• Aveda Volumizing Tonic, $17 at aveda.com

With the cooler weather creeping in, our hair is atomically changing. If you want to keep your hair healthy and protected throughout the season and beyond there are some steps you can take to make it happen. First, you want to start with your diet. The common term, “you are what you eat” is true in many ways.  If you decide to change your diet from eating a lot of processed foods to more fresh fruits and vegetables, it will take about three months to see the difference in your hair and skin. Next, there are products that will help the appearance of your hair as well. You can buy a product that is specific to your hair goal. Last, be patient everything takes time.

If you have specific goals that you want to attain with your hair for example, keeping dandruff at bay or increasing moisture a hair tonic can help.

Hair tonics are products that were historically used to make the hair appear shiny which made it look healthier. Now, tonics are used for different purposes. You can make your own or purchase some from one of your favorite retailers.  See our list of tonics and try the one that is right for you.

1. Add volume, shine, and body to your hair with this aloe vera and wheat amino acid infused product. Aveda Volumizing Tonic, $17 at aveda.com.

2. Detangle, revitalize and moisturize with this herb infused tonic packed with hair enhancing vitamins and tea tree oil. Bumble and Bumble BB Tonic, $20 at bumbleandbumble.com.

3. Restore the protein, moisture, and balance back to your hair. Ingredients include botanical extracts, coconut, and tea tree oil, and protein. MIZANI Custom Blend Scalp Tonic, $5.03 at mizani.com

Have you tried hair tonics?

Yvelette Stines

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