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How To Make Your Hair Shiny: 20 Best Products Of All-Time

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How to make hair shiny: The best products
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Get your shine on.

Nothing makes a sad, dreary day than limp and dull hair. But if that's just how our hair looks, are we stuck? Of course not! There are tons of shiny hair products and tools out there dedicated to keeping our hair looking great, and we don't have to make a salon appointment to try them.

Instead of wondering how to make hair shiny, look no further than this collection of products you can use right at home and see results instantly. Now, if only we can so easily make the rest of our lives feel more shiny...


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1. Infrared Blow Dryer from By Gina Excel

Engineered using exclusive infrared Smart technology, the new Excel Infrared Blow Dryer introduces a revolutionary way to dry hair with steam heat coupled with ionic technology. Not only does it efficiently dry each strand, limiting heat exposure and decreasing drying time by up to 50 percent, but it also produces negative ions to limit frizz and infuse each strand with moisture to recondition hair.

(By Gina, $189)

2. Warren Tricomi Restorative Hair Mask

This reconstructive formula rich in shea butter and argan oil deeply penetrates to rebuild hair’s strength, restore elasticity, and hydrate dry or damaged hair. It's safe for colored hair and extensions.

(Warren Tricomi, $28)

3. Emera Nourishing CBD Serum

Formulated with CBD, hemp, and avocado oils, this lightweight, intensive formula boosts shine while fighting against frizz and making hair more manageable so you can style it any way you want! Apply Emera Nourishing CBD Serum to dry hair as a finishing touch to eliminate frizz and boost shine.

(Emera Haircare, $30)

4. RICH Maximum Brilliance Protect & Shine

This lightweight styling mist quickly moisturizes, reduces frizz, protects against heat and UV damage. Organic Jojoba and sweet almond oil help to add shine without weighing hair down and smell absolutely delicious.

(Rich Haircare, $13)

5. Pai-Shau Biphasic Infusion

Also called "liquid gold" to those in the know, Pai-Shau's Biphasic Infusion is an oil-free daily treatment for the hair and scalp that leaves your hair insanely smooth and shiny. The Signature Tea Complex locks inside the cuticle to nourish the hair's structure, attracting moisture and shine. 

(Amazon)

6. Zatik Naturals Black Seed Oil Hair Serum 

This hair serum is made with argan and black seed. Formulated with essential fatty acids from various precious oils, nutrient and antioxidant rich plant extracts contribute to soothe, smooth and hydrate the scalp for healthier hair appearance.

(Zatik Natural, $14)

7. WOW Apple Cider Vinegar Shampoo and Conditioner

Hit the reset button for your best hair yet and revive lackluster locks with the power of antibacterial Apple Cider Vinegar. Say goodbye to sweat and scalp build-up, and say hello to a re-balanced pH and incredible shine. It consistently holds the number 1 spot on Amazon for a reason!

(Amazon)

8. Nature’s Bounty Hair, Skin & Nails Gummies

Nature’s Bounty Hair, Skin & Nails gummies are the perfect basis for any beauty routine. From delicious gummies to rapid-release softgels, the wide variety of vitamins contain vital nutrients to support natural beauty by supporting lustrous hair, vibrant skin and healthy nails. 

(Amazon)

9. Shea Terra Organics Egyptian Black Castor Oil

Egyptian Black Castor Oil has a long track record of helping to improve hair growth, decrease breakage and loss, and encourage new growth of hair lost due to pulling and possibly other short term hair loss issues. Egyptian Black Castor Oil also helps strengthen and deep condition the hair.

(Amazon)

10. Peter Coppola A-Keratin Smoothing Serum

The lightweight Peter Coppola a-Keratin Smoothing Serum rapidly restores brilliance and shine, infusing rich moisture to help tame frizz and seal split ends, creating a silky oil-free texture. Formulated with the a-Keratin Repair Blend and Argan Oil, the 2-in-1 serum and conditioner encourages hydration, leaving the hair radiant and healthy with bounce.

(Personal Brands, $24)

11. Lasio HyperSilk Advanced Serum

For super-sexy, stunning shine, Lasio HyperSilk Advanced Serum is all you need. This keratin-infused, light-weight gloss adds intense shine, as it strengthens and tames flyaways. Just apply a small amount to wet hair before styling. Then, apply a small amount to hands an lightly run across dry hair to tame fly-aways between blow-outs.

(Amazon)


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12. Miss Jessie’s Honey Curls

Miss Jessie’s Honey Curls is a styling emulsion handcrafted with love and enriched by mother nature’s natural nectar: honey! The honey is the natural ingredient that locks in moisture and adds natural hold.

(Target, $16)

13. Roux Rejuvenating Keratin Repair & Shine

Roux Rejuvenating Keratin Repair & Shine repairs, moisturizes and detangles for shiny, lustrous, healthy-looking hair. Keratin strengthens while argan oil adds shine and brings damaged hair back to life.

(Amazon)

14. Virtue 6-in-1 Styler

A universal styling cream that truly does it all. The One For All 6-in1 Styler primes hair and adds softness, shine and light hydration while strengthening, polishing and protecting from heat.

(Virtue Labs, $36)

15. Rahua Legendary Amazon Oil

This exclusive Rahua blend uses light-as-air plant and flower oils — not silicones — to deliver a beautifully smooth, shiny, anti-frizz finish. Rahua, Sacha Inchi, and Morete oils harvested in the Amazon penetrate deeply into each hair strand to heal and strengthen. A powerful way to banish flyaways, heal split ends, and promote shine, this formula is quick absorbing and remarkably revitalizing.

(Aillea, $42)

16. Innersense I Create Hold

I Create Hold provides style and manageability from roots to ends. Certified Organic Honey acts as a natural resin to create style sustainability; antioxidants add protection while plant extracts combine to add incredible shine.

(Aillea, $26)

17. n:p beautiful Miracle Serum

This hero product is designed to absorb instantly, leaving hair looking and feeling flawless all day long. Antioxidant-rich Moringa oil, calming raw lotus root, and a sustainably sourced stem cell formula work overtime, replenishing hair from the inside out.

(Amazon)

18. BioSilk Silk Therapy Shine On Spray

BioSilk Silk Therapy Shine On is weightless, waterless finishing spray that controls frizz and provides hair with brilliant shine and UV protection. Simply mist over your hairstyle or spray directly onto your comb and brush through for an instant glow without a greasy feel.

(Ulta, $18)

19. CHI Rose Hip Oil Color Nurture Dry UV Protecting Oil

This multi-use finishing mist helps maintain color radiance with UV protecting ingredients to prevent premature fading and color loss caused by environmental stressors. Brilliant shine reflecting particles enhance color's tones and bring out natural dimension.

(Ulta, $19.50)

20. Drybar Sparkling Soda

This super-fine mist calms flyaways, static, and frizz without weighing down hair. It imparts luminous shine and contains UV absorbers to keep color vibrant and prevent color fading. Mandarin peel reflects light evenly for a natural frizz-free shine, marigold flower extract creates long-lasting shine without weighing hair down, and camelina oil adds hydration and boosts elasticity.

(The Dry Bar, $28)

You deserve the best! That's why YourTango's editorial team vets all of the products we choose to feature. If you buy something listed here, YourTango may earn an affiliate commission.


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Aly Walansky is a NY-based lifestyles writer. Her work appears in dozens of digital and print publications regularly. Visit her on Twitter or email her at alywalansky@gmail.com.

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