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    33 Hair Products That'll Help You Switch Things Up This Spring

    Things are about to get *hairy* in a good way.

    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 β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. Pearl velvet headbands for a fancy addition to your typically messy hair. You'll thank me later.

    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed, Amazon

    One of my coworkers purchased this four-pack and was kind enough to share with the rest of us! I love how easy this headband makes it to make a fashion statement without taking up too much time in the morning β€” and I was able to wear it all day without getting a headache!

    Promising review: "I live in headbands as a stay-at-home mom with two small kiddos. They make your messy bun actually look like you're decent-looking and like you got yourself together πŸ˜‚ definitely a great pack for cheap. They are made very well, great quality!" β€”Misty Flota

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $7.64.

    2. Revlon's One-Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer Hot Air Brush that'll remove any unnecessary stress from your morning routine., Amazon

    So many of my friends have bought this brush and it was all my mom requested for Mother's Day last year. It's becoming a must-have for anyone who loves a blowout but doesn't have the patience to go get one or lacks the skills to get it done nicely themselves β€” seriously it has over 149K 5-star reviews on Amazon! I, OBVIOUSLY, had to get one for myself and have been using it on days I want to quickly dry my hair. It really is fantastic.

    Promising review: "For background: I do not have hairstyling experience, neither have I blown dried my hair, and my hair looks like I went to the hair salon. Like many people I read the comments before buying, however after trying it, the comments honestly don’t give this product enough justice. I have curly hair and I’ve seen professional mess up when blow-drying my hair, but with this product I was shocked! I wish I took a before picture but I added one with my curly hair for comparison." β€”Elizabet

    Get it from Amazon for $40.99+ (available in four colors).

    3. Arvazallia 's hydrating argan oil hair mask to refresh your dry or damaged hair and give yourself an excuse to spend your Friday night at home.


    Promising review: "My hair is very thin and curly. The ends are damaged from heat and color, causing my hair to look even more unruly. I do oil treatments once a week and only wash my hair two to three times a week but NOTHING has made my hair feel like this product does. There is an immediate difference as soon as this product touches my hair. It leaves my hair feeling so silky, even after I rinse it out and dry my hair." β€”Maegan W.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95 or Subscribe & Save for $12.30.

    4. Rifle Paper Co.'s bow scrunchie, a must-have for anyone who wants to add some florals into the mix this spring without buying an entirely new wardrobe.

    Rifle Paper Co, riflepaperco / Via

    Rifle Paper Co. is a wife-and-husband owned business based in Florida.

    Get it from Rifle Paper Co. for $12 (available in six styles).

    5. Ouai's wave spray from Jen Atkin you can quickly spritz all over your hair post-shower for an easy-to-achieve, frizz-free beachy look.


    I have naturally wavy (but frizzy) hair and after trying many products this is where I've happily landed. Ouai is the first brand I recommend to my fellow wavy-haired ladies. It's light, doesn't leave your locks feeling crunchy, doesn't have an overpowering smell, and keeps hair looking fresh. My only complaint is it doesn't come in a massive-sized bottle! Ouai also recently came out with a curl cream that I'm a huge fan of β€” it's lightweight and also does the trick (though the wave spray is still my favorite).

    Get it from Sephora for $26.

    6. Hair scarves that'll transform your messy bun or last-minute ponytail into a work of hair art., Amazon

    Promising review: "I love these hair scarves. they are all so cute and the perfect size. They each come tied around a scrunchie, but the scrunchie is detachable from the scarf, so its almost like you get four hair scarves as well as four adorable scrunchies!! Just when I thought this purchase couldn't get any better, I noticed that it all also came with two cute hair ties!!! Thanks so much for these incredible products, I LOVE!!!" β€”leslie m loper

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $12.99.

    7. Fanola's purple toning shampoo you can count on to actually do its job and remove any unwanted brassiness from your light hair in only one to three minutes!


    Promising review: "I'm not one to leave reviews, but this product deserves it! Holy cow! I was going to go into the salon to brighten my hair up, but after discovering this product I cancelled my appointment. I'm totally in love! This shampoo is not drying at all and just after two washes I achieved my desired results! I can't recommend it enough!" β€”Rachael

    Get it from Amazon for $10.24+ (available in three sizes).

    Check out deep dive on Fanola No Yellow Shampoo for amazing before-and-afters!

    8. And John Frieda's Brilliant Brunette shampoo, because blondes shouldn't be only ones having all the fun! Sorry to Rod Stewart and his "Blondes Have More Fun" song, but brunettes' hair needs some color-loving, too.

    a reviewer's hair with some light highlights in it next to the after photo of their hair looking darker brown

    I recently received samples of this shampoo and conditioner and, honestly, wasn't sure if it was only for people who had dyed their hair dark. In fact, it is not! It's for brunettes of all kinds β€” natural and all!

    Promising review: "I purchased this John Frieda Brilliant Brunette Shampoo and my hair looks golden brown instead of brown with a lot of gray underneath. I didn't want the mess of coloring my own hair nor did I think I could do as good a job as my hairdresser, so I was so pleased that Frieda's Shampoo did the job. I definitely recommend this shampoo along with the Brilliant Brunette Conditioner." β€”Dan Cremeans

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    9. Colorful hair barrettes that are all the rage right now and will make your slept-on hair actually seem quite put together.

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    Promising review: "Super cute pieces that are identical to the photos provided. The wide range of styles and designs make it so there is a perfect clip for every outfit. These don’t give me a headache and hold all my hair nicely. I have some thick and curly hair and these do a great job!" β€”Hannah Wells

    Get a 20-piece set from Amazon for $9.99.

    10. Big Sexy Hair's volumizing texture powder to help you add a little ~umph~ to your locks when, despite all your best efforts, they're looking a bit flat.,

    Promising review: "I've always had thick hair and a lot of volume, but since I moved to Miami my hair keeps going down, thanks to the weather and humidity. I decided to try this product, and really, this is amazing. The bottle is small, but you only need a little bit to add volume to your hair, I even put too much (and still it was so small that I thought it wouldn’t be enough) that I had to wash my hair to take it off because my hair was TOO thick and too voluminous !! I’m amazed." β€”Camille De Armas

    Get it from Amazon for $15.48 or Subscribe & Save for $14.71.

    11. Fibs and Fables' twisted hair clips, inspired by Gaia (the Mother Goddess of Greek mythology) who literally brought all of Earth's features to life. Name a better hair accessory for spring, I dare you.

    Fibs and Fables

    Fibs and Fables is a Black woman-owned small business based in Washington, DC. They sell FABULOUS hair accessories β€” TBH it was really hard to choose just one because look how amazing these '80s scrunchies are and this braided headband inspired by The Little Mermaid ! Anyways, each item is inspired by an iconic woman. Fun and fabulous.

    Get them from Fibs and Fable for $27.

    12. Batiste's dry shampoo to make your dirty hair appear fresh, clean, and bouncy in an instant., Amazon

    The real MVP of a bad hair day? Batiste dry shampoo. If you're running late and your day-old hair seems somewhat salvageable, don't fight it. Spray some of this miracle product to refresh your hair and get going!

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this product! I have dark hair and all other dry shampoos leave me looking like a grandma. This one actually controls my super-greasy hair. I usually have a lot of trouble with the bangs, but this one works perfectly." β€”Hannah

    Get it from Amazon for $15.45.

    13. Hairizone's universal diffuser attachment with 211 air holes you can count on to distribute heat evenly and dry your curls or waves in a less time than usual.,

    Suitable for hair dryers with nozzle diameters of 1.7–2.6 inches. Reviewers with 3c and 4c hair also love this product!

    Promising review: "I've been following the curly girl method for about a month and I'm finally getting a diffuser to help speed up the drying process without damaging my curl pattern. I have 2a/2b wavy hair and this diffuser worked wonderfully for me. I assumed the diffuser would add at least a little frizz, but I was pleasantly surprised at how smooth the final look came out. This diffuser fit on the end of my Parlux dryer very easily and it seems very well made. I'm very happy with it." β€”Christina

    Get it from Amazon for $21.25 (available in seven colors).

    14. Attachable hair extensions for a fabulous natural hair updo you never thought you'd be able to pull off due to your hair being so short. The sky is the limit, my friends.

    a model with the puff of hair clipped in

    Promising review: "I got this ponytail for a quick style after I would take my weave or braids out. This was perfect. It's a curly soft puff and matched perfectly to my hair. It has a drawstring and holds tight." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in two sizes and six colors).

    15. Or clip-in hair extensions that'll give you the luscious locks you've always dreamed of with minimal effort.

    These hair extensions are heat-resistant up to 300-ish degrees, so you can blow dry, straighten, and curl them with the rest of your hair.

    Promising review: "I can't believe all the money I spent on natural hair extensions until I got these. OMG I'm so amazed by how natural they look. They are super voluminous and soft. I bought two since my hair is really short and I like to use a huge amount of hair, but even with one you can rock lots of hairstyles. Thank you so much for this product! In the picture I'm wearing only one and you can tell how good they are." β€”JE

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99 (available in five lengths and 49 styles).

    16. A teasing comb and brush in one you can totally keep in your bag and do some damage control as needed. Get ready for some va-va-volume!

    Promising review: "I love this little brush! I only just learned such a thing existed and had been using a teasing comb. This does much better with creating volume at the top of my head (I have very fine hair) without tearing my hear and frizzing it. With fine hair, it's especially important to have these gentle bristles. I highly recommend this brush for anybody wishing to create volume or height in their hair. And a very good price too!" β€”M. Montour

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97 (available in five colors).

    17. Overtone's daily conditioner that'll ensure the pastel color your just dyed your hair after seeing how good it looked in a Tik Tok filter stays put all spring long.,

    All products are also 100% vegan and cruelty-free!

    Promising review: "I have naturally dark Auburn hair and really wanted to try purple but didn’t want to bleach my natural hair color. Overtone worked great and even outlasted the color my hairstylist used to attempt purple in my hair without damaging bleach. I’ve gotten so many compliments and have recommended and sent friends the link to Overtone for their hair color needs." β€”Bonnie Rowland

    Get it from Overtone for $18 (available in a variety of colors).

    18. Kitsch's transparent spiral hair ties to help prevent headaches, a must-have for anyone who wants to rock their Ariana Grande-like pony at all times.

    Model with with her hair half up and a clear spiral hair tie around her wrist

    Promising review: "I’m obssesed with these! I have thick curly hair so rubber bands and the ribbon elastics always dent my hair. Even when I straighten my hair, those type of hair ties also dent my hair. With these coils, my hair is secure whether it’s straight or curly. When I remove it, my hair is easily fixed back into place. These do stretch out after you use it for a while, but it is easily fixed. If you blow dry them, the heat will cause it to shrink back to its original size and it is as good as new!" β€”Stephanie S.

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $5.99.

    19. Curls' Blueberry Control Jelly for 2a–4c hair β€” it has a gentle formula that'll have your curls poppin' up like tulips on the first warm day of the season.


    This hair gel is also free from artificial oils, colors, fragrances, parabens, silicones, and sulfates. Curls is a woman-owned business founded by Mahisha Dellinger. They're known for their natural hair products, including curl treatments, soothing masks, and leave-in conditioners, that are loved by many celebrities worldwide, including Alicia Keys, Halle Berry, and Nia Long.

    Promising review: "The best product I have *ever* used on my fine, curly hair! It defines all the curls without weighing them down and smells amazing. It also lasts for a few days, which is always a plus for curly hair." β€”Monica

    Get it from Amazon for $17.01.

    20. An extremely glamorous padded and embellished headband that'll make you feel like the belle of the ball.


    Promising review: "Girlfriend looks absolutely gorgeous in this. Absolutely looks like royalty and for the price β€” I’m amazed at how expensive it looks on her." β€”Kirpal Forbes

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in 10 colors).

    21. Act+Acre's Cold Processed Scalp Detox containing moringa oil, amaranth oil, baobab oil, and basil leaf to help remove any build-up from your scalp so you can start fresh for spring!


    Promising review: "I’ve used this oil once and it def helped. It has a light scent similar to baby oil and the applicator is easy to use. My scalp was itchy and angry pre-application and after the 20 min soak time and a shower, my scalp felt soothed. Glad this product exists." β€”Act+Acre Customer

    Get it from Act+Acre or Amazon for $42.

    22. Living Proof's Phd Dry Shampoo you'll pat yourself on the back for buying when you realize you can do your hair and keep it lookin' fab for days. Ugh, dry shampoo really should be praised as one of the wonders of the world.

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    Promising review: "This is the best dry shampoo I've found. I have super-fine hair that tends to flatten out and look greasy if I don't wash every day. This helps me stretch it to a second day easily and sometimes a third. It doesn't leave any residue, and I feel like it effectively makes my hair at least look cleaner. It fluffs it up a bit without having that really noticeable heavy feeling or excessive fluffiness that some dry shampoos leave." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $39.

    23. Dyson's Corrale straightener that'll make you never want to use another brand's again β€” it can be used for 30 minutes without a cord, has flexible plates, and chimes to let you know when it's done heating up.

    a model straightening someone's hair
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    I actually own one of these bad boys and was blown away by how high-tech it is. It even has an airplane mode! Which brings me to my only piece of advice β€” do not accidentally pull the airplane mode tab fully out of the straightener when you try to set it up. Because I accidentally did and my husband had to use pliers to put it back in properly. Aside from that, this gadget was incredible to use hands-free. I have wavy-curly hair and had straightened in it about 10 minutes (even after having it in a bun the entire day and night prior!).

    Promising review: "I am 38-years-old and I've finally found the one! By the one I mean the ONLY hair straightener in the world that delivers salon quality results at home. For the first time in my life, I can stop going to the salon once a week to get my hair done, and actually make it look amazing by myself. Hats off to the whole Dyson team for inventing this hair tool, I'm a guaranteed lifer. This is also the first time in my life any product has impressed me so much that I took the time to do a review, I'm just so excited to finally be able to my hair at home and have it look absolutely professional. Thank you Dyson!" β€”MaggieMo82

    Get it from Ulta for $499.99.

    24. Mane Club's smoothing hair mask will be the perfect addition to your at-home spa night and leave your hair looking moisturized and healthy for all of your outdoor springtime activities.

    a pink packet of 5-in-1 deep conditioner with a fun font on it that says "babe alert"
    Mane Club

    I will never never get over Mane Club's packaging. It's to die for. Anyways, Mane Club is a small business based in California that sells cruelty-free, vegan haircare products.

    Promising review: "Really nice and hydrating hair mask with a generous portion in each pouch. I will be purchasing again." β€”Philippa D.

    Get it from Mane Club for $3.

    25. FoxyBae's Blomance Rose Gold Hair Dryer, complete with three speeds and temperature controls to ensure you can look like you got a professional blowout any day of the week.

    model holds black and rose gold FoxyBae hair dryer in hand

    It also has negative ion technology that protects strands from heat damage.

    Promising review: "This hair dryer is amazing! I have tried every high-end hair dryer out there and this is the best. It makes my hair fuller and smoother. Looks like I had a professional blowout every time I use it. It’s a little heavy to hold, but definitely worth it because the result is incredible." β€”Gail Kibler

    Get it from Amazon for $89.95.

    26. Diane Fromm's twist flex rods β€” great for anyone who hasn't been able to master their curling iron technique yet, but still wants bountiful waves this spring.

    Promising review: "I have been using this type of roller for quite some time, as I have thin hair. I am always looking for products that create at least the illusion of thicker hair. The problem I found with other brands was that they cracked or the ends popped off and I was always buying more. These are great! Durable and do EXACTLY what I wanted. I am now a big fan. I will not have to replace them as the quality is very good. I highly recommend!" β€”terra

    Get a set of 30 from Amazon for $9.99.

    27. Velvet scrunchies you can use to easily upgrade your hairstyle and keep your hair from sticking to the back of your neck on warmer days.


    Promising review: "The scrunchies are very soft, very strong and stretchy, and surprisingly smell pretty good. They can make an outfit more interesting even by just wearing them on your wrist. 11/10 would recommend." β€”Torence H.

    Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $7.99.

    28. Or The Fairy Godsisters' scrunchie set that'll bring a touch of Disney magic to your 'do. They'll look just as cute hanging out on your wrist on days you want to let your hair down πŸ˜‰.

    The Fairy Godsisters / Etsy

    The Fairy Godsisters is a woman-owned small business run by two sister-in-laws (so cute) that sells Disney-inspired scrunchie sets in addition to comfortable Minnie Mouse ears that actually won't give you a headache. I have an array of products from these lovely ladies and can confirm they're fantastic. I even got a set of Disney Princess scrunchies from my Secret Santa this year!

    Get them from The Fairy Godsisters on Etsy: Captain America scrunchie set for $12 (also available as individual scrunchies for $5 each) or Retro Mickey scrunchie set for $12 (also available as individual scrunchies for $5 each).

    29. Monday's hydrating shampoo and conditioner, a must-have for anyone who spent wayyyy too much time drying out their hair with heat tools and now decided they want bouncy, healthy, hair for spring.

    two pink pump bottles of shampoo and conditioner

    I've been using this duo and am a big fan. First of all, I love the way the blush pink bottles look in my shower. Secondly, the products have left my hair feeling clean and soft. Zero complaints!

    Promising review: "I bought the shampoo and conditioner set and I have to say I was highly impressed. The scent was floral, light and makes my hair smell really good. It really delivered on the benefits of dull, dry hair. Instantly transformed my hair to hydrating, shiny looking hair. Love this brand and its cute packaging. Definitely a bang for your buck, as the bottles will last you for a good bit before you have to replenish!" β€”Yivanna Nunez

    Get them from Amazon: shampoo and conditioner for $16.99 each.

    30. Bed Head's Wave Artist Deep Waver for anyone who has always craved beachy waves a la Ginger Spice in the '90s but never had the patience to try and actually pull 'em off. Now is your time to shine!

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    Promising review: "Okay, I love this thing so much. My hair is down to my chest and I love to curl it, but have zero patience to do so. This is very easy to use and makes my hair look great, as well as cuts curling time in half. I've already had two friends ask me what I used to curl my hair and one ordered it for herself and I gifted one to my other friend." β€”Marianne R. Brown

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in two colors).

    31. Nuele's Hair Serum will bring your back to life like all of those adorable baby animals who arrive in springtime (that's a thing in the real world, not just in Bambi right?). It'll nourish your hair with argan, clary sage, jojoba, moringa, and rosemary oils *and* protects it from hot tools.


    Nuele is a Black-owned, woman-run hair care company known for their ethical supply chain. They aim to make the beauty industry more eco-friendly and source ingredients from female farmers.

    Promising review: "For years, I have searched for a hair product that can moisturize my hair while leaving it soft and silky. I stumbled upon Nuele hair serum and I cannot believe my luck. I use very little and I can feel the difference. Not only is this hair serum moisturizing my hair, it leaves my hair feeling soft and silky. I am relieved to have finally found the perfect hair product for my hair." β€”Nuele Customer

    Get it from Nuele for $34.

    32. Grace Eleyae's satin-lined baseball cap you can throw on when you're in a hurry or accessorize with when you go to an actual ball game. The satin will protect your hair from drying out, frizzing up, and tangling so you can go about enjoying your beautiful spring day without a care in the world.

    a model wearing a black baseball cap
    Grace Eleyae

    Grace Eleyae is a Black woman-owned brand that came to life after the founder experienced excessive breakage due to not having protection for her hair after an eight-hour road trip.

    Promising review: "Well pleased with this purchase. Well made, durable quality. I use it when working out and it doesn't leave my hair dry and frizzy, lake other hats without the satin lining. It stays in place and doesn't slip off my head while working out either." β€”Akilah B.

    Get it from Grace Eleyae for $31.95.

    33. And Manic Panic's semi-permanent hair dye, in case your idea of switching things up for spring includes completely changing the color of your hair to something more exciting and fun. I'm here to support you and your blue hair.

    Promising review: "I bought this for Halloween, the green color. It takes a while to come out, but that's to be expected. It was extremely easy to use and get even coverage, even on long hair. I was very happy with the vibrance of the colors. Be careful when buying the shades of blue and green you want. The pictures of the colors are a bit distorted when translated to online. Not the company's fault. I have purchased several other colors for CosPlay for Twitch Streaming." β€”Sthan Dust

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in 15 colors).

    Or, hey, get wild! Chop it all off! Just don't get bangs.

    The Walt Disney Company

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