Yes, Winter is coming and to defend yourself from these 4 common winter hair problems, we’ve selected the best 5 products from the top hair brands to get you armed and ready to win the bad hair battle this winter!
FIGHT THE FRIZZ!
Winter’s dry, cold air and high amounts of static electricity causes hair to spread, twist, fly away, and frizz like it’s never frizzed before. You can tame your tresses by investing in these products, perfect for sealing in the moisture.
P.S Cool it on the curling irons / flat irons and blow-dryer to avoid adding extra damage that will just lead to more frizz.
Pureology Super Smooth Relaxing Serum
Ultra smoothing formulas provide lasting smoothness, frizz control and extraordinary colour protection. Advanced Smoothing Micro-Emulsion Technology adds softness and moisture to tame frizz and fly-aways that get in the way during the winter season. Its geranium extracts deeply conditions to increase manageability of your colour treated hair.
Redken Heavy Cream
It’s time to get heavy this winter with this deep conditioning treatment that intensely softens and controls frizz.
Smooth Lock Shampoo and Conditioner
Lock those locks down this winter with improved manageability and long-lasting frizz control, smoothness and shine.
Redken Smooth Lock Stay Sleek
Redken’s Smooth Lock Stay Sleek leave-in cream for dry/unruly hair. It’s heat-activated formula tames, nourishes and controls making any blow dry challenge disappear. It’s Heat Fuse Complex provides weightless frizz control and intensive surface smoothing. This intense smoothing balm seals cuticles for a sleek, compacted look, providing smoothness for up to 3 shampoos! Perfect longevity for those extra cold days!
Kerastase Volumifique Mousse
This is an anti static, heat protectant mousse with strengthening capabilities as well. Hair is more static in winter and the mousse will prevent it completely.
L’Oreal Absolute Repair:
Utilizing LACTIC ACID, this range rebuilds the ionic junctions, which ensure cellular cohesion within the fibre. While it’s cold outside your hair is being transformed from the inside.
- Repairing shampoo for very damaged hair:
Restructures the fibre and returns strength and solidity to very damaged hair; your hair will regain its natural vitality.
- Repairing conditioner
Who says you’re hair can’t comfort you this Winter? With this deep repair leaving your hair with soft and velvety texture.
- Repairing masque:
Ideal for thick hair, that tends to go rogue in winter this masque nourishes and repairs very damaged hair leaving thick hair soft and disciplined.
- Thermo repairing milk:
If you can’t resist the straightener this winter this Heat-active repair is your saviour. It reconstructs fibres leaving your hair manageable, soft and shiny!
SAY GOODBYE TO DRY!
Icy temperatures when running around outside and the dry air from indoor heating sap your hair of moisture. Replace what’s lost and pump up the moisture by investing in these great products!
Redken All Soft Shampoo and Conditioner
This combo offers softness for dry, brittle hair. The Argan oil-enriched formulas dramatically transform the texture of dry, brittle hair. Delivering increased manageability, suppleness and shine that lasts.
Redken Scalp Relief Dandruff Control Shampoo
When dry, itchy, winter scalp is just unbearable, it’s time to take care of it with products that are meant to heal your scalp. Redken’s Scalp Relief products has been proven to treat the scalp, Scalp Relief Dandruff Control Shampoo specifically treats dandruff, inflammation, itchiness and improves the scalps condition. The shampoo’s gentle formula cleanses and soothes the scalp, helps combat dandruff and its symptoms and leaves the scalp clarified and relieved.
Pureology Hydra Whip
To really get deep into the hair shaft and get serious moisture, an intense moisture hair masque, like Pureology’s Hydra Whip, once or twice a month or even weekly if you really need a moisture boost will work wonders this winter. A deep penetrating moisturizing treatment will add moisture when needed most. For extra hydration that really gets deep into the hair shaft, apply the masque to damp hair towel dried hair, wrap your head in a shower cap (or plastic wrap), and then wrap your head in a hot towel (just out of the dryer).
Pureology Precious Oil Shamp’Oil
Intense softening formulas help rough, dull, brittle, colour-treated hair achieve 10X more softness* with extraordinary colour protection. Triple-action micro oils repair, replenish and lock in colour pigments. It’s sunflower, coconut, olive and jojoba oils provide softness, vitality and moisture to your hair this winter.
*After one application of Precious Oil Shamp’Oil and Softening Hair Masque
Kerastase Masque Nutri-Thermique
Just like your skin is more dehydrated in winter so is your hair. This will rehydrate your hair to the maximum, keeping it soft and nourished throughout winter.
Kerastase Elixir Ultime
Every women should have a precious oil treatment on hand all the time, it will keep the hair fire soft supple and shiny and prevent it from drying out.
Redken Diamond Oil Shampoo
Taking care of dry winter hair starts in the shower. A great hydrating shampoo infuses moisture into your hair in the very place that you start to strip your natural moisture away. When switching to a hydrating shampoo, try using a hydrating formula once a week and increase as necessary until you get the results you desire.
L’Oreal Mythic Oil
Unique oil inspired by mythic oriental beauty rituals, if they survived the cold so can you!
- Nourishing Shampoo:
An intensely nourishing treatment that leaves hair disciplined and shiny.
- Nourishing Mask:
An exquisite end for the beauty ritual, hair is deeply nurtured, repaired, disciplined and glowing.
- Mythic Oil:
Unique oil that nourishes disciplines and illuminates all types of hair.
END THE SPLIT ENDS!
The combination of cold, dry air, static electricity, and everyday use of heat-emitting styling products typically results in brittle, frayed ends. However, you can save your strands (and valuable time) by shampooing less often, which gives your hair much-needed room to absorb its natural oils. And finally, stay on top of your scheduled hair trims-most hairstylists recommend cutting your ends every 4 to 6 weeks during winter months.
Redken NEW Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer
No matter what the season, if you’re using heat on your hair, a thermal protect product is an absolute must have to prevent brittle, broken, and split ends that can be caused from the high temperatures of hot tools. Apply on wet or damp hair before blow drying, Redken’s NEW Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer will guard your hair from heat related damage and the harsh elements of winter. The product will cut blow dry time, help protect from heat damage, proves 3x stronger & healthier hair and contains anti-breakage technology.
Pureology Strength Cure Fabulous Lengths
NEW Strength Cure’s Fabulous Lengths for micro-scarred, damaged colour-treated hair offers luxuriously creamy formulas help heal and repair hair for the perfect balance of strength and velvety softness with extraordinary colour protection. Replace the cysteine bonds in your hair to restore the strength you hair deserves to ensure it continues to grow and grow this winter.
Pureology Perfect 4 Platinum Miracle Filler Treatment
Gone platinum? This ultra-fortifying formula clarifys and strengthens fragile hair while providing extraordinary colour protection. Hair is 78% stronger after one application.* Thanks to a breakthrough Strengthening Technology with protein-rich keravis—nature’s most powerful anti-breakage hair fortifier—providing internal and external strengthening to damaged blonde hair. It’s chamomile, lemon and coriander extracts will soften, clarify to increase brightness for blondes this winter.
*After one application of Miracle Filler, hair recovers up to 78% of the strength lost during chemical lightening
Kerastase Fibre Architeche
In winter your hair is prone to split ends this will renovate any damage and repair the mid lengths to ends.
L’Oreal Intense Repair
A revolutionary cuti liss system with revitalising vitamin B6, active protein and strengthening ceramide to strengthen your hair to the core.
- Nutrition shampoo for dry hair:
Provides nutrition, softness and detangling (for when the winter wind gets going!).
- Intense nutrition masque for dry hair:
Intense nutrition for dry or dehydrated lengths and those dry winter ends.
Kerastase Spray a Porter
For a beach in the city look this sea salt spray will ruffle up and give texture to your already beautiful style. With heat protection and anti oxidants this is a must.
Redken Powder Refresh
One of the best cures for the winter hair blues is to not wash your hair as often. You can get more days out of your shampoo by using a dry shampoo on the days that you feel a little oily. Pillow Proof Blow Dry Two Day Extender is a perfect product to revive and restore your second or third day hair without looking like you just rolled out of bed.
KEEP YOUR COLOUR!
Winter can really leave your hair looking dull use these great products to keep your colours warm and vibrant!
L’Oreal INOA Color Care
Help protect and maintain the colour radiance of your colour service at home. Introducing the next generation of colour care.
- Shampoo : For all hair types
Another reason to stay a little bit longer in the shower is the INOACOLOR CARE shampoo, which transforms into a rich and creamy lather for an unprecedented sensorial experience!
- Conditioner: For all hair types
Keep the harsh conditions at bay with this new generation “on surface” conditioner that creates a gentle film on your hair’s surface.
- Masque: For all hair types
A real all rounder, this is a cream that intensely nourishes the hair, protects your colour and makes your hair silky, shiny and deeply hydrated.
L’Oreal Vitamino Colour:
With HYDRO-RESIST + INCELLTM L’Oreal’s first double locking colour system. First with a Hydro-Resist lock, water repellent system to retain and lock in moisture no matter how dry winter gets with a 2nd lock of Incell to help strengthen the fibre and increase its resistance to all weather conditions.
- Colour protecting shampoo:
The days may be dull, but your hair doesn’t have to be keep that colour radiant and protected this winter.
- Color protecting gel-masque:
This gel texture masque protects and intensively repairs your hair for winter without adding extra weight.
- Color protecting conditioner
Giving that winter hair protection without weighing your hair down while maintaining a radiant colour.