How to Repair Damaged Hair: Common Causes and Treatments

How to Repair Damaged Hair: Common Causes and Treatments

Is your hair damaged? Would you be able to tell if it was?

Damaged hair is an umbrella term that covers a lot of different types of hair issues, from colour damage and dry, frizzy or brittle hair, split ends, and oily strands among others.


What Does Hair Damage Look Like?

Damaged hair will not always be obvious with a quick glance, this is why knowing how to identify and recognise the signs of hair damage can be helpful when it comes to caring for your hair health. Things such as split ends, frizzy and oily hair can be immediately identified and noticeable, whereas weak or brittle hair, breakage and dry hair can sometimes be harder to notice until it becomes much worse.

Taking the time to know your hair and learn the warnings signs for damage can be incredibly helpful when it comes to treating, preventing, and repairing hair damage.

woman examining hair
Knowing and understanding your hair is the first step to healthy, nourished hair.


What Are The Common Causes Of Damaged Hair?

Hair can be damaged in a number of different ways, by a number of different things. Split ends for instance occur when the protective outer layer of the hair strand is worn away, leaving the hair frayed and open to more damage.

Weakened, brittle hair can lead to breakage and can be caused by a multitude of factors, from tight hairstyles to excessive heat styling or chemical treatments such as colouring and bleaching as well as harsh shampoos and conditioners that strip away the natural oils from your scalp to improper nutrition and stress. Hair can also be damaged by over-exposure to environmental factors such as UV rays, pollution and weather, this can lead to dry, dull hair with little life.


How To Prevent and Treat Damaged Hair?

 The best way to prevent damaged hair is to keep notice of your hair and how it reacts, keep it in a style that will help protect it from outside elements and avoid causing further damage as well as being aware of what products you are using. It is best to use products that offer natural, organic protection for your hair as well as keeping it luscious and healthy.

The same logic applies to colouring and dying your hair, making sure you select dyes that are less harsh on the hair and focus on caring for your hair as well as colouring it. Hair dyes can cause a number of issues if used incorrectly or excessively, and it’s always best to find products that will help treat your hair and protect it during and after the colouring process.

The right products will not just keep it look and feeling good, they will also offer protection against outside factors that would otherwise damage hair, such as excessive sun exposure, environmental factors such as heat, pollution, and dryness and keep your hair healthy.

heat damage hair and straightener
Minimising the use of harsh products and heat styling on you hair can help it recover.


What Products Should I Use For Healthy Hair?

The hair care product you use should directly link to what you are trying to treat or prevent, if your hair is colour damaged, you wouldn’t necessarily use a product aimed at split ends or vice versa. Everyone’s hair type is unique to themselves and what works for one person may not work for others, so we expect a bit of trial and error when it comes to finding the right products to treat your hair, our aim is to make that trail stage a little easier to navigate with our range of organic and natural products designed to treat and protect hair and minimize damage.


For Dry, Frizzy Hair & Protection

Nourishing Hair Elixir

This weightless hair serum has been formulated with a 100% natural replacement to silicon leaving hair incredibly soft, light and moisturised. Organic Moroccan Argan oil, mixed with Organic Baobab oil and Tahitian Monoi is a winning formula for controlling frizz and taming fly-away hair. Rich in anti-oxidants, it protects hair from environmental damage and helps regain lost moisture and repair hair.


How To Use: Apply 3-4 drops from mid to ends of clean hair, wet or dry. Comb through gently. Works well when combined with our natural shampoo in a hair care routine.

Evolve Beauty Nourishing hair Elixir


For Coloured, Dry Hair & General Damage

Minoi Rescue Shampoo & Conditioner Duo

Make every day a good hair with our Monoi Rescue natural shampoo and conditioner duo. Our completely natural and organic formulation works hard to get to the root of the issue, gently improving the condition of the scalp whilst working deep into the hair shaft to hydrate and smooth. Hair is left nourished, smooth, shiny and smelling divine. Total hair magic!


How To Use: Monoi Rescue Shampoo: Massage onto wet hair to form a rich lather. Rinse well. Follow with Monoi Rescue Conditioner.

Monoi Rescue Conditioner: Apply to lengths of wet hair, leave for a few minutes before rinsing and follow with our Nourishing Hair Elixir.

Evolve Beauty Monoi Rescue Duo 


For Normal, Dull or Dry Hair

Superfood Shine Shampoo & Conditioner Duo

Save with our Superfood Shampoo & Conditioner Duo and get our 250ml Superfood Shampoo and 250ml Superfood Conditioner! This pair of products is all you need to care for your hair and give it the attention it deserves. With a wide range of gently cleansing, natural ingredients in our shampoo, and nourishing shea butter complimenting a host of other replenishing ingredients in the conditioner, this bundle contains everything you need for luscious, soft hair.


How To Use: Superfood Shine Shampoo: Massage onto wet hair to form a rich lather. Rinse well.

Superfood Shine Conditioner: apply from mid to ends of clean wet hair. Comb through gently. Leave to absorb for 1-2 mins. Rinse well.

Evolve beauty superfood shine duo 


Superfood Shine Hair Mask

A must-have nourishing mask for normal to dry or damaged hair. Our moisturising formulation works to hydrate and strengthen the hair, dramatically improving shine, softness and suppleness.

This repairing hair mask is packed full of tropical treats including Brazilian Cupuacu Butter and Monoi Oil, which moisturise and smooth hair to improve shine and help with detangling, making everyday a great hair day. It also contains Baobab proteins which provide superior damage recovery and intense protection from UV-stress and heat while deeply nourishing, instantly conditioning and reinforcing hair so that hair is left softer, stronger and looking luscious.


How To Use: Apply to lengths of wet, clean hair. Leave for 10-15 minutes and rinse well.

 evolve beauty superfood hair mask


Your Hair Care Journey

 Everyone's hair journey is going to be different, the progress from damaged hair to healthy hair is going to vary depending on so many factors including, hair styling, hair loss, scalp health, dyed hair, use of heat tools and more. It can be disheartening at the start to try to repair damaged hair and not knowing how exactly to go about it. There are so many products on the market these days that promise to repair, revitalise and shield hair, it takes a bit of trial and error to find those that work best for you.

Whether you have dry and damaged hair, frizzy or straight hair or tight curls, we have been researching the best ways to help improve your hair care and repair damaged hair. Our products are based on organic and natural products that focus on improving and adding rather than stripping in order to repair hair damage.

As long as you can keep aware and spot potential hair damage and know how to repair and protect your hair to prevent further damage, you will be able to enjoy lush, healthy hair.


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