Hair care gifts for everyone in your orbit

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Whether you’re shopping for the festive season or picking up a birthday present for your pal, finding the ideal gift isn’t always the easiest — especially when your ‘to buy for’ list is almost as long as the queue to get onto the Glastonbury ticket sales site.  

While we sadly haven’t cracked the Glasto ticket code (yet!), we can help you out with your gift giving dilemma, using our beauty know-how to share all the inspiration you need, to suit every giftee and budget. Take these earth-friendly presents (sure to put a smile on the face of your ‘those wipes aren’t biodegradable’ bestie) for example, or these stocking fillers (read: thrillers) that you might end up keeping all to yourself. 

As for your tress-obsessed sister/cousin/colleague — we’ve got something for them, too! From strand-saving sets to volumising must-haves, add these hair care gifts to your basket and simply wait for those ‘OMG thank you so much’ texts to roll in… 


Designed to give the head a total overhaul, Hair Rituel by Sisley’s Pump Up The Volume set stars a selection of the brand’s bestsellers. 

Formulated to gently cleanse the scalp and hair, The Revitalizing Volumizing Shampoo draws on a blend of oils (including shea, camellia and hazelnut) to smooth strand cuticles, improve shine and limit dehydration. Next, The Cream 230 saves stressed hair by protecting fibers from heat-styling tools, leaving strands stronger and looking silky. Last, but certainly not least, The Volumizing Spray, made with texture-enhancing boswellia gum and shine-inducing pro-vitamin B5, injects some much-needed (and immediate) volume. 


Coming from the mind of hair guru to the stars, Chris Appleton, and industry experts, Color WOW, the Color WOW Money Masque is a one-way ticket to salon-worth results at home. 

Designed to work wonders on all hair types (especially those craving a big glug of moisture), this conditioning mask targets hair cuticles to deliver nourishment right at the cortex — ensuring long-lasting hydration and that enviable red carpet-ready, glossy finish. Oh, and did we mention it’s the perfect size to slip into a stocking? Silky, healthy hair, right this way… 


A true treat for the hair lover in your life, Coco & Eve’s Bond Repair and Restore Kit arrives in a cute case and comes with a tropical-themed microfibre towel. 

But that’s not all, as inside you’ll find even more wonders, like the brand’s Bond Building Pre-Shampoo Treatment — cleverly created to repair not one, not two, but three structural strand bonds to support healthier-looking hair from root to tip. And, let’s not forget the brand’s Like A Virgin Super Hydrating Shampoo and Cream Conditioner duo, which draws on the strengthening power of coconut and avocado oils (plus protective botanical oils) to reveal softer, smoother hair. 


Also coming from Coco & Eve, the Coco & Eve Hair Treats Kit makes the ideal stocking filler (even if that stocking is your own). 

Formulated with a combination of biomimetic ceramides, hyaluronic acid, keratin and botanicals from the tropical climes of Bali, the Sweet Repair Hair Mask is a conditioning formula that tackles damage at root level to repair strength and elasticity to your locks. Likewise, The Like a Virgin Hair Mask is an intensive, 5-in-1 treatment infused with raw virgin coconuts, conditioning fig and nurturing shea butter to hydrate, detangle and impart a glossy shine. 


Want to find a OUAI onto their nice list? Do just that with the Get-A-OUAI Kit from, you guessed it, OUAI. 

Starring two of the brand’s bestsellers in travel-ready sizes (hey, it’s never too early to start planning that summer holiday) this kit blends hair-loving ingredients with expert know-how to unveil enviable shine. Made with apple cider vinegar, the Let The Detox Shampoo helps to remove stubborn hard water deposits and impurities, while the gloss-giving Hair Oil is the secret to styling with ease (and also ensuring hair is protected from damaging UV rays). 


Of course, no hair care roundup would be complete without an appearance from OLAPLEX, the fan-favourite brand best known for its Bond Building Technology. 

Enter: the OLAPLEX Strong Days Ahead Hair Kit. Promising to strengthen strands, this set boasts a routine suitable for all hair types and anyone who’s looking to start their hair repair journey. Inside you’ll find the must-have No.3 Treatment, formulated to repair damage and leave hair stronger after the very first use. Up next? OLAPLEX’s Shampoo and Conditioner (AKA No.4 and No.5), both infused with that all important Bond Building Technology to hydrate and nourish locks like never before. 




Jade Biggs

Jade Biggs

Senior Copywriter

Having spent much of her career in the world of glossy magazines, Jade is one of Cult Beauty's Senior Copywriters. As well as a passion for all-things-words (she can — and will, if asked — write a dissertation on fake tan), she has heaps of skin care and beauty know-how (including how to achieve the perfect winged eyeliner again and again... and again). When she’s not applying fake tan or admiring her knife-sharp liner, she’s an adoring mum to four feline fur babies, hunting down inspiration for her next set of acrylic nails or watching endless episodes of reality TV.

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