Hair & Beauty

Shelf Life | Hair Products That Are Saving Us Right Now

By Brittany Ferdinands - 30 Mar 2015

As much as we adore warm summer months, its no secret that all that sun and water really stresses the tresses! This means by the time autumn comes around we are often left with dry, brittle and just plain lifeless hair. Fear no more… We know the feels and have decided to take a strand! 

Here are 11 hair products that totally saving our strands right now.

Grown Alchemist Haircare Twin Set

$39.95 at Grown Alchemist 

Grown Alchemist has revolutionised the beauty scene with their organic formulations and natural technologies. For a humble $39.95, this twin set of shampoo and conditioner contains an abundance of essential nutrients and organic ingredients. This means they are rich in antioxidants, contain zero nasty chemicals and will make your hair look Victoria’s Secret show ready! And the best part? With their sleek package design, this power duo will look super cute on your bathroom shelf… Or shower floor in our case. 

Eleven Miracle Hair Treatment

$24.95 at Eleven Australia 

Do you believe in miracles? If not, then the Eleven Miracle hair treatment will truly change your mind. For just $25, this lightweight leave-in treatment delivers (you guessed it) ELEVEN different benefits your hair will thank you for! From protecting against heat styling to repairing and protecting your locks, this unique all-in-one treatment is suited to all hair types and can conveniently be applied to both wet and dry hair. 

Aesop Rose Hair & Scalp Moisturising Masque 

$35 at Aesop

With its perfect packaging and floral aroma, this intensive treatment restores vitality and shine to all hair types through the process of deep conditioning. If your hair has recently been tortured from the salon or become brittle from the sun, this hydrating tonic will start restoring it to a soft, lustrous state in just one fifteen minute mask. This product also helps to hydrate and pacify your head to leave you itch-free all winter long which is perfect for those of us who experience dry or flaky scalps (ew!) in the cooler months.

De Lorenzo Elements Quicksand 

$18.95 at salons across Sydney

Inspired by the loose shifting grains of sand on the earth, this matte styling powder provides instant volume and texture that quickly adds life and oomph to your hair. As part of De Lorenzo’s Elements range, this product is a styling tool that will help you achieve the “I-just-woke-up-and-yes-I’m-naturally-this-sexy” look in seconds! It also includes Certified Organic Fair trade ingredients and natural UV protection, just to make sure you’re equipped for both saving and defending the earth and looking damn good doing it. 

Kérastase Densifique Sérum Jeunesse 

 $98 at salons across Sydney

Kérastase is basically the 5-star resort of hair care where the Densifique Serum is the luxurious day spa that leaves you looking and feeling 10 years younger. This youth activating serum creates density, shine and volume by combatting hair thinning and restoring vitality. With its unique formula that fuses ferulic acid, a UV filter and vitamins C and E to nourish and protect hair, this superior product will amplify destiny, boost shine and, best of all, leave you smelling like a floral sanctuary all day long! 

Lady Jayne Tangleze

$12.99 at Priceline 

If you ever feel like your hairbrush is doing more harm than good or if brushing the knots our of your hair after shampooing is down right painful, then you need to try the Tangleze. With dual-length bristles and innovative flexi-glide technology, this palm-sized pink power brush gently detangles all hair types and helps minimise breakage. This makes it especially great for colour-treated or dry hair, as it effortlessly glides through your locks without causing unnecessary stress. 

Shu Uemura’s Texture Wave 

$46 at salons across Sydney 

Hate the feeling of running your fingers through stiff hair the morning after a night out? So do we, and that’s why we use Shu Uemura’s Texture Wave. This product is a dry finishing spray that gives long lasting hold and texture, but leaves hair with a soft matte finish instead of that gross sticky feeling. Suitable for all hair types, it is also the perfect tool for creating those beach waves you crave in the cooler months (when you can’t actually get to the beach).  

KMS California Moist Repair Revival Crème 

$31.95 at salons across Sydney 

If you feel like you have permanent bed hair, then its time to meet Moist Repair Revival Crème. Living up to its name, this lightweight leave in conditioner restores moisture, repairs manageability and revives the overall look of your hair. Containing delicious ingredients such as aloe and vanilla, this product replenishes damaged hair to make it look and feel vibrant and healthy whilst controlling those pesky fly-aways. 

Kelapa Intensive Conditioning Treatment 

$29.95 at The Organic Project 

Here at The Urban List, you could say that we are coconuts about coconuts! That's why we love Kelapa’s all-natural hair care products, as they use certified organic coconuts to protect, nourish and moisturise the hair. With its fusion of coconut and argon oil, Kelapa’s intensive conditioning treatment is an effective recovery formula that helps smooth and controls all hair types. If you're after a manageable mane that feels super soft, this amazing conditioning treatment will be your new go-to and will only set you back 30 dollars.

TONI&GUY Casual Sea Salt Texturising Spray

$15.99 at Priceline 

If you’re desperate for the post-beach hair that you can’t achieve even after going to the beach, (because lets be honest – who can?) then Toni & Guys’ Sea Salt Spray is for you! Boasting a light-hold texture that does not make your hair stiff, this spray is suitable for all hair types and creates perfectly tousled waves that hold natural movement. This means it’s the perfect product for creating a messy top knot or that flirty tussled look. It even smells like sea salt, so it’s sure to transport you to summer with every single spray. 

The Groomed Man Co. Cloves Off Beard Oil

$29.99 at The Organic Project 

Whether you’re a dude who's sick of itchy facial hair or a girlfriend trying to subtly groom bae, it’s time to meet Groomed Man Co. i.e. your new best friend in hair care! With its fusion of high quality botanical oils, this product nourishes hair whilst promoting beard health by targeting inflammation, bacteria and fungal growth (we don't want to think about that last one either.) Best of all, with long-lasting fragrances such as mint and the fact that 5% of all profits go to charity, this oil will make you even more irresistible than you already are. So go on, be a man and care for your (facial) hair!  

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