9 new haircare ranges to try when you’re bored of your hair routine

There’s absolutely nothing wrong with common brands and their most widely available ranges, of course. However, you may come to a point of using the same hair products over and over again. You know when things are starting to get stale when you’re so used to the scent of your shampoo that you can no longer perceive it, or worse, when a hair product stops working well for you.

You might want to switch up your hair care routine, not only to give your scalp something new to see if it works better, but also to refresh your own senses during your shower time. We all love that feeling of opening a totally new shampoo and having our hair smell refreshingly different.

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This list of brands make for the most refreshing change when you’re just completely bored of your hair routine. Most of them also include exotic ingredients that aren’t usually found in common brands, so this might be your chance to find a new and unexpected holy grail for your hair!

1. Peter Lamas Baobab Oil Hydrating Shampoo and Conditioner

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Use if you have:

  • Coloured or otherwise chemically-treated hair
  • Dry, damaged hair
  • Split ends

This Peter Lamas Baobab Oil Hydrating Range is formulated to put back all the good moisture that your hair might be lacking. It features a combination of delicious-sounding moisturising oils: baobab, avocado and safflower. Its main ingredient, the baobab oil, is key in helping your hair retain moisture, as well as improving its elasticity.

Peter Lamas Baobab Oil Hydrating Shampoo and Conditioner retail for SGD 36 each (266 ml) at selected Watsons stores.

2. Schwarzkopf Extra Care Purify & Protect Spray

hair products singapore Schwarzkopf Extra Care Purify & Protect Spray

Use if you have:

  • Hair that easily collects dust and pollutants from the surroundings

German hair brand Schwarzkopf has decided to take a step towards protecting our hair against the myriad of pollutants that come into contact with our hair every day. The Extra Care Purify & Protect Spray is an interesting member of their range. You spritz the product on after you’ve washed your hair (presumably in the morning), while it is still damp, and it is said to form a lightweight screen for effective 72-hour protection against air pollutants.

Schwarzkopf Extra Care Purify & Protect Spray retails for SGD 18.90 (150 ml) at selected Guardian and Watsons stores.

3. L’Oreal Paris Elseve Phytoclear Anti-Dandruff Shampoos

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Use if you have:

  • Oily scalp, oily hair
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Use if you have:

  • Itchy, sensitive scalp
hair products singapore L'Oreal Paris Elseve Phytoclear Anti Dandruff dry scalp

Use if you have:

  • Dry scalp, dry hair

L’Oreal Paris has really gone down to the roots of things here, by targeting the most common cause of dandruff. Most of us have naturally growing fungi on our scalps – don’t be alarmed, this is perfectly natural. It is only when the fungus Malasezzia over-grows that you begin to experience problems such as redness, itchiness, flaking skin and dandruff. The Tea-tree Essential Oil, which serves as the main ingredient of the Phytoclear Anti-Dandruff range, targets the fungus and regulates the balance of your scalp environment. The oily scalp formula incorporates lemongrass essential oil, the sensitive scalp lavender and the dry scalp orange.

L’Oreal Paris Elseve Phytoclear Anti-Dandruff Shampoos retail for SGD 9.90 each (400 ml) at Watsons, Guardian, leading supermarkets and selected department stores.

4. Botanist Botanical Treatment Moist A

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Use if you have:

  • Very dry hair
  • Naturally curly hair

Over 90% of the Botanist formulation is derived from natural plant-based ingredients and water, that are gentle to your hair and scalp. It also has a delicious apple and berry scent, which is pretty unique for a hair product and would surely make you feel happier just using it. After shampooing, gently squeeze excess water out of your hair and massage the treatment into your hair ends. You can choose to leave it on for a few minutes after this, or you can rinse it off straight away.

Botanist Botanical Treatment Moist A retails for SGD 26 (490 g) at selected Sephora stores and Sephora.sg.

5. Percy and Reed A Walk in the Rain Shine & Fragrance Mist

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Use if you have:

  • Hair that loses its shine and freshness throughout the day

Whether it’s for a particularly long day where you are going out after work, or for times when you visit places with strong smells like barbecue parties or hot pot restaurants, a hair fragrance is that must-have that you never knew you needed. The Percy and Reed A Walk in the Rain Shine & Fragrance Mist is a two in one product that is both a hair fragrance as well as a shine and glossing spray! It is said to be inspired by the British countryside, and to evoke the scent of garden flowers after a dose of rain. Its top notes are green and leafy, mint and rhubarb. Its heart notes are geranium, ivy and hyacinth. Its base notes are woody, musk and verbena.

Percy and Reed A Walk in the Rain Shine & Fragrance Mist retails for SGD 30 (75 ml) at selected Sephora stores from August 2017 onwards.

6. Ouai Dry Shampoo

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Use if you have:

  • Hair that loses volume easily, or when you’re having a long day

Dry shampoos are actually the hack for Instagram-worthy hair that you never knew you needed, and the new Ouai Dry Shampoo can help you get there. It eliminates any build-up of the hair products you may have applied in the morning, and also any excess oil produced by your scalp throughout the day. Best thing? It doesn’t leave any white residue or spots after spraying, so you wouldn’t accidentally show up with suspicious white patches in your hair. It features the Ouai No. 2 fragrance, a light, airy scent that is a refreshing blend of Italian lemon, amber and white musk.

Ouai Dry Shampoo retails for SGD 36 (132 g) at selected Sephora stores and Sephora.sg.

7. L’Oreal Paris Botanicals Fresh Care Range

Use this if you have:

  • Weak, thinning hair – Coriander Strength Source (purple)
  • Coloured, chemically-treated hair – Geranium Radiance Remedy (pink)
  • Dry hair – Safflower Rich Infusion (orange)
  • Frizzy, unruly hair – Camelina Smooth Ritual (green)

Psst, did you know that this new range from L’Oreal Paris uses only ingredients sourced and harvested in France? Botanicals Fresh Care not only aims to make use of the best of natural ingredients for your hair, but it’s even biodegradable and renewable in nature, including the bottles they come in! They’re free from silicones, and instead use a coconut and soy-based complex to soften and smoothen the hair in the same way.

L’Oreal Paris Botanicals Fresh Care Range retails from SGD 15.90 to SGD 23.90 at all Watsons, Guardian, Sasa, and selected Fairprice, Cold Storage and Giant outlets.

8.  John Frieda Luxurious Volume Core Restore Advanced Protein Volumiser

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Use if you have:

  • Fine hair
  • Limp, lifeless hair

Whatever the reason, hair losing its natural volume is a real problem amongst many women nowadays. That’s the entire motivation behind John Frieda’s Luxurious Volume Core Restore range. All the products (shampoo, conditioner and volumiser) in this range contain a protein strength complex to re-balance hair, which is often fine due to a deficiency of protein. The Core Restore Advanced Protein Volumiser is the final step to be used in this range, and is designed to be a leave-on protein therapy that is heat-activated.

John Frieda Luxurious Volume Core Restore Advanced Protein Volumiser retails for SGD 19.90 (60 ml) at selected Watsons and Guardian stores.

9. Syoss Silicone-Free Repair Shampoo

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Use this if you have:

  • Dry hair
  • Frizzy hair
  • Fragile hair

At Syoss, a top Japanese hair salon brand, they believe in formulations with salon-level 0% silicone. Instead, this Silicone-Free Moisture range uses high levels of hyaluronic acid to ensure that your hair remains healthy and hydrated for longer periods of times. The best part is how affordable it remains!

Syoss Silicone-Free Moisture Shampoo and Conditioner retail for SGD 18.60 each (750 ml) and the Mask retails for SGD 13.90 (200 ml). All are available at selected Watsons and Guardian stores.

 

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