You always wanted a mermaid mane but as your hair grows, you soon realise that maintaining those so-called dreamy long locks is no easy feat. Washing, detangling and styling waist-length hair requires major planning thanks to the time, energy and effort required. But don’t start considering a shorter style yet, you just need the right products to bring out the best of your amazing length. We’ve compiled a list of the best products for long hair. With these in your arsenal, you’ll soon be flaunting enviable long locks as your number one accessory!
1. L’Oreal Professionnel Hair Spa Detoxifying Shampoo
A squeaky clean scalp sets the foundation for strong, healthy hair. A detoxifying shampoo like this cleanses away excess oil, dirt and product build-up. It contains tea tree oil to help prevent dandruff and cooling menthol to soothe the scalp and deeply cleanse the roots. It’s important to use a shampoo like this one, once a week, ‘coz clean hair is the main priority in maintaining a long length.
Price: Rs 400. Buy it here.
2. Forest Essentials Ayurvedic Herb Enriched Head Massage Oil Bhringraj
A good ol’ champi is so important to boost circulation for strong, shiny, healthy hair. This one is enriched with coconut oil as well as bhringraj oil, which is excellent for hair growth and strength. Give yourself a hot oil treatment with this baby and get closer to the lushest locks of your dreams.
Price: Rs 1,195. Buy it here.
3. Tangle Teezer Compact Styler
One of the biggest woes of having long hair is its ability to get tangled ALL the time. If you’re sick of all those knots, you really need to get your hands on this product - it has a cult following in the beauty world. No matter how curly or straight your hair is, this baby helps detangle those knots without pulling or breaking your strands, even when they’re wet. What’s also great about it is that you can use it to backcomb your strands for volume as well as carry it with you everywhere, thanks to its compact shape!
Price: Rs 878. Buy it here.
4. Toni & Guy Heat Protection Mist
It doesn’t matter whether you style your tresses regularly or only occasionally, heat protection is critical for long locks. Spritz this on damp hair before flipping on your blow dryer or iron. It forms a protective barrier on your strands to prevent damage and at the same time, leaves your locks with a healthy shine. Heat protection is something you shouldn’t compromise on girls, as damage hampers hair growth.
Price: Rs 563. Buy it here.
5. The Body Shop Banana Conditioner
Combat annoying dry ends with this thick, creamy, all-natural conditioner. It contains real banana puree that will leave your locks feeling soft, looking shiny and completely tangle-free. It’s particularly awesome for girls with an oily scalp and dry ends, as it help deal with this confusing hair type.
Price: Rs 795. Buy it here.
6. Schwarzkopf Bonacure Oil Miracle Light Finishing Treatment
This product is perfect for giving your long hair that extra boost of nourishment that it deserves. Unlike your regular oils, this one is to be used after washing your hair. Formulated with marula oil, it’s super lightweight that spreads and gets absorbed easily. Apply on damp hair before styling for incredible softness, a luminous sheen and extra smoothness.
Price: Rs 1,088. Buy it here.
7. BBlunt Climate Control Anti Frizz Leave-in Cream
Heat and humidity are our hair’s biggest foe, thanks to all that frizz. The longer your hair grows, the more affected it gets by the climate. Enter this fabulous leave-in that provides maximum frizz-control with enhanced smoothness and natural movement. Formulated with nourishing ingredients like hydrolyzed keratin and Provitamin B5, it works to strengthen your locks while adding a fabulous shine!
Price: Rs 450. Buy it here.
8. Wella Professionals EIMI Dry Me Dry Shampoo
With long hair, it’s pretty impossible to wash your hair as often as you like ‘coz on some days we just don’t have the energy or the time it involves. Well, thankfully, it’s a good thing that you shouldn’t wash your locks too regularly for a healthier scalp and softer ends. But if greasy hair is a major issue, it’s time you invested in a dry shampoo. It’ll be your new BFF for freshening up your strands, absorbing oiliness, adding volume and dealing with smelly hair. If you haven’t gotten one as yet, do it NOW!
Price: 900. Buy it here.
9. Biotique Musk Root Fresh Growth Nourishing Treatment Pack
A hair mask is essential to give your mane some much-deserved TLC ever so often. This one is made from botanical extracts to provide extra nourishment to the scalp and hair follicles. The ingredients help promote circulation in the scalp and hair growth. It not only helps treat hair loss but also prevents premature greying. This baby is ideal for healthy hair growth.
Price: 166. Buy it here.
10. Kiehl's Damage Repairing & Rehydrating Leave-In Treatment
Damage not only hampers growth but also makes hair unmanagable, which is why this bottle of goodness is a life saver. Infused with Moringa Tree oil and hydrating ceramides, it not only restores moisture but repairs damage to the weakest hair fibres. This one’s definitely a great investment for long, healthy locks, particularly for girls who like to heat style often.
Price: Rs 2,750. Buy it here.
11. Moroccanoil Treatment
Ladies, everything you’ve heard about this cult favourite product is true! It not only helps soften and smoothen your locks but also brings shine without weighing them down or leaving behind any greasy residue. Use it on wet hair to make styling easier and to combat frizz, on dry hair to tame flyaways and add shine, on the ends to fight dryness or as a scalp massage for extra nourishment and strength. It’s versatility is what makes it truly awesome. It’s most certainly a must-have in any long-haired girl’s armour.
Price: Rs 2,880. Buy it here.
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Published on Feb 09, 2017