1. Tsubaki Botanical Moist & Manageable Conditioner, $14.90 (450 ml).
Nourish your hair with a moisturising yet lightweight conditioner like this one from Tsubaki’s new botanical range. It’s formulated with beauty ingredients like royal jelly, soy protein and camellia oil to strengthen strands and tackle tangles, preventing your perm from turning into a frizzy mess. Available at Watsons, Welcia-BHG, Don Don Donki and selected Fairprice hyper/supermarkets.
Expert Tip: Condition your hair before shampooing, as it moisturises your hair better and primes your hair for better shampoo distribution.
2. Goldwell StyleSign Curl Splash (Hydrating Gel), $32 (100 ml).
Curls looking a bit limp? Breathe new life into them with this styling gel that helps to hydrate and accentuate curls, giving them more bounce and texture without looking crunchy. Available at selected salons.
3. Briogeo Curl Charisma Rice Amino + Avocado Leave-In Defining Crème, $30 (170 ml).
Formulated with hydrating avocado oil, this leave-in cream works to define your curls and strengthen it against the elements that cause them to become frizzy. It’s also vegan and doesn’t contain silicones, sulphates, parabens or synthetic colour. Available at Sephora.
4. IGK Sunday Funday Texture Foam, $43 (143 ml).
If your curls need a bit of styling, try this mousse texture foam that helps hold your curls in place without drying them out. Start with a small amount and work through your hair from roots to ends if you have short hair, or mid-lengths to ends if you have longer hair. Available at Sephora.
5. L'Oreal Professionnel Pro Fiber Reconstruct Shampoo, $26 (250 ml).
Look out for shampoos that are specifically made for chemically treated hair. This formula works to repair very damaged, sensitised locks which helps rehabilitate your post-perm hair. Available at selected salons.
6. Tresemme Platinum Strength Deep Conditioning Masque, $12.60 (180 ml).
Apply this hair mask every two weeks to keep your curls well moisturised and shiny. It contains an advanced renewing complex to replenish hydration and prevent breakage. Available exclusively at Guardian stores.
7. Kevin.Murphy Leave-In.Repair Treatment (200 ml).
This weightless leave-in treatment is rich in superfood proteins like green pea and jojoba seed oil to repair split ends and and strengthen your hair. Check out more leave-in treatments here. Available at Blow+Bar salons.
8. Aveda Be Curly Curl Enhancer, $48 (200 ml).
Define your curls with this styling creme that’s infused with wheat protein and organic aloe to lock in your perm. Available at TANGS Orchard.
9. John Frieda Frizz Ease Original 6 Effects Serum, $19.90 (50 ml).
Repel humidity, tame frizz and maintain your perm’s manageability with this serum that also works as a heat protectant. Available at Watsons and Guardian stores.
10. OUAI Curl Kit, $74.
Includes a Curl shampoo, Curl conditioner and a soft mousse to purify, hydrate and enhance your waves for a more voluminous, bouncy ‘do. Available at Sephora.
12. Goldwell Kerasilk Reconstruct Conditioner, $43 (200 ml).
This conditioner is enriched with Keratin and Hyaloveil to help your hair regain suppleness, so your curls will always feel soft to the touch. Available at selected salons, like Chez Vous Hair Salon.