With the abundance of celebrity-founded skincare and makeup brands on the rise, it’s not surprising that some of our favourite skincare brands are diversifying and turning their hands to haircare.
Expect to see popular skincare ingredients such as niacinamide, hyaluronic acid and AHAs, included in these products to help hydrate, repair, and refresh our hair. We know these ingredients work so well for our skin, so why not give your hair the extra love it deserves?
We share some of the best new skincare turned haircare brands around.
Drunk Elephant offers an extensive haircare collection including a shampoo, conditioner, scalp scrub and detangling spray to smooth and protect our strands, using ingredients sure to give our skin a run for its money.
The shampoo and conditioner harness the power of coconut. Coconut-based surfactants are found in the Cocomino Glossing Shampoo which gently lifts away dirt and grime without damaging the hair, making this the perfect choice for coloured hair. The Cocomino Marula Cream Conditioner combines coconut butter and marula oil, Drunk Elephant’s signature ingredient, to hydrate, strengthen and fight frizz, without leaving the hair greasy or weighed down.
The T.L.C Happi Scalp Scrub combines beloved AHAs and BHAs to create the ultimate scrub that dissolves dead skin cells and stubborn product build-up, leaving behind a happy and healthy scalp that will encourage hair growth.
Must Try: T.L.C Happi Scalp Scrub
The Ordinary has become a much-loved brand over the years, thanks to its highly effective budget-friendly formulas, and the new haircare line is no exception. Containing a shampoo, conditioner and hyaluronic acid hair serum, each item in the line retails for under £15, with the shampoo and conditioner the most cost-effect at £6.80 each for 240ml of product.
The Sulphate 4% Cleanser is a vegan, silicone-free formula that is equally as effective on the hair and body. The Behentrimonium Chloride 2% Conditioner contains a minimalistic formula of 7 ingredients, cutting out the usual bulky ingredients found in other conditioners. The result? Hydrated and manageable hair without the heavy feeling.
The Natural Moisturising Factors + HA for Scalp is a lightweight milky serum containing hyaluronic acid and squalane, found naturally in the skin, that supports the hydration of the scalp’s skin barrier with regular use. One to two drops applied to the scalp before bed will leave your scalp feeling soothed and well-cared for.
Must Try: Natural Moisturising Factors + HA for Scalp
Hydration is the essence of this TikTok-approved release from L’Oréal Elvive. The Dream Lengths 8 Second Wonder Water, winner of The Sunday Times Style Beauty Award 2021, is a rinse-out liquid conditioner that delivers smooth (in fact 10x smoother), glassy shine and soft to the touch hair. Something we would all like, right?
This damaged hair treatment uses Lamellar Water Technology and moisturising amino acids to target even the driest and most damaged parts of the hair, smoothing the hair’s surface. Silicone-free water-based and weightless, the Dream Lengths 8 Second Wonder Water is effective on all hair types including curly, dry, or frizzy long hair, however, be sure to pick up the colour-safe version if your hair has been damaged by overcolouring.
The Bond Plex collection by Revolution Beauty is a dupe for the unshakably popular Olaplex, which promises to strengthen and repair damaged hair in just 6 steps. Each piece, costing £10 individually or £40 for the set. It is also vegan and cruelty-free and uses a complex protein system to target damage in the different layers of the hair fibre, banishing dry, dull, and damaged hair.
Number 4 and 5 in the set perform as a traditional shampoo and conditioner, whilst 6 and 7 aid in the styling process. The most interesting pieces in the collection 0 and 3, work together as powerhouse treatments offering a maximum protein boost, all before even washing your hair. For blondes, try the new Blonde Plex range containing the same complex protein system to give your best blonde yet!
Must Try: Revolution Haircare Plex 3 Bond Restore Treatment