The Best Products To Keep Your Hair Smooth | People Magazine

The Best Products To Keep Your Hair Smooth

DON’T you just hate it when winter kicks in and it brings along with it annoying hair problems? During winter hair finds it harder to retain moisture, making it brittle and prone to breaking and damage, not to mention the frizz and static that often comes along with your winter wardrobe. However, these are all problems that can be avoided with ease as long as you have the right hair arsenal. We’ve made it easy with these must-haves.

Structure Smooth Shock: R420, Joico

UNMANAGEABLE  hair belongs in the past! Say hello to sexy, smooth hair with a luxurious foam enriched with Abyssinian oil that leaves hair feeling super soft & conditioned. It also smooths hair & tames flyaways. It’s ideal for those who are over their unmanageable hair and want shiny, soft & silky smooth hair. Smooth through the hair and pay particular attention to drier ends. Bombshell bonus: it leaves hair gorgeously scented too!


Frizz Ease Forever Smooth Shampoo: R119, By John Frieda, Clicks

SPECIALLY formulated with a frizz immunity complex and pure coconut oil to help hair combat frizz, the unique shampoo builds up hair’s resistance to frizzing. Over time locks will become sleeker and more manageable. It’s also safe to use on colour-treated hair.


Styling Half Paddle Hair Brush: R264, Tangle Teezer

TAKE hair from knotted and messy, to glamorous and smooth with the help of Tangle Teezer’s Styling Paddle brush. The innovative design, which includes special bristles, allows free-flow tension that glides through hair without any tugging and pulling, leaving you with a professionally blow-dried look. It also eliminates excess moisture, thus leaving you with hair full of volume and shine.

Wonder Treatment:  R247, Indola

IT’S in the name. Wonder Treatment is just that. The 10-in-1 visible benefits include: instant shine and smoothness, reduction of split ends, a feather-light formula that doesn’t weigh hair down, it protects from UV rays and colour fading, it controls static & frizz while also detangling for sensationally smooth, shiny, strong, protected, vibrantly beautiful hair.

BC Bonacure Color Freeze Spray Conditioner: R316, Schwarzkopf

WHEN used as a styling aid, Bonacure Color Freeze Spray Conditioner infuses the hair with additional moisture that automatically means less frizz to worry about. Yay! The breakthrough Color Freeze formula seals the hair’s surface, glazing pigments in place for long-lasting colour and maximum shine giving the hair’s surface a polished effect down to every single strand. At last, you can freeze-frame vibrant shades.


Expert Selection Keratin Smooth Shine Oil: R84.99, Tresemme

TOO often, it feels like we have to settle for products that either smooth, detangle, boost shine or control frizz, but sacrifice movement. Enter Keratin Smooth Shine Oil. With Keratin and Marula oil from Africa, it gives you 5 smoothing benefits: fights frizz, detangles knots, sealing in all the head-turning shine, adds softness and tames fly-aways for hair that’s silky, but still full of natural movement.

System Professional Smoothen Mask: R336, Wella

WE all have the need for a pamper sesh every once in a while, but this smoothing mask gives you the excuse to indulge in a bit of hair TLC once a week. Powered by Wella’s innovative EnergyCode Complex, the hair mask penetrates deep into rebellious, unruly or curly hair to detangle knots and fight flyaways, while leaving it more responsive to styling. Hair is smooth, sleek and frizz-free from root to tip.

Healing Smooth Smoother Straightening Balm: R310, Lanza

USING a non-chemical method to calm unruly waves and curls will keep hair looking its healthiest. Healing Smooth Smoother Straightening Balm blocks humidity and stops frizz whilst helping to maintain a healthy internal moisture level. The lightweight balm reduces drying time and boasts moisturising shea butter and shine enhancing mangosteen. It adds a wonderful glossy sheen to hair while helping to straighten out curls and waves.



I am Beauty Editor at People Magazine and a make-up artist. I have worked with many celebrities, including, Phumeza Mdaba, Boity, Zuraida Jardine and Rolene Strauss. I always knew I would work in magazines, as I grew up in publishing (my parents are publishers). When I’m not writing beauty or following my passion for make-up, I can be found reading and spending time with family and friends. I am also a tea-lover

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