5 Reasons Why You Need A Hair And Scalp Detox

Haircare is the new skincare.

If you’ve tried every potion and lotion in the haircare aisle in an attempt to revive dry and lifeless hair, it may be time to consider you hair and scalp health.

Just like the skin on our face and body, our scalp requires a beauty routine of its own in order to be happy and healthy, and promote the growth of strong, high-shine hair. 

Thanks to a slew of innovative products such as the John Frieda Detox & Repair range, the beauty industry is finally catching on to the benefits of hair and scalp detoxes. From enhanced hair texture to nixing style-ruining flyaways, there’s plenty to gain from giving your hair and scalp a little R&R.

Here, five signs that suggest you need a hair and scalp detox.

1. Your Hair Looks And Feels Dirty

Dry shampoo, hairspray and leave-in conditioners all leave behind a residue, which over time builds up, resulting in a congested scalp. Just like the skin on our face, our scalp is made up of oil glands and sebaceous glands, that when not properly looked after, can become clogged.

Unless the scalp is regularly exfoliated, hair can feel constantly dirty. This product buildup adds weight to hair and often affects hair volume and texture. If your hair feels gritty and is hard when you move it, it’s most likely because it’s coated in a layer of gritty product build up. 

To remove product build up, try using the new John Frieda Detox & Repair Shampoo and Conditioner. Enriched with antioxidant-rich green tea and nourishing avocado oil, the daily duo frees up your hair from unwanted impurities and creates the perfect foundation for visible repair and immediate regeneration.

John Frieda Detox & Repair Shampoo and Conditioner, $17.99 each at Priceline



2. Your Hair Is Dull

Seasonal changes, stress and daily styling places hair under pressure and can cause damage to the hair’s cuticle structure. When hair is damaged, cuticles become rougher which results in less light reflection and therefore lacklustre lengths.

In order to restore shine, apply a weekly detoxifying mask that will work to strengthen hair strands. The John Frieda Detox & Repair Masque promotes hair shine, smoothness and softness. Specifically targeted for dry and damaged hair, it recharges brittle strands and infuses hair with new energy.

John Frieda Detox & Repair Masque, $17.99 at Priceline

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3. You Have Split Ends

Thanks to the daily use of heat tools and environmental factors (think UV exposure and pollutants), hair can very easily be stripped of its natural moisture. When hair becomes dry, it will seek to absorb moisture in the air, resulting in pesky flyaways and split ends. 

To ensure hair is properly protected, and prevent hair from losing moisture, make sure you’re applying a protective spray every day. The John Frieda Detox & Repair Care & Protect Spray strengthens and protects hair from breakage and split ends. The nutrient-rich formula provides the hair with moisture and also detangles gently. Safeguarding hair from heat and daily aggressors, the spray will transform dry, stressed hair into healthy looking hair full of smoothness and shine. 

John Frieda Detox & Repair Care & Protect Spray, $17.99 at Priceline

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4. You Have An Itchy Scalp

An itchy scalp can be attributed to a number of things such as sunburn, medication, diet or stress. If you’re finding your scalp becoming increasingly itchy, it may be worth consulting your doctor.

However, for general discomfort, introduce the John Frieda Detox & Repair Shampoo and Conditioner into your daily routine to help remove dead skin cells, sweat, pollution and oil build up, which have all been known to cause some itching.

John Frieda Detox & Repair Shampoo and Conditioner, $17.99 each at Priceline


5. Your Hair Is Dry

Dryness can be one of the most telling signs that hair is overdue for a detox. Factors such as colouring, straightening, blowdrying, UV exposure and product build-up can all contribute to the depletion of hair moisture.

Avocado Oil and Green Tea are rich in antioxidants. John Frieda Detox & Repair range, infused with avocado oil and green tea, helps to nourish and restore hair strands/locks with moisture. 

See the John Frieda Detox & Repair range here.

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