Thursday , 14 December 2017

13 Best Hair Serums in India

13 Best Hair Serums in IndiaBad hair days are upsetting. They are shabby, dry, frizzy, just not set right- quite so much like the hair causing it itself. How wonderful would it be to have the perfect sleek and beautifully set hair every single day? Like you just stepped out of the salon after an expensive bill spent on the most relaxing hair spa to get amazing hair. Was that a sigh? Just dreams, aren’t they? Well, the good news is that they do not have to be a dream altogether. Picture perfect hair 24×7, obviously great expectations there. Beautiful and healthy looking silky hair every day- definitely yes! Enter: Hair Serums to the rescue! Here we have a list of 13 Best Hair Serums in India which works the magic on your tresses to make them stay gorgeous all day long. Read on…

What are hair serums?

Hair serums are a boon in the world of trichology. This silicon-based liquid, coats the hair and nourishes it from within. In simple words, a hair serum protects, adds lustre and keeps hair healthy. Different hair serums in India have varied product combinations to serve various purposes. Overall, the goal is the same – protect the hair from damage and add a glossy finish that is oil-free.

You can warm up some hair serum between your palms and apply it along the length of your hair (without touching the scalp), immediately after hair wash or you can use the hair serum just prior to styling. As mentioned earlier, each product will come with a different package of claims and ingredients. Some hair serums are more like a nourishing oil, except that they do not let your hair soaking with a greasy look. While some come with a load full of benefits, such as; protection against dust, pollution, humidity, heat damage from using hair styling appliances, UV protection, anti-frizz properties, etc. The choice is yours, to pick the product that would suit your need the best. That being said, here are the best choices of hair serums for you to make a wise pick from.

1. The Body Shop Grapeseed Glossing Serum

The Body Shop Grapeseed Glossing Serum-lifestylicaThis super-light hair serum comes with the benefits of Grapeseed and Sesame Oil. While grapeseed with its essential fatty acids content, promises to strengthen and nourish hair right from the shaft, the sesame oil gives a beautiful non-greasy shine to the hair. A small amount of this product goes a long way. The fragrance is divine with its citrus infused aroma, and the product is extremely light on the hair and does not leave any residue (as it claims!). Good to be used on wet hair, towel dried hair, or just before using any styling appliance. Above all, The Body Shop Grapeseed Glossing Serum transforms dry and frizzy hair into the perfectly manageable, tangle-free, glossy hair you’ve been dreaming of having. It is a perfect choice of hair serum that one wouldn’t regret!

Pros of The Body Shop Grapeseed Glossing Serum:

  • Extremely light on hair
  • Little goes a long way
  • Makes hair glossy, shiny and conditioned
  • Acts as a setting agent
  • Pleasant fragrance

Cons:

  • Those with fine hair or short hair might have to be careful with the amount of product used
  • Pricey (however, a small amount of the product goes a long way)

2. Toni & Guy Glamour Serum Drops

Toni & Guy Glamour Serum Drops-lifestylicaGlamorous locks throughout the day are yours with the  Toni & Guy Glamour Serum Drops. The product has a pleasant lingering fragrance and lives up to its claim of leaving hair frizz-free. Take few drops of the product (package says 2-3 drops, but thicker and longer hair needs about 5-6 drops), warm it between your palms and run it smoothly along the length of your hair. Polished, silky and refreshed hair is all yours! Works brilliantly on wet as well as dry hair. The effect lasts until the next wash and the results are extremely impressive. The product comes in a glass bottle and is very thick in consistency, but, surprisingly, it spreads easily, gets absorbed into hair like a dream and does not leave traces on your fingers. These serum drops do not let your hopes down.

Pros of Toni & Guy Glamour Serum Drops:

  • Spreads easily
  • Makes hair shiny, conditioned and polished looking!
  • Prevents frizz and flyaways
  • Does not make hair oily or greasy- at all!
  • Pleasant fragrance and effect of product last until next wash

Cons:

  • Glass packaging is not travel-friendly
  • Quantity provided not satisfactory

3. Wella Professionals Mirror Polish Finish Shine Serum

Wella Professionals Mirror Polish Finish Shine Serum-lifestylicaIf perfect control over your hair and mirror-like shine are your top priority, Wella Professionals Mirror Polish Finish Shine Serum is the one you should turn too. The spray type serum claims to keep hair frizz free with parlour like mirror polish finish! And the hair serum stays true to its promise. The product is light like water, smells like mild shampoo, does not leave residue and can be sprayed onto unmanageable hair anytime, anywhere.

Pros of Wella Professionals Mirror Polish Finish Shine Serum:

  • Extremely light product
  • Leaves hair glossy and shiny, instantly
  • Spray type serum
  • Travel-friendly packaging

Cons:

  • Expensive

4. Matrix Biolage Smoothing Hair Serum

Matrix Biolage Smoothing Hair Serum-lifestylicaBattling with extremely dry and frizzy hair that throws a tantrum while detangling? To manage this issue, we would suggest Matrix Biolage Smoothing Hair Serum. The product comes with the goodness of Grapeseed oil and Avocado and therefore aims to condition and nourish hair. The ingredients are from botanical extracts and that ensures your tresses are safe even on the long run. Slightly thick in consistency, smells pleasant, spreads easily, makes hair smooth and soft, and detangles knots easily. This serum can be used on wet or dry hair, however, it is better for those with oily hair or oily scalp to avoid this product. It does leave hair greasy even for the wee bit amount taken extra during application. If extremely dry hair and frizz are your concerns, only then this one is the right pick.

Pros of Matrix Biolage Smoothing Hair Serum:

  • Makes hair smooth and soft
  • Little goes a long way
  • Botanical ingredients makes it safe to use
  • Decently priced product

Cons

  • Makes hair greasy. Not suitable for oily hair and scalp

5. BioSilk Silk Therapy Serum

BioSilk Silk Therapy Serum-lifestylicaFor hair that looks and feels as smooth as silk, instantly, you should opt for the BioSilk Silk Therapy Serum. The product is light, spreads easily and true to its claims leaves hair looking (and feeling!) glossy, smooth and silky. Hair looks revitalized and full of life almost instantly after use. The product works well wet and dry hair and certainly acts as a good protectant even during dry, cold and humid climate (as promised). One drop is more than enough, and we insist you remember that since it can make hair go limp the very next day. The smell is slightly strong due to its alcohol content, but it wears off quickly once applied to hair. The results are impressive that you might even skip on hair styling.

Pros of BioSilk Silk Therapy Serum:

  • Light on hair
  • Impressive results
  • Makes like silky smooth!
  • Works good irrespective of troublesome climatic conditions

Cons:

  • Silicones and alcohol content could be harmful to hair on the long run
  • Expensive
  • Makes hair greasy the next day when overused

6. L’Oreal Smooth Intense Instant Smoothing Serum

L’Oreal Smooth Intense Instant Smoothing Serum-lifestylicaSmooth and soft hair instantly that lasts all day long is a definite yes with L’Oreal Smooth Intense Instant Smoothing Serum. The serum works a little magic on coarse, dry and frizzy hair, making it manageable and with an exceptionally impressive shine as a bonus. The product is light, spreads easily and has a wonderful floral fragrance. The big hit here is that it does not make hair or scalp greasy or oily. It can be applied on dry hair before or after styling. The product is decently priced and stays true to all its claims. It is indeed a great hair serum to bank on for each one of your bad hair days.

Pros of L’Oreal Smooth Intense Instant Smoothing Serum:

  • Makes hair smooth and shiny instantly
  • Pleasant floral fragrance
  • Does not make hair greasy or oily
  • Affordable
  • Perfect choice for frizzy and coarse hair

7. Dove Anti-frizz Nourishing Oil Care Serum

Dove Anti-frizz Nourishing Oil Care Serum-lifestylicaControl frizzy hair and add a beautiful lustre and bounce to your tresses with Dove Anti-frizz Nourishing Oil Care Serum. The benefits of essential oils for hair and ‘nourishing oil care content’ is an obvious bonus. Apart from that, the serum also works equally well. The product is to be applied on damp hair, however, dry hair application also works. There is an immediate lift to hair volume and a lustre filled shine! Makes hair look healthy and absolutely controls frizz like a pro. The fragrance is pleasant and the serum does not make hair look greasy (provided the application is done using considerable amounts). This gentle hair serum is another favourite choice of many.

Pros of Dove Anti-frizz Nourishing Oil Care Serum:

  • Goodness of oils
  • Controls frizz
  • Makes hair smooth, soft and touchable
  • Pleasant fragrance
  • Light on hair

Cons:

  • Pricey
  • Might make hair greasy for oily hair and scalp

8. Khadi Smooth and Silk Herbal Hair Serum

Khadi Smooth and Silk Herbal Hair Serum-lifestylicaBring back life to dull and dry hair with the perfect hair diet within Khadi Smooth and Silk Herbal Hair Serum. The product contains Tea Tree Oil, Vitamin E, Jojoba Oil and Almond Oil; each one promising a whole lot of benefits for your hair. Lustre filled shine, smooth and silky hair texture, UV protection, hair fall prevention and more to the list is all yours. The serum has a very watery consistency and spreads easily along hair length. A little goes a long way so that might lead you to skip on its expensive pricing. However, it does leave hair looking slightly oily and greasy, therefore those with dry and coarse hair alone can resort to this serum. It does add and instant shine to the tresses and makes hair extremely manageable and tangle free.

Pros of Khadi Smooth and Silk Herbal Hair Serum:

  • Keeps hair tangle free
  • Adds instant shine
  • Natural ingredients and benefits of various oils

Cons:

  • Expensive
  • Makes hair oily

9. Livon Moroccan Silk Serum

Livon Moroccan Silk Serum-lifestylicaFor an everyday hair serum, that keeps tangles and flyaways at bay, we would recommend Livon Moroccan Silk Serum. The product comes at an affordable pricing, despite the Moroccan Argan Oil content (which is impressive!). Additionally, it offers UV protection and promises hair nourishment. The consistency of the product is slightly runny and might leave a little bit of residue on hands or fingers. It spreads easily on hair, adds lustre and shine, makes hair smooth and touchable and keeps it tangle free for the day! Working wonders on frizzy hair is not what the product claims and it hasn’t been found to do so as well. The fragrance could be overpowering for some. Otherwise, this product is good to go on your next purchase.

Pros of Livon Moroccan Silk Serum:

  • Makes hair smooth and tangle free
  • Light on hair
  • Argan Oil, Vitamin E content, and UV filters
  • Affordable
  • Non-sticky

Cons:

  • Overpowering fragrance
  • Not suitable for extremely dry hair

10. Giovanni Frizz Be Gone Anti-Frizz Hair Serum

Giovanni Frizz Be Gone Anti-Frizz Hair Serum-lifestylicaThose with a thick unruly mane that needs to be tamed will be grateful to find Giovanni Frizz Be Gone Anti-Frizz Hair Serum. This product is a miracle worker, true to each one of its claims. Being thick in consistency makes it easy for application evenly along the thick and rough hair. Yet, it does not leave any residue and gets absorbed into hair easily. The serum ensures frizz is kept absolutely under control and it does all this with the infusion of organic products alone! This one, is a must check out.

Pros of Giovanni Frizz Be Gone Anti-Frizz Hair Serum:

  • Keeps hair soft, smooth and frizz-free
  • Organic products
  • Does not leave residue
  • Does not make scalp or hair oily

Cons:

  • Packaging inconvenient

11. Organix Moroccan Argan Oil Penetrating Serum

Organix Moroccan Argan Oil Penetrating Serum-lifestylicaReverse all damage caused to hair from heat, harsh climate, pollutants (and even product overdose), with the wonderful healing benefits of Argan Oil of Morocco. The Organix Moroccan Argan Oil Penetrating Serum is a winner when it comes to renewing life to dry and damaged hair. The product is available for fine and brittle hair and as well as for dry and coarse hair. The consistency of the product can be placed between that of an oil and serum. It spreads easily and the fragrance is divine! True to its claims, the serum keeps hair soft, smooth, shiny and helps to tame flyaways as well! If you are looking at keeping hair healthy and beautiful with one product, this is it!

Pros of Organix Moroccan Argan Oil Penetrating Serum:

  • Makes hair healthy, renewed, damage free, soft and shiny
  • Amazing fragrance
  • Does not leave product build up
  • Benefits of Argan Oil

12. Streax Pro Hair Serum VITA GLOSS

Streax Pro Hair Serum VITA GLOSS-lifestylicaHere is yet another expert at frizz control that comes with an extremely affordable price tag. The Streax Pro Hair Serum VITA GLOSS is a promising hair serum from the professional Streax brand and it does an excellent job at living up to its claims. The serum can be used on wet or dry hair and has been found to be useful even while styling. The product imparts an immediate shine and lustre to the hair and keeps it oily-free as well. Vitamin E infused within the product is an added bonus to maintain healthy hair through this serum.

Pros of Streax Pro Hair Serum VITA GLOSS:

  • Keeps hair shiny and frizz-free
  • Vitamin E infused
  • Travel-friendly packaging
  • Affordable pricing

13. Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Anti-Frizz Serum

Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Anti-Frizz Serum-lifestylicaFor a sleek and shiny hair that is tangle free and manageable all day long, you can resort to Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Anti-Frizz Serum. The serum works effortlessly in keeping hair shiny and glossy until the next wash. You can use this as a leave-in serum to maintain glossy hair, to manage frizz, as a post styling serum, etc. The fragrance that it imparts to the hair is somewhat fruity and citrus, pleasant enough to be happy with. The packaging is also comfortable and travel-friendly. The only thing to watch out for is the amount you used during application since it tends to leave hair oily.

Pros of Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Anti-Frizz Serum:

  • Makes hair sleek and shiny, indeed!
  • Pleasant fragrance
  • Keeps hair frizz-free
  • Easy to apply

Cons:

  • Makes hair oily
  • Pricey

That’s a wind up on the 13 Best Hair Serums available in India. Hope you found the list useful and we would appreciate if you could let us know what worked or works the best for you. Hair needs to be treated as gentle as silk, and if you haven’t been doing that, invest in a good hair serum as the first step to getting the beautiful tresses of your dreams.

About Sancta

Sancta, an undergraduate in Biotech & postgraduate in English Literature, best describes herself as a mix of odds. Her love for poetry hasn't gotten anywhere other than her dog, Rhyme & her desire for serene life gets her into plentiful forced-to-adapt adventures. Eats to live, loves to cook, cycles & piano are her all time first love. Currently busy juggling between the kitchen, a great husband & Rhyme.

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