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Hair Repair: How to Get Strong, Shiny Hair

If a ponytail has become your solution to the winter-hair blahs, you've come to the right place. Take our simple tests to find out if your strands are damaged and learn the tricks for getting your glossiest, bounciest hair ever.
Woman with curly hair What's Your Hair Type?

More than half of women don't know what kind of hair they have, and they use the wrong styling products as a result, says Jeni Thomas, PhD, Pantene senior scientist. Figure out where your strands stand with this easy guide.

You have fine hair if... it automatically falls into a part when wet or your strands look thin and delicate. Fine hair is typically straight or wavy.

You have medium-to-thick hair if... it takes more than 20 minutes to blow-dry. Medium-to-thick hair, which can be straight, wavy, or curly, is the most common type.

You have coarse hair if... one strand makes a sound when you roll it between your fingers. Coarse hair feels rough and can be straight, curly, or kinky.

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