20 Cheap Hair Products You’ll Wish You Knew About Sooner

Getting your hands on salon-quality hair products doesn't have to mean breaking the bank. Smooth, repair, and strengthen your locks with these incredible products all available for $10 or less.

September 13, 2017
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Best Shampoos and Conditioners Under $10

L’Oreal Paris 8.5 oz EverCreme Sulfate Free Deep Nourish

Want clean and silky soft hair without all the junk found in normal shampoos and conditioners? This line from L’Oreal cleanses hair gently while helping revive moisture and shine without weighing it down.

L’Oreal Paris EverCreme Sulfate Free Deep Nourish Shampoo

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L’Oreal Paris EverCreme Sulfate Free Deep Nourish Conditioner

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Review: “Both the shampoo and conditioner are amazing. Love that it leaves my hair feeling clean and soft after every use.”

Aveeno Nourish and Volumize

Breathe life back into your dry and damaged locks with this lightweight yet volumizing duo from Aveeno.

Aveeno Nourish and Volumize Shampoo

Aveeno Nourish and Volumize Conditioner

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Review: “I have used numerous shampoo and conditioner products and Aveeno by far has been the best for volume addition. My hair has never looked better. I highly recommend this product for people with hair that needs a boost.”

Hair Masks and Conditioning Treatments Under $10

Hair masks are the key to getting shiny, supple hair when regular conditioning just isn’t enough.

Garnier Whole Blends Honey Treasures Repairing Mask

This wholesome treatment with honey and royal jelly will renew your hair, making it soft and strong in one quick application.

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Bed Bath & Beyond

Review: “I love this mask! I’ve been using it for a little over two weeks and my hair is still as healthy as it is when I visit the hairdressers. It smells amazing and makes my hair very soft while protecting the ends, which have always been a trouble spot for me.“

Neutrogena Triple Moisture Deep Recovery Hair Mask

With this intensive hair treatment, even the most damaged locks can become silky and shiny once more.

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Review: “This deep conditioner is rich and thick, a little goes a long way, and it leaves my hair feeling extremely soft, flexible, with healthy looking ends.”

L’Oreal Paris EverPure Repair Remedy Mask

Is your color-treated hair dry and dull? This restorative mask is designed to restore tresses while keeping color bright.

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Bed Bath & Beyond

Review: “This deep conditioning mask is one of my new staple products. My color treated curls were craving moisture but after one use they are vibrant and full of life.”

Aussie 3 Minute Miracle Moist Deep Conditioner

In just three short minutes, you can transform your hair from straw to silk with this incredibly moisturizing formula.

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Review: “Miracle is right. My hair feels softer! And coming from someone who does quite a bit of flat-iron abuse to my hair this gives it a nice reprieve. Love it!”

“Magic” Serums and Oils Under $10

Instantly transform your unruly head of frizzy hair into a slick, manageable mane with these shine-boosting serums.

John Frieda Frizz Ease Extra Strength 6 Effects Serum

In just one application, take your dry frizz up a notch—or six—with this multitasking formula that can last through even the rainiest of days.

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Review: “I have tried so many different products for my hair to help maintain the frizz from humidity, overuse of heat and coloring products. This is by far the best I have ever found. I’m so happy with it. Not only is my hair so soft and shiny, it’s not frizzy and maintains the style all day.”

L’Oreal Paris Advanced Haircare Extraordinary Oil Lustrous Oil Serum

Don’t let the word “oil” scare you—this lightweight serum will give your hair the bounce and softness it lacks without weighing it down.

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Review: “This product brings life back to my dull, lifeless, and limp looking hair. My hair has been over-processed from bleaching, and this is the only thing that takes away the dingy lifelessness. It leaves my hair healthy feeling, untangled, shiny, and radiant!”

OGX Hydrate and Repair Argan Oil of Morocco Miracle In-Shower Oil

Take your deep conditioning routine to the next level with this rinse-away treatment that hydrates hair and repairs split ends.

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Review: “This oil is so light and it smells great. It leaves my hair with a beautiful shine and my hair doesn’t feel greasy or weighed down.”

Prep and Protect Sprays Under $10

Hair care doesn’t end when you step out of the shower, and these protecting sprays can help your hair hold out when the heat is on.

L’Oreal Paris Advanced Hairstyle Blow Dry It Quick Dry Primer Spray

Make wet hair easier to handle with this water-wicking spray that’ll reduce dry time while helping hair resist damage from heated tools.

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Review: “I always hate how long it takes to dry my hair. This product really cuts the time and makes my hair look nice after it’s dry.”

TRESemme Thermal Creations Heat Tamer Leave In Spray

If you use heated styling tools often, this formula will not only help leave your hair soft and healthy, but boost shine as well.

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Review: “My hair was very dry since I straighten it a lot, [I] needed a product that would protect my hair from damage. This product totally works for me, after straightening it makes my hair feel softer and look healthier.”

Curl-Enhancing Products Under $10

Give your curls their bounce back with these lightweight formulas meant to soften and strengthen.

SheaMoisture 8 oz Coconut and Hibiscus Curl Milk

Even the thickest curls will get the boost they need with this natural formula that’ll leave hair enriched and tangle-free.

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Review: “Really nice smell and makes your hair curly, very soft and shiny.”

OGX Quenching + Coconut Curls Frizz Defying Styling Milk

This blend of coconut oil, citrus oils, and honey will make you feel like you’re on the beach, even though you’ll look like you just walked out of the salon.

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Review: “This is the best styling product for my curls that I have used. It beats every other cream, gel, mousse and spray that I have tried. My curly hair stays soft and manageable, has great curls, and no frizz!”

Umberto Curl Enhancing Lotion

Help your curls keep their shape all day long with this defining formula that adds shine and relaxes frizz.

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Review: “I love this lotion. It is very easy to use, simple instructions, and did not weigh my hair down like some do. It kept my hair very light with the same feel my hair has without the lotion. It held my curl all day.”

Dry Shampoos and Hairsprays Under $10

Say goodbye to grease and get ready to love your hair from one wash to the next, even when you’re on day two or three.

Batiste Original Clean Dry Shampoo

With a few simple sprays, you can refresh the look of your unwashed hair—and give it a clean scent, to boot.

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Review: “Love this dry shampoo and the price! I use this stuff extremely regularly, and it’s perfect for refreshing your hair and making it look great! I use it after a workout, to freshen up second day style and give it a little more volume and bounce, and in a pinch on dirty hair. Works wonders every time.”

Umberto Dry Clean Dry Shampoo

Save your color-treated hair—or just save some time in the shower—with this volume-boosting dry shampoo.

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Review: “This dry shampoo removes any oil from your hair without leaving it sticky or weighed down like another dry shampoo I tried. You can keep your blow-out or ironed hair style for a extra day or two without re-styling and causing unnecessary damage to your hair.”

Garnier Fructis Style Flexible Control Hairspray

Bid a not-so-fond farewell to hairspray that’s hard as a rock, and pick up this flexible spray that’ll hold your style but still look natural.

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Review: “Flexible control by Garnier Fructis is the best hair spray by far. It will make your hair smell great, look shiny, and feel natural. No more stiff hair, your hair will hold whatever shape you desire, but still have that natural bounce.”

TRESemme TRES Two Extra Hold Hairspray

Designed to stay strong when you need it to, this hairspray keeps frizz under control without being sticky or hard.

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Review: “I have been using TRESemme’s Extra Hold Hairspray for years. It gives me the hold that I love but yet leaves my hair soft to the touch. No sticky or hard feeling.”

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