How to Get Beautiful Hair

Hair care - l'Occitane

A guide to shiny, fresh and thick hair. Your hair is a great way to express who you are and, like the rest of your body, your hair is vulnerable to wear and tear, damage and dryness. A summer by the sea may be a wonderful holiday, but powerful UV rays as well as heavy exposure to salt and sand can damage your hair just as it can damage your skin. Colder seasons can also affect your hair, with dry air making your hair static and the cold giving it a flat appearance. Treat your hair well and it will radiate. Read our everyday hair care tips below.


Shiny hair - l'Occitane

6 hair care tips for shiny hair

Hair Care Experts say that often the reason people have dull, dry hair is simply because they don’t wash their hair properly.
To keep your hair at its shiniest, follow this hair washing routine:
  1. Wet your hair with the warmest water possible, in order  to open the cuticle layer.
  2. Apply shampoo and massage it into your scalp using the pads of your fingers.
  3. Rinse with cold water in order to seal the cuticle layer.
  4. Squeeze out the remaining water before applying conditioner.
  5. Massage conditioner into the ends of your hair and rinse thoroughly.
  6. Blot your hair dry, do not rub or wring it, your hair is at its weakest when wet !
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How to revive your natural hair colour

Apply shampoo on the scalp only: Aromachologie Intense Repairing Shampoo for damaged hair and Aromachologie Purifying Freshness Shampoo for normal hair.

Apply conditioner on the ends especially: Aromachologie Natural Repairing Conditioner for damaged hair or Aromachologie Purifying Freshness Conditioner for normal hair.

Finish your hair care routine by applying a hair mask and wrap your hair in a warm towel while it's in the mask to encourage moisture retention.

Nourished Hair

How to Take Care of your Hair and Keep it Nourished

  1. Rinse your hair with warm water so it’s fully wet.
  2. Apply the Nourishing Care Shampoo onto your scalp and massage with your fingertips.
  3. Apply the Nourishing Care Conditioner, focussing on the ends, leave in for 3 minutes and rinse.
  4. Apply the Intensive Repair Hair Mask or SOS Moisture Hair Mask twice a week to deeply nourish and strengthen your hair.


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Reverse cleansing for greasy hair

Apply a hair mask onto your hair before washing it, to add the benefits of your own hair oil to the product’s benefits. Wrap your hair in a warm towel to open the dried out cuticle layer more easily and help it lock moisture in. Apply shampoo for oily hair to your hair without rinsing the mask, to prevent your hair from drying out too much. Apply conditioner onto the ends of your hair.


Thicker hair tips - l'Occitane
We are all born with a unique, fixed number of dermal follicles, determining how thick our hair can get for all our life. To maximise thickness, give your scalp a gentle massage every day to stimulate micro-circulation and wake up your roots. A diet high in healthier fruits and vegetables can be beneficial to your hair. B vitamins, found in avocados, are thought to be the most important for hair growth. Blueberries are rich in vitamin C, which helps your body produce collagen, and squash contains vitamin A, which encourages sebum production.
Discover our hair products for thin hair, which help to strengthen fine hair and prevent breakage.


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Damaged hair enemies

Your hair is very sensitive, and if it undergoes a lot of stress, it can actually begin to break and lose its suppleness. Your hair is most damaged by heat and dryness—crimpers, hair curlers, hair straighteners, dyes and colouring, excessive and overly hot blow drying, and even sunlight dry out and damage your hair.

Avoid hair styling appliances that apply heat directly onto your hair, or don’t use them daily. When you do use heat styling tools, protect your hair with a Heat-Protective Control Mist. Remember to protect your hair from the sun, just as you protect your skin, with a Sun Protection Mist.
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Brushing your hair safely

  1. Choose a hard rubber brush, or a brush with a rounded cushion, to avoid hair from being tangled into the bristles.
  2. If your hair is tangled, do not try to brush out the knot from the root. Focus on the knotted part and brush it out directly, otherwise you’ll just be knotting your hair even more.
  3. Always brush with a gentle touch, don’t pull or twist your hair too much, especially if you blow dry it.
  4. When in doubt, ask your hairdresser for what he or she thinks is the brush most suited for you


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