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27 Things That'll Help You Get The Best Hair Of Your Life

New year, new hair. The products in this post were updated in March 2018.

We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

1. A box of Invisibobble hair ties that will keep your hair in place without pulling or damaging it.

Promising review: "I’ll never wear any other ponytail holder from now on! These work so well! My hair doesn’t break and I’m constantly wearing it in a bun. I was surprised how well these worked and held my hair tightly in place. The best part is that after a day they shrink back to the size they originally started as." —SarahSee our review here (#1).Get a pack of three from Amazon for $6.55 (see more colors here).
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Promising review: "I’ll never wear any other ponytail holder from now on! These work so well! My hair doesn’t break and I’m constantly wearing it in a bun. I was surprised how well these worked and held my hair tightly in place. The best part is that after a day they shrink back to the size they originally started as." —Sarah

See our review here (#1).

Get a pack of three from Amazon for $6.55 (see more colors here).

2. A beach waver heat tool because crimping will never go out of style.

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Promising review: "This thing works GREAT! I blowdried normally, flat ironed just the top of my head so it wasn't fuzzy, and then started using this. I had it on medium heat; I clamped down and counted for about seven seconds each time. It normally takes me about an hour to curl my entire head — this thing took about 20 minutes. Insanity! The waves were pretty and shiny and I got lots of compliments. It stayed all night without a drop of styling product." —Candice McDonald

Get it from Amazon for $16.49.

3. A silk pillowcase so you'll never have to wake up with bedhead again.

With less friction from the material, your hair won't be rubbing and tangling against the pillowcase while you sleep. It also helps some people with acne and other skin problems. Promising review: "I love this! I have really curly hair and this keeps my ringlets looking good for days. With a normal cotton pillowcase, it usually separates my curls so I had to wash it everyday." —Amazon CustomerGet it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in four sizes and 28 colors).
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With less friction from the material, your hair won't be rubbing and tangling against the pillowcase while you sleep. It also helps some people with acne and other skin problems.

Promising review: "I love this! I have really curly hair and this keeps my ringlets looking good for days. With a normal cotton pillowcase, it usually separates my curls so I had to wash it everyday." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in four sizes and 28 colors).

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4. A purple brush meant for massaging your scalp to help evenly distribute shampoo and get it all out of your hair, so there'll be less itching and dandruff.

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It has a tiny hook on the back so you can slip it over your fingers and get to work.

Promising review: "Only after a week in, my scalp and hair are noticeably better and continue to improve. I have a mild case of seborrheic dermatitis and would randomly get red welts with scaly/dandruff-like patches on my scalp especially around the hairline. I also had a pretty itchy scalp. It appears it may have been caused by not rinsing my hair properly and allowing bacteria to grow on my scalp. Enter the shampoo brush. The brush helps massage the scalp, distribute shampoo evenly, and most importantly, scrub away scales and left over shampoo." —Daniel

Get it from Amazon for $0.44.

5. A subscription service filled with all the goodies your hair could ever want.

Stylists with over 10 years of experience select the products, so you know they're good. The box comes on the 20th of each month. Get it from Cratejoy for $22+/month.
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Stylists with over 10 years of experience select the products, so you know they're good. The box comes on the 20th of each month.

Get it from Cratejoy for $22+/month.

6. A highly reviewed argan hair mask that will give you the soft and silky hair you've been dreaming of.

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Promising review: "Smells fantastic, easy to use, leaves hair smooth and manageable, perfect packaging means no leaks that waste the product (considering how often this happens with beauty products, it’s worth mentioning). The price was unbeatable compared to similar products and a little goes a long way, so I can see this lasting me a long time." —AmazonCustomer

Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

7. A bottle of the super popular Ghost Oil from Verb — a lightweight oil that you won't even notice is there, but still manages to nourish dry hair from roots to ends. 👻

Promising review: "I love this oil. I have bleached my hair to the point where it's very dry. It's not too broken, but very dry. I used this only a few times but I'm in love with it. I use three to four drops for my medium thin hair and it's so lightweight and hydrating. I cant believe the difference in my hair. I use the Moroccanoil hair mask twice a week and this almost daily, my hair is so soft and touchable, I could not be happier with this product." —AshleyKaGet it from Sephora or Amazon for $16.
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Promising review: "I love this oil. I have bleached my hair to the point where it's very dry. It's not too broken, but very dry. I used this only a few times but I'm in love with it. I use three to four drops for my medium thin hair and it's so lightweight and hydrating. I cant believe the difference in my hair. I use the Moroccanoil hair mask twice a week and this almost daily, my hair is so soft and touchable, I could not be happier with this product." —AshleyKa

Get it from Sephora or Amazon for $16.

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8. A pack of bendy foam curling rods for a traditional way to get awesome curls without the pain of hard plastic rollers.

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Promising review: "I love it: The longer you leave them on, the tighter the curl. I have very straight hair and these have curled my hair without using a heating tool, I highly recommend it." —Amazon Customer

Get a pack of 42 from Amazon for $12.99 or two packs from Jet for $24.68.

9. A bottle of luxurious Caviar CC Cream that will transform your frizzy mane into soft, manageable locks you don't have to be afraid to let air dry.

Promising review: "This product is fantastic! It's the most versatile hair product I've found. Great to use when blow drying, keeps frizz at bay when I air dry, and smooths everything out when a need a quick touch up. It smells great too, not super strong but nice and clean." —bearpitaGet it from Sephora for $12+, Amazon for $15.99, or Jet for $14.92+.
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Promising review: "This product is fantastic! It's the most versatile hair product I've found. Great to use when blow drying, keeps frizz at bay when I air dry, and smooths everything out when a need a quick touch up. It smells great too, not super strong but nice and clean." —bearpita

Get it from Sephora for $12+, Amazon for $15.99, or Jet for $14.92+.

10. A bottle of tasty blueberry biotin gummies you'll actually want to eat every day.

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Seriously, these things are the highlight of my day. Biotin helps promote hair and nail growth, as well as improve skin. Each bottle comes with 100 gummies that provide 1667% of the daily value of biotin.

Promising review: "These gummies taste fantastic. They are far better tasting than the biotin gummies I bought in a store recently. I've also definitely noticed that my hair has gotten longer and stronger, I highly recommend them!" —Ashley

Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

11. A pack of hair sheets to rub on your 'do to calm down frizz.

Promising review: "Amazing! These are really different from anything else I’ve seen, and they work better than anything else I’ve used to control frizz. The packaging is unique, and fits easy in my purse to use whenever. I saw an immediate reduction in frizz, and zero oiliness or greasy looking hair. It left my hair looking better than ever!" —xEMxGet 15 sheets from Sephora for $18 or something similar from Amazon for $18.
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Promising review: "Amazing! These are really different from anything else I’ve seen, and they work better than anything else I’ve used to control frizz. The packaging is unique, and fits easy in my purse to use whenever. I saw an immediate reduction in frizz, and zero oiliness or greasy looking hair. It left my hair looking better than ever!" —xEMx

Get 15 sheets from Sephora for $18 or something similar from Amazon for $18.

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12. A handless brush that can take on any knot, no matter how matted and scary it looks.

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Promising review: "I thought I had to cut my hair — it was terribly matted. I went camping and forgot to bring any brushes and put it in a bun hoping that would help... it didn't). When I got home I saw that my Amazon order had arrived and decided to test it out. Wow! No breakage or pain at all and it only took 20 minutes! This knot was the worst I've ever seen. My regular brushes would take two hours to fix something not nearly as bad as this! New favorite!" —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

13. A diffuser hair dryer attachment perfect for people with curly or wavy hair.

The device fits on the nozzle of most hair dryers. It helps volumize and perserve the natural texture of your hair, so you can keep your curls bouncy and frizz-free.Promising review: "FINALLY!! A diffuser that actually fits AND stays on! This design is genius! There are two buttons on the side that release a clasp which allows the diffuser to adjust to different size hair dryers. Thanks to my hair dryer and this diffuser my shoulder length (medium thickness) hair dries lickity-split with body galore!" —MICHELLE L KELLY Get it from Amazon for $18.99.Check out all of our picks for the best hair dryer on BuzzFeed Reviews!
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The device fits on the nozzle of most hair dryers. It helps volumize and perserve the natural texture of your hair, so you can keep your curls bouncy and frizz-free.

Promising review: "FINALLY!! A diffuser that actually fits AND stays on! This design is genius! There are two buttons on the side that release a clasp which allows the diffuser to adjust to different size hair dryers. Thanks to my hair dryer and this diffuser my shoulder length (medium thickness) hair dries lickity-split with body galore!" —MICHELLE L KELLY

Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

Check out all of our picks for the best hair dryer on BuzzFeed Reviews!

14. A bottle of conditioner with silk amino acids to tame your frizzy locks.

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Promising review: "This conditioner, honestly and truly, is a miracle product. I know, I know — you've heard it before. You've tried argan oil, conditioning treatments, overnight creams, and pretty much every brand of shampoo/conditioner on the shelf. LOOK NO FURTHER THAN THIS PRODUCT. I have been struggling with trying to get defined, soft, natural-looking curls for years. I hesitated to buy this product because nothing else had ever worked, and I didn't want to get my hopes up again. I'm telling you right now — if this worked on my hair texture, I feel extremely confident in saying that you should not be worried about encountering yet another dud product. The scent is strong in the shower: There are wonderful vanilla and maple hues, and the scent is just the right amount of subtle when your hair dries (my boyfriend really likes it too!)." —Jenny

Get it from Amazon for $10.95.

15. A spray bottle of Bumble and Bumble's Hairdresser's Indivisible Oil for silky, salon-level hair.

Promising review: "This is by far the best product I have ever used for getting rid of frizz. It also holds up well between washes and does not make my hair greasy. I did not think this did much for adding shine, but that is not what I bought it for. Overall very happy with this product." —HBVAGet it from Sephora for $40 or Amazon for $42.66.
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Promising review: "This is by far the best product I have ever used for getting rid of frizz. It also holds up well between washes and does not make my hair greasy. I did not think this did much for adding shine, but that is not what I bought it for. Overall very happy with this product." —HBVA

Get it from Sephora for $40 or Amazon for $42.66.

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16. A ceramic heat brush that smooths and straightens your hair as you brush it.

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Promising review: "This brush really does the job and is a better alternative for flat irons (for me personally). It took me just 20 minutes to straighten my hair instead of one hour with a traditional straightener. Love the result!" —Amazon Customer

Check out our review here (#2).

Get it from Amazon for $68.49.

17. Living Proof T.B.D. Multi-Tasking Styler — a styler you can use with wet or dry hair to smooth and create definition.

Promising review: "This product actually worked for my hair. I use it before blow drying right along with Blowout. It helped cut down the blow drying time and it also seemed to help with my curls lasting longer." —choosebGet it from Sephora for $26, Amazon for $22.01, or Walmart for $24.
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Promising review: "This product actually worked for my hair. I use it before blow drying right along with Blowout. It helped cut down the blow drying time and it also seemed to help with my curls lasting longer." —chooseb

Get it from Sephora for $26, Amazon for $22.01, or Walmart for $24.

18. A container of coconut oil for using on your hair — and also your food.

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Coconut is great for cooking and hair care. It nourishes and moisturizes, so you can get a silky 'do after just a few applications.

Promising review: "I use this coconut oil as a sealant (to lock in moisture) on my type 4A hair (Afro textured coily). It adds life to my hair by keeping it strong, thick, and long." —Pinkstar

Get it from Amazon for $10.79.

19. An absorbent microfiber towel that dries your hair quickly while being super gentle and non-damaging.

Promising review: "My medium-length, fine, and wavy hair clings to water. It takes ages for my hair to air dry on its own, and I don't like using blow dryers or other hot tools. This towel dries my hair quickly, and there's noticeably less frizz compared to a regular towel. I can also wrap the towel into a turban, which is remarkable because I have a fairly large head for a woman (no kidding, my graduation cap wouldn't fit on my head, and it just had to be pinned in place). Summary: This towel is at the top of my list for beauty purchases, no question." —ErinGet it from Amazon for $20.99 (available in two colors).
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Promising review: "My medium-length, fine, and wavy hair clings to water. It takes ages for my hair to air dry on its own, and I don't like using blow dryers or other hot tools. This towel dries my hair quickly, and there's noticeably less frizz compared to a regular towel. I can also wrap the towel into a turban, which is remarkable because I have a fairly large head for a woman (no kidding, my graduation cap wouldn't fit on my head, and it just had to be pinned in place). Summary: This towel is at the top of my list for beauty purchases, no question." —Erin

Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (available in two colors).

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20. A dandruff shampoo to relieve you of horrible itching and flaking. Welcome black back into your wardrobe!

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Promising review: "I have dealt with dry, itchy scalp since I was a kid. However, this product has worked wonders. I haven't scratched since and the greatest part of all is that the itchy area is actually healing. My hair has never looked better. This is an amazing product!" —Erica

Get it from Amazon, Jet, or Walmart for $12.98.

21. An argan oil shampoo and conditioner duo with keratin that hydrates and protects your hair so it'll be luscious and shiny as soon as it dries.

My sister uses this stuff and loves it!Promising review: "I have waited until the bottles were almost empty before writing this review. I have used nothing but these since getting them. I LOVE this stuff. It took me awhile to get used to the shampoo, because it doesn't suds up like other shampoos. The directions for the conditioner specifically say to use it all over, roots and ends. Wait, what!? I thought for sure that if I did that my hair would be greasy, but I always follow the instructions when I try something new, so I did that — and I still do it — and my hair is so soft, and not the least bit greasy. I visited the hairdresser last month, and she informed me that my hair is super healthy. It's this shampoo and conditioner! It's miraculous!" —ToddCandiGet them from Amazon for $25.99.
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My sister uses this stuff and loves it!

Promising review: "I have waited until the bottles were almost empty before writing this review. I have used nothing but these since getting them. I LOVE this stuff. It took me awhile to get used to the shampoo, because it doesn't suds up like other shampoos. The directions for the conditioner specifically say to use it all over, roots and ends. Wait, what!? I thought for sure that if I did that my hair would be greasy, but I always follow the instructions when I try something new, so I did that — and I still do it — and my hair is so soft, and not the least bit greasy. I visited the hairdresser last month, and she informed me that my hair is super healthy. It's this shampoo and conditioner! It's miraculous!" —ToddCandi

Get them from Amazon for $25.99.

22. A bottle of semi-permanent hair-dye, because life is short and your hair would totally look cute in pink or green.

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Promising review: "This is hands down the most beautiful dark green I have ever used. It's very deep and pigmented and the color lasted about a month! The amount of compliments I got on it helped secure it's place as number one in my heart." —Hannah

Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in 20 colors).

23. A bottle of Moroccanoil — a classic favorite of hair stylists for noticeably healthier looking hair.

The multi-tasking oil detangles, shortens drying time, and adds a nice shine to hair. Promising review: "Where has this product been all my life?! I have long, straight, thick hair that has been lightened and colored more times than I would like to admit. It always seemed to get dry, thirsty, and dull by the end of the day.... until I discovered this. This changes everything, and makes my hair shine, flow, and smell gorgeous. It's so easy to use and the results are noticeable immediately. I even wake up with great hair now. I am in love with this stuff. If you have dry hair, you will not be disappointed." —MaryV1981Get a 3.4 ounce bottle from Amazon for $33.07 or Sephora for $15+ (available in three sizes).
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The multi-tasking oil detangles, shortens drying time, and adds a nice shine to hair.

Promising review: "Where has this product been all my life?! I have long, straight, thick hair that has been lightened and colored more times than I would like to admit. It always seemed to get dry, thirsty, and dull by the end of the day.... until I discovered this. This changes everything, and makes my hair shine, flow, and smell gorgeous. It's so easy to use and the results are noticeable immediately. I even wake up with great hair now. I am in love with this stuff. If you have dry hair, you will not be disappointed." —MaryV1981

Get a 3.4 ounce bottle from Amazon for $33.07 or Sephora for $15+ (available in three sizes).

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24. A trio of hair doughnuts for flawlessly circular, ballerina-worthy buns.

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Promising review: "LOOOOVE THIS!!!!! I used these a lot on vacation so that I didn't have to spend forever on my hair and was still able to look fabulous and put together. I have shoulder length hair and used the medium sized doughnut. These are perfect for work days when I don't feel like straightening my hair but want to look nice." —Nicole M

Get a pack of three from Amazon for $8.95 (available in three colors).

25. A delectable-smelling mango shampoo for tropical vibes even in the winter.

Promising review: "It makes my hair soft and I don't even have to use much for each wash. It's also very gentle on my scalp." —Above the 45thGet it from Amazon or Jet for $20.
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Promising review: "It makes my hair soft and I don't even have to use much for each wash. It's also very gentle on my scalp." —Above the 45th

Get it from Amazon or Jet for $20.

26. A microwaveable headband to wear when you want effortlessly tousled waves.

Heat up the headband and then put it on, tucking locks of hair into the band. Let it sit until the headband cools down, and then enjoy your new beach waves.Get it from SoCalCurls for $18.99.
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Heat up the headband and then put it on, tucking locks of hair into the band. Let it sit until the headband cools down, and then enjoy your new beach waves.

Get it from SoCalCurls for $18.99.

27. A curl amplifier that protects hair and defines your natural curls.

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Promising review: "I'm West Indian and have super curly hair. This is a staple in my life at this point. It defines my curls without leaving my hair sticky or heavy from the product ingredients. I'm also a fan of the smell: It's nice and fragrant, like a mild clean perfume without smelling of fruit like most curling products do." —Tiffmich

Get it from Amazon or Walmart for $8.47, or Jet for $8.71.

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