Hair Rehab for the Holidays: Repair and Revitalise Your Hair Before the Holiday Rush!


The holiday season, a time of joy, celebration, and... hair despair? As the invites to festive gatherings start pouring in, the dread over dry, damaged locks can start to overshadow the holiday cheer.

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But you're not alone in this hairy situation. The change in weather, coupled with the styling demands of the party season, can wreak havoc on our tresses.

It's high time for some hair rehab and a new Christmas haircare routine!

The Tangled Tale of Holiday Hair Woes

The Tangled Tale of Holiday Hair Woes

Picture this: It's the night before the big Christmas party. You're armed with styling tools, ready to transform your hair into a silky, smooth mane.

But instead of the smooth, manageable locks you envisioned, you're met with a frizzy, unruly mess that seems to have a mind of its own.

The battle with the flat iron begins, each stroke feels like a duel with your rebellious tresses. The humidity of the Aussie summer seems to be mocking your efforts, making victory seem a hair strand away.

And as the time ticks away, the anxiety builds up. Will your hair hold up through the festivities, or will it fall flat before you even step out the door?

It's a scenario that’s all too familiar, right?

Your Hair Revival Guide

Your Hair Revival Guide

The excitement of the holidays often comes with a dash of hair despair, doesn't it? But fret not! Reviving your hair back to its glory doesn't have to be a daunting task.

With the right products and a smidge of tender loving care, saying goodbye to hair woes is well within reach.

Here's your step-by-step guide to hair rehab, ensuring you step into the holiday season with luscious locks that speak volumes.

Step 1: Start with a Clean Slate

Every great journey begins with a single step, and your hair rehab journey is no exception. Kickstart the process with a refreshing cleanse using Davines Love Smooth Shampoo.

Its natural active ingredients work wonders to leave your hair soft, shiny, and prepped for the holidays. It’s like hitting the refresh button but for your hair!

Step 2: Deep Conditioning is Key

A little indulgence goes a long way, especially when it comes to nursing damaged hair. Deep conditioning is your ticket to hydration heaven.

The Keune So Pure Moisturizing Treatment is a holiday gift to your parched locks, hydrating and repairing them back to life.

It's your hair's much-needed drink of water, quenching its thirst for moisture.

Step 3: Say Goodbye to Frizz

Frizz is often the uninvited guest to our holiday hair party. Show it the door with the help of Redken Frizz Dismiss Instant Deflate Oil-In-Serum.

A few drops will smooth things over, making your hair more manageable and ready for holiday hair styling.

Step 4: Strengthen Your Strands

The holiday period often turns into a marathon of hair styling sessions. Prep your hair with Biolage Strength Recovery Strength Repairing Spray.

It’s like a personal trainer for your tresses, fortifying them, making them resilient to styling damage.

Step 5: Lock in the Moisture

Keeping the moisture locked in is like ensuring your hair stays fabulous throughout the festivities. The Milk Shake Integrity Nourishing Muru Muru Butter does just that.

It’s a protective shield, ensuring the moisture doesn’t bid farewell.

Step 6: Finish with a Flair

The final touch! Set your style with Jeval Rain, Hail or Shine Anti-Humidity Spray. This is your insurance for keeping that perfect Christmas hairstyle intact, come rain, hail or the energetic dance floor moves.

Your hair will shine bright, capturing the twinkling lights of the holiday season.

Your Holiday Haircare FAQs

Your Holiday Haircare FAQs

Navigating through the maze of haircare, especially when the holidays are knocking at the door, can be a tad overwhelming.

Here are some answers to the burning questions you might have as you embark on your hair rehab journey.

How early should I start my hair rehab?

The perfect time is now! Starting your hair rehab a few weeks before the holiday rush is akin to giving your tresses a head start.

It’s about setting a solid foundation so that when the holiday hair styling marathon kicks in, your locks are ready to face the heat, quite literally!

What if I have fine hair or curly locks?

Whether you have fine hair that longs for volume or if you're one of those curly girls who crave definition, embracing a haircare routine that caters to your unique hair type is the key.

The holiday period is the perfect time to celebrate your unique tresses, not to battle with them.

Can I gift these products?

Absolutely! Nothing says thoughtful like a bundle of haircare gifts.

Whether it’s a shampoo and conditioner set, a hair mask gift pack, or a hair styling product, you’re not just gifting a product, but a good hair day.

It’s the kind of Christmas gift that keeps on giving, with every fabulous hair flip.

Best part? We have every hair product or gift set you might need!

How can I maintain my holiday hair care routine amidst the rush?

Dedicate a few minutes each day, maybe right before bed or first thing in the morning, to show your hair some love.

Whether it’s a quick massage with some nourishing argan oil or a swift run-through with a detangling brush, every bit helps in keeping your hair fabulous throughout the holiday period.

Are there any quick fixes for unexpected hair mishaps?

For those unforeseen hair mishaps, having a few quick fixes up your sleeve can be a lifesaver. A handy frizz-control serum or a compact hairbrush can go a long way.

And remember, sometimes the chicest hairstyles come from spontaneous fixes. So, embrace the unexpected, and you might just discover your new favourite holiday hairstyle!

Your Turn to Shine



Ready to embark on your hair rehab journey and flaunt fabulous locks this holiday period? Embrace the holiday hair care routine, explore new holiday hairstyles, and don’t forget to share your good hair days with us!

Your vibrant, revitalised hair awaits!

Sheobi is our resident storyteller with a love for all things hair and skin. When not geeking out on the latest beauty finds, she's probably on TikTok and Reddit searching for the next product to add to her skincare routine.