Frizz happens to the best of us. Add heat to the mix—and pouf—you’ve got a full-blown bad hair day on your hands. Here, six effective smoothers that will tame your mane, despite the humidity.

By Heather Muir Maffei
July 13, 2015
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Stylists swear that the secret to sleek strands starts with a smoothing shampoo and conditioner. This creamy duo helps nix flyaways long after you suds up by reacting with the heat from your hair tools to seal in straightness. To buy: $5 each, drugstore.com.
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L’Oréal Paris Advanced Haircare Smooth Intense Ultimate Straight Shampoo and Conditioner

Stylists swear that the secret to sleek strands starts with a smoothing shampoo and conditioner. This creamy duo helps nix flyaways long after you suds up by reacting with the heat from your hair tools to seal in straightness.

To buy: $5 each, drugstore.com.

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John Frieda Frizz Ease Dream Curls Air-Dry Waves Styling Foam

Sometimes, going with your natural texture is the easiest and quickest route to battling fizz. On those days, skip hot tools and finger-comb a golf ball-size amount of this foam through sopping wet hair. Moringa oil helps boosts shine and tamps down frizz, while flexible polymers in the formula stretch around strands. The result? Waves that look controlled and bouncy, but feel soft (not crispy).

To buy: $10, drugstore.com.

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Nexxus Oil Infinite

Smooth one pump of this multi-oil cocktail onto dry ends to nip frizz in the bud, plus prevent it from creeping up throughout the day. Babassu and Marula oils seal the cuticle without leaving a greasy residue on hair, so you can use it to touch up too.

To buy: $22, drugstore.com.

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Living Proof No Frizz Humidity Shield 

This lightweight, sulfate-free finisher contains a special frizz-fighting molecule, as well as smoothing emollients, an anti-static agent, and a UV protectant to weatherproof your style.

To buy: $22, birchbox.com.

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Redken Frizz Dismiss Fly-Away Fix Finishing Sheets

Stash a few of these sheets in your purse or desk drawer, so you’re prepared when frizz pops up. These portable packets contain lavender and Brazilian Pracaxi oil to smooth hair on contact—no bathroom break needed. Simply glide the sheet along your hairline or any trouble spots, and then toss it.

To buy: $25 for 50, ulta.com.

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6
Oribe Signature Moisture Masque

Coat wet strands with this splurge-worthy mask once a week for a mega moisture boost. Lychee and watermelon extracts shield hair from oxidation, keratin strengthens hair, and mango butter and sunflower seed extract increase softness and shine.

To buy: $59, birchbox.com.

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