9 Hair Products You Should Try To Keep Your Hair Healthy and Stress-Free This Season
Let’s face it: our self-care routines are quite different right now compared to how they used to be a couple of months ago, and our skin, hair, and bodies know it. During this time, you’ve probably noticed your hair has changed as well. Maybe it feels drier? Or you’ve noticed you don’t need to wash it as often? Hair masks and oils have become a must in your haircare routine? No matter the struggle, there’s for sure a product out there formulated to help you keep your at-home hair healthy and strong throughout isolation. Wanna get your hands in some hair superheroes? Here are some of our absolute faves to keep our manes shiny, smooth, and stress-free at-home!
Ok, here’s the deal about Moremo: This Korean skincare and haircare brand is highly renowned for its high-quality natural ingredients and envy-inducing results. Packed full of naturally derived ingredients, the Moremo haircare range is ideal for weak, damaged hair, and believe me when I say it works like a charm. From their best seller Water Treatment Miracle 10 — a liquid hair treatment that gives intense moisture to damaged hair in only 10 seconds — to repair masks, shampoos, conditioners, oils, and more, this is without a doubt the brand you want to introduce to your hair to keep it salon-worthy while treating it from the commodity of your own shower.
The OUAI – Detox Shampoo
Well, this is the perfect time to stop and detox your hair. Have you been on a dry shampoo binge? Overusing styling products? Wearing your hair up more than usual? This concentrated shampoo with apple cider vinegar will deeply cleanse away dirt, oil, and impurities in the blink of an eye. It also removes buildup from styling products and hard water deposits while leaving your hair feeling refreshed and super clean. Plus, it smells like the perfect combo between rose, bergamot, lychee, cedar wood, and white musk, AKA, hair-care perfection.
Moroccanoil – Color Depositing Mask
Now, for all those looking to make a more drastic change, Moroccanoil’s Color Depositing Masks are the perfect commitment-free at-home experiment! This collection of dual-benefit hair masks deposit pure pigments while providing all the treatment benefits of a deep conditioning mask, so either if you wanna take the next step and try a new color or simply treat and maintain your current one, these hair masks are the best partner you can find for at-home color care.
Love Beauty & Planet – Soothe & Nourish Collection
Ok, Let’s get real here — scalp care is no joke, and we need to take care of it the same or even more than our hair itself. The Soothe & Nourish shampoo, conditioner, and serum collection from Love, Beauty & Planet is infused with hemp seed oil, which gently nourishes your hair while offering a calming, soothing scent of nana leaf, helping both your hair and your scalp stay calm, strong, and healthy.
NatureLab. Tokyo – Repair Treatment Mask
NatureLab. Tokyo is one of those brands that’s always evolving hair-care wise. The whole concept behind it was inspired by Wabi-Sabi, a Japanese lifestyle concept that celebrates the beauty of imperfection with the understanding that only nature itself can be considered perfect. One of our absolute faves from their collection? The Repair Treatment Mask. Get back to your roots with this deep conditioning treatment masque that restores dull hair from scalp to strand. Smart Keratin technology fortifies the hair cuticle and penetrates the cortex to rebuild the body and revitalize shine. Potent plant stem cells from bamboo strengthen the hair shaft and promote healthy hair growth while antioxidant-rich argan and prickly pear oils add a protective luster. Damaged hair is visibly improved and new hair sprouts stronger.
Function of Beauty
Everyone’s hair is different, reason why not all products will work the same for all of us, even if we share the same hair characteristics on the surface. That’s when Function of Beauty becomes the miracle we’ve all been waiting for. In a nutshell, with Function of Beauty, you decide what goes into your formula (and what doesn’t) and what you get out of it. After answering some questions about your hair on their website, you get to select your own, personalized formula (yep, even your name will be printed on the bottle). But not only that! You can also choose the color and scent, so yes, it’s all up to you — with a little guidance from them, obviously.
Everyone, meet DAE. DAE, meet your new fans. This haircare line is based in sunny Arizona, and it focuses on formulating products made up of the many things that make their home special, including the scent of orange blossoms in the air, colors of majestic sunsets, and nourishing ingredients derived from desert botanicals. Their main motto is the belief that haircare doesn’t have to be complicated and that’s why they aimed to make a line that is simple and effective. Their full DAE set features their first three products, shampoo, conditioner, and deep conditioning treatment. To cleanse, detangle, and provide extra hydration for strong and healthy hair from DAE tonight — see what I did there?
Sun Bum – Scalp & Hair Mist SPF 30
Once again, taking care of your scalp is a must if you wanna keep your hair healthy. With Sun Bum’s fast-drying, lightweight scalp mist, staying SPF protected from head-to-toe is easy. The nourishing mist protects the scalp from UVA/UVB rays without weighing down hair, making it an essential step in any at-home hair routine, why yes, UV-rays cafe is an everyday thing no matter if we’re indoors.
Gisou is the kind of brand we all need in our lives to not only treat our hair like it deserves to be treated, but also to give ourselves a bit of a luxurious feeling without leaving our home. The key behind their formulas is hidden inside their true passion for honey bees, with a rich six-generation family heritage in beekeeping. Their luxurious haircare is made with sustainably bee-sourced ingredients from the Mirsalehi bee garden in the Netherlands. One of their best sellers? The Honey Infused Hair Mask, an intensive nourishing mask enriched with honey from the Mirsalehi bee garden, formulated to hydrate and replenish the hair while improving its elasticity, shine, and manageability.
How are you taking care of your hair while at-home, Soompiers? Which of these would you love to try? Let us know in the comments below!
Caromalis is a K-pop, K-fashion, and K-beauty obsessed content creator and writer. You can find her interviewing some of your (and her) favorite groups when they visit NYC, trying the latest K-beauty trends or testing idols’ skincare routines. Say hi to Caro on Instagram and Twitter!