Her World Hair Awards 2019 Winners: The best hair products that’ll tame your mane
We’ve hand picked the best of the best for all different types of hair, so styling your hair will no longer be a struggle but a breeze. Get ready to welcome your luscious locks with these award-winning products
BEST ANTI-HAIR LOSS SHAMPOO: Verdure Hair Fall Control Shampoo, $38
It absorbs excess sebum from the hair and scalp, keeping both grease-free the entire day. The aim is to give follicles a boost so that less hair falls out. Do note that the shampoo feels as if it leaves a film on hair when you’re washing it out, so you need to take more care to get the suds out entirely.
BEST REPAIRING CONDITIONER FOR DAMAGED HAIR: A’kin Macadamia Oil & Wheat Protein Moisture Rich Conditioner, $38.50
The smoothing effects of the product can’t be felt instantly on wet and/or towel-dried hair. But give the hair some time to dry, and it’ll start to feel super-soft, as if you’ve had a salon-grade treatment done.
BEST ECO-FRIENDLY FAST-RINSE CONDITIONER: Love Beauty & Planet Conditioners (available in five variants), $12.90
This sustainable-beauty brand takes eco-friendliness to a new level. It came up with a special technology that makes conditioner molecules break down faster when water is added so that it rinses off more quickly. It reportedly shaves an average of 10 seconds off the rinsing time in each wash. If you wash once a day, you’ll save more than 30 litres a month.
BEST STYLING RANGE: Got2b Volumaniac Bodifying Mousse and Ultra Glued Invincible Styling Gel, $12.50 and $9.90 respectively
Both products deliver impressive and longlasting results. The volumising mousse adds body to fine hair with minimal product – it has an airy, foamy texture that’s lightweight and holds instantly when blow-dried. Similarly, the styling gel keeps hair in place the entire day. Application is fuss-free too; the gel spreads easily and is not overly tacky.
BEST HAIRCARE RANGE FOR COLOURED HAIR: John Frieda Radiant Red Red Boosting Shampoo and Conditioner, $15.90 each
Our tester noticed that her copper-coloured hair looked glossier and more vibrant post-wash. Both products nourished her dry ends too, so her hair felt softer and smoother. She could even get away with using half her usual amount of hair oil after.
BEST MOISTURISING RANGE FOR DAMAGED HAIR: Schwarzkopf Beology Repair Shampoo and Conditioner, $21 each
Hair feels instantly softer and less dry. Both products smell great, wash off easily, and don’t weigh hair down. The shampoo in particular is so moisturising, our tester didn’t feel the need to follow up with a conditioner after.
BEST RANGE FOR FRIZZY HAIR: Tsubaki Moist Shampoo and Conditioner, $14.90 each
Both products smooth frizzy hair without flattening it so it looks sleek, not limp. Even a small amount of the shampoo lathers well and detangles, while the conditioner tames flyaways and baby hair. We like the fresh floral scent too.
BEST REPAIRING MASK FOR DAMAGED HAIR: Kerastase Resistance Masque Extentioniste, $73.83
It helps to intensely treat brittle hair – our tester noticed significantly less breakage. The mask’s airy gel-cream texture doesn’t leave a sticky or greasy residue, and doesn’t weigh hair down either, so it’s also suitable for fine hair.
BEST SHAMPOO FOR FINE HAIR: Dr GL Cleanser Hair (Anti-hairloss), $98
It has a great volumising effect on flat, fine hair, making it feel soft and look airy the day after use, even without styling products. It doesn’t feel greasy, has a light and pleasant scent, and is easy to wash out.