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    22 Things Anyone With Long Hair Needs ASAP

    Long care. Like, so much.

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    1. An intensive argan oil mask for restoring shine to even heavily damaged or dry hair.

    Promising Review: "Wow. This leave-in makes your hair feel like silk and is lightweight. Has the Moroccan scent, but not over the top. Great buy compared to the salon brand. Way less frizz. I am a natural brunette with balayage highlights and my hair is 26 inches. So, it's safe for color-treated hair and it keeps your hair healthy-looking." β€”Nashville Robyn

    Get it from Amazon for $9.06.

    PS: If you wash your hair only a few times a week, use an in-shower hair mask like this every other wash instead of regular conditioner.

    2. A shower drain to avoid the horrible act of unclogging unsightly residue.

    Promising Review: "My first thought was, 'How are my husband and I not bald?' Seriously, I empty this thing every other day and it is always completely gunked up with hair and goo of all types. It was easy to install. Unscrew the small metal drain covering, gag at the stuff growing on the underside of said covering, and pop the TubShroom in the hole." β€”LT

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99. Also available as a sink drain.

    3. A dry shampoo so you can hit snooze and still have a good hair day.

    Promising Review: "Gives me a better hair day than freshly washed hair. I'm not into doing my hair, so this is perfect for some volume and going an extra day without washing it!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $20.50.

    4. A hot-air brush that'll shave time off your morning routine but boost volume to your bouffant.

    Promising Review: "I'm really pleased with the way this styles my hair. I have long hair that has a wave in it that sometimes drives me up the wall, but this brush takes care of that wave and gives my hair a really nice, straight look." β€”MGS Arizona

    Get it from Amazon for $25.49.

    5. A pack of foam rollers to amp up your curls without cranking the heat.

    Promising Review: "I have hair to my knees. These really worked to curl my hair and last all day. The best part Is no frying my hair with heat. They also did not break or get tangled in my hair." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $11.84.

    6. A detangling brush that evenly distributes conditioner as it unknots frizzy locks in the shower.

    Promising Review: "I have straight, thick hair past my shoulders and I have always used a wide-tooth comb to distribute conditioner through my hair in the shower. Recently I've noticed that the underside of my hair was really getting snarled since switching to a sulfate-free shampoo and conditioner, and my comb was ripping my hair out. I decided to try this and it was worth every penny. My hair is silky smooth. The best part is that the hair stays in the brush instead of all over my shower like it used to." β€”Ymasher

    Get it from Sephora for $17.

    7. A dryer for a daily blowout without **blowing out** your bank account.

    Promising Review: "Great dryer. I have long, thick hair and it has the right amount of power to dry my whole head in 15 minutes. Also, it gives a great shine without so much frizz, and I live in FLORIDA, so I know frizz!" β€”Rose Gualtieri

    Get it from Amazon for $24.94+ (available in 12 colors).

    8. A glossing spray so brilliant it may go to your head.,

    Promising Review: "AMAZING, AMAZING, AMAZING! My cousin, sister, and I just love this stuff. I have super-long hair and sometimes when I get tangles this helps me to brush them out, plus this makes your hair very soft." β€”Trunks13grl

    Get it from Amazon for $3.25.

    9. A salt spray for mermaid waves β€” even if you have two legs and live on land., Instagram: @captainblankenship

    Promising Review: "I have long, naturally wavy (but frizzy!) hair and it takes forever to dry. I was looking for a product that would give me pretty, beachy waves while letting it air dry, instead of frizzy or 'crunchy' curls. I heard about this from a friend and decided to try it out. I towel =0dried my hair, sprayed this all over. I had pretty, beachy waves! After one time, I'm hooked!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $18.50.

    10. An extra-long curling wand so each and every strand is styled to perfection.

    Promising Review: "I LOVE it! I have really long hair and have been trying to get along with a regular length conical-shaped curling wand. It was a nightmare. My hair was continually sliding down the barrel. This curling wand is super long and easily accommodates my hair, even with thick strands. And because I can fit big bunches of hair on at a time, I can curl my hair faster." β€”Happy Mommy

    Get it from Amazon for $23.95.

    11. A super-absorbent towel made to wrap up lengthy tresses and smooth out pesky split ends.

    Promising Review: "This hair towel has made a noticeable difference in my fine, oily hair. The towel dries my hair fast, and vanquishes frizz and fly-aways. My hair looks smoother and shinier. This towel doesn't fall off my head when I use it, so it makes multitasking while my hair dries easier." β€”Boadicea

    Get it from Sephora for $35 (available in four colors).

    12. An extra-thick tie that will never let your pony ~down.~

    Promising Review: "I have hair down to my waist, and it's maybe medium in thickness. These hair ties really are a lot stronger and stay in place better than regular skinny ones. I can wrap these around my hair three times." β€”Andrew

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    13. A keratin treatment with professional results minus the hair-raising price.

    Promising Review: "I'm a professional stylist with access to all the best products, but every so often I decide to try something one of my clients told me about. All I can say is wow!" β€”Wendy

    Get it from Amazon for $4.07.

    14. A mousse strong enough to tame even the most defiant and heavy ringlets.

    Promising Review: "I have the kind of hair that does not like to be controlled, and it's almost impossible to get it to work with a lot of hair products out there. Overall, it got me through the day without the feeling of getting home and looking in the mirror to hope I didn't look like that all day." β€”U. Franco

    Get it on Amazon for $14.10.

    15. Long hair should be washed only three to four days a week (if it can be helped) to avoid drying your scalp, so a shower cap is great for the days you skip shampooing.

    Promising Review: "This is a nice, large shower cap for those of us with big heads and/or lots of thick, long hair (or in my case both), which I had trouble finding locally in stores. The lacy elastic band keeps my hair snugly in place and dry." β€”SeaGoddess3240

    Get it from Amazon for $4.59.

    16. A shampoo for less-than-luscious manes that starts at the root of the problem by nourishing your scalp., Instagram: @clearhaircare

    Promising Review: "I have long hair and am trying to reduce some of the breakage I get when brushing. Smells wonderful and leaves my hair soft and shiny. It doesn't leave my hair feeling weighed down or greasy-looking." β€”JShackleford

    Get it on Amazon for $8.99.

    17. An array of sectioning clips for when your styling routine is just too ~in your face~.

    Promising Review: "Love these clips!!! Such a strong hold!!! Holds up thick hair with just one clip!!! Highly recommend!!!" β€”anonymous

    Get them from Amazon for $7.25.

    18. An all-natural almond oil so smooth you'll want to take it to dinner.

    Promising Review: "It is just amazing at keeping your hair free of split ends, and makes your hair healthy, shiny, and so soft!" β€”Debi S

    Get it from Amazon for $10.96.

    19. A travel brush that'll keep your coiffure on point, rain or shine.

    Instagram: @tangleteezer,

    Promising Review: "For as long as I can remember, my morning routine included tons of detangling liquids, and tons of tears. I didn't expect Tangle Teezer to completely solve this problem, but in my situation even slight improvements make a difference. So when I tried it for the first time, I was in tears again. But this time my tears were happy. It's like I've grown different hair. Dry, wet, tangled as a mop, it makes no difference β€” I am able to detangle it in just a couple of strokes, with my eyes closed and hands tied." β€”Sasha

    Get it from Amazon for $14.43+ (available in three colors).

    20. A dry conditioner to freshen a blowout for days.

    Promising Review: "I use this on the bottom half of my hair after I've used dry shampoo on the roots. It works really well by keeping my hair soft and full throughout the day. I do notice a big difference using this as opposed to only dry shampoo. I have straight, semi-fine blonde highlighted hair that can easily look damaged, but this product keeps it looking healthy between washes." β€”Tammy J

    Get it on Amazon for $19.93.

    21. A shampoo that's ready for the long haul.

    Promising Review: "I have lots of thin shaft hair that is down to my waist and this makes combing my hair easy." β€”Shreimer

    Get it from Amazon for $6.30.

    22. A satin pillowcase that puts real meaning to "silky smooth.",

    Promising Review: "This silk pillowcase is great if you have natural hair! It feels very nice on my skin and hair and allows for moisture to be kept in my hair instead of robbing my thick, coarse hair of its moisture β€” which a cotton pillowcase tends to do. Great buy!" β€”Lorraine

    Get it on Amazon for $19.99 (available in 26 colors).

    And don't forget to braid your hair before bed to prevent tangles and split ends!


    Reviews here have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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