Kathy Benghanem, a celebrity hairstylist and owner of Gemini 14 Salon in New York City, reveals the best drugstore hair products to pick up right now.
Conair Worldwide Travel Dryer
This dryer has dual voltage—ideal for travel—and folds so it can be easily packed. Its ionic technology keeps hair smooth.
To buy: $30; at drugstores.
The Original Mane ‘n Tail Shampoo and Conditioner
Believe it or not, these were made for horses but cleansed hair so well without stripping that people started using them!
To buy: $6 each; at drugstores.
Old Spice Pomade
This offers definition without giving you that slick look— perfect for piecey layers or short hair. It smells amazing, and you can’t beat the price for the quality.
To buy: $7; at CVS.
This works wonders. It takes out the dread of brushing knotty, tangled hair and is good for all hair types and for kids. You can use it dry and not get static.
To buy: $9; at Target.
John Frieda Frizz Ease Extra Strength Serum
Excellent at creating defined curls without the crunch, this product controls frizz and also acts as a heat protectant.
To buy: $10; at drugstores.