ESSENCE Best in Black Beauty Awa

Readers' Choice Awards: Hair

Readers Choice Hair Chanel Kennebrew
Sep, 08, 2014 12:12 PM UTC

Karen's Body Beautiful Sleep Strands Edge Control ($16, target.com)

"I applied it in the morning, and it held my edges neatly in place without my usual end-of-the-day fuzzies." -Adrienne Reddick, Albany, GA

Motions Oil Sheen & Conditioning Spray ($5, Sally Beauty)

"It moisturizes my hair and leaves it shiny and full of life." -Nike Alli, Edison, NJ

CHI Silk Infusion ($26 for 6 oz, Ulta) 

"A little goes a long way. Plus, it provides shine, isn't greasy and smells good." -Angela Simmons, Upper Marlboro, MD

Rowenta Beauty Versa Style Styling Iron ($160, ulta.com)

"It's versatile enough to create curls, flips and waves. It also glides down the hair, leaving it shiny." -Jessica Lewis, vlogger, youtube.com/MahoganyCurls

Jose Eber Infared Blow Dryer ($219, joseeber.com)

"The ergonomic grip makes it easy to control and consistently stays hot without losing intensity." -Chime Edwards, vlogger, youtube.com/HairCrush

Outbrain