The Best Products For Dry Hair – Yes, Please

Hydrate Your Hair
It’s not just your skin that gets dry during menopause, hormone changes can leave hair feeling more parched than the Sahara. And that translates to frizzy, fluffy and puffy - not adjectives we ever want used to describe our hair.

Parched, menopausal hair is calling out for the best products for dry hair. Good news, we’ve rounded them up here. These intensive moisturising treatments use nourishing ingredients to deliver a hit of hydration that in turn smoothes and softens.

Our edit includes hard working masks, oils and serums and shampoos that are truly transformative. Make sure you’ve got one of these hydrating hair products in your bathroom cabinet.

Pantene Gold Series Moisture Shampoo and Conditioner, £3.99

Pantene Gold Series Moisture Boost Hair Conditioner 250ml

Designed for women with textured hair, these products work brilliantly on menopausal dry hair, too.

15-years-in-the-making, the range includes nourishing Argan oil as well as the tried and tested Pantene conditioners.  Restores softness and shine in one wash. One of our favourite hydrating hair products out there.

Kérastase Elixir Ultime  L’Huile Originale, £33.90

Kérastase Elixir Ultime  L’Huile Originale

This serum/oil works overtime to make frizzy, damaged hair sleek and smooth again. Its blend of five oils (marula, camelia, pracaxi, corn germ and argan) brilliantly defrizzes.

Use it as a primer on wet hair or a finisher on dry.  Pricey, but worth it.

Aussie 3-Minute Miracle Moisture, £4.99

Aussie 3-Minute Miracle Moisture

If your hair is really thirsty, this is the product for you. Slather on for three minutes and the macadamia oil rich formula will deliver deep hydration.

It works. No question.

Nuxe Shimmering Dry Oil Huile Prodigieuse Or, £18.50

Nuxe Shimmering Dry Oil Huile Prodigieuse OR 100ml

A beauty insiders’ favourite, this product is a mood booster and hair tamer in one. Using seven botanical oils (tsubaki, almond, camellia, borage, hazelnut, macadamia oil and argan), it smells incredible, smoothes, softens and adds a shot of radiance.

Can be used on the face and body, too. Free from preservatives, silicone and mineral oils.

Redken Extreme Strength Builder Plus, £20.80


First aid for distressed hair, this mask resuscitates even the most straw-like strands.

It uses a combination of proteins, ceramides and lipids to smooth and soften. With intense detangling power, your hair will be gloriously silky.

Josh Wood Colour Everything Mask, £19

Josh Wood Colour Everything Mask

The name says it all.  This miraculous multi tasker created by the king of colour really does revive even the most fried hair.

Deeply hydrating, it brings colour back to life, makes hair glossy and smells like holidays. Yes, please.

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