Whatever your hair type, here are the products that go above and beyond to give you your best locks yet...
We’ve put hundreds of products through their paces to find the very best in haircare for 2015! We’ve got the top hair products that will make you look salon fresh all year round, whatever your budget! Here are our favourites…
Here’s the products that gave vibrant locks all the time
BEST HOME COLOUR KIT
SAVE: Garnier Olia Permanent Hair Colour £6. Gives super intense, super glossy colour. You friends will be asking for the number of your colourist!
SPLURGE: Scott Cornwall Colour Restore £12.99. Top marks for refreshing your hair colour, reducing fade and taking out any brassy tones. A colour-addict’s must-buy.
BEST FOR COLOUR TOUCH UPS
SAVE: Charles Worthington Instant Root Concealer £9.99. Perfect as an in between touch up, a little goes a long so use it sparingly.
SPLURGE: Colour Wow Root Touch Up, £28.50. A true classic. It gives great coverage, is easy to apply and is really long lasting. It can’t be beaten!
BEST FOR COLOUR PROTECTION
SAVE: Herbal Essences Ignite My Colour Shampoo and Conditioner £3.99. Your one stop shop to getting squeaky clean, colour rich hair.
SPLURGE: Pureology Colour Fanatic from £13.60. It builds up the strength of your hair so it holds colour better for longer.
Keep your hair super sleek and healthy all year round…
BEST SHAMPOO AND CONDITIONER
SAVE: Frizz Ease Forever Smooth £7. This really lives up to its name and does what it says on the tin. Hello super sleek hair!
SPLURGE: Kerastase Soin Premiere Bain Therapiste £20.50. The ultimate hair treat when you really feel like giving it some A-list pampering.
SAVE: Lee Stafford Miracle Oil £7.99. A great budget buy, this oil left hair soft and shiny, plus a little went a long way.
SPLURGE:Windle and Moodie Essential Oils Elixir £26. It’s super lightweight, smells incredible and leaves hair looking beautiful. Win win win!
SAVE: Phil Smith Intensive Conditioning Treatment £3.50. Used once a week this feeds hair helping keep it soft, smooth and free of split-ends.
SPLURGE: L’Oreal Professionnel Mythic Oil Mask £16.80. Based on oils, this really penetrates into your hair leaving it feeling really healthy and full of body.
Women spend seven minutes a day styling their hair, so save time with our top picks.
BEST FOR CURLS
SAVE: Aussie Curl Definition Serum £5.19. This serum was lovely and light and left waves really well defined without making them look sticky.
SPLURGE: JOICO Perfect Curl £12.95. This nourishes and adds long-lasting condition to your hair. It’s also a brilliant frizz-fighter!
BEST FOR HAIR AU NATUREL
SAVE: Tresemme Perfectly Undone Dry Defining Spray £5.49, leaves hair with a natural, effortless flow.
SPLURGE: Bumble & Bumble Surf Spray £21.50. The original salt spray still can’t be beaten for giving sexy, all-year-round beach hair.
BEST FOR VOLUME
SAVE: John Frieda 7 Day Volume £9.99, gives hair long-lasting volume without weighing it down at all.
SPLURGE: Aveda Thickening Tonic £19. Great for all over volume, not just a root boost, it makes thinning hair look full and lush again. Genius!
Make sure your style lasts all day with these hair heroes…
BEST HOLDING SPRAY
SAVE: L’Oreal Elnett, £6.70. An oldie but a goodie, nothing else keeps my style in place better!
SPLURGE: Percy & Reed Reassuringly Firm Session Hold Hairspray, £12. If you still want your hair to have movement this is perfect for soft yet structured hold.
BEST FOR SHINE
SAVE: Argan 5 Miracle Shine Spray £4.99, gives supersonic shine on anyone’s hair whatever your texture.
SPLURGE: Catwalk by Tigi Camera Ready Shine Spray £14.95. Your shiny hair must-have that gives instant results on all hair colours.
SAVE: Fudge Blow Dry Putty £7.65. This paste comes in an easy-to-use tube and is light on your hair, giving style and hold without the crunch!
SPLURGE: Sebastian Eruptek Volcanic Ash Paste £26.50. It’s a great texture that you can use it on both wet and dry hair.
Time to style up your look with these fuss-free electricals…
BEST HAIR DRYER
SAVE: John Frieda Salon Style Hair Dryer £39.99. With a powerful blast, this dryer gets my super long locks dry in under 5 minutes. A true time saver.
SPLURGE: Thairapy 365 Tharia Dry Hair Dryer £119.95. With infrared technology this kills off bacteria as it dries giving you the healthiest, frizz-free blow dry yet!
SAVE: THX Straighteners £45. Super smooth on hair, these straighteners glide over your tresses easily without snagging and damaging.
SPLURGE: T3 Straightening Iron £125. These plates give a firm yet gentle hold on your hair leaving it gorgeously straight and shiny.
BEST FOR CURLS
SAVE: Vidal Sassoon Easy Wrap Wand £29.99. With an indented wand, it offers guidance to get the perfect size curl.
SPLURGE: GHD Curve £120, is perfect for creating soft natural texture or full on glamour waves, without damaging your hair.