As someone who has dealt with some form of hair damage most of their life, I recommend you take it from me: You need a good deep conditioner. I spent the majority of my teenage years heat-styling because I found my natural, curly texture just too difficult to work with on a daily basis. Little did I know that would cause some long-term damage that would be tough to repair.
What really helped save my lackluster locks was choosing the right repair masks and switching out my shampoo and conditioner. It takes effort, but you can spin those straw-like and damaged strands back into gold. Although I have a few of my own favorites I swear by, I tapped a few celebrity stylists to get their recs because, well, they’re the experts. If you’re in the market for a solid option in this department, keep reading for what they had to share below.