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Shape Beauty Awards 2018: Game-Changing Hair Products

Best Serum: AG Hair Glow Shine Infuse Serum

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Just a few drops of this light­weight, silicone­-free, 97 percent plant­-based formula will tame frizz and enhance sheen, no matter what your hair type. ($28;

(Related: This Spray Finally Solved My Summer-Frizz Hair Struggle)


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Best Curl Product: Pantene Gold Series Curl Defining Pudding

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This lightweight pudding locks in moisture and improves hair’s elasticity, creating defined, bouncy curls. ($8;

(BTW, here are 4 essential tips for how to style wavy and curly hair.)


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Best Conditioner: Herbal Essences Blue Ginger Conditioner

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Light­weight and hardwork­ing, this conditioner hydrates your hair without weighing it down. ($6;

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Best Mask: Garnier Fructis 1-Minute Hair Masks

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Yes, just one minute is all it takes for these fruit-inspired masks to intensely moisturize even the driest locks. ($6;

(Have more time? Try one of these other hair masks that combat dryness and frizz.)

Photo: Garnier Fructis

Best Color Care: Aloxxi InstaBoost Conditioning Color Masques

best hair mask for colored hair Aloxxi InstaBoost Conditioning Color Masques

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These color­-boosting hair masks work cumulatively—the more you use them, the better and brighter your color will shine. ($20;


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Best Oil: L’Oréal Paris Elvive Extraordinary Oil Treatment

L’Oréal Paris Elvive Extraordinary Oil Treatment

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This decadent blend is infused with camellia and golden sun ower oils for a healthy shine that’s not greasy. Use one pump on damp hair before blow­drying to prevent damage, or apply to dry hair to help tame it. ($6;

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Best Hair Spray: Tresemmé Compressed Micro-Mist Hair Spray

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Micromist droplets prevent sticky stiffness while giving lasting hold. ($5;

 (Related: The Latest and Greatest Skin-Care Products from the 2018 Shape Beauty Awards)

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Best Shampoo: Hair Food Smooth Shampoo

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Control flyaways for silkier, softer locks with this nourishing shampoo. It dramatically reduces frizz and smells like Juicy Fruit. ($10;

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Best Antifrizz: Not Your Mother’s All Eyes on Me 10-in-1 Hair Perfector

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One product that does the work of, well, 10: It repairs, strengthens, detangles, moisturizes, and much more, all without any sulfates, parabens, or dyes. ($10;

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Best Dry Shampoo: OGX Refresh & Full + Biotin & Collagen Dry Shampoo

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Extend your style while nourishing your locks. This volumizing dry shampoo contains vitamin B7 biotin, collagen, and wheat protein for fuller, thicker­-looking hair. ($7;

(Here's how to get the most out of your dry shampoo.

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Best Hair Tool: Conair Bun-2-Done

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Wear this heated bun­-forming tool to sleep or while getting ready to go out, then remove and enjoy Insta­-ready waves! ($70;


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