Great hair can be achieved no matter what your bank account looks like. Believe us, we've tried enough products to know that this is a bonafide fact. Even if you're an established hairstylist with a big budget and expensive taste, there is no denying that affordable hair care can work just as well or outperform the premium stuff. That's why we hit up three of our favorite hairstylists and gave them a mission: Buy their three favorite products, all totaling under $40.
These are the products that have proven repeatedly they belong in any pro kit and on your bathroom vanity. Some of these tried-and-true favorites have stood the test of time and been in these experts' rotations since high school. They help get celebrities ready for red carpets and are staples on photoshoot sets. So if you're trying to save a few dollars or just looking for a solid product recommendation, here are some picks that won't disappoint or break the bank.
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Big SexyHair Dry Shampoo: "Its dry texture adds lasting volume and doesn't weigh the hair down." $19 (Shop Now)
Neutrogena Triple Moisture Deep Recovery Hair Mask: "This mask works great, even as a daily conditioner." $11 (Shop Now)
John Frieda Frizz Ease Extra Strength 6 Effects Serum: "This is one of the first products I ever used to straighten my hair in high school. It's a classic frizz tamer." $12 (Shop Now)
GRAND TOTAL: $39