Have some time on your hands? It’s the perfect time to put up your feet and give yourself an overdue hair spa right in the comfort of your home. With these easy steps, you can turn your home into a relaxing space to soothe your soul and hair.
What you’ll need:
- Massage Hair Oil
- Towel / Micro Fiber Turbie
- Warm Water
- Hair Mask
- Shower Cap
- Blow Dryer (optional)
- Relaxing music and mood lighting (optional)
Estimated time: 2 hours
Step 1: Ready your mind with some massage oil
Set you your favorite meditative app and put your head in the space for some relaxation. Ready some botanical hair care oil and apply it to your palms then massage your scalp in a circular motion, taking extra time around the crown of your head. Do this for about 15-20 minutes. This will help increase healthy hair growth and will set you in the mood to relax.
For a soothing multi-purpose hair, oil try Lakme K.Therapy Bio-Argan Oil,₱ 1,475. A heavenly blend of Argan oil and Vitamin E, with high linoleic acid and omega 6 content, it adds Neutralizing free radicals and acts as a powerful antioxidant.
Step 2: Give yourself a soothing scalp steam bath
Dip a towel in warm water, wringing out any to remove excess water. Wrap this towel around your head to help the oils to penetrate deep inside the scalp and hair shaft. Keep it wrapped for another 15 to 20 minutes.
Step 3: Time for a deep shampoo cleanse
If you don’t often use a clarifying shampoo now would be a great time to include it into your hair spa day. Massaging your scalp with clarifying shampoo can help remove the excess gunk that’s built up in your hair, allowing it to breath. Take your time with it, sing a song or two to really work the shampoo into your scalp for about 10 minutes. Remember to use lightly luke warm water so as not to bring too much heat onto the scalp.
There are many options for shampoos. For over all purifying, we recommend Davines Naturaltech Detoxifying Shampoo: Revitalizing For Atonic Scalp, ₱ 1,085, that’s best for scalps that need gentle yet intensive cleansing with light exfoliation. For more targeted results check out our selection of shampoos.
Step 4: Revitalize your hair strands with conditioner
Revitalize your hair strands with conditioner and bring smoothness and shine to your strands. After rinsing your hair thoroughly, apply your conditioner as instructed. For best results towel dry your hair first before applying conditioner to the hair strands. Try Davines Essentials MOMO Conditioner: Moisturizing Conditioner for Dry or Dehydrated Hair, ₱ 1,175, made with Cartucciaru melons from Paceco, Italy, -rich in water, vitamins, and mineral salts for intensive hydration. For more sensitized hair try Kérastase Nutritive Lait Vital Conditioner,₱ 2,050, that giving hair optimal nutrition from mid-lengths to ends without weighing it down.
Step 5: Target specific problem areas with hair treatment masks.
As a final step, lock in moisture and target specific problem areas with your favorite hair mask. When applying the mask, don’t forget to emulsify it by rubbing them between your hands vigorously, then coat your hair well. Most hair masks only need about 10-20ml per treatment but read your masks instructions and follow as prescribed. Wrap hair in a towel and take a minimum of 20 minutes to overnight before washing it off. It may take one or two rinses to remove the mask completely, but generally, when the water runs clear you are good to go. Then air-dry your hair thoroughly.
Don’t have a hair mask? Try L'Oreal Serie Expert Absolut Repair Lipidium Masque, ₱ 1,210. It geared at fully reconstructing hair leaving it softer, shinier, and detangled.
More on specialized hair treatments? Visit our selection that includes top premium brands like Davines, L’Oréal Professionel, and Kérastase.
Pro Tip: Apply your favorite face mask then make yourself a soothing cup of tea while to maximize your detoxifying experience.
Step 6: Blow drying your hair for that salon finish (Optional)
If you have a holiday event the same day and need to style it quick, then we suggest you protect your refreshed locks with some heat protection spray. It will protect your hair from the heat and helps to keep any wayward frizz at bay. Try Davines OI All in One Milk: Multi-Benefit Beauty Treatment, ₱ 1,495, that provides heat protection to facilitate blow drying and gives body without weighing hair down
Step 7: Enjoy the feel of your hair!
Congratulations you’ve just given yourself a world-class spa treatment all in the comfort of your home. Time to enjoy your full and happy head of hair.
The holidays may be a good reason to treat yourself to a home hair spa but in case you want a professional to do it, head over to HairMNL Studio. Treat yourself to its many available services, or buy and bring your own bottle of the good stuff and have the team apply it for you. Ask about our services here.