Do your hair a favour and indulge in these in-salon solutions.
No matter how ritualistic you are with your haircare regime, sometimes you just need professional help. We round up our favourites, from scalpsaving treatments that combat dandruff, hair loss and severe sensitivity, to beautifying services that get you bombshell waves and volume with a big boost of conﬁdence.
Body and Texture Waves, $260 for four hours, Kimage
Whether it’s bouncy curls, beach waves, or simply, but importantly, a boost of volume, Kimage will customise a perm to achieve the style you desire. The unique techniques used also ensure that your ﬁnal hairstyle is just as low-maintenance as it is luscious.
BEST RETEXTURISING SERVICE
Tokio Inkarami Treatment, $180, COVO Hair Salon
This is Japan’s leading treatment for extremely parched and damaged tresses. It replenishes lost keratin and interlocks them with the patented Inkarami technology that’s proven to fully restore hair’s original strength and more, with lasting effects. The result also sees refreshed radiance and texture with hair that’s restored to complete softness. It’ll be as if all damage caused by environmental effects, chemical services and stress never happened.
BEST COLOURING SERVICE (NATURAL)
#Right Colour Matters, from $299, Chez Vous
Designed specially for Asians, the #Right Colour Matters service is a hair colour diagnosis specially designed by Chez Vous to ﬁ nd the best 3D colour, highlights or balayage that will complement your skin tone, face shape and features, and even hair undertones. Like an aesthetic treatment, this enhances your natural beauty, focusing on your crowning glory.
BEST COLOURING SERVICE (BOLD)
3C Hair Art, from $389, Picasso Hair Studio
From blue-green mermaid locks to a blend of luminous silver shades, Picasso Hair Studio prides itself on its artistic hair styling methods. Feeling experimental? Their 3C Hair Art package includes a creative cut, bleaching service, any colour design (from babylights to sponge balayage) and a smartbond treatment.
Ashley & Co. Blowout, from $55 for 60 minutes, PREP Luxe
Suitable for anyone in need of a beauty pickme-up, from pregnant women and pre-teens to those with sensitive scalps, this all-natural blowout uses the Ashley & Co. Peppy & Lucent haircare range, which is free from anything synthetic. The products’ cocktail of crushed mint, lemongrass stalks and blackcurrant buds makes this an uplifting treat for the senses too.
BEST PURIFYING SCALP TREATMENT (FOR ALL SCALP TYPES)
Nature’s Purifiant Scalp Treatment, from $108, Organic Hair Professional Singapore
Organic chamomile extract and walnut powder are used to purify the scalp by removing toxins, dirt and product build-up. Massaging in the products also helps boost blood circulation, encouraging better nutrient absorption to keep scalp healthy and strong.
BEST THINNING HAIR SOLUTION
Keramax Scalp Programme, $4,066 for 12 sessions of Revage 670 Laser and 12 sessions of Revitascalp, SW1 Clinic
A state-of-the-art treatment that revives weakened hair, but also revives and fortiﬁes the scalp. The Revage 670 Laser stimulates hair follicles while the Revitascalp promotes hair growth with the use of vitamins B3 and E, and minoxidil.
BEST ANTI-HAIR FALL THERAPY
Shiseido The Hair Care Adenovital Booster, from $180, Leekaja Beauty Salon
Using the Shiseido Professional Adenovital range, this luxurious treatment helps prevent hair loss by ﬁrst removing all impurities from the scalp with a deep-cleansing hair wash and massage, optimising the scalp environment for easier penetration of proprietary ingredients like Adenosine. Applied with a special device, this Shiseido biogenical innovation works directly on the hair papilla to renew growth factors, alongside other fortifying stimulants that recharge the scalp.
BEST TREATMENT FOR SENSITIVE SCALP
EKSPERIENCE Comfort Talassotherapy, $100-$150, Glamour Studio
Designed for sensitive and reddened skin, this ultra-soothing treatment coats the entire scalp surface with an active mud made from EKSPERIENCE Algae Powder, Dermo Calm Essential Oil Extract and 6-Vitamins Cocktail Filler, before hair is completely covered with the Remineralising Mud Pack. Once thoroughly cleansed, an SOS scalp lotion is used during a massage to further purify and boost blood circulation.
BEST ANTI-AGEING HAIR TREATMENT
Follizin Age-Freeze Scalp Facial, $130-$180, Glamour Studio
A youth-boosting treatment inspired by anti-ageing skincare, this treatment puriﬁ es and stimulates the hair follicles while strengthening and nourishing the scalp to boost hair growth. The result? Healthy, strong and full tresses.
BEST TREATMENT FOR OILY SCALP
EKSPERIENCE Rebalance Talassotherapy, $100-$150, Glamour Studio
A holistic treatment using active marine ingredients to deeply cleanse and purify the scalp, restoring balance once more to boost hair growth and prevent hair loss. The signature Rebalance blend of essential oils also helps control sebum production to keep scalp fresh and clean.
BEST HAIR DETOX
Nature’s Detoxifying Hair Treatment, $248 for 90-120 minutes, Organic Hair Professional Singapore
A seven-step treatment that starts with an intense hair detox to cleanse hair and scalp of impurities, followed by a reparative step that uses argan, meadowfoam seed and camellia oils to nourish and protect tresses. The ﬁnal step comes in the form of a hydrating leave-in mask that keeps hair shiny and soft.
BEST ANTI-BREAKAGE TREATMENT
Fiber Plex, $20, COVO Hair Salon
As an add-on, this helps protect the hair from harsh chemicals during bleach or colour sessions, strengthening and repairing the bonds between the hair ﬁbres within to minimise damage such as brittleness and dryness. It also reduces breakage so hair is kept healthy and strong. Plus, it helps lock in colour pigments for long-lasting and vibrant colour.
BEST REPAIRING TREATMENT
The Triple Resistance, from $280, PREP Luxe
For a complete hair overhaul—albeit a natural-looking one—indulge in this retexturing treatment that infuses hair structures with glyoxalin acid, keratin and silk proteins to create brand new bonds. The result is straightened, frizz-free hair, even when humidity hits, and healthier-looking strands, so that locks are sleeker, shinier and more manageable for at least three months after the treatment.
BEST IN-A-FLASH TREATMENT
Powermix Hair Masking Treatment, from $128, NK Hair works
From a range of ﬁve boosters, a bespoke hair treatment is designed to meet any hair concern, be it colour protection, strengthening or damage repair. Enriched with vitamins and patented complexes, each booster contains 25 percent pure active ingredients to deliver fast and efficient results that keep hair healthy, shiny and smooth.
BY VANESSA CHIA. STYLING: ANNA ROSA VITIELLO. MODEL: FLORENCE KOSKY/MODELS 1. MAKEUP: REBECCA WORDINGHAM/SAINT LUKE. HAIR: ADAM REED USING GHD. MANICURE: SABRINA GAYLE/THE WALL GROUP