But our hair deserves the same attention. It can be exciting and very rewarding to find products that make your scalp and hair look and feel their best. Whether you have thick, curly or highlighted hair, it’s crucial to find products that give your hair the extra care it deserves.
To help get you started on your haircare journey, we tapped celebrity hairstylist Mitchell Ramazon for five must-have products that are worth every penny.
Kérastase Resistance Serum Therapeute — $39.00
“Heat protectants are like sunscreen for your hair,” says Ramazon. “They prevent hair loss, breakage due to chemical services, lock in moisture and hold your color longer.” Her favorite is Kerastase’s Sérum Thérapiste hair serum, which gives hair 450-degree heat protection and restores damage. In other words? Say goodbye to past, present and future split ends.
Nioxin Soothing Scalp Recovery Serum – $39.00
Over time, the products we regularly use in our hair can create buildup on our scalp and clog our hair follicles. This makes it difficult for your scalp to “breathe” and can leave you with those annoying flakes from seborrheic dermatitis (aka dry scalp) or dandruff.
To prevent this, Razamon recommends Nioxin Leave-In Scalp Recovery Serum. “Use the treatment once a month and thank me later!” ” he says. “This product gives our hair the chance to grow and breathe without any clogged follicles.”
It’s made with pyrithione zinc, one of the most effective active ingredients for fighting dander, and its soothing nature helps relieve itching and irritation while infusing moisture into your scalp.
Kitsch black elastic — $7.00
“A hair tie is every professional stylist’s secret weapon,” says Ramazon. These hair ties are great because they secure your hair without damaging or pulling it out, which is especially important if you have thin locks or are dealing with hair loss.
Kérastase Resistance Length Enhancing Shampoo — $36.00
“The health of your hair starts with your shampoo,” says Razamon. “If you have over-processed hair from coloring or heat styling, my favorite shampoo is Kérestaste Bain Extioniste, which strengthens your hair and helps repair damage.”
It’s formulated with amino acids that help strengthen your follicle structure, plus ceramides that lock in moisture to leave locks shiny and smooth. It works on all hair types and using it with the right scalp massage technique can help stimulate circulation to promote growth.
A good brush
Mason Pearson Junior Bristle and Nylon Brush — $110.00
Brushing your hair regularly might seem like an obvious part of any good hair care routine, but aside from helping with styling, it’s also essential for loosening your scalp’s natural oils and preventing tangles. As any good stylist will tell you, finding the right brush is key, especially one that won’t rip your strands or break them.
Razamon’s go-to tool is this Mason Pearson brush, which is a favorite among stylists thanks to its soft nylon and boar bristle bristles that give hair a silky smooth finish.
For tips on how to hack your hair routine to avoid damage, watch the video below.
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