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The Best Hair Products to Use Before, During, and After a Shower
Don’t just settle for a good hair day. Say hello to a good hair year with this hardworking loot.
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While the title for the best can change faster than you can say “next!” in the world of beauty, sometimes there are new products that come along and sit on the throne for a long while. In the hair department, time-tested solutions include hair oils, hardworking brushes, and sting-free hairstyling essentials. We gathered some of our favorites that should stand the test of time.

1. Acca Kappa 960 Rectangular Paddle Brush
No other brush can detangle towel-dried strands like a paddle. The hair is weakest when it’s wet, thus the importance of a tool that doesn’t stress the strands and break them when you brush. Rustan’s Makati, 813.3739.

2. L’Oreal Mythic Oil
This all-around wonder nourishes all hair types, gives colored hair unparalleled shine, and may be used as a treatment conditioner, leave-in serum, or a detangler. Available at leading department stores and salons.

3. Phyto Phytolaque Fixation Forte Botanical Finishing Spray
The newest in the Phytolaque line—a high-precision, non-sticky styling spray made with natural ingredients—gives a stronger hold while protecting and fortifying the hair with acacia honey extracts. It smells so good, we have to remind ourselves our hair isn’t a vanilla cupcake. Rustan’s Makati, 813.3739.

4. Pureology Serious Colour Care Essential Repair Shampoo and Conditioner
This powerful duo made with 100 percent vegan ingredients delivers exceptional smoothness while cleansing and repairing damage. Its Anti-Fade Complex works best in preserving the shine and quality of newly colored hair. Available at leading department stores and salons.

5. Kerastease Discipline Bain Fluidealiste Shampoo and Maskeratine
Unlike other sulfate-free hair products, the shampoo lathers wonderfully, cleansing every surface of the scalp while working on unruly and overtreated hair. The mask, slathered on daily, gives hair shine and softness, perfect for days we want to let our hair down. Available at leading salons.

6. L’Occitane Control Styling Prep-Cream
Silicone-free and non-oily, this leave-in cream is made for the most unmanageable of locks, making blowdrying a breeze. While it may be used on dry hair, we prefer massaging small amounts into our towel-dried hair before blowdrying. Rustan’s Makati, 813.3739.

7. Dessange Elixir Capillaire Substance
Massage into dry hair, covering from roots to ends, just before taking a shower. Leave in for five minutes and wash hair as usual. Its black pearl extracts work on giving the hair luster, strength, and color protection. Rustan’s Makati, 813.3739.

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