Having great hair doesn’t need to cost a fortune — you can look great with products that cost less than the hourly minimum wage but deliver as much if not more than products sold at salons. Fortunately, there are seven great products that are guaranteed to help keep your frizz under control, make your hair super shiny, clean and touchable and, best of all, you can buy them online or at your local drugstore or big box retailer. Here are seven top picks for hair care products that won’t break your budget:
John Frieda Frizz Ease Unwind Curl Calming Creme (5 Fluid Ounces) is made from a lightweight formula that loosens and smooths curls, making them less fizzy. This product can be applied on damp or wet hair, works especially well with fine, curly hair and it lasts all day long. This amazing hair care products retails for a wallet-friendly $5.37 on Amazon.
L’Oreal® Paris Advanced Hairstyle Curve It Elastic Curl Mousse (8.3 ounces) is an ultra-lightweight mousse that volumizes curly hair without the stickiness or buildup. This product provides a24-hour lasting hold and it retails for $3.99 at Target.
TRESemme Smooth & Silky Shampoo with Moroccan Argan Oil (32 fluid ounces) moisturizes hair, calms flyaways and is designed for dry or brittle hair. The price can’t be beat at just one bottle for $4.59 or two bottles for $8 at Walgreens.
Pantene Pro-V Stylers Max Hold Gel (6.8 ounces) provides 24-hour frizz control and a Level 4 hold without stickiness or stiffness. This product is applied with bare fingers and it’s odorless, dries quickly is easily refreshed with a wet finger combing and it retails for $4.97.
Suave Professionals Almond and Shea Butter Shampoo (28 ounces) will leave your hair looking great, especially if it’s dry or damaged, because the shampoo replenishes lost moisture. Better yet, its sticker price of just $2.50 at Walmart will keep your wallet in great shape, too.
When your hair is wet, it’s very fragile and can break if you try to comb it or brush it. Fortunately, there’s the Wet Brush Detangling Shower Brush that’s very gentle on all hair types, including thick, curly, frizzy, long, tangled ethnic hair. The bristles don’t get caught in hair, so brushing hair after a shower is pain-free as is the $8.98 cost.
Batiste Dry Shampoo, Original Scent in an excellent product to use between washes. This product revitalizes hair and removes excess grease so that your hair feels refreshingly clean and it retails for $6.29 for 6.73 fluid ounces at Drugstore.com.