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We Asked 5 Blondes What Their Favourite Hair Products Are

Whether you’re a natural or bottle blonde, you know your day to day life can be tough on your hair. Sun, pollution and heat all take their toll and leave your hair looking less than its best. So how can you keep your blonde hair looking salon fresh? We asked 5 blondes to share their top tips.

 

Why blonde haircare is so important?

 

Let’s face it, blonde hair can be high maintenance! If you’re a natural blonde, you may have fine hair which is easily weighed down by the wrong products and damaged by heat styling. Meanwhile, those of us who need a little salon help to achieve the perfect blonde tone know all too well the pain of spending a long time trying to find the perfect colour only to have it fade or start to yellow - and don’t even mention the breakage!


With so many colour related concerns, it’s important for blondes to take special care of their hair to keep it healthy, hydrated and looking its best.


How you can manage your hair in between salon visits?

No matter what your blonde hair complaints are, the right care can keep your hair looking salon-fresh between visits. Some of the top concerns reported by the blondes we asked are easy to solve at home with the right treatment.


Hair breakage


Hair breakage has many causes, including heat styling, brushing, stress and colouring itself. Hair breakage can leave your hair frizzy and straw-like, particularly towards the ends, making it hard to style and meaning you may need to chop more off to achieve a sleek, healthy look. If hair breakage is a concern for you, manage it with:

• Heat protection like the ghd Bodyguard - Heat Protect Spray 120ml
• A smoothing treatment such as ELEVEN Australia Miracle Spray Hair Treatment 125ml
• Gentle detangling using Tangle Teezer The Wet Detangler Hairbrush Millennial Pink

Lack of hydration

What you put in your body is just as important for your beauty routine as what you put on it, and this is true for your hair as well. If you’ve been dehydrated, you might notice your hair loses its shine, so combat this with:

• A hydrating shampoo like Evo The Therapist Hydrating Shampoo 300ml
• Hydrating treatments including Joico K-Pak Intense Hydrator 1000ml

Toning upkeep

 

Want to keep your colour fresh between salon visits and eliminate brassy yellow tones? A toning treatment might be just what you need. Try some of our favourites:

• For a quick pick me up, choose the Vitafive CPR Serious Blonde Instant Toner 180ml
• If you’re looking for a hard-working mask, opt for the Kérastase Blond Absolu Anti-Brass Purple Mask 200ml

To find out more, we asked 5 blondes what their favourite hair care products are to keep their tresses looking their best.


Schwarzkopf BlondMe Light Shampoo and Conditioner

Kate from the Sunshine Coast told us “I’m pretty low maintenance and I don’t like spending too much time applying different products and treatments, so for me, a shampoo and conditioner which does it all is a must-have. I love the Schwarzkopf BlondMe Light Shampoo and Conditioner which makes my hair feel so healthy.”

This wonder duo is specially formulated for blondes with fine to normal hair. Schwarzkopf BlondeMe Light Shampoo contains Silk Protein Complex and features 3D Bond Creation Technology to make your hair stronger and silkier with every wash, while the conditioner has added marula oil for brilliant shine and instant detangling.


Klorane Chamomile Shampoo

For Vicky in St Kilda, Klorane Chamomile Shampoo is a must-have. She told us: “I spent ages looking for a more natural shampoo which didn’t weigh down my hair and leave it looking dull. Klorane Chamomile Shampoo fits the bill, it’s vegan and has no parabens or silicone and makes my highlights bright and shiny.”

If, like Vicky, you’re looking for clean haircare, the Klorane range might just be your new holy grail. For blondes in particular, the Klorane Chamomile Shampoo is essential. Containing responsibly-cultivated chamomile extract, it gently cleanses and enhances highlights, leaving your hair soft, supple and easy to style.

Mr Smith Blonde Treatment

Tired of being brassy, Vanessa from Brisbane told us: “Mr Smith Blonde Treatment saves my colour every time! I was barely a week out of the salon before my hair looked yellow until I started using this purple mask.”

Look no further than Mr Smith Blonde Treatment if you have bleached or coloured blonde hair. This Australian made, cruelty-free treatment contains almond, lavender and orange peel to calm the scalp and enrich and repair hair while stripping yellow and brassy tones, leaving your hair refreshed.

Biolage Colorlast Purple Shampoo

Eliza from Sydney was looking for a toning shampoo that would also help with hair breakage, she said: “Colouring my hair as well as blowdrying and straightening it meant it was always breaking, leaving me with frizzy, messy ends. I wanted to maintain my colour and stop it from breaking, so I tried Biolage Colorlast Purple Shampoo and it really worked. Now my hair looks and feels amazing.”

Biolage Colorlast Purple Shampoo has pure purple pigments and a blend of fig and orchid for incredible toning results and up to 3x less hair breakage, so if like Eliza you’re suffering hair breakage, look no further than this superhero shampoo. It will leave your hair looking and feeling better than ever before.

Matrix Color Obsessed So Silver Shampoo

Annie in Perth needed a shampoo that could keep up with her stunning silver colour. She said: “I’m obsessed with my silver hair at the moment, but it only took one wash before it went dull until someone recommended the

Matrix Color Obsessed So Silver Shampoo. Obsessed is right, it really works to keep my hair looking incredible.”

If you love the lighter side of the spectrum, Matrix Color Obsessed So Silver Shampoo is for you. Specially formulated for natural or colour treated grey to white hair, this hard-working shampoo contains vitamin E and sunflower oil to fight environmental damage and soften hair while working to cleanse and neutralise unwanted warm tones in your strands. It is available in a large-sized 1000ml bottle so it will always be on hand when your hair needs a boost.

 

Discover your blonde haircare routine at ozhairandbeauty.com today.