Best in Black Beauty Awards: Hair

These nourishing treats bring out the best in your strands, whether they're relaxed or natural.

ESSENCE.COM Mar, 27, 2013

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Testers raved about how soft it made their hair feel. ( $30,

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Turn up the heat with the Chi Touch Dryer! Its techy touch-screen display makes this blow-dryer a worthy splurge. ($240, Ulta)

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This product brought our dry, frizzy curls back to life.($22,

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This hair potion helped our thin edges appear thicker after just a few uses. ($10, drugstores)

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Prepare to revitalize over-processed locks with this transformation kit. ($100, Ulta)

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A beauty product that helps our scalps feel cool and clean!

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Works wonders to give fine strands body. ($10, drugstores)

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This is a must-have for relaxed hair on humid summer days. ($9, drugstores)

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Does the job filling in thin spots and covering up gray roots. ($25, 30-day,

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Cleans and exfoliates the scalp while hydrating thirsty tresses. ($6, select drug stores)

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We love this product because it gave our twist-outs flakefree shine and definition. (($14, Sally Beauty Supply stores)