This post was sponsored by P & G.
Head & Shoulders, a familiar brand, has introduced the Moisture Care collection, especially for textured hair. The active ingredient, zinc pyrithione (ZPT), is activated by water and it targets the scalp and penetrates the surface of the skin to work as a barrier against skin irritants known to cause dandruff.
Reducing stress on the scalp and hair can easily start with using a co-wash like the Head & Shoulders Moisture Care Co-Wash. As we all know, co-wash is short for conditioner wash and in the winter months, reducing the use of shampoos is important to preserving moisture needed in dryer months.
Continuing with the idea of scalp care, the Scalp Soother is a great fix for in-between washes. This serum can be massaged directly onto a wet or dry scalp and dries residue-free.
6 Ways to Protect Your Hair in the Winter
- Deep condition as often as possible
- Reduce the amount of coconut oil used
- Invest in hair coverings
- Protective style to preserve the ends of your hair (photo below)
- Avoid clarifying too often
- Ditch the shower cap
For further details about each of the recommendations listed above, here’s how I winterize my haircare routine.
Head and Shoulders scientists explored the unique needs and characteristics of African American hair and found a drastic need for moisture and protection. Head & Shoulders NEW Moisture Care collection, with Vitamin E rich almond oil and coconut essence, provides moisture for scalp and hair immediately and also over time, eliminating dandruff and leaving you 100% flake-free. For more information, visit Head & Shoulders on Facebook and follow @HeadShoulders on Twitter.