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There’s No Secret To Waking Up With Flawless Morning Hair

It's all about nipping the frizz in the bud before it has any chance of ruining your day – and doing that is so much easier than you think.

Let us begin by saying that frizzy hair – or, if you want to spin it in a positive manner, the bedhead – is not always a bad thing. Just look at the Caroline de Maigrets and Alexa Chungs of the world, the supreme beings who make the case for uncombed, ironically perfect unruly hair. Unfortunately, for us lesser beings, unruly hair just makes us look, well…unruly. Fashion loves a messy, devil-may-care mop, but turning up at the office or client meeting with one? Not the best of ideas.

Frizzy hair plagues everyone. Straight hair, curly hair, short hair, long hair. The easy way out is to tie it all up into a bun or a ponytail and not let it bother you. But, as always, we are the sort of people who like our options. If frizzy hair is something that can be dealt with so that you can freely decide between having your hair up or down instead of miserably going for the former by default, then so be it.

Turns out, dealing with frizzy hair isn’t rocket science. It’s all about getting to it before it gets to you. It is the same with skincare – you have to commit. First, toss the sulphate shampoos and conditioners. Then, the real work commences. It boils down to how you dry your hair right down to what you’re resting your head on as you hit the sack. Want to wake up with glorious morning hair? We’ve got your care kit prepped and ready to go.

ORIBE Signature Moisture Masque

Ever felt like your conditioner barely did any work? Ditch ’em. Masks are great for your skin and they’ll do the same for your hair and scalp. Slap it on, cover it to keep the goodness in, put on an episode of Rick and Morty, then wash off. Hair is instantly super smooth, shiny and softer.

GHD Air Hair Dryer 

We’re no science majors, but we have our eye-on (get it?) this. An ionic hair dryer does wonders to your hair not only because it dries it quicker hence no damp bed hair, but also because it closes hair cuticles, locking all the moisture in before you head for bed.

Slip Embroidered Silk Queen Pillow 

Ever wondered what it feels to sleep on a bed of roses? Well, we don’t have that, but silk? That we can do. Presenting the pièce de résistance. Not only is it mad comfortable, silk means less friction against your hair. Less friction means less frizz and that’s one step closer to waking up with hair commercial hair. You’re doing it in your sleep, too! Heck yeah to zero effort beauty.

Percy & Reed Perfectly Perfecting Wonder Overnight Recovery 

Hair masks are great, but you know what’s even greater? Masks that you can leave on overnight. That way, you’ll know that the mask is really seeping deep into your mane. Percy & Reed’s Wonder Overnight Recovery is absorbed by the strands almost instantly – so no stick pillows, bleargh – and you only need to rinse it off in the morning for glorious morning hair. No need for conditioner!


Balmain Paris Haute Couture Large Round Ionic Brush

If this hairbrush is the secret behind the flawless locks we’re seeing on Balmain’s runway, we’re giving it our undivided attention. Too lazy to hold up your hairdryer in the morning? Just heat up the brush with it. Balmain’s wonder hairbrush takes some of it in whilst counteracting your positively-charged morning locks. It’s smoother and less frizzy hair with every stroke.

Slip Silk Eye Mask

Keeping your hair in place instead of having it sprawled all over your face not only allows you to literally wake up looking like you’ve got your sh-t together – don’t we all want that – it also means you’re keeping it under control. Braiding before bed is one method, but if you don’t like a braid getting in the way of your tossing and turning, use an eye mask. Better, a silk eye mask that feels like nothing on the face, keeps that hair in place and leaves zero marks in the morning.

NuMe Microfiber Hair Wrap

Because of the amount of friction involved, how you dry your hair matters. If you’re going to wring it with a rough-as-sandpaper towel, you’re going to get frizz and breakage. Instead, go for this 100 percent microfibre hair wrap. It comes with a hood to facilitate easy wrapping around your crown – and it hardly leaves a dent in the ol’ wallet!

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