When you talk to curly girls, on of our biggest issues is frizz. It’s the 4-letter word that can turn a good hair day into a mess in a matter of minutes.
When I walk outside on a hot, muggy Austin day, I can literally feel my curls turning to frizz. Products can make all the difference in the world.
And this year, there are a number of new offerings that leverage the latest technology to keep your curls bouncy and defined, even on the steamiest of days. And for those who shy away from cones, there are plenty of options free from silicones.
This lightweight, alcohol-free spray creates an impenetNo silicone build-uprable veil of humidity-blocking, frizz-stopping, moisture-locking mist promises to protect hair for 72 hours. It also is heat protective up to 450 degree. Fortified with Virtue’s exclusive Alpha Keratin 60ku® technology it addresses the causes of frizz both structurally and topically.
The latest offerings from the OG curl brand Ouidad is the ideal addition to the Advanced Climate Control collection. The balm is designed for medium-to-thick curls. This balm and the gel cream below are both free from silicones, parabens, mineral oil, petroleum and glycerin.
The Gel Cream is designed for fine-to-medium textures. Both of these new Ouidad Advanced Climate Control products go on dry curls between wash days to tame frizz, redefine curls, add shine and refresh styles.
The new customizable styling contains a combination of sea moss, okra and aloe vera moisturizes and defines the hair while protecting hair from humidity and fighting frizz, without the silicones, sulfates and alcohol. You can choose your hold level – from light to strong – as well as your fragrance. t also is formulated specifically for your zip code.
This super light hot oil treatment uses safflower oil to coat the hair to fight frizz, virgin olive oil to add shine and Spanish almond oil to strength hair by coating the shaft.
This spray creates long-lasting, flexible control for smooth, shiny results. It contains Vitamin E, Argan OIl and Thermal Polymre as well as an Anti-Static agent.
This hard-working serum promises up to 72-hour frizz control even in 97% humidity, using a blend of argan oil, vitamin E, plant protein, and conditioning agents.
This new frizz-fighting collection is made with a silicone-free polymer plant shield and botanical smoothing oil blend. The collection includes cleansers, conditioners as well as several styling products and treatments like the Aveda Smooth Infusion Style-Prep Smoother which fights humidity for up to 12 hours.
One of the more innovative new options is the Superzero Hair Serum Bar, which contains a proprietary blend of silicone-free plant-based and vegan actives to reduce frizz, improve color maintenance, and enhance protection against heat and UV damage. To use, you gently massage the bar between dry hands to release serum onto palms.
With crunch, this moisturizing gel freezes your curl pattern in place even on the most humid days. In addition to fighting frizz, it moisturizes curls with such ingredients as shea butter, prickly pear oil and pumpkin seed oil.
The leave-in condtiioner uses enriched with organic, cold-pressed almond oil and hyaluronic acid, to smooth textured hair, prevent frizz and protects against humidity.
This superpowered spray fights frizz for up to 72 hours. Key ingredients include Morpho-Kératine™ Complex, which Restores the hair fiber’s uniformity, provides manageability and anti-frizz protection. It contains such ingredients as coconut oil and Vitamin E to moisturize and protect curls.
Bed Head Showdowns has a firm 3 out of 5 hold to fight frizz, combat humidity and deliver a smooth finish. Showdown is a compressed hairspray meaning it uses 56% less packaging and lasts as long as your usual 10.6 oz can
This lightweight finishing formula is infused with a nourishing blend of rosehip, argan, and coconut oils to smooth hair, enhance shine, tame frizz, and thermal protect up to 450°F.
Scientifically formulated for all frizz-prone hair types, Nexxus Ultralight Smooth Frizz Defy Cream Serum is a fast-absorbing formula made to smooth and soften hair for up to 72 hours. Crafted with our exclusive ProteinFusion™ Blend, this smooth hair superstar weightlessly wraps around each hair fiber to create an invisible barrier that repels humidity while adding natural body and movement.
This anti-humidity finishing spray shields hair from frizz on the most humid days, protecting sleek blowouts and perfect curls alike. It contains Oribe Signature Complex (Watermelon, Lychee and Edelweiss Flower”> which defends hair from oxidative stress, photoaging and the deterioration of natural keratin.
This natural-hold, silicone-free spray holds while repelling frizz. If you love volume then this spray is for you, its lightweight formula contains polymers that provide a “no shell” hold that looks natural and won’t weigh down your curls.
The Clump & Define Cream is a multi-purpose luxurious leave-in cream that can lightly hold & soften your hair at the same time. Ingredients include 10 exotic oils from the Middle East, North Africa & the Mediterranean areas, including organic black seed oil, avocado, Egyptian abyssinian oil, Moroccan rose and argan oil.
The multi-functional leave-in serum fights frizz while also detangling, moisturizing, defining and protecting from heat. It can be used on wet or dry waves, curls and coils.
This hair dryer and its revolutionary diffuser – a massive 8 inches in diameter – were developed to provide even, gentle heat to minimize damage and reduce frizz. . It even has prongs at the back, so you don’t have to hold it while using it.
A unique blend of clinically active ingredients with nourishing Indian oils, this serum is able to nourish damaged hair cuticles. You can use it on your scalp, as a pre-poo, or on damp, clean hair to help with frizz and dryness.
This lightweight, invisible heat protecting and style extending spray that is clinically proven to protect hair against frizz and humidity for 24 hours.
This kit takes a DIY approach to frizz-free hair, leaving your natural texture while making it more resistant to frizz. It lasts up to six weeks It is free of parabens, phthalates or formaldehydes.
This richly textured, indulgent treatment was developed with high-performing plant based and natural derived lipid ingredients including illipe and kokum butters that work together to minimize frizz, static, and flyaways.
25. Olaplex No. 9
The latest offering from Olaplex is weightless, leave-in, silicone-free hair serum to shield hair from pollution for 48 hours and provide heat protection up to 450°F. The silicone-free formula is made with red algae extract and Olaplex® Bond Building Technology™.
The Nourishing Curl Serum by Andrew Fitzsimons quenches thirsty curls with hydrating Jojoba Oil infused moisture that leaves locks bouncy, weightless and glossy. Designed to improve manageability and smooth frizz and flyaways, so you can kick dry, damaged hair to the curb.
Which new frizz products are you excited to try?