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    18 Lazy Hair Products That'll Actually Make A Big Difference

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    1. A bottle of Bumble and Bumble powder dry shampoo for when you want to take quick showers and you go two, three, maybe four days without washing it. This powder is super simple to use and it'll look like you're still on day one.

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    Promising review: "I just don't get how anyone couldn't fall in love with this product! I've gone from washing my hair every single day to twice a week! I think for some people, the key isn't to wait until your hair is a greasy mess. I sometimes use the the SAME DAY I shampoo, after drying and styling! The volume and style and texture is absolutely amazing. I prefer this powder to any spray I've tried." —Ronny

    Get it from Sephora $28.

    Check out BuzzFeed Reviews picks for the best dry shampoos at three different price points.

    2. A spray bottle of L'Oreal Paris root cover-up spray so you don't have to lug yourself down to the salon and spend tons of $$$ and time getting your roots re-done. Just simply spray on your roots and witness seamless coverage with no residue. Plus, it's water-resistant!

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    Promising review: "My hair grows somewhat fast so I find myself coloring my roots at minimum every two weeks, which I think is bad for my hair. This product has been a lifesaver in allowing me to extend out that time frame some. I wish I had found it sooner!" —Addictedtoshopping

    Get it from Amazon for $7.19 (available in two sizes and eight colors).

    3. An adorable (and mold-resistant) shower cap that'll be the perfect solution for those who are too damn tired to wash their hair today.

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    Promising review: "My hair goes all the way down to my bum and this fits great with room to spare. Not only is it great quality, it’s very cute and stylish! I love it and if this one ever wears out I’ll buy another. The bow was a little in my vision but it’s easy to move and it stayed out of the way. Well worth the price tag!" —Jen P.

    Get it from Amazon for $28 (available in five colors).

    4. A four-pack of criss cross style head wraps so you can rock what you woke up with and still look put together. Having your hair pulled back and out of your face without having to spend time styling it will give you that "I just woke up like this" style — with none of the effort!

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    Promising review: "These headbands are great! Not too snug and fit perfectly. I originally bought them for 'lazy days' when I don't feel like doing my hair, but have now found that I really enjoy wearing them to the gym. They are cute, but also work well to keep my hair (and sweat) off my forehead when I'm working out. They also hold up really well in the wash!" —Linette Illastron-Vinluan

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

    5. A nylon bristle teasing brush to create "OMG" volume with just a couple quick downward strokes towards your roots.

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    It's made of boar bristles that'll create tension and shine (for teasing) while the nylon bristles easily move through your hair. This brush also has a pointed handle for parting.

    Promising review: "Where has this been all my life and how did I not know about teasing brushes? I have never been able to get a good tease using a rat tail comb so thought I would try this brush after reading about teasing brushes in a vintage hairstyle book. WOW. I have fairly fine hair and I am amazed at how well this works to give me volume. It's just the right width for my bangs too. The brush is well made, no loose bristles. I get it really sticky using pomade and it washes up nicely. Great price, costs a few dollars more at my local beauty shop. I really like this brush and recommend it." —JudiW

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

    6. L'Oréal's semi-permanent hair color for an affordable and easy way to switch up your hair color without all the commitment and effort of having a salon visit. It'll last a couple of weeks depending on how often you wash.

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    The kit comes with a bottle of the color itself, a brush to apply it, and a bunch of gloves so your hands don't get stained!

    Promising review: "I absolutely loved this product. I like to change my hair up when I go to concerts and events, but don't think I could sport pink hair every day of my life. I have a medium toned blonde hair color and it worked perfectly. My roots are naturally darker than the rest of my hair, so I applied the dye all over. It gave me a very beautiful natural ombre look, where the top of my hair was just a tint of pink and as you went down it was more vibrant. It washed out over a week and the color still looked so cute the entire time it was fading. I've already bought this product again to use. The instructions are very easy to follow, and the color matching on the side of the box is very true to how it came out in my hair!" —S

    Get it from Amazon for $7.12 (available in 11 colors).

    Find out in this review how the BuzzFeeder shown above got her hair to look 👏so 👏dang 👏good.

    7. A one-inch Conair ceramic crimper so you can add quick volume to your hair without having to get it done professionally — or use tons of products that end up leaving your hair heavy and sticky throughout the day.

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    Ok so basically you take a section of hair underneath the top layer and crimp the part closest to your scalp. That way, the top layers sit a little higher than normal with the crimping underneath!

    Promising review: "My hair is EXTREMELY straight and I can not believe the volume it’s given me. Love love love! You can put it on different settings of heat which I love. This literally is a count to one and your done product." —Angela

    Get it from Amazon for $21.95.

    8. A beautiful L–part lace front wig because it's a super quick, easy, and affordable way to change up your look in minutes.

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    Promising review: "Let me to start off saying I have been wearing wigs for at least 13 years. I do not wear weaves or extensions, and I have very thick hair and lots of edges! This is my favorite wig of all time! This wig is very natural-looking it does have that Brazilian texture and wave, plus good body and flow. It fits edge to edge and gave me a little room to put out a little edges which was a plus! I don't want to take it off! It's a win–win. You get a beautiful lace-front for 20 something dollars!" —Grace

    Get it from Amazon for $30.09 (available in 12 colors).

    For even more options, check out some of the best wigs on Amazon!

    9. A tapered, ceramic Remington Pro curling wand that might as well have come from Ollivander's, because you can curl your hair so effortlessly — without the traditional curl clamp — and make it feel like straight-up magic.

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    The barrel is also tapered so you can make a variety of curl sizes without having to switch tools or do anything complicated.

    Promising review: "I’m one of those people that just sucks at curling my hair. I tried numerous times to curl my hair with a curling iron, but I can never get it right. I love this wand! I literally feel like a pro curling my hair and it took less than 10 minutes! It used to take forever with those darn curling irons. Never again! Seriously tho, this is a must have for all." —em_b_sd

    Get it from Amazon for $20.

    Learn more about the curling wand in our closer look!

    10. A set of clip-in hair extensions that'll so quickly feel and look like the real deal, you might even forget you have them in. But you'll 100% remember how easy it was!

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    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!

    11. 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.

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    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).

    12. A John Frieda hot air brush so you can get that blown-out look, without spending the extra effort. Drying your hair with a round brush + a blowdryer 👏is 👏a 👏myth. This tool does it all in one!

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    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.

    13. 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 without having to get it done professionally.

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    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!

    14. A 2-in-1 ionic hair straightener brush so you can finally enjoy getting ready in the morning without ~literally~ pulling your hair out! Instead of having to brush out your curly hair while also using a traditional straightener, this does it👏 AT 👏THE 👏SAME 👏TIME.

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    Safety features include auto-off and auto temperature lock, which automatically shuts off the brush if not used for 60 minutes. Temperatures range 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.

    15. An automatic ceramic curling iron for anyone who loves to change up their look day-to-day but are at their ~split ends~ trying to style their hair in under an hour.

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    Simply place a sectioned off part of your hair behind the thickest prong, and it'll automatically wrap around the iron. The rest of the hard work is done for you!

    Promising review: "I love this curler beyond words. I am Asian with super straight hair that can never keep curls. Seriously, after curling my hair with a curling iron AND using hair spray, my hair is basically straight again in two hours. This is the ONLY curling iron that I've used that actually works and is super easy to use. I actually tried using it without spraying my hair and the curls stayed intact until the next day." —Carolyn

    Get it from Amazon for $46.29.

    16. A set of clip-on bangs, because you know you've wondered what you'd look like with them. We all have! Now's your chance to see what you'd look like without making it such a hassle.

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    Promising review: "I had very LOW expectations for this. I accidentally cut my bangs too short the other night because my puppy distracted me mid cut. I thought it would be funny to buy this and wear it one day. I got it for laughs mostly, not really expecting it to look normal. AND OMG I AM SHOCKED! First of all, it's the exact same shade as my hair color. It was super easy to put on. The hair feels soft and realistic. I am so beyond amazed. So far, no one has been able to tell that the bangs are fake! I love them!" —Jrod

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99 (available in 23 colors).

    17. 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 and make your bun look full on professional.

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    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).

    18. A silicone shampoo brush that'll do all the deep scalp massaging for you. Plus it'll help prevent dandruff and promote hair growth, all while feeling like a salon-level scrub.

    Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed, Amazon

    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).

    I'm crying, because now we can be as lazy as we want!

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