The Best Air Dry Hair Products to Help You Live Your Best Life

Because sometimes you need help when you're pinched for time!

By Emily Spain Jul 31, 2021 12:00 AMTags
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The age-old debate: To air dry hair or heat style your locks? It's all too relatable especially with more time at home. While using various heat tools can you help you achieve a polished look for any occasion in less time, it can also have damaging effects on your mane. But on the flip side, air drying can to lead frizzy, untamed locks, which makes us ultimately resort to our flat iron and curling tools. However, the key to mastering a chic air dried mane is using the correct hair products!

We've rounded up eight products that will allow you to let your hair dry naturally while helping you achieve a shiny, frizz-free hairdo. Whether you have curly, straight or wavy hair, there's a product out there for you!

See below for our top air dry hair products.

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Cuvée Beauty Champagne Infused Air Dry Mist

This crème-to-mist formula is the definition of luxury! Besides being infused with champagne extracts from France, this mist is packed with ceramides, resveratrol, truffle extracts, platinum extracts, pea proteins and panthenol/B5. The nourishing blend of hair-loving ingredients works to strengthen and moisture your mane while delivering enviable shine.

Ouai Air Dry Foam

With powerful ingredients like kale protein, panthenol and carrot protein, this time-saving wash and wear foam will help you get the perfect air-dried waves!

IGK Rich Kid Coconut Oil Air Dry Styler

This coconut oil-infused gel will help you achieve frizz-free, wavy locks. Just rub product between palms, run it through nearly dry hair and let your hair naturally dry. It's also great for heat styling!

In Common Magic Mist Universal Elixir

You may think of In Common's Magic Mist Universal Elixir as a heat-protection must-have, which it def is, but this leave-in is also a fabulous air-dry product. It detangles like a dream and eliminates frizz while sealing and reinforcing your hair's cuticles.

R+CO Dreamhouse Cold Pressed Watermelon Wave Spray

With notes of deep palo santo, white cedarwood, smoky tobacco leaf, fresh pine needles and water lily, this multi-tasking hair mist will not only make your hair smell amazing, it will also provide UV protection and major shine.

R+Co Bleu Surreal Styling Serum

For silky soft and frizz-free hair, we suggest this styling serum! It features the brand's proprietary Bleu Molecule Complex that will help repair and strengthen all hair types. It's a game changer for air drying hair.

Moroccanoil Hydrating Styling Cream

Perfect for nearly every hair type, this styling cream will condition, hydrate and reduce frizz while letting your hair naturally dry. It's also packed with nourishing ingredients like Argan Oil and Behentrimonium Chloride.

Bumble and Bumble Don't Blow It Fine Hair Air Dry Styler

With a UVA/UVB filter and texture-enhancing blend, this Bumble and bumble styler will protect your hair while giving you natural texture, bouncy locks and zero crunch.

Alterna My Hair My Canvas Easy Does It Air-Dry Balm

Thanks to a blend of ingredients like white charcoal, waterlily extract and prickly pear oil, this magical balm will reduce air-drying time and help keep frizz at bay.

Rahua Air Dry Spray

Comb this spray through your hair and let it work its magic! It features a blend of botanical gums, natural sugars, aloe and hibiscus to help hair shine and keep its natural texture.

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-Originally published on March 24, 2021 at 3:51 p.m. PST.