Updated: 3/15/2020 | How to Tame Frizzy and Dry Hair
I love leaving my hair down, but sometimes it can look messy or seem unmanageable.
I’ve been living with frizzy hair my whole life. I’ve tried COUNTLESS products and they always seem to leave my hair too greasy or only last a fraction of the day.
If you find yourself always defaulting to a ponytail, it’s time to try some of these products that will help tame frizzy and dry hair. With these products, you may find it possible to wear your hair down and make it look amazing!
Best Products to Tame Frizzy and Dry Hair
Use the following products in this order to achieve a tame and un-frizzy look:
Leave-In Conditioner > Hair Oil or Serum > Use a straightener for a maximum straight hair look
#1 Daily Dose Leave-In Spray Conditioner
This leave-in conditioner by Daily Dose will tame your frizzy and dry mane in minutes. Just liberally spray damp or dry hair and run your fingers throughout your hair to work it into the strands. Use a comb if needed.
The formula is lightweight and doesn’t leave a greasy feeling like most leave-in conditioners.
We also love that it also comes in a travel-sized bottle so that you literally can never leave home without it.
#2 Paul Mitchell Super Skinny Serum
If you straighten your hair often, make sure you use Paul Mitchell’s Super Skinny Serum. Use 2-3 drops of this in your hair prior to straightening. It will help keep your hair straight all day long.
You can also use it alone to soften your hair and reduce frizz. We love that within 2 days, our hair looks naturally wavy but tame. Think salty beach waved hair.
#3 Redken Smooth Down Pomade (Discontinued)
So bummed this product has been discontinued. I use it all the time to tame my fly aways (which can happen if you have thick, wavy or damaged hair).
After straightening my hair, I use a bit of pomade in my hands to smooth my flyaways and keep them hidden while looking very natural.
Most pomades make my hair feel sticky, but the Smooth Down is my holy grail for pesky flyaways.
#4 Moroccanoil Treatment
Moroccanoil treatment is perfect for softening and relaxing hair.
#5 Garnier Whole Blends Smoothing Oil with Coconut Oil & Cocoa Butter Extracts
I discovered this smoothing oil by Garnier during a demo session in Target. It instantly smoothed my hair and my bottle lasted me about 2 years of regular use. I apply 2-3 drops after towel drying my hair and it stays smooth and unfrizzy for the entire day.
It’s also a very inexpensive option on this roundup.
#6 Wen Tea Tree Hair Oil
Wen tea tree eucalyptus hair oil is another great solution for dry frizzy hair. Use half a syringe and massage it the palm of your hands. Run it through wet or dry hair and allow it to dry prior to styling.
We love the refreshing smell. It also reduces frizz almost instantly.
#7 Chi Hair Straightener
If you need a tool to straighten and tame your mane, check out the Chi Hair Straightener. It’s the best on the market!
The tourmaline blades help to protect hair. Make sure you use Paul Mitchell’s Super Skinny Serum for the best results.
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