Finding the right hair products can seem like a daunting task but we've narrowed down our top ten drugstore products that celebrity stylists swear by. Affordable and reliable aren’t usually said in the same sentence, but with this list you’ll be able to achieve that celebrity status hair without breaking the bank.
1. It’s a 10 Miracle Leave In
This leave-in conditioner is perfect for damaged hair that needs an immediate transformation, without having to spend hours at the salon. It's a 10 Miracle Leave-In is perfect for your rushed morning (because we all love to sleep in a little) and gives a salon-worthy look in no time. Paul Norton, celebrity hairstylist to retired Victoria angel Alessandra Ambrosio and Brooke Shields, swears by this detangle formula. Silky smooth hair doesn’t need to wait when you can perform a miracle every morning.
2. John Frieda Frizz Ease Touch Up Creme
Need to control that humidity-induced frizz this summer? Look no further. Scott King loves to use this product to touch up flyaways. The celebrity hairstylist uses the John Frieda Frizz Ease Touch-Up Cream on many of his clients' hair, from Sofia Richie’s classic updos to Becky G’s sleek Cosmo covers.
Pro tip: Apply a small amount of the product on a new toothbrush or a mascara wand to target flyaways and keep them in place. You can also apply a dime-sized amount to your fingertips and lightly stroke through your hair from the mid-shaft down. If you’re wearing hair extensions and find they need a bit of taming, touch your hair up with Frizz Ease to give it a smooth finish.
3. Head & Shoulders Dandruff Shampoo
Relaxed luxury guru Sunnie Brook calls this product "insurance for the scalp." Her clientele includes Sarah Silverman and Elizabeth Moss, and she's had her work featured in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and more. Head & Shoulders Dandruff Shampoo lifts buildup and cleanses the scalp for a deep clean every wash, and as we all know, a good wash is a perfect start to a perfect style. Many reviewers have even noted that using this shampoo has allowed their moisturizing conditioner to work better. Head and Shoulders, say no more.
4. L’Oréal Elvive Extraordinary Oil
Cara Delevingne is known for her amazing hairstyles, and her stylist Mara Roszak admitted her love for the L'Oréal Elvive Extraordinary Oil for blowouts. You can apply this with your fingertips before or after your blowout. This hair oil is great for taming frizzy hair, as well as adding nourishment. It also acts as a heat protector, which is a perfect way to keep your hair healthy through all the styling.
5. Marc Anthony Beach Waves Spray
You don’t need to hit the beach to achieve those perfect beachy waves! Thanks to the Marc Anthony Dream Waves Beach Spray, you can get an easy, everyday look in minutes. If you’re looking to infuse your hair with texture without weighing it down, this is the product for you. You’ll achieve some amazing volume while enhancing your natural hair's shape. Learn how to get perfect beachy waves every time.
6. Paul Mitchell Kids Taming Spray
Scotty Cunha a.k.a. the Kardashian/Jenner’s miracle worker says he loves the Paul Mitchell Kids Taming Spray because it’s super conditioning. Even though it’s marketed for kids, it can also be used as a leave-in conditioner for adults. Take this spray to your next beach day to hydrate your hair after it hits the salt water. It’s also a terrific product to keep handy in your beach bag.
7. Pro Beauty Tools Hair Dryer
Your hair will only look as good as the tools you use. That’s why having a great hair dryer is necessary for taking care of your luscious locks. The Pro Beauty Tools hair dryer is powerful, perfect for a quick blowout without damaging your hair and provides a smooth, salon finish to your hairdo. With great tools comes great responsibility, so ensure you’re using your hairdryer properly, without damaging your hair. Check out these five common hair drying mistakes, and how to avoid them.
8. Schwarzkopf Biotin Volume & Vitality Root Lift Spray
Vanessa Hudgens always has voluminous hair...have you ever wondered how? First and foremost, she likely uses hair extensions for extra volume, but her hairstylist Richard Collins also uses this root lift spray to give her hair that extra lift. Want even more volume? Check out 5 ways to wear a Volumizer weft to add some extra bounce.
9. Catwalk Root Boost Spray
If you really need some help to maintain a long hold on your locks, this is the best product to use. The mousse-like consistency of Catwalk's Root Boost Spray gives hair a thicker hold, minus the stickiness of traditional mousse. The higher the hair the closer to heaven, are we right? Kardashian stylist Scotty Cunha swears by this product to bring some great volume and texture to your hair, no matter how thick or heavy it feels.
10. TRESemmé dry shampoo
Skipping a hair wash day is no big deal, especially with TRESemmé dry shampoo. Best for freshening up your hair as well as adding volume, this product doesn’t leave any chalky residue behind making it perfect for brunettes who constantly struggle with the white cast left behind by traditional dry shampoos. Ruslan Nureev, Luxy Hair ambassador and hairstylist to Victoria's Secret models Romee Strijd and Jasmine Tooks swears by this stuff, and if it will get our hair closer to Victoria's Secret status, we'll take it!
There you have it, ten affordable and helpful products that will make your hair last, according to celebrity hairstylists. What products do you swear by? Comment below and let us know what we should try next!
Written by: Caroline Akew