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The hard hair part turns humdrum hair into handsome

The hard hair part turns humdrum hair into handsome

How did we decide that the hard hair part is one of Resort ’24’s surprisingly biggest trends? We took a look at the season of simplicity and into the next, another season so, and decided that there was a radicality in things that were presented as they were. Straightforward in their ease of being, unostentatiousness that highlights a quiet confidence instead, and fashioned for action and activity.

But by no means will these trends guarantee one a sufficient amount of style that can only come from mining self-exploration and cultivating charisma but what are we certain of? That the hairstyle, when done correctly, which is to say only under the hands of a stylist, the style can take any hairstyle from humdrum to handsome in seconds—classically elegant when naturally parted and rugged when flipped over to the other side. For thicker hair textures that lie haphazardly, get one’s stylist to buzz said part into the hair for fuller control.

Continue scrolling down for five of our grails.

The Hard Hair Part Turns Humdrum Hair Into Handsome
Boundary.Is The Clay Hybrid
What if a high-hold and humidity-defying hair wax, but even more natural looking while imbuing moisture and preventing premature hair loss all at once?

Dyson Supersonic™ Hair Dryer in Prussian Blue and Rich Copper
For those looking to test out the style the MVP of all hair dryers softens the hair to provide the right amount of pliability to shift strands around. And a bonus, without any heat damage.

The Hard Hair Part Turns Humdrum Hair Into Handsome
Schwarzkopf Osis+ Hold Session Extra Strong Hold Hairspray
As you head out to battle the elements—heat, humidity, and the occasional dampness—this hairspray protects the hair while allowing you to shift its style as and when you can please with your fingers.

Straand The Miracle Worker Gentle Exfoliating Prebiotic Scalp Scrub
Maintaining one’s scalp health despite using styling products to achieve a hard hair part shouldn’t be difficult: this all-in-one scrub stimulates circulation, banishes flakes, and moisturises the scalp and hair.

The Hard Hair Part Turns Humdrum Hair Into Handsome
Ouai Hair Gloss
Under no other circumstances would we tell you to idle for five minutes in the shower as part of a grooming routine unless it’s to use this gloss that imbues moisture, shine, and smoothness for up to three washes.

Photography Chee Wei
Styling Izwan Abdullah
Grooming Chu Fan
Hair Keith Ong
Photography Assistant Max Ong
Styling Assistants Manfred Lu and Liew Hui Ying