The price of hair products can quickly add up, no matter the quality of products you are purchasing. Just because something is expensive does not mean that it will work best with your hair! Likewise, just because something is more affordable, that does not mean that it is something you should be using. With a little time and research, you can find some products that are perfect for you and your hair! Here are 12 hair products worth looking into!
1. Dry Shampoo
Simply put, not many of us want to wash our hair every day. Even if you don’t wash your hair daily, you should at least have a trusted dry shampoo you can use in place of washing your hair! Dry shampoo keeps your hair smelling and looking great in between washes. Spray a generous amount and work it in for fresh, clean-feeling hair!
2. Quality Shampoo
While you might be tempted to grab the first bottle of shampoo off the shelf and get out of the store, it’s important that you spend time considering what shampoo to buy. Is that shampoo made of high-quality ingredients? Will it work for your hair wants or needs? Make a mental note of your hair type and what you are looking for in your shampoo before purchasing!
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3. Quality Conditioner
If you have a nice shampoo, you have to buy a great conditioner to go with it! Conditioner helps seal in all the good things the shampoo deposited into your hair and leaves your hair shiny and smooth. Like the shampoo, make sure you read the ingredients and buy one that best suits your needs to ensure you are investing in a great product!
4. Hair Masks
If you are a fan of face masks, you will probably be a fan of masks for your locks! There are so many masks to choose from that offer a variety of benefits. If your hair needs some extra love, spend an evening treating your hair to some hydration! You can find in-shower masks or an overnight ones. Shop around until you find a mask that you really want to try and make the splurge!
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5. Specialty Shampoo and Conditioner
Maybe you are someone who regularly visits the salon or maintains your hair color at home! If this is the case, depending on what color your hair is, you might want to invest in a specialty shampoo and conditioner combo. If you are not a natural blonde, purple shampoo and conditioners can make a world of a difference in your color maintenance!
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6. Heat Protectant
No matter if you use heat to dry or style your hair, buying a heat protectant that actually works is always a great investment! Considering we use temperatures that are hot enough to cook food in the oven on our hair to dry or fix it, it is a no brainer to buy a product that offers our hair some protection. You can buy various gels, creams, liquid sprays, and aerosol cans of heat protectant! Shop around until you find the perfect one for you and your hair.
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After all the time you spent drying and styling your hair, you will want to make sure your hair look will last all day long! While most people tend to stray away from hair spray because of the smell or the fact most have a very strong hold, the reality is that they have not found the perfect hairspray for them. Most companies offer a wide range of hairsprays that are perfect for all hair types with varying levels of firmness and hold!
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8. Leave-in Conditioner
While this product is not essential for everyone, it’s perfect for those who want to keep their hair extra smooth. Whether you want to give your hair a day off or want to make sure it is as healthy as it can be, any type of leave-in conditioner is the perfect solution! Do some research to determine which brand and product is best for you and enjoy!
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9. Baby Hair Solution
While some people are fortunate enough to not experience styling baby hairs, a majority of us have to deal with these awkward length hairs on a daily basis. Whether you are going for a sleek look, or just want your baby hairs to work with you, consider buying a product specifically designed to calm and control them! Even if you choose to rock a messy bun, as long as you use this product, you will look like you put in more effort than what you actually did.
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10. Volumizing And Texturizing Spray
If your hair is particularly flat and you struggle to achieve that perfect lived-in look, considering trying a combination volumizing and texturizing spray! This spray will give your hair some volume and a bit of grit to help you style it however you want. Even if you use a good amount of product, your hair will still feel like your own and is easily moldable and adjustable!
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11. Hair Gel
If you have shorter hair or enjoy sleek hairstyles, you might want to consider buying a quality pomade or hair gel. These are an easy way to ensure that you will not put too much product in your hair and end up with a result you are not going after! Make sure you find one with a finish and hold you are looking for and have fun with it!
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12. Sea Salt Spray
Are you at the beach and craving those perfect beachy waves? You can have beach hair all year long if you choose to buy sea salt spray! Not only will your hair smell like the beach and the ocean, but it will feel so soft and smooth to the touch. If your hair has a bit of natural wave or curl, a sea salt spray will only make them look even better!
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What hair products do you like to invest in? Share your favorites in the comments below!
Hi! My name is Hannah Warren and I just graduated from Mercer University with a B.A. in English. During my time at Mercer, I studied both Creative Writing and Media Studies so I have dabbled in multiple writing genres including fiction, nonfiction, playwriting, and more! Playwrighting and nonfiction are my favorite genres because more people relate to and understand the work when it is raw, genuine, and mentions different problems that most people are familiar with or have experienced first-hand. I have a bad habit of starting projects and not finishing them, but I am proud to say I am drafting a romance novel that I hope to have published one day! Thank you for taking the time to get to know me, and I hope you will continue to read more of my little articles in the future!