10 products to try since a visit to the salon is a no-no
Is the hair situation getting a little bit desperate? Try these 10 products to tide you over until you can see your stylist again!
This shampoo calls upon the power of honey to fuel its ambitions. It targets dry and dehydrated hair with essential moisture, providing it with a new lease of life - perfect if you've been stuck inside working from home in a dry atmosphere!
The pure honey is blended with rich coconut oil and creamy shea butter, delivering a nourishing, protecting and repairing mix of ingredients that hits different. It's rich, but not dense; give your hair the attention it needs without weighing it down.
A truly rich deep conditioner, this product from afro haircare brand Dizziak is a gamechanger in the industry. Created after Dizziak owner, Loretta De Feo, experienced frustration at a lack of rich, deep conditioners for her hair type, this product does exactly what it says.
It deeply conditions the hair using natural ingredients without weighing the hair down. Encouraging shine and softness, this amazing conditioner leaves the hair in noticeably improved condition - and smelling great.
For dry curls and coils, turn to this Deep Moisturising Masque for an intense boost of moisture that lasts. Rich with conditioning agents, this product helps to restore elasticity to prevent breakage - great for keeping your hair in shape during lockdown.
This masque contains amla and shikakai botanicals to enhance shine and smoothe and soften your hair follicles. Distribute evenly throughout clean, towel-dried hair, comb through using a wide tooth comb and cover you hair with a plastic cap and for 15-30 minutes. Rinse out and enjoy.
A simple spray bottle of water this is not. Dubbed by some as the Smart Water of the haircare industry, Vernon Francois' extremely clever Nourishing Water is pure water infused with amino acids, providing moisturising and strengthening benefits without the need for washing your hair!
Spritz on in the morning for an instant refresh and a boost of shine. The continuous spraying mechanism ensures that all your tresses are covered, giving your a boost of confidence in just one spray.
Jane Carter Solution Wrap & Roll, £16.99
Could this be one of the best mousses on the market? Ideal for setting and wrapping, this product from natural hair brand Jane Carter Solution dries clean and soft without leaving any residue, perfect for styling your tresses with ease!
Not only is this product perfectly adept at keeping your style in place, it also softens and moisturises with natural glycerides and essential oils. Great for any curl pattern, as well as dyed and damaged hair.
Trying to cut down on plastic while keeping your hair in top condition? Odacité's 522M Soap Free Shampoo Bar is a must-have! What does the '522M' mean? It refers to the millions of plastic shampoo bottles that are destined for landfill each year - that's a staggering amount.
But aside from saving the planet, this shampoo bar is an amazing haircare product. It features coconut oil, cupuaçu butter, argan oil and castor oil - great for curls and kinks! It dissolves any previous product build-up with its nourishing blend of ingredients, leaving you with squeaky clean hair that isn't stripped of oils and moisture. It's vegan, cruelty-free and doesn't include silicones, sulphates or other nasties.
Tired of flaky or itchy scalp? This product from Omorovicza is an innovative leave-in treatment designed to equalise imbalance on the scalp. It features salicylic acid, which eliminates dead cells and purifies pores; as well as amino acids, natural emmollients for softening and soothing; and humectants for moisturising.
No need to rinse this product out - simply apply it to the problem areas on your scalp between washes, and massage in with your fingertips.
For big, thick hair, Ouai's Thick Hair Conditioner is a dream. It comprises a list of ingredients that features nourishing haircare heavyweights keratin, shea and avocado butter, as well as replenishing marshmallow root!
Transform your curls and kinks with this conditioner's softening and gloss-granting formula for that 'just been to the salon' look! Oh, and it smells delicious too - this orange, jasmine, peony and musk. You'll be turning heads in your at-home office space.
This cult product has a delicious new twist with the addition of coconut for a gorgeous smell and nourishing qualities. Sunny Isle's Jamaican Black Castor Oil is a staple for the bathroom shelf of any afro or curly-haired queen thanks to its many benefits.
The product encourages growth, thickness, strength and shine with the help of omega 6 and 9. Plus, it's super affordable!
Baby Tress Edge Styler, £7.99
Put that toothbrush away - there's a new dedicated edge styling tool in town! The Baby Tress Edge Styler was literally made for the job of slicking down and styling your edges to replicate the ultimate throwback style!
It features a handy 3-in-1 design: a silicone comb to gently tease out baby hairs, natural boar bristles to slick hair down with gel, and a pointed tapered tip to sculpt for that ultra-laid effect.