Best products for wavy hair

Mar 8, 2011 at 12:14 p.m. ET

Wavy hair can be gorgeous, but it can require a lot of work to look its best. If you don’t use the right products, you can end up with hair that's frizzy or unruly, rather than lustrous and healthy-looking. Here are some of the best products for dealing with wavy hair.

Oidad Curl Quencher Moisturizing Shampoo is great for wavy hair

Best products for wavy hair



Wavy hair requires a fine balance between moisturizing to combat frizz and not weighing hair down enough to leave waves limp and lackluster. Try Oidad Curl Quencher Moisturizing Shampoo ($15 at Sephora), which cleanses and nourishes hair without leaving buildup behind.

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2Carol's Daughter Hair Milk Curl Perfecting Conditioner is great for wavy hairConditioner

After you shampoo, condition your waves with a moisturizing, curl-enhancing product. We love Carol's Daughter Hair Milk Curl Perfecting Conditioner ($19 at, a creamy, moisturizing conditioner that doesn't weigh hair down. The hydration helps combat potential frizz and leaves wavy hair looking shiny, healthy and beautiful.

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3Fekkai Coiff Oceanique Tousled Wave Spray is ideal for wavy hairWave enhancer

To give hair texture and enhance waves, use a product that accentuates your hair's body. You won't be disappointed with Fekkai Coiff Oceanique Tousled Wave Spray ($23 at Sephora), which gives you sexy, back-from-the-beach waves. Spray onto damp hair, scrunch and tousle your waves, and look like you've just come back from a day on a tropical island.

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Frizz fighter is crucial for wavy hair

Frizz fighter

Wavy hair can look frizzy when the weather is hot and humid. Try Oscar Blandi Jasmine Oil Serum ($16 to $36 at Amazon) to smooth hair, add shine and prevent frustrating frizz. Also try Josie Maran Argan Oil Serum ($12 to $30 at Sephora) to combat frizz and add shine to wavy hair.

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