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You love your long hair, but combating dryness is a constant battle. The problem: Once hair grows past the neckline or doesn't have direct contact with the scalp, the scalp's natural oils can't be utilized throughout the hair shaft. Moisturizers can help.
Good moisturizers contain humectants that not only replace lost moisture but attract moisture and retain it in the cortex of the hair. Essential fatty aids are great moisturizers. One of the best, most cost effective EFA is safflower oil. Next time you're done making stir fry, take the bottle into the bathroom and dab a little onto the ends of your hair—seriously.