Top 10 Hair Products
5 August 2021
Hair, glorious hair. Your crowning glory, or a never-ending battle. Whether you love your tresses or wish they were a little more flowing and a little less frizzy, finding the right products to add to your hair care routine can make a world of difference.
While many products are designed for particular hair types, there is an elite selection that works miracles for the vast majority. From weekly treatments to nourishing oils, this hair edit has everything you need to shake up your routine in the best possible way.
1. Olaplex Treatment No.3 Hair Perfector – Best Weekly Treatment
If you’ve not heard of Olaplex, you haven’t been watching enough bleach-disaster videos online. Makers of miracle treatments, Olaplex is the go-to brand for fried, dried, damaged tresses, but you don’t have to be in the middle of a hair emergency to benefit from their nourishing formulas. Olaplex Treatment No.3 restores and repairs, leaving your locks luscious, shiny and stronger than ever before.
2. Olaplex Styling No.7 Bonding Oil – Best Hair Oil
Olaplex in the #1 and #2 positions? You bet!
Hair oil is a must for nourishing dry, curly and frizzy types, but Olaplex Styling No.7 Bonding Oil takes it a step further with added heat protection up to 232°C/450°F. Just a few drops increase shine and vibrancy, reduces frizz and flyaways and protects against damage caused by heat tools.
3. TIGI Bed Head Urban Antidotes Recovery Tween Set – Best Moisture Duo
Hair feeling a little drab or lacklustre? Pump up the moisture with Urban Antidotes Recovery Tween Set: Shampoo & Conditioner from TIGI Bed Head. Breathe new life into dry, dull or damaged strands with a daily dose of moisture that cleanses, hydrates and strengthens, while adding a healthy shine. This duo will revolutionise your shower game.
4. Kérastase Blond Absolu Bain Ultra-Violet: Anti-Brass Purple Shampoo – Best For Blondes
Not all shampoos are created equal.
If you’re looking for a blonde tone with a vibrancy that could cut glass, then look no further than the Blond Absolu range by Kérastase. This powerful purple formulation removes brassiness and yellow undertones, leaving you with soft and shiny cool blonde tones. Enriched with Hyaluronic Acid and Edelweiss flower, each wash leaves your hair feeling deeply nourished and luminous.
5. label.m Complete Matt Paste – Best for Texture
Official haircare product of London Fashion Week, label.m Complete Matt Paste is the texturizer your pixie crop has been waiting for. Using natural minerals which detoxify and protect, the paste offers a superior matte hold for shaping, sculpting and defining your style. Use on wet or dry hair for a non-greasy, shine-free finish.
6. Joico Moisture Recovery Treatment Balm – Best for Coarse Hair
Coarse, dry hair that’s prone to frizz? Joico Moisture Recovery Treatment Balm has you covered with this intensely hydrating formula for regular use. Apply to damp hair and let it sit for 3 to 5 minutes, repeat a few times per week and you’ll experience softer, smoother strands. With ingredients including Murumuru, Olive and Shea butter, this heavy-duty balm is the ultimate treatment for thick, coarse hair.
7. milk_shake Shampoo Silver Shine – Best for Silver Shine
Say goodbye to brassy tones and hello to naturally gorgeous blonde or silver. milk_shake Shampoo Silver Shine uses natural ingredients including blueberry, raspberry and blackberry extract to bring out the cooler tones of light colours and counteract any yellowness. With restructuring milk proteins, your hair won’t only look great but will be better supported too.
8. Kérastase Elixir Ultime Red Glitter L’Huile Originale Hair Oil – Best for Scent + Protection
Grab Kérastase Elixir Ultime Red Glitter Edition L’Huile Originale Hair Oil while you can, with its stunning Limited Edition rouge bottle. Protecting against heat up to 230° as well as split ends, the oil has the added benefit of smelling amazing. With a floral scent that includes notes of violet leaf, freesia and mandarin, your tresses will turn heads for more reasons than one!
9. Davines OI Shampoo – Best Shampoo
Experience the full effects of the OI range with the Davines OI Shampoo. Using the power of Roucou oil, your scalp is cleansed of pollutants and product build-up while strengthening each strand for a look that is soft, shiny and full-bodied. Follow with Davines OI Conditioner, for best results.
10. Davines OI Conditioner – Best Conditioner
Hair care is taken pretty seriously in the Mediterranean. So, it goes without saying that Italian brand Davines has put a lot of work into their best-selling OI Conditioner. Rich and buttery, the conditioner is fortified with Roucou oil which is rich in beta-carotene for nourished, moisturised, luminous locks.