There’s nothing quite like a sleek, polished blowout, but those of us with rebellious hair know how hard it can be to achieve on our own. Below, the ultimate straight-strand toolkit to make life—and styling—easier.
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R+Co Bel Air Smoothing Shampoo and Conditioner ($28 each)
Packed with natural oils, butters and antioxidants, this super-smoothing duo wrangles frizz and unmanageable hair right in the shower.
T3 Micro SinglePass Luxe Straightening & Styling Iron ($180)
True to its name, one pass of this flat iron transforms even the most stubborn hair into smooth, silky strands. The only thing better: the new Midnight Blue collection that adds some flair to any hot-tool collection.
Bumble and bumble Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil Hot Oil Concentrate ($30)
Delivering similar results you’d get from a salon treatment, two minutes is all it takes for this warm-and-apply oil concentrate to deeply nourish and calm stubborn frizz.
Davines OI Hair Butter ($44)
This fix-everything balmy mask is rich in anti-breakage and hydration-boosting oils to seriously smooth, soften and add shine to damaged hair in 10 minutes, tops.
Shu Uemura Art of Hair Essence Absolue All-in-Oil Hair Milk ($46)
This oil-meets-milk elixir does it all: detangles, de-frizzes, boosts shine and protects strands for your sleekest—and safest—style yet, all with zero added weight.
Kérastase Discipline Oléo Relax Advanced Hair Oil ($37)
Created specifically to “suppress unwanted volume,” this nourishing pre-styling oil is infused with coconut, peanut and rosa muscata fruit oil to pretty much guarantee a good hair day every time you use it.
The One by Frederic Fekkai The Pure Mist ($26)
Mist a superfine veil of this hair mist over dehydrated strands to refresh it or over flyaways to tame and add shine. It also gets bonus points for dousing hair with heat and UV protection with every spritz.
Oribe Straight Away Smoothing Balm ($44)
A sleek blowout’s best friend, this heat-protecting cream speeds up the drying process while keeping hair glossy and pin-straight.
Color Wow Extra Mist-ical Shine Spray ($29)
The only thing better than smooth, straight styles? Natural-looking shine. This fine spray acts like a top coat, delivering high-gloss and zero grease to your favorite look.