October’s haircare launches are for the curls. We don’t want to spoil the surprises below, but a frizz-fighting conditioner from Bouclème, a René Furterer defining cream, and a shape-refreshing, rice water-infused tonic that has La La Anthony‘s seal of approval may just be what your curls have been in the market for.
Not a naturally curly hair haver? Don’t worry, this month has a multitasking, Best of Beauty-winning hot tool for you to make some waves and coils happen. Plus, October has lots of other fresh finds for your haircare regimen, like a couple of genius, problem-solving accessories from Kitsch and Kristin Ess.
October also has upcoming colorist appointment in mind, especially if blonde is how you have more fun. Schwarzkopf has a facinating new foaming dry shampoo for you to try out, while Innersense is reinventing purple shampoo as you know it. No matter what your dye job entails, you’ll want to check out Coco & Eve‘s new pre-shampoo treatment to keep your hair’s health in check.
Keep scrolling to find out exactly what these haircare products launching in October entail as well as dozens more this month has in store for you. And if you what to know about the best makeup and skin-care launches for October, we’ve got those completely covered, too.
Bouclème Seal + Shield Curl Conditioner
Free of glycerin, the new Bouclème Seal + Shield Curl Conditioner is just the prep step you need for rainy fall days. It helps combat humidity while smoothing and defining curls. Quick tip: Don’t squeeze out the water from your hair before slathering it on. It works its magic best when your ringlets are soaking wet. And once your hair is dry, it will be primed for frizz-free success.
BondiBoost Sonic Hair Dryer
In the market for a new blow-dryer? Perhaps the BondiBoost Sonic Hair Dryer will suit your hair-care routine. It works at a lightning speed for exactly 1875 watts of power to finish the job faster while reducing frizz and breakage. Plus, it’s quiet and lightweight while doing so.
Hally Hair Shade Stix
If you need some bold color in your hair for your Halloween costume but don’t want to commit to a dye job, consider the Hally Hair Shade Stix. With just a swipe, it imparts high-impact pigments in either pink, purple, blue, red, or orange that lasts until you shampoo it out.
Act + Acre Scalp Dermaroller
Not only your face can benefit from microneedling, but also your scalp. The Act + Acre Scalp Dermaroller gently pricks it with stainless steel medical-grade needles to help stimulate circulation and improve product absorption.
Kitsch Recycled Plastic Flat Lay Claw Clips
Leaning your head back while in the car wearing a claw clip can be pretty annoying — let’s be real. The Kitsch Recycled Plastic Flat Lay Claw Clips solve that issue by allowing you to securely hold back your hair in an adorable neutral-toned clip that stays flush against your head.
Luseta Beauty Glossy Pearl Hair Shining Serum
Believe it or not, pearls have major hair-care benefits. They are packed with nourishing amino acids and luster-inducing minerals. Needless to say, they are the perfect star ingredient for the Luseta Beauty Glossy Pearl Hair Shining Serum. Rake some of this into clean, damp hair to find out just how sleek pearl extract can make it.
Coco & Eve Bond Building Pre-Shampoo Treatment
Fall can wreak havoc on hair — especially with the changing seasons and new colors to try. The Coco & Eve Bond Building Pre-Shampoo Treatment comes to the rescue with three different bond-building polymers and two replenishing oils to repair damage from your latest dye job or whatever ails your hair and leave it stronger and healthier after you wash your hair.
Schwarzkopf BlondMe Blonde Wonders Dry Shampoo Foam
Blondes, this one is for you. The Schwarzkopf BlondMe Blonde Wonders Dry Shampoo Foam refreshes hair and staves of greasiness with a volumizing, featherlight formula with a delightful foaminess. Unlike many powder-based dry shampoos, this one thankfully won’t leave your roots chalky or flaky between washes.
Kristin Ess The Hidden Pocket Scrunchie
The innovative Kristin Ess Hidden Pocket Scrunchie lets you stash away your cash, house key, and whatever you may need to store secretly in your ponytail or bun. Try it out for a run or next time you want to go purse-less to an event.
State of Menopause Rich Hair Mask
Stacy London — yes, that Stacy London — is on a mission to offer better beauty products for those going through menopause. Her latest venture is a hair-care line complete with the State of Menopause Rich Hair Mask. Dip into this tub before bed, and let your hair marinate in its intensely hydrating goodness overnight. You can also use it in the place of conditioner whenever you want.
Inala Triple Threat Tonic
Speaking of celebrity hair-care brands, the Inala Triple Threat Tonic is brought to you by La La Anthony. Spiked with nourishing, nutrient-rich rice water, this versatile elixir can be added to wet hair after hopping out of the shower before brushing out your hair to soften and smooth it out; to dry hair for shine, light hold, and frizz reduction, or between washes for a boost of hydration and definition.
Redken All Soft Moisture Restore Leave-In Treatment
On the days when your hair needs all the help it can get in the hydration department, reach for the Redken All Soft Moisture Restore Leave-In Treatment. With the help of beloved skin-care ingredient hyaluronic acid, it helps hair absorb and lock in moisture when layered onto damp hair to help it become silkier and easier to manage.
Eugenia Kim Rafaela Headband in Bordeaux
Behold the chicest hair accessory for your visits to pumpkin patches, haunted houses, and wherever autumn may take you. The ruffled satin topping the headband is the perfect spooky season blood-red.
Trademark Beauty Sunny Styler
Trademark Beauty knows how to make an award-winning hot tool. After all, the Sunny Styler won a 2022 Best of Beauty award for the best multitasking hot tool in the game before even hitting shelves. Well, the straightener/curler/cool air dryer is finally here to add to your hair-care arsenal, and best of all, it’s a fun bubblegum pink hue.
Nécessaire The Scalp Serum
Speaking of this year’s Best of Beauty winners, Nécessaire just took home awards in the Sensitive category for The Hair Duo (Shampoo + Conditioner), and it just dropped a contender for next year’s awards. The Scalp Serum helps improve the condition of your hair by drenching roots in familiar skin-care ingredients, namely growth-inducing peptides, hydrating hyaluronic acid, and soothing green tea extract.
Innersense Bright + Balanced Purple Toning Value Duo
Purple shampoo is nothing new to help brighten and cut down on yellowing and brassiness for bleach blonde hair. However, Innersense takes the concept to the next level with its new Bright Balance Hairbath and Conditioner. Both tout vegan, sulfate-free, silicone-free formulas and yummy plant-based ingredients, including plumping pumpkin seed oil, nourishing apple extract, and antioxidant-rich rice bran oil.
René Furterer Sublime Curl Defining Nutri-Cream
The lightweight René Furterer Sublime Curl Defining Nutri-Cream brings shape-locking acanthus extract and humidity-defending evening primrose oil to every bend and coil of your curls to create smooth, tangle-free definition. You can even use it as a curl refresher to help zhush up your spirals between wash days.
Mela & Kera Balayage Exceptionnel Smooth Ends
Sometimes, ends need some extra help after a visit to a colorist. The Mela & Kera Balayage Exceptionnel Smooth Ends is like an invisible bandage to help mend breakage, while amping up shine and hydration. You can also use it to tame pesky flyaways.