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A scalp massager to get that blood circulating and break down buildup — both of which contribute to hair growth.
Several reviewers noted that it helped them to soothe their dry, itchy scalp due to different conditions like eczema and psoriasis.
Promising review: “I cannot explain how good this feels when you’re using it! It relaxes you and for sure is better than just using your fingertips to shampoo your hair. It actually goes down to the roots and makes sure that it gets into all the spots it can to clean your hair. I can tell you right now that my hair has never felt smoother than after I started using this product.” — Romie Patel
Price: $7.98+ (available in three colors)
A flat iron that way too many reviewers praised for getting their hair laid and slayed with just ONE pass so you aren’t wasting time and precious arm muscles going over the same lock of hair. It’ll also come with a style guide, a one-year warranty, and a bonus travel-size argan oil leave-in hair treatment.
This flat iron straightens
and curls hair with eight heat balance micro-sensors in its plates to make sure the heat is distributed evenly so you don’t fry your hair off. The heat ranges from 145 to 450 degrees so you can control the temperature, unlike other flat irons that heat up to one temperature with no adjustment capabilities.
Promising review: “I purchased this flat iron simply based on reviews and I am soooo glad I did! I was skeptical about the size since my hair is so thick, but I can literally do ONE pass and I’m done! My hair always comes out silky straight and flawless! It’s most def worth the purchase!” — Ariel Woods
Makeup headbands to hold your hair back while you beat your face or do your skincare routine so you don’t waste time fighting with wisps of hair or trying to get product out of your tresses.
Promising review: “I received my elastic hairband and I absolutely love it. I can’t have a bad day if I put this on and look at myself in the mirror. Call that what you want but I’ve had a hard time finding a hairband that works for me. I usually have to use a headband that puts pressure on that bony part behind the ear. It hurts! I appreciate that this has elastic to keep it on in the front as well as in the BACK. This sucker doesn’t move which I appreciate when I’m trying to do my skincare/makeup. A small part of me wishes I could wear this in public but alas, no. Not socially acceptable unless I’m in costume or doing some sort of consultant work. Also, it’s so darn cute… If you’re even thinking about it, then DO IT!” — Jenty92210
Price: $6.99 (available in four colors)
Satin pillowcases that’ll zhuzh up your bedroom decor by day and help minimize hair breakage and dryness as you sleep on it by night. Two birds. One stone. Or should I say, two pillowcases, one amazing grab? Hehehe.
Promising review: “They are smooth, soft, and have a satin look and feel. The zipper closure seems strong enough. The color is true to the picture. There’s no pilling nuisance collecting on them and they fit my king size pillows perfectly. The pillowcases do not hold stains. A soapy cloth or Clorox wipes easily gets rid of stain spots. My dog’s hair does not cling to the material. I haven’t cleaned them in my washing machine yet but when I do, I’ll be sure to add fabric softener to keep them soft. So far, I am very happy with these pillowcases and feel that my little bit of money was well spent.” — Durr Adoya
Price: $8.95 (two in a pack; available in 17 colors)
The CreaClip set (yup, from Shark Tank!) to give yourself an even haircut or trim so you can stop paying ungodly amounts at the salon. The CreaClip will help you measure a straight, sharp line so you can work your scissors confidently.
The set comes with one long CreaClip for giving yourself a complete haircut and another shorter one for cutting bangs!
Promising review: “I bought this because nothing is scarier than sitting in a hair stylist’s chair for an hour or more and having to share my life with them while they inevitably cut my hair in a way I was not expecting. This will help me avoid all of that! And it works. I had damaged ends and was badly in need of a trim, and even with shorter hair, I was able to get a clean and even cut. It’s just hair. Get a CreaClip and try it. If your DIY cut doesn’t turn out, then it will always grow again but it may look amazing… like mine does. Looks like all my kids are getting at home haircuts now. Sorry kids!” — Alisha H.
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A Bunzee Band with an adjustable length, so the kinky and curly-haired crew can pull off their pretty puffs with no stress on your precious edges, no tension-headaches, and no breakage.
reviewer noted that she actually washed her Bunzee band and it held up in the washer!
Promising review: “My hair is massively thick and I have been through various rubber bands to make my puff. Most of the time, I just break them. I was able to keep this in my hair and it was not pulled out. I highly recommend especially for 4C hair.” — Video Star
Price: $10.95+ (available in three colors and in single packs and two-packs)
A silicone mat to sit your hot hair tools on so you don’t risk burning counters. You can get the plain mat OR the flat pouch design, so you can let your hair tools sit on top or inside of it.
The mat is great to protect your vanity and bathroom counters at home but it’s also ideal for travel! It also works with flat irons and curlers.
Promising review: “This is amazing! I’ve used this on several trips recently and it’s so nice not having to wait for my flat iron to cool before packing it. It works well to set my flat iron on while heating and doing my hair. In the mornings, I can tuck my iron in the case and stick it under the sink right after doing my hair to keep my counter uncluttered.” — Amazon Customer
Price: $11.20+ (available in the pouch or flat mat style and in two colors)
A detangling brush so you can swipe through your tangled hair without pain or hair breakage. Reviewers with all different hair types noted how much easier it was to brush through their strands with this curved gadget.
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Promising review: “I’m always skeptical of products that claim to ‘glide through,’ but this brush actually works! I have very thick kinky-coily hair and this brush passes through my hair easily both wet and dry. I’d recommend this product to anyone looking for a good detangling brush and yes, I’m leaving my Denman brush for this one.” — Amazon Customer
A massive pack of velvet hair scrunchies so you execute cute lil’ ponies and buns anytime you want and have a scrunchie to match every single thing you wear.
You get 60! SIXTY!
Promising review: “Perfect! Purchased these as a last-minute Christmas gift for my daughter and they arrived super fast. Every single one is perfect, the velvet is soft and they are well made. My daughter absolutely loves them and there is literally a color to go with everything. The colors range from some darks, medium tones, pastels, and even some brights. Highly recommend, very very pleased with this purchase!!” — Lisa S
Biodegradable hair ties for anyone whose hair ties always seem to magically disappear. These probably won’t prevent you from still losing them, but you’ll be able to re-up faster with this pack size. ALSO, at least these are biodegradable so they’ll break down and return to the earth’s soil wherever they end up instead of taking up space in some janky landfill.
BTW, these hair ties are also made in compostable packaging that you can recycle with no worries. Repeat after me: Saving the Earth is cool. Saving the Earth is fun! 🙌🏿🌎
Promising review: “Being in grappling sports, I run through a ton of hair ties. It had me thinking about the environmental effects of numerous nondegradable hair ties and their packaging. That’s how I came across this product. These hair ties are high quality and worth the money. They hold my hair in place throughout my training, which I can’t say the same for many other brands.” — Micka4evr
Price: $14.95 (available in a 27-count)
A foldable bonnet hair dryer that’ll attach to your handheld dryer on one end and on the other end, it’ll sit on your head like a bonnet. Finally, the end of uncomfy days sitting under the hard plastic hooded versions or killing our arms with the handheld.
The bonnet dryer also comes with a complimentary towel-texture heat protection headband that will cover the neck, ears, and forehead.
Promising review: “I was very happy with this purchase, as I needed a nice, user-friendly hair dryer. I didn’t want a big, clunky thing to pull out every time I need to pre-poo and deep condition, and this fit the bill perfectly! It came in this small pouch and it easily unravels when you take it out and collapses just as easily when you need to store it back in. It has a slim velcro strap at the blow dryer gap in case you need to fit it better to your own. I found that I didn’t need it but it’s nice to have anyway in case I use a different one at some point down the line. The only thing that I had with it, which is not even really a setback, is that I realized, (after I had put product on my hair) that I needed to fix the head straps a couple of times to get it just right on my head when it inflated. It took me a couple of times to get it the way I wanted where it wasn’t on my skin, but I found the sweet spot and it worked well for what I needed it for. Also, because of the size, I feel so much more comfortable knowing I can easily pack it and not take up much room or be damaged in the process.” — Vanessa
Promising review: “I’m obsessed with these! I have thick curly hair so rubber bands and the ribbon elastics always dent my hair. Even when I straighten my hair, those types of hair ties also dent my hair. With these coils, my hair is secure whether it’s straight or curly. When I remove it, my hair is easily fixed back into place. These do stretch out after you use it for a while, but it is easily fixed. If you blow dry them, the heat will cause it to shrink back to its original size and it is as good as new!” — Stephanie S.
Price: $5.99 (available in a pack of four)
Promising review: “OK, so I’m really digging this trend as of right now so I decided to get these because boutiques are selling them for $30 and these are $8. So, like, no brainer, am I right?? I love them. I feel confident that they aren’t going to break every time I put them in as the pearls are woven together. I’ve worn them a couple of times now and love them. It’s the easiest way to cover up the desperate need to wash your hair or make it look like you’ve actually tried.” — Taylor Green
Price: $5.99 (available in a pack of four)
A hair finishing stick made with plant oils to clean up all random stray strands so you can achieve those sleek buns, ponytails, and top knots.
Promising review: “ I rarely ever leave reviews, but THIS is amazing!! I have naturally frizzy hair that is also wavy and curly. I have a lot of breakage around the crown and this stuff sleeks it back but it doesn’t make it look greasy or crunchy! I suggest taking the mascara wand and wiping off the excess on the tube before applying so you don’t apply too much. When I apply too much, all I have to do is let it dry and then scratch my fingernails from front to back to break it up and it still creates a sleek look without any crunchiness. I love this stuff so much I need to get another for my car on those days that my mom hair is looking terrible.” — Adriana
A Chi automatic curling iron to give you ooh-worthy curls in minutes. Just insert your hair inside the chamber and the curler will automatically wrap it around the heated rod. Then, wait until it beeps to let you know that the curl has set.
The barrel is designed to protect your fingers from getting burned so you enjoy an ouchless curling sesh. It also has an auto-shutoff feature and even a feature that pauses the iron if you put too much hair into the chamber to curl at once.
Promising review: “Love it!! I have fine textured hair — very straight hair. I have trouble not only curling it, but keeping it curled. For example, the other day I left rollers in my hair for 45 minutes and got a minor wave that fell out in 10 minutes. This tool is easy and fast to use, adds shine, and the curl stays.” — Alexandria
Price: $99.99 (available in three colors)
Promising review: “I have very thick, wavy hair. I can never blow out my hair because it’s too hard to hold the round brush and hairdryer in the right spots. THIS!! It is everything all in one and the oval shape makes it so easy to use. It gets really hot. It is a little loud on high, but I’ve found if my hair is already a little dry then I can just use it on low. I used a blow-dry primer spray to accelerate the drying time and protect my hair. I’m in love! The flat iron always flattens my hair and makes it look dry. This straightens and retains the volume and gives it a soft, non-damaged look.” — SAHM2011
Price: $38.94+ (available in four colors)
Flexible foam curling rods to create bouncy curls with or without heat. Just put them into damp or moisturized hair and leave them in for a few hours. You can sit under the dryer or just leave them overnight and your hair will have gorgeous curls when you take them out.
Promising review: “I can’t believe I waited so long to buy these beauties. These curlers are incredibly easy to use and they give you gorgeous curls that last for days. I have tried every heatless curling method there is — sleep styler, braiding, boho headband wrapping, and every other tutorial on YouTube — and this is the only one that ACTUALLY works.” — DW
Price: $12.99 (available in a pack of 42)
A satin-lined sleep beanie so you can prevent your hair from the breakage and dryness that cotton pillowcases and sheets would give you. Uh-huh. Your hair says, “Finally. Thank you!”
Promising review: “I’m obsessed! I used to have a horribly ugly night cap, but this one makes me feel glam!” — Katie
Price: $14.88 (available in 44 different options)
A microfiber hair drying towel hat set with cat ears, a button nose, and whiskers to assist you with squeezing water out of your hair without heat damage or the abrasive material that most regular towels are made of. Hey, your cat’s been giving itself top-notch grooming since birth. It’s about time you took better care of your hair too, right?
Promising review: “This was a Christmas gift for my 16-year-old daughter. She has very long, thick hair that takes forever to dry and she would occupy the bathroom for a long time. This cute little cap has cut drying time in half. She’s happy with it and I’m happy to have my bathroom back!” — Patty114
Price: $12.99 (available in a set of two)
Pretty headbands to keep your hair out of your face without compromising your style.
Promising review: “These headbands are so cute and colorful! I love the diversity of patterns that comes in this pack. They are super soft and comfortable — easy to wear all day long!” — Brittany Smith
Price: $8.99 (available in three styles)
A hair diffuser attachment with over 90 air vents for days when you need to blow dry your hair and want a frizz-free outcome.
This hair diffuser is ideal for curly and textured hair. It features 360-degree airflow, which helps it to diffuse your hair evenly and gently, giving curly hair maximum volume without all the frizz. It will also cut your drying time way down, no matter how thick your curls are.
Promising review: “I am thrilled with this diffuser! I have tried many similar products and this one does the job! The cup design is perfect for holding your hair while it diffuses it, helping to produce the volume and shape most girls with curly hair want. At the end of the fingers are openings where air flows and helps to dry the roots of your hair at the same time that it is diffusing the ends. The drying time is much shorter because of that feature.” — JPJC
The set comes with seven bun makers in various sizes, bobby pins, and ponytail holders.
Promising review: “My hair is terribly thin, and I struggle to get a full bun. I used this for the first time today, and I love it! It took maybe six minutes for me to pull together, and I’m sure it’ll get easier with practice. Can’t wait to try different heights and styles!” — Ashley M.
A detangler brush that people with thick or curly (or BOTH) hair are swearing will be a major game-changer for wash day and beyond.
Promising review (from a reviewer for a looser curl pattern): “Best brush so far to comb my daughter’s really curly hair. I was able to comb through her really tangled hair within 15 minutes (no joke) and she had minimal breakage. You will not regret this purchase if you need a good detangling brush.” — Brenloga
Promising review (from a reviewer with 4C hair): “This brush is bae. It’s so much better than my Tangle Teezer. I was searching for a detangling brush similar to the Felicia Leatherwood brush which is always sold out and came across this one. The only difference with this brush is that it’s bigger and it reminds me of a regular bristle brush. I love the thick handle that fits perfectly in my hands which gives me good control of the brush since it’s non-slip. It’s great for us kinky curly girls. It glides right through no pulling. The separation of the teeth allows no tension on the hair which is a plus.” — T. Spencer
Promising review: “I was hesitant at first to buy this iron. I thought only expensive ones were worth purchasing, but I didn’t want to shell out another $150. I have long hair and my curls are usually gone by lunchtime. This little iron is light and easy to use but more importantly, the curl holds all day!” — Denise
Price: $19.98+ (available in four wand sizes)
A gentle brush made just for your edges for days when you want to create an absolutely sleek look.
You don’t HAVE to lay your edges because your hair is beautiful either way but if you ever want to, this dual-ended tool is designed to make sure you do so gently and avoid breakage.
Promising review: “I love this little edge brush. I have used it to do my baby hairs on my wigs and most importantly my own 4A natural hair. It does not snag my edges at all and it’s actually easier than a toothbrush to control where the hair goes. I am super pleased.” — Cindy B.
Price: $1.54+ (also available in a two-pack)
You now that your hair’s getting done so much faster and easier.
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