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    27 Hair Products Under $10 You'll Wish You'd Bought Sooner

    Inexpensive products for luxurious 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 β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A fan-favorite Wet brush with almost 3,000 five-star reviews for a reason. It'll detangle even the most stubborn hair...WITHOUT ripping it from your scalp.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.53+ (available in 11 colors).

    Promising review: "This brush is frigging magic. I would have never considered purchasing this if I had seen it in a store, the bristles are very 'flimsy' and I would have assumed it would do nothing to my super thick, curly, coarse (currently bleach-damaged) long hair that turns into a cavewoman wig by the end of one day. The great reviews persuaded me to give it a try. SO happy with the results! The brush is very gentle and I see very little hair on the brush even after going through the worst of rats' nests. it is simply amazing. this would be perfect for anyone, definitely a great brush for a parent brushing children's hair. I was so tired of brushing my hair I was actually considering chopping it off. So happy I tried this brush first!! If you are on the fence, order this sucker! It is a game changer!" β€”Jen Downy

    2. A L'Oreal blowout priming spray that'll cut down your drying time while protecting your hair from heat damage (because your arms don't need a whole workout when you're trying to get ready), all while achieving salon-quality softness.

    Get it from Amazon for $3.27.

    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." β€”blackrose

    3. A canister of Batiste dry shampoo so your third day hair (or fifth day hair) can look as good as when it's freshly washed and styled. *Plus* it adds a boost of volume.

    Get the original scent from Amazon for $5.99 (available in tons of scents and colors for blending into hair).

    Promising review: "Tried the rest, this one is the best. I have long, thick hair that usually stays pretty clean if I wash it every other day, but I've been trying to make curls last the elusive third day. I've tried several kinds of spray dry shampoo and always found that they either didn't do a good job absorbing the oil, or stayed white no matter what I did to rub them in, often both. I tried the original formula/scent, & I think it smells lovely. The spray goes on white (I didn't try the tinted kind) & then you massage it in for 30 seconds & BOOM. Body & volume like crazy, no greasy spots. This is definitely going into the new 'must have' for me. I can't emphasize this enough, I have used it on clean hair just to boost the volume!" β€”Susurrus

    4. A mini flat iron perfect for keeping in your suitcase so you never forget your favorite hot tool again. This bb heats up to 400Β° (and does it quickly) so you can get ready in no time flat β€” and out the door enjoying your vacation.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.94.

    Promising review: "Great straightener. Gets really hot, glides through hair. I would suggest this to anyone considering buying it. Can't beat the price!!" β€”Grrlrcr

    5. A boar- and nylon-bristle teasing brush so you can take your hairstyling abilities ~to new heights~ with just a few quick strokes.,

    The nylon bristles glide through hair, while the boar bristles help guide natural oils along your hair to condition it. Plus the pointed end of the handle is great for sectioning off hair.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.37.

    Promising review: "This is the best teasing brush I've ever found. My hair can get so big. Like, insanely big. I would recommend this 100%." β€”Colleen Grate

    6. A travel-size curling wand with a tapered barrel and no clip for effortless wave styles.

    Just wrap your hair around the curling iron and release β€” no fiddling with clamps with this guy! (And it comes with a heat protecting glove so you don't burn your fingers.)

    Get it from Target for $9.99.

    Promising review: "This is a nice curler that we use on the go. It helps a lot while traveling. Easy to use." β€”Anjali

    7. A microfiber towel turban that'll dry your hair (without causing damage or frizz). And it buttons easily in the back so the whole thing won't go sliding off your head when you're sitting watching TV.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in five colors).

    Promising review: "This is great!!! I always hate having the towel fall off my head, plus a normal towel is actually damaging for your hair. This just works so well, stays on, and reduces frizz. I had to buy a few more because I love it so much. Seriously, everyone with hair past your ears needs this." β€”Kate

    8. A cleansing conditioner with tangerine and coconut and castor seed oils to gently remove buildup while intensely moisturizing your hair. Just massage it into your scalp (like you would a normal shampoo), detangle, and rinse.,

    ONE STEP to clean and hydrated hair? Sign me up.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.97.

    Promising review: "I can't get enough of this stuff. I have dry, naturally curly hair. I seem to always be on the hunt for products that make my hair smell good, won't cause dryness or frizz, define my curls and clean without itchiness. I found it! I've been using it every other day for about six months and I can't think of any reason that would make me stop. I apply and use a wide tooth comb in the shower . . . wow! My hair is so easy to detangle! After rinsing I use a pea-sized amount as a leave in conditioner." β€”CarrieW.

    9. A two-in-one Dove hair serum and oil that'll strengthen and add shine to your hair, nourishing your strands from the outside with its powerful red algae and keratin formula. Split ends, you've met your match.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.75.

    Promising review: "One drop of this stuff can make a HUGE difference. Hair is less frizzy, more controlled, shinier, and actually has a bit more volume." β€”Chris Dyck

    10. A set of synthetic clip-in extensions to look like you grew mermaid-worthy hair overnight. We're talking 2,000 five-star reviews on Amazon, too!

    Get a set of five clips from Amazon for $8.99 (available in four lengths and 22 colors).

    Promising review: "Okay, so I am very picky about hair extensions. I've spent hundreds of dollars on numerous sets, and have never been completely satisfied. UNTIL NOW! These are BY FAR my favorite β€” and for such an amazing price! If you're worried that this deal is too good to be true (because I was) then stop worrying! And buy these extensions. Also, I have very short hair and they still look great! They're very full and luscious. And you can straighten them! I'm very happy!" β€”Makenzie Long

    Learn more about these extensions in our full write-up.

    11. A collagen-infused ~protein treatment~ for an intense at-home mask that'll help your strands look and feel less damaged in just five minutes. It's basically a time machine for your hair is what I'm saying.

    This is the same brand that makes the MIlky Piggy Carbonated Bubble Clay Mask so many people swear by (and it looks damn cool).

    Get it from Amazon for $8.35.

    Promising review: "I've used this twice so far and I just ordered two more tubes. It's amazing. My hair hasn't been this soft since I was a child. The most amazing part is that while it adds luster and softness, my hair isn't greasy at all. I have straight hair that has become damaged/frizzy from coloring and highlighting. I LOVE this conditioner." β€”Nancy

    12. A curl-activating cream with shea butter and coconut oil to smooth and define your natural curl pattern so your hair won't be frizzy (and you won't feel frazzled).,

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    Promising review: "I've tried EVERY product available for black or biracial women. All pretty expensive and none really worked. I did not have high hopes for this because it was SO cheap, but I've tried all Cantu products including co-wash, deep conditioning mask, and this curl activator β€” and I can honestly say I do not recognize my hair! It's like I'm wearing a wig or weave. My curls are so defined and soft and perfect. It's really unreal! I seriously cannot say how much I love this product AND it's SO cheap!! In this case you DON'T get what you pay for... you get SO much more!!" β€”Amazon Customer

    13. A Not Your Mother's thickening hair lifter in a cool Windex-style bottle so you can turn the volume up to 11 on any style you choose.

    Just scrunch it into your hair towards your roots and style as usual β€” and if you use a diffuser to dry, you'll end up with seriously thick-looking waves.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.51.

    Promising review: "Amazing results. Best hair product I have ever used. I have baby fine hair. When I use this product my hair looks thick and easy to style. I have tried too many products to count for volume and thickening. Nothing has ever exceeded my expectations like this." β€”Luann

    14. A vented paddle brush to make giving yourself a blowout with a hair dryer and a brush less intimidating (the vents let the hot air through, drying your hair as you comb through it β€” magic!).

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    Promising review: "Fantastic brush! I have fine hair but I have a ton of it and I've had trouble finding brushes that would actually hold on to my hair as I blew it dry. This one really works! whatever that rubber material is, it really will hold on to your hair! I love it!" β€”Kathy Adreon

    15. A semi-permanent L'OrΓ©al hair color that'll convince people you shelled out the big bucks for pastel hair at the salon β€” but without the expense or commitment.


    Get it from Amazon for $4.73+ (available in 11 colors).

    Promising review: "I wanted to try out pink hair before doing it more permanent and was really pleased with this. I started with dark-medium blonde hair and it turned out so cute. It was easy to apply. I like that I got tonal differences where my hair was highlighted. Left my hair in really good condition. Really fun!" β€”JixKnits

    I've used the pink one a *bunch* of times, and it's great! Check out my full review to learn all about it.

    16. A high-control hairspray with 48-hour hold that'll look at the humidity levels... and laugh.

    Get it from Amazon for $3.97.

    Promising review: "I have super fine, limp, no-body hair. I have tried for years to find a hairspray that would give me a lasting hold. At least longer than fixing my hair and walking to the car. I HAVE NOW FOUND IT!! I can now curl my hair on a humid day and still have curls the next day. This STUFF IS A-MAZING!!! A little goes a long way. And is smells fantastic! You don't smell like you've just sprayed a gallon of sticky Aquanet on your head. You know the smell.. I've had everyone I know buy it and they all love it too. If you're like me, BUY IT! You won't regret it! I want to purchase stocks, this one is a winner!" β€”When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade

    17. A borderline-magical Invisibobble spiral hair tie for anyone sick and tired of waking up with a big ole dent in their hair. Creases be gone!

    If you find that it gets stretched out after repeated use, just submerge it in warm-to-hot water!

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $5.99.

    18. A manuka honey mask packed with powerful ingredients like mafura oil, shea butter, baobab oil, African rock fig, and honey (duh!) to lock in moisture and say farewell to frizz.,

    Get it from Amazon for $8.92.

    Promising review: "First things first, this product smells amazing! The smell last for at least a week after you have rinsed it out. It makes my hair so soft and manageable. The consistency is thick but it has a a lot of slip; a little bit can go along way. This is one of the first Shea Moisture products I have purchased, and I will definitely be purchasing it again once it's empty." β€”Ashley

    19. A satin pillowcase to help maintain hair health even as you sleep, reducing frizz and breakage when compared with regular cotton or other fiber pillowcases.

    Get it from $7.99 (available in four sizes and 24 colors and patterns).

    Promising review: "I decided to purchase this pillow case after noticing hair breakage from one too many bleach jobs. I really wasn’t expecting a miracle, but this product has tremendously reduced the breakage! I love the zipper closure. It’s a sturdy zipper and covered with satin. Prevents my pillow from slipping out. It’s easy to toss in the washer and has withstood many washes! I now swear by satin pillow cases and will be ordering more from this brand!" β€”Nikki D.

    20. A set of foam curling rods so an amazing head of twists and curls is only one sleep away. Wrap your hair around the outside, twist the flexible rod into a loop, c-, or s-shape and then... go to bed!

    Get the set of 47 foam curling rods from Amazon for $9.49.

    Promising review: "These curlers are great. I used these as soon as I got them and they are really soft and gave me a really amazing curl. You can't beat the price." β€”Lmeast Slacka

    21. An overnight sleeping mask that'll help you wake up to the best hair day ever. Just pop on the mask (it comes in a handy cap to keep everything neat), hit the hay, and wake up to totally hydrated and restored hair.

    It comes in four varieties:

    * Coconut (to nourish and repair hair)

    * Shea (to strenthen and prevent breakage)

    * Rose (to smooth and stop frizz in its tracks)

    * Açai (to protect your color and add shine)

    Get them from Sephora for $5 each.

    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!" β€”Shanbone

    22. A pack of incredibly durable hair elastics specially designed for thick hair. We're talking no tugging, no slipping, and no stretching out. πŸ™Œ

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (also available in all black and a rainbow pack).

    Promising review: "Life saver of a hair tie. My hair is a couple inches short of four feet long, and my wife said these are the only ones she would use on my hair. No matter how far they are stretched, they shrink right back down to size. I'm a roofer and even with the wear and tear of everyday work, they are very durable." β€”716icko

    23. A John Frieda sea salt spray so you can pretend that summer isn't about to end. Keep it going with beachy, effortless waves that look like you just came from the seaside, plus the most delicious coconut smell ever.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97.

    Promising review: "One of my favorite hair products. I have fine, wavy hair, but it tends to be frizzy if I just let it air dry on its own. This product contains the frizz. I can just use this alone, let my hair air dry and will have nice contained messy beach waves without the frizz. They product has helped me reduce my reliance on blow dryers and flat irons to style my hair." β€”Felicia Martin

    24. A scalp brush that'll exfoliate and get rid of buildup, help your shampoo do its job better, and stimulate your circulation. Bonus: it'll also feel *really* amazing, like a massage at a fancy hair salon.

    Get the one on the left from Amazon for $7.98+ (available in two colors).

    Promising review: "It is one of my favorite products I've ever had, and I preach the wonders of this thing to anyone and everyone who will listen. Since purchasing it, I have cut down my use on shampoo and conditioner by HALF. I have long, color treated, mildly damaged hair, so I used to go through shampoo and conditioner like WATER. Now I don't feel so guilty about purchasing more expensive products because this little tool makes it go SUCH a long way. It lathers beautifully, cleans my scalp, and distributes conditioner evenly. Also, the feeling is spine-tingling, literally like having a tiny hair stylist just washing your hair for you. The best part is, it gets my hair SO CLEAN that I don't need to wash as often either, which is the cherry on top. Seriously, do yourself a favor, treat yo' self, and get the thing. You won't regret it." β€”Allison Brittain

    25. A set of hair elastics with rubber treading to make sure they stay in place on even the slipperiest hair and during even the most intense workouts.

    Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $3.64.

    Promising review: "The best hair ties I've ever used. I have really long thick hair, and the regular goody hair ties I used to get at the store would always lose their elasticity, and my ponytail would not stay in place. With these hair ties, I do not have that problem. My ponytail stays put, even when I'm working out. They retain their elasticity, and the hair does not get tangled in them. Definitely recommended." β€”L.M.

    26. A volume-boosting clarifying shampoo you can use every few washes to remove all the product residue and buildup you've accumulated with styling.

    Get it from Amazon for $4.83.

    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." β€”Nicky C.

    27. A pack of four wrap-style headbands for the easiest (but still cute) hairdo ever. Plus they'll make you sing John Legend's iconic Instagram song "headband of the day."

    Has this been stuck in anybody else's head for weeks? "Push your locks away, with the headband of the day!"

    Get the set of four from Amazon for $9.99 (available in six color and pattern combos).

    Promising review: "Perfect headbands! They are super soft and do are not tight on your head at all! They stay put while you are wearing them and the colors and styles are really fun!" β€”Amie Bradley

    You, realizing you've been spending way too much on hair products:


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