If you're like me, you're always thinking about ways to make your hair look better. And, if you're also like me, you tend to be pretty lazy about those efforts to try to make it look better. If a hairstyle requires me to spend hours in the bathroom I'm usually more inclined to just stick it in a high ponytail and call it a day.
Luckily, the following 35 products take your hair from drag to fab with minimal effort. Plus, they're all so reasonably priced that it'd be stupid not to buy them.
Ready for the best hair of your life? Keep reading to start turning heads.
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This Dry Shampoo That Gives Hair an Instant Refresh
via: AmazonLife gets busy sometimes. Who has time to shower every single day? And even if you are one of those crazy everyday showering people, washing your hair that often can make your locks less shiny and moisturized more dried out and straw-like. It's not a good look. Luckily, all you need are a few spritzes of this dry shampoo to freshen up your locks. No suds required!
This Shampoo Brush That Doubles as a Scalp Massager
via: AmazonThis Hair Scalp Massager Shampoo Brush, MAXSOFT Scalp Care Brush has been stirring up a lot of buzz on social media, and for good reason. Not only does it deep clean your tresses, but it also provides an amazing scalp massage that encourages relaxation, promotes blood flow to the scalp and decreases excess oil and dandruff. Oh, and it's under 8 bucks. I want one in every color.
This Hair Dye That Turns You Into a Magical Unicorn
via: AmazonCustomers are losing their minds over this Lime Crime Unicorn Hair - Chocolate Cherry (Full Coverage) Deep Burgundy Red Semi Permanent Hair Dye. Vegan Hair Color. Not only does it deliver a huge color payoff, but it's also insanely easy to use. Simply work it into your hair, wait one to two hours, and reveal hair so magically vibrant that actual unicorns would die of jealously.
This Curl Jelly That's The Stuff Curly Dreams Are Made Of
via: AmazonI happen to have stick straight hair, but a good friend of mine was blessed with incredible curls that always look salon perfect every time I see her. I always assumed she was just genetically blessed, but recently she told me that she swears by this Curls Blueberry Bliss Control Jelly, and since then I've been telling every curly-haired person I see about it. Yes, even strangers.
This Sea Salt Spray That Adds Beachy Texture
via: AmazonYou know how amazing your hair looks after a day of frolicking on the beach? Those effortless waves, the volume, the perfect texture? I've got some good news for you: You no longer have to plan a day at the beach every time you want your hair to look fab. Simply spray this sea salt spray on wet locks and you'll get that beachy vibe without the tan lines.
These Extensions That Look Like The Real Thing
via: AmazonI get it, I get it. Buying $10 dollar hair extensions online seems like a terrible idea, right? I understand your reaction, but seriously, these REECHO 20" 1-Pack 3/4 Full Head Curly Wave Clips in on Synthetic Hair Extensions come in a variety of colors, look insanely natural, and save you years of waiting for your hair to grow out. Customers are raving about these things for a reason.
This Brush With a Cult Following
via: AmazonIf this Wet Brush Pro Paddle Hair Brush seems like, well, just a brush, you're gonna want to take a closer look. As someone whose hair looks like a total rat's next every morning, the thought of getting an ordinary brush those these locks is just not happening. But the patented bristles on this Wet Brush were specifically designed to glide through hair without pulling or ripping out hair, leaving it detangled with minimal effort.
This Hair Dryer That's Professional Quality
via: AmazonI have a lot of hair, so it takes about five hours to completely dry. Okay, so maybe not five hours, but it certainly used to seem that way before I bought this INFINITIPRO BY CONAIR 1875 Watt Salon Performance AC Motor Styling Tool/Hair Dryer. Now, my drying time is cut in half and my hair is left looking like I just walked out of the salon.
This Serum That Keeps Hair Seriously Smooth
via: AmazonI can't emphasize enough how much I love this life-changing Paul Mitchell Super Skinny Serum. If your hair is looking dry and dull, just put a pea-sized amount of this serum in your palm, rub your hands together, and glide over wet or dry hair. Like some kind of magic trick, your stands are transformed into the shiny, frizz-free hair you see in fashion magazines.
This Biotin Shampoo That Stimulates Hair Growth
via: AmazonA few years ago I noticed my insanely thick locks were looking less thick and more painfully thin, so of course I panicked and prepared myself for a lifetime of limp, volume-free hairdos. Luckily that didn't happen, because a friend told me about this Biotin Shampoo for Hair Growth B-Complex Formula for Hair Loss. In a matter of days my hair was restored to its former glory.
This 2-in-1 Brush and Dryer
via: AmazonThis amazing product boasts that it will "Smooth Blowouts in up to Half the Time - POWER of a Dryer, VOLUME of a Styler" and, let me tell you, it delivers 100% on those claims. Think that professional quality blowout is something you can only pay $60 bucks for? Now you can easily recreate that look at home with this Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer.
This Moroccan Oil That's Basically Life-Changing
via: AmazonNot only does this Moroccanoil Hair Treatment 100 ml Bottle with Blue Box for all hair types smell amazing, it also leaves your hair incredibly shiny, manageable and moisturized. It's infused with antioxidant-rich argan oil and vitamins that boost shine and promote optimal health so you get the best hair of your life. A little goes a long way, so be prepared to have this bottle for years to come.
This Leave-in Conditioner That Transforms Dry Locks
via: AmazonWhile I've never dyed my hair, a good friend of mine is completely addicted to changing up her hair color. Every time I see her she's sporting a new color, whether it be natural looking hues like blonde or brunette or vibrant cotton candy-inspired colors like bright pink, neon green or frosty blue. She swears by this Shea Moisture Strengthen & Restore Leave-In Conditioner to keep her hair hydrated even after all that bleaching.
This Curling Iron That Doesn't Damage Hair
via: AmazonNot all curling irons are created equal. Some barely curl your hair at all, while others leave your hair so damaged and frizzy that it looks worse than it did before you started curling it. This Remington Pro 1-1½" Curling Wand with Pearl Ceramic Technology and Digital Controls is not one of those curling irons. The ceramic construction leaves hair silky smooth so you curls are bouncy and perfect.
These Flexible Rollers That Give You Heat-Free Curls
via: AmazonI'm really lazy with my hair. If I have to start getting ready two hours before going somewhere in order to curl my hair I simply won't do it. But if I can leisurely wind my hair around curlers before going to bed and wake up with amazing hair, I'm much more inclined to make the (minimal) effort. These Tifara Beauty 42-pack 7" Flexible Curling Rods are perfect for lazy people like me.
This Volume Spray That Brings The Va-va-va-VOOM!
via: AmazonWant to add a major dose of sexy to your hair style? Add some volume. Nothing says sexy more than an incredibly voluminous hairstyle, and this Kenra Volume Spray #25 will help you achieve that. This quick drying spray is humidity resistant for up to 20 hours and has 120 hour hold, which means that your eye-catching style won't fall no matter how frightful the weather gets.
This Shampoo That Gives You a Boost of Fun Color
via: AmazonAre you looking to switch things up with a whole new look? Are you afraid of commitment and not willing to put damaging bleach in your hair? This Celeb Luxury Viral Colorwash was made for you. Use it as you would any other shampoo and step out of the shower with an intense wash of color. And with 10 stunning colors to choose from, why wouldn't you give it a try?
This Wave Curling Iron That Makes You Look Like You Just Came From The Beach
via: AmazonCurling irons are great for creating soft curls, but what if you want to achieve a look that's less polished and pulled together and more messy, flirty and fun? You buy this Bed Head Wave Artist Deep Waver for Beachy Waves, that's how! The specially designed shape creates waves instead of curls, so you're left with a look that's effortless but still totally head-turning. All for under 20 dollars!
This Powder That Makes Mismatched Roots Your Little Secret
via: AmazonMy Mom has been completely gray since she turned 50, but no one who's ever seen her deep auburn hair would ever suspect a thing. How does she do it, you may ask? In between salon sessions, she dusts on some of this COLOR WOW Root Cover Up down her part and along her hairline and it perfectly disguises mismatched roots. The eight different options means there's the perfect color for everyone.
This High-Powered Shampoo That Sends Dandruff Packing
via: AmazonIf you've ever suffered from dandruff, you know how annoying, uncomfortable and embarrassing it can be. While you've probably tried the drugstore shampoos, I'm guessing they barely make a difference and you're still left with those pesky white spots on your shoulders. It's time you tried this Nizoral A-D Anti-Dandruff Shampoo. With over 3,000 positive reviews, this stuff gets the job done. Say "buh bye" to flakes forever!
This Restoring Cream Is a Miracle Worker for Damaged Hair
via: AmazonGot some seriously damaged hair? Well, I've got a serious solution for you. This Olaplex Hair Perfector No 3 Repairing Treatment is a weekly use cream that you massage into roots, leave on for a minimum of ten minutes, then wash out and condition as usual. You're left with locks so moisturized and manageable that you might think it's a whole new head of hair.
This Curling Iron That You Can Take Anywhere
via: AmazonCan't live without your straitening iron? Wish you could take it with you everywhere so you never have to be without perfectly straight, smooth tresses? Well, now you can! This KIPOZI Hair Straightener Mini 0.5" Ceramic Flat Iron for Travel, Effective for Bangs Short and Thin Hair, Dual Voltage Heats Up Quickly is small enough to throw into your purse so you're never without your must-have hair tool.
This Teasing Comb That Gives You Serious Volume
via: AmazonAlways wanted to try the teased look but aren't sure how to make it happen? This Spornette Little Wonder Boar & Tourmaline Nylon Bristle Teasing Brush (#111) with Tail Handle for Back Brushing, Back Combing, Creating Volume, Teasing, or Slicking Hair Back Into Bun or Ponytail makes it easy to achieve the Brigitte Bardot look. It comes in two sizes and five different color options.
This Hair Turban That's Ultra-Absorbent
via: AmazonDon't you hate it when you get out of the shower, put your hair up in a towel, and after five hours of watching The Office on Netflix your hair is just as soaking wet as it was right after your shower? Try wrapping it in this YYXR Microfiber Hair Drying Towel Ultra Absorbent Twist Hair Turban Drying Cap Hair Wrap instead, which is made from ultra absorbent material which pulls out moisture and cuts drying time in half.
This Hot Brush Tames Frizz and Adds Shine
via: AmazonEver wonder how celebrities get those wavy hairstyles full of body and shine? Their hair stylists use tools like this John Frieda Hot Air Brush, which lets you dry and style at once to create the stunning hair do's of your dreams. The ionic technology leaves you with 2x the shine and 3x the frizz control with less damage. Get ready for some serious compliments.
This Protein Cream That Strengthens Hair
via: AmazonAdding more protein to your diet helps build strong muscles, right? So wouldn't adding some protein to your hair care routine make your hair stronger? This [Elizavecca] CER-100 Collagen Coating Hair Protein Treatment 100ml is a protein mask treatment that uses Ceramide 3 and collagen ingredients to strengthen and condition hair. The before and after customer review photos are enough to make you buy three bottles!
This Hair Powder That Turns Up the Volume
via: AmazonSince my hair happens to be stick straight (and boring), it also lacks volume and tends to look limp and devoid of movement. It's not cute. So I do just about everything I can to amp of the volume, including sprinkle on some of this Sexy Hair Concepts Big Sexy Hair Powder Play. Just dust some onto your roots and admire your sexy new look.
This Silk Pillowcase That Smooths Strands in Your Sleep
via: AmazonWhat's something I love more than anything else in the world? Sleeping. And what's something I want more than just about anything in the world? To wake up to shiny, beautiful hair (instead of the mess of tangles and frizz I usually wake up with). This Shop Bedding Luxury Satin Pillowcase for Hair – Standard Satin Pillowcase with Zipper makes this dream a reality. Plus, it comes in 23 different colors.
These Hair Ties That Won't Budge
via: AmazonThere are few things more annoying in life than when you finally achieve the perfect high ponytail or bun, leave the house to start your day, and immediately start to feel your hair tie slipping free and ruining your once gorgeous 'do. But with these Goody SlideProof Hair Tie Elastics, slipping hair ties are a thing of the past. These babies hold tight for hours without letting go.
This Smoothing Cream That Calms Even The Wildest 'Do's
via: AmazonI live in Wisconsin, and when the temperature starts to drop and the air gets dry my hair constantly looks like I stuck my finger in a live socket. Basically every hair on my head becomes a flyaway, and until I found this TIGI Bed Head After The Party Smoothing Cream, nothing helped. But now I just put a small amount of this smoothing balm on my fingers and glide it over my stubborn flyaways and BAM! They lay flat!
This Hair Primer That Prevents Heat Damage
via: AmazonI have a hair stylist friend who was recently horrified after I told her that I don't use any heat protector in my hair before using hot tools. "What's the big deal?" I asked ignorantly. "Does it really make that big of a difference?" Yes, apparently it does. She recommended this Bumble and Bumble Hairdresser's Invisible Oil Primer, and I've already noticed a difference since I started using it.
These No-Show Spiral Hair Ties
via: AmazonI have a major pet peeve about visible hair ties. I can spend hours creating the perfect messy bun, but I'll take it out every time if I can still see the hair tie. It just looks sloppy to me, and I've spent countless sleepless nights fretting about how to solve this problem. Thank goodness for this Invisibobble - Rubber Hair Bands Invisibobble, which gives you the perfect updo while remaining totally invisible.
This Weird But Effective Hair Diffuser
via: AmazonYes, it's true. This thing looks extremely weird. In fact, it looks more like an alien life form than any hair tool I've every seen. But this award winning DevaCurl DevaFuser; Universal Hair Diffuser works on all hair types to fight frizz and define curls like you've never seen before. The innovative hand shape delivers 360 degree airflow so every strand is targeted and defined.
This Hair Dryer Holder That Gives Your Arms a Break
via: AmazonRemember what I said about my hair taking a minimum of five hours to completely dry? I forgot to mention the fact that my arms are extremely weak, and having to hold a heavy hair dryer for that long gets ridiculously tiring. So this Hair Dryer Holder Wall Mount - Handsfree Blow Dryer Holder was basically made for me. It's easy to mount and lets you style your hair hands-free.
This Hair Styling Station That Gives You a Spot For Everything
via: AmazonOkay, so you probably didn't get through this article without buying at least one or two new hair tools, right? So why not get something that will give you the perfect spot for all your new tools? This Polder Style Station - Hair Styling Storage Unit - Heat Resistant and Ideal for Blow Dryers, Curling Irons, Brushes & More organizes your bathroom and is heat-resistant so you don't have to worry about it melting.