Fifteen Hair Favourites

In early November I had to clear out my bathroom so that work on it could commence (I’m having a super-duper ultra-designer ridiculously-luxurious bathroom fitted for which I have had to sell a kidney and one of my knee-joints) and whilst I was doing my clearing-out, I made some haircare videos.  I then promptly forgot about them and left them sitting in my ‘to publish’ folder until just after Christmas when I was doing a bit of computer ‘housework’. Here they are, in all their glory – you will note that my hair is darker and sans fringe; this is obviously because the videos were shot ages ago, not because I have reverted to my old hairstyle. (I have to explain these things because you have no idea how many people will ask!) Anyway, these are some of the things I use to keep my hair shiny, groomed and soft. Which is no easy task when you have your hair piddled about with as much as I do…

The first video has my top 5 hair treatments, the second, top 5 serums and the third, my top 5 shine sprays. Shopping lists are below the videos just in case you have trouble working out how to use the pause button!

SEAH Cashmere Cream mask, approx £15. Philip Kingsley Elasticizer, £21.50 from QVC. Moroccanoil Treatment, £29.95 from LookFantastic. Sebastian Penetraitt Treatment Mask, £14.79 from BeautyBay. Tints of Nature Reconstructor, £8.99 from Tints of Nature online.

Trevor Sorbie Lightweight Serum, £5.99 from Boots. Phyto Anti-Frizz Serum, £20.99 from FeelUnique. Davines MELU Serum, £18.30 from SalonSkincare. Kiehl’s Cream with Silk Groom, £15.50 from John Lewis. John Frieda Secret Agent Creme, £4.89 from Boots.

Smooth ‘n Shine Spray On Polisher, £3.99 from Paks’s Cosmetics Online, or Ricky’s in the US. SEAH Blossom Brilliance Shine Spray, £12.55 from FeelUnique. Davines Defining Gloss Spray, £10.50 from SalonSkincare. Umberto Giannini Glamour Puss Crystal Mist, £5.49 from Boots. Moroccanoil Glimmer Shine Spray, £17.85 from HQHair.

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  1. Hanne
    December 30, 2010 / 2:41 pm

    Great post as always! Thank you :)

  2. Elizabeth
    December 30, 2010 / 7:00 pm

    OMG – I’ve just watched you on 4OD’s A Model Life and you came across so lovely that I had to google your name with fingers crossed that you’d been successful. And then I saw all these campaigns and I thought: “Oh, I know that one!” So pleased to see that you have done so incredibly well.

    Love this blog but just wanted to say that that last screenshot looks very rude when you scroll down very quickly lol

  3. SummerBabe
    January 2, 2011 / 9:59 pm

    Hi Ruth, I`m a new follower and this is my first comment ;) I must say I really love your blog, I am stoping by every single day ;)
    Just wanted to ask you which shampoo and conditioner do you use? My hair is very similar to yours so I would really love to know that!

    Have a great evening,


    • January 2, 2011 / 11:30 pm

      It changes a lot, because I’m always testing out new things! At the moment I’m switching between Liz Earle shampoo, with Aveda damage remedy conditioner, and KMS color protect haircare that I got given a load of in New York. Very nice, but I do love the SLS-free shampoos such as Liz Earle and Naked Bodycare… xx

  4. SummerBabe
    January 3, 2011 / 7:23 am

    Thanks Ruth, I also love SLS-free products so I must try those two!
    Have a wonderful day and thanks again for the video, I am loving Philip K. Elestecizer at the moment, I must try that SEAH mask too!

  5. Tora
    April 15, 2011 / 12:27 pm

    I love the Moroccan oil, it is perfect. It lasts ages, don’t need to use a lot, and my hair loves me for it! So I can back up that recommendation 100%!

    Thank you for these! Perfect!

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