15 Hair Products for a Shinier, Healthier Mane
The best products for silky, shiny hair
Whether it's perfectly coiled curls or silky smooth strands you're after, we've got you covered. The products that follow are 2015's best shampoos, conditioners, hairsprays, and more, as chosen by Health editors and expert hairstylists.
Ilana Blitzer, Health beauty director; Paul Cucinello, celebrity hair stylist in Los Angeles and New York City; Francesca Fusco, MD, assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City; Suzy Gerstein, New York City celebrity makeup artist; Julie Kandalec, celebrity manicurist and creative director of Paintbox in New York City; Joanna Simkin, New York City celebrity makeup artist; Alexis Wolfer, founder of TheBeautyBean.com; Jessica Wu, MD, assistant clinical professor of dermatology at the University of Souther California School of Medicine in Los Angeles
Suave Professionals Luxe Style Infusion Curl Gel Serum
Equal parts hydration and hold, it's just the fix for frizz-free, bouncy ringlets, says celebrity hairstylist Paul Cucinello.
Revlon Color Effects Ombre
Our pros unanimously declare this DIY dye a cinch: Just comb onto ends and work your way up for a trendy fade.
Tresemme Runway Get Sleek Blow Dry Balm
"A few pumps give hair a salon-smooth style," Cucinello says.
Clear Scalp & Hair Active Damage Resist Conditioner
Emollients stave off styling damage. "My hair was much softer after blow-drying," Wolfer says.
Conditioner for color-treated hair
Motions Color Care Dual-Treatment Conditioner
The keratin strengthens strands; oils add gloss. "Hair stays vibrant," Cucinello promises.
Unite Elevate Mousse
Big bounce, minus stiffness. Cucinello is a convert: "I'd love to start every blow-dry with it."
Aussie Total Miracle 7N1 Dry Shampoo
Some dry shampoos make hair feel dirtier, but not this clear spray, Blitzer reports.
Oribe Airbrush Root Touch-Up Spray
No one will know you've used it, testers assure—it blends right in and doesn't budge.
Proganix Quench Coconut H20+ Electrolytes Leave-In Moisture
This supercharged balm adds incredible shine.
Kerastase Resistance Double Serum Therapiste
Our testers loved that this weightless wonder can mend split ends.
Milbon Plarmia Hairserum
Need rehab? "This morphs damaged hair into virginlike and silky strands," Cucinello says.
Shampoo for color-treated hair
Paul Mitchell Ultimate Color Repair Shampoo
Special fade-defying suds help keep your dye job looking fresh.
Pantene Pro-V Full & Strong Body Building Shampoo
A pump-it-up product that works. Wolfer's favorite part: "So rich, it felt like a luxe hair bubble bath."
Clairol Professional iThrive Weather-Resistant Hairspray
"Strong, yet flexible enough for waves you can run your fingers through," Wolfer says.
Aveda Thickening Tonic
Does the trick, our judges attest, thickening strands from root to tip.