10 brands for ad hoc hair

From serums and tools to hair dye and treatments, keep these 10 brands in your beauty arsenal and be ready for whatever that bad hair day throws at you.

Green People Quinoa and Avocado Hair Serum

This volumising, natural hair serum, formulated with 96 per cent certified organic ingredients, provides light hold and touchable softness. Quinoa protein delivers weightless volume, shine and bounce and avocado oil is rich in antioxidants that powerfully condition and reverse damage. 

Schwarzkopf Brilliance Couture

Schwarzkopf Brilliance Couture is a permanent hair colour range with rich and high fashion colours, inspired by the haute-couture ateliers from Paris. It is formulated with two diamond glaze sealers for visibly long-lasting colour, shine and vibrancy for up to nine weeks. 

Less is More Elderflower Salt Spray

Helping to create tousled beach waves, structure and soft hold, this styling spray offers volume and body with a matte finish. It is ideal for use for up-dos and braids, particularly for fine, straight hair. 

Toppik Hairbuilding Fibres

These hair fibres blend undetectably with existing hair to create the appearance of naturally thick and full hair. The fibres instantly fill in sparse areas, conceal hair loss, touch-up roots between colouring, cover extension tracks and make fine hair look full. 

Rock & Ruddle Boar Bristle Acorns & Butterflies Brush – Large

Rock & Ruddle Boar Bristle Acorns & Butterflies Brush - Large is designed with boar bristles and distributes oils throughout hair. Each tuft includes one nylon strand to separate, detangle and smooth hair.

Hask UnWined Rose Wine 10-in-1 Leave-In Spray

This leave-in hair styling spray is formulated with grape seed oil and wine extracts, helping to restore the strength and appearance of colour-treated hair. The ingredients work together to condition hair while leaving behind the crisp scent of rose florals, and sweet fruits like watermelon and strawberries.

Schwarzkopf Extra Care Styling Texture Styling Hairspray

This easy to brush out, no stick hairspray has a caring, lightweight formula that protects hair from drying out, while delivering a 48 hour extra strong hold. It is formulated with biotin boost complex to give fullness and rich texture. 

Michel Mercier Mini Brush – Normal

Michel Mercier Mini Brush - Normal is a hair brush with an easy to use, easy to carry and easy to store mini design. It helps with combing, fast detangling, painless brushing and minimises hair fall out.

SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl & Shine Conditioner

The SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus range is ideal for thick, curly and textured hair, helping to control frizz and flyaways. Key ingredients include certified organic shea butter, coconut oil, silk protein and neem oil.

L'Oréal Paris Hair Expertise EverStrong Strengthening and Repairing Hair Mask

L'Oréal Paris Hair Expertise EverStrong Strengthening and Repairing Hair Mask helps to strengthen and repair damaged locks. The sulphate-free formula works to deeply penetrate the hair fibre for softer, thicker hair and contains rosemary oil to nourish and lightly scent the hair.