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03/12/2015 07:07 am ET Updated Mar 12, 2015

7 Home Remedies For Dry Hair

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SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com

Dry hair — especially dry ends — is extremely common. After all, your scalp is your hair's only natural moisture source, and it's a long way from the tips. Plus, as you age your scalp produces less oil, and your hair gets drier.

Dry weather can also zap the moisture from your strands. "Your hair needs different care in cooler weather than in the summer months," says hair restoration specialist Alan J. Bauman, M.D. You'll want to use products and treatments that infuse your hair with hydration — and avoid ingredients and styling tools that dry it out.

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