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24 Hair Products That Actually Work

People swear by this stuff. And so will you.

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1. Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray

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Not only is it a fantastic texturizer that adds body without feeling crunchy, it also doubles as a dry shampoo to make your style last days. And even though it's pricey (the full-size version is $39), it lasts forever and smells delightfully clean. Available here.

2. Davines Color Depositing Conditioner

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This comes in a wide range of shades and adds a beautiful sheen to both dyed and non-dyed hair alike. It helps extend the life of dyed red hair (a notoriously tricky shade to make last) by weeks at a time and makes root regrowth look way more natural. Get it here.

3. Bumble and Bumble Brilliantine

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It's kind of a texturizer, kind of a styling cream, and mostly just this incredible-smelling dream liquid you only need a drop of to make your hair look insanely sexy. Available here.

4. John Frieda Frizz-Ease Serum

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It's totally got a cult following, and rightly so — it's cheap, you don't need to use much of it, and it transforms frizzy hair into something not resembling straw. This stuff is the truth.

5. Aussie 3 Minute Miracle Deeeeep Conditioner

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The name isn't lying--this product goes deeeeep to penetrate hair. Not only is it a quick fix, but it leaves hair nice and silky, even hours after it's washed out. Try out this gem.

6. Paul Mitchell Foaming Pomade

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This can turn a dull TWA into a glossy, nicely textured look. When hair needs a little oomph and styling, the light yet effective product will come to the rescue. Definitely a go-to for short-cropped curly hair. Find out where to get it here.

7. Kemi-Oyl Hair Oil

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Although the oil stays mysterious (there isn't really a list of ingredients on the bottle), this product is great used as a hot oil treatment — important for moisturizing dry, relaxed, or frizzy hair. Find it here.

8. Design Essentials Sleek Edge Control Gel

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Sometimes, your edges can be out of control. But Design Essentials Sleek Edge Control keeps your baby hair on lock--whether you like it pushed back are intricately designed (re: this). Get it here.

10. Davines Glossy Modeling Putty

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If you have stick-straight Asian hair, this product creates texture and separation without weighing it down. And the tube is really pretty! Get it here for $20.

17. The Tangle Teezer

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If you get chronic hair knots, this brush is the only thing that a) really works and b) is virtually pain-free. It's also made out of rubber so you can use it as a scalp massager in the shower. Get it here.

22. Sienna Naturals Baobab Oil Leave In Conditioner

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If you're low maintenance but still conscious of your hair's health--this is the perfect leave-in for you. The conditioner uses three natural oils--baobab, shea, and coconut--to give your strands the moisture they need. Buy it here.

23. Garnier's Length Strength Shampoo and Conditioner.

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A pinner says, " I absolutely LOVE this product. My hair is super fine and grows so slowly. I've tried lots of products and none of them have helped like this. My hair looks better, feels better, and I love it!" Get it here.

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