Let’s get real for a second, shall we? Static electricity sucks (pardon our French). As if the cold weather and blistery winds of winter don’t wreak enough havoc on our hair, we also have to deal with static strands that seem to have a mind of their own, too. The problem is a lack of moisture in the air, which results in static electricity finding its way into our strands and making them stand on end. Ah-nnoying much? If the just-stuck-your-hand-in-a-socket look isn’t your thing, we’ve got just what you need to overcome those pesky little electric charges.
Moisturize, Moisturize, and Moisturize Again!
Static doesn’t stand a chance against moisture and nothing fights dryness quite like the right deep conditioner! Introducing a deep conditioning treatment into your weekly schedule is one of the most effective things you can do to eliminate static. To infuse moisture back into strands most effectively, we recommend a cocktail of Reconstructing Masque and Fluoro5. Apply to clean, damp hair and wrap up in a warm, wet towel. Let sit for 10-20 minutes before rinsing. The only question you’ll be left with is, “Static who?”
Got Dryer Sheets?
Gently smooth a dryer sheet over your hairbrush before combing or directly to your hair to stop static in its tracks. You can even run one over your pillow before bed to minimize static while you sleep! And don’t forget to throw a few sheets in a zip-lock to keep inside your purse. You’ll thank us when you’re on your way to happy hour after a hard day’s work without hair resembling that of a mad scientist – or your skirt clinging to your tights!
Mist Hair Spray On Your Brush
Spray your brush with hair spray before running it through damp hair. Blow-dry and style as desired, spritzing the brush and combing through hair one last time upon styling completion. Mighty Hair Spray is an ideal choice, as it won’t leave your hair crunchy or sticky. And should you want to bring its magic on the go, the Mighty Mini is just the right size to fit in even your smallest clutch!
Skipping a day between washes will allow the natural oils from your scalp to battle the static. When you do wash, make sure to use a shampoo and conditioner that is as hydrating as possible. Those free from parabens, sulfates, and sodium chloride are your best bet; our Hydrating Shampoo and Condition meet all these requirements…and then some!
When all else fails, hit the sink. Apply a bit of warm water to your hands or a towel and rub it along your hairline or ends. It’s the easiest non-product way to fight static in an emergency situation.
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