beauty mark: frizz fighters
oh behave, hair!
photographed by andrew stinson
Humidity doesn’t discriminate. Whether your hair is thick or fine, straight or curly, short or long, the rainforest-like dew point of summer will come for it, and the results aren’t pretty. If you don’t want a cloud of flyaways hanging over your head for the next couple of months, then having an effective anti-frizz styler in your arsenal is a must. Here are ten frizz-taming options that will help keep your strands in line.
Alterna Bamboo Smooth Curls Anti-Frizz Curl Re-Activating Spray, $25
Humidity is the mortal enemy of curls. Fight back with this shape-reviving spray.
Ouidad Climate Control Heat & Humidity Gel, $23
For those who don’t want their big hair getting any bigger, this lightweight gel keeps it skinny with a moisture-repelling protein complex.
John Frieda Frizz-Ease 100% Shine Glossing Mist, $6
The OG of frizz-fighters is available in an ultra-light shine spray.
KMS California Hair Stay Anti-Humidity Seal, $19
Keep fine strands from falling flat, with this weightless humidity-blocking spray.
Phyto Phytodefrisant Botanical Hair Relaxing Balm for Frizzy Hair, $28
Relax riotous curls with this natural straightening balm.
Kerastase Nutritive Serum Oleo-Relax, $40
The pro-fave smoothing serum tames out-of-control tresses.
Sexy Hair Smooth Sexy Hair Smooth & Seal Anti-Frizz & Shine, $19
In addition to tamping down flyaways, this formula contains UVA/UVB protection to prevent color—whether natural or not—from fading or going brassy.
Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Leave-In Conditioning Cream, $6
Quench your hair’s thirst with this moisturizing and smoothing leave-in conditioner.
Tresemme Keratin Smooth Keratin Infusing Smoothing Serum, $6
For two blissful days, this keratin-enriched serum will keep frizzies at bay.
Living Proof No Frizz Nourishing Styling Cream, $36
A high-tech molecule, that’s too complicated to explain, acts like an impenetrable shield against humidity