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    31 Things From Target That’ll Seriously Help You Upgrade Your Haircare Routine

    From hydrating oils to detangling conditioners.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed collects a share of sales and/or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A hydrating oil mist that plays 👏 absolutely 👏 no 👏 games when nourishing your mane. This number smooths, adds shine, and provides lasting hydration to all hair types.

    A woman holding a bottle of oil mist

    Promising review: "I LOVE the smell of this stuff! It makes my hair so soft and smooth. I literally can’t get enough of it." —Bonnie

    Price: $6.79 

    2. A John Frieda serum crafted to smooth away frizz in an instant. Plus, this baby repels humidity and protects against heat damage. If loving this product is wrong, we don't want to be right 💖.

    A bottle of hair serum

    Promising review: "I love this product! It’s so lightweight on my hair! Helps with my poof. I would buy it over and over again." —Nyckinutella

    Price: $12.69

    3. A Wakati detangling conditioner designed to smooth knots and tangles out of textured strands like a slab of butter. Oh, and one more thing: It also helps to keep your hair hydrated.

    A woman holding a bottle of detangling conditioner
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    Promising review: "It smells really good and it leaves my hair feeling soft and very easy to detangle." —Nicole

    Price: $12.19

    4. A curl primer so you can give curly strands the proper prep work before styling. It's made with coconut oil, kokum butter, and other hair-loving ingredients to add extra pizzazz to your mane.

    A tube of curl primer

    Promising review: "I bought this and used it as the 'L' of my LOC styling for the week. It really enriched my curls and left my hair feeling well moisturized. I've bought many Shea Moisture products in the past and they've worked well, but this was even more effective than I'd expected. Wow!" —Anonymous

    Price: $7.39 

    5. A scalp scrub by L'Oréal that comes in major clutch for days when a deep clean is on the agenda. Thanks to its apricot seeds, this baby gently sloughs away impurities from all hair types without the pricey salon treatment. CLOUD NINE!

    A jar of scalp scrub

    Promising review: "It made my hair and scalp look, feel, and most importantly smell clean and fresh. It seems like my hair also had more volume after using it. It easily rinses out." —Jjg

    Price: $12.19

    6. A leave-in conditioner designed to introduce you to a lasting world of hydration. Its shea butter, yogurt, and manuka honey blend powers through textured strands to nourish and moisturize around the clock 💖.

    A set of shampoo, conditioner, and leave-in conditioner
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    Promising review: "I’ve purchased this three times already and I love it. It makes my hair soft and easy to comb through, and it smells amazing! I really love and recommend this product." —badbish97

    Price: $14.99

    7. A light dry shampoo that's considered to be the crème de la crème of its kind. This hair saver works to absorb excess oils and impurities, refreshing all hair types with every use.

    A can of dry shampoo

    Promising review: "First of all, this smells like heaven. Second of all, it absorbs oil instantly and adds volume! I love this product for day three or day four hair when I want to curl, I'll also use it when I want to refresh and add volume to my day one or day two blowout." —atstrmn

    Price: $6.49

    8. A Tresemmé heat protectant spray designed to shield your strands from heat damage caused by hot-styling tools. Now, your ~press-ing~ desire for a stylish mane won't ruin your tresses. You're welcome!

    A bottle of heat protectant spray

    Promising review: "Love!! The smell isn't over bearing. It doesn't make my hair greasy or weigh it down, but leaves it feeling great and not dry or dead after using heat." —vallll 

    Price: $7.99

    9. A Carol's Daughter hair and scalp oil that penetrates strands with moisture and protects against breakage and split ends. Healthy hair, do care!

    A bottle of scalp and hair oil
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    Promising review: "Would definitely recommend this! My child had very dull, dry hair and scalp, and within hours of the first use, her hair was much shinier and hydrated. It's also super easy to apply, just sectioned her hair and rubbed it into her scalp/roots. She appreciated how easy it was." —Grace

    Price: $13.99

    10. A Camille Rose growth serum meant to help your tresses grow like weeds. Bonus: This Black woman–owned favorite moisturizes and keeps breakage at bay, too.

    A bottle of hair growth oil and pink and white ornaments

    Promising review: "This really helped my hair grow! I really wished I measured before trying it but I honestly want to say it grew almost an inch within the first month! Also it smells amazing!!" —kullen 

    Price: $15.99

    11. A hair texture foam that's lauded by reviewers for giving their strands definition and shine. From twist-outs to perm rod sets, this Black-owned find will take textured hairstyles to the next level.

    the foam

    Promising review: "This mousse is the! I twisted my 4c hair on a Friday night. Left the twists in for two days. I took the twists down on Monday morning and my twist-out has been popping since then. I am so glad I have found this mousse. Today makes five days of having the twist unraveled and it still looks good. No frizz. Just popping." —Sam

    Price: $14.99

    12. A curl stimulator designed to pick up the slack in your hair styling routine. This curl saver works to enhance your spirals while adding moisture and a frizz-free hold into the mix. It's that good, boo😍!

    A bottle of curl stimulator, curl creme, and hair mask

    Promising review: "My hair is 2a/2b, and this miracle product creates a deeper curl right before my eyes! It also seems to help my day two and day three hair look better even if I don't refresh. I like the smell and I love the ingredients. When my hair dries, it is soft, shiny, and healthier looking. It helps take away my frizz, I guess because it's moisturizing. I didn't really have high expectations for this, but man it blew me away. Highly recommend!!" —agdclover

    Price: $16.79

    13. A healing hair mask that means business when it comes to reviving all hair types. Boasting a combination of agave, coconut milk, banana, and avocado oils, this baby will help revive dry, unruly strands in the blink of an eye.

    A jar with hair mask, a cut avocado and a coconut

    Promising review: "I have used many different masques on my naturally curly hair and have only been a little satisfied. The Raw Sugar masque was completely different and after one use, I am grateful for the shine and hydration it gave to my hair." —Loraine

    Price: $9.99

    14. A cleansing conditioner designed to make wash days a breeze. It cleanses, conditions, detangles, and adds moisture to all hair types, so you can get everything you need without having to spend hours in the shower. Multifunctional products for the win!

    A bottle of cleansing conditioner
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    Promising review: "This cleansing conditioner is amazing! I have been looking for one since I stopped using Carols Daughter. This has all natural ingredients, it easily detangles my hair, the smell is fresh, and my hair sheds a lot LESS after using this. I haven’t had a relaxer in almost a year and this co-wash gives me all that I need to make my hair manageable." —Samantha W

    Price: $19.99

    15. A bottle of L'Oréal Wonder Water treatment that works just like magic to seamlessly smooth damaged hair. In just EIGHT seconds, straight, wavy, curly, and coily hair will sport a shiny, soft, and silky finish. Ariana Grande would approve💖!

    A set of three wonder water bottles
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    Promising review: "The recommended use is two times a week, which I did, but I split one dose into two days. My hair felt so silky smooth for pretty much the entire week.  Even when I flat iron my hair, it doesn't feel as smooth as with the Wonder Water. I'm so glad I decided to try it and will continue to purchase more." —mrssr

    Price: $10.99

    16. A cleansing shampoo milk meant to satisfy the wants and needs of curly strands. It's formulated with natural moisturizing agents that will hydrate like no other while keeping your curls intact. Curly hair gals unite!

    A bottle of shampoo milk

    Promising review: "I love this 'shampoo.' This isn't like a regular shampoo and it has no lather what so ever. It feels amazing and cleans the hair and also leaves it so soft and this smells incredible!!! My hair feels and smells amazing." —Aquarius

    Price: $6.99

    17. A braid-moisturizing spray crafted to seep into your braided styles to provide the maximum level of hydration. One more thing: Itchy scalp? Don't know her!

    A bottle of braid spray, carrots and cut lemons

    Promising review: "This spray is amazing. It gave my scalp instant relief from itching. Ten mins after I still feel a gentle tingle. It is also very moisturizing for hair overall. I would say to put it in the fridge to make it cool to make it even more relieving." —Selena

    Price: $10.99

    18. A tube of the Mane Choice Pre-Poo designed to shave serious time off your detangling session. It melts knots and tangles and minimizes moisture loss. It's witchcraft in a tube.

    A tube of pre poo

    Promising review: "I use this as a pre-conditioner. I part my hair in sections and saturate with this poo and I mix with As I Am co-wash. It makes my hair and my 9- year-old daughter's hair milk soft. I let sit overnight for just a few hours. I love it. Can't do without!" —Milk Soft for 4C Hair 

    Price: $14.99

    19. A sea salt spray that'll craft some of the most beautiful "fresh out the water" waves, sans the need for a quick swim. Perfect for all hair types, this spray will surpass your wavy expectations.

    A set of sea salt hairspray bottles

    Promising review: "Adds texture and tames frizz. Enhances my waves. Not greasy at all. Love this stuff!" —B

    Price: $9.49

    20. A bottle of L'Oréal color protection shampoo guaranteed to replenish every last dry, color-treated strand with layers of moisture. Treat yo' self, beloved!

    A woman squeezing out shampoo into her hand

    Promising review: "Simply the best shampoo for everyday use. A very gentle clean. Even my kids who don't color their hair use this shampoo." —Borzman

    Price: $8.49

    21. A scalp treatment from actress Taraji P. Henson's line of haircare products that are designed with textured hair types in mind. This offering comes in major clutch to give your scalp a refreshing clean. Plus, its tri-touch applicator helps to apply product right where you need it. Don't play yo' self and miss out on this must-have.

    A bottle of scalp treatment with a small bottle of oil and a clear bowl

    Promising review: "I never seemed to be able to get all the shampoo out of my thick hair, so it would flake. Not with this! The applicator makes it easy to go in and washes out easily since it is pure liquid. And the sensation is sooo satisfying." —Brandee

    Price: $14.99

    22. A curling custard so you can revive your curls from root to tip with ease. Meant for textured hair types, this Black-owned pick can help make frizz a nonfactor and give your spirals major definition. Limp curls are yesterday's news.

    A few jars of curling custard
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    Promising review: "I have been using this product for years and nothing compares. My curls are so defined and they last for a full week! The smell is very light. Your hair should be soaked before applying this product to get the best results." —Honey

    Price: $18.99

    23. An apple cider vinegar rinse crafted to easily remove dirt, oil, and dandruff from your hair — no harsh rubbing required!

    A bottle of apple cider vinegar with cut apples

    Promising review: "I had been struggling with oily hair for months. I decided to try out this product. I wet my hair and put a generous amount all throughout my scalp. It worked instantly!!! After drying my hair, the buildup was gone and my hair felt soft and extremely clean. I would definitely recommend this product for those with buildup and excess oil production." —Maddie

    Price: $9.79

    24. A purple conditioner by L'Oréal for folks that are looking to keep brassy-looking strands out of the picture. This essential works wonders to neutralize yellow and orange tones in your hair, eliminating the need for frequent salon trips. Call it a win!

    A bottle of purple shampoo and conditioner

    Promising review: "You cannot beat it! You put this on your hair in the shower for five minutes once a week and it takes the brassiness out of your hair." —blimey girl

    Price: $5.49

    25. A bottle of Jamaican black castor oil because there's no rule saying achieving strong, healthy strands should be hard. Use it as a hot-oil treatment or moisturizer to give your mane the ultimate treat 😊.

    A bottle of Jamaican black castor oil

    Promising review: "I use this as part of my hot-oil-conditioning routine and I love it. I have waist-length locks and this helps keep them moisturized. I add about a few tablespoons to my other oils and I think it works well." —Lotsoshoes 

    Price: $7.99

    26. A curly-hair mousse that'll enhance your curls and provide a lasting hold without fear of the pesky crunchy feel.

    A bottle of hair mousse and finishing mist

    Promising review: "I have 4c hair and I used it to do a flexi-rod style and it was amazing! I made sure my hair was wet, worked a good amount through my curls and then styled it. My curls came out amazing and moisturized! I'm definitely going to keep using this on my hair." —jaywind

    Price: $6.99

    27. A repair serum so you can bring unruly, damaged strands back to their former glory. This serum seals the hair cuticle, repairs split ends, and helps to improve softness and shine ✨. Some products are simply a no-brainer!

    a bottle of the serum

    Promising review: "This is a game changer for severely damaged dry hair. It makes my overly bleached hair very silky and hydrated. Easy to detangle and silky product consistency. It's a great dupe of the damage hair serum by Kerastase." —Jackie J

    Price: $8.49

    28. An oil treatment that pulls out all the stops to give all hair types moisture and shine. Bonus: This hair saver also protects hair from damage. What else can you ask for?

    A bottle of oil treatment
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    Promising review: "Love this oil product. I feel like this was made especially for me! It oils my hair, yet not heavily. Nice smell, not overwhelming. I do apply at night and smell can start off strong, but dissipates and becomes mild to not even noticable. I really do love it and it’s helped my ends become healthier. It's a great product." —CharliB

    Price: $7.99

    29. A John Freida touch-up creme guaranteed to become your haircare BFF. This pick nourishes hair, tames frizz and smooths split ends. Yes please!

    A set of tubes with hair creme

    Promising review: "I’ve tried a few different anti-frizz products within the same price range and this one is my favorite so far. It’s not heavy, doesn’t leave your hair greasy but it definitely helps with frizz." —Jackie V 

    Price: $9.49

    30. An apple cider vinegar shampoo that works triple duty to cleanse your hair and scalp while also adding shine and volume to your strands.

    A shampoo, conditioner and hair rinse set

    Promising review: "I normally don’t write reviews, but this shampoo is life changing! I used to always have a dry, itchy scalp, but after using this shampoo, my scalp is no longer itchy." —El

    Price: $8.29

    31. A leave-in treatment that checks all the boxes for top-quality haircare: It helps to nourish, provides shine, and smooths hair. Plus, it detangles, seals and protects color, and prevents split ends. Now do you see why we're so smitten?

    A bottle of leave-in treatment

    Promising review: "I’ve been using a detangler/leave-in, a combing cream, thermal protector, and anti-frizz finishing cream in my hair…some are drugstore products, others are salon products. Decided to give this spray a try and WOW!!!! My hair is silkier and less frizzy than ever! It’s also going to save me a ton of money because now I only have to buy one product! Wish I’d tried this sooner." —Turtlemyrt

    Price: $17.99

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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