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    Updated on May 5, 2020. Posted on May 4, 2020

    24 Life-Changing Products You Probably Need If Your Hair Is Out Of Control Right Now

    Please excuse the rat's nest on my head.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A bottle of Verb Ghost Oil that's infused with bamboo extract, moringa seed oil, and argan oil to strengthen your locks and minimize frizz. It's thicker than most hair serums, and delivers some serious hydrating results with just a few pumps.

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    "When I bleached my hair, it was completely busted. It broke every time I brushed it and basically looked like one of those tumbleweeds you see in an old western movie every time I blowdried it — until I found this. It's thicker than most oils (a bit lighter than the consistency of gel) and combs through hair like a dream. It packs in moisture like nobody's business and also smells freaking amazing" —Alice Prendergast

    Get it on Anthropologie for $18 USD or Sephora Canada for $20.

    2. A soft flannel headband to hold your hair back while you do your makeup or go through your skincare routine. It won't pull at your tresses like clips or a hair elastics, so there's no need to stress about breaking your precious locks.

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    Get it on LookFantastic for $12.40.

    3. A Vanity Planet Rejuvenating Scalp Massager that can be used in and out of the shower. It can increase blood flow to your scalp to encourage hair growth, distribute your scalp's natural oils to promote shine, and even help control dandruff (everything we all want).

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    "I completely expected this to pull my hair when dry, especially at times when I don't add any oil, but it proved my narcissistic self wrong! Not only does it keep my hair tangle-free, it moves so smoothly I constantly use it on my dry hair when I have a headache or feel stressed. This has saved me so much time (and water) when I'd usually take a bath to relax." —Mallory Mower

    Get it from Anthropologie for $20 USD. Also available in green.

    4. A bottle of SheaMoisture Curl + Style Milk, a leave-in conditioning treatment that'll keep your curls bouncy and free of frizz. Reviewers say it works wonders on tight curls (type four, if you're a pro) and love that it doesn't leave any residue behind.

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    Get it on LookFantastic for $19.30 or Urban Outfitters Canada for $17.

    5. The Ordinary's one and only hair product, a multi-peptide serum, a that'll bless you with fuller, thicker hair. It'll also help you achieve some volume, if you've been suffering from a case of limp locks.

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    Get it on LookFantastic for $24.

    6. A tub of restorative treatment mask that'll transform your hair inside and out. Reviewers say that it works wonders at adding moisture back to colour-treated tresses and is especially great for bleached locks.

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    Get it on Antrhopologie for $66 USD or Sephora Canada for $90. Also available in a smaller size.

    7. A bottle of Happy Campers, a lightweight treatment spray that'll strengthen your hair and protect it from harm. It'll also give it a bit more oomph, if your locks are lacking body.

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    Get it on SkinStore for $38.50.

    8. A tub of Briogeo Scalp Revival micro-exfoliating shampoo that's packed with coconut oil and charcoal to banish built-up product and dry skin like a dream. Buh-bye, dandruff!

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    "I thought this was going to be gimmicky and leave my strands feeling dirty and lifeless, but let me tell you — I WAS WRONG, OKAY? As someone who uses products in her hair on the daily, it has changed the game for me. It removes dry skin and product build-up so easily, and it has a cooling minty smell that makes me feel tingly from head to toe." —Victoria Kuglin

    Get it on Anthropologie for $48 USD or Sephora Canada for $54.

    9. A purple hair mask that'll breathe new life into your bleach job and help you banish brassy tones. Yes, it's on the pricier side, but now you won't have to visit your colourist to get your locks toned for a few more months, so it'll probably save you money in the long run.

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    Get it on LookFantastic for $70.50.

    10. A luxe silky pillowcase that'll make you feel like you're staying at a five-star hotel when you crawl into bed at night. It'll cause less friction on your hair than a regular pillowcase, meaning it will minimize breakage if you're prone to tossing and turning.

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    Get it on Simons for $19.99 (originally $35). Available in three colours.

    11. A bottle of Aveda leave-in conditioner that's packed with pomegranate seed oil, galanga root, and a ton of other good-for-you ingredients. It's basically a superfood smoothie for your hair and will replenish and detangle your locks, too.

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    Get it from Aveda for $49.

    12. A bottle of Living Proof dry shampoo that will make your dirty hair feel clean without even stepping in the shower (because let's face it, hygiene is not our top priority ATM). It also makes for a stellar texturizing spray, if you want to add a little body to your 'do.

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    "This is honestly a miracle in a bottle. And it doesn’t just mask dirty hair — it actually cleans it! Just a few sprays and my short hair looks freshly washed, and smells AH-MAZING. I love that it comes in three different sizes, so I can stash a lil’ guy in my purse for on-the-go refreshes, and keep a larger size at home. As an added bonus, it adds just a hint of texture, so my pixie cut always looks perfectly tousled." —Victoria Kuglin

    Get it on Anthropologie for $24 USD or for Sephora Canada for $33.

    13. A set of coiled hair ties that'll keep your hair free of crazy crimps and tangles, and won't cause breakage when you slide them off. They also look cuter than classic hair ties when you rock them on your wrists.

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    "Thanks to its spiral design, this hair tie doesn't leave any bumps in your hair at all. None! I sleep with my hair in a wrapped into a bun and in the mornings I unravel and have the same straight hair I got ready for bed with. The Invisibobble is also made of plastic, so keeps your hair in place but somehow (magic? idk?) doesn't ever snag. Basically, it's a wonder product and I can't believe I used regular hair ties for so long." —Gyan Yankovich

    Get a pack of three on LookFantastic for $8.80 or Sephora Canada for $11.

    14. A bottle of Ouai Hair Oil that's suuuuper light and great for fine hair. It works actual miracles on frizz and won't weigh your locks down, so you can maintain some volume.

    Alice Prendergast / Via BuzzFeed

    "Unsurprisingly, hydration has been a challenge since chopping off, like, half my hair and getting it back to its natural colour (I had been bleaching it blonde for a few years). Luckily, I found this stuff. It's lighter than any hair serum I've ever used and smells like a floral dream. Plus, it only takes a few pumps to get top-notch results, so a bottle will last you a while." —Alice Prendergast

    Get it on Urban Outfitters Canada for $34 or Sephora Canada for $37.

    15. A bottle of heat protection oil that'll hit your hair with a dose of vitamins before you get down to business with your styling tools. It's infused with coconut, grapeseeed, marula and moringa oils to give you a glossy, hair commercial-level finish.

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    Get it on LookFantastic for $26.50.

    16. A pack of assorted scrunchies that are super soft, so they won't tug on your hair. They're made of metallic fabric, so even your messiest bun will look chic as heck.

    Simons / Via fave.co

    Get a set of five from Shopbop for $16.91. Also available in pink velevet.

    17. A Garnier papaya hair mask that deep conditions and hydrates your hair to the max without leaving it oily. It's also vegan and silicone free, which is great if you're on the hunt for more natural hair products.

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    Get it on LookFantastic for $12.30.

    18. A tube of Alterna anti-frizz balm that'll keep those annoying flyaways at bay. Reviewers say it's great for both straight and curly hair and love how lightweight it is.

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    Get it on SkinStore for $45.76 or Sephora Canada for $37.50.

    19. A microfibre hair towel that'll help prevent breakage, split ends, and frizz. It also works its magic faster than a traditional towel, so you won't be tempted to give up and turn to your blowdryer.

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    Get it on Simons for $29.

    20. A bottle of Captain Blankenship sea salt spray that'll give you beachy waves without setting foot in the sand. It's got a bit of sparkle to it, so a few spritzes will make your locks more luminous, too.

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    Get it on Anthropologie for $16 USD or Captain Blankenship for $16 USD.

    21. A set of '90s-inspired mini hair clips to keep your hair out of your face. They're great for pinning back overgrown bangs, if you haven't had a chance to see your stylist in a while.

    Simons / Via simons-ca.c2ukkg.net

    Get it on Simons for $4.99 (originally $12).

    22. A Tangle Teezer brush, because getting out of the shower with a head full of tangles is zero fun. It'll breeze through your hair without ripping or pulling at strands, wet, damp, or dry.

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    Get it on SkinStore for $17.16.

    23. A gossamer headscarf that you can use to protect your hair (or hide your roots, if you're not exactly happy with how they're growing in). It looks cute as heck and nobody will know you're secretly a brunette.

    Simons / Via simons-ca.c2ukkg.net

    Get it on Simons for $68. Available in four colours.

    24. And finally, if your hair just isn't doing what you want it to, a semi-permanent hair colouring mask, so at least you can have a little fun. It's packed with apricot and argan oils, so it'll make your hair feel silky and hydrated, too.

    Sephora / Via fave.co

    Get it on Sephora Canada for $32. Available in seven colours.

    You now that your hair is finally under control:

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