Looking to add a little spring to your step this month? Then start with your hair.

To help revitalise or knock a few years off, we too often invest a lot of time and money in anti-aging creams for our skin. But tending to damaged hair is equally important and effective in creating that fresh and youthful look. We’ve a lot of hair care favourites, and our five best hair products will make life and your hair care needs a little easier this January.    

Aussie Miracle Nourish

Aussie Miracle Nourish Shampoo, €5.29, Boots  Aussie Miracle Nourish Shampoo, €5.29, Boots

Aussie shampoo has been an all time favourite of ours. For us it’s a household staple; packed with scented, exotic ingredients that turn heads the minute you enter a room. The latest addition to the Aussie team, Miracle Nourish, is the Australian brand’s way of giving your hair a great big hug. And we all need a lot of those. With ingredients like Blue Mountain eucalyptus and avocado oil extract, this shampoo is nothing short of, well, a miracle. It adds bounce and lasting volume to your hair while making you smell like you’ve just popped back from the spa. Team up your shampoo with conditioner to detangle your tresses. Once a week you can inject some more Aussie magic into your hair with the 3 Minute Miracle Nourish treatment for extra shine and body.

Voya

Voya Hair Gift Set, €45.00, Voya Voya Hair Gift Set, €45.00, Voya

For a natural and therapeutic hair product, Voya is the ideal choice. Owing its origins to the seaweed baths of the Walton family on the Wild Atlantic, Voya is a resilient brand based an on organic and environmentally friendly ethos. We say yes please to infusing our hair with ethically minded products. Thankfully Voya has added hair care to their sumptuous seaweed collection. Silky by Nature Shampoo is enriched with vitamins and minerals, sure to have your hair not only shining but singing with joy. The organic ingredients add natural nourishment, body and strength. After lathering up with shampoo, rinse and de-stress with the comforting Forget me Knot conditioner. It’s light, and liquidy formula makes hair sleeker and wonderfully scented with lavender and rosemary. Infused with vitamin E, B5 and anti-static properties, the conditioner is perfect for protecting your hair from environmental damage and keeping it static free.

Faith in Nature

Brave Botanicals Shampoo, €7.79, Holland and Barrett Brave Botanicals Shampoo, €7.79, Holland and Barrett

Vegan, cruelty-free, powered by plants. Need we say anymore? Faith in Nature is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to crafting ethical products that care for our bodies and the environment. Rivka Rose, the founder of Faith in Nature, has built the company of staying true to her belief that plants can heal. Her latest addition Brave Botanicals Moisture Boost is a triumph for cleansing, hydrating and revitalising damaged hair. We especially enjoy Coconut and Frangipani Moisture Boost as it transports us far away from Ireland’s rainy skies, and over to the Caribbean.   

Trilogy

Trilogy Smooth and Nourish Shampoo and conditioner €15.95, Nourish Trilogy Smooth and Nourish Shampoo and conditioner €15.95, Nourish

Trilogy’s organic Rosehip oil is something of a mini miracle for plumping and fighting off fine lines, so it didn’t take much to convince us to try Trilogy’s hair care range. Their shampoo and conditioner are enriched with rosehip oil which soothes the scalp and dry hair. It also contains Keracyn, a vitamin and antioxidant rich artichoke extract that gives strength to hair fibres. The conditioner creates a glossy, smooth look. As for flyaways? What flyaways. This Trilogy tag team is an indulgent must.   

Aveda Invati Scalp Revitalizer

Invati Scalp revitalizer, €59.00, Brown Thomas Invati Scalp revitalizer, €59.00, Brown Thomas

Winter, hormones, and using harsh chemicals can take its toll on our hair, not to mention stress. The Invati scalp revitalizer by Aveda has been tried and tested by us, and we love it. Hair fall can come a cropper at any stage in our lives, and this little gem is a small but mighty product for tackling it. Packed with ayurvedic ingredients such as turmeric and ginseng, Invati helps thicken your hair at its roots and can stimulate hair growth. When combined with the Invati shampoo and conditioner, many customers have seen their hair improve. It has a calming aroma, and with only a few sprays it can give you and your hair a much-deserved confidence boost.

Words by Jenna Meade