Restorative moisturisers to quench a thirsty, unruly mane.
Hydration, hydration, hydration—dry hair is caused by the lack of it, and coarse hair requires doses of it to become soft and manageable. Either way, frizz and unruliness are part of the problem at hand. Combat your mane concerns with intense, reparative moisturisers to fully nourish and retexturise each individual strand before building protective barriers to lock all that goodness in.
BEST SHAMPOO FOR COARSE HAIR
1. The Hair Care Airy Flow Shampoo, $36, Shiseido Professional
Forumlated to ﬁght stiff , stubborn locks, Shiseido’s proprietary “Flow Motion Technology” comprises a Micro Bouncing Complex that intensely replenishes hair’s protein ﬁbres; and cuticle-repairing and -softening ingredients that repair damaged areas of each individual strand, for smooth, shiny and silky hair.
BEST HAIR MASK FOR DRY HAIR
2. Regenerating Hair Care Mask, $122, Hair Rituel by Sisley
Massage this light, creamy mask into your scalp and roots, and through the length of your hair, to energise your crowning glory with four botanical oils—shea, macadamia, camellia and hazelnut—for a moisture boost and overall regeneration.
BEST CONDITIONER FOR DRY HAIR
3. Moisturizing Frizz-Free Conditioner, $10.90, Essential
The formula’s improved 360° Cuticle Care Technology repairs dry and damaged hair while strengthening it. On top of that, the nano-mesh technology reduces friction between strands, keeping locks tangleand frizz-free.
BEST LEAVE-IN TREATMENT FOR COARSE HAIR
4. Kerasilk Control Smoothing Fluid, $44, Goldwell
Infused with keratin and liquid silk compounds, this treatment tames unruly and frizzy hair, transforming it into soft and smooth locks. You can also use it as a styling primer by applying it before any heat styling to protect your hair and hold styles for longer.
BEST DEEP-CONDITIONING MASK FOR COARSE HAIR
5. Intense Honey Butter, $42, Antonin .B
This texturising balm intensely hydrates by attracting moisture from the atmosphere and building a protective barrier, keeping hair soft and smooth, thanks to ingredients such as organic honey and vegetable glycerin. by attracting moisture from the atmosphere
BEST SHAMPOO FOR DRY HAIR
6. Dualsenses Rich Repair Restoring Shampoo, $29, Goldwell
Supercharge dull, damaged hair with this creamy gold shampoo, which features a unique repair system technology, and pashmina silk proteins to restore shine and softness. No strand is left unrestored, thanks to its Instant Microﬂ uid Technology, which ensures an even distribution of active ingredients and intense hydration.
BEST LEAVE-IN TREATMENT FOR DRY HAIR
7. Hair Renew, $50, Follizin
This multi-functional leave-in hair mask features high concentrations of tamarind extract to seal in moisture; argan oil to nourish and boost shine; and barley protein, which increases hair strength and provides thermal protection.
BEST HAIR OIL FOR DRY HAIR
8. Argan Crystal Oil, $58, Nature’s Organic Sense
A mix of organic argan, meadowfoam seed and camellia oils, this surprisingly lightweight serum absorbs swiftly into hair, injecting shine and taming frizz without leaving a limp, oily feel. A few drops is all it takes to help seal in moisture and protect your hair from external elements.