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    20 Life-Saving Products For Anyone With Short Hair

    Short hair, don't care! Okay, maybe we care a little bit.

    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. This Briogeo micro-exfoliating charcoal shampoo that'll give your head the deep cleanse you've been looking for. The combo of charcoal, coconut, peppermint, and spearmint oils is a powerful one — and a total life-saver for anyone who uses product in their hair on the daily.

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    This foaming formula even has tea tree oil to help balance your scalp. You can also pair it with a scalp massager for even better results.

    Get it at Sephora Canada for $54.

    2. This crystal-embellished oversized barrette that'll help solve any problematic bad hair days. It's humongous, eye-catching, and unquestionably glam. And it'll help hold any annoying little wisps, if you're in that annoying stage of growing out your pixie.

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    Get it at BaubleBar for $18 USD (available in three colours).

    3. This hair refresher that really goes the ~extra mile~ to give you the bounciest, healthiest, freshest hair you've ever had. It absorbs excess oil, gives you natural-looking texture, improves hair elasticity, AND protects hair from damage. Plus, it's infused with lavender oil, so it smells fantastic.

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    It's like dry shampoo had a baby with all your other fave hair products.

    Get it at SkinStore for $31.46.

    4. This thermal protection spray that does double duty as a shield against environmental stressors and a richly-scented hair perfume. The best part is that it can be used a million different ways, depending on what your locks need at the time. Need a de-tangler? Done. Want something to prevent your colour from fading? Done. Just looking for a great thermal protector? We've got a winner.

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    You can use it any time you want, whether your hair is wet or dry — it'll never weigh down your mane!

    Get it at SkinStore for $44.23. Use code FRIENDS for 25% off.

    5. This magical overnight dry shampoo treatment that'll help you skip that morning wash. Dust this baby in your hair before bedtime, and wake up to clean, volumized, and refreshed hair. No tricks or gimmicks here — it's powered by toxin-absorbing charcoal that even sucks up bad smells.

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    A true blessing for short-haired people lamenting the time spent washing their hair.

    Get it at Detox Market for $8+ (available in two shades and two sizes).

    6. This twisted silk headband, because sometimes you need your hair out of your face — and why not go glam? Unlike some headbands, this one is super gentle on your hair, and won't chafe or damage your 'do.

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    Plus, she cute!

    Get it at SkinStore for $64.35 (available in three colours). Use code FRIENDS for extra 25% off.

    7. A reinvigorating hair bath that'll boost your faded colour AND give your locks a lift. It's a lot harder to hide those grown-out roots when you have short hair. And this product is here👏to👏help👏! It uses goodies like pumpkin seed oil and shea butter to keep your tresses looking fresh, no matter how long it's been since your last appointment.

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    Get it at Detox Market for $11+ (available in two sizes).

    8. This Ouai texturizing spray that'll help you achieve that coveted ~bedhead~ look. It has a touch of hair spray, too, so your tousled mane will look fantastic all day long. AND it's talc-free, so your hair will never look or feel chalky. Go ahead and experiment with your look!

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    Did I mention it's scented with water lily, Italian bergamot, and musk?

    Get it at Sephora Canada for $34 (also available in a travel size).

    9. Some super vibrant semi-permanent hair colour, because changing your whole hairstyle is a LOT trickier when you don't have much to work with. And since it's semi-permanent, you can change it up as often as you like. Hair boredom = BUSTED.

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    If you're the type to change your mind often, make sure you also toss the colour fader in your cart, too.

    Get it at Sephora Canada for $23 (available in nine colours).

    10. This cult-favourite dry shampoo from Living Proof that'll help jazz up your locks when they're feeling less than fresh — after all, you can't just toss your hair into a ponytail. Just a few spritzes of this baby will actually clean your hair and give it some bodacious volume. I keep a mini one in my bag to refresh my hair after workouts!

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    You can now even get a jumbo size, so you'll never have to worry about running out.

    Get it at Sephora Canada for $18+ (available in three sizes).

    11. This boar bristle paddle brush that'll help keep your hair smooth, sleek, and healthy throughout all the heat styling. The bristles are fantastic at gripping even the teensiest, shortest hairs, and can eliminate the need for hot tools (like straighteners). I use this on the daily to keep my bangs in check!

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    Get it at Sephora Canada for $79. You can also get a budget-friendly alternative here.

    12. This peony-scented conditioner, because short hair needs love, too. This mild, floral-scented formula helps to improve hair's manageability — a true blessing for anyone who can't easily conceal a bad hair day. And if you're in the growing-out stage, it'll help your hair grow in soft and strong!

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    Get it at SkinStore for $28.60.

    13. A bottle of Ouai Hair Oil that's suuuuper light and great for fine hair. It works actual miracles on frizz and won't weigh your locks down, so you can maintain some volume.

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    "Unsurprisingly, hydration has been a challenge since chopping off, like, half my hair and getting it back to its natural colour (I had been bleaching it blonde for a few years). Luckily, I found this stuff. It's lighter than any hair serum I've ever used and smells like a floral dream. Plus, it only takes a few pumps to get top-notch results, so a bottle will last you a while." —Alice Prendergast

    Get it on Urban Outfitters Canada for $34.

    14. Some de-stressing hair elixir, because daily washing and constant product use takes its toll on shorter strands. This leave-in conditioner is packed with chamomile, neroli, and patchouli essences that gently release throughout the day. That's the smell of relaxation, baby!

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    You'll be left with glossy strands, too.

    Get it at SkinStore for $65.78. Use code FRIENDS for 25% off. Get the pictured face mask here.

    15. A non-greasy pomade that makes it a lot easier to recreate those Insta-worthy, super funky pixies right at home. I love that this pomade is designed to be worked AND re-worked, which means you can easily switch up your 'do throughout the day.

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    Don't worry — it still has great hold.

    Get it at SkinStore for $19.73.

    16. This leave-in detangler that'll nip flyaways right in the bud. It seals moisture in the hair shaft, so your short locks won't ever feel frazzled, fried, or frizzy. You can also say goodbye to annoying knots, while you're at it!

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    It's formulated with a bunch of natural ingredients (like aloe juice, hydrolyzed quinoa, and calendula extract), so make sure you give it a good shake before you spritz.

    Get it at SkinStore for $41.47. Use code FRIENDS for 25% off.

    17. This matte pink invisibobble that'll never kink or tug your hair when you just need it out for your face for a hot minute. Sure, not all of us with short hair have enough to put up, but those with bobs (or lobs) can still manage to corral a few strands. And there's nothing worse than ruining a great hair day with a dumb hair tie!

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    Check out BuzzFeed's full review here (it's #1)!

    Get it at SkinStore for $11.44.

    18. This TOCCA hair mist that'll make your strands smell like a fresh spring garden. Sometimes a quick spritz of a decadent scent is all you need — and this combo of lush pear and gardenia DELIVERS. It's formulated to release the smell every time you move, too! *dramatically flips hair*

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    Get it at Sephora Canada for $45.

    19. A slouchy lieutenant hat that'll look great on all lengths of short hair, whether you're sporting a lob or a super-short pixie. A jaunty chapeau is PERFECT for bad hair days (they happen to us, too), or if it's especially windy out. And I love that this one lets a few wisps peek out, so I don't end up looking like a bald baby.

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    Get it at Free People for $53.58 (available in four colours).

    20. And lastly, this Aesop rose hair masque that's like giving your tresses a spa treatment. Packed inside that iconic tube is so much goodness, it's bonkers: Rose petal extract, grape seed, and lavender work together to give your hair shine and hydration. Plus, it tends to the oft-overlooked scalp, too.

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    Get it at SkinStore for $45.61.

    Hair envy is real, guys.

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