Get Your Shine On: Shine-Enhancing Hair Products

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The last time we heard anyone say they didn’t want shiny hair was…never. Shiny hair equals healthy hair, it makes us look better, thus we feel better. Unfortunately, with everyday stress, poor eating habits, illness, heat styling and hair coloring, lack-luster tresses can be the result. We have tested many shine-enhancing products and put together a list of our favorites. Get ready to get your shine on…

 

 

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Citre Shine Shine Miracle Highly Laminating Shampoo

For hair that looks shiny and glossy, start in the shower. this shampoo contains citrus extracts, essential vitamins and minerals to instill a healthy looking shine without stripping away the essential oils from your hair. We love the fresh lemon scent that is more fresh squeezed lemons and less Pine-Sol. $3.99, drugstore.com

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Frederic Fekkai Glossing Conditioner

Our staple for adding luster and shine is one of Fekkai’s best-selling products. We love the light consistency that still manages to give even the thirstiest hair the drink it so desires. From $23, nordstrom.com

 

 

 

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Garnier Fructis Style Brilliantine Shine Glossing Spray

For Shine that resists frizz, we reach for this. Fruit micro-waxes seal in shine without feeling greasy or leaving hair feeling weighed down. No wonder it’s a favorite of celeb stylist David Evangelista, who mists this on his clients’ hair before they head out the door. $4.29, drugstore.com

 

 

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Curls deserve to get their shine on, too. Ouidad is devoted to creating products for curly hair to best enhance natural shape and texture. For styling, this serum coats hair to add a hint of shimmer (don’t worry, it washes out easily) that reflects light, adding radiance to curls, controls frizz and keeps flyaways at bay. For straight styles, use as a last step to give tresses a gorgeous sheen. $20, sephora.com

 

 

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Kiehl’s Climate-Proof Shine-Enhancing Non-Aerosol Spray

Whether we choose to use this product during the styling, or simply spray it on as a finishing touch, this strong-yet flexible-hold formula helps keep our hair where we put it regardless of climate or weather conditions. Natural conditioning extracts derived from Sesame seeds and Soy beans give this formula moisturizing benefits while Sunflower seeds enhance shine. For all hair types. from $7, kiehls.com

 

 

ojon-shine-kit.jpgOjon Shine and Protect Hair Ritual Kit

Color-treated hair can look great when it’s first done, but begin to look dull and lifeless after a few weeks. That isn’t acceptable in our book. Thankfully, we found this kit to keep our color-treated hair looking healthy and vibrant. By nourishing it with a blend of natural, plant-based active ingredients, including wildcrafted Ojon oil, and protecting it with a natural UV-inhibiting antioxidant complex, we find that even weeks after having our hair processed, we still look like we just stepped out of the salon. $50, sephora.com

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