Liese’s unique “Instant Lock” technology and Super Holding agent enable this lightweight hairspray to lock in your desired style instantly for weather-proof locks.
Super Hard Hair Spray, $9.90 for 180g, Liese
Best Volumising Product
Love the dramatic effect of volumising powders but hate the mess they leave behind? This versatile product works on both dry and damp hair, building volume at the roots, keeping hair malleable so you can reshape and restyle throughout the day.
STYLE: AddVolume Liquid Dust, $32 for 50ml, KMS
Best Instant Shine Product
Formulated with light-reflecting lavender silver and silver pearlescent pigments, apply this treatment to add instant, uniform shine to highlighted, blonde or grey hair. It also improves hair elasticity and resilience, thanks to a blend of antioxidants, vitamins and fatty acids.
Infused with peptides, keratin and plant oils, this repairs porous strands, seals cuticles and balances hair pH levels for smoother, more luscious curls. Unique polymers also form a protection coat over hair to lock in shine.
Curl Defining Contouring Foam-Wax, $36 for 150ml, JOICO
Best Multi-Tasking Hair Tool
Its tri-zone technology maintains the temperature of the styling plates so you can straighten or curl hair in just one stroke without compromising hair integrity. It also automatically switches off after being idle for 30 minutes for the ultimate peace of mind.
ghd Platinum, $395, ghd
Want to achieve a professional blow-out at home? ghd Air is equipped with ionic technology for a salon-smooth finish and a powerful motor to help you save time. No wonder it’s widely raved about amongst professional hairstylists.
ghd Air, $225, ghd
Best Travel-Friendly Tool
These tourmaline-diamond plates heat up rapidly within seconds for speedy styling. They emit negative ions and use infrared technology for a frizz-free finish. The 360-degree swivel cord also makes styling a breeze since you don’t have to worry about tangles.
Featuring a ceramic coating that emits negative ions, it seals hair cuticles and locks in moisture. Large air vents also means it heats up quickly and retains heat longer to create perfect curls.
Ceramic Round Brush (55mm), $94.80, Balmain Paris Hair Couture
Best Wet Brush
Made with thin, flexible yet durable brustles, it unknots tangles gently without stretching the hair and causing any breakage. It also comes with a built-in tool to clean the brush.
Brush & Cleaner Detangle Combo, $19.90, Wet Brush
Best Travel-Friendly Brush
Who says hair brushes have to be bulky to be effective? This nifty, foldable version is made of the same flexible bristles as its full-size version. Leave it in your purse for effortless styling on the go.
Pop Fold, $19.90, Wet Brush
Best Hair Primer
Just like how a makeup base keeps foundation fresh all day, this leave-in balm fills and seals hair cuticles, locking out humidity to help prolong the wear of your styling products. It also provides hydration and a light hold, and speeds up the styling process for faster and longer-lasting results.
Perfectly Perfecting Wonder Balm, $40 for 75ml, Percy & Reed