The motto "fake it till you make it" may have a questionable success rate when it comes to a job, but it can work wonders on unwashed, untrimmed, unruly hair. Beyond what we've told you at least a zillion times before-to use a rich conditioner regularly-these are the Allure beauty department's top tips for faking healthy hair till you make it truly healthy again.
1. Split ends are a dead giveaway of damage. To mend them temporarily, rub a dab of non-liquidy styling cream between your fingers and pinch it over frayed pieces. Hand cream also does the trick; if you've got nothing else, conditioner will work, but only use the teeniest-tiniest dab or your ends will look stringy.
2. When your roots are oily and there's no time to shower, nothing sops up the sebum as well as dry shampoo. Powders are less sticky and a bit easier to apply than sprays, but they can result in white patches on your scalp. To ensure an even application,Read More »from 5 Ways to Fake Healthy Hair