Hair products come in all shapes and sizes. Whether you’re shopping online in your supermarket or chemist, you’ll find endless supplies of shampoos, conditioners, serums, masks, sprays, cleansers, colourants and much more. Some are generic, while others are specifically designed for different hair types.
But how do you know what is best for your hair? Can you get cheap products that are good for your hair? And how can you tell the difference between a high-quality hair product and something that’s just expensive?
What are professional hair products?
It’s important to understand the difference between a famous brand and a professional hair product. Just because you recognise the brand, it doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a professional hair product.
Professional hair care products are products that are actually used by professionals in the hair industry. From professional shampoo and conditioner to restorative treatment masks, split ends serums and purifying scrubs, these are the products that hair salons and stylists use every day as the tools of their trade.
Below are the few things which needs to take care while buying professional Haircare products.
Approved by hairdressers
Unlike commercial brands you buy in stores, professional hair care products are the ones that hair salons trust. Buying professional products from a salon means that they have already been vetted by professionals who really know what they’re doing. They know what works and what doesn’t. And more importantly, they know what’s worth paying for.
No unnecessary chemicals
You could scan the labels on your shampoo bottles for hours but will you ever really understand what all the chemicals actually are and what that means for your hair? Buying from a hair salon means that you’re getting your product from someone who understands what goes into the bottles and how the ingredients will affect your hair.
Cheap commercial hair products are often diluted or made with cheaper chemicals. Salon quality products are made with higher quality ingredients that are more effective and gentler on your hair and skin. Basically, you get what you pay for!
This is perhaps the best thing about buying your hair products from a salon. It gives you the opportunity to ask an expert and get personalised advice. Hairstylists use these products on different people day in day out so it makes sense that they know which products would work best on all the different types of hair.
If you’re buying online, buying from a salon’s website will ensure you have detailed descriptions of the products as well as the types of hair they suit. And of course, if you’re buying products at the salon itself, you can ask for whichever products they just used on your hair to make it so fabulous. You can quite literally try before you buy.