging on a tropical island? Wake up flat hair – and soak in the scent of exotic mimosas – with this seaweed and sea salt shampoo.
You can bet we’ll be reaching for this solid bar to help pump up the volume for our next ’do.
Try: Lush Seanik, $11, Available at Lush
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Must-Have: A Nourishing Hair Mask
A summer filled with patio parties and bike rides has totally taken its toll on our mane. So to turn coarse hair to touchable tresses, we’re giving this hair mask a whirl. It’s weekly assignment: hydrate and restore nutrients, strand by strand.
After a few short weeks, we won’t be able to stop twirling our strands.
Try: Wen Sweet Almond Mint Re Moist Intensive Hair Treatment, $58, Available at Sephora.com
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Must-Have: A Shine Spray
All that sun, wind and surf has left our locks looking limp, so we’re looking for a little something to bring them back to life. Thanks to its promise for multidimensional shine, this spray-on treatment feels like striking gold.
Try: Tresemme Liquid Gold Shine Therapy, $6, Available at drugstores across Canada
Must-Have: A Set of Hair Pins
We’ll fool co-workers (and our own reflection!) by securing in these handy pins. With just a few easy loops, we’ll create a gorgeous topknot or modern French twist sure to kick messy beach waves to the curb.
Try: Goody Simple Styles Modern Updo, Available at WalMart
Must-Have: A Dry Shampoo
A good dry shampoo is any working gal’s best friend, but we’re sick of the annoying white residue they can leave behind. That’s why we’re opting for this starch-free formula instead.
Now, we can spray and walk away with suspiciously clean hair at a fraction of the price of a salon visit.
Try: Salon Selectives Dry Shampoo, $3, Available at Drugstores
Must-Have: A Moisturizing Detangler
We love letting our hair down, but as we head back to work, it could use a little reeling in. This detangling spray separates strands for easy styling, while protecting fried hair from further heat damage.
We’ll be sure to spritz post-shower for a velvety mane.
Try: Pantene Daily Moisture Renewal Moisture Mist Detangler, $9, Available at Well.ca
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