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    25 Hair Products That Are Actually Worth The Splurge

    Hundreds and thousands of people agree — these hair products are totally worth the money!

    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. Curlsmith Curl Defining Styling Souffle for creating a bouncy definition to your natural curls with a soft hold. It'll be your go-to for flexible wash-and-go styles, braids, and twist-outs.

    Promising review: "Fab curl friendly hold! Works as advertised on my longer than shoulder length hair to keep my curls smooth and soft. It also works on my BFF's ultra short hair to keep her crazy curls in place without being overly tidy. It doesn't get flakey and lets your hair move. Love the stuff! Works great air dried or blown, with just a little bit more shine when you air dry." —lindsey

    Get it from Ulta for $27.

    2. Olaplex No. 4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo to reduce breakage in all hair types and re-link broken bonds while eliminating flyaways.


    Promising review: "I've only used this once and I feel a huge difference. My hair was breaking a lot from repeated bleaching. I freaked out and researched products, and their patent impressed me, so I decided to pay $28 for a tiny bottle for this stuff. I'm not usually the kind of person to splurge on stuff like this. So far it seems like the $28 dollars was definitely a worthy investment. After one use my hair doesn't feel like straw, it feels like it's returning to normal, while weeks of conditioning did nothing." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $28.

    3. Boldify Thickening Spray — spray it through damp hair for voluminous layered texture that'll last the entire day and without the heavy residue.


    Promising review: "Looooooove. This is a godsend. Especially for me because I am mixed ethnicity but not sure fully what so finding proper care for my curls has been a challenge. My search is over! Definitely worth the price." —NicoleRawrs

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95 (available in two sizes).

    4. Briogeo Scalp Revival Charcoal + Tea Tree Scalp Treatment that'll remove dandruff and buildup while hydrating and soothing your itchy and irritated scalp.

    Promising review: "I have very dry scalp and I had a lot of flakes. It was so embarrassing every time when I would wear dark tops. My scalp was so itchy and I suffered hair loss. I've tried every single product nothing helped. I used this product and on my first try, I notice fewer flakes and itchiness. On my third try, you can tell the dead scalp build up is almost gone and my hair is not falling out like it use to. The product does not smell good but it is tolerable. I know it is pricey but it works." —angelfromhell

    Get it from Sephora for $32.

    5. Coco & Eve Like a Virgin Super Nourishing Coconut & Fig Hair Masque to to help improve hair texture, restore damaged hair, and treat split ends.,

    Promising review: "This is the BEST hair masque! Smells delicious and makes my hair feel unbelievably soft and luxurious. It's kinda pricey, but worth the money!" —Trish

    Get it from Amazon for $49.90.

    6. DevaCurl SUPERCREAM® Coconut Curl Styler for moisturizing and softening your curls while boosting volume and eliminating frizz.

    Promising review: "This is the best product I have ever used on my wavy-curly-frizzy hair. I wash my hair twice a day. Using a REALLY SMALL amount, I work through sections well then run my fingers through to form curls, shake and air dry = lovely soft curls that last and last. No frizz at all. On days I feel like having straight hair I do exactly the same but blow dry for soft manageable hair. Again, no frizz and adds no weight. Straight or curly, everyone should try this product, just make sure you do not use too much." —majj

    Get it from Sephora for $28.

    7. Rapid Beard Grooming Kit with argan oil, jojoba oil, and vitamin E to condition, soften, and tame your beard and mustache for easy styling!


    Promising review: "Great product and nice packaging. Within two days my beard is getting softer and looking fuller! Well worth the price! Will be ordering more in the future for sure!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $34.97.

    8. Davines OI Shampoo — it's infused with nourishing Roucou Oil to strengthen hair and protect it against the effects of aging and environmental damage.


    Promising review: "I've been using this shampoo for almost four years and I don't need to change it for another, my hair just loves it! It is worth the price and a little bit goes a long way. The scent is so delicious! I recommend using all the OI line from Davines." —liz estrada

    Get it from Amazon for $31.

    9. Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer for creating volume, smoothing, and drying your hair more easily than a regular blow dryer.


    Promising review: "I love this hairdryer!! It will work great on any length hair. The bristles grab even the shortest hair and dry it smooth and soft. My hair is naturally curly and before trying this dryer, I'd dry my hair, straighten it, and then use hot rollers. I am now achieving the same results with the Revlon dryer. I haven't written a review on a product in years but I needed to share my experience with this dryer. It's worth every penny!" —M J

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99 (available in two colors).

    10. Ouidad Moisture Lock Leave-In Conditioner to help cut down detangling time while hydrating your curls without a greasy residue.

    Promising review: "I don't know what kept me from trying this product years ago. Honestly, it's expensive and way more than I've ever spent on a hair product, but I must admit the price is worth it! My hair responds so well to this leave-in! Detangling time is literally cut in half and I love the smell!" —Tashawnda Lee Price

    Get it from Amazon for $26.

    11. ColorProof Color Care Authority SuperPlump Volumizing Conditioner that'll deliver weightless moisture for body and volume.

    Promising review: "I've written a few reviews on ColorProof products, but it's because this stuff is AWESOME. You will have gorgeous hair and it will smell fantastic. It's worth every penny and this is coming from a girl who does not generally buy the more expensive hair and beauty products. I can't ever go back. My hair has NEVER been this good." —A. Derway

    Get it from Amazon for $34 (available in three sizes).

    12. Kiss Ceramic Instawave 1-inch Automatic Curling Iron to make achieving salon style curls easy and effortless. You'll say goodbye to your traditional curling iron!


    Promising review: "This thing is AMAZING! I'm very average at curling but that takes a while at best. This makes curling effortless, quick, and makes my hair curl amazingly! It is definitely worth the money. This is absolutely fantastic. I cannot say enough good things about it. Seriously, do not hesitate to buy this!! I promise it's worth every penny. All of my other curling devices are going bye bye! This is the only one I'll ever need!!" —Jaelyn

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99.

    13. Bumble and bumble that'll quench dry ends, tame frizz, banish flyaways, and leave your hair with a professional finish each time.

    This product is cruelty-free!

    Promising review: "Let me start off by saying, I normally am super frugal and I don't like spending so much on hair products, but oh goodness, this product literally saved my hair. If your hair is dry, damaged, colored, etc and you're at your wit's end, try this. Do note that this should only be used on the mid-lengths to the end. Using it around your scalp can leave you feeling and looking oily." —HelloAlice

    Get it from Sephora for $40 (available in two sizes).

    14. CHI Silk Infusion — a leave-in treatment enriched with silk to reconstruct and smooth damaged hair while protecting it against thermal styling and environmental factors.


    Promising review: "Absolutely worth every penny you pay for this product! My hair used to be dull and dry after styling it with flat iron. After I used this product I was in love with it right away. First, it took less time to style it. Second, my hair felt silky, no split ends and easier to achieve the look I want it. What a great product!" —Nanina

    Get it from Amazon for $29.50.

    15. Pureology Colour Fanatic Hair Treatment Spray that'll nourish and repair color-treated hair with each spritz.

    Promising review: " WOW This spray is absolutely wonderful. Leaves hair soft, shiny, manageable, but not limp. Wish I had known about this wonderful conditioning/styling product years ago. Everyone can use this, not just for color-treated hair. You really do not need to soak or saturate your hair, just a couple spritzes, combed through to the ends will be sufficient, even with very long hair. Worth every penny." —Bird Person

    Get it from Amazon for $26.

    16. A SheaMoisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil combo pack to strengthen your hair from the roots to the ends and promote hair growth while nourishing your hair back to a healthy state.


    Promising review: "I have mixed hair and it's very dry and very curly. I used to straighten it and relax it all the time, but when I switched to my natural hair I started using SheaMoisture products and not only did my hair restore itself to its former glory but it grew so much faster! This product line is a miracle and if you have hair like I do, please give it a try. I know it's a little pricey but a little of this stuff goes a long way and it's worth every penny." — Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    17. Moroccanoil Hair Treatment that'll seal in shine and hydration using a non-greasy formula and leave your hair with a silky finish.

    Promising review: "This is my favorite hair oil of all time. It leaves your hair so soft smooth, frizz-free, and shiny. It gives you a beautiful sheen and after using this a few times a week my hair is really restored and feels (and looks!) so healthy. A little goes a long, longggg way so no need to use more than a small pump. I find the bottle lasts me 8-12 months so I feel the price is definitely worth it." —AlexRosee

    Get it from Sephora for 34+ (available in three sizes) or Amazon for $56.99.

    18. Color Wow Root Cover Up to seamlessly refresh your roots in between salon touch-ups while filling in the gaps and making your hair appear thicker.

    Promising review: "This works very well and doesn't come off until you wash it. I use between salon colorings. I've just received my second compact. I think the first one lasted me six months. I only use on the part and sides. I find it worth the money as it does last a long time." —Lucille McGinnis

    Get it from Amazon for $34.50 (available in eight colors).

    19. Phyto PHYTODÉFRISANT Botanical Straightening Balm that'll help you achieve the perfect blow out by conquering unruly hair and prepping it for a smooth and sleek finish.

    Promising review: "Best anti-frizz product I have ever used. The product is cumulative so the longer you use it, the better it works and the longer its effects last. I have struggled with frizz in humid climates all my life and have finally grown my hair longer and it has remained sleek even in the most humid weather." —PC

    Get it from Ulta for $30.


    BuzzFeed Reviews named this one of the best hairdryers on the market.

    Promising review: "This hairdryer really is worth it! I’m super cheap about cosmetic purchases but I kept hearing positives about the Dyson. I decided to try it and it was the best money I could’ve spent. My hair is smooth, straight, and silky! And it stays that way even if it rains!!!!!" —Amber D Stachmus

    Get it from Amazon for $399 (available in three colors).

    21. Briogeo Don’t Despair, Repair! Deep Conditioning Mask — an intensive weekly treatment for dry, damaged, over-processed hair. It can restore essential hydration and natural vibrancy of your hair follicles while protecting against any future damage.

    Promising review: "My absolute holy grail. I love, love this product. I use it every time I wash my hair. I simply let it sit while I wash my face and shave legs. It has made my hair so healthy, so much that despite straightening hair and curling beach waves I do not have split ends anymore. I will forever use this product. A small amount goes a long way too." —Stefistat

    Get it from Sephora for $36 (available in three sizes).

    22. The Instyler Glossie Ceramic Styling Brush to make straightening your hair a breeze — you won't want to use a basic flatiron again!


    Check out our review of the Instyler Glossie Ceramic Styling Brush.

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

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99.

    23. Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray — an invisible dry hair spray that'll actually build volume and sexy texture while absorbing oil at the roots without the powdery residue.


    Promising review: "For years I have been plagued with thin, fine hair. I've searched for a product to make it look thicker and hold a style. This is it!!!! It's worth every penny! Leaves hair looking and feeling fuller without stickiness or powdery residue like dry shampoos. Will definitely buy again." —James McNeill

    Get it from Amazon for $46 (available in two styles).

    24. DryBar Southern Belle Volume-Boosting Mousse — a velvety formula to use on damp hair before styling. It'll give you the long-lasting volume you've been yearning for!

    Promising review: "My hair is hopelessly straight, and heavy at that, being so thick with fine strands. This adds a nice bounce to my roots without the oily or crunchy buildup that most mousses have. My hair is clean looking all day and a breeze to style. I HIGHLY recommend this product. Drybar has fabulous products, I have loved every one I've purchased!" —MarinaGirl

    Get it from Sephora for $26 .

    25. Paul Mitchell Super Skinny Serum — a lightweight formula that smooths and adds shine.

    Promising review: "I use this serum every time I wash my hair. I only use one pump, working it in my ends working up to my roots for less frizzy and more manageable hair! I have long hair that is to the middle of my back and one pump is all I need! Whether I air dry or style my hair, I always used this product for better-looking hair. It's worth the money and since you use such a little bit, it goes a long way. I highly recommend this product for anyone looking simplify their hair routine!" —Mary Giusto

    Get it from Amazon for $29.

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