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    21 Of The Best Things To Help With Frizzy Hair

    "It's so shiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinyyyyyyyyyyy": You, looking at your newly de-frizzed hair.

    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 Revlon dryer brush that'll dry and style your hair in one simple step. Combine that with its ionic technology, and you'll have super smooth and silky hair in half the time of a regular hair dryer.


    FYI, ionic technology is ~negative ions~ that saturate the airflow to help condition, smooth, and make hair shinier, while also reducing frizz and static.

    Promising review: “I was skeptical about this brush as I have tried similar products in the past without success. However, this is on another playing field. I bought the paddle brush version and find it to be so easy to use. I have fine hair, but a lot of it. Blow drying my hair was never something I enjoyed. It would take me between 20 and 40 minutes to achieve the same results as I got with this brush in just over eight minutes! On top of all of this I also have absolutely no frizz when I use this brush. I am used to the “halo frizz” at the top of my head after blow drying but it doesn’t happen with this brush. I cannot recommend this product enough.” —Oakley112

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99.

    2. A shampoo and conditioner set made with apple cider vinegar to cleanse your scalp, as well as coconut and avocado oils to nourish damaged hair without weighing it down. It also contains keratin, which will help battle flyaways and frizzies.

    The apple cider vinegar also promises to help clear up stubborn dandruff. The set is hypoallergenic and sulfate free.

    Promising review: “I’ve been using mine for about two weeks and I’m in LOVE. I was worried I was wasting money because it’s a little pricey, but my hair is so much smoother, shinier, and easier to manage. I wore my hair down at work the other day for the first time ever (I’ve worked there since August) and my coworkers couldn’t stop mentioning how nice it looked. I seriously am hooked. If you have thick hair, struggle with maintaining moisture, a hell of a lot of frizz and just all around FRUSTRATING hair that won’t cooperate: give this a go.” —Ashley

    Get the set from Amazon for $28.44.

    3. A bottle of the cult-favorite It's a 10 miracle leave-in conditioner that garners rave reviews for helping coarse, colored, and damaged hair feel shiny, healthy, and soft again. It'll also smooth split ends and keep hair sleek even in the most humid conditions. / Via @itsa10haircare

    Promising review: “I had bleached, stripped hair and used this daily to help add moisture and nutrients back in. It's been a year and you would never know my hair used to feel like a scouring pad. Excellent product!” —LeeshaUCF

    Get it from Walmart for $13.29.

    4. An Arvazallia hair mask enriched with argan oil so you can leave your hair bouncy, manageable, and frizz-free.


    Promising review: “I'm in my early 20s and have long hair that seems to be perpetually dry no matter what I do. A friend recommended I try a shower hair mask a few times a week, so I did some research and found this. What I expected was a bit more moisture and manageability. What I got instead was WOW. I mean WOW. I don't know what kind of magic they put in this delicious smelling medium textured conditioner mask thing, but seven minutes in my hair in the shower made my hair a silky soft shampoo commercial. I'm used to having to put a ton of product in my hair, letting it air dry, dealing with resulting frizz, more product, etc. not with this. I was rushing to a friend's with wet hair. When it dried it was shiny, soft, manageable, bouncy, etc. I went salsa dancing with her, and it looked like I had done my hair for the event (I have kind of wavy hair that curls up at the bottom when it's layered- when it's healthy). I can't wait to see what it does in a month. I never want to be without this product again.” —A. Parvint

    Get it from Amazon for $12.30.

    5. A super highly-rated HSI flat iron with tourmaline plates that are specifically designed to harness frizz-fighting negative ions. You'll be sleek in minutes, all without damaging your hair.,

    Promising review: “After being disappointed by my other flat irons over the years I decided to finally try this one after reading about it being one of the best and very affordable. I am biracial (Black and Latina). I relax my curly hair every two months. I also do lots of cardio so tons of sweat. My old flat irons would straighten my hair but as soon as I would walk outside my hair would revert back to being frizzy and then I would have to flat iron again. With this flat iron my hair STAYS STRAIGHT the whole day. There is no need for me to flat iron again, unless I go to the gym. My hair looks amazing! I can't find any frizz anywhere and I've been outside and everything. I highly recommend this product. ” —jordy

    Get it from Amazon for $24.14+ (available in three styles).

    6. A pack of head wrap–style headbands to keep your hair under control on days when you don't have time for a full styling routine.,

    Promising review: “These headbands are so cute! I got them to hold my halo of frizz at bay while I'm working out and they work perfectly. Much cuter than most workout style headbands and they stay on for a good while without needing pins. I only had them start sliding back if I touched my hair/tightened my ponytail.” —Dani

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $9.99 (available in six styles).

    7. An Olaplex treatment that will actually repair damage done to overheated or bleached hair. Unlike a deep conditioner, Olaplex is a treatment that literally fixes the broken bonds caused by overprocessing.

    See how this magical little bottle totally transformed a BuzzFeeder's hair.

    Promising review: “I compared both the professional and take home versions and this product, and they are exactly the same. My hair was so broken off and damaged from repeated bleaching and blow drying, that I was afraid to color it myself and went to a salon to coloring. The salon coloring made me hair even worse and I thought I was going to have to cut it short and start growing it out all over again. I literally had to put conditioner on it just to keep it from frizzing out all over the place (it is naturally curly). But then I tried this Olaplex and my hair is soft, shiny and beautiful again and the curls are bouncy and healthy looking. I noticed a difference in after just one treatment, and now that I am on my second treatment, I'm buying another bottle for travel. I can't believe this stuff is so inexpensive yet, so powerful!” —Laurie Pneumatikos

    Get it from Amazon for $28.

    8. A multipurpose argan oil — it'll defrizz, moisturize, smooth, and add huge amounts of shine to your hair.,

    You can also use argan oil as a face and body serum, so really, the uses here are pretty much endless.

    Promising review: “I use this on my hair as a finishing treatment and as a styling protector. For years I have used salon brand anti-frizz serums and heat protectors, but they never really worked 100%. Argan oil gives me 110%. I have fine, damaged, blonde hair and this stuff does wonders for my hair. A lot of oils weigh fine hair down, but this product does not! Not only is my hair healthier but because it gets rid of frizz I am not needing to style my hair as often. Definitely replenishes the moisture that highlights take out of my hair. Truly an amazing product and it lasts forever!” —Melissa Greene

    Get it from Amazon for $14.24.

    9. A bottle of DevaCurl coconut curl styler for touchable definition, hold, and bounce for curly and coily hair types. It has jojoba and coconut oils for strength and definition, and it's lightweight so your curls won't feel crunchy.

    It's formulated without sulfates, parabens, or silicones.

    Promising review: “I have naturally curly hair that I usually straight iron it since I could never get it to air dry with out frizz. I used this product for the first time last night and my hair is light, smooth, managed, and SUPER curly! I am instantly in love with this! I now have the option of going natural, and the best part is, if a curl goes flat you can use a dab on your finger to reactivate." —CorasMom

    Get it from Sephora for $28.

    10. A boar bristle hairbrush that'll actually redistribute the natural oils from your scalp to the middle and ends of your hair, leaving them shiny and moisturized. Fun fact: this is how people in the Olden Times (really any time before daily showers were a thing) kept their hair manageable and non-greasy.


    Promising review: “I love this brush. I bought it based on a recommendation from a friend, and I'm honestly amazed by it. My hair is thick and curly, and I've tried a lot of different things with it — gels, serums, leave-in conditioners, hair spray, heat styling, styling without heat, using all natural products, etc. I pretty much always have frizz, and to get defined curls I have to straighten my hair and then curl it. Normally, brushing my hair gives me a lot of fluff, so I was very uncertain about even buying this brush. I have used this brush twice now. I took the before picture (above) on a pretty good hair day for me, and then I brushed my hair. I didn't do anything else. My hair is smooth and shiny after being brushed, and the curls are neat and defined. This is amazing.” —Zak F.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.19.

    11. A bottle of John Frieda curl reset spray to let you totally refresh your hair after a long night of sleep. Avocado and açai oils will add shine without weighing your hair down, so you don't have to re-wash to have a nice style.

    Promising review: “I have curly hair and getting two days out of it is almost impossible without it looking ratty or gross. I wasn't having much confidence that this would work. I sprayed it then ran a pick lightly through my (messy) hair, and it looked freshly styled! This never happens even on all the other products that promise good second day hair. I was impressed with this and I'll probably buy more.” —Angie

    Get it from Amazon for $9.49.

    12. A bottle of the Aussie three-minute deep conditioner so your hair will be feeling silky in less time than it takes you to do a shower dance to the new Jonas Brothers song (I'm sorry y'all, but it's a bop). / Via @aussiehairusa

    Promising review: “I love this conditioner. I fried my hair when I colored it last and have been using this and it helped me get control back over my hair. I have natural curly thick hair and it can be a pain to get a brush through it. I use this and it's much easier!” —Bri907

    Get a pack of two from Walmart for $4.94.

    13. A heat protectant spray for making sure your precious lil' strands won't break or fry if you decide to straighten or curl them. It'll protect hair up to 450 degrees, and is enriched with coconut, olive, and argan oil to keep your hair super shiny and nourished.

    Promising review: “I fight with naturally curly hair on a daily basis. It tends to get frizzy and out of control. HSI Professional Thermal Protector is the best product I found so far! I spray a generous amount in my hair before using a flat iron and it keeps my frizz under control all day! I can actually wake up the next day and my hair is still in good shape. The fragrance is nice and mild, makes hair smooth and shiny!” —Debra Bussey

    Get it from Amazon for $14.88.

    14. A silk pillowcase that won't just keep you cooler and more comfortable at night — the smoother material will prevent matting, snags, and frizzing as you sleep.


    Promising review: “This is one of the best prices for the value for silk pillowcases I've found. It's a very good material and I LOVE the zip closure so they don't ever start to come off the pillow. The navy is a beautiful color and the silk really helps with my skin and also helps the hair around my face to not get frizzy from tossing and turning. Definitely would recommend.” —Jessica B

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in three sizes and 20 colors).

    15. An oversized diffuser to gently dry and define curls without unnecessary heat damage and frizz. The super-long fingers provide 360 degree airflow — combine that with the XL size, and your hair will be dry in a snap.,

    Promising review: “Wow! I’ve been scrunching my wavy hair and air drying it. It looked weighed down and frizzy after air drying. This diffuser is amazing! My hair is curly after using it, not just wavy and no frizz! It gave my hair a lot of bounce and it didn’t take very long. I just scooped sections of my hair in the diffuser and pushed it up to my head then I turned it on. It worked great! I’m honestly shocked how curly my hair is after using this diffuser!” —heather wellborn

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    16. A Shea Moisture curl smoothie for extended moisture so you can let your hair air dry in a pretty style with basically no effort. Silk protein and neem oil will keep your curls smooth and defined, without the worry of frizz.

    I love this cream, and I use it on my own frizz-prone hair! See more about how I use it and why I'm obsessed with this curl styler (it smells sooooooo gooooood).

    Promising review: “I bought this after I read a BuzzFeed article about how amazing it was...and I was not disappointed! This curl cream holds my natural waves and eliminates frizz. I have super thick, usually super frizzy hair and it tends to look messy and unkempt when I don’t blow it out straight, but I’m putting my blow dryer away and embracing my waves thanks to this amazing cream!!" —No thanks

    Get it from Amazon for $10.58.

    17. A microfiber towel to gently dry your hair without the breakage or friction that can cause frizz with a normal towel. It's lightweight and ultra-absorbent so the water will be gone in half the usual amount of time — all without any harsh rubbing and squeezing that can cause damage.

    Natalie Brown / BuzzFeed

    See why a BuzzFeed editor swears by this towel for cutting down on drying time and reducing frizz.

    Promising review: “I'm very happy with this purchase so far! I always work out in the mornings before work and don't have much time to dry or style my hair after showering, so I bought this towel to help with that. Unlike a lot of towels, this doesn't make my hair frizzy after using it. I've noticed that my hair dries quicker as well. I'm glad I listened to other reviewers and bought this. Definitely worth the money if you use it often.” —swieds

    Get it from Amazon for $20.49+ (available in eight colors).

    18. A shine serum so you'll be able to practically see your reflection in your own hair. How? It's enriched with vitamin E and aloe vera to add serious moisture while keeping it ~light AF~. AND it won't weigh your tresses down or make them feel greasy. / Via @herstyler,

    Promising review: “This is probably the best hair product I've ever used! I have baby-fine, wavy hair that's prone to frizz at the slightest hint of humidity in the air. Most products are to heavy for my hair, making it limp and greasy. This product gives me just the right amount of 'sleek' without looking like I need a good hair washing! Combined with soft twist rollers, I can achieve anything from a very soft wave to lots of curls without using a curling iron or flat iron, which causes way too much damage to my type of hair when used regularly. I highly recommend this product!!” —Kimbergidget

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    19. A titanium hair dryer, because this'll actually emit natural ions to help seal hair cuticles in order to prevent frizz from occurring. Plus, this one is compact and lightweight so you'll be able to take it anywhere. / Via @babylissprousa

    Promising review: “I finally found a small, compact, featherweight, and powerful hair blow dryer, where I can maneuver it easily to shape my hair. My arms don't get tired since it's so light and small. I can't believe I waited so long to find and get this! I'm definitely replacing all my other hair dryers since this is the only one I will ever use again!” —user1247

    Get it from Walmart for $26.99 (originally $29.99).

    See what won best hair dryers on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    20. A Garnier leave-in conditioner that harnesses the power of argan oil, citrus protein, and vitamin B to fight frizz. It'll keep your locks smooth even in conditions of up to 97% humidity. Plus, you can apply it on wet or dry hair. Truly a multitasking hero. / Via @garnierusa,

    Promising review: “I don't have particularly dry hair, but fly-aways and general un-cooperation is a daily occurrence for me, ESPECIALLY during hot and humid summers. Some people can pull off the messy hair look, but that's just not me. This product, although it feels heavy when you put it on your hands to apply it, does not weigh down my hair or alter the texture of it — my hair is actually very soft to the touch. I apply this to damp hair before blow drying it and it has helped with fly-aways tremendously, even when humidity is very high. I have hair that is naturally neither straight nor wavy so I blow dry it straight, and this product keeps my odd waves in check.” —A Diana

    Get it from Amazon for $2.82.

    21. A L'Oréal protein treatment, because this'll penetrate deeply into your hair and prevent breakage, repair damage, reduce frizz, and even reduce shedding. It's made with sweet almond oil, and a single use can protect hair from up to 100 flat iron passes.

    @lorealhair / Via

    Promising review: “This makes my hair noticeably softer and more manageable, and a bit less frizzy. It doesn't leave my hair feeling greasy (which is a problem I often have with conditioners, both the leave-in kind and the rinse-out kind) or weighed down. I love the heat protection. I highly recommend as a dual heat protectant/leave-in conditioner.” —christy

    Get it from Amazon for $5.67.

    Get ready to be post-Paolo Mia out here.


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