DON’T BEAT AROUND THE BRUSH. MANY FORGET ABOUT HAIR TOOLS, AND LEAVE THEM TO DWINDLE DOWN TO THE POINT WHERE THEY DO MORE DAMAGE THAN IT’S WORTH. IT’S TIME TO INVEST IN PROPER TREATMENT.
JUNIOR BRISTLE & NYLON BRUSH
AVAILABLE FROM: MASON PEARSON – £69
Mason Pearson is an English business established in the 1800s – it’s the brand with a range of brushes beyond the stretch of the imagination. MP prides itself on not being mass-produced, therefore their products are made with precision and high quality. The rubber-cushion pad of the brush will sooth the scalp; giving you a morning massage.Their website is dedicated to find you the perfect partner for you – I’m basing the brush seen here on my hair type; fine and short (yes, lucky me). Using the sliders on the specified tool bar, they recommended a Junior Bristle & Nylon design. There’s even a detailed guide with recommendations to select the brush for you. Oh, and the choice of customised colours make the daily get-ready a personal pamper session for you.
DESIRED RAPID HEAT ROLLER SYSTEM
AVAILABLE FROM: NICKY CLARKE – £79.99
Nicky Clarke is one of the most lucrative British hairdressers in the business, and he certainly knows how to dress your ‘do. This accessory, which, won numerous awards last year will give you natural-looking full curls rather than the robotic style you sometimes attain from a curling wand. Instead of waiting for what seems a lifetime for rollers to warm up, this system gets there in seconds – which is ideal for the quick morning hair fix. The six rollers come in three different sizes, which are adaptable to hair type and curl volume.
PLATINUM WHITE STYLER
AVAILABLE FROM: JOHN LEWIS – £165
Branded as ‘the Rolls-Royce of Irons’, this straightener is a necessity on every woman’s dressing table. This platinum styler is the premium of straighteners, as it has the health of your hair at its heart. GHD have produced tri-zone technology: six sensors which reduce the impact of heat on hair. Straighten or create curls with confidence that your hair is being looked after. There’s no more battling with breakage with this sleek white number.
ULTIMA 5000 HAIR PRO HAIR DRYER
AVAILABLE FROM: SELFRIDGES – £79.99
Fresh out of the shower, a dilemma ensues. Do I: a) blast my hair and subsequently blitz my hair to smithereens with the heat, b) Click the cool setting and spend an eternity grooming and miss the train, or c) Do nothing, drip-dry and die of cold. Hmmm. Let’s try d) Dry with Diva’s Ultima 5000. Amidst all the technology talk, this product boasts true power in four different heat settings, including an ice blast. For a speedy made style, it features slim concentrators and a fast-dry wand. Diva has excelled with its products recently, featuring backstage in both Downtown Abbey and Skyfall, proving that this is a staple essential for everyone.
TOURMALINE WAVING WAND
AVAILABLE FROM: HERSHESONS – £98
Today Hershesons is at the forefront of fashion, and is a true visionary brand for the hairdressing world. Their exemplary work with the most highly-regarded designers and esteemed publications reflects their meticulous care for hair. Therefore, their products are no less of the quality. This waving wand was deemed ‘as close as session stylist quality you can get’ by Grazia, and we can see why. The barrel contains negative ions which seal in the cuticle, giving the precise curl yet locking in the moisture. The missing clamp feature ensures that the curl is made quickly in seconds, rather than suscepting your locks to damage.