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29 Things That'll Help Bring Your Hair Back To Life

There's gonna be a resurrection for your locks. 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 or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.
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We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

1. An omega-rich conditioner that'll refresh your scalp while restoring shine.

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Promising Review: "I love this and have named it my go-to savior, especially in the hot, humid Texas summer. My hair takes a beating and to top it off, I'm always in or around water, so I must give my hair the relief it so desperately needs. I have gone through so many things trying to find something that really works, and honestly this one does even better than expected!" —Courtney C.

Get it from Amazon for $7.64.

2. Some Verb Ghost Oil to help you deal with all that frizz you want nothing to do with.

Promising Review: "I have long, straight hair I usually air dry. The south Florida humidity usually leaves it a frizzy mess and I've tried many products but nothing has worked like Ghost Oil. It leaves my hair soft and shiny, and really controls my frizz. This will be my go to from now on. It simply works!" —westongirlGet it from Sephora for $16. (Cruelty-free and PETA certified.)
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Promising Review: "I have long, straight hair I usually air dry. The south Florida humidity usually leaves it a frizzy mess and I've tried many products but nothing has worked like Ghost Oil. It leaves my hair soft and shiny, and really controls my frizz. This will be my go to from now on. It simply works!" —westongirl

Get it from Sephora for $16. (Cruelty-free and PETA certified.)

3. A curl amplifier for defining your natural curls and waves.

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Promising Review: "I'm West Indian and have super curly hair. I've been trying to find products that will not leave my hair frizzy while not leaving it heavy. 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 is nice and fragrant like a mild clean perfume without smelling of fruit like most curling products do." —Tiffmich

Get it from Amazon for $8.11.

4. A ceramic hair straightener so you can get the smooth style you're looking for without so much of the damage.

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Promising Review: "Heats up quickly and straightens perfectly, and I have really curly hair." —kenya Femiano

Get it from Amazon for $19.96.

5. A natural conditioner that'll help treat your dry, damaged hair.

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Promising Review: "Lemme tell you how amazing this conditioner is. Not only does it smell like when Grandma is baking, not only do you get this pleasant little scalp tingle when you use it, but after just a few days my hair looks like a frikkin Pantene commercial. Buy it, use it, tell the world." —D Paige

Get it from Amazon for $10.40. (Cruelty-free.)

6. A texturizing spray because some of us have thin, fine hair that could use a little help getting thick.

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Promising Review: "This is my newest rave! Smells fantastic and gives great texture to thin hair. It also doubles as a dry shampoo to revive your blow out. Love it! Don't let the price hold you back — a little goes a long way and you'll be glad to have it in your beauty arsenal!" —Matryoshka

Get it from Amazon for $46. (Cruelty-free.)

7. An anti-static and heat-resistant comb for assistance straightening your hair — if that's the look you're going for.

Promising Review: "I really like these combs. I don't usually fuss about my hair too much, but when I go out or straighten my hair I like for it to be as smooth as possible. I divide my hair into sections and run the comb through my hair a few times to get all the tangles and kinks out. The combs work really well and I have noticed that my hair behaves when I use them. They are a nifty product and the price is great too." —Winnie MagillGet a two-pack from Amazon for $2.41.
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Promising Review: "I really like these combs. I don't usually fuss about my hair too much, but when I go out or straighten my hair I like for it to be as smooth as possible. I divide my hair into sections and run the comb through my hair a few times to get all the tangles and kinks out. The combs work really well and I have noticed that my hair behaves when I use them. They are a nifty product and the price is great too." —Winnie Magill

Get a two-pack from Amazon for $2.41.

8. An organic curl-enhancing smoothie to help restore your bouncy, healthy curls.

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Promising Review: "I live by this stuff! It makes my curls bouncy and soft, just full of life! I use this every day and couldn't live without it!" —Roxanne

Get it from Amazon for $9.57. (Cruelty-free and PETA certified.)

9. Some hair towelettes infused with serum for dealing with your locks in between washes.

Get a 10-pack from Amazon for $4.24. (Cruelty-free and Leaping Bunny certified.)
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Get a 10-pack from Amazon for $4.24. (Cruelty-free and Leaping Bunny certified.)

10. A purple shampoo that'll keep you blonde hair actually blonde and not some brassy rendition of it.

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Promising Review: "The shampoo has a really nice smell, and the color is an intense violet-blueish. On the package, it says to apply it on wet hair and leave it in for about one to five minutes, (I left it for the full five minutes). It really eliminates those brassy unwanted tones that blonde hair can get. Another big plus, it leaves my hair lovely, shiny, and manageable — unusual for a purple shampoo. I just need a bit of my normal conditioner afterward, (otherwise it won't be soft), and I'm done. I won't ever use a different purple shampoo." —Tech Insider

Get it from Amazon for $10+. (Cruelty-free.)

11. An argan oil hair mask so you can soothe your parched mane by deeply conditioning it with essential vitamins and minerals.

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Promising Review: "I damaged my hair really badly from bleaching it. I went from black hair to red and back to black. My hair got really fried, split ends, shedding, and every time I brushed it my hair broke off. After doing extensive research I decided to buy this product and I've got to agree — this mask has given me amazing results on just the first wash!!!" —Melissa

Get it from Amazon for $12.30.

12. A dry shampoo because you woke up late again and the last time you washed your hair was...well, this will help!

Promising Review: "Love this product. I have very thin hair that gets greasy easily and could never find a dry shampoo that actually worked until I tried this product. (I have probably tried around 20 dry shampoos.) It also smells great! The only issue I can see is when it sprays on it is a white spray. I have blond hair, so this is not a problem for me." —clh2417Get it from Sephora for $23. (Cruelty-free and Leaping Bunny certified.)
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Promising Review: "Love this product. I have very thin hair that gets greasy easily and could never find a dry shampoo that actually worked until I tried this product. (I have probably tried around 20 dry shampoos.) It also smells great! The only issue I can see is when it sprays on it is a white spray. I have blond hair, so this is not a problem for me." —clh2417

Get it from Sephora for $23. (Cruelty-free and Leaping Bunny certified.)

13. Some root cover up for those moments, in between visits to the salon, where your natural color is deciding to make an appearance.

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Promising Review: "This is a great product. It's ever so slightly darker than my natural color, but I find if I brush it right after spraying, it naturally fades into my color. Although I color my gray hair, it comes back quickly. This is a great, easy, and fast fix to cover it. I do cover my face to make sure there isn't any over-spray on my face. Another hint is do not try and spray it too close. I tried that because my gray is only in a small area up front. It doesn't go well, I had to go wash my hair." —gkillgor

Get it from Amazon for $7.78+. (Available in eight shades.)

14. A smoothing serum to let your hair shine like the star it is.

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Promising Review: "Amazing! I have super thick hair and this serum helps it dry faster and keep the style with my brush. I no longer need to use my flat iron for the tricky areas." —Robin Wiessner

Get it from Amazon for $19.15. (Cruelty-free and PETA certified.)

15. A detangling brush so you can finally comb through your curls without destroying your hair.

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Promising Review: "I wet my hair with a spray bottle, put my Deva Curl in, then I use this brush and it gets all my tangles out with no pulling or resistance on my 3C-4A African American hair. I love this brush." —D. Green

Get it from Amazon for $10.77 (available in two colors).

16. A therapy hair mask made with keravis protein and argan oil to help strengthen your hair.

Promising Review: "I have color-treated, fine blond hair that I blow dry daily. When there is no humidity, my hair generally looks good. Once the humidity hits, my hair is usually a frizzy mess. I have noticed that on the days I use this mask, my hair is definitely more sleek, soft, and way less frizzy when the dreaded humidity hits. A little bit goes a long way so I can see this lasting me for several months. It does not weigh down my fine, naturally wavy hair." —Ms. Mc GibbletsGet it from Amazon for $11.99. (Cruelty-free and Leaping Bunny certified.)
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Promising Review: "I have color-treated, fine blond hair that I blow dry daily. When there is no humidity, my hair generally looks good. Once the humidity hits, my hair is usually a frizzy mess. I have noticed that on the days I use this mask, my hair is definitely more sleek, soft, and way less frizzy when the dreaded humidity hits. A little bit goes a long way so I can see this lasting me for several months. It does not weigh down my fine, naturally wavy hair." —Ms. Mc Gibblets

Get it from Amazon for $11.99. (Cruelty-free and Leaping Bunny certified.)

17. A strengthening shampoo and conditioner that'll leave your hair stronger than Britney was yesterday.

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Promising Review: "LOVE LOVE LOVE this product!!! Does EXACTLY what it claims. Helps keep my reds from fading so bad, and has noticeably helped to smooth my over-processed, damaged mane." —Mrs. Jessica Peel

Get the shampoo for $28.50 and the conditioner for $30.50 from Amazon. (Cruelty-free, vegan, but owned by L'Oreal.)

18. A ceramic curling wond for a smooth look that doesn't take too long, so your hair isn't under the heat longer than it should be.

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Promising Review: "Heats up pretty fast, and you can create big or small curls because of the one to half-inch barrel. The glove that comes with it is just a plain, thin, winter glove — not a real heat protection glove, but it will do because you won't have your hand on the barrel the whole time. Each curl takes about 10 seconds for good curl. Don't need to hold for a long time." —BEAUTIFUL HOLLISTER ( BH )

Get it from Amazon for $20.95+ (available in two sizes).

19. A daily shampoo made with plant botanicals that gently work to help break down the build-up on your hair.

Promising Review: "A wonderful product! Instills new luster into your hair! Gentle, cleansing, body-building, and moisture-packed. Really wish the product was available in a pump container!" —Susan G.Get it from Beauty Counter for $23. (Cruelty-free.)
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Promising Review: "A wonderful product! Instills new luster into your hair! Gentle, cleansing, body-building, and moisture-packed. Really wish the product was available in a pump container!" —Susan G.

Get it from Beauty Counter for $23. (Cruelty-free.)

20. A leave-in conditioner to help soothe all your split ends.

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Promising Review: "One of my favorite leave-in conditioners for my platinum blond, bleached, Asian hair. I apply it through my wet hair and it keeps my split ends and frizz down to a minimum. 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 $12.05.

21. A scalp and shampoo brush so you can get to your dandruff with more than just your shampoo.

Promising Review: "I have tried several dandruff shampoos and none of them got rid of my dandruff. I went to Amazon to get another one and this product showed up as an item that is normally bought with the shampoo I was getting. I decided to give it a try and I was so amazed. I wash my hair at night and the first morning I noticed I had a lot less flakes. The next morning I didn't see any. I give the credit to the brush because that is when the flakes stopped." —floridagirlleslieGet it from Amazon for $0.30.
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Promising Review: "I have tried several dandruff shampoos and none of them got rid of my dandruff. I went to Amazon to get another one and this product showed up as an item that is normally bought with the shampoo I was getting. I decided to give it a try and I was so amazed. I wash my hair at night and the first morning I noticed I had a lot less flakes. The next morning I didn't see any. I give the credit to the brush because that is when the flakes stopped." —floridagirlleslie

Get it from Amazon for $0.30.

22. Some Olaplex No. 3 because this shit is a straight-up miracle worker for anyone trying to restore their color-treated hair.

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Promising Review: "I absolutely LOVE everything about Olaplex!! As a woman with Jet Black hair, I was able to take my hair to a platinum ash blonde in literally ONE week and repaired it back to its silky, healthy texture after torturing it with two bleaching sessions and a toning session. Needless to say, but said anyway, my hair was DRY and STIFF after those two big bleaching sessions. The ends of my hair felt like gum! They were so fragile that I could literally pull them out with a small tug!! I had never seen my hair so dry! Deep conditioners, repair masks, and leave-in conditioners weren't really doing the trick. They more or less just 'covered' the damage. I needed some serious revival for my hair! I had heard about Olaplex when it first hit the market, but never gave it much thought until I seriously needed it! I took a deep breath before clicking that checkout button on Amazon and I am SOOO HAPPY that I did. Olaplex is a miracle in a bottle! It was worth EVERY PENNY!" —Nina Pooh XO

Get it from Amazon for $28. (Cruelty-free and 100% vegan.)

23. A heat protector that'll save your hair from all those blow dryers, straighteners, and curling irons you use on the daily.

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Promising Review: "This heat protector is by far the best I've ever used! Even my hairdresser said my hair looked and felt healthier than ever! The reviews are true! This is my go-to now!" —lindarosa

Get it from Amazon for $14.95. (Cruelty-free.)

24. A volume boosting powder capable of bringing your hair to new heights.

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Promising Review: "I have super flat and oily hair, and I'm a very lazy person who gives up on styling pretty quickly. This is the only product that actually gives my hair volume. I'm adding a picture for reference. All I did was dust some of this magic powder on my scalp in about three different sections, backcomb it quickly like a lazy person, added some hairspray, and called it a day. The volume doesn't flatten out at all! The main thing I want to point out is that it's super easy to use." —Pink Outpost

Get it from Amazon for $8.83. (Cruelty-free.)

25. A hair tool to get perfect beach waves without having to use up too much time.

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Promising Review: "I am definitely a last minute 'waker upper' and this deep waver is the perfect solution to me waking up 20 minutes before I need to leave! I have long hair, as you can see in the picture, and to go over my whole head only takes me about five minutes. I heat it up while applying makeup so that it's ready to go right away. It definitely gets you and an awesome 'beachy' wave and adds lots of volume. There is only ONE down side to it, my hand tends to get really tired and cramp while doing it. Be aware if you have weak hands like me that it takes more strength than just a normal curling iron." —Boshake

Get it from Amazon for $16.49.

26. An oil-infused shampoo for help maintaining voluminous, soft, and shiny hair.

Promising Review: "I always thought the conditioner made the difference, not the shampoo. However, this shampoo definitely proved me wrong. After using it once, my hair felt absolutely amazing. Never seen such perfect texture and softness. Won't ever go back to any other shampoo." —Amazon CustomerGet it from Amazon for $29. (Cruelty-free and vegan.)
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Promising Review: "I always thought the conditioner made the difference, not the shampoo. However, this shampoo definitely proved me wrong. After using it once, my hair felt absolutely amazing. Never seen such perfect texture and softness. Won't ever go back to any other shampoo." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $29. (Cruelty-free and vegan.)

27. A volume spray with a humidity resistance for 20 hours!

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Promising Review: "I save straight, Asian hair, which makes it really hard to find a hair product that actually works. Most of the hair sprays make me itchy after I apply them, but this one doesn't and it holds my hair quite nice." —young_jawn

Get it from Amazon for $12.88. (Cruelty-free and PETA certified.)

28. A hair-straightening brush so you can get a natural, healthy-feeling, frizz-free look.

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Promising Review: "I was so hesitant to buy this one. I had tried another brand of these and it made my hair look like it was blow dried only. This one is super easy to use and it made my hair look great. Took me less than five minutes to do a quarter of my hair — easily half the time it normally takes. And the glove left my fingertips intact. This worked on my curls, which are looser, and my daughter's curls, which are tighter. For the value you just cannot beat this!" —jenn

Get it from Amazon for $38.99.

29. And some coconut oil because nothing beats it for restoring moisture to your hair.

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Promising Review: "Love it! After both of my pregnancies, my hair became very dry. After just one use I'm addicted! I'm in love with the softness and shine it gives my hair. It gave me back my beautiful, healthy, shiny hair!" —cristina

Get it from Amazon for $9.99. (Cruelty-free.)

Now go, let that air flow through your hair!

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