Need the coolest high-tech hair dryer in town? Must have the best shampoo, hair mask, styling or other hair products? Get ready to meet your new holy-grail items that really work.
Healthy hair is something we are all born with, but somehow we manage to lose along the way. Good hair products and tools are key to remedy. But which are the good ones? With so many different products promising the moon, it’s hard to know which ones actually work. But we help you. Here, we bring you the 2018 TotalBeauty Award Winners – the best of the best beauty products that are sure to give you your best hair yet. No cutting necessary, because these products are good enough.
1) HAIR CARE
The Best Shampoo
Pureology knows how to make shampoos for dyed hair. If you are looking for a volumizing shampoo that was suitable for color treated hair, right choice will be the shampoo from Pure Volume range. Get your hair clean and add volume without stripping it of moisture!
- Readers' Choice: Pureology Pure Volume Shampoo
Notice! Unfortunately, the Pure Volume series will be phased out and replaced by the Clean Volume series.
The Best Conditioner
Here is another proof that colored hair loves Pureology hair care. Looking to add serious moisture to strands without any weight? This conditioner has an amazing herbal scent and adds weightless moisture so hair is soft, smooth and voluminous.
Longtime champions in the categories of hair care are Tea Tree products by Paul Mitchell. This range is amazing when your roots are oily, scalp is dandruff and your hair is itchy and dull! This conditioner instantly detangles, invigorates and renews the hair and cools the scalp.
Editors' Pick: Pureology Hydrate Conditioner
Readers' Choice: Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Special Conditioner
The Best Hair Mask
20 benefits just in 60 seconds! Such wow! "Miracle" sounds about right. This mask, inspired by Korean facial masks, helps tame even the most unruly of frizz, while adding silky shine to spare. It's not a trend, that's a revolution!
- Editors' Pick: Matrix Total Results Miracles Multi-tasking Hair Mask
The Best Hair Oil/Serum
Need hair magic in a bottle? Here are three holy grail oils for your hair. The new lighter version of famous Wella Oil Reflections. Lighter formula does not mean less magic!
The other two products are proven classics and quality guarantee. Iconic smoothing Super Skinny serum must not miss any lovers of blow-drying and smooth hair. It reduces the frizziness and the time it takes to dry. It makes hair shiny and soft and doesn't weigh it down and you only need a dollop. It's great!
And of course the popular Kérastase hair oil is also among of the best hair oil. Versatile nourishing oil that provides ultimate softness and nourishment. For sublime shine, nothing compares to Kérastase Elixir Ultime!
Editors' Pick: Wella Professionals Oil Reflections Light Luminous Reflective Oil
Readers' Choice: Paul Mitchell Smoothing Super Skinny Serum
Readers' Choice Honorable Mentions: Kérastase Elixir Ultime Oil
The Best Blowout Cream
Do you want a perfectly straight, smooth hair? You must have these blowout creams! Just a little of this applied before blow-drying makes an enormous difference in the look and feel of long, coarse, unruly hair as the MoroccanOil and Joico styling creams. Your hair will be silky smooth for the first time in many years!
Readers' Choice: MoroccanOil Hydration Styling Hydrating Cream
Readers' Choice Honorable Mentions: Joico K-Pak Smoothing Balm
The Best Curly Hair Product
Create the latest hair styles and glamorous red carpet looks with one of the best curly gel-cream. This serum helps create soft waves, whether you're heat styling or air drying. Perfect for naturally curly hair or to create soft waves on straight hair. We can't live without it.
- Editors' Pick Honorable Mentions: L'Oréal Professionnel Tecni.Art Hollywood Waves Siren Waves
The Best Volumizer
Ready for a massive volume? A small pump of KMS volumizing serum works wonders to plump up your roots. This hybrid volumizer is effective as a hair dust, but without the mess of a powder! Perfect for short and long hair. So fast, your hair needs a big volume!
- Editors' Pick: KMS Add Volume Liquid Dust
The Best Hairspray
MoroccanOil has always a good styling. The choice of the best fixative spray was clear. Offers a long-lasting, flexible hold with a frizz protection. No sticky or flaky residue. Perfect for natural styles and blow-drying. And the smell. Ah! This is literally addictive.
- Readers' Choice: MoroccanOil Luminous Hairspray Medium
The Best Hair Color/Color-Enhancer
Why do two things when you can only one? Color and care in one step. Sounds great, right? Joico Color Butter makes maintaing color easy even for the laziest of us. In just 5 minutes, you can enhance the color and health of your hair. A major boon for stressed-out, color-treated hair.
- Editors' Pick Honorable Mentions: Joico Color Butter
The Best Blow-Dryer
Hair dryer with Ferrari engine? Yes! BaByliss Pro has pulled together their forces with the Ferrari and they created the most powerful blow-dryer on the market. This dryer is extremely powerful, efficient and incredibly lightweight. It takes about 5 minutes to completely dry long hair and it's not very loud at all. It's still not enough? Well. Turn on the turbo function. Voilà, you've just increase performance by another 10 %. Incredible! This dryer must be made from fairy dust..
- Readers' Choice Honorable Mentions: BabylissPro Rapido Professional Dryer
The Best Heat Styling Tool
ghd flat irons are an amazing straighteners. If you have some experience with a good flat iron, you definitely know that ghd is one of the best. ghd stylers are as a "little black dress" among hair straighteners. ghd classic styler is soo lightweight and heats up in seconds, no time wasted! Worth every penny!
- Readers' Choice: ghd Gold Classic Styler