Know your tools
These are the tools you need to have when maintaining your hair at home
HAVE you ever felt like giving your hair a quick make-over, but aren't keen to make the trip to the salon? There are cost-effective tools you can use at home to maintain your hair and keep it looking its best.
HAIR DRYER DIFFUSER
A diffuser is an attachment to a blow dryer. It is best for those with thin and sensitive hair and those who want to create curls. It minimises the amount of heat on the hair, while protecting it. It also minimises tangling and frizz.
Vidal Sassoon Diffuser - R239; Clicks THE DETANGLING BRUSH
This detangling brush is essential. It is specially designed to detangle hard stubborn knots from hair. It helps with less shedding. It minimises pulling and damaging and can be used on all types of hair, including extensions and wigs. Tangle Teezer Detangling Brush - R245; www.retailbox.co.za STOCKING WIG CAP If you wear wigs, it’s advisable to have a cap underneath. It protects your hair from friction, which can cause breakage over time. It also keeps the hair clean from dirt. Donna Stocking Cap - R18,95; Clicks
Bendi rollers are an inexpensive way of curling you hair. You twist your hair around the rollers before bedtime or while relaxing at home. No heat and no products are needed. The curls last longer. Foam Bendi Rollers - R29,95; Dis-Chem
Hair mayonnaise is a costeffective method for treating damaged, dry, breaking and unmanageable hair. It helps the hair shaft become resilient and softer. Hair mayonnaise moisturises, but does not leave your hair oily. Afri True Condition Mayonnaise - R15,95; Clicks