Devices that get you a salon-ﬁnish.
No matter what your hair length and texture, styling tools are an everyday essential. Invest in ones that are ergonomically designed for easy home use, engineered to style hair fast and effectively, with state-of-the-art systems to protect hair from heat damage, even when used daily. No matter what your hair length and texture, styling tools are an everyday.
BEST MULTITASKING HAIR TOOL
1. Gold Styler, $295, GHD
For runway-worthy sleekness, the Gold Styler can straighten and smoothen the frizziest of tresses, while its ceramic technology ensures the optimum temperature is delivered evenly for safe, effective and longlasting styling.
BEST BLOW- DRYING BRUSH
2. Ceramic Vented Radial Brush #3, $30, GHD
Best used when your hair is 80 percent dry, this Ceramic Vented Radial Brush #3 can create beautiful volume or add bouncy waves easily.
BEST CURLING IRON
3. Curve Soft Curl Iron, $330, GHD
Engineered with heat controlling ceramic technology, the GHD Curve Soft Curl Iron features a 32mm large barrel to help you achieve tumbling waves so effortlessly, it's almost addictive.
4. Air Hairdryer, $225, GHD
Transform your DIY blowouts with GHD’s Air Hairdryer, which cuts drying time in half, thanks to its 2,100W professional strength motor, while its advanced ionic technology reduces frizz and ﬂyaways.
Fortiﬁers that target roots and density
The key to caring for your thinning locks is to strengthen and nourish the roots. Besides loading up on vitamins and proteins, and changing your styling ways—no more tight topknots—opt for products that stimulate follicles and increase hair elasticity to combat breakage.
BEST SHAMPOO FOR THINNING HAIR
1. Anti Hair Loss Revitalising Cleanser, $36, EKSPERIENCE
This shampoo is ﬁlled with active ingredients of marine origin, which improve the biomechanical properties of hair, increasing resilience and elasticity so hair loss due to breakage is alleviated. The scalp is then infused with an antihair loss complex and plant extracts that reduce free radicals and improve microcirculation.
BEST CONDITIONER FOR THINNING HAIR
2. Ever Strong Thickening Conditioner, $15.90, L’Oréal Paris
This sulphate-free conditioner is infused with rosemary and juniper, which purify and invigorate to make way for healthier hair growth, while its patented Amino Acid Complex retexturises weak, thinning hair to look and feel denser over time.
BEST HAIR SERUM FOR THINNING HAIR
3. Hair Recovery Strengthening & Rejuvenating Serum, $192.60, SW1
Formulated by noted aesthetic clinic and medical spa, SW1 Clinic, this scalp tonic aids in strengthening ﬁ ne hair and hair loss recovery. Each pipette delivers an infusion of minoxidil, ginkgo biloba and vitamin B6 to stimulate follicles, leading to hair growth and increased hair density for thicker locks from the root.
BEST THICKENING HAIR TONIC
4. FEM Stem Cell 5 Re-Gro Activator, $229, PHS HAIRSCIENCE
Don’t judge this by its size—this roll-on tonic awakens dormant hair bulbs with ingredients like cytokines, which increase activity on a cellular level. A daily zigzag on the scalp transports essential nutrients to the roots, replenishing what has been lost due to age and external aggressors, to promote healthy hair growth once more.
Volume-boosters for fuller-looking locks No one wants to turn up the volume more than those with ﬁne hair. The trick is to stay away from oil- and silicone-based products that will weigh your limp strands down. Instead, opt for light and airy formulas that inject hair with densifying protein-rich properties to help ﬁll and rebuild hair ﬁbres.
BEST SHAMPOO FOR FINE HAIR
1. Luxurious Volume Core Restore Shampoo, $15.90, John Frieda
Wash your way to fuller-looking hair with this protein-rich formula, with a patented strengthening technology that combines spherical volumising polymers and pearlising emollients, to create space between ﬁbres for elevated thickness and bounce.
BEST CONDITIONER FOR FINE HAIR
2. Kerasilk Repower Volume Foam Conditioner, $44, Goldwell
Specially designed for ﬁne, ﬂat hair, this luxe and dense foam is enriched with keratin and elastin to fortify strands and boost hair volume, so that tresses look thicker after each wash.
BEST DRY SHAMPOO FOR FINE HAIR
3. Dualsenses Ultra Volume Bodifying Dry Shampoo, $29, Goldwell
This rice protein-powered formula absorbs excess oil and reduces dirt or oil build-up, giving hair a much-needed lift at the roots to create instant volume between washes.
BEST SCALP TONIC FOR FINE HAIR
4. Scalp Serum, $19, Dr. Schwarz
With ﬁve variants of herb extracts, this gentle elixir has been formulated to soothe and rebalance scalps while fortifying roots with active ingredients such as polygonum, which aids in stimulating hair growth and rebuilding thinning locks.