Specialized, "professional" products can cost a lot. They can even have some really great ingredients that can do wonders for your hair … if your hair needs them.
If you have perfectly healthy, "normal" hair that looks lovely using the simple, lower-cost stuff, you don't need to switch to the expensive bottle your stylist recommends. While salon-grade products can certainly have higher-quality or special ingredients, not everyone needs them.
However, if you have damaged or color-treated hair or a condition like severe dry scalp, those expensive bottles can make a difference.
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