Skip To Content

    33 Hair Products You Can Get On Amazon That People Actually Swear By

    It's Prime time you got your hands on these!

    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 cushion brush with nylon bristles that'll sculpt your hair the way you want it to look without pulling too hard on your roots., Amazon

    Promising review: "This brush works wonders! I really think it works for all types of hair. I recommend! My hair is naturally curly, but this brush made the curls a lot more defined." —Chrissy

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    2. A bottle of 100% pure, hexane-free castor oil made with rich vitamins and fatty-acids that'll help repair, grow, and maintain damaged hair. It can also be used for skin, eyelash, and nail health!

    Promising review: "I had an allergy in my scalp 10 months ago that made the back of my head bald. I was really desperate to try a hair growing product to bring my hair back. I read online and found out castor oil is one of the greatest products for hair growth, but there are lots of castor oil brands. I tried this product because of the good reviews, and ingredients because my scalp was really sensitive. My hair became softer than before and thicker, and one bottle of this castor oil lasted almost a year!" —AmazonCustomer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95.

    3. A bun shaper that'll really come in handy on days you donut want to deal with a full style — this quick updo will do the trick!, Amazon

    Promising review: "I have long but very fine hair and I’ve always wished I could have a big voluminous bun. My first try I had it done in 15 seconds, so it’s great when you don’t have time to shower and you can just throw your hair up. The best part is that it somehow looks amazing even when you don’t do as good of a job rolling it in, like intended messy bun. I intend to use this a lot; it's so easy and looks so pretty, highly recommend." —Jamie

    Get a set of three different sizes from Amazon for $7.95 (available in three colors).

    4. A bottle of Fanola No Yellow shampoo for anyone with orange undertones they want out of their life. The violet pigment in this shampoo will get rid of unwanted yellow hues on grey, light blonde, or streaked hair.

    Promising review: "Stop searching and buy this! I purchased this purple shampoo on a whim after seeing it on a BuzzFeed article. THIS SHAMPOO, let me tell you, has pulled any and every unwanted orange color from my hair. The shampoo is PURPLE, almost black. It reeks to high heaven, but so do most toners and glazes a salon would put on, so it's really not an issue to me. I use it once a week and leave it on for about five minutes while I shave in shower, and it does its job. Within two weeks it pulled all the orange brassiness from my hair and has left me with a wintery icy blonde that I never thought my hair could be. I love it so much and don't know what state of pumpkin I would be without this shampoo." —Lenna K.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.24 (available in eight sizes).

    Read more about this product in our closer look!

    5. A pack of 12 velvet scrunchies, because the classics never go out of style! Plus this will feel 10x better on your head than those tight, thin hair ties.


    Promising review: "These scrunchies are amazing. So soft and comfortable. I always put my hair in a bun and it usually feels heavy, because I have such thick hair. But somehow, these scrunchies offer very good support and I don’t get headaches. It also doesn’t put weird waves in my hair, like typical hair ties. Highly recommend!" —FootballMom

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in four pack varieties).

    6. A detangling brush to work through hair that's acting knotty. Its cone-shaped bristles separate the hair sideways (which is way gentler) instead of down., Amazon

    Promising review: "I'm always skeptical of products that claim to 'glide through' hair, but this brush actually works! I have very thick, kinky, coily hair and this brush passes through my hair easily when it's wet or when it's dry. I'd recommend this product to anyone looking for a good detangling brush." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $10.77 (available in two colors).

    7. A bottle of It's a 10 Haircare Miracle blowdry volumizer with a tough, all-day hold so the time you spent perfecting your favorite hairstyle won't be lost throughout the day.

    Promising review: "Wow I love this product! Even my husband noticed and said, "Your hair has more body!" It keeps my style and adds body and volume. I spray it in my hair when damp, blow dry, and then put it in a bun overnight. It comes out curly and holds the curl all day! My hair is completely straight without it." —Denise

    Get it from Amazon for $13.92 (available in ten sizes).

    8. An anti–hair loss shampoo made with argan oil that'll rejuvenate your scalp and bring those baby hairs back to life.

    Promising review: "Omg. Guys this stuff actually works; I'm dead serious. I never read reviews but I figured I should and show you guys pictures because I'm so happy with the results. I have been struggling with hair loss since I started undergrad, and I have found each year my hair is getting thinner and thinner and my hairline is receding on the corners. I saw this and read the good reviews. Now I see why the reviews are so amazing. It's been 16 days as of today and the results are insane." —christine rosenberg

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    9. A pack of two microfiber towels that'll dry your hair faster and more comfortably than ever before. Unlike your body towel, this one is the appropriate size so it won't topple over. It is also designed with a button on the base of the back to keep it in place!


    Promising review: "I wrap up my wet hair, place the elastic loop around the button, and then my hair and the wrap stay in place on my head. Meanwhile, I can fix dinner, eat, watch TV, whatever. I used to wrap a large bath towel around my hair, but it always fell off. So annoying. When I blow dry my hair, it's actually more manageable and easier to style." —Angela

    Get it from Amazon for $10.59 (available in two sizes).

    10. A John Frieda hot air brush perfect for anyone who loves a blown-out look but doesn't have time or $$$ for the salon. Drying your hair with a round brush + a blowdryer 👏is 👏a 👏myth. This tool does it all in one!


    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 $33.32 (available in 1- and 1.5-inch sizes).

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

    11. A bottle of pure jojoba oil to naturally hydrate dry or brittle hair, nourish your scalp, and reduce dandruff.


    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).

    12. Or a biotin shampoo formulated with nutrient-rich botanicals like B5 zinc and coconut oil to nourish your hair and stimulate your scalp, removing any buildup that may be blocking your pores and helping your hair strands get strong. Believe me, this stuff is really gonna ~grow~ on you.

    Promising review: "I saw this on a BuzzFeed post and figured it was worth a shot and it is. For several years now, I have had thinning near the front of my hairline and a balding spot forming over my left temple/forehead region. No new growth in years. I have used this shampoo for one week and I have little stubble there now and I swear it feels like new growth! It's crazy. I had been hopeful but this is really fast. I even made my husband feel that balding spot to make sure I wasn't imagining it and he confirmed it. I have changed nothing else in my routine, only adding this shampoo. In addition, I have had dermatitis on my scalp for years, which I'm pretty sure contributed to the hair loss. I haven't had itching or flaking since I started using this." —Amber Copeland

    Get it from Amazon for $18.45 (available in four sizes).

    13. A cordless heat cap to use for deep conditioning. Simply warm it up in the microwave and place over your conditioning mask! It's a source of natural warmth that will help work in the product you love most.


    To warm up, place the cap in the microwave for about 1min. If still not warm, increase by a few seconds until it's at the temperature of your liking!

    Promising review: "I cannot express how surprised and satisfied I am with my purchase. The flaxseed-linseed filler heats quickly and evenly. The seeds are natural, so no concerns about gel chemicals. The cap is amply-sized. It’s well-made with a strong elastic edge and quality fabric. It feels very comfortable, like a ski cap or hat. You can move about the house and almost forget you’re wearing it! There really are no cons except no plastic cap is included. But you can purchase inexpensive packages of disposable caps or get a thicker, washable one!" —Frances

    Get it from Amazon for $37.96.

    14. A hydrating hair mask with over 3,000 five-star reviews, because it deeply conditions, detangles, hydrates, and revives dull and over-processed hair.

    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 $12.30.

    15. A L'Oréal blowout priming spray to reduce drying time dramatically while simultaneously shielding your hair from heat damage. We stan a 2-in-1!


    Promising review: "I use this every time I blow dry my hair. Even with my thick hair I can have it completely dry in less than five minutes. Leaves the hair feeling smooth and soft. I even find that I don't need to restyle my hair the next day, even after sleeping on it." —blackrose

    Get it from Amazon for $4.90.

    16. A 2-in 1 ionic hair straightener brush so you can finally enjoy getting ready in the morning without ~literally~ pulling your hair out!

    Safety features include auto-off and auto temperature lock which automatically shuts off the brush if not used for 60 minutes. Temperatures ranging from150°C (300°F) to 230°C (450°F) for any hair type.

    Promising review: "Yaaaaaa'll! Buy this thing. Seriously, add it to your cart right now and check out. RIGHT NOW! I have never liked straightening my hair. It took way too long (upwards of two hours) the flat iron would get caught in my hair, I'd burn my scalp trying to get too close, it just was a hassle. I'm so glad I tried this because what used to be a 2+ hour ordeal took only 45 minutes — and most of that was taking my hair down and detangling it from washing it! The actual straightening process was maybe 20 mins." —Manuel

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    17. An all-natural henna powder so you can say goodbye to hair dye for good.

    Promising review: "I can't stress enough how much I LOVE henna. I use it for pretty much everything — hair, nails, and lips. This is the cheapest henna I've found that hasn't lost its quality. I've been using henna for about a year and it leaves a gorgeous, natural-looking red that no chemical dye I've used could beat." —Krista M.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.98.

    18. A pack of super durable hair ties for people with thick, long, and curly hair. These won't stretch out or snap mid-pony!


    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. 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." —Lyn D.

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

    19. A Bed Head waver tool that'll be like the opposite of your flat iron, giving you tousled, crimped, loose, or defined curls and waves. Made with adjustable tourmaline ceramic plates (that heats up to 400°F!) so you can get a variety of styles — all using one tool.

    It comes on a swiveling cord so you can twist it to reach every strand of hair, without getting tangled up, plus it auto shuts off so you can leave the house without worrying too much.

    Promising review: "I love the speed with which I can do my hair with this waver. Using a traditional curling iron takes me much longer and often gives my hair that overstyled, helmet-head look. This gives me loose beach waves that look just messy enough to come across as natural. I have short hair and it's great for my length. I highly recommend." —BeckyfromBama

    Get it from Amazon for $35.92.

    20. A Neutrogena volume-boosting clarifying shampoo for removing any product buildup or residue in your hair from constant styling.


    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 $4.83 (available in five sizes).

    21. A flat iron designed with heat settings that range from 170°F to 450°F, LCD digital display, and a safety “auto off” setting that'll turn it off after 90 minutes of non-use. It also has floating iron plates so there is zero pinching or pulling your hair!

    Promising review: "I’m a licensed cosmetologist and I love this flat iron. I’ve used flat irons that were over 100 dollars, and this one works better than most high end ones. I do a lot of natural hair blowouts/silk presses and this works wonders! —Ashley

    Get it from Amazon for $37.06 (available in three colors).

    22. A cult-favorite Wet Brush for a detangling brush that'll actually do its job without ripping all your hair out — it works great on wet or dry hair.

    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 head-banging 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 $15.25 (available in five colors).

    23. An anti-frizz hair-repairing serum made with argan oil, vitamin E, and aloe vera to control frizz, lessen tangles, and hydrate split ends., Amazon

    Promising review: "I found this product through a BuzzFeed article for those with frizzy hair and THIS PRODUCT DID NOT DISAPPOINT, PEOPLE! I put this serum through the ringer! No frizz, no extra curls. Nothing! On top of that, it made my hair super glossy. I'm very impressed!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    24. A scalp-massaging shampoo brush that'll help prevent dandruff and promote hair growth, all while feeling like a salon-level shampoo massage.

    Amazon, Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "The bristles are a soft but sturdy silicone so there's enough pressure to exfoliate and massage scalp, but not so stiff that it would break hair shafts. Using this is a great way to get my scalp cleaner without damaging my nails. And it feels great too! A+ product, highly recommend!" —HeatherBree23

    Check out this BuzzFeeder's review of a very similar product!

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98 (available in four colors).

    25. A headband to help keep your hair up and out of your face in the most adorable way. No more wasting skincare products by getting your hair caught in your face mask!, Amazon

    Promising review: "I'm so happy with this! I'm new to the skin care game and I've been trying to make myself get into a routine. I have really long hair and I hate tying it up because of the creasing and my other headbands fall down/don't hold my hair back/start to hurt after a while. This headband is affordable, cute, stays in place, doesn't damage your hair, is thick enough to keep bangs/long hair out of your face AND doesn't hurt!"—Taylor

    Get it from Amazon for $5.80.

    26. A professional cordless clipper for anyone out there trying to have their hair fresh daily without having to spend money every time their hair grows half an inch. SMH.

    This products comes with everything you'll need. Set includes the clipper, eight attachment combs, oil, cleaning brush, instructions, red blade guard, and recharging transformer!

    Promising review: "The fact that it's cordless is amazing but it goes beyond that. The battery is very powerful and it lasts around two hours on one single charge. Also another upgrade is the fade staggered tooth blade which is perfect for blending. The fact that these blades can be zero gapped is incredible especially for getting that first line out from bald fades etc. without having to wear out your trimmers." —AmazonCustomer

    Get it from Amazon for $84.52.

    27. A multi-purpose coconut oil to moisturize and keep your hair long, strong, and healthy for years and years to come.

    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.

    28. An argan oil hair mask that'll make your hair smooth by repairing it with 100% organic jojoba oil, aloe vera and keratin.

    Plus, it works on a wide variety of hair types.

    Promising review: "Thank you argan oil for saving my hair!!! I live in AZ and the heat mixed with our hard water killed my hair. Literally I could run my fingers through it and pull chunks out. I've used this three times in the last week and it's like I have brand new hair. I will forever buy this stuff!" —amber

    Get it from Amazon for $11.50.

    29. A color depositing shampoo that'll maintain color or add color to lightened hair so well you're gonna forget what going back to the salon for a touch-up ever felt like!

    Promising review: "I am growing out my natural grey/silver hair, and the lengths are bleached light blonde with a unpleasant yellow tinge. For the last year I have tried so many toners, purple shampoos, color rinses, etc. This is the only product that my hair is all the same color and I am finally free of the yellowish hue!" —Jess

    Get it on Amazon for $35 (available in 12 colors).

    30. A pack of three Batiste dry shampoos sure to keep your hair grease-free, no matter how often you decide to hit your snooze button and skip that pesky morning shower.

    Promising review: "I love, love, love this stuff!! I, like others with dark brown hair, have had to put up with trying to get all that white stuff out of my hair when using dry shampoo. Which just ended up leaving my hair dull looking. But this product is simply amazing! Not only does my hair have much more body, but it also blends with my color, reduces my part line, and truly fills my hair with a fantastic depth of color, fullness, and manageability. Get this — you won't be sorry!!" —KathleenBB

    Check out BuzzFeed Reviews for what this product won a slot in the best dry shampoos category!

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $15.98 (available in three sizes and nine colors).

    31. A bottle of hair-building fibers that'll help cover balding spots while you're still trying to grow hair in.

    Promising review: "I was hesitant to try this, and I'm hoping my review will help someone else who feels the same way. I have alopecia areata, which causes circles or ovals of hair to fall out all at once. You can see in the pictures that a large patch is starting to grow in, but is still extremely sparse. The hair fibers are a godsend. I use the dark brown with the spray applicator. You'd be able to see if you got up close to look, and it works better where there's some hair than areas that are completely bare, but even on bare patches its much better. I would definitely recommend this for anyone, any age, with thinning hair or bald patches." —Christine Wilson

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95 (available in four sizes and nine colors).

    32. A pack of 42 twist-flex rods for anyone trying to get curls in the easiest way possible. Just fall asleep with them in and wake up. It's that easy!

    Promising review: "I left the largest rollers, the purple and grey ones, in for two hours to see how the curls would turn out. The results were great! The rollers are the perfect size and gave me the same look as my expensive digital perm. I've been getting digital perms for the last year to the tune of $200 every 3-4 months, so these rollers, at $12 a pack, are a steal." —Hoyablue

    Get it from Amazon for $11.30 (available in three sizes).

    33. A set of hair extensions that'll feel and look so much like the real deal, you might even forget you have them in.

    Promising review: "This was the best nine dollars I've spent in a long time! The color is a perfect match to my hair. The hair is very long — I cut at least 12 inches off. It stays in place very well. This is a fun addition to my going out look." —SBonert

    Get them from Amazon for $9.49 (available in four sizes and 24 colors).

    Find out more about why we love these extensions!

    Looking at your hair all grown up and thriving.

    Disney / Via Giphy

    Shopping for something specific? Check out BuzzFeed Reviews to find the best things for every budget!


    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

    Need A Shopping Buddy?

    Get great products - from pros in the fine art of buying stuff online - delivered to your inbox!
    Newsletter signup form