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    Updated on Aug 20, 2020. Posted on Aug 20, 2020

    18 Hair Products Under $30 That Are Loved By Sephora Reviewers

    Get ready for hair like you've never seen...on a budget.

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

    1. A tube of Moroccanoil Intense Hydrating Mask formulated with argan oil and linseed extract to smooth strands and help dry hair look overall healthier.

    The product in a squeezy tube
    Sephora

    Promising review: "A classic favorite! I’ve used this off and on for years. I always come back to it. It smells heavenly and hydrates like no other. I use this when I need a little extra moisture in my hair, like after being in the sun all day, swimming, or traveling. It brings my hair back to life." —Thatgirlpenny

    Price: $16 for the standard size (available in two sizes)

    2. This can of Klorane Dry Shampoo with Nettle Oil Control because it absorbs excess grease in literally seconds so you can give your scalp a refresh even when you don't have time to wash and dry your hair.

    A before and after showing a model with an oily-looking scalp and greasy strands. After using the product, the model's hair looks less slick
    Sephora

    Promising review: "Finally! A dry shampoo that doesn’t feel powdery or make hair too textured. I’ve tried so many dry shampoos to help wash my hair less and most either have an overwhelming smell or feel chalky in my hair. This just makes the hair feel 'clean.' I lightly spray it before I go to sleep and wake up to less oil at the root. Game-changer." —KaitlanNicole

    Price: $20 for the standard size (also available in a mini size)

    3. A handheld scalp massager you can use to gently massage in your shampoo and increase circulation in your scalp. Plus, it feels soooo soothing — I use this massager and the silicone bristles are surprisingly gentle on my scalp. It feels like getting a massage!

    The circular massager with silicone spikes
    Sephora

    Promising review: "Wow! This is a must! I bought it because I’ve heard good things and wowwwww did it exceed what I heard. It was so easy to use, felt super relaxing, and really did a great job. My boyfriend was so jealous that I just had to buy him one too! Highly recommend!" —lindseyyfaye

    Price: $10

    4. This bottle of Bumble & Bumble Thickening Spray to give flat, limp hair a little ~boost~. People might think you spent hours styling your hair to get it to look this voluminous!

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    Promising review: "I have used this product for 12 years and cannot get enough of it! I have a lot of flat fine hair so this spray is my style saver! I found it works best when you spray from root to end all the way then blow-dry with a brush. Hello, volume!" —makeuplover5635

    Price: $30 (also available in a mini size)

    5. A bottle of OUAI Hair Oil that's surprisingly lightweight yet effective enough to tame frizzy and prevent heat and UV damage. And if that isn't great enough, it also gives you a lustrous shine.

    A bottle of the hair oil on a flat surface
    Sephora

    Promising review: "Honestly, it is worth every penny! I spent the entire summer in the pool, and my hair begun to feel dry and thick (I normally have silky, shiny hair). This hair oil restored my hair to its original beauty!!!! I’ve been using it for a month now and my hair has never felt this silky and healthy before! I totally recommend this product." —Dianeeeee

    Price: $28 (also available in a mini size)

    6. This Verb Detangling Brush to make easy work out of gently loosening tangles in wet or dry hair. Gone are the days of having to violently wrench your brush through your knots and pull out clumps of hair.

    The brush with a black handle and bristles
    Sephora

    Promising review: "This brush is AWESOME!!!! I have the worst tangles ever and this brush glides through my hair without feeling like it is breaking all of it as it goes. And it's super gentle on my scalp!" —KPleasa

    Price: $18

    7. A bottle of amika Bust Your Brass Blonde Purple Shampoo because it'll help you maintain your look by removing any brassy, orange tones. And the healthy shine it'll give your hair is like the cherry on top!

    A model with brassy, yellow hair showing that the shampoo removed the yellow tones
    Sephora

    Promising review: "I have highlighted hair that tends to get brassy due to having well water. This purple shampoo I use once a week to combat those yellow tones. It works like a dream. Nice scent, and it doesn’t dry out my hair at all like other purple shampoos. It also leaves my hair feeling super soft." —DanielleSheree

    Price: $20 for a standard size (also available in a mini size)

    8. This DevaCurl DevaTowel designed to absorb juuuuust enough moisture to leave your curly or wavy hair feeling and looking moisturized and frizz-free. After all, dehydration is the enemy of curly hair!

    The towel wrapped in a bundle
    Sephora

    Promising review: "As someone with curly hair who has always envied the women in commercials that could wear towels on their head without coming out of it looking like one frizzed up hairball, this has been a savior! It has upgraded my usual choice of T-shirts for drying, in that it doesn't soak up and stay soaked as quickly, but it still leaves my hair feeling hydrated. NO FLYAWAYS! How can you say no?" —arthi93

    Price: $20

    9. A bottle of Briogeo Farewell Frizz Leave-In Conditioner formulated with a lightweight blend of rosehip, argan, and coconut oils to smooth hair and help you kiss that frizz goodbye.

    A model with frizzy flyaways showing smoother hair after using the product
    Sephora

    Briogeo is a Black-owned and woman-owned brand and uses natural ingredients!

    Promising review: "Perfect! I love the smell and feel of this conditioner. The spray nozzle isn’t the best, but I love the soft feeling it gives my hair. It's not at all heavy, which is an issue I have with other leave-in conditioners. My hair is not color-treated and this conditioner leaves it feeling soft, smelling good, and also shiny!" —Laurentastic

    Price: $20 (also available in a mini size)

    10. This bottle of dpHUE Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse — it also contains aloe vera and lavender extract to cleanse your hair, repair damage, and seal those nutrients into the hair cuticle.

    The bottle of product
    Sephora

    Promising review: "I have super oily roots with dry ends, and itchy scalp. Before I tried this product, I had to shampoo my hair daily. Where as now, I can shampoo every four days, and in between, I just use this hair rinse. It's a lifesaver for me with my oily roots as well as itchy scalp!" —nnv20

    Price: $15 for a mini size (also available in a standard size and value size)

    11. A bottle of Bumble and Bumble Invisible Oil Heat Primer that'll de-frizz, detangle, and minimize UV heat damage. It's even safe to use on color-treated hair.

    The product in a bottle
    Sephora

    Promising review: "I LOVE this primer. It really protects my hair when I’m styling it with heat. It works whether my hair is damp or dry. I use it most when my hair is dry and I’m about to straighten it. I have wavy to curly hair so I have to run the straightener a couple times. I can tell it helps and protects my hair from the damage done by the heat. The primer has a nice spray and a nice fragrance. The fragrance isn’t too strong but I personally don’t mind fragrances in my products so it doesn’t bug me. This is a good-sized hair product for the price. The plus is it lasts a long time. I don’t think I can express how much I love this Bumble and Bumble primer." —RAVL

    Price: $28 (also available in a mini size)

    12. This bottle of The Ordinary Multi-Peptide Serum for Hair Density to help your hair appear thicker and fuller thanks to the Baicapil formula. It also doesn't hurt that this product can help soothe and hydrate a dry, flaky scalp!

    The product inside a bottle with a dropper top
    Sephora

    Promising review: "I never knew this product is this good. I have been pleasantly surprised. I have been using this product for almost two weeks. There is all positive. My hair looks thicker, very shiny. My hair is falling less, significantly. I use it before going to bed and put my hair in bun, the next morning when I brush it looks fabulous. No strong scent. I saw the result in less than two weeks. The price is great and it's not tested on animals — I will keep on buying this." —Dahliaray

    Price: $17.90

    13. A tube of Good Dye Young Semi-Permanent Hair Color if you're bored of your current look and want to spice things up right at home. Reviewers recommend lightening hair prior to using this dye for color that lasts up to six weeks.

    A model showing brown hair with hot pink tips
    Sephora

    Promising review: "Rock lobster has been the only red dye I’ve used in three years. I’ve been dying my hair vibrant red for over a decade, and when this was released, it was a game-changer. It fades beautifully, smells great, and is the most vibrant/long lasting red I’ve ever used." —Taylorsky25

    Price: $18 (available in nine colors)

    14. This bottle of Kiehl's Silk Groom Serum to smooth frizz, hydrate dry ends, and protect from humidity all with a non-greasy formula. It's formulated with a blend of oils from sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, and soy beans for an ~extra~ boost of nutrition.

    The product inside a bottle with a pump top
    Sephora

    Promising review: "I have very dry, fine hair and I have used a lot of different hair oils. Kiehl’s is incredible. It doesn’t make my hair feel greasy, but provides moisture and softness, with just a bit weight to keep my fine hair down. Also keeps my hair from knotting up. I use it daily." —iloveeily

    Price: $18

    15. A can of Verb Ghost Hair Spray because most other hairsprays either don't preserve your style for as long as they claim to, OR they leave your hair in a crunchy, sticky mess. This one has a hydrating hold (thank you, Moringa seed oil!) that'll also keep frizz at bay.

    The hairspray bottle
    Sephora

    Promising review: "My Favorite! It's called ghost for a reason — it's there but it's not. So amazing. I love this formula and I've been in the business of beauty for a long time! It has a medium hold that you can brush out/through later. It has no flaky residue. It smells good — a light scent and not grandma perfume smelling, like so many. This one will not mess with your cologne or nose." —LibraKitty

    Price: $18

    16. This jar of Sephora peppermint cleansing scrub because our scalps need a little exfoliation, too! This'll give your scalp a much-needed detox and refresh.

    A jar of the product
    Sephora

    Promising review: "I’ve been trying to find a purifying / deep cleansing shampoo because I’ve noticed a random spot in my hair that was oily. On top of that, I’ve tried to find products that don’t test on animals, so that’s limited my search. After a few fails with drugstore brands, I found this and love it! A little goes a long way. It lathers up really well and got rid of the oily spot. My hair feels great and this will definitely be something I’ll keep on hand. The salts in the scrub are large, but it doesn’t bother me and everything rinsed out well. Highly recommend if you need a deep cleansing hair product!" —g107

    Price: $7

    17. A bottle of Olaplex Bond Maintenance Shampoo that'll reduce frizz and breakage and leave your hair with an overall healthier look, thanks to its bond-repairing formula.

    A model squeezing the bottle of shampoo
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    Promising review: "A little goes a long way. I use less shampoo now than I did with other brands. I also have less breakage since I’ve started using this product. I used to get my hair bleached to blonde and this helps keep my hair strong from the lightening process, and keeps the new growth healthy." —EKO1290

    Price: $28 (also available in mini size)

    18. And this bottle of Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Conditioner with a suuuper creamy formula that'll combat dryness, leaving you with smoother, more hydrated hair with regular use.

    A model with hair that looks volumized and smooth
    Sephora

    Promising review: "I’ve tried so many personal care products that don’t (or barely) do what they say they’re going to do, at least for my hair, skin, etc. This product line appealed to me as a PhD. I’ve been blown away by how long I can go without washing my hair — I can stretch it to a week if I really want to, and my hair doesn’t get greasy or look lifeless. I used to have to wash after three days max. And I haven’t used dry shampoo once since starting this line, which used to be a daily necessity." —ghanisbuli

    Price: $28 (also available in mini and value sizes)

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