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How to prevent flyaways and static in human hair?

Asked by AshlynM (10542points) February 7th, 2012

I always have a problem with flyaways and static after blow drying my hair. Water is only a temporary fix.

I wonder which hair products work best to combat this situation. Any suggestions? Thanks!

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partyrock's avatar

Any hair wax shall do ! The solid kind, not gel or hair spray. Wax will keep your fly away down but also leave your hair flexble.

wilma's avatar

I like to use Dove Smooth and Soft.
Just one drop rubbed on my fingers then over and through my hair makes a difference.

JLeslie's avatar

Use heavier conditioner in the winter. If you don’t use hairspray usually, use some during the winter months. When you wash your clothes use softener or dryer sheets, sweaters rub a used dryer sheet on it. When I used to pull my clothes over my head the static in my hair was unbelievable. There also is a spray to reduce static, I don’t remember the name of it. Spray some on your brush, or clothing. Keeping your house more humid can help too in the winter, a few humidifiers aren’t very expensive.

chyna's avatar

I carry spray on “leave in” conditioner with me and spray it on my hair brush to ease the fly-a-ways. Don’t spray it directly on your hair or it will make it really flat.

gailcalled's avatar

I use organic almond oil for my skin daily in the dry weather. I rub a few drops on my hands and then on hair.

Coloma's avatar

I love the “Bedhead, after party” product. A little after blowdrying smooths and shines the hair and calms any static flyaways. It’s a bit pricey, about $18 or so, but lasts a long time depending on the length of your hair. My hair is a little below shoulder length, longer rather than shorter and a bottle lasts me about 3 months. Great product!

MollyMcGuire's avatar

Aussie spray on leave in conditioner works for that. Not too expensive.

coastiegirl96's avatar

I use triple condition by Garnier, and it helped a lot. I dyed my hair continuously for 14 months, so my hair was fried. And it helped a lot. It takes away frizz for up to 6 hours, at least for me. I have really long hair. It’s also pretty cheap(;

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