Rinse with cold water
Perhaps you’ve heard that cold water helps constrict pores. Well, it has a similar effect on your hair. According to Stefani Padilla, stylist and founder of La Tierra Sagrada, cold water seals and smooths the hair cuticle, locking in moisture and adding shine. After using shampoo and conditioner, finish with a blast of cold water. When it comes to cleansing your coif, are you sure you’re doing everything right? These are washing mistakes you didn’t realize you’re making.
Give gloss a try (at the salon)
At your salon appointment, ask your stylist for a gloss treatment. “A clear gloss, with a little gold color in it, delivers the ultimate shine,” says Will Francis, colorist at Sally Hershberger in New York City. “I like to leave it on for at least ten minutes.” The way the light reflects off hair post-gloss makes it look super lustrous. These are the 15 hairstyle terms to know before your next salon visit.