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14 Holiday Gifts Perfect for Haircare Lovers


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If lustrous locks are on you or your loved ones’ wish lists, look no further than this collection of handy kits and tools that will tame any type of tresses and offer the gift of glorious hair. From sets that are perfect for sustainably minded recipients to styling wands that make dreams of mermaid curls a reality, this haircare guide has enticing options that will grow on anyone.

Ethica Try Me Kit Hi Res

The perfect gift for those looking to turn back the clock and bring health to the scalp, these effective trios include Anti-Aging Shampoo, Anti-Aging Conditioner, and either Ageless Topical (great for preventative or spot treatments) or Corrective Topical (for advanced aging hair needs). The line is plant based, PETA-certified, cruelty free, and safe for color, keratin, and hair extensions. You can also do good while looking good—Ethica has partnered with Hair To Stay, and part of the proceeds benefit financially challenged cancer patients receiving scalp-cooling treatments.

SAVE ME FROM Hair Despair Tip to Root Hair Reboot Kit ($98)

Give the gift of beautiful hair with this nourishing kit that helps treat all types of damage. Pollution, sun, sweat, product buildup, aging, heat, and chemical treatments can cause hair and scalp damage, and this assortment of personalized hair repair and scalp treatments helps restore and prevent future harm with proven ingredients that restore every hair type, with the versatility to be used as a hair mask and a leave-in styling reconstructor. Apart from saving hair from harm, SAVE ME FROM donates 10 percent of its net income to organizations working towards suicide prevention.

Luseta Beauty Ultimate Bonding Gift Set ($59.99)

Created to provide superior protection and deep conditioning for overly processed and damaged hair, this collection helps to build bonds within each strand of hair, strengthening the entire structure as a whole while improving the appearance of texture and shine. The set features every product in Luseta’s Perfect Bonding Collection, which includes shampoo, conditioner, restoring leave-in cream, and a reusable shower cap. Those who did lots of damage to their hair in the past (hello flat-ironed bangs back in the day) will appreciate not only the amazing hair results but also the cute ‘90s-inspired packaging. 

Philip B. Weightless Weekender Travel Kit ($60)

This limited-edition, travel-friendly kit valued at $84 contains all the essentials need to achieve volumized, hydrated, and bouncy hair anywhere. It includes TSA-friendly sizes of Peppermint Avocado Shampoo, Weightless Volumizing Shampoo, Weightless Volumizing Conditioner, and Weightless Conditioning Water.

Unwrapped Life The Hydrator Shampoo & Conditioner Bars Travel Set ($32)

Eco-minded haircare aficionados will love these bars that are perfect for dry and curly/kinky hair. The bars support hair right down to the root and expertly combine moisture- and shine-enhancing vitamin B-rich colloidal oatmeal and vitamin C-rich amla oil, used in Ayurvedic medicine to improve scalp and follicle condition. With a concentrated blend of essential oils and healing ingredients, these solid-form bars are sure to hydrate strands for a refreshed ‘do all season long.

Maria Nila Holiday Box 2021 Structure Repair ($60)

Just as the Nordic brown bear faces challenges, so does our hair, which is why this holiday box, featuring a charming bear design, is an ideal solution for those looking to protect and fortify their hair. Structure Repair strengthens; Cream Heat rebuilds damaged hair, prevents split ends, and adds subtle shine; and Heat Spray provides moisture to protect the hair and has a fresh-fruity, floral scent of peach, apple, and rose. Plus, Colour Guard Complex helps preserve the color by protecting hair from UV radiation and free radicals.

Urban Betty Haircare Shampoo ($28) and Conditioner ($32)

Urban Betty Haircare is a line of shampoo and conditioner founded by Chelle Neff, an entrepreneur, advocate, and founder of Austin-favorite Urban Betty Salon. After suffering from migraines triggered by the scents that surround us in everyday life, Neff set out to create a clean, sustainable, and high-quality option for others like herself. Urban Betty Haircare’s shampoo and conditioner are free of phthalates, sulfates, silicones, parabens, dyes, pore-clogging oils, and formaldehyde/formaldehyde releasers. They are also gluten-free, soy-free, and not tested on animals. The products come in Unscented and Lavender Blossom scent, and 1 percent of all Urban Betty Haircare profits are dedicated to Big Austin, a local organization providing financing and development opportunities to women entrepreneurs in central Texas.

Eva NYC Lazy Jane Air Dry Duo ($25)

This dynamic duo delivers easy-going, air-dried hair perfection with a heat-free styling routine for straight, wavy, or curly hair. The unique, texture-enhancing formula starts styling in the shower by giving grip to roots, adding body and thickness, moisturizing, and taming frizz for perfectly tousled hair, sans blow dryer. The products are safe to use on keratin, Brazilian, and color-treated hair, and are certified cruelty-free through Leaping Bunny, certified vegan, and certified GMO-free and are also free of sulfates, parabens, phthalates, SLES, MIT/MCIT, mineral oil, nanoparticles, triclosan, triclocarban, BHT, BHA, oxybenzone, and benzophenone. Plus, the packaging is made from 100 percent recyclable aluminum. ​

SHAZ & KIKS Balancing Act Duo Set ($75)

SHAZ & KIKS products are based in the Indian Ayurvedic science, and this effective bundled set includes Clay Hair Cleanser, which helps unclog the scalp and gently cleanses without stripping, and Naram Conditioner, which moisturizes tresses. The ingredients are indigenous to the Indian subcontinent and primarily sourced from native regions, and the brand partners with small Indian farming communities who grow and harvest these plant ingredients using sustainable practices. The raw ingredients are easy to grow, multi-use, and have short harvest cycles, making them reliable source for the farmers' livelihoods.

Odele Hair We Go Again Kit ($15)

These TSA-compliant, clean, vegan essentials perfect for those on-the-go. The kit includes Smoothing Shampoo, Smoothing Conditioner, and Air Dry to ensure moisture, shine, and confidence that the recipient is not going to be stuck using something less than ideal upon arrival during their travels. As a bonus, the trio comes with a limited-edition, versatile Baggu tote.

Bombay Hair Tamanna Hair Waver Tool ($100)

Those looking to create perfect mermaid curls will love this cool, easy-to-use styling tool created as a partnership with Bombay and beauty icon and educator, Tamanna Roashan (aka @DressYourFace). The perfect addition to any styling tool collection, curls are easily created by simply clamping and releasing to reveal a voluminous tide of waves every time. As an added bonus, all of Bombay’s wands are interchangeable, so this can be the beginning of a glorious collection of trendy tools that includes wands, irons, flat irons, and styling kits.

Neuma Harmony in Pattern neuMoisture Gift Set ($58)

Give the gift of incredible moisture to deliver a healthy shine and glow with this kit that includes neuMoisture Shampoo, Condition, and Intensive Masque. This trio refreshes, smooths and conditions hair; enhances body and adds shine; helps shield against UV and heat damage; and nourishes and promotes a healthy scalp. Plus, the lightweight formula is perfect for all hair and scalp types.

Grow Gorgeous The Gift of Thicker Tresses ($58)

Ideal for fine, thin, and flat hair, this dreamy kit is ideal for those seeking fuller hair for the holiday party season and beyond. This luxe holiday gift set includes a full-sized bottle of bestselling Hair Density Serum Intense, a transformative, supercharged elixir that thickens sparse strands by up to 13 percent in as little as four weeks, as well as miniatures of the bestsellers from the Intense range—Thickening Shampoo, Thickening Conditioner and Thickening Hair & Scalp Mask, all of which work together in harmony to leave hair visibly fuller. The Intense range is infused with clinically proven caffeine-charged essentials that wake hair up at the roots, while decadent scents and indulgent textures ignite the senses. All products in the vegan and gluten-free line are formulated without parabens, sulphates, silicones, phthalates, or mineral oil.

Curlsmith’s Style & Sleigh Kit ($25)

This set of travel-sized styling products includes the Hold Me Softly Style Balm, Curl Defining Styling Souffle, and the In-Shower Style Fixer. Perfect for achieving any holiday look, this kit is a complete styling solution for all curl types. Souffle is perfect for a bouncy wash-and-go look, Fixer is fabulous for a sleek updo, and Balm is best for a loose, fluffy bun. The products can also be mixed and layered to create endless inspired hairstyles.


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About The Author

Julie is the co-founder of Well Defined and a longtime influencer and advocate in the wellness world. Along with her work at Well Defined, she is an executive recruiter and marketing specialist for Hutchinson Consulting. She is also a consultant and content strategist for numerous wellness brands. She is the former editor-in-chief and publisher of American Spa and was named a 2019 Folio Top Woman in Media in the Industry Trailblazers category and a 2018 winner of ISPA’s Innovate Award. She is also a seasoned journalist, specializing in spa, travel, health, fitness, wellness, sustainability, and beauty. She has been published in Departures,, E! Online,, Insider’s Guide to Spas, Luxury Travel Advisor, Marin Magazine, Ocean Home, Smart Meetings, Spa Asia, and Travel Agent.