why is my hair so dry

Why is my hair so dry and brittle?

Natural hair treatment for dry hair recipes

Looking for a natural way to nourish and moisturise dry hair? Check out these 100% natural and effective hair treatments for dry hair recipes.

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Natural hair treatment for dry hair recipes

1. Natura Siberica Hair Conditioner

This vegan-certified conditioner is full of concentrated vitamins and micro-elements derived from wild Siberian plants. It also includes hydrolats, a by-product of essential oil production with nourishing and calming properties.

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1. Natura Siberica Hair Conditioner

2. Naturtint Nourishing Hair Mask

Specifically developed for dry, damaged hair, this rich mask is formulated with plant seed oils and extracts including shea butter, whilst milk thistle provides natural fatty acids which help restore hair's natural shine. A little goes a long way!

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2. Naturtint Nourishing Hair Mask

3. Sukin Micellar Hair Conditioner

Ideal for dry and sensitive scalps, this conditioner includes coconut extract, avocado oil and argan oils, as well as a nourishing blend of aloe vera and chamomile extract.

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3. Sukin Micellar Hair Conditioner

4. Australian Native Botanicals Intense Repair Shampoo

Specially formulated for dry and damaged hair, this effectively cleanses without stripping the natural hair oils, leaving hair cleansed and nourished. Enriched with Tasmanian Blue Gum extract which has conditioning and antioxidant properties, also providing lustre and shine.

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4. Australian Native Botanicals Intense Repair Shampoo

5. Fushi Really Good Hair Oil

A rich, nutritive blend of five nourishing and rejuvenating oils including argan, avocado, coconut and Ayurvedic herbs brahmi and neem to create a nourishing treatment oil to help hydrate dry hair, leaving it silky and soft.

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5. Fushi Really Good Hair Oil

6. Sea Magik Hair Magic Conditioner

Made with Dead Sea minerals, this conditioner is perfect for unruly, dry, brittle hair. Suitable for use on all hair types, including for those suffering with a dry, itchy or psoriasis/eczema-prone scalp. 

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6. Sea Magik Hair Magic Conditioner

7. Shrub Botanical Wonder Hair Oil

This vegan hair oil is derived from plants, including honesty plant, nettle, elderflower and willow, as well as chia seed oil and celery seed oil, which nourishes each strand and soothes flaky, dry scalps.

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7. Shrub Botanical Wonder Hair Oil

8. Earth Kind Bergamot & Sage Shampoo Bar

This shampoo bar is made with rich, highly moisturising organic oils along with clarifying essences of bergamot and sage. It’s been specifically designed for hair that’s dry from being coloured or heat treated.

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8. Earth Kind Bergamot & Sage Shampoo Bar

9. Ethique The Guardian Conditioner Bar

Designed for dry, damaged and frizzy hair, this conditioner bar is formulated with cocoa butter, coconut oil, vitamin B5 and zesty lime oil, it will tame your frizz, hydrate dry hair and leave your hair smooth and soft. 

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9. Ethique The Guardian Conditioner Bar

10. Ayumi Bio Active Repair Hair Oil

Replenishing coconut, grapeseed, castor, olive and almond oils combine with vitamin E to soothe the scalp and condition hair cuticles while antioxidant-rich brahmi and amla, containing high levels of Vitamin C, help to texturize and help strengthen to add shine, lustre and softness.

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10. Ayumi Bio Active Repair Hair Oil

10 best products for dry and brittle hair...

14 ways to stop dry frizzy hair

Dry hair is also often prone to frizziness. Find out our top hints and tips to prevent damage and protect your hair. 

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14 ways to stop dry frizzy hair

Doaa Al Mosawi,
International Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate

Joined Holland & Barrett: Mar 2019

BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Science

After completing her BSc in Biomedical Science, Doaa worked in Research and laboratory for 3 years. Doaa was also a member of a product development team in a manufacturing company specialising in sun care and personal care products, researching and providing regulatory advice regarding international regulations.