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    23 Products That'll Help Keep Your Hair Straight

    The products you need to fight frizz and keep your hair straighter for longer — no matter your hair texture!

    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. Olaplex No. 6 Bond Smoother Reparative Styling Creme works doubly to straighten and strengthen your hair while you're blow drying, so you won't even have to break out the flat iron.


    This product is formulated without parabens, sulfates, and phthalates! It's also vegan, cruelty-, and gluten-free.

    Promising review: "Another Fantastic Product from OLAPLEX!!!! This product had become my new favorite! As a hairstylist, I see every hair type, including curly, straight, thick, and fine hair, etc. And it works fabulously on all types! I love that you can apply this to wet or dry hair. It’s great to put in before a blowout and leaves the hair soft with no frizz!!! I’ve found also that it will keep your style longer so you don’t have to wash as often!" —chapuline

    Get it from Sephora for $28.

    2. Alaffia Repair & Restore Finishing Oil Mist adds an extra layer of hydration to all dry, frizzy hair types so it can be silky and shiny once and for all.


    Alaffia products are formulated without toxins and are cruelty-free!

    I use this when my hair needs just an extra boost of moisture. My ends can sometimes get dry and frizzy (because I wear my natural hair straightened) so I just spritz some of this on my ends, and they straighten out with shine. This oil mist also helps extend my wash days so I can go longer without washing my hair. I highly recommend this to people who battle with dry hair!

    Get it from Amazon for $10.50 or Alaffia for $9.50.

    3. Mielle Organics Pomegranate & Honey Leave-In Conditioner penetrates each strand to diminish frizz and seal in moisture. This not only great for your natural, curly hair but works wonders when you straighten it (like I do).

    I personally have been using this product for almost a year and I love it! I have low porosity, 4C natural hair that's super fine whether it's blown out or straightened. But this product hydrates my hair, keeps it moisturized, and ultimately straight without frizz. I use this leave-in right after I deep condition my hair and before straightening it with a blow dryer and then a flat iron. After using, my hair much easier to detangle and after it's blown out, my hair is super shiny, bouncy, and hydrated — without being greasy. And it helps keep my natural hair straight and moisturized for up to four weeks. It's one-of-a-kind and a must-have for me!

    Get it from Walmart for $12.99.

    4. Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Anti-Frizz Serum creates a long-lasting frizz control barrier on each strand that can last in about 97% humidity.


    Promising review: "So before straightening, I will spray with the Garnier Straightening Mist. And I use a medium heat setting (300-340 degrees). Then when done straightening, I will put a tiny amount of this anti-frizz serum, especially on the ends. My hair is straight and frizz-free throughout the whole day. I LOVE IT. And the smell is amazing." —May

    Get it from Amazon for $4.69+ (available in three sizes).

    5. Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Shampoo polishes your hair while cleansing so your hair will automatically repel dirt, resulting in it staying cleaner and straighter for longer.

    Living Proof products are formulated without sulfates, silicone, parabens, phthalates, and are cruelty-free!

    Promising review: "Great shampoo. I have long hair and I could go about 6-7 days with washing. Does not make your scalp itch at all and feels still clean by the sixth day. Expensive though but worth it." —Cori3529

    Get it from Ulta for $27+ (available in two sizes).

    And check out the Living Proof PhD Dry Shampoo to extend your wash days even longer.

    6. Eco Styler Olive Oil Styling Gel is great for coarse and natural hair, especially slicking your hair into a pony or ~laying~ down your edges. With this gel, you won't have to worry about flyaways or your hair curling up because it'll stay sleek and straight without flaking or drying out.

    Sally Beauty

    Promising review: "Love it!!!! Smells amazing! Great hold and doesn't dry your hair because of the olive oil in it." —Ana Isabel

    Get it from Amazon for $10.80 or Sally Beauty for $5.69.

    7. Bumble and Bumble Invisible Hairdresser's Oil moisturizes and smooths dull and frizzy hair without being too greasy. I use this, and can say I finally have sleek hair all day — through the rain, wind, or shine.

    Bumble and Bumble products are formulated without parabens, sulfates, and phthalates! They're also vegan, cruelty-, and gluten-free.

    Promising review: "Oh my god! It gives you tons of shine, plus for me, it straightens my hair and it looks like you literally just left hair salon, leaving it looking super soft silky and smooth. Worth every penny! You'll never regret getting this! One of the few must-haves that I would recommend for everyone." —Ptawka

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

    8. Aveda Brilliant Anti-Humectant Pomade repels moisture to keep your hair straight in even the thickest of humidity. It can be used on any hair types after blow drying for a polished finish.


    This product is formulated without sulfates, parabens, and phthalates.

    Promising review: "This is the only product that keeps my frizzy hair straight in humidity. I have been using it for years and swear by it. It also smells great!" —SarahJ

    Get it from Nordstrom for $25.

    9. One 'n Only Argan Oil quickly and lightly absorbs into each hair strand to eliminate static and scraggly follicles for visibly healthy hair and infinite shine.

    Promising review: "I only use this on my hair. I've tried other products and they leave my hair either feeling greasy or dry and frizzy. This leaves my hair soft and straight but not greasy. A little goes a long way, however." —Marie M.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.16+ (available in three sizes).

    10. Biosilk Silk Therapy is infused with natural pure silk to replenish and restructure dead and damaged hair — leaving it straighter and shinier than ever before.

    Promising review: "Only need a tiny amount, so it lasts a long time. I use this before I blow dry and straighten my curly, frizz prone hair. Leaves it silky, soft, and healthy looking!" —Katy J.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.95.

    11. Creme of Nature Argan Oil Gloss & Shine Mist fights frizz, heat, and UV damage for thick, coarse, and natural hair. With just a few sprays, your hair will be radiant, sleek, and ready to take on any weather condition.


    This product is formulated without dyes, parabens, or aluminum.

    Promising review: "This product is great. I have coily high-density hair. 4a Afro texture and I use this as a heat protectant for blow dries. My hair is left unbelievably smooth and soft and moisturized after blow drying. I couldn’t believe it. I didn’t know such moisture and softness was possible after a blow dry. I will continue to buy." —Chiko

    Get it from Target for $6.99.

    12. It's A 10 Silk Express Miracle Silk Hair Mask conditions, improves hair elasticity, maintains moisture balance, and restores hydration so your hair can remain healthier and silkier for longer.


    Promising review: "I use it once a week and my hair is smooth all week. Keeps it soft and makes it easy to detangle." —glory

    Get it from Ulta for $36.04.

    13. TIGI Bed Head Straighten Out Straightening Cream is made with thermosetting polymers that'll tame frizz while using a hot iron, ultimately leaving your hair smooth and manageable for up to 48 hours.

    Promising review: "I ordered this product for my daughter who is bi-racial and has VERY thick and coarse hair after trying almost all products out there. This product is a miracle, honestly! I wash her hair then apply a small amount through her wet hair and proceed with styling. After we use a straightener, her hair is sealed in without frizz until the next wash. It leaves her hair silky smooth and straight. I have now also realized I can simply put this in her hair and just blow dry it with a brush and it is straight the same way as it would be with a hot iron." —Maggie Alexandria

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    14. L'Oreal Paris Sleek It Iron Straight Heatspray not only protects your hair from heat damage, it'll calm even the most annoying frizz in just a few spritzes while straightening.


    Promising review: "Amazing stuff! Love it my hair usually gets frizzy as soon as I walk outside after straightening and this makes it stay straight and not frizzy. Love!" —Carley

    Get it from Target for $3.97 or Amazon for $8.18.

    15. Marc Anthony Bye Bye Frizz Blow Dry Cream is made with a dual keratin formula and polymers to keep your hair straight while hydrating it from the inside out.

    This product is formulated without sulfates, silicone, parabens, and phthalates!

    Promising review: "Works great. My hair felt so soft and stayed smooth in this Florida heat. Seems to stay on even through shampooing the next day." — Brenda Lynn

    Get it from Amazon for $9.49.

    16. Bumble and Bumble Straight Blow Dry is a non-greasy, heat-activated styling balm that'll manage rebellious, coarse hair, leaving it lustrous and sleek for days and days to come.


    Bumble and bumble products are formulated without parabens, sulfates, and phthalates! And are also vegan, cruelty-, and gluten-free.

    Promising review: "I too am a beauty product junky and I have problem hair. It's wavy, frizzy, and aging. Over the years I've tried everything under the sun to smooth and straighten it. This is the first product that actually impressed me. It makes blow drying and straightening with a flat iron quick and easy! It leaves my hair straight, shiny, smooth, and lasts the next day too! Love it!!!" —Bexhare

    Get it from Sephora for $32.

    17. John Frieda Frizz Ease Extra Strength Serum works best when you apply it to soaking wet hair while avoiding your roots. Once straightened or styled, you can say goodbye to unruly, frizzy, and parched hair and flyaways.

    Promising review: "I use two pumps for my shoulder length, thick blonde hair. I concentrate most of it on the ends and just do a few pats near the roots to avoid product buildup and greasiness. My hair isn't poofy at the ends anymore, it lays smooth, and retains the natural wavy texture with less frizz without blow drying. When I blow dry and use a straightener, it feels like silk and is virtually frizz-free. I don't like using a lot of heat on my hair, so this product is great for my air drying needs as well." —Sara

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in three sizes).

    18. Kiehl's Heat-Protective Silk Straightening Cream is formulated with silk powders, vitamin E, and sesame & sunflower seed extracts to lock out moisture from humidity so your hair styles will last throughout the night.


    Promising review: "I love this product! I can't believe how smooth and shiny my hair turned out and continued to stay that way on my way to work. Usually, my hair starts to frizz as soon as I step outside and the frizz gets worse by the time I arrive at work by NY Harbor. The ocean air destroys my hair and I end up wearing a ponytail. This product worked miracles. Even my ends felt so soft and remained non-frizzy. I was able to leave my hair down and received many compliments." —Kiehl's Customer

    Get it from Kiehl's for $17.

    19. Phytodéfrisant Botanical Smoothing Balm is a heat-activated botanical straightening balm that'll prep your hair for blow drying by loosening curls and texture and facilitate straightening.

    This product is formulated without parabens, sulfates, and phthalates!

    Promising review: "Absolutely love it! I have wavy frizzy hair and this kept my hair straight without any weird end curls in a decent amount of humidity. I thought for sure it would've messed up by the time I got home but I loved the way my hair looked. My hair used to frizz a bit right after walking out the door, but this stuff is magic!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $16+ (available in two sizes).

    20. Paul Mitchell Super Skinny Serum makes maintaining straight and straightened hair easy. Apply this to damp hair right before blowdrying and your hair will be smoother than ever before.


    Promising review: "I use this while straightening my hair and it makes my hair smooth and silky." —Amey p.

    Get it from Walmart for $19.

    21. HSI Professional Argan Oil Thermal Protector is infused with antioxidants and vitamins that'll smooth and hydrate your hair while protecting it from heat exposure up to 450º F.


    This product is formulated without sulfates, parabens, and phthalates! And is cruelty-free.

    Promising review: "I saw this on Amazon and no lie, it worked WONDERS!!! Just a tiny amount through the hair not only eliminates frizziness but makes hair incredibly soft, I can't stop twirling it! I use it every other day or less, it does not make hair greasy. I used to wash my hair twice a week, but now I wash it once a week as it stays soft and straight for much longer with this product. I am incredibly impressed by this product and absolutely recommend it, especially if you have tried everything else and all hope is lost." —Anastasia Nikolaeva

    Get it from Amazon for $14.88 (available in four sizes).

    22. L’anza Healing Smooth Smoother Straightening Balm gives vibrancy and glossiness to dyed hair while straightening. It's lightweight and greaseless to keep you flowy and sleek for longer.


    Promising review: "My hair is fine and a little wavy, so perming or keratin is not an option, but when I use this product to blow dry my hair it looks great and stays straight until my next shampoo. And no frizz when it's humid. This is my second bottle." —Jo

    Get it from Amazon for $24.

    23. Herstyler Hair Repair Serum is made with aloe vera, argan oil, and vitamin E to eliminate frizz and repair damaged hair for long-lasting sleekness that won't fade.

    Promising review: "Love love love this product! I have naturally curly frizzy hair and this is my go-to product for frizz control and I have found that this is the only product that can keep my hair dead straight all day without any flipping." —Becca Hostetter

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in three sizes).

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