Every once in a while it’s necessary to treat yourself, whether it’s indulging in a chocolate goody or spending a luxurious day at the spa. Yet when we pamper ourselves, a hair treatment isn’t always top of mind. We often forget about our long suffering hair, which we subject to heat styling, hair dye and other chemical-laden products.
There are a million different ways we can damage our hair, whether it’s from a weekly swim, just being out in the sun unprotected, or our daily heat styling. So, what is the hair version of a chocolate treat? A regular dose of one of these intensive hair treatments, which are guaranteed to give you healthy hair.
We have an array of hair needs, from taming frizz to volumizing fine hair, repairing damaged hair and these are the no-fail products and brands to get hair soft and shiny again, according to Hollywood’s top hairstylists and beauty editor’s.
This is a luxury brand, and whatever product you use in the line, you know it will leave the hair healthy and shiny. Each product is powered by active ingredients and high-tech molecular complexes to give you the best version of your hair possible.
Over-Processed/Dry, Damaged Hair
Kerastase Resistance Force Architecte Reconstructing Masque (For Brittle, Very Damaged Hair, Split Ends)
Brittle hair doesn’t stand a chance against this ultra-hydrating rinse-out mask that helps reconstruct the hair from the inside out.
Kerastase Resistance Ciment Anti-Usure Strengthening Anti-Breakage Cream – Rinse Out
If you highlight your hair often, this is the only product that will keep your hair in great condition. This product infuses hair with moisture without weighing it down.
Kerastase Elixir Ultime Oleo-Complexe Solid Serum with Beautifying Oils – Leave In is a staple in many a Beauty Editor’s cupboard! It is the ultimate frizzy hair “controller”! All. The. Time. This is a gem, it completely transforms frizzy hair for good.
Paula Kent co-founded Redken Laboratories in 1960 Paula out of a need for products that would be gentle on her baby fine hair and sensitive skin. So, in a moment of inspiration the brand Redken was born and is synonymous with gentle, high-performance products that work with the chemistry of hair and skin.
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Redken Cerafill Defy Thickening Shampoo and Conditioner controls oil to boost roots, while ceramides fatten the hair all over.
Mr. Shu Uemura is recognised around the world as a true master of contemporary beauty. He took a revolutionary path to polarise the art of makeup and most recently haircare. With an unwavering passion, he has built a global brand synonymous with artistic expression, purity and quality.
Coloured Hair/Lack Lustre Hair
Shu Uemura Color Lustre Brilliant Glaze Shampoo. Reasons to love this shampoo: The bottle looks incredibly sleek in the shower, the bottle is red, which is just adds a delightful pop of colour! Did you notice the word “brilliant” is used in the name of the shampoo? It’s in there for a reason. It’s simply just brilliant. It smells brilliant, too! It’s good to note the accompanying conditioner is equally as brilliant! Basically it does precisely what it clams to do, nourish, protect but what is most obvious is the divine shine it imparts on your locks.
Every fashion and beauty insider who’s in the know will have their own favourite Bumble and bumble staple. An international backstage regular at Moschino, Fendi and Helmut Lang –no matter how challenging the look, Bumble and Bumble can make it happen.
For Added Body and Texture
Bumble and Bumble indoctrinated most beauty editors years ago with the surf spray and now, we are basically helpless devotees for any products in their surf line. This shampoo and conditioner smell great and it delivers the body that “body challenged” hair girls want! It is a clean-rinsing shampoo formula that wipes out impurities and makes way for buoyant body and soft, seabreezy texture and naturally enhanced waves. Follow with Surf Creme Rinse Conditioner for the full experience.
Bumble and Bumble Bb. Prêt-à-Powder is equal parts dry shampoo, style extender and volume in a pinch of invisible hair powder. Direct from the New York House of Bumble, this hair powder is the modern girl’s secret to style oily hair, fine hair or hair that’s missed a shampoo, or frankly, just cannot be bothered! Basically it’s a multitasking wonder powder that absorbs oil, adds volume and extends your blow wave!