As much as we love to splurge on OUAI sometimes a girl has to compensate in other areas of her haircare routine. Sure, we’d love to drop our entire paycheck on products but we wouldn’t have anywhere to put them if we did. Luckily for us, the high street has some pretty incredible alternatives that won’t break the bank but will boost your hair health. Don’t believe us? Just keep scrolling… 

Invisibobble Wishlist Original Hair Ring 3 Pack

£4.99  

We all know how damaging hair elastics can be which is why Invisibobbles have become such a haircare staple. The spiral design distributes pressure evenly on your ponytail to ensure it doesn’t damage or snap your strands. These gorgeous rose gold versions are a great investment and perfect for the party season.

COLAB Original Dry Shampoo 200ml

£3.50  

Created by beauty blogger Ruth Crilly this lightweight, invisible dry shampoo is perfect for absorbing oil without leaving any residue. It also has their signature bergamot and rose scent for instantly refreshed hair.

Hello Jo Pack of Power Hair Mask 1x5g

£3.00

For any of you who love coffee, Hello Jo’s caffeine fuelled collection is full of must-have products to boost your hair growth. This handy sheet mask includes argan and moringa oil to tame frizz and reduce breakage while encouraging hair growth.

Vitapointe Leave-In Conditioner 50ml

£2.00

We’re guessing that even your grandmother has tried this as it’s been going strong since the 1950s. This is the original leave-in conditioner and is the best product for nourishing and smoothing dry or damaged hair. It’s recommended to use after styling to keep your hair topped up with moisture and you can apply this every day to fight the frizz.

Vatika Coconut Hair Oil

£4

This was recommended by our Customer Service Manager who uses it as a mask to give her strands a boost of moisture. It’s made with coconut and castor oil to deeply condition your hair while adding thickness and volume to your strands. A must-have for damaged locks!

John Frieda Luxurious Volume Mini Blow Dry Lotion 25ml

£1.99

If you struggle to get a perfect blowdry then this is going to be a game-changer for you. The non-sticky formula coats your hair to protect it from the heat while thickening the hair shaft to give you loads of volume and bounce. You’ll want to concentrate this on your roots before running it through the lengths of your hair before you start your blowdry.

Pantene Pro-V Mousse Perfect Volume 03 200ml

£2.93

Mousse is the best product for adding thickness, volume and hold to your hair so it’s a must for creating a classic blowdry or some waves. This one from Pantene has a medium hold so it’s not too heavy and promises to protect your hair from humidity to give your style more staying power.

Maui Moisture Revive & Hydrate + Shea Butter Conditioner

£3.19 each

Specifically made for dry and damaged hair this duo will revive and hydrate your strands leaving them healthy and soft. It’s made with coconut water, coconut oil, macadamia oil, shea butter and aloe vera juice which are all richly hydrating and nourishing for your hair.