Ten high street hair heroes that might be flying under your radar

Ahead of the IMAGE Beauty Festival High Street Beauty Loves session on May 25, with celebrity make-up artist Christine Lucignano, we look at high street heroes that'll give us healthy, shiny hair


Spending a fortune on colour, cuts and in-salon treatments is great, let's be honest - if you can handle the price tag. In between salon visits, though, there's always room for budget hair care to step up and help out.

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From those amazing 3-minute, rinse-out treatments that give your hair an instant hydration boost, to volumising hairspray and cheap-but-effective hair accessories, you can maintain healthy, happy hair without going mad on the money front.

Here are 10 I've tried, tested and gone back for more of. All of them €15 and under!

Tangle Teezer Compact Styler, €15
L’Oréal Paris Elvive Rapid Reviver, €8.95
ELEVEN Australia 3 Minute Rinse Out Repair Treatment, €5 for 50ml
Bleach Rose Shampoo, €8.99
L’Oreal Studio Pro Boost It Hairspray, €6.49
Kristin Ess Extra Gentle Shampoo, €14.99
Invisibobble Traceless Hair Ring in Brown, €5.99
Love Beauty And Planet Hope & Repair 2 Minute Magic Vegan Masque, €12.49
Lee Stafford Cactus Crush Dazzle Drops, €10.49
Ikoo Infusions Thermal Treatment Wrap Hydrate and Shine, €7

IMAGE Beauty Festival


At this month's much anticipated IMAGE Beauty Festival on May 25 and 26, you can join celebrity make-up artist Christine Lucignano as she shares her top picks from the high street. With over three decades at the forefront of beauty, she has worked in editorial, advertising, catwalk and has painted many famous faces from Gisele to Clint Eastwood, Bill Clinton to Elizabeth Taylor, to name just a few. What this woman doesn't know about make-up isn't worth knowing. Places are limited, book your space now.

Buy your day pass (€45) now

This weekend will be jam-packed with beauty tips, masterclasses - including Patrick Ta's first Irish masterclass and a special goodie bag worth over €100. Not to mention, complimentary hair and beauty treatments, live DJ ... all for €45. Places are limited, book your space now!

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