We love trying new beauty products as much as the next person, but there is something to be said for a product that withstands the test of time—especially in a world where we are constantly inundated with new launches. Meet Long Haul: A place for us to share the products that are more than a flash in the pan and have earned a permanent spot in our lives because they’re just that good.
I’ve been getting my hair highlighted ever since I can remember, and all that bleach can really do a number over time. That said, I’m no stranger to breakage and for many years, my hair had a dry, straw-like texture. Now, my hairdresser can’t believe how healthy my hair is “for a blonde"—and it's all thanks to the It’s a 10 Miracle leave-in conditioner.
I’ve used this baby for the past six years and I’ve yet to find something that works better, despite shopping around for something new many times.
Highlighting and coloring your hair isn’t exactly the best thing for keeping it healthy, considering it involves slapping a bunch of chemicals onto your head and intentionally lifting as much of your natural color as possible to make it lighter. The process, no matter how you spin it, is strenuous on your strands—which is why using a leave-in conditioner is crucial: It can strengthen fried hair and help prevent breakage.