7 Must-Have Haircare Products for Anyone with Oily Scalp or Damaged Hair

by Faz Gaffa-Marsh
LIFESTYLE  |  September 17, 2018
  • De-grease your oily scalp and revive dry and damaged hair with these holy grail shampoos, treatments and hair masks.
    1 / 8 De-grease your oily scalp and revive dry and damaged hair with these holy grail shampoos, treatments and hair masks.

    Whether you’re one of those who needs to blow dry your hair every morning, or you absolutely have to wash your hair daily due to Singapore’s sunny yet humid weather, our hair and scalp could all use a little more TLC. This is because frequent heat application on hair can be damaging, and using the wrong shampoo will strip your tresses of the natural oils it needs. To ensure you have the right product arsenal to avoid landing in a hairy situation, above, seven recommendations.

    A version of this article first appeared on www.femalemag.com.sg.

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  • For oily scalps: Briogeo Scalp Revival Charcoal + Coconut Oil Micro-Exfoliating Shampoo, $54
    2 / 8 For oily scalps: Briogeo Scalp Revival Charcoal + Coconut Oil Micro-Exfoliating Shampoo, $54

    Using charcoal to draw impurities from the scalp and hair follicles, this shampoo comes in a tub and is great for people who experience oiliness on their scalp or the root of their hair quickly. It also works well for those who suffer from scalp dermatitis, or even for dry, itchy scalps too.

    Available at Sephora

    Photo: Briogeo

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  • For damaged hair: Ouai Treatment Masque, $48
    3 / 8 For damaged hair: Ouai Treatment Masque, $48

    Perfectly portioned out in sachets so you never use too much or too little, this mask is formulated to moisturise damaged and lacklustre hair.

    Available at Sephora

    (Also read: Crowning Glory: 6 Haircare Tips for a Healthy Scalp)

    Photo: Ouai

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  • For dry hair: Kokostar Ggongji Hair Pack, $6
    4 / 8 For dry hair: Kokostar Ggongji Hair Pack, $6

    Gentle on the pocket, this single-use mask by K-beauty brand Kocostar promises to rejuvenate dry hair with a blend of argan oil, olive oil and shea butter.

    Available at Sephora

    Photo: Kocostar

     

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  • For the busy bee: IGK Prenup Hair Spray Mask, $48
    5 / 8 For the busy bee: IGK Prenup Hair Spray Mask, $48

    This is the easiest mask for the time-starved amongst us. After shampooing and rinsing, squeeze water from clean hair and spray this baby in sections, from root to tip. Wait anything from one to three minutes before rinsing to moisturise and remove dirt and oil build up.

    Available at Sephora

    (Also read: 8 Scalp Tonics to Boost Healthy Hair Growth)

    Photo: IGK

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  • For frizzy hair: Sachajuan Hair Repair, $40
    6 / 8 For frizzy hair: Sachajuan Hair Repair, $40

    Take down the frizziness in your hair with this treatment. You’d need to use this once every few days, or even use it in place of your usual conditioner. Keep in on your hair for at least five minutes for the best results.

    Available at Sephora

    Photo: Sachajuan

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  • For smooth, luscious locks: Coco & Eve Like A Virgin Super Nourishing Coconut & Fig Hair Masque, US$44.90 (approx $61.48)
    7 / 8 For smooth, luscious locks: Coco & Eve Like A Virgin Super Nourishing Coconut & Fig Hair Masque, US$44.90 (approx $61.48)

    While the before and after results on social media are a little exaggerated, Coco & Eve uses ingredients like coconut, fig, shea butter, argan oil and linseed for this hydrating mask. We love that it comes with a Tangle Teezer-like brush which you can use to comb the mask evenly through your mane.

    Available at www.cocoandeve.com.

    Photo: Coco & Eve

    (Also read: 11 Tips and Tricks to Get Beautiful Textured Wavy Hair At Home)

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  • For sensitive scalps and dandruff: Christophe Robin Cleansing Purifying Scrub With Sea Salt, $35
    8 / 8 For sensitive scalps and dandruff: Christophe Robin Cleansing Purifying Scrub With Sea Salt, $35

    Whether it’s sensitivity, oiliness or dandruff, this scrub comes to your rescue and will leave you feeling fresh and squeaky clean. The sea salt in the product removes product and sebum buildup. Plus, soothes any itchiness you have at the top of your head.

    Available at Sephora

    Photo: Christophe Robin

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