These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (2024)

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As someone with dry, damaged 3a hair, frizz and I are well acquainted, tyvm. But over the past few years, I've evolved from spending every second battling frizzy hair to fully embracing it as "part of my brand"—with the help of a trusted stylist and the right anti-frizz hair products, of course. So, when I say I've tried every type of anti-frizz product (and TikTok hack), I mean *every* one: wearing wash-n-gos with my natural texture c/o anti-frizz curl creams and leave-in conditioners, doing blowouts with smoothing creams and heat protectant sprays, dousing my split ends with hair oils and serums, choking on a cloud of extra-hold hairspray, slathering on deep conditioners—legit all of it.

Frizzy hair is simply a fact of life, and there is nothing—nothing!—wrong with having it (see Zendaya's 2017 Met Gala look for proof). But after lots of trial and error, the beauty nerd in me needed to know what actually works on frizz on a more scientific level, since one can only wear so many clean-girl slick buns before going feral. So, I turned to certified trichologist Bridgette Hill for answers to commonly asked questions about frizz. I also consulted hairstylist and color expert Carina fa*giani for her anti-frizz hair product recs and styling tips, as well as a few Cosmo editors who give me serious hair envy. Here's a sneak peek:

Our picks for the best anti-frizz hair products of 2024:

As our experts will attest, the best anti-frizz hair products vary widely depending on your hair type, texture, and the end style you're going for. Knowing your hair type and porosity level will make it sooo much easier to find the right ones—and it'll make it easier to identify the root causes of your frizz. Ready for the full rundown? Read on for the 411 on the best anti-frizz hair products out there.

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Best Anti-Frizz Cream

Ouai Anti-Frizz Creme

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Pros
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (9)Provides heat protection up to 450°F
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (10)Hydrating ingredients are great for dry hair
Cons
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (11)Some reviewers found the rosy fragrance too strong

Good news: "If you have any type of dryness and flyaways, then Ouai's Anti-Frizz Crème will seriously be your hair's BFF," says Jasmine Hyman, associate shopping editor. "I love the creaminess of the formula because it hydrates my hair without weighing it down or turning it greasy—and it doubles as a heat protectant!" She smoothes a quarter-sized dollop of the thick cream onto her hair while it's wet and brushes it through her ends to help hydrate and smooth her wavy hair after showering.

But, important note: anti-frizz creams ≠ curl creams. Frizz-focused styling creams like Ouai's, are formulated to hydrate and smooth hair cuticles, not to define your curl pattern. Try scrunching in a little of both if you're wearing your type 3 or 4 hair au naturale.

  • Product type: Cream
  • Key ingredients: Squalane, plant-based polymers, beetroot extract
  • Use on: Wet or dry hair

Glowing customer review: "This is my new holy grail product! I struggle so much with maintaining a nice blowout in humid weather but this product works wonders. It smells lovely and does not weigh my hair down at all. Couldn't recommend more!"

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Best Anti-Frizz Shampoo and Conditioner

Living Proof No Frizz Shampoo and Conditioner Duo

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Pros
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (13)Helps repel frizz and humidity
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (14)Trichologist approved (!)
Cons
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (15)Not as effective on straight hair, per reviewers

For maximum frizz control, Hill suggests using not just a single styling product, but the full shebang with an anti-frizz shampoo and anti-frizz conditioner, too. She says to think of them as "setting the foundation of fighting frizz."

Living Proof's No Frizz product line is one of her top recs for wavy to curly hair that's prone to frizz and flyaways. "The patented healthy hair molecule, called OFPMA, helps block humidity, smooths, and repels dirt and oil to keep hair cleaner for longer," she says. Although each product is effective on its own, you'll see the best results if you use the brand's No Frizz shampoo, conditioner and reviewer-loved Instant De-Frizzer styling spray in tandem.

  • Product type: Shampoo and conditioner system
  • Key ingredients: Glycerin, squalane, lumbricalis extract (hydrating)
  • Use on: Wet hair

Glowing customer review: "Totally a game changer. I don’t need any frizz products after using this shampoo and conditioner. Hair finally tamed. Wish I had known about this years ago!"

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Best Anti-Frizz Product for Humidity

Color Wow Dream Coat

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Pros
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (17)Easy to apply evenly throughout hair
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (18)Makes my hair v shiny
Cons
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (19)Most effective when used with hot tools, which adds an extra step

Color Wow Dream Coat is one of fa*giani's go-to product recs for everyday styling, whether with a blow dryer brush, diffuser, or flat iron. "I usually suggest all of my clients use leave-in conditioners and treatments to help keep the hair strong and moisturized," says fa*giani.

The product's heat-activated polymers coat the hair cuticle to lock in moisture and keep humidity out, creating a sleek, glass-like shine. Just spritz it on, then blow dry, curl, or straighten your hair. Bonus: It comes in extra-strength and curl-focused formulations with the same hydrating ingredients and humidity-blocking technology.

  • Product type: Styling spray
  • Key ingredients: Heat-activated polymers, glycerin, chamomille extract
  • Use on: Wet or damp hair prior to blow drying and styling

Glowing customer review: "This product makes my hair look very shiny and does help keep my hair looking good in humid weather. It is like water, light and doesn’t feel like you are putting any product in your hair."

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Best Anti-Frizz Product for Curly Hair

Mizani Miracle Milk Leave in Conditioner

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"Most of my clients who have frizz issues are just lacking the right products and routine," says fa*giani. She often recommends the multi-purpose Mizani Miracle Milk leave-in conditioner to clients with waves or curls. The lightweight spray acts as a detangler, heat protectant, and hair primer, and it can easily be layered with other styling products.

According to Hill, the fatty acids and emollients in a cream-based leave-in like Mizani's Miracle Milk coat the hair fiber to elongate and enhance the shape of your natural waves or curls. Spritzing your hair from root to tip before scrunching in curl cream or gel will help keep your curls looking fresh and frizz-free for longer.

  • Product type: Styling spray
  • Key ingredients: Coconut oil, sunflower seed extract, fennel seed oil
  • Use on: Damp hair

Glowing customer review: "It leaves my hair feeling silky smooth without weighing it down, unlike some other leave-in conditioners. It smells wonderful and you get a good amount in each bottle."

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Best Anti-Frizz Product for Fine Hair

Redken Frizz Dismiss Smooth Force Spray

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Pros
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (25)Lightweight formula won't weight down hair
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (26)Offers heat protection up to 450°F
Cons
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (27)Not suited for thick hair or curls

Hill recommends detangling sprays and lightweight leave-ins, like this one from Redken, for fine, frizzy hair, as they won't weigh down your hair the way heavier creams and oils can. "The goal is to offer water-based moisture, protection, and manageability that is weightless while leaving your hair feeling soft and detangled," she explains.

Redkin's Frizz Dismiss Smooth Force Spray does triple duty as a detangler, heat protectant, and anti-frizz leave-in treatment—and your fine hair will thank you for using one lightweight product instead of weighing it down with three different ones.

  • Product type: Styling spray
  • Key ingredients: Babassu oil, macroloba seed oil
  • Use on: Damp hair

Glowing customer review: "This spray is amazing it’s leaves my hair super soft and silky and definitely helps with the frizz. It also smells amazing."

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Best Anti-Frizz Product for Straight Hair

IGK Good Behavior Spirulina Protein Smoothing Spray

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Pros
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (29)Offers heat protection up to 450°F
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (30)Not too heavy for straight hair types
Cons
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (31)Some reviewers found the scent a bit overpowering

A smoothing spray like IGK's Good Behavior should do the trick if you've got straight, frizzy hair. The multi-purpose styling product features innovative bonding polymers that mimic the frizz-fighting coating of a keratin treatment (when activated by the heat of your blow dryer, curling iron or straightener) without the long-term damage. That's precisely why it's one of fa*giani's top anti-frizz product recommendations for her clients.

  • Product type: Styling spray
  • Key ingredients: Spirulina protein (nourishing), heat-activated bonding polymers (smoothing)
  • Use on: Damp hair

Glowing customer review: "Another IGK product that I love. I spray it on my damp hair before blow drying or on my dry hair before using the flat iron. I feel it protects my hair from the damaging heat while allowing me to style the way I want. My hair feels soft and fresh."

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Best Anti-Frizz Product for Damaged Hair

K18 Leave-In Molecular Hair Mask

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Pros
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (33)Helps repair damaged hair with peptides
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (34)Works on all hair types
Cons
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (35)Most expensive anti-frizz product on this list

After admitting to fa*giani that I'd gone too far, too fast with bleach before, she recommended I use a pump or two of K18 fresh out of the shower. I've been applying it diligently ever since, and I've noticed wayyyy fewer split ends and less overall damage.

The bond builder's key ingredient, K18Peptide, mimics the structure of keratin (a protein that gives hair its structure) to help repair the broken keratin chains that cause split ends and boost hair strength. While it won't entirely solve frizz caused by environmental factors such as rain or humidity, it'll make a serious difference if you're dealing with frizz caused by heat damage, bleach, and chemical treatments.

  • Product type: Leave-in treatment
  • Key ingredient: Biotech-developed peptides
  • Use on: Wet hair

Glowing customer review: "After just a few uses, I noticed a significant improvement in the texture and overall health of my hair. It feels softer, smoother, and looks much healthier. If you're willing to splurge a bit, you won't be disappointed with the results."

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Best Hair Oil for Frizzy Hair

Verb Ghost Oil

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Pros
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (37)Boosts major shine without weighing down hair
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (38)A little goes a long way, so the bottle lasts *forever*
Cons
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (39)Can look greasy if you use too much

Just a few drops of Verb's Ghost Oil is all it takes to smooth flyaways and minimize my second-day (and third-day, and perhaps even fourth-day...) frizz. Not only will the moringa oil-based formula make your hair look smoother and shinier, but it'll actually help to strengthen your dry, damaged ends, thanks to additions like bamboo extract and argan oil.

"As a curly girl, frizz maintenance is typically tough—but Verb's Ghost Oil makes it so much easier," says Sam Olson, assistant news editor (and source of serious curl envy around the Cosmo office). "Once I style and diffuse with a blowdryer, I run two pumps throughout my hair to bring back shine and moisture. If I want to revive my hair again without washing, I top it off with more Ghost Oil."

  • Product type: Hair oil
  • Key ingredients: Moringa oil, bamboo extract, argan oil
  • Use on: Dry hair

Glowing customer review: "I have been using this Ghost Oil for almost 4 years now. I have never found a better oil for my hair. I put some in after I wash my hair to reduce my frizz, as well as before and after I curl my hair. Even a little of this throughout the week to touch up my hair, and give it shine. Since I bleach my hair, I need hydrating products, and this has brought my hair back to life."

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Best Anti-Frizz Hair Treatment

Amika Smooth Over Frizz-Fighting Treatment Mask

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Pros
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (41)Reviewers said it enhanced shine
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (42)Only takes less than a minute in the shower
Cons
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (43)Must be rinsed out

Amika's Smooth Over treatment mask is a quick, easy addition to your hair routine, but one that can make a serious difference when it comes to frizz. You only need to leave it on for a minute after shampooing and conditioning, so it's far less of a hassle than most deep conditioners and hair masks. But it's just as effective (if not more), thanks to a bevy of vitamins and fatty acids—two key things to look for in anti-frizz products, according to Hill.

  • Product type: In-shower treatment
  • Key ingredients: sea buckthorn berry, provitamin b5, glycolic acid
  • Use on: Wet hair

Glowing customer review: "I've been using the Amika Smooth Over Frizz-Fighting Treatment Mask for a few weeks now, and I gotta say, it's a game-changer for my hair. The difference is noticeable right after the first use," writes one Amazon reviewer. My hair feels so much smoother, and the frizz? Practically gone. It's like this mask gives my hair a chill pill, and I'm here for it. Plus, it smells amazing, which is always a bonus."

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Best Anti-Frizz Hair Spray

Oribe Impermeable Anti-Humidity Hair Spray

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Pros
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (45)Gives me a lot of hold without feeling crunchy
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (46)Works well in humid weather conditions
Cons
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (47)More expensive than other anti-frizz products on this list

As someone who hates the hard, crunchy feeling most aerosol hairsprays leave behind, Oribe's Impermeable Anti-Humidity Spray is one of the only ones I'll use. Its light hold is perfect for blowouts and updos where you still want a bit of movement, but if I want a little stronger staying power for my style, I'll finish with a bit of Oribe's Superfine Hair Spray to get the best of both worlds. Though I'll admit it's a bit pricey, I definitely think it's worth the splurge.

It's one of the few anti-frizz sprays I've found that actually creates the ~humidity shield~ it claims to and keeps my flyaways at bay. This travel-size bottle has become a staple in my carry-on bag when I'm traveling somewhere rainy or humid.

  • Product type: Finishing spray
  • Key ingredients: Vitamin E, lychee seed oil
  • Use on: Dry hair

Glowing customer review: "It’s lightweight, no strong smell, and it works!!! I have very naturally curly hair that can easily frizz in humidity if I straighten it. Not with this stuff. It creates a barrier but it doesn’t feel heavy on your hair or make it brittle. Expensive but so worth it."

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Best Anti-Frizz Serum

Moroccanoil Intense Smoothing Frizz Control Serum

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Pros
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (49)Conditions and detangles with squalane and argan oil
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (50)Works well on coarse and curly hair in my experience
Cons
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (51)Can feel greasy if you use too much

Similar to hair oils, anti-frizz serums, like this one from Morracanoil, are great for taming unwanted puffiness, flyaways, and static without adding excess bulk to your hair. Smooth a few drops throughout the bottom half of your hair while it's damp to help minimize frizz as it dries, then reapply as needed throughout the day to smooth things out and restore hydration.

This smoothing serum is a great finishing product for anyone with coarse hair begging for hydration. It's formulated with argan oil and squalane, ingredients Hill says are rich in frizz-reducing fatty acids. Plus, that sleek, ~touchably soft~ feeling they create helps "reduce unnecessary strain, tension or damage to the hair follicle and hair fiber that can occur when combing, brushing or styling," Hill adds.

  • Product type: Oil-based serum
  • Key ingredients: Argan oil, squalane
  • Use on: Damp or dry hair

Glowing customer review: "I have used Morroccanoil products in the past, and they have always been good. This serum was no exception. I love how well it tames my hair. Not only does it do a great job of getting my frizz under control, but it smells absolutely wonderful!"

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Best Anti-Frizz Product for Blowouts

Briogeo Farewell Frizz Blow Dry Perfection and Heat Protectant Crème

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Pros
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (54)Offers heat protection up to 450°F
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (55)Loaded with moisturizers, like vitamin E, rosehip oil, and argan oil
Cons
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (56)Most effective when used with heat

"I like to think of leave-ins as hand creams for your hair—in that they can be used daily as many times as needed," says Hill. That's because the hair structure of coarser, curlier hair has spaces between the cuticle scales that are prone to dryness. "Leave-ins fill in those spaces, allowing the fiber to be superficially sealed with proper lipids and humectants," she says. Read: They keep your hair looking sleek and feeling hydrated.

If blow-drying is part of your regular hair routine, I love the multi-purpose Farewell Frizz cream from Briogeo. It acts as both a heat protectant and an anti-frizz smoothing cream, so you won't need to weigh down your hair with multiple products before—or after—your blowout.

  • Product type: Styling cream
  • Key ingredients: Rosehip oil, argan oil, vitamin E
  • Use on: Wet or damp hair before blow drying

Glowing customer review: "Love the way it smells, and it doesn’t give my hair too much of a product-y feel. I use heat a lot so this is a must-have for me."

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Best Hair Mask for Frizzy Hair

Kérastase Discipline Maskeratine Hair Mask

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Pros
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (58)Great for dry, damaged hair
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (59)Reviewers say the jar lasts a long time
Cons
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (60)Contains silicones, which require sulfates to remove

Incorporating an anti-frizz hair mask or deep conditioning treatment into your weekly or monthly routine can make a major difference over time. Formulated with frizz-prone hair in mind, the Kérastase Discipline Maskeratine hair mask has the moisturizing and smoothing ingredients your hair needs to stay strong and healthy. The hero of the anti-frizz hair product line is Kérastase's morpho-keratine complex, a combination of amino acids, wheat protein extracts and ceramides that coats the hair fiber to leave it smooth and frizz-free.

  • Product type: Deep conditioner
  • Key ingredients: Iris florentina root extract (strengthens), citric acid (minimized product build-up)
  • Use on: Wet hair

Glowing customer review: "I have used this for 5+ years with zero intention to stop. It makes your hair so silky and smooth it’s incredible."

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Best Anti-Frizz Product for Flyaways

Drybar Final Call Frizz & Static Control Mist

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Pros
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (62)Smells amazing, IMO
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (63)Reduces static and flyaways
Cons
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (64)Does not offer the hold of traditional hair spray

Drybar's Final Call Frizz & Static Control Mist has taken up permanent residence on my desk. It's the ideal product to spritz on the days when my hair is static-y or puffy but not capital-F frizzy—and I s2g every time I use it, I earn compliments on both the scent and how smooth it makes my hair look.

The formula is designed to minimize static and help manage frizz, not to create a rock-hard finish that keeps every last hair firmly in place. I like to think of it as more of a dry oil than a traditional hair spray.

  • Product type: Finishing spray
  • Key ingredients: Jojoba oil, monoi oil, sunflower seed oil
  • Use on: Dry hair

Glowing customer review: "This product tames flyaways and frizz, all without making your hair crunchy or greasy. And it smells amazing!!"

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Best Anti-Frizz Product for Air-Drying

Sun Bum Revitalizing Air Dry Cream

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Pros
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (66)Doesn't feel heavy on fine hair, per testers
Cons
  • These 14 Frizz-Fighting Hair Products are Going to Change Your Life (67)Does not offer heat protection

The heat-activated ingredients in many anti-frizz products aren't as effective on air-dried styles, so it's important to look for something specially formulated for air-drying if you plan to wash and go. Sun Bum's Revitalizing Air Dry Cream is packed with hydrating ingredients that'll seal in moisture and define your natural hair texture without weighing it down.

And it's surprisingly not super heavy, even on fine hair. Need a co-signer? Beauty editor Beth Gillette stuck this in her beach bag constantly last summer. "It helps detangle and smooth my hair a lil bit without leaving the greasy film I usually get with other richer creams," she says. Hot tip: Scrunch it in, then spritz on some sea salt spray for the easiest beach waves ever.

  • Product type: Styling cream
  • Key ingredients: Sunflower seed oil, hemp seed oil, banana extract
  • Use on: Damp hair

Glowing customer review: "Finding a product that works for my hair and also accommodates my lack of time and skill in actually doing anything with my hair has been a lifelong challenge. This stuff works great... I have very nice, barely frizzy, curls that last two or three days with simple refreshing. And it smells great but isn't overpowering."

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What causes frizzy hair?

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Frizzy hair is caused by moisture, mostly, according to Hill. "Frizz is a result of your hair's inability to retain hydration due to raised cuticle," she says. "When the hair cuticle is lifted, moisture from the environment passes through, causing the hair shaft to swell, resulting in frizz. When the cuticle layer is properly sealed, it can retain moisture in the hair shaft longer, making your hair less prone to frizz." While the right products can minimize the effects of environmental factors like humidity and rain, they can't eliminate them altogether. This is also why we're constantly singing from the rooftops that there is nothing wrong with frizz and it's totally natural and normal.

Though all hair types can experience frizz, curly hair is the most naturally frizz-prone. This is due to the natural shape of curly hair follicles, not styling errors. If your texture is on the coarser, curlier side, you'll need to prioritize hair hydration if you want to reduce flyaways and frizz.

Regardless of hair type or texture, "frizz can also be a sign of hair damage to all hair types and textures," according to Hill. "All hair types can experience frizz as a result of over-stripping the hair fiber due to improper hair care, heat styling, and the use of chemicals," she says.

How to prevent frizzy hair:

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Frizz caused by moisture, such as that from a thunderstorm, humid weather conditions, or a steamy shower is totally normal. While it can be minimized with the right anti-frizz products, it's not fully preventable, and you're fighting an impossible battle trying to tame every last flyaway. In addition to hair products, Hill suggests using a silk pillowcase to help retain moisture and keep your hair cuticle flat.

What can be prevented is the damage that makes your hair more susceptible to frizz. "Heat protectants, bond maintenance, and leave-in conditioners are crucial for maintaining your hair’s integrity," says fa*giani. If you have dry or damaged hair, using a deep conditioner or leave-in treatment that gets to the root of the problem will likely be more effective than a styling product or finishing spray.

How to choose the best anti-frizz hair product:

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Consider your hair type and porosity.

"Product types vary greatly from person to person depending on hair texture and density," says fa*giani. "I usually suggest cream leave-in conditioners and treatments for all of my clients to help keep the hair strong and moisturized." But, generally, you should think about your hair's porosity, which is how easily your hair takes in water. Low-porosity hair struggles to absorb moisture, which is why products tend to sit on top of the hair strand. Meanwhile, high-porosity hair soaks up water like a sponge, so it often requires thicker, denser moisturizing ingredients.

Hill recommends that those with low-porosity hair "look for products with glycerin or pathenol, as these humectants soften the cuticle to allow the bonds to maintain moisture levels to soften the texture." But, if you've got high-porosity hair, look for fatty acids like shea butter. "Cream-based humectants fill and seal the hair fiber to lock in moisture and offer slippage to minimize breakage," Hill adds.

Consider your end style.

The products you'll need to achieve a frizz-free blowout are different from those you'll need for air-dried curls, Pamela Anderson updos, or clean-girl slick buns. If a product's packaging mentions words like heat-activated, it won't be as effective on air-dried styles. Having a variety of anti-frizz product types in your arsenal ensures you're ready for anything.

Start on wash day.

fa*giani says you shouldn't be shy about using products on wet hair because "frizzy wet hair will always become frizzy, dry hair." This is particularly true for curly hair types, as they're the most frizz-prone. Getting your wash day routine on lock is the first and most important step towards fighting frizz.

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Meet the experts:

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  • Brigette Hill is a certified trichologist and founder of Root Cause Scalp Analysis, a virtual platform that offers personalized scalp analyses and treatment plans to improve scalp and hair health.
  • Carina fa*giani is a hairstylist and colorist based in Brooklyn, NY. She is experienced in working with all hair types and textures for haircuts, styles, blowouts, and extensions.

Why trust Cosmopolitan?

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Sarah Maberry is a commerce writer at Hearst Magazines with over four years of experience researching and writing beauty content. She’s knowledgeable about all hair care categories, but is an expert when it comes to anti-frizz products, thanks to years of testing them on her own frizz-prone curly hair. Her product recommendations are based on personal testing, market research, ingredient safety and efficacy analysis, and interviews with experts and fellow Cosmopolitan editors.

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Sarah Maberry

Commerce Writer

Sarah Maberry is a commerce writer for Hearst Magazines, where she covers fashion, beauty and pop culture. A seasoned trend forecaster and fashion historian, she analyzes viral products and trends on a deeper level. When she’s not writing for Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Harper’s BAZAAR, House Beautiful, Town & Country, Delish and other publications, she can be found roaming the Museum at FIT (her alma matter) or sewing her own couture while she binge-watches reality TV.

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