Alterna Bamboo Smooth Anti-frizz Shampoo ($20, beauty.com). With strengthening bamboo extract and moisturizing kendi oil, this shampoo is perfect for frequent cleansing without drying the hair.
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Shampoos: Best Sulfate Free Shampoo
Macadamia Oil Rejuvenating Shampoo ($11, select retailers) This super moisturizing shampoo is great for dry hair.
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Best Keratin Conditioner: Paul Mitchell Awapuhi Wild Ginger Keratin Cream Rinse
Paul Mitchell Awapuhi Wild Ginger Keratin Cream Rinse ($25, select salons and retailers) This exclusive blend of Keratin protein, helped repair and protect our hair, and made it feel silky, healthy, and shiny.
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Conditioners: Best Curl Conditioner
Carol’s Daughter Hair Milk Curl Perfecting Conditioner ($19, carolsdaughter.com). We’re glad this line has expanded with shampoo and conditioner to give your curls staying power, from cleansing to styling.
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Conditioners: Best Leave-In
Ojon Color Sustain Color Protecting Cream ($24, Sephora stores). This nourishing cream helps the color you left the salon with last longer.
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Treatments: Best Damage Control
Kerastase Chronologiste Essential Restorative Concentrate ($145, kerastase.com). If your hair is just fried (you know who you are) and you need to bring it back to life, try this luxurious at-home treatment.
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Treatments: Best Split-End Remedy
Nexxus Salon Haircare Promend Line ($10-$15, drugstores). We could see a positive difference with split ends after the first shampoo. And it didn’t weigh down our hair.
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Total System: Best Upgrade
Pantene Custom Solutions ($4-$8, drugstores). From curly to straight to fine to volume combos, the revamped line has all the products for your specific hair type and desired result.
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Altering Agents: Best At-Home Relaxer
SoftSheen Carson Optimum Care Salon Collection No-Lye Relaxer ($9, drugstores). We loved this for keeping our hair soft and halting breakage.
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Altering Agents: Best In-Salon Color
L’Oréal ProfessionnelINOA hair color. It’s the first permanent, ammonia-free hair color that doesn’t skimp the hue intensity.
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