Made up of thousands of cells, your hair can be extremely complex. However, the reason for frizzy hair is very simple. Each strand has three layers, with the top layer called the cuticle, which lies flat. When the cuticle is aggravated, the cuticle lifts, creating frizzy hair. Many females suffer from frizzy hair and fly-aways that can be difficult to maintain. Here are several tips on how to avoid the unwanted frizz and fly away hairs.

Change your hair drying regime

Towel drying your hair aggravates the hair cuticles, preventing them from lying flat. To prevent frizzy towel dried hair, use a microfiber towel and gently press the water out. If you decide to stick with your normal towel, be gentle and squeeze the excess water, avoiding too much friction.

Heat protection

Heat from hair dryers and straightening irons can be a main cause of damaged and frizzy hair. Heat protecting sprays are the best way to avoid these issues. Using TRESemme’s Heat Tamer Protective Spray will create a major difference protecting your hair from heat and frizz. This is best used on towel dried hair and can be purchased at leading hair retails or click here to buy online.


Avoid alcoholic products

Many sprays and mouses contain alcohol which has been proved to aggravate frizz. Avoid formulas that contain alcohol such as:

  • Leonor Greyl Mousse au Lotus Volumatrice ($40.64). This can be purchased on
  • John Frieda Frizz Ease Dream Curls Curl-Perfecting Spray ($16.99). This product is great for those you have curly hair. This can be purchased at Priceline or click here to purchase online.
  • Babyliss Argan Oil Hair Treatment (from $19.95 – $59.95). This product is is suitable for all hair types. Click here to purchase online.

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Cool off

After conditioning your hair, rinse it with cool water. Heat is known to change the shape of your hair where as the coolness slams cuticles shut, preventing frizziness.

Keep hydrated

Frizz can also occur due to dehydration. Use a deep conditioning mask once a week to keep your hair hydrated. Kerastase Nutritive Oleo-Relax Slim Smoothing Masque ($62.90) will boost hydration tame your frizzy hair. Click here to find your closest stockist.

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Brush your hair! 

Brushing your hair day and night from the roots down. This will help distribute the natural oils in your hair and also act as a natural soother.

Get the chop

Split ends are another factor of frizzy hair and fly aways. Regular hair cuts every 6 – 8 weeks eliminates split ends which equals to less frizz. Making small changes to your hair regimes will make a big difference eliminating the frizz and fly aways.

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About The Author

Simone Pucci

Simone is a freelance journalist who has had writing experience in a variety of areas including sport, fashion, bridal and education. In 2011, Simone completed a Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communications and warranted by her love of writing she completed a freelance journalism course with the Morris Journalism Academy. Whilst spending much of her time writing, one of her biggest achievements so far was making the national final of Miss Italia Australia in 2010.

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