The golden rules of happy and healthy hair were once simple: shampoo, condition and style. But haircare has progressed by leaps and bounds in the way of skincare. Concerns such as anti-ageing and pollution protection are now par for the course. Along with advances in technology and research, we have the “skintification” of haircare to thank for this. The scalp – the root cause of hair issues – is now regarded as an extension of the face that deserves equal attention.
The new generation of haircare is inspired by what’s typically used for your face. Think serums, acids and even sheet masks for your locks. We explore these latest advancements, led by luxury haircare experts old and new.
EXFOLIATE YOUR SCALP
The scalp deserves some love – particularly in Singapore’s humid climate where shampoo isn’t enough to remove the build-up of product and sebum that can clog your roots and follicles. Regular scalp exfoliation is the key to healthier, shinier hair from the root to the tip. A gentle scalp scrub, such as Christophe Robin’s Cleansing Purifying Scrub with SeaSalt uses the flakes to gently remove impurities while stimulating blood circulation. Meanwhile, a chemical exfoliant such as Drunk Elephant’s T.L.C. Happi Scalp Scrub uses plant-cellulose exfoliating beads with an acid blend to effectively remove dead skin cells.
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