When you and your blow-dryer are on a break, turn to this lightweight product to give your do a touchable, air-dried finish. Bonus: Its UVA and UVB filters shield your hair against the sun’s harsh rays (yes, even your head needs protection).
Buy It! Bumble & Bumble “Don’t Blow It (H)air Styler” cream, $31; net-a-porter.com
Take it from Kate Middleton’s own hair guru Richard Ward: a real bristle brush is the key to a killer blowout. This one is designed by Ward himself and has anti-static bristles (flyaways be gone!) and a handy hair pick for smooth styling.
Buy It! Tangle Angel “Shine Angel” brush, $27; shop.people.com
We’re all familiar with dry shampoo and its hairstyle-extending capabilities. This version uses nourishing ingredients like Hawaiian-sourced volcanic ash, coconut oil and argan oil to refresh and soften strands. The best part? It comes in a paste form for precise application (perfect for bangs and zeroing in on specific areas) and also doubles as a texturizer when used on ends.
Buy It! R+Co “Badlands” dry shampoo paste, $28; neimanmarcus.com
INTO THE GLOSS
Like a CC cream for your hair, this botanical formula pretty much combines all your favorite products into one wonder-working leave-in conditioner. Use it alone or as a primer before heat styling and look forward to frizz-free glossiness.
Buy It! Alterna Haircare “Caviar” CC cream, $25; dermstore.com
Putting oil on your locks may sound counterintuitive, but Shu Uemura specializes in a whole line of products around this key ingredient that does anything but weigh down hair. This camellia oil-based miracle-worker feels like a velvety elixir that even the most parched strands will drink right up.
Buy It! Shu Uemura “Essence Absolue” nourishing protective oil, $69; shuuemuraartofhair-usa.com