Human’s age-old obsession with beauty has seen the invention and refinement of make-up through to fashion. Why should hair be any different? Are you a ‘Mane Addict’?
Once again, we’ve asked a local expert to tell us what’s new and exciting in the world of hair, this time discussing the ‘best for summer’ products that will keep your hair looking sleek and shiny even after a long hot day at the beach, or in the pool.
Our local experts at Chatters Hair Salon tell us that they are asked for this advice all the time.
What products can I use to create luscious body for my thinning hair?
The experts at Chatter Hair Salon tell us this is an oft-asked question, especially during the summer. Sun, sand and chlorine can be hard on hair. Here are their top 4 picks for creating that luscious look we all dream of.
Redken Full Frame All Over Volumizing Mousse: This is a great product to build body and help protect hair from heat styling, humidity and colour fade. The mousse provides long-lasting manageability and shine.
Unite Boosta Spray: This spray is great for building body, giving your hair weightless volume and lift. One of the best ways to enhance texture while providing a healthy sheen finish and protecting your hair from heat damage.
Sexy Hair Root Pump Spray Mousse: This is a product that really helps create big volume by pumping up hair at the root. It dispenses as a spray and turns into a mousse to give your hair tons of volume.
Loma Maximum Volumizing Solution: This lightweight gel builds volume, fullness and shine for thicker, plumper hair.
What can I do for my dull, damaged hair?
The resounding answer to this question was to use weekly deep conditioning and repairing masks. The following are the favs used by our experts:
Olaplex N. 3 Mask: This pre-shampoo hair treatment reduces breakage and split ends for visibly healthier hair. It has been proven to relink bonds damaged by chemical services, heat and styling.
AG Nourish Mask: This incredible snow mushroom extract absorbs up to 500 times its weight in water, delivering intense hydration to your hair. It’s silicone-free with over 98% plant-based and naturally-derived ingredients.
Joico K-Pak Colour Therapy Luster Lock: provides instant shine and repair miracle providing deep repair.
Redken Extreme Lengths Triple Action Mask: A product that promotes healthy, nourished scalp; that strengthens and visibly reduces spit ends for longer, stronger hair. This product will make your hair 2X stronger in a single-use – visibly reducing split ends by 68%
Another choice is to use Leave in treatments and Heat Protection Products. Here are those favs:
Redken Acidic Perfecting Leave-in Treatment: This is Redken’s most concentrated all-in-one formula for strength repair for all types of damaged hair. It provides ultimate strength repair, intense conditioning, pH balancing and colour fade. It also features citric acid, reinforcing weakened bonds to improve hair strength.
Unite 7 Seconds Detangler: is a product that instantly detangles hair and has UV and thermal protection. This superb spray locks in colour, repairs and protects hair.
BC Bonacure Sealed Ends: This lightweight balm ensures deep restoration to split ends. A great product to help prevent breakage and splitting. It tames frizz and controls unruly hair.
Moroccan Oil Perfect Defense: This weightless, dry aerosol is a heat-protecting spray. With nourishing argan oil and vitamin-fueled formula, it rehydrates hair while protecting against the effects of heat styling up to 450 degrees F.
What can I use to protect my hair from summer’s hot, humid days?
Joico Humidity Blocker: This product deposits an invisible shield over your hair – eliminating frizz.
AG Frizzproof: This anti-humidity finishing spray is infused with argan oil to lock out frizz and hold your style while leaving hair shiny, silky and smooth.
Sebastian Shaper Plus: This hairspray provides 24-hour control that’s never stiff or sticky and holds up high in humidity. It’s also very touchable yet provides a firm hold.
Available in Salon Treatment
If you still prefer a visit to the salon for summer care treatment, the Redken Acidic Bonding Concentrate hair care regimes all-in-one system provides ultimate repair, intense conditioning, and color fade protection for all hair types and textures.
Acidic Bonding Concentrate’s pH-balancing formulas infuse hair with the intense conditioning and ultimate repair that dry, damaged hair needs. Furthermore it’s suitable for color-treated hair, helps protect from color fade, and is sulfate-free.
Written By: Jane Laker
Photo Credit: Veronika Kovecses
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