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Hello man,

I need help. For years and years, I have had EXTREMELY thick hair and I'm a guy. As soon as it get too long it gets incredibly dry, it's simply ridiculous. Especially the side of the hair is very dry and straw like... I have tried literally everything (diffuser, conditioners with no sulphates) I only wash my hair once a week and have found that using only conditioner and no shampoo is much better for my hair, it keeps some sort of shape and doesn't just frazzle out.

It is still ridiculously dry though. The following photo is after the result of loads of conditioner, argon oil and a diffuser and it's still so DRY. What shall I do?

 Firstly, my apology for the delayed response. Actually, your hair isn't dry, or not exactly.  Coarse wavy hair tends to have a dry look by nature, even if it isn't actually. You are thinking along the correct lines for your hair however. While you don't want to shampoo every day, shampoo on alternate days, just rinsing well and conditioning on days you don't shampoo. You want to use a moisturizing shampoo and conditioner, curly hair formula is available. This will add additional moisturizing to your hair. After towel drying apply a very small amount of your moisturizing conditioner to your hair, work in well and leave in. After this you can apply you nourishing oil ,Argan or whatever you prefer and leave in. If diffusing, do so without disturbing the hair. What you are seeing is more unruliness than dryness. It would probably work best just combed or fingered into place and left to dry naturally, undisturbed.
Best of luck to you.
Stephe (hairman)


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