Cosmopolitan August 2018 - Page 132

beauty THE MOISTURE PARADOX Moisture causes frizz...and prevents it. Huh? Here’s the deal: “Hair is hygroscopic, meaning it easily absorbs water,” says Stephen Thevenot, a US-based stylist. But it can only absorb so much. If it’s hydrated from within (with oils or conditioners), it won’t seek moisture from the air, which lifts the cuticle and causes it to frizz. 000 COSMOPOLITAN AUGUST 2018 FOR MORE GREAT STORIES, VISIT COSMO.IN