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    24 Game-Changing Products For Dry And Damaged Hair

    🎶Break awaaaaaaay🎶 from damaged locks!

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A luscious one-minute hair mask that'll leave your hair smelling divine and de-frizz your whole life. I have the coconut mask and it makes my bleached hair super soft!


    Promising review: "I love the smell of this product. I started using this at the recommendation of my mom and it's great! I've used it only 3-4 times, and there's already a noticeable difference. I have bleach-damaged hair that is now prone to frizziness, and this product helps take the frizz away. It even looks like it's repairing split ends." —haley_m_10

    Get it from Amazon for $2.97+ (available in five varieties).

    2. A shampoo brush so you can massage your scalp to get rid of dandruff and promote new growth by stimulating your roots — plus it feels super relaxing!, Amazon

    Promising review: "I cannot explain how good this feels! It relaxes you and for sure is better than just using your fingertips to shampoo your hair. It actually gets down to the roots and makes sure that it gets into all the spots to clean your hair. My hair has never felt smoother than after I started using this product." —Romie Patel

    Get it from Amazon for $7.58+ (available in three colors).

    3. A biotin shampoo reviewers swear by for turning thin wisps into nice thick locks! Bye, damage!

    Promising review: "My hair was damaged by my hairdresser in June 2017. I have fine curly hair which became very dry and unmanageable. I was searching for a shampoo and conditioner to help me with this problem. This biotin shampoo is working very well for me along with Nexus Emergencee Conditioner both have brought my hair back to being manageable and looking good again. I am sold on this shampoo and will be ordering it again very soon." —Fran O

    Get it from Amazon for $11.95.

    4. A moisturizing sleeping mask to save your hair from heat and humidity, and replenish all the moisture you need while you sleep!

    Promising review: "I was vacationing in Maui and had the foresight to bring this sucker with me. After three days on a catamaran, my hair was WRECKED, with no hope of a brushing without losing fistfuls of hair. When we got to our hotel, I rinsed my hair and put this in overnight, and my hair was SO soft and wonderful the next day. This stuff saved me!" —shanbone

    Get it from Sephora for $5.

    5. An affordable repairing hair treatment to transform your hair into silky waves in just a few uses.

    Bek O' Connell

    Promising review: "This repairing hair treatment works just like a hair mask. You wash your hair, and then apply the treatment to your hair and let sit for 5–15 minutes. It's in a little squeeze bottle, which is a huge plus because I hate having to scoop product out of a jar while I'm in the shower. The scent is nice without being overwhelming. After rinsing this out, I can feel a noticeable difference right away. My hair, once unruly and dry, now feels like silk. I can't stop touching it; it feels like I stole someone else's hair. My fuzzy puff of hair has relaxed into loose waves and each strand just feels considerably healthier. I can't believe the results after just two uses. I'm ready to start a very active Elizavecca fan club if anyone else is looking to join." —Bek O' Connell

    Read our full review of Elizavecca's Collagen Coating Hair Protein Treatment.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.50.

    6. A wet brush so you can detangle your hair — wet or dry —without ripping out any precious strands.

    Promising review: "Oh praise all the spiritual beings because I have finally found a hairbrush that seems to work on my child's unruly hair without her screaming that I'm ripping her scalp off every time I go to brush her hair. I don't know what happens to this child while she sleeps, but every morning it's as if she's been headbanging in the middle of a tornado and I have to brush through that mess. Even with detangler it was a challenge before, but now it goes much more smoothly. Could not be more pleased with it. I use this on my own hair too and if there are any knots, I don't even feel when they are brushed out. Seriously, love it." —Lissa K.

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $15.97.

    7. A simple but powerful coconut oil people swear by for smoothing down hair as a leave-in conditioner or overnight hair mask.

    Promising review: "I've been using this for about two years. I don't know how I ever lived without it! I use it as a hair mask once a week and my hair's never been healthier!!!!! I also use it as a moisturizer and for shaving my legs. I highly recommend it! It's a great product at a great price." —Lindsay Thorn

    Get it from Amazon for $10.44.

    8. A hydrating Argan oil deep conditioner that just may give you the dream hair texture you've been searching for for all these years.

    Promising review: "This product is amazing. After frequent flat ironing, my hair began to lose its nice texture. It became very dry and totally damaged. I was searching for something that I could use to revive my hair. After two washes, my hair looks so soft and shiny. Wow — I love my hair now." —Madhu

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    9. A bottle of jojoba oil designed to mimic the natural oils found in your skin and hair, so if your ends are feeling dry and stripped you can give them what they need!


    Promising review: "I really like jojoba oil. I am an estheticIan (as well as a pedicurist) and I love using this oil for a couple reasons. First, jojoba oil has no shelf life. Second, jojoba oil is the closest thing to the natural oils in the skin, so if you do have dry skin, this is the best. It takes very little because it is an oil. There are no additives and it comes with a dropper, so it's easy to dispense. I use it on my own skin, as well." —nottoooldtolearn

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in two sizes).

    10. A pack of extra thick hair bands designed for extra thick hair to ensure you're not pulling your hair out (literally) every time you need to pony tail and head out for the day.


    Promising review: "First hair band I can wear all day without a headache. The hairstylist and colorist are amazed every time because of how thick my hair is, so this is a true blessing. Living where it can get to 120 degrees in the summer, I needed something to put my hair up with. It does not leave a mark. It does not pull my hair out. I can do twice or three times around depending if I want a loose pony or super tight. I was a little taken aback by the price, but would gladly pay it again because I like to have extra holders at home, at work and in my car. If only they made them for blonde hair." —Lyn D.

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $10.99 (available in two colors).

    11. A pack of satin scrunchies ideal for all hair types to keep things ~smooth.~ These are especially great for keeping your hair up overnight without leaving marks!


    Promising review: "I love these! I always sleep with my hair up, and these scrunchies not only keep my hair from creasing, but the satin is better for my hair at night. I use a silk pillowcase at night for the same reason. They’re a great size. I absolutely love these!" —Amazon Customer

    Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $11.99 (available in two color combos).

    12. An Argan oil hair mask that'll give thirsty curls the treatment they need — if you're looking for softer and more defined curls, give this a whirl!, Amazon

    Promising review: "This is by far the best hair mask i've ever used. I have curly hair that needs A LOT of moisture and definitely needs a deep conditioning/mask every other week. Before I purchased this, I tried other products but it never gave my hair the full moisture and healing it needed. When I first used this product, the fragrance was very subtle and wasn't overwhelming. It had a very nice texture to it, and wasn't too thick to put in which is great. I left in for about an hour and after I washed it out, my hair was very soft, less frizzy and my curls were more defined! It felt more moisturized as well. It exceeded my expectations. I brought this hair mask two months ago, and my hair grew faster than usual, and no longer feels dry and damaged.Erykat

    Get it from Amazon for $11.50.

    13. A soothing vinegar-based hair rinse to give your hair that just-washed clean feel, minus the stripping of your natural oils.

    Use it in place of shampoo or conditioner and let the ingredients soothe your locks — these babe is chock full of argan oil, lavender extract, and aloe vera — plus it's color safe, vegan, and cruelty-free!

    Promising review: "This stuff is absolutely amazing. My fine, thin, curly hair was lackluster and the curls were so limp. To top it off, my hair was super frizzy. I've used this stuff twice and I can not believe the difference. The frizz is gone, my hair is shiny, and my curls are rejuvenated. I'm seriously wired right now." —Jessgw76

    Get it from Sephora for $35.

    14. A silk pillowcase to help reduce frizz and bedhead so you can spend less time styling in the morning and more time showing off your tamed look.


    Promising review: "After moving to and living in the dry climate of Arizona for a short time, I noticed my long hair becoming increasingly brittle, breaking, and forming split ends. It was tangling very easily and felt rough to touch. I tried various hair products and I was getting it trimmed more frequently, but nothing helped. Looking for another solution, I started shopping for silk pillow cases after hearing they could improve hair condition by minimizing friction. After reading countless product descriptions and reviews, I settled on this Alaska Bear product. When the package arrived, I hand washed it, allowed it to dry, and used it that same night. When I woke up in the morning, my hair had completely changed back to its former soft, smooth texture. It's easy to run my hands through and doesn't tangle like it used to. After two more weeks of use and another hand wash, I'm a believer. I just bought several more to give as Christmas gifts. Amazing product." —Desert Phoenix

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in seven sizes and 33 colors)

    15. An investment-worthy hair treatment that's color safe and will restore bleached/dry hair to soft in luscious in no time.

    Promising review: "I recently dyed my hair blonde after years of dying it black, so hair texture has gone from silky to fried. This is an amazing product, it saved my hair! I use it as a deep conditioning treatment, usually overnight. I also leave it in my hair as a leave in conditioner and it revived my new blonde hair! I recommend it for anyone who is looking to bring life back into their hair. You can have this done at a salon but why not do it yourself at home??" —sophia casanova

    Read our full review of Olaplex hair treatment.

    Get it from Amazon for $28.

    16. A heat hair cap to help your deep conditioning or hot oil treatments evenly soak into your hair!


    Promising review: "Excellent, excellent, excellent! Heat is distributed evenly. This is so convenient and properly designed. I'm very satisfied with this purchase. Thanks! 😁 Just pop in the microwave and cover your head in hot oil treatment already." —NANA

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    17. A beloved dry shampoo for anyone who has to deal with floof and frizz after washing. Use a dry shampoo in place of washing your hair in the shower, and you'll be degreased but still at that perfect level of moisture for longer!

    Promising review: "This is my favorite dry shampoo. It has a really great scent and provides a volume boost on my stick-straight hair on days that I need it. This tiny bottle lasts FOREVER, which is great. I've tried many of the spray dry shampoos and they are just as expensive, but don't last nearly as long. And for me, many of them irritate my scalp. This is why I keep coming back to this one." —Gwendella

    Get it from Nordstrom for $13+ (available in two sizes) or Amazon for $26.28.

    18. A vitamin E serum that just might give you the volume, shine, and smooth texture your locks so desperately need., Amazon

    Promising review: "I’ve spent so much money on hair serums and most of them only last a few hours or don’t help too much resulting in being a total waste of money. This one is a game changer. I have pretty dry hair due to bleaching and this made it so soft all day long! It looks way healthier too and shiny too! The smell is a little strong in the beginning but I find that it wears off fast and it it doesn’t bother me. I am in love with this stuff! About to order more just to have on hand Incase they stop selling it." —MB

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    19. A John Frieda Hot Air Brush to dry, style, reduce frizz, and minimize heat damage because it works waay faster than a standard hair dryer. Brush and dry at the same time? Yes please.


    Promising Review: "It has two heat settings (plus a cool setting to set your style) AND ***ionic power*** to reduce frizz and add massive shine. And it has ceramic coating to reduce heat damage to your hair. I friggin' love this brush. All you need to do is section your hair out, depending on how thick it is, and roll it under your hair like you would a regular round brush — but because it releases hot air, there's NO NEED FOR A HAIR DRYER! Truly easy. And you get better results than with a flat iron, because you're lifting and brushing out the hair rather than just pressing it flat."—Maitland Quitmeyer

    Get it from Amazon for $33.49 (available in 1- and 1.5-inch sizes).

    Read our full review of the John Frieda Hot Air Brush.

    20. And a heat protectant spray infused with Moroccan Argan oil to promote a healthy shine and protect your hair while you blow dry, curl, or straighten!

    Promising review: "I'm really surprised at how well this product works considering how cheap it is. My hair has been tortured with years of bleaching, dying, color stripping, and straightening, so the ends are pretty well chewed up and there's a bit of breakage and frizz throughout. This product makes it look and feel like hair again!" —Amy0905

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $10.26.

    21. An effective anti-residue shampoo to help you get rid of build up from products that may be weighing down your hair.


    Promising review: "I bought this because of the low price but it is AMAZING! It smells heavenly, it clarifies my scalp thoroughly and definitely gets rid of build up. I use it once every two weeks. You HAVE to follow up with a very moisturizing deep conditioner, let it sit for a while then comb through your hair. It's a new staple for me." —Nicky C.

    Get it from Amazon for $4.86+ (available in three sizes).

    22. A Keratin-based deep conditioner perfect for hydrating your hair after a residue strip, or just use over time and watch the magic work! Frizz who?

    Promising review: "One word...AMAZING! This product changed my life and hair — from frizzy, unruly, thick mane to silky, smoother, and frizz-free hair :). Thank you Silk 18." —MARA S.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.95+ (available in three sizes).

    23. A Devacurl super cream to take your curls from fried tangled mess to well-defined and luscious.

    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 $17.95.

    24. And a de-frizzer designed to smooth out all your hair woes and give you a polished look instantly!

    Promising review: "First, you should know that my hair is naturally wavy and very frizzy. Secondly, I live in the tropics; here in south Florida we INVENTED frizz! I normally have a salon keratin treatment every couple of months to keep my hair smooth and shiny, but I’m badly overdue right now and my hair’s been a mess. Well...dang! This product is nothing short of amazing! Yes, after being outside in the humidity for a period of time, those frizzies do start popping up again (let’s be realistic!)... HOWEVER, all I need do is run the brush through my hair again to re-activate the product and it’s smooth sailing once again; re-applying is not necessary! I am LIVING PROOF that this is a revolutionary product. Ha Ha. I’ve since put off my salon keratin treatment again while I try more products from this game-changing line." —JillinWPB

    Get it from Sephora for $29 or Ulta for $29.

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