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cane Report 19 Jul 2008 13:43

help pleeeeeease my hair is driving me mad
(without using any heating element) please can any-one tell me how to make my hair lovely and silky. i have been colouring my hair for years now and its going dry and wirerry.some lovely old fashioned remedys really welcome.

many thanks gwen xx

₪ TeresaW elite empress of deleted threads&#

₪ TeresaW elite empress of deleted threads&# Report 19 Jul 2008 13:48

To be honest Gwen, I have tried everything to calm my hair down, but it was so dry and brittle, nothing worked, until I got me GHD's (straighteners), and now the frizz has completely gone. I use a serum and smoother too, but even when I have washed it and got all the curl back, it's still not dry and wiry any more. Best money I ever spent!

So without heat, I can't advise.

julia of sussex

julia of sussex Report 19 Jul 2008 13:57

I have some straightners you can have Gwen

julia x


ginqueen Report 19 Jul 2008 13:59

Hi Gwen - I have exploding curls (too many years eating crusts) a hairdresser once told me always to use shampoo and conditioner with protein in - I now use Pantene and my hair's much better.



cane Report 19 Jul 2008 13:59

cheers teresa,cos i have always been a bit old fashioned i have been trying to hold back on the straightners but now i might give them a try.
many thank's teresa.


cane Report 19 Jul 2008 14:10

AW thank's julia your'e a real love,my dahghter in law has some, she has been offering for some time now.might give them a try
and i will give the pantene a try linda.going shopping later so will get some.



Iris Report 19 Jul 2008 15:22

if that doesn't work ,try olive oil (just a few drops) left on for a while,then shampoo out.


Merlin Report 19 Jul 2008 15:30

Why not do a "Yul Bryner" Shave the lot off and start again.**M**.:o))))>

Jax in Wales

Jax in Wales Report 19 Jul 2008 15:50

Use an intensive conditioner once a week, put it on quite thick and i know it sounds strange but wrap your hair in cling flim, leave on for 15 mins then wash off.

Do this everyweek and you will notice a huge difference. I use treseme ?(sp) for colour treated hair.


ann Report 19 Jul 2008 15:56

I use Osmo Essence Intensive Deep Repair Mask.It is for chemically treated hair,over stressed and heat traumatised hair.My daughter is a hairdresser and gets it from a wharehouse.Ask at your hairdressers. Annie

Easter Bunny

Easter Bunny Report 19 Jul 2008 16:10

I have thick,wiry hair with a tendency to frizz lol
Aussie hair products have helped loads.


Dermot Report 19 Jul 2008 16:19

There’s nothing wrong with grey hair. Ask any bald person.

Sally Moonchild

Sally Moonchild Report 19 Jul 2008 16:25

Works with horses too


JoyBoroAngel Report 19 Jul 2008 16:31

try using wash and gone

hair today gone tomorrow lol xx


cane Report 19 Jul 2008 17:40

Aw thank's so much you have all been so help-ful.

just come back from shopping here's what i bought
pantene repair and protect.
" perfect curls shampoo and conditioner
" enhanced layers.
now for the make-over.
luv gwen xx

Cumbrian Caz~**~

Cumbrian Caz~**~ Report 19 Jul 2008 17:43

Hiya Gwen,

Im am exactly the same, my hair was curly and silky but as Ive got older its got frizzy,

I use tons of conditioner and soothing oils. Doesnt help a great deal though.

You have my sympathy love!!

Caz xxx

(¯`*•.¸*Karen on the Coast*(¯`*•.¸

(¯`*•.¸*Karen on the Coast*(¯`*•.¸ Report 19 Jul 2008 17:53

I'm a bit late now but Redken shampoo and conditioner are hair is extremely curly,frizzy and thick....i use Redken Smooth Down a treat but would be lost without me GHDs

Karen x


cane Report 19 Jul 2008 18:10

cheers caz,
no thats fine karen im'e still listening.


*ღ*Dee in Bexleyheath*ღ*

*ღ*Dee in Bexleyheath*ღ* Report 19 Jul 2008 18:23

I had chemo last year and lost all my long, straight, blonde hair. My hair has grown back grey and extremely curly! I have had a gentle colour put on which is OK, but I just don't know how to handle it.

When I was bald I swore I'd never complain about my hair again so long as it grew back..but I hate all these damn curls! By the end of the day it looks like a bush on my head.



cane Report 19 Jul 2008 18:29

so sorry to hear of your hair dee,you must have been so proud of it .will it not ever return to it's original form and colour,

all best gwen xx