Woman with long hair reading a map in Rome

Packing hair products for a weekend away is simpler than it seems - you just need some carefully-curated essentials. From bustling city escapes to relaxing jaunts in the country, we’ve selected a few must-have hair essentials to help you decide which hair products to pack.

If you can, decant your favourite John Frieda products into clearly-labelled travel sized bottles - it’ll make your bags far easier to carry and give you more suitcase space to bring.

Young brunette woman on a city break

Hair products for a city break

Along with athleisure and a waterproof coat, you'll need to find hair styling solutions that will easily slot into a hectic itinerary. Here’s what we recommend.
  • A shine-boosting shampoo and conditioner to take you from day to night. Our Colour Shine Shampoo and Colour Shine Conditioner hydrate hair without weighing it down, and add glossy shine – so you can easily take your look from day trip to dazzling dinner out
  • If your hair’s prone to frizz, our Extra Strength Serum fights frizz and repels humidity for super-sleek styles, even when the weather’s not on your side
  • If jet lag, late nights and fun-filled days are taking their toll on your hair, our Repair & Renew Hair Lotion will deeply moisturise and repair your hair while you sleep

Two women relaxing on a hen weekend

Hair products for a hen weekend

Half the fun of a hen weekend is treating yourselves, whether you’re planning a cosy night in or hitting the town.

If you’re planning pyjamas, prosecco and pampering, here are some super-luxe products to help you all unwind before the big day.
  • Our Miracle Drops are made with a unique combination of ingredients and technologies to transform frizzy, blonde, dull, or damaged hair – just smooth them through cleansed hair to hydrate, soothe and restore your locks.
  • Use our Detox & Repair range to transform dry, stressed locks into healthy-looking, smooth and shiny hair 
  • Deeply moisturise your hair with our Deep Sea Hydration Moisturising Hair Mask, which deeply nourishes , repairs and smooths your strands

Hen party enjoying themselves on the beach

If you’re all heading out to celebrate in style, make sure you pack these hen weekend heroes to leave you looking your best.

  • Raise the roof with our Root Booster – spritz onto your roots to add volume and texture
  • Our heat-activated Thickening Blow-Out Spray is designed to amp up fine and flat hair for lasting volume without the weight
  • Got fine hair which needs a weightless boost? Our Lightweight Conditioning Mist nourishes and detangles hair while providing some oomph

Man and woman enjoying a romantic weekend away

What to pack for a romantic weekend away

Bridget Jones put it best when she declared ‘a minibreak means true love’ - so make sure you pack these hair-saving products for morning-till-night style..
  • If your hair fluffs up in any type of heat or humidity, now’s not the time to gamble on your hair behaving. Pack a bottle of our Frizz Ease Extra Strength Serum to keep frizzy flyaways at bay in a sweltering climate - even in up to 90% humidity
  • Wash away the day with our Rehab + Revive Shampoo - boost your hair’s health, gently cleanse and revive your tresses after a busy day (or night)
  • Pair with Rehab + Revive Conditioner for silky-smooth hair ready for anything
  • Hairspray is your best bet if you’re planning on an up-do, curls or wavy hair which need to last the day. Our Moisture Barrier Intense Hold Hairspray is enriched with keratin and special polymers for fast-drying, burshable hold with added heat protection. 

Two girls having fun on a country minibreak

Hair products for a country minibreak

Windy country walks can whip hair into a frenzy, and lazy pub lunches spent in front of a roaring fire are a fast way to dry and dehydrated hair. If you’re planning a countryside jaunt with all of the trimmings, here’s what you’ll need to stay chic in the country.
  • Keep it clean with our Detox & Repair Shampoo and Detox & Repair Conditioner. They’re enriched with avocado oil and green tea to deeply clean and care for your hair
  • Detangle windswept hair in a flash with our 3-in-1 Shine Spray, which weightlessly adds shine, detangles and provides heat protection
  • Rainy days can play havoc with frizz-prone hair – our All-in-1 Lightweight Serum banishes frizz, protects hair from heat and humidity, and adds shine

Page Top