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    Updated on Jul 18, 2019. Posted on Jul 3, 2018

    33 Ways To Stop Your Hair From Frizzing

    Who's ready to make this the summer all our hair problems go *poof*?!

    1. Smoothen and soften your ringlets (all while giving them major definition) with DevaCurl SuperCream, an anti-frizz styler that's rich with coconut oil for quick, shiny locks.

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    Did I mention it's 100% sulfate-, paraben-, and silicone-free? Win, win, and win.

    Promising review: "I have been straightening my hair chemically and manually for 12 years. My natural hair was something to 'deal' with — until I discovered Deva Curl! My tattoo artist actually suggested it to me based on the results she had with it. She claimed it changed her relationship with her hair. Since I had never heard any curly girl claim that about any product, I went ahead and purchased the Super Cream to start. Well, after one use I was sold. HOLY MOTHER OF CURL my hair looks awesome! Seriously, I can't even believe that it's possible for my hair to curl and not frizz or turn into a tangled mess. If you want to learn to love your natural hair, or already do and just want something that works, this is it." —Liv Hadden

    Get it from Amazon for $16.89.

    2. Protect your precious tresses against heat damage (a major cause of frizz) by running some L'Oréal nourishing oil through wet hair first.

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    It's not only great as a heat protectant! It also helps heal damaged/over-styled hair, thanks to its argan oil-infused formula. The fact that it makes your hair VERY shiny doesn't hurt, either.

    Promising review: "WOW! What a difference. I have thick hair that looks dry, but isn't. Of course, it also frizzes. The other oil (I used to buy) did an okay job, but still left my hair dry-looking sometimes.This leaves it smooth and silky without weighing down my hair. I still get the thickness to come out and it does not look oily. I do not have to use a lot either — a little goes a long way! I'm completely sold on this product and recommend it to anybody who has frizzy, dry hair! You won't be disappointed!" —Miss CA

    Get it from Target for $4.49.

    3. ~Diffuse~ any tension between you and your hair with an inexpensive, fast-drying hairdryer with uniform heat for less damage.

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    It includes a diffuser for days you want textured styles and a concentrator for when you want smooth styles. It has a high-torque DC motor to dry hair quickly, plus ceramic technology that helps avoid damage. AND, most importantly, its ~ionic technology~ delivers smooth, shiny hair. Ah, and three heat settings and two speed settings, because no hair is the same, am I right?

    Check out why a BuzzFeed editor lives and breathes for this!

    Promising review: I am beyond thrilled with this product. It's definitely one of the most affordable hair dryers I have ever purchased, yet it has all of the style and effectiveness of a high-end salon model. The design is stylish and it's very quiet compared to my old dryer. And the best part? It dries my fine, unruly hair quickly and frizz-free, leaving it so soft. I read the reviews carefully before purchasing this item, and I am now among the top percentage of 150% satisfied." —Christa

    Get it from Amazon for $31.61.

    And check out our picks for the best hair dryer on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    4. Don't forget about those bangs! They have their own special steps for a frizzless blowout (hint: s e p a r a t e strands first).

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    What you'll need: large round brush ($8.99+ on Amazon), hair dryer with diffuser ($31.61 on Amazon), heat protectant spray ($15.06 on Amazon), and styling clips ($7.99 on Amazon).

    Check out more from The Beauty Department for how to properly blow dry bangs!

    5. Tame flyways while perfectly sculpting your curls with Miss Jessie's styling cream. Crunchy residue? Never heard of her. Heat tools? We don't talk anymore.

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    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 $21.97.

    6. Hydrate your natural hair with some Shea Moisture curl and style milk so your only concern is how many selfies you can post in one day. Answer: the limit does not exist.

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    Its silk protein and Nnem oil smooths messy, wavy, curls to give your hair a soft and silky feel. Plus, it's designed to give your thick curls definition. Did I mention it's all-natural and cruelty-free?

    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 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 $8.25.

    7. Ensure that your morning's hard work lasts all day by mastering the art of a frizz-free blowout. Does this require some effort? Yes. Does humidity stand a chance? NOPE.

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    What you'll need: leave-in conditioner ($26 on Sephora), anti-frizz styling spray ($38 on Sephora), styling clips ($7.69 on Amazon), anti-frizz humidity shield ($23 on Sephora), hair oil ($38 on Amazon), round bristle brush ($7.99 on Amazon), and a hair dryer with diffuser ($31.61 on Amazon).

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

    8. Restore your hair's strength, softness, and shine in just a spritz with Brigeo conditioning spray to both bring your mane back to its natural health and prevent any future damage (because heat damage = mess).

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    This lifesaver is loaded with three seriously beneficial oils — argan, rosehip, and coconut — that intensely hydrate your hair to bring out a natural shine AND enhance your hair's natural resilience to heat!

    Promising review: "My daughter and I refer to this as 'magic spray!' We love it! My daughter has course, thick, wavy hair. I have very thin, fine hair. It works beautifully for both of us. It leaves hair soft, shiny, manageable and frizz-free! It does not weigh down my fine hair. It smells AMAZING too!" —eddie Sheridan

    Get it from Amazon or Birchbox for $20.

    9. Try out some heat-free hairstyles on days you just KNOW you've already lost the battle (hello, 80% humidity). A strategically messy updo will avoid any not-so-planned *looks*.

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    What you'll need: heavy-duty hair ties ($10.99 on Amazon), elastic bands ($3.99 on Amazon), hair clips ($8.99 on Amazon), a comb ($3.11 on Amazon), styling cream ($16 on Amazon), and a toothbrush ($2.65 on Amazon).

    Check out even more easy heat-free hairstyles.

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

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    What's a microfiber towel? Its super-gentle technology quickly soaks up moisture without pulling at your hair (if you tend to see a lot of hair fall out while toweling wet hair you should give this a try — your scalp will thank you!).

    Check out even more from As/Is for pro tips on styling curly hair.

    Promising review (for the microfiber towel): "This is the coolest towel! It is just like the ones they use in the salons after they wash your hair. It saves me so much time drying my hair, because it is super absorbent compared to a regular towel — my hair is nearly dry by the time I take it off. Plus, it is much gentler, as I have noticed that my hair is less frizzy when I use this towel than when I use other towels." —summersky51

    Get them from Amazon: microfiber towel for $20.99 and a Hanes cotton T-shirt for $3.44+.

    11. 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.

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    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 $4.69.

    12. 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.

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    Check out even more amazing hairdos that take 10 steps or less.

    What you'll need: bobby pins ($2.19 on Amazon), mini elastic hair ties ($3.05 on Amazon), styling clips ($7.69 on Amazon), and hair spray ($3.77 on Amazon).

    13. Quickly nourish your hair with an Ouai treatment masque to get it salon-worthy sleek in just ten minutes. Then, throughout the day, smooth out any frizzy ends with an Ouai finishing crème.

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    Celebrity hairstylist (and founder of Ouai) Jen Atkin always keeps the finishing creme in her purse to calm her ends! Check out even more from Nordstrom's The Thread for how Jen Atkin gets hair to STAY frizz-free.

    Promising review: "I love this product. I've been bleaching my hair for three years so needless to say it's a little damaged. This and Olaplex are the two best conditioning products I've used to repair my hair. It smoothes all of my spilt ends and makes my hair very silky." —PaigeGarland

    Get them from Nordstrom: Ouai Treatment Masque for $32 and Ouai Finishing Crème for $24.

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

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    John Frieda Frizz Ease hairspray ($7.47 on Amazon) 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 creates a barrier around your hair to help lock out moisture!

    15. Don't leave how your hair dries ~up in the air~. If you're letting your hair dry au natural, you can detangle with a wide-tooth comb, apply John Frieda's air dry styling foam, and finish with a hair serum to ensure control even without heat tools.

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    If your hair is thick, try twisting your hair into a loose bun for 10-20 minutes to contain too much puffiness. And they prefer to use a cotton T-shirt to dry their hair, thanks to its *gentler touch*! Check out more from The Beauty Department for the full tutorial.

    Promising review: "This stuff is great. My hair is an unruly mix of waves, curls, and straight pieces — which is why I typically blow dry. I have tried a gazillion different kinds of 'air dry' products and have yet to find something I like — until now. It gave me an overall look of nice frizz-free waves without the crunchy feel that most products tend to leave behind once your hair dries." —Cheryl

    Get them from Amazon: John Frieda's air drying foam for $9.37, hair serum for $4.69, and cotton T-shirt for $3.44+.

    16. Find a hairdresser who specializes in curly hair — they'll know the proper ways to layer your tresses so that your ringlets embrace their natural bounce.

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    Check out more from As/Is for how BuzzFeeders perfected their curls. Don't know where to find your new hairdresser? DevaCurl helps you locate a specialist based on your zipcode.

    17. Use two different-sized curling wands to follow the texture of your hair — the less you fight with your hair from the start, the more it'll naturally stay throughout the day.

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    Plus, alternate the curls on each layer for natural volume that won't undo itself later. And don't forget to top it off with an anti-humidity shield ($23 on Sephora)! Check out even more from Advice From A Twenty Something for how to style your hair in humidity.

    Get them from Amazon: a 1 1/4" curling wand for $26.99 and a 1 1/2" curling wand from Amazon for $24.39.

    18. Manage your 'do on the go with ant-frizz hair sheets that both control static and provide a lightweight conditioning treatment ~at your fingertips.~

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    Apply them directly on your hairline or on flyaways! They're enriched with non-sticky polymers that give lightweight hold. Plus their main ingredient, coconut oil, provides both natural moisturizing benefits and a healthy shine.

    Promising review: "I first tried these when I got an Ipsy package and I automatically fell in love. I wear extensions too and these hair wipes really gave my hair and extensions a beautiful shine and no frizz. I bring one in my purse every day, but never feel the need to use it, because one wipe in the morning usually tames my hair all day." —Kimberly

    Get a 15-pack from Amazon for $18.

    19. Wait for your hair to dry 90 percent of the way before you blow-dry. Not only does this keep your hair healthy, but you have a better chance of straightening damp — not wet — hair.

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    20. 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.

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    You can even use it as a heat protectant!

    Promising review: "I love, love, love this product. I use it on damp hair which ends up working as a detangler for me. I have butt-length, fine, dense hair. It's fine but there's a lot of it. So naturally, it tangles very easily. This oil helps tame my frizz, hydrates, and enhances my wave/curl pattern. It isn't too heavy which is a huge plus — some products weigh my hair down and make it look greasy. The smell is amazing too. Also, it lasts me a long time. I'd say one bottle lasts me six to eight months. I use it after every wash, but a little goes a long way." —krista hart

    Get it from Amazon for $18.04.

    21. Twist your slightly damp hair post-shower and secure them on top of your head before going to bed. Come morning you'll have natural beach waves — and a stress-free start to your day.

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    What you'll need: bobby pins ($2.19 on Amazon) and hair spray ($3.77 on Amazon).

    Check out more from Song of Style for how Aimee Song gets her no-heat beach waves!

    22. Eliminate split ends and frizz in one easy step by washing your hair with an argan oil and keratin conditioner to replenish low keratin levels (a common cause of unmanageable hair).

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    This series of conditioning agents, natural ingredients, and silk amino acids (hello, jojoba and argan oils) deep condition for plenty of moisture, shine, and strength.

    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 $9.95+.

    23. Avoid shampoos and conditioners that contain sulfate, which is a popular ingredient that creates a thicker lather — and is directly linked to causing frizz. Instead, opt for a L'Oréal sulfate-free shampoo and conditioner whose primary concern is keeping your hair smooth.

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    Check out even more from L'Oréal Paris for a guide to sulfate-free hair products.

    Promising review: "I really like this conditioner. I have thick hair and was in the market for a good conditioner that is safe for keratin-treated hair (after a brazilian blowout or keratin treatment). This one is exactly what I needed: no parabens, sulfates or harsh salts. It has definitely helped control my frizz — actually more than I was expecting from a drugstore conditioner so I'm happy! Great price, too." —Kimberly M.

    Get L'Oréal EverPure Sulfate Free Frizz-Defy Shampoo and Conditioner from Amazon for $6.38 each.

    24. Identify which all-natural mask is best for your hair-type so you can create a practically custom-made solution. For example, a combo of avocado, mayo, coconut oil, and honey is best for natural hair!

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    25. Improve your hair's ability to remain soft and bouncy on its own with It's a 10 leave-in treatment. It'll both repair dry, damaged hair and prevent split ends for the future, aka leaving confrontations between you and your 'do in the past.

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    Promising review: "Wow, is all I can say. I heard about this product via a message board, and it was all that it was promised to be. I have thick, coarse, curly hair, and this product makes it feel so soft. It helps a lot with frizz, too. I have bought a ton of curly hair products over the years, but I think I have found 'The One.'" —R. Moretti

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    26. Disguise poofy hair with well, a poofy ponytail! Simply tease the middle layers of your 'do to add some major volume and save the drama for your selfie... NOT your morning.

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    What you'll need: Wide tooth comb ($2.99 on Amazon).

    Check out more from Target's On The Dot for how to update your ponytail!

    27. Put new meaning to beauty rest with a silk pillowcase. The satiny material is gentler on your tresses and prevents harmful breakage. Tldr: you'll wake up with smoother hair no matter how much you toss and turn.

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    Promising review: "I have dry curly hair and I'm kicking myself for not buying a satin pillowcase sooner. I have always used cotton pillowcases, and I'm accustomed to waking up with frizzy, tangled hair. If I want to wear my hair down for the day, I have to completely wet and de-tangle it to get it looking presentable again. Otherwise, to save time I would just put my hair into a bun. Now using this pillowcase, when I wake up my curls are preserved better, I have less frizz, and my hair retains more of the oil/moisturizer I put into it. I also don't find any hairs on the pillowcase — so it is not making my hair break or shed at all." —AnnaW

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in 20 colors).

    28. Let your waves loose, while keeping everything ~together~ by spritzing on some John Masters sea salt spray. Its lavender oil successfully battles flyaways, while the sea salt absorbs excess oil.

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    As someone who suffers from even 1% humidity, I live by this when I want easygoing waves (especially over the summer)! Need proof? Read my review!

    Promising review: "I actually use this as a dry shampoo. It adds awesome body to my fine, oily-prone hair and makes it come to life throughout the day by spraying the scalp and a slight tease with a brush. I am so glad to have found this!" —Lina

    Get it from Amazon for $5.50.

    29. Assign the proper brush to your *hair goals*. Some are great for some extra bounce and glossiness, while others will help you smooth your bangs!

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    Need some suggestions? Get top-rated ones from Amazon: paddle brush for $4.49, round bristle brush for $7.99, round curling brush for $5.11, round combination brush for $12.98, bangs brush for $12.99, and smoothing brush for $11.99.

    Learn more from The Beauty Department on learning all things brushes.

    30. Bring even the most damaged hair back to life with an ArtNaturals argan oil hair mask. It's loaded with keratin: a tried-and-true solution to stopping frizz in its tracks.

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    It's jam-packed with seriously shine-inducing ingredients: argan oil (for hydrating and frizz-taming), green tea (an antioxidant to improve hair health), keratin (a protein to smooth and strengthen hair), and aloe (an antioxidant to heal damaged hair).

    Check out more for why thousands of people swear by this.

    Promising review: "I love this product! My hair is long, thick, curly, color-treated, and very, very dry. I live in Florida, so I fight constant frizz year-round. I've used this hair mask twice. My hair is now frizz-free, shiny, healthy, and looks amazing. I wouldn't believe that after just two applications over two weeks would make such a significant difference, but they did. I've tried many, many hair products and nothing has produced these results before. I wash my hair, then dry it, then apply the conditioner. I put on a shower cap, wrap my head in a towel, and let it soak in for 30-45 minutes. My hair sucks it in." —Connie D

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    31. Rinse and condition your hair strictly in cold water — it may be a little less soothing, but it promotes shine and smoother manes!

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    32. Smooth pesky flyaways (or even fix hat hair) in a mere moment with a lightweight IGK anti-static spray. It even contains panthenol (pro vitamin B5) to penetrate your hair cuticles for extra hydration and shine.

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    Plus it's vegan and cruelty-free!

    Promising review: "At this point I'm convinced that IGK can't make a product I won't love. I have thick, naturally straight hair, but lately no matter what I do, I get terrible flyways and my hair gets frizzy and poofy by the end of the day. I also am guilty of heat-styling very regularly which doesn't help. When I say that this product changes all of that, I'm not exaggerating. My hair stays smooth and shiny ALL day — over 10 hours. I think it even added some much needed texture and grip on the ends to help my waves stay intact throughout a long day. I have tried so many products to control the frizz and I am always disappointed. Not this time; laid-back delivers!" —Cmatt

    Get it from Sephora for $29.

    33. Put your hair worries to rest by finding the right hairdo to sleep in. Strategies like loosely tying your into a ponytail on top of your head keeps your curls from getting smushed overnight.

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    Get them from Amazon: a satin bonnet for $3.49+ (available in two colors) and a satin pillowcase for $8.99 (available in 20 colors).

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