VIDEO: How To Get Shiny Hair

Long, short, thick, thin, straight, curly… it doesn’t matter what type of hair you have naturally, there is one thing we ALL want to know about at home styling, and that’s how to get shiny hair. 

That said, if there’s one thing that saps shine out of hair, it’s real life. Heat styling, rough brushing, the great British weather and professional processes like colour, chemical straightening or perms can all give hair a dulled, unreflective surface. But that’s not to say you need to chop the lot off to get that shine back! Watch our speedy tutorial to discover the easy at-home technique that will give you a salon shine in a matter of minutes.

Shine is the ultimate sign of hair health, it means those strands are nourished and hydrated, and the cuticles are smooth. You might have tried using oils, serums and shine sprays in the past, but used alone these nourishing products can weigh hair down, so in this video we show you how to get shiny hair, without going flat.

With expert assistance from top hairstylist Joel Goncalves, based in London’s exclusive Daniel Galvin Salon, we show you how to create a beautiful shiny style at home. From the right way to towel dry to the smoothing blow dry technique you’ll master in minutes.  

You won’t need any special equipment, just a hairdryer, brush, pair of straighteners and a little patience. Take just a few moments to watch and learn this technique and you’ll never look back. Real Woman & Home reader and artist, Jane, has a beautiful on-trend brunette bob, but needed some advice on the best way to add gloss and lustre to her style. After a few tips from Joel she mastered her own shiny blow dry and the compliments haven’t stopped rolling in since!