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    26 Things That'll Get You Voted "Best Hair"

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    1. A satin pillowcase to help maintain hair health even as you sleep, reducing pesky frizz and breakage when compared with regular cotton or other fiber pillowcases — that means longer-lasting blowouts and less damage in the long run.

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    Get a set of two from Amazon for $9.99 each (available in four sizes and 14 colors and patterns).

    Promising review: "Life-changing! I was originally looking for silk pillow cases, but decided to give these a try because they were a better price. I am not disappointed! I have seen a noticeable difference in my hair in the mornings and overall they are so smooth and comfortable to sleep on. I’ve washed them several times and haven’t seen a difference in the quality. I would buy again." —Kate

    2. A deeply moisturizing mask to restore health and shine to your hair with nourishing argan oil and green tea, plus protein-rich ingredients like quinoa, oat, and hydrolized keratin. Fancy-sounding ingredients, fancy-looking results.

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    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    Promising review: "This product is AMAZING! It's probably one of the best things I've ever purchased on Amazon. I am mixed black and white and I've colored my hair a million times. My ends are ALWAYS dry, even after a haircut. I would probably have to cut all of my hair off in order for it to be healthy. After using this, my hair is smoother than ever. You can't even tell that my hair was damaged. I will purchase this product again!" —Tierra Gray

    3. Olaplex 3, a strengthening, re-bonding for your color-treated or heat damaged locks, making them healthier than ever before. This is a game-changer, folks.

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    Get it from Amazon for $28.

    Promising review: "MAGIC!!!! I swear this stuff is made from unicorns. I was doubtful, given that I have tried the gamut of hair conditioning treatments (yes, yes, I know this is NOT a conditioner, but a bonder) and all I have to say is WOWZA! After some really harsh processing (got my hair from dark dark brown to very very blonde so I could add funky colors (currently pink), my hair more closely resembled hay than it did actual hair and as the weeks went on, the breakage started getting worse. I tried this at my last feeble attempt to salvage my locks after a friend recommended it and I am BLOWN AWAY by the results! It really does work. I won't lie and tell you my hair is back to it's normal state, but it is SIGNIFICANTLY improved. It is smoother, softer, and even has some of the weight back! This was just after one application (I left it in for an hour as the website suggested for my level of damage). I can't wait to see if it gets better with the next application. I am definitely sold." —shel.b.phd

    4. An extra large diffuser attachment that gathers your curls, drying them in their natural pattern, reducing frizz, and increasing definition AND shine.

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    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    Promising review: "Hands down, NO DOUBT, the greatest diffuser ever made. Cuts my drying time down SUBSTANTIALLY compared to other diffusers and it yield tremendous volume and flawless second and even third day curls...BUY IT YOU WON'T REGRET IT!" —Barbie

    5. A pack of teensy capsules filled with a blend of vitamin B5, silk proteins, and keratin to nourish dry hair, add shine, and treat excessively oily roots — all while working to protect your hair from heat and sun damage. Good things *do* come in small packages.

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    Get a pack of 30 capsules from Amazon for $22.75.

    Promising review: "I took a chance on this product and I am so happy I did. I cannot stop looking at and feeling my hair; it is so much more healthy. It used to be flat and dry looking but it looks so healthy and full now. The great thing is...this product doesn't leave your hair feeling weighed down or greasy like some leave-ins do. My ends used to look brittle and dry no matter what I used, how many times I trimmed my hair, etc. Now they are soft and healthy-looking. I love this so much I just did subscribe and save with it, because I know I will use it forever!!" —Caryn

    6. An Aussie deep conditioner that'll work in just three minutes (perfect for an in-shower karaoke sesh) to revive the driest hair, detangle, and add body and shine — thanks jojoba and avocado oils!

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    I use this as a budget-friendly deep conditioner, and I really like it! It detangles like a dream and adds great shine.

    Get a pack of six bottles from Amazon for $29.82 or individual bottles from Prime Pantry for $4.99.

    Promising review: "I only use salon products - but I bought this while out of town in a pinch; AGAINST my hairdresser's recommendations. Three days later, I still can't believe this is my hair. I have blonde, somewhat course hair that tends to be a bit dry and frizzy. My hair is silky, smooth and shiny! Highly recommend — and you can't beat the price." —Sherry Howe

    7. A five-in-one curling iron and wand set with interchangeable barrels to make achieving the curls of your Pinterest board dreams a reality. Just pop on the different sized barrels and you can use it to create a vintagey '50s updo, a tousled just-woke-up lob, or mermaid-inspired waves. The limit (to your style choices) does not exist!

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    It has nine temperature settings so you can ensure you get curls that last without heat damaging your hair.

    Get it from Amazon for $37.99.

    Promising review: "This product has been so great! My hair is fine and straight and has held a weak curl with other curling irons and wands. The first time I used this my hair didn't have any product on it, and it still made absolutely stunning curls that lasted for two or three days! I have always had to use tons of product to get any curl, but with this the curls are soft and bouncy, full of volume for days. I've used it on my daughter's hair, which is to her waist, and it did not disappoint! We've never been able to get much curl in her hair before. We've used the lower settings (about 270 degrees), and it works great. I wish I had bought this years before! Worth every penny; it has replaced every other curling iron we owned and it all stores in a compact little bag." —Mic

    8. A canister of fan-favorite Basiste 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.

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    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!" —Susurrus

    9. A Living Proof de-frizzing spray to soften hair between shampoos, reducing up to **92%** of frizz AND providing UV protection, without a lot of product buildup.

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    It's made with a five oil blend that mimics your hair's natural oil, meaning your locks will feel soft and healthy rather then greasy. And it works on curly hair too! 🙌

    Get it from Sephora for $29.

    Promising review: "First, you should know that my hair is naturally wavy and very frizzy. Secondly, I live in the tropics; here in south Florida we INVENTED frizz! I normally have a salon keratin treatment every couple of months to keep my hair smooth and shiny, but I’m badly overdue right now and my hair’s been a mess. Well...dang! This product is nothing short of amazing! Yes, after being outside in the humidity for a period of time, those frizzies do start popping up again (let’s be realistic!)... HOWEVER, all I need do is run the brush through my hair again to re-activate the product and it’s smooth sailing once again; re-applying is not necessary! I am LIVING PROOF that this is a revolutionary product. Ha Ha. I’ve since put off my salon keratin treatment again while I try more products from this game-changing line." —JillinWPB

    10. A John Frieda hot air brush so you can perfect a sleek *and* voluminous blowout in no time ~flat~ — without juggling a round brush in one hand and a heavy blow drier in the other.

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    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. AMAZING!

    Get the 1.5-inch brush from Amazon for $39.99 (also available in a one-inch brush).

    Promising review: "OMG this is the BEST HAIR TOOL for haircut with layers!! When I tried to style it at home with a regular blow dryer and round brush I couldn't do it like the my hairstylist — it came out flat and straight. Then I came across this AMAZING brush. I am SOOOOO GLAD I tried it. This product is truly everything!!! It is LIGHTWEIGHT, which makes it very easy to hold, the heat temperature on high is perfect (first i thought it wasn't hot enough, but it's perfect to style hair without causing heat damage), the bristles are soft, hair slides through, does not pull on hair, no breakage at all. The feature that I LOVE is that it has a cool setting to let curls cool down before releasing them (NO NEED TO USE HOT ROLLERS). This hot air brush is so great that I had to purchase one for mom as soon as I was done using it. Cannot say enough good things!" —FashionChic

    To say I love this brush would be an understatement. Check out my full review of the John Frieda hot air brush for all the ~hairy details~.

    11. An argan oil–infused cream gel to define curls and add hold (*without* the dreaded crunchiness). It'll help fight frizz so your hair can bounce along healthily behind you, whether you have anything from loose waves to tight spirals — and it's safe on colored hair!

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    Get it from Amazon for $20.90.

    Promising review: "This is my favorite styling product now. It doesn't get flaky or hard and leaves my curls looking healthy and shiny! The bounce is insane, the best I've seen with a styling cream/gel! The consistency is more gel like than cream but is not at all like the gels of other competition. Pics are of before started using the cream gel and after... you can see the difference in my curls (I also cut my own hair)." —Mia Randall

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

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    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 buildup. 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.

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

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    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%." —Colleen Grate

    14. A set of synthetic clip-in extensions to look like you grew mermaid-worthy hair overnight. We're talking 3,000 five-star reviews on Amazon, too!

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    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 — 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!" —Makenzie Long

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

    15. An Elizavecca 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.

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    This is the same brand that makes the MIlky Piggy Carbonated Bubble Clay Mask so many people swear by.

    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." —Nancy

    And check out the BuzzFeeder pictured above's review for her first-hand experience (it's #1 in the post)!

    16. A Big Sexy Hair volumizing and texturizing powder that'll go on translucent for the bigger-than-ever hair of your dreams. It's also great for beefing up braids!

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    Get it from Amazon for $16.80.

    Promising review: "A magical hair volumizer for those who have lost hope. I have always been frustrated with my hair weighing down around the crown, even if I could get some body into it in the morning, guaranteed it was flat by mid-day. This stuff is amazing! I just sprinkle a tiny bit around my roots/crown and it lasts all day and into the next. It's like a dry magic gel! Love this stuff and my 'new' hairstyle capabilities. The container is super tiny (think height of a cell phone) but a little goes a LONG way. It makes skipping washing hair that much easier for those of us with non-volumized hair/roots." —Jennifer Cibor

    17. A bottle of cold-pressed castor oil reviewers swear by to nourish their scalps, strengthening and promoting hair growth at the root. Just apply it directly to you dry scalp and hair roots and leave it on for at least an hour (or overnight!).

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    Get it from Amazon for $15.15.

    Promising review: "I had an allergy in my scalp last 10 months ago that made the back of my head bald. I was really desperate to try some hair growing product to bring my hair back. I read most of the articles on Google and found out castor oil is one of the greatest products for hair growing, 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. And I didn’t expect the outcome of this product. And aside from the outcome, my hair became softer than before and thicker, and one bottle of this castor oil lasted almost a year." —Amazon Customer

    18. Bumble & Bumble's new Surf-Styling leave in treatment for all the beachy waves you're looking for — but with NONE of the crunch of salt sprays. This'll actually moisturize, fight frizz, and protect against UV damage, while creating the touchable waves you love.

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    Just apply to damp hair, twist or braid, and let dry for effortless waves!

    Get it from Sephora for $29.

    Promising review: "Perfect for my thin, fine hair. It doesn't weigh my hair down. feel sticky or look greasy. It does make my hair soft, tames all the little broken ends from coloring and gives a slight fullness to my naturally stick straight and flat hair." —javovo

    19. 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.

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    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." —Ashley

    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!

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    Get a 42-pack from Amazon for $12.99.

    Promising review: "I LOOOOVE these curlers! My hair is super long and it never does anything but awkwardly bend because it’s super poker straight! I have to have curlers in overnight to get any curl to stick and these are super comfortable to sleep in! My curls were amazing!! Finally an adorable spiral curl! What’s even better is the second day they STILL looked beautiful! I cannot rant and rave enough about how Awesome these are!" —Amazon Customer

    21. A Living Proof perfector you can comb through your hair, and it'll fully absorb into your strands overnight, increasing shine, manageability, and softness. Just style as desired when you wake up!

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    The results will last all week too, sealing the cuticle of your hair thanks to the blend of amino acids, conditioners, and antioxidants.

    Get it from Sephora or Birchbox for $29.

    Promising review: "I LOVE this stuff! It smells soooo good and keeps my hair smelling fresh too! I use just a dime-quarter size amount and the next day my hair still looks as good as it did the day before. My hair has never looked so healthy and shiny, and it's never felt so soft. I Love Living Proof products and this is no exception...This will forever be part of my nightly routine!" —Jeri

    22. A Kiss Instawave automatic curling iron that rotates to create curls or waves in seconds. All you need to do is press the button and watch the magic happen.

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    It has prongs along the side that smooth and detangle hair as it gets wrapped around, while the ceramic iconic barrel ensures your curls are shiny, healthy, and frizz-free. It also automatically shuts off after 90 minutes to give you peace of mind after you've left for the day. PLUS it has over 1,000 five-star Amazon reviews *and* directions to help you use it, whether you have short, medium, or long hair.

    Get it from Amazon for $46.29.

    Promising review: "Here's the deal, I'm pretty much a tomboy, I don't know how to do my makeup, I have thick hair, but never knew how to do anything but straighten it, until a friend made me try her Kiss automatic curling iron. It legitimately works and it's the easiest thing to use! I've (briefly) tried other wands and burn myself over and over. I've never burned myself with this tool and I love that it makes it easy to curl away from your face on either side, with just a push of a button. I also like that it dings when it's done, so it takes some guess work out. If you want curls, but are intimidated by all the tools out there, you won't be disappointed with this styler." —Uskadelig

    23. A bottle of Fanola purple shampoo formulated to neutralize yellow tones and brassiness for platinum locks — all in one to three minutes and *without* a trip to the salon

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    If you leave it in long enough, it'll even give a lavender tint, if you're into that!

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    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!" —Rachael

    Check out our deep dive for amazing before-and-afters!

    24. An HSI ionic flat iron that'll glide over your hair, smoothing and straightening while adding shine, thanks to sensors that regular the temperature so you're not doing any damage. This thing has over 21,000 five star reviews, which... wow.

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    The lowest temperature is 140°, so it's safe to use on even fine hair. Plus, it comes with a travel-size argan oil to nourish your hair — what a deal.

    Get it from Amazon for $37.95.

    Promising review: "I'm actually really impressed with this product, especially for the price. I have really thick, curly hair that's hard to manage, and I live in Florida, so the humidity and heat has my hair curly again within a couple hours of straightening it. I ordered this straightener because the reviews were so good and I'm glad I did it. The product came exactly when it was supposed to and I immediately tried it out. My hair is pin straight and it's been that way for about 10 hours. Even with the heat and humidity, the thermal spray it came with is keeping the frizz and curls away and it still looks awesome. I would definitely buy this straightener again." —Saramae49

    25. A Bed Head waver with adjustable tourmaline ceramic plates so you can get a variety of styles (from tighter almost-curls to beachy mermaid hair to loose, tousled locks) — all using one tool!

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    It comes on a swiveling cord so you can twist it to reach every strand of hair, without getting tangled up, *and* auto shuts off so you can leave the house for the day without panicking.

    Get it from Amazon for $35.82.

    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

    26. An apple cider vinegar shampoo and conditioner set to treat both your hair *and* your scalp, removing product buildup, softening & strengthening your strands, and hydrating with avocado and coconut oils.

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    Look, ma — no dandruff, all shine!

    Get the set of shampoo and conditioner from Amazon for $28.44.

    Promising review: "I really was hesitant to try this but I decided I would take the plunge anyways and I have to say after using it for a few weeks now I'm pleasantly surprised! My hair is so soft and shiny and lightweight! I love how bouncy it is after using this plus it smells amazing. Not vinegar-y at all.

    My daughter has been using this as well for her oily hair and dandruff (after trying tons of super expensive salon products) and so far this is the only thing that has been working for her! Her dandruff is gone and her hair is noticeable less oily by the end of the day. We will definitely be buying more." —kindlemom1

    Now just wait for the compliments to roll in.

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