How I Saved My Hair (After Bleaching It To Death)

If you’re a regular subscriber you’ll have seen that last summer I decided to dye (well bleach) my hair platinum blonde. So after two rounds of bleaching, deciding I didn’t like it then dying my hair back brown 3 times to get the right shade – it’s safe to say my hair took a beating. So this post is just a few tips and tricks to help you achieve healthier hair. 

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  • COCONUT OIL – my little saviour. I always feel and see so much of a difference in my hair after leaving it in coconut oil over night, I try to do it once every week. Make sure to put a towel over your pillow otherwise the oil will soak into your pillowcase.

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  • Using a shampoo and conditioner with no sulfates. If you use a shampoo with sulfates then it removes hair dye from your hair more than a shampoo without sulfates. So as well as not dying your hair as often, it’s more gentle on your hair than any other shampoo/ conditioner would be.

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  • Tangle Teezer, this brush makes sure to get rid of knots without ripping out your hair. Giving you less split ends. Brushing your hair doesn’t have to be a painful experience!
  • Don’t wash your hair every day, it dries out your hair causing it to be limp and damage easily. The Batiste dry shampoo is the perfect solution.
  • Get your hair cut regularly now I’m not saying you need two inches off every 6 weeks, but it’s recommended that you should get a trim every 6 weeks. This is so your hair can grow. Otherwise split ends break off constantly, causing your hair to stay at the same length even though it is growing.

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I hope you enjoyed this post and thank you for reading. Today is the day I’m getting my hair done (don’t worry I’ll do a post about it), I fancied a change. What hair tips do you recommend?

 

Love, Estelle    X

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19 Comments

  1. February 26, 2016 / 6:45 am

    love your post. i usually use oliu oil to care my hair, it’s so good, too. 😀

  2. February 26, 2016 / 7:01 am

    These tips are great. I absolutely love using coconut oil in my hair as well as a skin moisturizer in the winter! It’s great for so many things. I didn’t know about sulphates stripping your hair dye, Thankfully I use all natural shampoo, but it’s good to know! Thanks!

    • February 26, 2016 / 7:32 am

      Thank you and I’m glad you enjoyed the post 🙂

  3. February 26, 2016 / 7:55 am

    Wonderful, about sulfat-free products I totally agree. Keep it up, I am soon having my hair died (lol) the right products is the clue.! ❤️

    • February 26, 2016 / 7:57 am

      Thank you and it’s always nice to have a pamper day! 🙂 <3

      • February 26, 2016 / 8:24 am

        ❤️ I try every day to have A pamper day 😀lol

  4. February 26, 2016 / 9:18 am

    Great post! I love your blog! Keep up the good work! ☺️👍🏼 xoxo Deborah

  5. February 26, 2016 / 12:28 pm

    Great tips! I love the Vatika Coconut Oil. I’ve never tried a dry shampoo– I’ll have to look for that– I don’t wash my hair too often so it would be nice to have something to refresh it.

    • February 26, 2016 / 12:37 pm

      It also gives great volume if you sleep on it!

  6. February 26, 2016 / 12:44 pm

    Great post, i love coconut oil its one of my best product as i use it all over my body..great staff ❤

  7. February 27, 2016 / 4:44 am

    Great tips! I’ve been slowly processing my hair, but taking it very easy on the bleach to not over dry & damage.

  8. February 28, 2016 / 1:01 am

    Hey, I’m nominating you for the Liebster award, it’ll be online soon xx

  9. February 28, 2016 / 10:10 pm

    I am so guilty of ruining my hair! This is perfect I’m trying this!

  10. April 15, 2016 / 11:05 pm

    That polaroid thoo so cute,
    I use bio coconut oil also for my hair

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