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    27 Things That'll Help You Get The Best Hair Of Your Life In 2019

    Don't take dry, brittle, thin, damaged, or limp hair into the New Year!

    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 silk pillowcase that'll have you saying goodbye to breakage and bed head by keeping your hair moisturized while you sleep.

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    Promising review: "I have satin sheets on my bed but they are not high-quality and the pillowcases do very little for my hair. My hair is a very crazy and frizzy style. I would go to sleep with beautiful curls and wake up with a birds nest. After doing some research I found that silk pillowcases could help with frizzy hair. I could not be happier that I bought these because now I can wake up without looking like Mufasa had a bad blowout. Not to mention they are incredibly soft and smooth and I love putting my face on it" —Khalysee

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99.

    2. A scalp shampoo brush to massage your scalp and eliminate dandruff for less itching and dry hair.

    Amazon

    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 to massage the scalp, distribute shampoo evenly, and most importantly, scrub away scales and leftover shampoo." —Daniel

    Get it from Amazon for $3.70 (available in four sizes and two colors).

    3. American Crew Men's Fiber that'll help thicken, texturize, and increase fullness to your hair while providing a strong hold with a matte finish.

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    Promising review: "I used a few cheaper hair waxes that I found at drugstores before this, but nothing worked as well as I'd hoped. So I started researching what products were the best and settled on Crew's Fiber and love it. I've been using it for a few years now and I'm on my third container so they last a long time and are pretty cost effective. I have short, thin hair that doesn't have any body and it won't keep its shape to save its life, but with a little bit of this Fiber I can perk it up nicely. It's such a great product that I'd recommend it to anybody looking for a strong hold, natural-looking hair product." —9Life42

    Get it from Amazon for $9.35.

    4. Caviar 10-in-1 Complete Correction Hair Cream — a leave-in formula that'll nourish and protect your hair from heat damage so your locks can stay lustrous.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I'm pretty sure the secret ingredients in this includes unicorn tears and silk proteins from the threads of golden arachnids because this stuff is incredible. Just a single squirt worked through my strands post-shower, and my hair comes out feeling like the love child of a mountain spring water and a cloud. It smells lovely and doesn't leave any residue, so no one will suspect that your hair is naturally the texture of straw." —Kelsey R. Christenson

    Get it from Amazon for $21.49.

    5. Moroccanoil Hair Treatment for sealing in shine and hydration with a silky finish using a non-greasy formula.

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    Promising review: This stuff turns my frizzy mop into smooth, soft, 'love to run my fingers through it' hair. Just a few pumps, I have long hair, pull it through with my hands. A quick brush and done. Nice, no frizz, soft and smells good too!" —4JMom

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

    6. A 47-pack of flexible rods to easily create the curls of your dreams — without an iron so you won't have to worry about heat damage!

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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 it from Amazon for $12.99.

    7. A bottle of biotin gummy vitamins formulated to help your hair grow healthier and longer — plus, they taste great!

    Amazon

    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 them from Amazon for $9.86 (available in two sizes).

    8. A detangle hairbrush for smoothly de-matting knotted hair without breakage or pain.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I thought I had to cut my hair — it was terribly matted. 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 $10.15.

    9. V76 by Vaughn Hydrating Men's Shampoo that'll help quench thirsty, thick, and overworked hair without leaving a greasy residue.

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    Promising review: "Outstanding product... for me at least. Everyone has their own preference. But I have very dry and curly hair and live in a dry climate. This really adds moisture or a sense of control to the hair and it just looks and feels clean. You don't need to use much. Well worth it for me." —GM

    Get it from Amazon for $19.

    10. An adaptable hair dryer diffuser to speed up drying time for bouncier, more voluminous curls. It can easily attach to any hair dryer to save packing space while traveling.

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    Promising review: "I travel a lot for work and would always waste space in my luggage packing/bringing MY hairdryer just because I needed to use a diffuser with my curly hair. I finally started searching for a universal diffuser thinking I could maybe utilize the hotel dryers instead and save some space. This gem was the answer to my prayers. I have had this universal diffuser for over a year now, and use it every work trip. I haven't met a hairdryer it doesn't fit/work on!"Mazer

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    11. Olaplex No. 4 Bond Maintenance™ Shampoo that'll help reduce breakage of all hair types and re-link broken bonds while eliminating flyaways.

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

    Promising review: "My hair is baby fine, color-treated, oily at the roots, and dry on the ends. It’s been a struggle to find a shampoo that cleanses my hair effectively without stripping the ends. I can honestly say that I’ve found the holy grail of shampoos! It’s sulfate-free but still gives a luxurious lather and is super concentrated so I only need a dime size amount to cut through all the oil on my roots and scalp. Since using the Olaplex system, my hair is so much healthier, fuller, and full of LIFE! I recommend this to everyone!" —pickles4herc

    Get it from Sephora for $28.

    12. Bumble and bumble Hairdresser's Invisible Oil to quench dry ends, tame frizz and flyaways, and leave you with a professional finish each time.

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

    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.

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

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    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 instead of one hour with a traditional straightener. Love the result!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $40.

    14. DEVACURL Leave-In Decadence™ Ultra Moisturizing Leave-In Conditioner that'll moisturize natural curly hair without weighing down your curls.

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    Promising review: "My hair is very curly and long. Lately, it has been feeling drier than usual, but finding products that define curls without feeling too greasy or weighing my hair down has been a challenge. I have only had this for a couple of weeks, but so far, this product has met that challenge and then some! My hair feels super soft and my curls are very well defined and bouncy. I have received multiple compliments on my hair too. This stuff is amazing!" —Sandyg

    Get it from Ulta for $26.

    15. Paul Mitchell Super Skinny Serum with a lightweight formula to smooth and condition the finest to thickest hair with added shine. This serum can be applied to dry or wet hair!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Since I've been dyeing my hair, my hair has become over-processed! My friend turned me on to this product and now I no longer have dry, frizzy hair. Plus it doesn't leave my hair oily." —rebelgirl

    Get it from Amazon for $29.

    16. An ultra-absorbent microfiber towel for drying your hair more quickly, gently, and thoroughly than a traditional towel. It will make air or blow drying faster!

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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. This towel is at the top of my list for beauty purchases, no question." —Erin

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

    17. DryBar Velvet Hammer Hydrating Control Cream with Pracaxi oil, soy proteins, and cetyl esters to prevent frizz, retain moisture, and provide a cushiony touch.

    Sephora

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

    Promising review: "After other oils didn't hydrate my frizzy hair I gave this a shot. It hydrates my hair like no other product before did and leaves me with either beautiful natural curls, or when I style it, with soft and shiny hair which doesn't frizz. My holy grail." —Gkrai

    Get it from Sephora for $29.

    18. Snappee No Crease Hair Ties that'll help put thick, curly, and natural hair up into pain-free ponytails without tangling or breaking.

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    Promising review: "I absolutely love these. My hair is soft, fine, and tangles easily. I snap two together, put it on my hair, and it supports my afro puff. I do not have an issue with my hair tangling when I use these. I like that the band does not slide off my hair or give me a headache. I have even slept in these a few times and they did not tangle in my hair or slide off. I really recommend these for all natural hair types." —Brandy K.

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $19.97 (available in four colors).

    19. Neutrogena Triple Moisture Deep Recovery Hair Mask — it's created with olive, meadowfoam, and sweet almond extracts to deeply penetrate the center of each hair strand for overall rehabilitation of dehydrated hair.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "My hair is long and was looking dried out, with the ends starting to look ratty. My scalp was also itchy from the dry winter weather. I rubbed this into my scalp, then applied it to the rest of my hair, paying careful attention to the ends. I combed it through, then put a shower cap on, and let it soak in for about 15 minutes. My scalp feels so much better and isn't itchy anymore. My hair now looks shiny and healthy, and the ends look so much better. My hair is not weighed down or looking flat, limp, or oily. This conditioner works just as well as the expensive salon deep conditioning treatments, at a fraction of the price." —Ravenhair

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    20. Punky Hair Color for a vibrant (semi-permanent) hair change and putting new meaning to the saying new year, new me!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I am very impressed by how vibrant these colors are and how long they last in the hair. They do start to fade out, but even the faded colors are gorgeous. My natural hair is a very dark brown, almost black so I needed to bleach my hair three complete rounds to get it light enough for the color to go over it. In fact, the longer you let it stay in your hair, the longer the color will hold and the more vibrant it will be." —**fancy**pants**

    Get it from Amazon for $7+ (available in 21 colors).

    21. Neutrogena T/Gel Therapeutic Shampoo to help control flaking caused by chronic scalp conditions. It'll have you saying goodbye to dandruff once and for all!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Years ago I used to scratch my head until it bled, but nothing ever seemed to help calm the itch. One day my grandfather was visiting and noticed my itching, and suggested this product. He has Seborrheic Dermatitis and this was the only thing that helped him. I've been using it ever since and I haven't had any issues with an itchy scalp since. It has also helped my girlfriend's Psoriasis as well." —J. Crawford

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    22. SheaMoisture Manuka Honey & Yogurt Hydrate + Repair Split End Balm — it's great for natural and curly hair to help seal and repair split ends for a frizz-free, smooth appearance.

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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.

    23. A donut bun maker to make a quick elegant bun or updo without a ton of effort.

    Amazon

    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 it from Amazon for $7.95 (available in three colors).

    24. Boldify Thickening Spray for spraying through damp hair for voluminous layered texture that'll last the entire day — without the heavy residue.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I’m suffering from an old lady syndrome — limp and thinning hair. I bought Boldify and it’s perfect. My hair is volumized and not gunky or stiff. You will not regret this purchase." —Elisha Granger

    Get it from Amazon for $23.94 (available in two sizes).

    25. A Denman Cushion Brush with nylon bristles to smooth, detangle, and shape thick, curly, and natural hair while leaving it static-free.

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    Promising review: "This brush is fantastic!!! It works wonders on my natural hair. I am an African American woman and I have 4a/4b/4c natural hair. Yes, I have a combination of all three curl types. This brush makes detangling my hair effortless and it reduces the amount of hair that ends up in my brush, once I'm done styling my hair." —Yeshua's Beloved

    Get it from Amazon for $10.98.

    26. Bed Head Deep Waver Generation II for sculpted beach waves with a massive shine you can rock every day.

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    Promising review: "I am not big on writing reviews but I have to say this product works. It only took me 10 minutes to get beautiful wavy curls and my hair is very long and thick. I used the curling iron on my hair for work. I am a history high school teacher and the girls at my school complimented me all day and even asked how I did my hair. Well worth the money." —Suellen Wagner

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

    27. HSI Professional Top 5 Heat Protector to use before styling and will protect your hair from heat damage while conditioning, strengthening, and revitalizing your hair.

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    Promising review: "I never used to use thermal protection spray because every single one I tried made my hair super crunchy and dry. After a stern talking to by my stylist I decided to look for another one and give it another try. I am so glad I stumbled across this stuff. I tried the small bottle first to see if I liked it and I was shocked by how soft my hair felt after using it! It even helps my hair straighten better and makes it so shiny! Highly recommend." —Mlgordo

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in five sizes).

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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