5 Autumn Haircare Hacks

We love a good beauty hack here at #TeamCoco HQ, so we have put together a few simple haircare product hacks, for those of us who like to use our products for more than just what they were intended!

We have chosen 5 haircare products that can be used for a multitude of other beauty and haircare issues, all can be purchased online and some from the high street.

Hack 1 – Fudge Urban Matte Wax

Fudge Urban Matte Wax is a super strong, non-sticky wax for men, it offers maximum texture and has a firm invisible hold, which leaves no residue or flakiness.

But, did you know that if you run out of your favourite brow gel, you can simply grab your spoolie brush and your man’s Fudge Urban Matte Wax and work the product through your brows to keep them in place all day?

Priced at £6.99 (70ml) from Boots an online at www.boots.com, also available at Superdrug, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, and Asda (prices vary).

Hack 2 – Vibrant Sexy Hair Rose Elixir

Vibrant Sexy Hair is delicately formulated with rose and almond oil, from which the Rose Elixir helps to nourish and condition hair by locking in moisture and leaving it soft, smooth and shiny. The added UV filters protect hair colour and vibrancy whilst Vitamin E adds powerful antioxidant benefits.

But, did you know that this wonder-product can also be used as a dry oil mist for the body? Simply spray the mist over areas of dry skin such as elbows, knees, heels, and feet to see the difference.

Priced at £19.95 (5.1fl oz) from Sexy Hair salons nationwide and online at www.lookfantastic.com

Hack 3 – MONAT Restore Leave-in Conditioner

MONAT Restore Leave-in Conditioner contains crobasorb and procataline as hero ingredients, which means that it protects against damaging UV rays whilst boosting natural hair growth and restoring essential nutrients to the scalp.

But, did you know that you can use this leave-in conditioning product on the dry ends of your hair as a finishing product?

Priced at £35 (134ml) from www.monatglobal.com/uk/

Hack 4 – Alteya Organics Bulgarian Rose Water

Alteya Organics Bulgarian Rose Water is known as a skincare fixer. Steam distilled and bottled in the heart of the Valley of Roses in Bulgaria, Alteya’s USDA certified organic rose water is the word’s most exquisite 100% pure, natural, organic flower water. It is used as a cleansing, hydrating and toning water for all skin types, whereby it rejuvenates dull skin and calms after sun exposure. It can also be used in the bath to relieve stress.

But, did you know that you can use Bulgarian Rose Water on the hair to provide essential nutrients and improve shine and natural luster? Just spray daily!

An added hack for Rose Water is that is can also be used as a natural food and drink enhancer in soft drinks and cocktails, and added to vanilla ice cream and cups of tea it will enhance with a floral tone.

Priced at £17.70 (500ml) from www.alteya.co.uk

Hack 5 – Lush Godiva Conditioning Shampoo Bar

The Godiva Conditioning Shampoo Bar by Lush cleans and conditions in one go with a host of nut oils and butter, which then leaves a heady scent of jasmine. Filled with cocoa butter, cupuacu butter, shea butter, camellia oil, organic macadamia nut oil and extra virgin coconut oil this conditioning shampoo.

But, did you know that this shampoo bar can last up to 100 washes, and the hack is that if you use a shampoo bar you are creating a smaller carbon footprint, it has no plastic bottle, is lighter and slimmer than a shampoo bottle, and is the perfect travel sized product?

Priced at £8 (55g bar) from Lush stores and via www.uk.lush.com

Rachel McAlley

Rachel is currently a UK travel writer and beauty writer for House of Coco, she spends most of the week locked away in her country garden studio watching the world whizz by, and most of the weekend whizzing around the UK!

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