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Haircare can be a bit, well, hairy—especially in the winter, with the wet cold, dry heat, hat head, static... you name it, we're afflicted by it. We called on the experts at Lock & Mane, purveyors of cult, luxury, hard-to-find haircare products, for help and product recommendations.
New and Hot: Alterna's Anti-aging Caviar line has a transformative-good effect on dry, brittle over-worked hair.
Hard to Find Cult Celeb Fave: Leonor Greyl's Huile de Palme is a must-have for celebs including Penelope Cruz and Madonna. It's a pre-shampoo oil treatment that detangles, softens and protects the hair shaft. It smells so good our stock boys sneak off into the alley to smell it.
Bestseller: Jonathan Spray Dirt flies out of here so fast that we have trouble keeping it in stock—blame the messy, unkempt tousled look all of Hollywood has been rocking these days (culprits include Diane Kruger, Zoe Zaldana, and of course Ms. Serena Van der Woodsen herself Blake Lively).
The Busy Girl's Secret Weapon: Rene Furterer's Naturia Dry Shampoo. Everyone (guy or girl) should have this no-rinse shampoo in their purse or man-bag.
Totally exotic and decadent but entirely worth it: Philip B's Russian Amber Imperial Shampoo is flying off the racks despite being pricey. They just came out with a travel size for folks who want to give it a go and not shell out 140 buckaroos. The formula really does heal hair on all fronts giving the appearance of having lopped off dry ends and gotten an in-salon gloss.
The Investment: The Mason Pearson brush, which is in every celeb-stylist tool kit. The end-all-be-all of brushes. They last forever, prevent breakage, and add shine.
The Problem Solver: L-Ion Mini Wireless Flat-Iron. This little iron fits in your purse and charges like a cell phone to smooth flyaways and flatten pony tail bumps on the go.
The Day-to-Night Go-To: The Jennifer Behr Zipper HeadWrap adds flair to a conservative daytime look or a conservative touch to a hot night out.