The relentless battle against frizzy hair seems almost never-ending amidst Singapore’s hot and humid climate. Rainy season is soon upon us and we’re already predicting that our hair is going to need some major TLC to help combat the ever-dreaded humidity-induced frizz. While there’s not much we can do to change the weather in our favour, the only surefire solution we see providing any relief to our woes is to armour ourselves with a suite of products that’ll help tame the mane.
In Singapore’s climate, surely the humidity and heat has a hand in making things up top worse, but at the end of the day, keep your hair moisturised and damage free will keep you primed and protected to take on the from the environmental factors that so often the source of our woes.
The struggle to find the right products that actually live up to the claim of eradicating frizz once and for all may prove to be a challenge amidst the plethora of products available out there, but not to fear—we’ve done the work for you.
Below, find our list of hair care products to keep your frizz in check.
There’s a reason why Kérastase has been so widely loved by stylists and beauty enthusiasts alike, and this shampoo shows precisely why the brand deserves high praise. The gentle shampoo does a spectacular job of gently cleansing the scalp while infusing strands with keratin amino acids and ceramide for maximum hydration, leaving your locks feeling inexplicably soft and smooth. When you’re up against environmental factors like heat and humidity, it’s always a plus point to use products like this that doesn’t contain sulfates so your hair isn’t stripped of healthy and hydrating oils.
$44, SHOP NOW
Frizziness is only excerbated by damaged hair, so if you want to get down to the root of the issue, it’s best to start nursing your hair back to health. This conditioner from cult-favourite brand Oribe does exactly that. Using a mixture of natural botanical oils and restorative proteins, the conditioner works its magic by smoothing the hair cuticles—resulting in visibly smoother locks after just one use.
$83, SHOP NOW
Quite possibly the underdog of taming an unruly mane, a good leave-in treatment is going to do wonders for your hair. Not only does it instantly calm the frizz, but it also keeps the hair nourished for longer periods of time and promotes hair health for the long term. This leave-in treatment oil from Kevin Murphy preps your hair for the day with an antioxidant rich blend which feels lightweight yet moisturising, which keeps the frizz in check, even for those with thick unruly hair. With just a few drops of this, you’ll be able to see the difference it makes—over time, trust that your hair will be transformed.
K18’s claim to fame may be its intensive hair repair masque, but the tried-and-tested brand has released yet another game changer. Enter, the Molecular Repair Hair Oil. If there’s anything you can count on to make a visible different in your hair, trust that it’s this miracle oil. The difference it makes is astonishing, and well worth the hefty price tag. Don’t be fooled by it’s unassuming texture, it may feel lightweight—which will tempt you to use more than its recommended application of 3 drops, but trust us when we say a little goes a long way and it certainly has made itself a staple in our haircare routine.
We all know the ultimate fix for a frizzy mane is a trip to the salon for a keratin treatment, but let’s be real—no one really has the time for it and the steep price tag isn’t exactly tempting us. The first of its kind, ANSWR has blessed us with a at-home version of the keratin treatment to give you the same salon quality which leaves your tresses equally sleek. It’s a relatively simple processes, and takes approximately 2 hours from start to finish, so we suggest carving out some time over a weekend to treat yourself.
$106, SHOP NOW
We all know our hair is the most vulnerable to damage when its wet. Using a microfibre towel to pat your hair dry is going to make the world of a difference, and reduce the amount of friction that your hair has to endure. It may seem like an insignificant change to your routine, but your hair will definitely be thanking you in the long run.
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If you struggle with keeping your frizz in check during the drying process, it might be time you looked into a smoothing spray to help your hair segway into sleekness. This spray from VIRTUE LABS is a godsend—just be sure to blow dry your hair as the spray is activated with heat.
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If you’ve come this far, leaving the fate of your hair to air drying would simply be a waste. Giving your hair a proper blow dry not only gives you more control over the end result of your tresses, but also helps maintain your scalp health. This multi-styler from Shark Beauty is the perfect tool to take care of all your hair needs, from a simple blow dry to curling and straightening.
$499, SHOP NOW
Giving your hair a helping hand with some styling cream is certainly going to help with controlling any flyaways and unwanted poof. This Everything Cream from ANTI doubles up as an anti-frizz cream, while holding everything in place and moisturising your locks.
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You’d be surprised to know how much damage our hair takes when we’re fast asleep. Body heat and friction combined, your sleeping habits may just be the biggest culprit for frizziness. Swap out your pillowcase for a silk one to help protect your stands from the harsh friction overnight. You’ll be surprised at how much softer your hair feels upon waking up.
$143, SHOP NOW