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We share our favorite tips to fight the frizz head on. Hello, smooth strands!

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How to take care of frizzy hair

Do you dread rainy days? Is the thought of your blow dryer breaking down enough to give you panic sweats? Here's, good news: with these six tips to help tame frizzy hair, you no longer need fear the 'f' word.


1. Controlled combing

Don’t hesitate to style hair any way you want, even on rainy days. With these six tips to help tame frizzy hair, fear for flyaway and frizz should no longer be among your concerns. 


2. Shampoo your scalp

Are you washing your hair the right way? Sounds silly, doesn't it – but there is such a thing as the wrong way to do it. When you shampoo, massage it gently into the scalp – don’t scrub all over. As you rinse, softly squeeze the lather through the lengths and ends – that's all it takes to keep them cleansed. Which means: no need for aggressive rubbing that can cause damage and frizz!


3. Lower the heat

The trouble with hairstyles for frizzy hair is that they usually require heated tools to help smooth out strands, which can lead to more damage and frizz later down the line. Solve this by starting your hair straightening steps with partially air-dry hair, then set your dryer to cool for a final finish – this will help to limit moisture loss as you style. And fight the urge to towel dry those tresses with vigor! The friction from rubbing will make frizz worse – simply pat gently and squeeze your hair with a towel instead. Use a TRESemme heat protectant spray for best results.


4. Use protection

Of course, it's unrealistic to avoid heated styling tools altogether. A great way to stop moisture evaporating from your freshly washed 'do is with heat protectant sprays. If you want to learn how to do hair straightening like a pro, give wet hair a generous spritz – try TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Flat Iron Spray – before you style with heat to protect tresses from intense temperatures, helping reduce frizz.


5. Mask it

Keep frizz in check by spoiling your locks once a week with an intensive hair treatment. Nourishing masks, like TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Deep Treatment Masque, help give you shiny, smooth, frizz-free, and shiny hair. Simply apply a generous scoop to wet hair, leave it on for 3-5 minutes, and then rinse out. It's a dose of TLC for unruly hair! 


6. Shine bright

For extra protection and shiny hair, consider a serum. Applied to the lengths and ends of your dry or wet locks, it provides a protective layer that controls frizz and flyaway and makes hair look sleeker for smooth and shiny results.


So don’t give up the dream of smooth, sleek strands: with these tips, 'how to get rid of frizzy hair' will soon be a question you stop asking.