Beauty / Society

Suffering from dry hair? Meet beauty’s new wonder ingredient

By Fiona Embleton

Spring is the time to put flat, dry hair into rehab with cosseting textures and beauty's new superstar ingredient, hemisqualane

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There’s a small window of opportunity between winter’s dry hair woes and summer’s straw-like strands, where you can make a real difference to limp locks, split ends and a flaky scalp. Cue haircare’s latest star ingredient: hemisqualane. Famed for its hydrating properties, it's also part of a larger movement in the industry to ‘skinifiy’ haircare by using ingredients typically found in skincare to improve the health of the scalp and strands.