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    20 Products From Amazon Reviewers Swear Actually Helped Save Their Damaged Hair

    If damaged tresses have you down in the dumps, lean on these to help you get your mane in healthy shape.

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    1. A Moroccanoil hair treatment that can be considered the fairy godproduct for your mane. This bad boy is made with argan oil and linseed extract that works to nourish, hydrate and strengthen every👏 last👏 one👏 of your strands. Healthy hair, do care!

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    Promising review: "I use this stuff EVERY time I wash my hair and have been for years. It brought my hair back from the brink after some home bleaching and coloring scandals, and now it's used for maintenance but also does a great job of keeping my hair healthy after my routine highlights and coloring. It's heavy so a little goes a long way. I only have to buy every eight months or so. My hair is shoulder-length and I use just a half-pump from my ears and down. It will really weigh your hair down if you use it on roots, though you absolutely could to help out damaged hair."Candy Starlight

    Price: $15+ (available in three sizes)

    2. A hair mask by TGIN you can count on to set the tone for strong and healthy hair. Designed to give damaged hair types the Midas touch, this Black-owned hair-saver hydrates, locks in moisture, and improves manageability. You're welcome, boo!

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    Promising review: "This stuff really works. My hair was damaged from color treatments. Since I've started using these products I can definitely see a difference with the thickness and full body of my hair." —Tahmora Barnett

    Price: $16

    3. A Cantu curling cream beloved by reviewers since it breathes all types of life into dry and limp-looking curls. It has a combination of nourishing hair oils that deeply penetrate and moisturizes strands from root to tip.

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    Promising review: "This stuff is a great deep conditioner for curly hair. My hair is pretty damaged from dying and bleaching, but my curls look revived after using this. I'd recommend it to anyone with curly hair, and it smells so good!!" —Stephanie Hawk

    Price: $5.97

    4. A L'Oréal lamellar hair treatment that works in just *eight* seconds to transform dry, dull, and damaged areas of your mane into a silky, healthy-looking masterpiece. Baby, not even a hairstylist works this fast!

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    Promising review: "I can't fully put into words has awesome this product is.I'm a licensed cosmetologist and this is the one of a handful of products I've found that actually helps damaged hair. I experimented on my own hair a lot bleached it so many times I can't even remember anymore, so it's horrible. I've tried so many products to help my damaged hair with very few good results but this eight second wonder water is amazing. I apply this just from mid shaft to ends. Rub it in a bit and then rinse under water and the softness its unbelievable. My hair which mats super fast can actually be combed after showering (and in the shower) without needing conditioning." —Sick bunny

    Price: $8.97

    5. A hair pomade by Carol's Daughter guaranteed to be a godsend for your mane. Made with curl-craving ingredients like shea butter and cocoa butter, this essential will rejuvenate dry and brittle hair and bring your edges back to life.

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    Promising review: "I have short, spiky hair which is somewhat damaged (brittle-ish, thinner) after chemo-therapy. The Hair Honey makes my hair shiny and appear fuller. I use it in the morning and then pretty much ignore my hair the rest of the day. My hair still looks great in the evening...shiny, still 'styled' even on windy days, and soft to the touch." —DebC

    Price: $11

    6. A blowout mist for folks in need of restorative power while heat-styling. Suitable for all hair types, this baby renews, revives brittle curls, and thickens and strengthens weak strands. Bonus: It's less than $10.😉

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    Promising review: "This is absolutely one of my favorite hair products I have ever purchased. I wish I could give it 10 stars. It smells amazing and it leaves my hair super soft. It’s the first blowout spray that truly gives me a salon quality blowout. I have also used it without blow-drying and it leaves my hair super soft. I will buy it again and I highly highly recommend it. I have fine, brittle hair from years of bleaching/heat damage and it’s literally so sleek now and has a bounce to it. I feel blessed that I found this product." —Maui Wowie

    Price: $7

    7. A hair-detangling brush designed to power through the toughest knots like butter. It also comes in handy to keep hair breakage at bay. Hello hair savior!

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    Promising review: "My favorite de-tangler to date. I'm transitioning my heat damaged hair and it's approximately half and half right now but I'm not comfortable with cutting it yet. This tool has made dealing with the two textures a breeze. My hair is 3c/4a." —Bobbie

    Price: $7.66

    8. A lightweight microfiber towel that plays absolutely no games with drying your hair. A far cry from cotton towels, this offering will gently absorb with the dreaded frizz. A real dream come true!💘

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    Promising review: "If you have long or thick hair, you really should be using a hair towel after you shower. It's a great way to remove excess moisture from your hair without damaging it. These hair towels are incredible. Aquis' quality is amazing, I've had my original Aquis hair towel for over 10 years, and it's still going strong. Recently, I wanted another one (not to replace the first one, but so I have a second one). I was excited to find them on Amazon so I wouldn't have to search around. This hair towel is a great value — so great that I bought one for my mom too." —A. Oberkrieser

    Price: $21.99 (available in three colors)

    9. A Pantene sulfate-free cowash crafted to simplify your haircare routine without spending hours on your mane. This number cleanses, conditions, hydrates, and detangles sans the fuss. Jackpot!

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    Promising review: "I was very pleasantly surprised how well this worked for my (medium textured but very chemically damaged) hair. I was looking for a more affordable alternative to Wen and this seems to be a great substitute. The scent is not nearly as strong as Wen, but this rinse clean and leaves no buildup or grease behind. My hair feels so soft and healthy after just one use!" —Holly

    Price: $9.98

    10. An organic castor oil — it's an absolute to rejuvenate dry hair and help your tresses grow like a weed. Say "so long" to damaged hair and prepare to live your best hair life.

    Reviewer's before and after of thinning hair and then fuller hairline
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    Promising review: "After having a baby, I lost my hair tremendously, plus trying to get a volume to my hair I did perms and it damaged it the roots of my hair. So after losing so much hair I got horrified seeing bold scalp on my forehead!😟 I decided to search products in Amazon. After reviewing a lot of products, I found castor oil with a great reviews and I decided to give a shot to it! I was amazed that this oil works with no doubt! Love it 😍 love it!!! See my results in the pictures, you will be surprised 👍😍! It’s been four to five weeks only and grew so much!" —Eliza Walker

    Price: $13.95

    11. An As I Am moisturizer made with kinkier and parched textured hair types in mind. This essential is jam-packed with the finest natural butters and oils to moisturize, repair split ends, and strengthen hair. Plus, this Black-owned favorite can be used daily for a quick pick-me-up.

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    Promising review: "Let me tell you something... This is AMAZING. I have a 3B Curl Pattern. And so... I have tried products. This is the first one that I have tried that literally works with my hair. My hair is softer, fuller and feels alive. Other products leave my hair dry and/or it weighs it down or leaves flakes or simply just isn't for me. But if you are like me, you probably don't and can't wash your hair everyday. If i did that... I would do so much damage. This cream refreshens your hair. I use it daily. After I shower/when I wake up - and before I go to bed... Just nice to give it the love it needs. Give it a try. As I Am products truly allow me to be that...Naturally beautiful...As I Am :D" —Millie

    Price: $12.19 (originally $12.66)

    12. A set of silk scrunchies that takes the gentle factor to the next level. Say "goodbye" to hair elastics that break your hair and "hello" to silk scrunchies that stay put and keep your mane in tip-top shape.

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    Promising review: "My hair was breaking from standard hair bands, and my hair stylist recommended scrunchies and silk pillowcases. I thought it was super cool when I found silk scrunchies! They hold my very fine hair in place without damaging it, and come pretty colors. (I got the green and the coffee colors. The coffee scrunchy is more of a cream with a dash of coffee color, but not a deal breaker, as it's still a pretty color." —Sandi W

    Price: $49.99

    13. A hair treatment mask made to restore every strand with ease. Thanks to its natural botanical ingredients and argan oil, this pick hydrates, revives dull and dry hair, and improves the look of split-ends in a matter of minutes. Just like magic!

    A back view of a woman's hair after using a deep conditioner
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    Promising review: "This conditioner is amazing! I've been using it for about 18 months now, usually once a week. It has a very light scent and leaves my hair feeling very soft and full of body after I use it. Oh, and shine for days! The first time I used it, my hair was pretty dry and damaged from chlorine in the swimming pool, but after using the Purc treatment, it felt much softer and was back to my hair again. I switched to a "custom" deep conditioner for a while and was incredibly disappointed with the results... I immediately went back to the Purchase! Try this magical deep conditioner... you won't regret it!" —Angela

    Price: $11.99

    14. A Mizani hair oil for folks who are determined to add shine and nourish dull, dry hair. Enriched with coconut, olive, sunflower and jojoba oils, this baby will control frizz, repair damage and lock in moisture — the perfect recipe to restore all hair types.

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    Promising review: "Great product and it really helps with the damage done to my hair from using the curling and flat iron." —Amy K.

    Price: $22

    15. A healing hair serum made to show chemically damaged hair who is boss. Its keratin healing system works to heal, seal, and strengthen hair all in one shot. We live for multifunctional picks!

    A woman pouring hair serum into her hand
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    Promising review: "My hair was so damaged I literally had inches of split ends and had to chop so much off just to help hide the terrible condition my hair was in from processing, heat styling, etc.I brought it home, washed my hair and then put some of this in my damp hair. First impressions were: it smells sooooo good, and it's not oily like I feared (my hair is very fine and oil based products tend to make my hair look as though I haven't washed in weeks). It is really water based. Then I began to dry my hair and after I noticed my hair was dried, I also noticed that it felt SOOOOO amazing! Not only did it look shiny and healthy but it felt like SILK, so much so I could not stop running my fingers through my hair. I seriously very highly recommend this product. It's a miracle in a bottle!" —DizzyDarling

    Price: $39

    16. A strengthening shampoo and conditioner aka the answer to giving colored hair types TLC. It has a sulfate-free formula that works to gently strengthen, protect color, and leave you with soft hair with every use. Trust us, your tresses will thank you.

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    Promising review: "This shampoo and conditioner has done wonders for my hair. It smells great, and makes my hair feel so soft. My hair looks so much less damaged after consistently using these products for a couple of months. Definitely recommend!" —Sarah

    Price: $62+ (available in different packs)

    17. An Aphogee moisturizer and protein treatment guaranteed to leave you totally smitten. I am in love with this sensational find because it works to combat hair shedding, frizzy tresses, and dry strands like the best of 'em. Witchcraft at its finest.

    A woman showing before and after shots of her hair
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    Promising review: "Let me start off by saying...this SAVED my hair. I had to bleach my hair because I had blue/green hair dye that I couldn’t get out. So anyways the bleach caused extreme damage to my hair. It wouldn’t brush, took hours to dry, and was breaking. All the good stuff that happens when you bleach your hair at home LOL. Anyways I tried this product and it was the best thing I ever did!! You can clearly see the before and after pictures after one treatment. Will continue to buy every four to six weeks." —Haley Koshko

    Price: $17.79

    18. A Shea Moisture hair treatment with creamy goodness that'll make dry ends yesterday's news. It naturally revitalizes over-processed hair and combats breakage and split-ends, thanks to its manuka honey and yogurt ingredients. Plus, it's sulfate-free so harsh haircare won't be a problem.

    Reviewer's before and after of damaged hair and then sleeker hair
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    Promising review: "I didn't believe in miracle products but this is ONE! This line of Manuka Honey & Yogurt is absolutely a perfect miracle. It has changed my life and my hair. I had the most damaged hair because of a Brazilian Blowout that burnt my hair, I thought I was going to loose all my hair, it was falling, it was very dry, it was a mess! I heard great things about Shea Moisture and I decided to try their STRONGEST product and oh my goodness it worked more than AMAZING! I am going to stick with this product and brand for the rest of my life!" —Hummel

    Price: $11.49

    19. A CHI keratin mist guaranteed to work double duty as a strengthening leave-in treatment and heat protectant. Spray it throughout your hair and style to reap the benefits. Shine on, beloved!

    A woman showing her hair with and without the leave-in spray
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    Promising review: "We bought CHI Keratin Mist for my daughter who has severely damaged hair due to chlorine. Our stylist recommended this product and was able to get a much better deal by ordering through Amazon. It is wonderful! I spray on after every bath and her hair feels great and is so much more manageable!" —Christine

    Price: $10.99

    20. A curl refreshing spray by Carol's Daughter lauded by reviewers for restoring moisture QUICKLY. This essential has agave, shea butter, and essential oils that powers through parched and damaged hair types to provide a healthy boost.

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    Promising review: "This stuff is completely amazing. I'm on the go a lot and have damaged hair, but a few spritzes of this make it bouncy, fresh, and nice-smelling." —Veloci86

    Price: $11.38

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