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    26 Things To Make Your Hair Look Like You Stepped Out Of A Damn Commercial

    Hair masks, innovative hair tools, and more that'll make your hair look like you spend hours at the salon when you're actually doing less work.

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    1. IGK Multi-Tasking Dry Shampoo, that'll both add major volume and soak up excess oil and sweat (thank you, third day of not washing hair), courtesy of its key ingredients: turmeric and charcoal powder.

    Not to mention it's cruelty-free and vegan!!

    Promising review: "I love this dry shampoo! It’s always a chore for me to look for one that works perfectly — something that does not leave a white cast at all, absorbs oil and sweat, adds a slight pleasant smell, and gives a just blow dried hair look. This is the one! It smells pleasant. I have oily, shoulder-length black hair and this is so good! I don’t use much since it has stronger absorbency than regular high-end dry shampoos." —GlassHips

    Get it from Sephora for $27.

    2. John Frieda Lightening Shampoo and Conditioner for highlighting your strands over time without a hefty salon bill. Professional-esque coloring for under $10? WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN ALL MY LIFE?

    Check out Aimee Song's full review on Song of Style for why she loves this naturally-brightening treatment!

    Promising review: "I have the darkest brown hair possible and definitely saw a difference after only one use of this. It brought out my natural auburn highlights and the directions were fool-proof. I also noticed 'brightening' at the roots when I blew out my hair. My overall impression once my entire head was dry is that it does what I expected — it 'lifts' your hair color. It looks really natural, too." —Jennifer A.

    Get the conditioner from Amazon for $7.45.

    3. Berta Ceramic Hot Brush so you can start every day looking like you had an entire team to help you — which if people want to believe, so be it.

    Btw, if you're saying "wtf is a hot brush," it's essentially a rounded brush that does all the work of a curler but requires half the effort (it can straighten too!). It features temperature settings of 200-410℉ and a non-slip soft touch rubber grip so you always feel in control.

    Promising review: "I have literally tried every curling technique and device out there — even my stylist was like, 'I'm just not sure how to get the look you want without putting a ton of product in your hair.' We tried the flat iron method, the flocked rollers, the teeth roller, skinny curling wands, fat curling wands, curling sticks, everything. Nothing worked! Well I have found the one that my hair loves!

    Here I am weeks later, absolutely in love with a hair tool. I can create a beautiful hairdo in minutes and it lasts all day! It's super easy to use, it doesn't tangle my hair, I can create multiple styles, and I can even do something quick on mornings I'm running late." —Kris

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99.

    4. Hask Deep-Conditioning Coconut Oil Hair Mask, because every mane deserves some TLC (especially if it costs the same as a pack of gum). You're just practicing self care.

    It's all natural and loaded with Monoi and coconut oils to give your tresses some major shine (and it smells amazing).

    Promising review: "This is probably the best deep-conditioning hair mask I've ever tried. It left my hair so soft — it felt like how it used to before I damaged it so much. Plus, there's a lot in the packet! This is a miracle product. Definitely worth the money!" —Joy

    Get it from Amazon for $1.99.

    5. Kristin Ess Rose Gold Temporary Tint that'll leave major impressions but take extremely little effort. Read: point and spray.,

    It's more visible on pre-lightened or blonde hair — and washes out in one to three shampoo washes, so it's totally non-commital! Just spray it on damp hair and towel dry to really soak up the color.

    Promising review: "Amazing! Finally a beauty product that does EXACTLY what it advertises. It is definitely a little messy, but it comes right off of any surface I got it on, and it didn't stain my towel or my hands. I brushed it through to make sure it was applied evenly throughout. It's a super non-committal way to do something super fun with your hair." —evenezia

    Get it from Target for $12.

    6. Miss Jessie's Pillow Soft Curls, a curl-defining styling cream for drastically softening and defining your ringlets (without the need for heated tools) — goodbye forever crunchy residue!

    Just apply to damp hair (or combine with a diffuser for dry hair)! It'll air dry to leave naturally big, glossy curls — plus it's super lightweight! AND cruelty-free!

    Promising review: "I have always hated my curls and fought them with chemicals and heat. But now, living in a very humid climate is wreaking havoc on my hair, just frizzing it back up. So lately I have been trying different products and styles to tame my curls (coarse curls on top, soft curls underneath and kinky at the roots). Just one use of Pillow Soft Curls and I am in LOVE! My hair feels incredibly soft and bouncy, I have never found a (curly hair) product that I can say I love until now!" —Sinclair11

    Get it from Amazon for $16.94.

    7. Briogeo Scalp Revival Charcoal and Tea Tree Scalp Treatment so itchiness and flaking are booted off your head and are replaced with healthy, glossy hair.

    This seriously-effective formula infuses binchotan charcoal that draw impurities (flaking, etc.) from your scalp and hair follicles and relieve itching with cooling peppermint and spearmint oils. This also helps heal your scalp from any irritation or inflammation! Plus, witch hazel water balances out oil production while sodium hyaluronate and aloe work to hydrate your scalp. AND biotin (a vitamin) boosts nutrients for healthy hair growth. So yeah, this does it all.

    Promising review: "I have a very dry scalp and a lot of flakes coming out every time I flip, touch, or brush my hair. It was so embarrassing every time when I wear dark tops. My scalp was so itchy and suffered hair loss. It has been an ongoing issue for over a year. I tired every single product and nothing helped. This treatment and shampoo duo works on first try. On my first try, I noticed less flakes and itchiness. On my third try, you could tell the dead scalp buildup is almost gone! I know it is pricey, but it works." —angelfromhell

    Get it from Sephora for $32.

    8. Synthetic clip-on hair extensions, because the best way to turn heads is by dramatically lengthening and thickening your 'do overnight.

    BTW, these have 1,448 five-star reviews!! They're synthetic, but you can still wash and curl them!

    Promising review: "Okay, so I am very picky about hair extensions. I've spent hundreds of dollars on numerous sets, and have never been completely satisfied. UNTIL NOW! These are BY FAR my favorite (and for such an amazing price)! If you're worried that this deal is too good to be true (because I was) then stop worrying and buy these extensions! Also, I have very short hair and they still look great! Very full and luscious. And you can straighten them. I'm very happy." —Makenzie Long

    Get a five-pack from Amazon for $8.99 (available in three sizes and 16 colors).

    9. A Scalpmaster shampoo brush that'll gently deep-clean each and every hair follicle and politely inform dandruff and dullness that they are no longer welcome.

    Promising review: "I'm so extremely impressed with this. I've been battling dandruff for two years since I moved to the south. There's something about the humidity that has not agreed with me, and it's been a hassle. From home remedies to expensive salon shampoos, nothing has worked until now. Not only did this work immediately, but my hair is silky smooth as well." —Tarin G

    Get it from Amazon for $0.55.

    10. VAV ceramic automatic curling wand for spinning your hair into effortless, full waves at just the click of a button (all while causing less damage than typical curlers) .

    It features a tourmaline ceramic–coated 1" barrel and can heat up to 400° Fahrenheit in sixty seconds, too!

    Promising review: "I have been looking for the perfect hair curler for my hair. My hair is dead straight and pretty thick. It takes me hours to curl my hair. I wanted something that would be easy for me to use and quick! I thought it was not possible until a friend of mine told me about this curler. I tried it at her house and fell in love! I bought this the moment I got the chance to. This hair curler is the best — it cut the time to curl my hair in half and I no longer have to worry about getting my fingers to close to the iron (to twist it to the iron). My hair came out easily and with beautiful curls. I love how this curler twists my hair around the iron." —ChristinaKS

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    11. Davines OI All in One Milk, a leave-in treatment so damage left over from heat styling and coloring (oops!) is nothing but a distant memory.

    This life-saver moisturizes as you style so your hair both looks and feels great. It's loaded with roucou oil and ellagic acid to both promote hair growth and prevent cell damage. It even has provitamin B5 and a functional amino complex to deep-condition strands to protect your hair from heat damage and prevent frizz.

    Promising review: "I have fine, flat, straight hair that tends towards frizzy and tangles easily. I bought this full size product after my stylist has been using it on my hair for probably over a year. My salon uses all Davines products and I have slowly transitioned all of my styling product over. My hair always feels amazing after a salon trip, but I’m always more impressed if I can get it to feel that way at home. Success! This leaves my hair soft, easy to comb out, and the smell is wonderful. Even better, my hair has that 'just brushed' soft feeling all day long. I am finally (and happily!) replacing my go-to detangling spray with this wonderful product." —Birchbox Customer

    Get it from Birchbox for $32.

    12. InStyler's ceramic styling brush, because this is the year you finally conquer the art of fast straightening, thick hair be damned.

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    It has 65 ceramic heated plates to separate and style each strand of hair. You can adjust the temp from 300°F–450°F, depending on how much heat you'd like to apply. If regular flat irons don't work for you, this is definitely worth a try!!

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's full review on her *brush* with luck after finding this this life-changing tool!

    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. I love the result!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $59.62.

    13. L'Oréal Ever Pure strengthening shampoo and conditioner that'll repair fragile hair and protect it from coloring, heat, and even UV rays. Basically it's like those things never happened and now you're glossier than a show pony.

    Its main ingredient, goji (a super fruit), will undo the negative effects of coloring and bring your tresses back to their luxuriously smooth state. And it's sulfate-free!

    Promising review: "I love this set of shampoo and conditioner. I dye my hair and it's really fine, so it's always super dry. Because of this, I tried so many shampoos without any good results, but this set makes my hear as soft as silk! I take them wherever I go!" —RoBin

    Get the shampoo and conditioner from Amazon for $5.49 and $5.99.

    14. Adorn Hydrating Hair Oil and Perfume for both calming frizz and adding shine — all while making your 'do smell like amethyst, jasmine, ylang ylang, and violet. Don't be alarmed if people stop to sniff you.

    Promising review: "This has become my favorite thing to put on my hair. Somehow it always makes my hair look amazing with the perfect amount of texture and wave. I have thick, naturally wavy hair, and I feel like this stuff helps my hair live its best life. Get this. Get two. I'm about to buy more." —Kristien

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $14.40 (originally $18).

    15. Olaplex Hair Perfector No. 3, an at-home repair treatment so no matter what the heck you're struggling with (burnt hair, color damage, etc.) you can get those luscious locks back in business — all without taking out a loan for the salon.

    Crazily enough, this isn't even a conditioner — just a very intense repair kit that's usually exclusive to salons (typically you use this after over-bleaching and coloring, but it's also great for any kind of damage!). It relinks broken bonds in hair to provide structural repair. TL;DR: your hair goes from stringy AF to shiny and new. #Science.

    Promising review: "I have highlighted hair, and before Olaplex I had problems with breakage. Since using Olaplex, my hair is stronger and much healthier. I did take a short break, as I was trying to save money, and I totally saw the difference in my hair. I have now gone back to faithfully using it once a week, and my hair is back to being strong despite the coloring and use of heat on my hair. It is worth every penny!" —mapb

    Get it from Sephora for $28.

    16. Silk18 Argan Oil and Keratin Conditioner, because it's 2018 and we deserve nothing less than a smooth, silky look. No split ends or frizz allowed.

    This series of conditioning agents and natural ingredients (jojoba and argan oils) deep condition for plenty of moisture, shine, and strength. Plus, botanical keratin replenishes low keratin levels (a common cause of frizzy hair).

    Promising review: "I have finally found what I have been looking for. For years and years I have damaged my hair. I'm constantly bleaching, then back to black, then bright red. Repeating this over and over. Finally I dyed my hair close to my natural color and have been letting it grow out for about five months now. My new hair is healthy, but the rest is just awful and there is not enough new hair for me to feel comfortable cutting it. I have used so many conditioners that barely even worked. This is the first one that worked wonders. Now my hair lays flat, there’s no frizz, and my hair is gorgeous and ridiculously shiny without being or looking greasy. All in all, I 100000% suggest this, especially if your hair is as damaged, thick, and as frizzy as mine." —McKinsey

    Get it from Amazon for $10.45.

    17. Amika Brooklyn Bombshell blowout spray with a lightweight formula of sea buckthorn berry oil that'll not only protect from heat damage, but add major volume and luster.

    Promising review: "I've been using this product for about two years now and I love it. It adds just a little bit of hold for soft, natural waves and it dries to a soft, touchable feel. The difference in my hair and the way it styles with and without this product is like night and day. I will always love this spray." —Emily K

    Get it from Birchbox for $25.

    18. Flora Hair Treatment Oil for spritzing on shine during days you did *not* wake up like this — but no one will know.

    It's jam-packed with natural oils and flower essences so you essentially feel like the healthiest person on earth. And it's certified vegan!

    Promising review: "This smells amazing! It seriously makes you feel so relaxed when you put it in your hair. I actually use a tiny bit during the day and just leave it in — it doesn't make my hair look oily. I swear it has made my hair so much healthier. My friends keep asking why my hair hair grown so fast and this is all I've been using!" —STUDENTLIFE

    Get it from Free People for $38.

    19. Majestic Pure Argan Oil Hair Mask so you look like you just stepped out of an expensive AF salon, when really you let this sit while you watched TV.

    This thing is packed with beneficial ingredients (vitamin E, fatty acids, and Moroccan oil just to name a few) to restore any hair type back to a brilliant shine and push damage to the side.

    Promising review: "I would give this product 10 stars if I could! I have tried so many products and concluded that I would just have dry frizzy hair forever! I used it the day I received it and was astonished at the outcome!! My hair felt silky after leaving it on for five minutes and rinsing it out. When it dried and I styled it, I have never had such shiny healthy-looking hair!" —Nancy Mortensen

    Get it from Amazon for $13.12.

    20. Remington's anti-static, ceramic flat Iron, because achieving straight hair shouldn't make you lose your head over price tags.

    It can heat up to 410°F and works to fight static and frizz as your straighten!

    Promising review: "I got this to replace a high-end brand that I dropped and broke. The iron I dropped was so heavy — it was uncomfortable to use. I had doubts that this one at such a low price would be able to handle my hair. To my great surprise, it not only handles my hair, but it conquers it even better than the high-end brand ever did. Dropping the old iron was a blessing in disguise: no more tired arm, much better hair!" —TORRIE

    Get it from Amazon for $19.96.

    21. Davroe Ends Repair leave-in treatment that'll thoroughly moisturize split ends (good riddance) with deep-conditioning components like rice and wheat proteins.

    It's even vegan and cruelty-free!

    Promising review: "I received this as a sample over a year ago. I'm now on my second full-size tube. A little goes a long way with this product. I have long, straight hair that likes to tangle and this makes it easy to comb my hair after a shower. I used to get tons of split ends, but now my hair stylist is always amazed at how healthy my hair is. My hair is soft, smooth, and manageable." —TashaO

    Get it from Birchbox for $25.

    22. L'Oréal Colorista semipermanent hair dye for shaking things up with zero commitment (but receiving a life-long slew of compliments, tyvm)., Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    Did I mention it has a vegan formula?? No sad animals here! It lasts about four to eight shampoos (that's a long time for people like me, who wash their hair once a week — oops).

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's review on how she got her rosé-worthy hair!

    Promising review: "I have red hair with bleached highlights and I was looking to add pink to the blonde bits. The color honestly looks fantastic, and it doesn't smell strong like your typical hair dye. It only lasted about two weeks for my thin hair, and I wash every other day (would probably last longer, but I like hot showers every now and then). It still looks pretty even when it fades out a bit, so it's fun to watch it change throughout the week." —J. Williamson

    Get it from Amazon for $9.93 (available in 11 colors).

    23. It's a 10 Miracle Shine Spray with noni oil so even if you're feeling a little *dull* all you'll need to do is spritz a little of this and presto! You are shiny new.

    It's totally weightless so you feel nice and natural and is anti humidity (because that is seriously the devil). You can even use this as a protectant spray!

    Promising review: "This product is wonderful. I have highlighted hair and my ends get very dry when I need a trim. I spray this on my hand and wipe it across the ends and my hair looks great. When my hair needs a little touch of shine this product does the trick. The scent is fabulous, also." —Sophia G.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.76.

    24. Revlon's compact travel hair dryer, because traveling or going to the gym shouldn't be the cause of a bad hair day. This may be little, but it packs a big punch!

    Psst! It's foldable! It even has triple ceramic coating to provide optimal heat and ceramic coating for less damage.

    Promising review: "This is a compact travel blow dryer, but I use it daily at home.This is my fourth one and I will buy no other blower dryer. It has great power, perfect heat, and does not hurt your hand. You will be amazed what this small dryer will do!" —Tink

    Get it from Amazon for $15.29.

    Check out all of our picks for the best hair dryer on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    25. Rita Hazan Root Concealer Touch-Up Spray, a waterproof coverup that'll do the work of an expensive stylist for fall less (and you won't need to make small talk).

    And it's transfer-proof! Its applicator is super-thin, so it'll spray exactly where you want it to.

    Promising review: "This works so well! It's so light and the microdrops of spray are targeted exactly where you aim because of the little nozzle. It covers perfectly and is NOT sticky nor heavy. I'm going through bottle number three now and will continue to buy this product. It saves me a bundle from getting my roots done every six weeks — now I can literally make it to eight, sometimes 10 weeks. BEST stuff out there." —DD1114

    Get it from Amazon for $25 (available in five colors).

    26. Garnier Whole Blends nourishing shampoo and conditioner infused with olive oil and olive leaf extracts for dramatically softening and replenishing dry hair from the roots down.

    Basically these will bring new life to dry, damaged hair (a.k.a. SHINE) thanks to its wholesome ingredients. Olive oil has always been a top choice for restoring dry hair, and these take that to a whole new level. And they're silicone-free!

    Promising review: "I don’t think I will ever use another conditioner again. This conditioner has done wonders for my dry hair. My hair feels smoother and looks glossier. I think the part that stands out to me the most about this conditioner is how thick it is. It coats my hair and really smooths out the wispy dry ends of my hair. I highly recommend this product for people with dry hair. On a side note it smells really good, too!" —karamahina

    Get the shampoo and conditioner from Target for $3.49.

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