Which may be what our tresses need after endless cycles of manipulation. And while you’re giving your crowning glory a break from harsh chemicals and hot tools, treat your strands to some nourishing potions from some of the best hair care brands in the market today.
Beigic is a Korea brand that offers cruelty-free formulas for face, body and hair. It uses clean and vegan ingredients that are plant-based, food-grade and from fair trade. The products are also free from synthetic dyes, synthetics fragrances, silicones, harsh sulfates (SLS, SLES) and parabens, which make them suitable even for those with sensitive skin. Active ingredients include green coffee bean extract in its purest form, along with other proven active ingredients to promote radiant and awakened skin. Green coffee bean is a rich source of antioxidants, essential fatty acids, Vitamin E and natural caffeine for skin. We love its Scalp & Hair Spa Care Duo, which consists of the Volumising Shampoo Scrub and Damage Repair Treatment Mask.
Available at SocietyA.
The award-winning Botanifique by LUX Premium range is infused with 100% pure organic rosehip oil, specially sourced from Andes Patagonia in Chile. It’s known for its high levels of antioxidants, vitamins, and essential fatty acids. A unique cold-pressed method is used to ensure that the integrity of the oil is preserved and only the highest quality and purest oil is obtained. There is no added silicones, parabens, and artificial colourants. It is suitable for all hair types, as well as dry and oily scalps.
Available at Watsons.
Free of silicones, parabens and colorants, the new Hair Supplement by LUX series is designed for hair types . Its proprietary Amino Acid Complex – formulated with 11 different kinds of essential amino acids to restore hair proteins – takes centre stage in this series. It helps replenish moisture and protein to achieve healthier and stronger hair. There are six products including shampoos, treatments and one mask.
Exclusively available at Guardian.
Designed for hair colour protection and intense damage repair, the new Miracle You range from Moist Diane combines three key ingredients – plant-derived organic ghee oil (to nourish), polycare (to cuticle coat) and borealine (to colour protect). This formula offers deep conditioning and promises up to 90% reduction of split ends and breakages while helping to retain the vibrancy of hair colour with a protective barrier coat to fight the frizz and protect strands against free radicals and UV rays for up to eight hours. There are currently four products in the range – shampoo, treatment, mask and serum.
Available at Watsons.
Korean brand Ryo believes the scalp is the key to youthful, luxuriant, silky and healthy hair. Its Hair Loss range contains ginseng saponins, said to help increase multiplication of hair follicle cells and skin cells on the scalp. For its Damage Care range, the formula has 100% fermented Jeju camellia oil for intense nourishment. Its Deep Cleansing range has a mix of pine needles and fermented mint to purify and condition, while its Dandruff Relief range contains Korean bamboo sap, fermented camellia oil, black pine oil and chestnut shell extract to soothe and moisturise.
Available at Guardian.
Shiseido Professional’s new Sublimic Advenovital hair care range is formulated to tackle hair loss and thinning hair issues. Its star product, the Shiseido Professional Adenovital Scalp Power-Shot, contains active ingredients including adenosine, sophora angustifolia root extract, carrot extract and nicotinamide, which penetrating deep into the follicles to strengthen hair from the roots.
Available at selected salons; visit Shiseido Professional’s website for more information.
This new hair care brand claims to improve the health and quality of your hair through its proprietary scientific discovery of Alpha Keratin 60ku, a whole, human protein born from regenerative medicine. Extracted from ethically-sourced human hair, the protein is said to be recognised by the body and is able to fill in areas of damage and repair hair unlike anything else. Say bye to frizz, split ends, dull and thinning hair. The range includes shampoos, conditioners, styling cream, mist and mask.
Exclusively available at Sephora.
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