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    18 Hair Products That'll Manage Your Split Ends, Period

    Now don't get me wrong, you should totally be getting your hair *trimmed* at least every 8–12 weeks. But until then, these products will help you manage your frizzy, brittle, and heat damaged ends until you're able to make it to the salon!

    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. Living Proof Perfect hair Day Fresh Cut Split End Mender seals in moisture on brittle ends so it'll feel like you just left the salon with a fresh trim.

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    Promising review: "Oh yes, this works! Prolongs the inevitable end breakage, and even helps to mask and reseal (somehow!) those pesky frizzy ends. I'm not a scientist but I have hair, and I say this is a keeper." —Molly

    Get it from Amazon for $21.88.

    2. Moroccanoil Mending Infusion is made with argan oil, quinoa protein, and baobab extracts to instantly heal, seal, and hydrate those dry ends.

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    Promising review: "Fabulous product to help your split ends. This infusion really seals your ends and keeps your hair stay healthy. I have seen a big difference in my hair after applying this mending infusion after blow drying my hair. Of course, it has the wonderful smell that Moroccanoil is known for! You will be very pleased with this product." —Lynne Z

    Get it from Amazon for $14+ (available in two sizes).

    3. Grow Gorgeous End Split Ends Leave-In Serum uses a lightweight blend of Amazonian oils to heal and repair broken hair follicles and split ends.

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    Promising review: "Like the title, this stuff actually works! I use heat on my hair every day and I would use this before applying heat to my wet hair and it would leave my ends super smooth! I ran out of it and didn't use for about three weeks until I repurchased it and noticed how damaged my hair was because I stopped using this magic in a bottle! The smell is great too!" —CynthiaCali

    Get it from Ulta for $23.99.

    4. Herstyler Hair Repair Serum smooths and hydrates your hair from the roots to the ends, thanks to a blend of aloe vera and argan oil.

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    Check out our review of the Herstyler Hair Repair Serum.

    Promising review: "This the best hair styling/conditioning hair product so far! I apply it to towel dried hair before blow drying. I also apply it to ends on dry hair almost every day. I find that it protects my hair from heat and the flat iron. No split ends!! My hair now is silky and shiny." —Amazon Customer

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

    5. Pantene Expert Split End Fuser has keratin to fight any split ends, damage, frizz, dullness, and dryness.

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    Promising review: "African American gal here with natural (straightened) hair who has hair that is extremely prone to split ends and dies a little inside every time her hairdresser picks up scissors to trim them. I was looking for something to help my ends keep their act together, and also something I could leave in my hair and not have to wash out — and then I came across this. After the first use, my ends have tamed quite a bit! I'm pleasantly surprised because they were on the verge of splitting, lol. I love the smell and it made my hair even softer, love it!" —Nakia

    Get it from Amazon for $6.49.

    6. SheaMoisture Manuka Honey & Yogurt Hydrate + Repair Split End Balm works on natural and curly hair, reducing frizzy and ratty ends for a smooth and healthy look and feel!

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    Promising review: "I'm loving this hair balm! Ever since I used it on the ends of my hair it has improved! I haven't trimmed my ends since March! My ends look very healthy and moisturized! I always put some on the ends of my braids when I do my braid out and when I unravel them, my ends look very shiny! I put it on my ends every other day just for a refresh! I thought I wasn't going to like it at first because it does look like wax, but once I rubbed it onto my fingers, it's like butter! This is my second jar of it!" —Nicole

    Get it from Ulta for $9.99.

    7. Sun Bum Revitalizing 3-in-1 Repair Spray is a leave-in treatment that's made with hemp milk and hemp seed oil to hydrate and seal split ends so your hair will be smooth, shiny, and ready to take on the sun.

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    This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and has UV protection. It's also formulated without sulfates, dyes, or parabens.

    Promising review: "It smells AMAZING, is cruelty-free, and makes my hair lustrous and shiny. I have less split ends just after days of using. I'm actually really amazed by this product. I really recommend." —Ollie

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    8. Love Beauty And Planet Hope and Repair Shampoo for Split Ends brings your dead ends back to life with coconut oil and ylang ylang flower oil.

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    Promising review: "Absolutely love this shampoo! I've been using it for two weeks now and my hair looks so much healthier. After trying everything, I was ready to give up but now I finally found it! Thank you love beauty and planet!" —Shayla

    Get it from Walmart for $6.94.

    9. Aveda Damage Remedy™ Split End Repair mends split ends back together forever, like glue. It'll also protect your hair from any future heat, environmental, or chemical damage.

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    This product is cruelty-free and is formulated without sulfates, parabens, or phthalate.

    Promising review: "My ends feel a lot more smooth in between hair trims. I love that I don't have to use it every day, a little bit goes a long way! Well worth the money spent!" —Alicia

    Get it from Nordstrom for $32.

    10. Carol's Daughter Monoi Repairing Split End Sealer binds frays and separated ends and strengthens your hair's overall health.

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    This product is cruelty-free and is formulated without petroleum or parabens.

    Promising review: "I'm African American and I have curly/wavy long hair, that I want to grow even longer. My ends were looking kind of crazy so researched a lot of products. I found the Carols Daughter split sealer first and I also picked up the Carols Daughter Sacred Tiara anti-breakage conditioner. I used the conditioner as a co-wash then followed up with the split end treatment. Immediately I had 50% less breakage. My hair went from looking like a hot mess to mannequin wig hair-silky, perfect and NO split ends. I mean none. The next time I used the products, I had 75% less breakage prior to my initial use and again, no split ends. The smell is decadent and the results are amazing! The split end sealer is a little expensive, but it's cheaper than a haircut and totally worth it if you're trying to grow your hair out." —Char Hannah

    Get it from Ulta for $24.99.

    11. TRESemme Split Remedy Leave-in Conditioning Treatment can be used on damp hair to moisturize your ends before styling.

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    Promising review: "This makes my hair SUPER shiny and soft, plus it smells amazing! And it does exactly what it says. When I put this in my hair, it definitely helps with the split ends and keeps my hair 'together.' It helps with frizz, and it looks like I just got my hair straightened at a hair salon. I have naturally straight hair and I usually have very oily hair, and this doesn't make it oily at all!

    I will definitely keep buying." —Natalie M

    Get a pack of two bottles from Amazon for $17.88.

    12. Oribe Split End Seal is infused with watermelon, lychee, and edelweiss flower extracts to protect your ends from stress, deterioration, and breakage just after one use.

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    Promising review: "This stuff really works!!! Expensive but I really think it makes a difference". —alexisb4

    Get it from Nordstrom for $48.

    13. It's A 10 Miracle Blow Dry Split End Mender is a weightless dry spray you can use before or after blowdrying to save your ends and protect them from further heat styling.

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    Promising review: "This definitely does mend split ends also have notice hair feel stronger would recommend!" —Modiamond

    Get it from Ulta for $22.99.

    14. Nexxus Promend Conditioner uses flax seed oil and concentrated elastin protein to restore your hair's protrctive barrier and realign split ends.

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    Promising review: "My hair had some split ends due to too much dyeing & using hot hair tools on it every day. This conditioner helped my hair so much! Love it" —taw

    Get it from Amazon for $27.11.

    15. Eden Bodyworks Split End Repair Masque strengthens and repairs damaged curls in need of a revival.

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    This product is cruelty-free and is formulated without sulfates, parabens, or dyes.

    Promising review: "This hair mask is a life saver! I have natural curly type 4A hair. My ends are in need of a trim, but I decided to see how well this product could repair my ends without having to get a trim. I can honestly say that this mask has softened the ends of my hair and has improved the strength. I applied it to my hair, specifically the ends and let it sit for 10-15 mins, then rinsed it out. This product is now apart of my wash day routine." —Chee84

    Get it from Target for $8.99.

    16. Sexy Hair Strong Seal the Deal Split End Mender is a lotion that'll help reduce the look of frazzled ends, increase follicle flexibility, and seal in moisture.

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    Promising review: "This product is awesome! I used it on my split ends because I haven't gotten a trim in six months (and I could not get an appointment for another two months). A little goes a long way, so use it sparingly. I would recommend blow drying your hair, putting a little bit on your ends and then using the flat iron because it can be tough to blow dry with this in it. The cream is very thick but smells nice and leaves your hair looking great. Would recommend." —DC

    Get it from Amazon for $17.95.

    17. TIGI Bed Head Ego Boost Split End Mender is great for color-treated ends. It'll keep them sleek, smooth, and frizz-free.

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    Promising review: "One of my favorite leave-in conditioners for my platinum blonde bleached Asian hair. I apply it through my wet hair and it keeps my split ends and frizz down to a minimum. This plus my leave-in argan oil treatments keep my hair looking good! The bottle also lasts a long time as you only need a few pumps to treat long hair. An essential in my hair care routine." — Ava

    Get it from Amazon for $9.08.

    18. And Schwarzkopf Bonacure Repair Rescue Sealed Ends uses amino acids, pro-vitamin B5, and proteins to restructure and penetrate damaged ends.

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    Promising review: "My hairdresser recommended this to me after a digital perm. I have very damaged hair. I have used silicone products as well as oils. This is my favorite because it makes my hair softer, but not greasy. It feels conditioning as well and smells great. Put a little in when your hair is damp and style, or use it on the ends on dry hair to prevent frizz and help detangle." —Just another OC housewife

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98.

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