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Relaxing or perming your hair can be a great way to express your style- but it could also have negative effects on your hair, and may cause the scalp to lose moisture, leading to dryness.

Problems with chemical hair treatments

Because they’re designed to change your hair’s natural chemistry, you may experience issues with relaxers and perm treatments, including:

  • breakage

  • hair loss

  • hair thinning

  • irritation

  • dryness

When you relax or perm your hair, your scalp can also be stripped of its natural moisture and may become damaged.

That’s a problem for hair as well - an unhealthy scalp produces unhealthy hair that’s more vulnerable to breakage.

So, for healthy hair, it’s really important to take good care of your scalp.

Healthy hair comes from a healthy scalp

When your scalp is healthy, your hair can be healthy. One way of preserving your hair and scalp’s natural health is to limit the use of harsh chemicals.

How to keep hair healthy – whether natural or relaxed

Your hair and scalp need to be treated to a gentle shampoo that fulfils 3 objectives:

  1. cleanse the hair from dirt, oil and product build-up

  2. moisturize the hair and scalp and combat dryness and irritation

  3. leave the hair feeling soft, healthy and looking great

Our Moisture Care Shampoo is the perfect solution; it’s designed especially for textured hair- whether natural or relaxed.

The clinically proven shampoo with zinc pyrithione (ZPT) fights dryness, itchiness and flakes, and leaves your hair feeling healthy & restored.

It also contains vitamin E–rich almond oil and coconut essence, and replenishes your scalp’s natural moisture, protecting your hair so it can be strong and full.

For intense moisturization, we recommend using our Co-Wash.

Find out more about Head & Shoulders Moisture Care range.

More tips and advice from the experts:

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