How to look after your hair in 5 simple steps
Below is our easy step by step guide for you to follow, so that you can achieve gorgeous looking hair beyond the salon chair. Whilst step 1 may not apply to everyone, our product expert and General Manager, Tash Grossman, lists the best-selling products and some of her personal hair heroes that are a must-have purchase!
Step 1. Pre treatment
The foundation to beautiful healthy hair is a healthy scalp. Applying a pre-treatment before shampooing once a week such as Olaplex No.0 Intensive Bond Building Hair treatment 155ml or Olaplex No.3 Hair Perfector 100ml (apply No.3 over No.0 for even greater results) will instantly strengthen and repair dry, damaged or coloured hair after just one use.
No.0 Intensive Bond Building Hair Treatment
No.3 Hair Perfector
Step 2. Shampoo
Using a great shampoo really improves the manageability of your hair once its dried. If you wash your hair 3x per week or less, always shampoo your hair twice. The first shampoo removes dirt, grease and product build up, whilst the second shampoo cleanses the hair. If you’re planning on being in the sun, sea and swimming pool this summer, the System Professional Solar Hair & Body Shampoo 250ml is a must-have. Alternatively, if you’re looking to keep your blonde locks a creamy shade of vanilla, then the System Professional Silver Save Shampoo 250ml or the Olaplex No.4P Blonde Enhancer Toning Shampoo 250ml needs to be added to your basket immediately!
Solar Hair & Body Shampoo
Silver Save Shampoo
No.4P Blonde Enhancer Toning Shampoo
If you’re someone that opts for premium hair and beauty products, then it doesn’t get more luxurious than the sulphate-free Alterna Caviar Replenishing Moisture Shampoo 250ml, which is ideal for dry and damaged hair, and for those with Keratin or Brazilian smoothing treatments. Finally for finer hair, where you’re looking to add more volume and shine, the System Professional Volumise Shampoo 250ml or the Nioxin Cleanser is just the solution you need for thicker, fuller looking hair, without weighing the hair down.
Caviar Replenishing Moisture Shampoo
System 1 Cleanser
Step 3. Condition
A good conditioner is a hair care essential and its job is to replenish any moisture lost during the shampooing phase. For finer locks, apply the conditioner into the palm of your hands first to towel dried hair, and apply to the mid-lengths and ends. If your hair is thicker or more damaged, then apply the excess conditioner to the root and comb through. Sebastian Dark Oil Lightweight Conditioner 250ml smells like heaven and offers moisture without it feeling too heavy. Alternatively, match your conditioner to your shampoo, and use the Olaplex No.5 Bond Maintenance Conditioner 250ml or System Professional Repair Conditioner that works in just 30 seconds.
Dark Oil Lightweight Conditioner
No.5 Bond Maintenance Conditioner
Step 4. Hair mask
The best hair care routine always includes a weekly hair mask, even if you have the finest of hair. ‘The right hair mask can either add moisture and shine, or protein and strength for finer locks depending on what your hair needs’ says Tash.
For thick, dry and damaged hair, Olaplex No.8 Bond Intense Moisture Mask 100ml is our holy-grail, and for finer tresses, our best-selling masks include Nioxin 3D Intensive Deep Protect Density Mask 150ml and K18 Leave-In Molecular Hair Mask 50ml, which repairs the hair in just 4 MINUTES!
No.8 Bond Intense Moisture Mask
Intensive Deep Protect Density Mask
Leave-in Molecular Hair Mask
Step 5. Style
Rule no.1: a heat protector spray like the Sebastian Trilliant 3-in-1 Heat Protector & Shine Spray 150ml is a non-negotiable if you blow dry, straighten or curl your hair, whilst the System Professional Luxe Oil 100ml tames frizz and adds shine, and can be applied before and after styling. If you want that lightweight va-va-voom volume then apply the Wella Eimi Perfect Setting Spray 150ml to damp hair from root to tip. Ultimately, our hairdressing experts wouldn’t dare not use styling products to help create gorgeous looking hair, so if it’s a must for us, then it’s a no-brainer for you!
Trilliant 3-in-1 Heat Protector Spray
Perfect Setting Spray
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