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    32 Genius Ways To Finally Get Your Hair To Stop Frizzing

    Who's ready to make all of our hair problems go *poof*?!

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    1. Comb a treatment mask through your hair from root to tip to a) prevent waste and b) fully treat your bleached, dry, or frizzy tresses with the repairing product. It's actually a lot more effective than just trying to massage it with your fingers, meaning you'll see results STAT.

    Taylor Miller / Alice Yoo / BuzzFeed

    Btw, when in doubt go for argan oil and keratin treatments — they're practically fool-proof for fixing hair.

    This argan oil mask ($9.99 on Amazon) 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!

    For more tips, check out "15 Simple But Life-Changing Tips For Anyone With Curly Hair".

    2. Don't forget the importance of a heat protectant spray — spray this on before styling with tools so you can put a barrier between your delicate strands and red-hot plates. This one is even chock-full of argan, coconut, and olive oil to not only guard your hair, but cancel frizz and make it s-h-i-n-e.

    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 $9.53.

    3. Transform your tresses from weak to sleek (for cheap!) with Pantene's three-minute deep conditioner. 180 seconds of singing in the shower and it's SO LONG, FRIZZ. Bring. On. The. SHINE.

    Promising review: "I've been color-treating my hair for over 40 years. I've never had an at-home conditioner work. I've spent hundreds trying different salon products that did not work. I decided to this and I LOVE MY HAIR. FINALLY! My hair turns out fluffy and silky, and my hair is no longer hard to the touch. It would usually look alright, but it didn't feel good." —KarenIsHappy

    Get it from Walmart for $4.97.

    To learn more, check out "This $3 Deep Conditioner Will Give You Rich-Girl Hair!".

    4. Identify your ~hair type~ so you can better shop for specific products that have you in mind. For example, Shea Moisture styling milk is a great tool for defining natural, curly hair. However! John Frieda voluminous shampoo and conditioner is better for making fine, straight hair sleek and frizz-free *without* weighing it down.

    Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

    Promising review (for the John Frieda shampoo and conditioner): "After finishing the whole container of this shampoo, I have to say WOW. My hair is noticeably fuller without being coarse or rough. It is soft, shiny, holds better, and seems healthy! I was paying a fortune for other products that initially worked, but would eventually weigh my hair down into coarse, stick-like cartoon hair. This shampoo does a much better job at a fraction of the price." —Lori

    Get them from Amazon: Shea Moisture styling milk for $8.69 and John Frieda volumizing shampoo and conditioner for $6.37 each.

    For more helpful tips, check out "A Pro Hairstylist Gave Us Curly Hair Makeovers And A Bunch Of Really Good Tips We Can Actually Use".

    5. Nourish the heck out of your hair and say goodbye to dry, frizzy manes with nothing more than a Garnier leave-in conditioning cream. Its formula of vitamins B3 and B6, plus argan oil and citrus protein keeps your hair shiny and soft even in the face of humidity. The best part? You can use this on dry hair.


    Promising review: "I'm very impressed with this product! I have badly damaged hair like a bird's nest due to frequent hair coloring, Japanese perm, 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 its 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. I am very allergic to perfume and this has a very light fruity smell that didn't cause me to sneeze." —honeydew

    Get it from Amazon for $2.82.

    6. Hit the reset button on fried, over-processed manes with a dollop of L'Oréal repair treatment. Its blend of almond extracts and protein elixirs both strengthens your hair and protects it from further heat damage — it can even withstand bleaching! Talk about multitasking.

    ANDDD it mends split-ends and restores smoothness and 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.

    7. Dry your natural curls with a diffuser (and hold it at an upwards angle) instead of air drying so that your ringlets have more volume and look smoothly defined, not frizzy. Small change = big, big difference.

    Taylor Miller / BuzzFeed

    Check out even more curly hair tips from a pro hairstylist!

    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 $19.99.

    For more tips, check out "15 Simple But Life-Changing Tips For Anyone With Curly Hair". And! See what won best hair dryers on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    Just 👏look👏 at 👏that👏 definition!

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    8. Enlist the help of a leave-in argan oil treatment — a well-loved solution for many a frizz fighter. Why? It starts at the the scalp to restore shine to even the most over-processed, damaged hair.,

    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 $18.99.

    9. Control little flyaways with nothing more than a toothbrush and humidity-resistant hairspray — it'll hold those suckers down all day.


    Amika Fluxus Touchable Hairspray ($25 on Amazon or Birchbox) gives you humidity resistance and a frizz-free hold for up to 24 hours — aka how long you deserve to not worry about what's going on around your head. It even adds ~extra shine~ to make sure you're having the best hair day EVER.

    To learn more tricks, check out Birchbox for "7 Brilliant Toothbrush Beauty Hacks".

    10. Wash natural hair once every seven to ten days to prevent it from drying out and losing shape. If you find your hair is actually more on the oily side, switch to washing it twice a week.


    11. And when you DO wash your natural hair, use strictly curl-specializing formulas like a Head and Shoulders cowash. Its blend of tangerine, coconut oil, and castor oil detangle and condition, while gently cleansing your scalp. So long frizz, hellooooo definition.

    Jenny Chang / Via via BuzzFeed

    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 $8.97.

    Check out more curly-haired favorites in "24 Natural Hair Products You Can Actually Afford".

    12. Confront unhappy tresses ~head on~ with a fan-favorite Olaplex No.5 conditioner that'll repair even the most damaged hair with its highly moisturizing formula that targets weak hair, split ends, and frizz by re-linking broken bonds. So long, fried strands. Hello, SHINE.

    Promising review: "Olaplex saved my dry damaged hair! As someone who has been regularly experimenting with hair color since childhood, it’s not hard to believe I’ve done some damage to my hair. I’m also allergic to just about every product you can imagine. Thank you to Olaplex for rescuing my frizzy, dry, and split hair and giving it back its shine, even after I dye/bleach it over, and over, and over again! Trust me! It's the best thing you’ll ever do!" —Kitten

    Get it from Amazon for $28

    To learn more about Olaplex's similar hair repair treatment, check out "This Product Has Saved The Color-Treated, Totally Damaged Hair Of Thousands Of People".

    13. Wrap your hair into itself by making a tight (and chic!) bun. By keeping all your hair wound together, you'll naturally smoothen all your strands — and some humidity-resistant hairspray will make sure your hard work lasts.

    Lauren Zaser / Alice Mongkongllite / BuzzFeed

    What you'll need: bobby pins ($2.19 on Amazon), mini elastic hair ties ($3.30 on Amazon), styling clips ($8.99 on Amazon), and hair spray ($3.49 on Amazon).

    To learn more easy hairstyles, check out "21 Hairstyles You Can Do In Less Than Five Minutes".

    14. Prevent midnight breakage with a satin pillowcase. Not only will you feel like royalty, but you'll also naturally wake up with frizz-free hair, thanks to a total lack of pulling and tangling.


    Promising review: "These are the best satin pillow cases I have ever bought! They're inexpensive and wonderful!! I bought these to keep my curly hair frizz-free and easier to refresh in the morning with little work. I am extremely satisfied with these pillow cases. The material is so soft and keeps my hair frizz-free so I wake up with beautiful curls. They're also easy to clean." —It's Me VC

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $9.99 (available in sizes standard–king and 22 colors).

    15. Take matters into your own hands by using HerStyler Hair Repair Serum to treat 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.

    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 (also available in packs of two and four).

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

    16. Wait for your hair to dry 90% of the way before you blow-dry (and don't forget a diffuser for a sleeker finish!). Not only does this keep your hair healthy, but you have a better chance of straightening damp — not wet — hair without subsequently causing a frizzy mess.

    3 Arts Entertainment

    Promising review (for the diffuser): "This has totally transformed my hair! My curls tend to frizz and my hair takes millennia to fully dry. This isn't a miracle worker but it got my dry time down to about 40 minutes, which is close enough to a miracle for me. The 'fingers' don't break up my curls or cause any frizz and it diffuses air so well that it really helps thoroughly dry the root. I haven't had any problems with overheating or wear and tear despite dropping it about five times a week on average. Such a huge fan, and I cannot say enough good things about this diffuser." —M

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    17. Minimize tearing by switching to a widely-loved Wet Brush that'll detangle BOTH wet and dry hair, minus any painful pulling or breakage. Aka you'll still have every strand of hair you started with.

    Promising review: "Most people probably think a brush is just a brush. However, if you're like me and have long, often knotty hair, you know not all brushes are created equal. Most brushes induce tears at some point, even with a detangler spray, so it is safe to say I don't look forward to this process after my showers. I ended up with this Wet Brush, and it wins hands down. I don't feel a thing when brushing my hair, when it's wet or dry. I can't even explain how this brush works, but all I know is that it's a miracle. I'm planning to buy two or three more just so I never am without it." —Sara

    Get it from Amazon for $9.82+ (available in 10 colors).

    To learn more, check out "If Tangled Hair Is Your Worst Nightmare, This Brush Will Be Your Hero".

    18. Smoothen and soften your ringlets (all while giving them major definition) with DevaCurl SuperCream, a wildly popular anti-frizz styler that's rich with coconut oil for quick, shiny locks. Get ready for curls that bounce, *not* tangle.

    Promising review: "I have naturally curly hair that I usually straight iron it since I could never get it to air-dry without frizz. I used this product for the first time last night and my hair is light, smooth, managed, and SUPER curly! I am instantly in love with this! I now just go all-natural, and the best part is, if a curl goes flat you can use a dab on your finger to reactivate." —CorasMom

    Get it from Sephora for $28.

    19. ~Break free~ from accidentally tearing your hair (and therefore resulting in frizz) when drying it by opting for a gentler cotton T-shirt, instead.


    Get a cotton T-shirt from Amazon for $5.05+.

    To learn more tips, check out "Women With Curly Hair Perfect Their Curls".

    20. Or! If you're short on time, try this super-absorbent and lightweight microfiber towel. It cuts drying time *in half* and is much more gentle than the traditional cotton towel, so you and your hair are both happy and in one piece. No breakage = ~smooth~ sailing.

    Natalie Brown / BuzzFeed, Aquis

    Promising review: "I bought my first Aquis microfiber towels decades ago for a trip to the Galapagos. I actually still have my two original towels but have since added to the collection. They remain as good today as they were back then, and I don’t wrap my wet hair up in anything but! My hair is less tangled and dries faster when I wrap it in my Aquis towel straight from the shower. The added bonus is that while it is wrapped, I can easily do makeup without stray hairs ending up in the mascara brush. Love my Aquis towels!" —Loves to Travel

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (available in two sizes and five colors).

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's full review in "This Miracle Hair Towel Actually Cuts My Hair Drying Time In Half".

    21. Rid your hair of split ends without having to get a full cut with some nourishing argan oil. 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.

    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.

    22. Pack on a collagen-infused Elizavecca protein treatment to turn back the hands of time and bring back the shine you DESERVE. Five minutes of wearing this mask, and your mane will forget it ever even met flyaways. Commence slow-mo hair toss.

    Rebecca O'Connell / BuzzFeed

    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 is very thick, frizzy, and has a natural wave. Even when I dry it and straighten it, it still just looks dry and poofy. The first time I used this, I wet my hair a bit and let it sit on there for 20 minutes or so, then showered it off and let my hair air dry (which usually ends up in the dreaded frizz). Lo and behold my hair has never felt so silky and light — without being greasy, which is really important. The second time I used it, I just put on a little in the shower and let it hang out and rinsed it off at the end, and I got similar results as the first time I left it on for 20 minutes. This stuff is the best hair product I've ever purchased. And you really only need a little bit to get results right after the shower. I've always hated my air-dry natural wave, because of the condition of my hair, but this stuff lets me keep my waves (no styling required) and makes them look shiny and healthy." —TF

    Get it from Amazon for $8.29.

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

    23. Cut down on frizz AND time by using a Revlon one-step hair dryer and styling brush to straighten your hair in a more efficient manner. It boasts three heat and speed settings, as well as ionic bristles to evenly distribute its straightening power — meaning your tresses will be dry, blowout-worthy, and free of even ONE flyaway well before it's time for work.


    That's right — you can use this on wet hair! Talk about a timesaver.

    Promising review: "If you are in any way debating the purchase of this magical hair wand, PLEASE debate NO LONGER! My hair is down to my waist, and although it is naturally on the thin side it has always been a multi-step task to get it looking nice, shiny and smooth (all at once) and forget volume — as it has always been an impossible achievement. Frizz seems to be my best friend here in Florida. Boy am I glad I got this! My drying time has been cut in half — what before took two hair tools, now is done with only one hair tool which not only leaves my hair shiny, frizz-free, and super smooth, but also with some volume!! I would without a doubt pay $400 for this product if that’s what it cost, it’s THAT GOOD!!" —Judy

    Get it from Amazon for $56.99+ (available in two colors).

    24. Put your hair worries to rest by finding the right hairdo to sleep in. One of the easiest ways? Wear a satin bonnet to bed to protect your hair from frizzing overnight, even if you toss and turn 'til sunrise.

    Naturally Curly

    Promising review: "I have long hair that's super curly and after 26 years of life, I finally mastered styling my hair with the help of Devacurl products. The only problem I had was not being able to maintain my style overnight. I would have to wake up and start the wash, condition, gel, and diffuse process all over again. This bonnet not only fit my big hair, but it stayed in place all night as I slept. The next morning my hair was soft, curls intact, and frizz minimized." —online shopper

    Get it from Amazon for $17.96 (available in 10 colors).

    For more tips, check out Naturally Curly for "Five Ways To Sleep Without Ruining Your Curls".

    25. Scrub away dandruff and dullness with a shampoo brush — it'll gently deep-clean, exfoliate, and stimulate blood flow to your scalp to make sure every strand of hair gets the ultimate level of restoring treatment and comes out of the shower looking smoooooth. Healthier hair = less frizz.,

    Promising review: "I’ve suffered with 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 $8.59+ (available in three colors).

    26. Take a break from damaging hot tools (aka what's probably causing frizz) and achieve effortless beach waves by simply putting your (slightly damp) hair in twists before bed. All it takes is some bobby pins at night and a little hairspray in the morning!

    Song Of Style

    Come morning, your hair is already good to go! Which means you should feel free to sleep in, which is the greatest part of all.

    What you'll need: bobby pins ($2.19 on Amazon) and hair spray ($3.49 on Amazon).

    Check out the full tutorial from Song of Style for the full "No Heat Beach Waves Tutorial"!

    27. Treat second- (or third-) day hair with dry shampoo powder, instead of spray. It'll absorb excess oil without creating hardness or frizz *and* will even leave you a boost of volume! Did I mention it's formulated to perfectly match brunette hair? So long, white streaks AND flyaways.


    Its rice powder, kaolin clay, charcoal, cocoa, lavender and peppermint oil combo provides volume, absorbs excess oil, and generally makes it look like we haven't waited a full week to wash our hair.

    Promising review: "I LOVE this dry shampoo!!! I teach yoga and core fusion (sweaty, awesome workouts) full-time and this helps me go two or three days without having to wash my hair. I have really long, dark brown hair and this blends perfectly into my scalp, absorbs excess oil, and best of all, gives me a ton of volume!!! At the end of day two, after teaching six to eight sweaty classes, I can put this in and my hair looks fabulous!" —Stephanie M. Johnson

    Get it from Amazon for $12.90.

    See what won best dry shampoos on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    28. Ensure that your morning's hard work lasts all day by mastering the art of a frizz-free blowout — you'll need some styling serum and a diffuser. Does this require some effort? Yes. Does humidity stand a chance? NOPE.

    The Beauty Department

    What you'll need: leave-in conditioner ($26 on Sephora), styling clips ($8.99 on Amazon), hair styling serum ( $4.94 on Amazon), round bristle brush ($11.99 on Amazon), and a diffuser ($19.99 on Amazon).

    Check out more from The Beauty Department for how to do a frizz-free blowout!

    29. Give stubborn hair the *run down* by smoothing it out with some Garnier anti-frizz serum. Its argan oil formula works on both damp and dry hair to add shine and keep everything in place.

    Promising review: "This helps me go from waking up looking like Medusa to a tamed sophisticated ponytail in a few minutes with very little effort. I am a frizz monster by nature and approve of this product and its miraculous powers to make me look human." —Argo

    Get it from Amazon for $4.94.

    30. Update your look while also leaving your curls free of sizzling heat products with a surprisingly simple faux hawk. The best part: you can even rock this when faced with harsh humidity (especially when you wear a little hairspray). WIN.


    What you'll need: extra-thick hair ties ($7.59 on Amazon) and hairspray ($3.49 on Amazon).

    Check out the full tutorial in "1 Woman + 11 Hairstyles".

    31. Put your foot (or finger, that it) on unruly hair by protecting it with a spritz of R+Co anti-static spray. Its combo of vitamin E, argan oil, and anti-static agents team up to not only keep humidity from taking over, but actually soften and strengthen your tresses. Its finishing touch: lots of shine.

    Free People

    Get it from Free People for $28.

    32. Don't panic if you don't have time to blow-dry your hair every day after working out (or even just showering). Your hair probably wants a break from the heat, anyway! Instead, quickly style it into a braided bun that'll stay in place (and won't frizz later) if your hair is still wet — but you can use some It's A 10 styling serum just in case.

    Lauren Zaser / Justine Zwiebel / Via BuzzFeed Life

    Promising review (for It's A 10 hair serum): "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

    What you'll need: Hair ties ($4.11 on Amazon) and styling serum ($15.99 on Amazon).

    For the full tutorial, check out "This Braided Bun Is The Best Thing You Can Do With Wet Hair".

    You and hair now that you can spend more than 10 minutes in humidity:

    KC Film Office

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