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    23 Cheap Hair Products To Help You Forget All About Frizz

    Humidity — you no longer control us.

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    1. John Frieda Frizz Ease Secret Weapon Touch-Up Crème does just about everything you need to enjoy a full frizz-free day. It tames frizz and static, conquers flyaways, and even camouflages split-ends. AND! It helps to replace the natural oils you use while heat-styling. I do believe you just met your soulmate.

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    Use this while heat-styling!

    Promising review: "I have curly hair so when I straighten it, all of the little frizzies around my scalp and face come out. The tiniest little drop of this helps to smooth them out and keep my hair in place. I've been using this product for years and I plan to continue in the future." —CMCP

    Get it from Amazon for $6.23.

    2. HerStyler Hair Repair Serum takes matters into its own hands when it comes to treating fried, damaged tresses. Infused with vitamin E, aloe vera, and argan oil, this bb works overtime to restore shine, flatten frizz, and overall bring that tired mane back to LIFE. And all it takes a few swipes of your fingers.

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    Promising review: "I found this product through a BuzzFeed article for those with frizzy hair and THIS PRODUCT DID NOT DISAPPOINT, PEOPLE! I put this serum through the ringer; I got this to stand up to Bay Area fog AND the nasty, humid heat wave we got a couple weeks ago. No frizz, no extra curls. Nothing! On top of that, it made my hair super glossy. I'm very impressed. Heads-up though, a little goes a long way. One pump is enough to cover my hair and I have medium-length hair. Also, it can make your hair look oily if you use too much. I do have oily hair so working on my ends first then working to my roots works for me." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    To learn more, check out "Thousands Of People Say This Serum *Actually* Has Helped Their Dry And Frizzy Hair".

    3. Garnier Fructis Smoothing Treat One-Minute Hair Mask takes a grand total of ~60 seconds~ to restore dry, damaged hair into locks that S H I N E, thanks to nourishing avocado extracts. So long, frizz. Hello, slo-mo hair toss.

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    AND it feels totally weightless!

    Promising review: "First off I'm natural type 4B 4C and my hair LOVES this stuff. I use it as my cream in my LCO method. I also use it as a mask treatment using a conditioning cap. It leaves my hair soft, frizz-, and tangle-free. I will definitely be purchasing again." —SHELBIE BOONE

    Get it from Amazon for $3.99 (available in two formulas).

    4. Xtava Large Hair Diffuser enhances your natural curls' texture and definition with ~360 degree~ airflow to dry hair evenly, maximize volume, and cancel pesky frizz. It even features extra-long tips with drying vents to speedily dry thick, long hair from root to tip. Welcome to a new world of sleek blowouts.

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    Faster blowout = no more tired arms. Btw, this diffuser has a 1.8 inch diameter (which will fit *most* hairdryers).

    Promising review: "Forget those $200 dryers with their proprietary diffusers that claim to fix all of your curly hair frustrations. This diffuser reduces the amount of hair blowing your hair around (and therefore frizz), reduces the amount of times you need to move your dryer around your head, and distributes air and heat more evenly to your roots and ends. I have the standard Conair Infinity Pro blowdryer ($32.89) and removing the plastic ring inside the attachment let this diffuser attach securely to my dryer." —Jennifer

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    5. HSI Argan Oil Heat Protectant puts a barrier between your delicate strands and red-hot plates to avoid frying your hair. It's even chock-full of argan, coconut, and olive oil to not only guard your hair, but double as a leave-in conditioner to cancel frizz and make your locks g-l-o-s-s-y.

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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 how soft my hair felt after using it! It even helps my hair straighten better and makes it so shiny! Highly recommend." —Melissa

    Get it from Amazon for $9.49.

    6. Neutrogena Anti-Residue Shampoo hits the reset button for dull, damaged hair. Just a weekly rinse with this will remove dulling residues (hello, styling products) and bring your mane back to its previous ✨shiny✨, smooth state.

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    Promising review: "This is a great product! It removed months/years of product build-up in my hair that I didn't even know I had. After just one wash, my hair felt lighter, finer, more voluminous, and I needed fewer styling products to achieve the same results. I have long, dark, fine hair and I use this about once every two weeks, or once every four to five washes." —Kat

    Get it from Amazon for $4.74.

    7. Elizavecca CER-100 Protein Treatment packs on collagen-infused ingredients to turn back the hands of time and bring you the shine you DESERVE. Five minutes of wearing this mask, and your mane will be ready for its shampoo commercial debut. Just waiting for our big break...

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    It's packed with protein, Ceramide 3, and collagen so it can work quickly to get your hair shiny and soft.

    Promising review: "My hair used to be really shiny. Then I had purple hair for a year, followed by blue for six months. My stylist had to bleach the beejeebers out of my hair to remove all of the funky colors. Ever since, my hair has been dry, crispy, and definitely not shiny. This stuff really makes a difference! I used it maybe 10-14 days ago, and I just redid it tonight. After shampooing, I towel-dried my hair and then put a big blob throughout my long-ish hair and clipped it up. I left it on for quite a while, just puttering around and getting chores done. Then I rinsed it and my hair feels soft and looks much shinier. I will keep using this as long as I need to (it will take a few years to grow out all the damage while maintaining length). I'm really glad that I read that article and bought the product" —SHANNON FRASER

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50.

    Check out a BuzzFeed editor's full review (#1) in "7 Game-Changing Beauty Products We're Currently Obsessing Over".

    8. Remilia Keratin Hair Treatment needs only a *drop* of its powerful blend of vitamin B5, silk proteins, and keratin to treat oily roots, hydrate parched locks, and strengthen damaged manes. You can use them as both a heat protectant and a quick repair serum!

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    PLUS! These are cruelty-free, and the capsules are vegan-friendly and biodegradable!

    Promising review: "I'm in love with this product! I have complicated hair. It’s super curly, but very thin. I’m always searching for hair products that work for my hair type. Most products for curly hair tend to weigh my hair down and make it look greasy. But Remilia does the complete opposite; it has added shine and volume to my hair. It's actually defined my curls and given them more bounce. I’ve been using this product straight for almost two months and I’m hooked! Each cap contains a perfect amount of serum whether I wear my hair curly or straight. I usually use half of it when my hair is towel dried and then the rest before I straighten for extra heat protection. Or I’ll use it for extra shine and frizz control once my curls have dried. I’ve seen a big transformation in the health of my hair since using this stuff and I’ll definitely be back for more!" —Destiny

    Get a pack of 30 from Amazon for $22.75.

    9. It's a 10 Haircare Miracle Styling Serum can be used on both wet and dry hair to calm frizz and promote healthier locks through a combo of noni extract and castor oil — it seals at your hairs' cuticles to leave it feeling s t r o n g and back to ~shiny new~. Humidity — you don't scare us anymore.

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    Promising review: "I've been using this for years. I have long, straight hair. I use two or three pumps after washing and I just let my hair air dry. I've been complimented on my hair's shine and fullness many times over thanks to this serum!" —AnD12

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    10. MaxSoft Scalp Care Brush scrubs away dandruff, dullness, and stressed out strands by gently deep-cleaning, exfoliating, and stimulating blood flow to your scalp in order to make sure every strand of hair gets the ultimate level of restoring treatment.

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    Promising review: "I’ve suffered with a dry, flaking scalp for about a year now (pretty much started when I was pregnant and hadn’t gone away). I have used tea tree oil shampoo, dandruff shampoo, coconut oil, you name it. I finally read somewhere that exfoliating the scalp might help, but I was hesitant because years ago, I had a shampoo brush and it was very rigid, the bristles were fine and close together, and it made my hair a tangled mess. Anyway, I saw this shampoo brush and it looked a lot more flexible so I thought I’d give it a try and HOLY MOLY my flakes are gone! It’s made out of a silicone-type material and the little 'bristles' are flexible but still get the job done. I can literally brush my hair with shampoo in and it doesn’t get tangled. It’s amazing. Not only do I have zero flakes now, I feel like using this does a way better job at working the shampoo in and getting your hair and scalp really clean. I have super thick hair and no matter how much shampoo I use or how long I scrub my hair, I felt like the back, underneath part of my hair would sometimes stay dirty. This brush gets all that." —Meg R

    Get it from Amazon for $6.98+ (available in two colors).

    11. Hask Smoothing Shine Oils work individually to address different hair concerns. Want to replenish moisture, shine, and softness to dull locks? Coconut oil is your answer. Need to smooth things over with frizzy hair? Keratin oil will bring your over-processed tresses back to a sleek, glossy state. Looking to repair damaged hair ASAP? Argan oil will use its rich, essential fatty acids to make strands go from stressed to silky.

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    No matter what, ALL of them will lead to s-h-i-n-e. But let's break 'em down a little:

    Coconut Oil: both hydrates and strengthens, courtesy of its lightweight blend of coconut and Monoi oil. If you're looking for an easy way to nourish and moisturize your hair without making it greasy, this is your go-to.

    Keratin Oil: smooths frizzy hair in no time flat. It's loaded with hydrolyzed keratin to calm frizz, add LOTS of shine, and leave your hair totally tame. Oh, and it smells delightful!

    Argan Oil: allows you to hit the reset button on damaged, over-processed hair. Its essential fatty acids penetrate your strands to replenish shine and deliver soft, silky results. Basically, you two can wish frizzy, dull hair adieu together.

    Promising review (for the coconut oil): "I stumbled onto this product while waiting on line at Ulta and have been hooked ever since. I have been on the search for argan oil that is affordable, but doesn't make my hair look like I have gone weeks without showering for a long time. This oil makes my hair feel like silk, calms the frizz, and doesn't grease it up in the meantime. I buy this product in bulk to ensure I never run out." —rsh09

    Get them from Amazon: coconut oil for $5.79, and keratin oil and argan oil for $4.52.

    12. L'Oréal Elvive Total Repair 5 Protein Recharge Treatment helps you to hit the reset button on fried, over-processed manes. Its blend of almond extracts and protein elixirs both strengthens your hair and protects it from further heat damage — it can even withstand bleaching!

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    ANDDD it mends split ends and restores shine. I am IMPRESSED.

    Promising review: "I noticed a difference in my hair as soon as I used it. My hair is just past my shoulders by three inches. It's wavy, but extremely dry and has been shedding a lot lately. So I was desperate to try something new before losing it all. It’s so thin now that it’s a real concern. Right after the first use, I’ve noticed that it is shiny, soft, and much easier to mange. And it's tangle free and has body without being weighed down. It’s nice and fluffy. I LOVE THIS STUFF." —Aragonme

    Get it from Amazon for $5.97.

    13. Herbal Essences Micellar Water Shampoo and Conditioner combine blue ginger, micellar water, and sea kelp to rejuvenate damaged hair and wish flyaways adieu. First, the shampoo removes excess dirt and oil (aka dulling components), then the conditioner nourishes every strand to promote volume and shine. Aka, this is the #dreamteam.

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    Did I mention its lovely scent of fresh ginger blossom, floral bouquets, and clean musk?! I feel cleaner already. It's even color-safe!

    Promising review: "I adore this shampoo and conditioner! I have really dry hair from dying/bleaching so much, and this has helped me get back my healthy moisturized hair so fast!" —Elizabeth Quest

    Get the set from Amazon for $12.34.

    14. Diane Fromm Twist Flex Rods style your hair into gorgeous ringlets while you catch up on your beauty sleep (and give your locks a needed break from heat tools — aka the cause of most frizz). Consider these to be your overnight hairstylist that you absolutely do not need to tip.

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    Just twist them to your liking (a loop, C-, or S-shape)!

    Promising review: "As someone who colors their hair, I am constantly on the lookout for ways to style my hair without further damaging it. I therefore try to stay away from heated methods of styling hair as much as possible. I prefer heat-less methods like this, because the curls seem to set for longer and stay bouncy. Let me preface by saying this: the 'before' photos of my hair were taken after having the curlers in my hair for only two hours. I have pretty thick hair and was looking for a casual, wavy look...the fact that my hair took to curling in such a short period of time is AMAZING!! I also love the fun assorted colors." —kiana

    Get a pack of 30 from Amazon for $7.69+ (available in two styles).

    To learn more, check out "Hundreds Of People Use These $8 Twist Rods To Get Perfect Heat-Free Curls".

    15. Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl & Style Milk controls pesky frizz all darn day (humidity or not) and deep conditions your hair with coconut oil and shea butter, so your curls remain soft, shiny, and bouncy — aka what you DESERVE. And! It prevents knots and breakage!

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    Promising review: "I hate putting gel, mousse, or any product in my hair that will dry it out. My hair is very thick and curly so frizziness is almost unmanageable. I always keep it up in a bun and out of my eyes. This product allows me the freedom to wear my hair loose without the concern that it will turn into a giant frizz monster later. Plus, it smells lovely. I also adore the fact that it's vegan and cruelty-free! Shea Moisture has got me hooked for life." —Noelle

    Get it from Amazon for $5.59.

    16. Remington Pro 1-1½” Curling Wand creates effortless waves, even on stick-straight hair. It's simpler to control than traditional curlers so beginners can quickly master beach waves in a matter of minutes. Plus its ceramic plating helps to prevent heat damage *and* create a super smooth finish! No frizz allowed.

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    Promising review: "I always envied those who went to school or work every day with their hair curled. With a normal curler, it took me ages to do my hair and it just looked weird on my straight Asian hair. I don't know what it is about this curler, but I'm able to achieve the loose big curls and do it within 10 minutes before work. I'm not the type to spend forever on hair every day. I think since I tend to have the larger part of the barrel towards the top of my head and the skinnier part on the bottom ends, that's what gives it a more natural looking transition from my straight hair at the top which then turns into big curls. This heats up very quickly and with one press of a button. To end this, I just wanted to say that I have several other curling wands from different companies, and I only use this large-barrel Remington wand. It's affordable and a great wand." —Margaret Swan

    Get it from Amazon for $24.49.

    To learn more, check out "This Curling Wand Will Give You Perfect Waves Even If You Suck At Doing Hair".

    17. Head and Shoulders CoWash blends tangerine, coconut oil, and castor oil to detangle and condition, while gently cleansing your scalp. Frizz? Never heard of it. But may I introduce you to full, defined locks?

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    Promising review: "I chose it because after a harsh winter and a vacation in the sun, my scalp is very dry and my hair pretty stressed. I applied it after shampooing and let it sit on my scalp and hair for a few minutes. It rinsed out easily. My hair looks and feels well conditioned but not overly so. My scalp feels far less itchy. My hair shines and has no frizz or flyaways. It smells great too. I’m very impressed." —Quickbeam

    Get it from Amazon for $8.54.

    18. Arvazallia Premium Argan Oil Hair Treatment has become a well-loved solution for many a frizz fighter. Why? It starts at the scalp to restore shine to even the most over-processed, damaged hair — meaning you'll be left with a mane that looks like it's never even SEEN a blow dyer.

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    Promising review: "I have really coarse, color-treated 4C hair and have been through many products attempting to keep it tamed, soft, and moisturized. Very few are effective in doing so, however, this has done more than an amazing job. I even purchased it for my mother who has even thicker hair than I do and she loves it. I was able to use this to blow dry my hair which usually causes a lot of breakage and damage, but when I blow dry my hair with the oil, I barely had any breakage." —Georgina J.

    Get it from Amazon for $18.04.

    19. Hask Keratin Protein Smoothing Deep Conditioning Treatment Packet comes in an easy-to-use travel packet so you never have to accept vacation frizz again (CURSE you, hotel shampoo). A dollop of this + 10 minutes = smooth, glossy locks for your OOO insta.

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    Promising review: "My hair is super damaged from years of bleaching/straightening, and after using this hair mask I literally felt like I shaved all my hair off and grew it back at beautiful full strength again! Five stars!!" —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $4.80.

    20. Pure Nature Argan Oil Hair Mask is packed with restoring all-natural ingredients like collagen, keratin (always a win for damaged hair), and organic jojoba and argan oils to work like a leave-in conditioner and quickly strengthen weak, damaged hair. Reviewers swear by how healthy and shiny their hair looks and feels afterward!

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    Promising review: "I have thin hair, so it gets frizzy after I blow-dry it. This product smoothed it out — no hairs are sticking out anymore and the body of the hair is shiny and looks healthy. The texture and the smell are pleasant. I think I'll try keeping it in my hair longer next time, so that the effect is even more prominent. Would recommend it to those that are looking for a product that enriches hair with natural oils and smoothes hair texture out." —Nina

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    21. Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Leave-In Conditioning Cream ~smooths~ things over between you and tangles by nourishing each and every strand with vitamin E and argan oil. AND! Your now glossy mane will stay frizz-free, even in the toughest humidity.

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    Promising review: "I'm very impressed with this product! I have badly damaged hair due to frequent hair coloring, perms, and hot tools for styling. I was at first reluctant to buy this since it was so cheap and I normally use expensive salon brands. Since I've been using so many products and it didn't take away the tangle or frizz very well, I decided to purchase this product based on high reviews. I am so glad I did! It got rid of my tangles and made my hair very soft and smooth. Just because it's cheap doesn't mean it won't work as well. In this case it worked spectacularly! I am also impressed with the smell!" —honeydew

    Get it from Amazon for $2.82

    22. Aria Starr Beauty Organic Argan Oil helps you rid your hair of split-ends without having to get a full cut. Its formula has damaged, broken hair in mind to both restore shine and softness — aka you can maintain your mane's smoothness even if you REALLY don't want to snip it yet.

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    Argan oil does it all: tames frizz, adds shine, and restores silky hair. You can even use it on your face to even out your skin tone!

    Promising review: "I only got this argan oil last night, but when I woke up and saw the results in my hair overnight I had to review it. My hair has been DRY and lacking texture the last few years since I started dyeing it. This made me super sad, because I can remember how heathy and textured it used to be and no product could ever quite rejuvenate it back to its pre-salon days. I've emptied countless bottles of hair masks, deep conditioners, expensive oils, you name it. In just one use I am already so thrilled to see a glimpse what my hair used to look like. I can't wait to see the longterm results!" —Susie Muth

    Get it from Amazon for $6.45.

    23. L'Oreal Lock It Bold Control Hairspray fights humidity for up to ~48 hours~ so you don't need to worry about frizz ruining your perfect updo. It even adds a touch of volume — all while feeling super lightweight.

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    Promising review: "I have super fine, limp, no-body hair. I have tried for years to find a hairspray that would give me a lasting hold. At least longer than fixing my hair and walking to the car. I HAVE NOW FOUND IT!! I can now curl my hair on a humid day and still have curls the next day. This STUFF IS A-MAZING!!! A little goes a long way. And is smells fantastic! I've had everyone I know buy it and they all love it too. If you're like me, BUY IT! You won't regret it! I want to purchase stocks, this one is a winner!" —When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade

    Get it from Amazon for $3.85.

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