It’s the final 8 products from My 50 Favourite Beauty Buys list! I’ve been doing hairstyling, as well as makeup of course, for photographic shoots for over 15 years, so here’s my most used and loved products from my kit.
1. BUMBLE AND BUMBLE PREP SPRAY
One of the only products that you can spray into the root, to get good root lift from your blow-dry, and it still feels clean and soft the next day.
2. L’OREAL ELNETT HEAT STYLING SPRAY
Spray onto damp hair before blowdrying or heat styling to help create the style (and make it last longer) while protecting it from heat damage.
3. DENMAN HEAD HUGGER HOT CURL BRUSH
So what’s all the fuss about ceramic hairbrushes? Well, the ceramic barrel means that it heats up quickly making styling time faster (brilliant) and helps avoid damage by cutting the time hair is exposed to the heat, plus it heats up evenly so you don’t get hot spots. I like the shape of this one as you can get good root lift because it hugs the shape of the head.
4. WINDLE & MOODIE MATTE TEXTURE SPRAY
If it’s a Kate Moss sexy bed head look the you like, then this is your product. Blow dry hair upside down first, curl with a big barrel tong and finish with this to get messy texture and body.
5. COLOR WOW ROOT COVER UP
This stuff is brilliant – covers grey roots convincingly and easily plus it last till your next wash and doesn’t feel sticky. I also use on the parting to create the look of thicker hair.
6. WINDLE & MOODIE MATTE PASTE
Gives short hair texture and makes it malleable but with zero shiny crunchy gel look. It’s the only thing my 11year old son will use as it genuinely look like he woke up like that.
7. SCHWARZKOPF OSIS DUST IT MATTIFYING POWDER
I use this in the roots on very fine thin hair to give volume – works especially well with a little hairspray and backcombing at the crown.
8. ARGAN SECRET HAIR OIL
Makes hair smoother, shinier and protects hair from split ends. Use it for a few months and it really helps hair not just appear in better condition but be in better condition – a rare thing for a beauty product!