Ignored YOUR HAIR of late in that WFH perma-pig tail? We get it. Here are six perfect and elite haircare items to help you along on your excursion to better hair. These items will also help you counterfeit it until you make it — boosting whatever volume and sparkle you have on your way to your best hair ever…
- INNERSENSE SWEET SPIRIT LEAVE-IN CONDITIONER
It took us a while to try this conditioner, although it’s been one of The Detox Market’s best-sellers for years. The proof is in the pudding: this leave-in conditioner provides instant pay-off — the kind of product that makes you understand why products gain cult-status at all. Yes, there are a million conditioners on the market. It’s a product like this one that helps you understand what your hair is supposed to feel like
2. BRIOGEO SCALP REVIVAL MICRO-EXFOLIATING SCALP SCRUB SHAMPOO
We consider Briogeo’s scalp scrub to be the one that put the haircare category on the map! If you’ve never tried a scalp scrub, this one is the best for it’s ease in application and texture. We’ve been raving about this product for years and swear that if you’ve never tried it before, you’ve got to give it a go. If you use any hair styling products regularly — whether hair spray or dry shampoo — a good scalp scrub can help to deep clean build-up and leave both your scalp and hair squeaky clean
3. R+CO ZIG ZAG ROOT TEASING + TEXTURE SPRAY
This product comes from a curated collection of products with California-based stylist Ashley Streicher‘s and R+Co. We’ve tried most of the collab and Zig Zag stands out as a highlight for creating the texture and volume we’re used to from back-combing or teasing without any of the elbow grease. Simply spray Zig Zag in at the roots like you would dry shampoo or even hairspray. Use a light hand to create flexible texture and volume. This product takes a bit of a learning curve, but is absolutely addictive once you get used to it!
4. RAHUA LEAVE-IN TREATMENT LIGHT
Rahua is one of our favorite luxe brands for clean haircare. Everything is made sustainably and smells heavenly thanks to the brand’s signature Amazon-based scent. Rahua’s Leave-In Treatment Light has a unique pudding light texture that seeks deep into hair strands for nourishment like no other without weighing it down. And the warm, green scent lasts all day
5. DRY BAR’S THE SINGLE SHOT BLOW-DRYER BRUSH
We did not expect to love this product so much! Maybe because we love our Dyson Hairdryer so much or because we’ve come to be a bit skeptical of haircare gadgets. Regardless, the Single Shot from Dry Bar is a game-changer — especially for those of us who just can’t master that two-handed blow out technique of using a hair dryer and round brush at the same time.
The Single Shot is light, easy to use and quickly creates smooth volume from towel damp hair. Just section hair, apply your favorite products (we recommend a root booster and a leave-in conditioner), and work section by section drying hair around the giant barrel. (Don’t worry, it would be near impossible to get your hair stuck in the brush as we first worried!) Work more slowly than you would a regular hair dryer, allowing the hair to take shape around the barrel. If you wish, set your hair by finishing each section with the cold air setting.
We love this tool for anyone looking to recreate a blow out at home without a lot of skill. It also saves a ton of time and space on the vanity, replacing a traditional straightener or curling iron entirely.
6. MFLORENS NO.2 REJUVENATE & REGENERATE SCALP AND HAIR SERUM
We discovered MFLORENS during this dreamy beauty experience with Ricari Studios. The beautifully bottled hair serum is made with more than fifty nutrient-rich botanicals that work synergistically to reduce inflammation and boost circulation. They also smell incredible.
The founder of MFLORENS developed the oil serums after suffering from a dramatic case of alopecia herself. Since many of us are new to scalp oil and the like, we asked her what we could expect from the product. She told us that users should expect “increased new hair growth after 8-12 weeks, a soothed, nourished and moisturized scalp and hair that is shinier, silkier and more voluminous.”
Work the oil into the scalp for an overnight treatment or during an email session at home. The founder urged us that none of their ingredients or research matters “without constancy, frequency and continuity of use.” Two to three uses a week should do it!