Following one of my previous post on the Dubai Hair Doctor’s tips to keep your locks healthy & shiny during the summer heat, here are my 3 absolute favorite hair products of ALL times!
I have very long hair which tend to dry at the ends. They can also get frizzy with humidity. I have tried tons of different products from drugstore brands to very expensive salon-exclusive brands and have finally found MY dream hair care regime!!
Elseve Extraordinary Oil
I discovered Elseve Extraordinay Oil last Summer in France. I had seen the ads for the Kerastase Elixir Ultime and thought I should give it a go… but then I saw this little beauty in my local HyperU Supermarket and obviously being much cheaper I decided to get a couple of bottles!
I started using the oil every night before bedtime, mainly on the length of my hair to hydrate and smooth them. The oil has a luxurious texture which absorbs immediately and smells delicious!
It is made up of 6 x precious Flower oils including Lotus, Camomille, Tiare flower, Matricaria and Flax oils which work together to intensively nourish the hair, boot shine and radiance but also protect them from dryness & heat.,
This product also makes for a super protective oil which I apply all over when I’m on the beach or before a blow-dry.
Kinks-free & smooth, shiny, healthy hair guaranteed!
Elvive Total Repair (5): 1-minute Instant Miracle Cream
Now this is 1 product I CANNOT live without!
When I wash my hair, now matter how much conditioner I put on, my hair always gets very tangled and feel ‘coarse’ when towel-dried.
This cream really is a miracle! I apply it on the lengths, leave it for a minute, run a wide-toothed comb, rinse and my hair is tangle-free and feels smooth!
For an extra nourishing boost, I wrap my hair in a warm towel, leave it on for 15-20 mins and rinse.
Serious Beauty Crush!!
Kerastase Initialiste Scalp Serum
And my ‘Serious Beauty Crush’ goes to the new Kerastase Initialiste Scalp Serum!
This stuff is AMAZING! Now, this one is what I consider a ‘long-term investment’ buy! The tube costs around AED290 so a little on the expensive side BUT it will last you for ever! About 2-3 months depending on how thick your hair is.
I first heard of Initialiste on Huda Beauty‘s website (here) and thought it all sounded pretty good so decided to have a go. The product only launched in Dubai a few months ago and so I had to wait until I could get my hands on it.
You simply need to apply it directly onto your scalp after washing your hair, massage it through and wait for the magic to work!
Kerastase claims that after 4 weeks of using it:
– HAIR FEELS THICKER
Hair thickness feels boosted and is lusciously soft
– HAIR LOOKS SHINIER
Hair has a lustrous-looking shine
– HAIR IS MORE RESISTANT
Hair is more resistant – up to 93% less breakage*
I’ve only used it for a couple of weeks now so will be sure to report again on results! So far, I can see a little less breakage and my hair definitively feels smoother! I’ll keep on using it and see what happens! Watch this space…
As for shampoo & conditioner, I use Dove for colour-treated hair although thinking of investing in some good Kerastase stuff (I’m a fan!). Will have to review these soon!