15 Drugstore Hair Care Products for Hot Hair on a Budget ...

By Lisa

Drugstore hair care products don’t always get the recognition they deserve. I mean, they’re affordable, easily available and many of them are really good quality products! Sure, there are a few bad apples here and there, but for the most part, I’ve been quite pleased. I’ve tried my share of my hair care products from high end to drugstore, but I always go back to the more familiar drugstore brands. So whether you’re a drugstore diva or only swear by high-end hair care, this list of drugstore hair care products is worth taking a look at!

Table of contents:

  1. neutrogena triple moisture deep recovery hair mask
  2. sexy hair concepts big sexy hair spray & play volumizing hairspray
  3. garnier fructis sleek & shine anti-frizz serum
  4. dove nourishing oil hair care detangler
  5. shea moisture raw shea butter moisture retention shampoo
  6. motions at home nourish leave-in conditioner
  7. aussie moist 3 minute miracle deeep conditioner
  8. clear deep nourishing treatment mask, damage & color repair
  9. paul mitchell tea tree special shampoo
  10. umberto roman oil serum
  11. john frieda root awakening strength restoring smooth lotion
  12. desert essence organic jojoba oil
  13. john frieda luxurious volume lavish lift root booster
  14. tresemmé heat tamer spray
  15. big sexy hair volumizing detangler

1 Neutrogena Triple Moisture Deep Recovery Hair Mask

Neutrogena is one of the most popular brands of drugstore hair care products. This deep recovery hair mask makes for an ideal weekly treatment to hydrate and baby your hair from a week of the sun, heat styling and whatever else it might have gone through! Get yours at drugstore.com for $6.99.

2 Sexy Hair Concepts Big Sexy Hair Spray & Play Volumizing Hairspray

Who doesn’t want big, sexy hair? This Spray & Play hairspray allows you do to just that. Spray this on to lock in the style and forget about it. No need to keep checking your hair to see it if it’s still in place, this stuff works. It’s a got a super strong hold but it's still lightweight and helps control frizz. Get your can at Target; price varies by store.

3 Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine anti-Frizz Serum

Do you have a head of wild hair that needs some taming? Garnier’s Anti-Frizz Serum seeks to tame frizz, hydrate and add luster to your locks. It’ll help make styling much easier and more manageable. It’s noted to control frizz in even 97% humidity with its blend of oils and apricot. Try this out at Walmart for a mere $4.97!

4 Dove Nourishing Oil Hair Care Detangler

If one of your hair care concerns is having hair that’s prone to tangles like me, you’ll love this Dove detangler! All hair types can benefit from this detangling spray that helps get the tangles out, smooths, softens and adds shine. Many people report their hair being much easier to comb through and manage, and it leaves behind a great scent! Find this at Target for $3.94.

5 Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo

Ladies looking for a gentle, moisturizing shampoo for dry hair, look no further! Shea Moisture makes some of the best all-natural hair care products around, and their Moisture Retention Shampoo is one of the best. If you have dry, damaged hair, this shampoo will help restore moisture and help repair over-processed hair. Get yours at Target for $9.99.

6 Motions at Home Nourish Leave-in Conditioner

Motions At Home Leave-in conditioner is an excellent drugstore hair product for African-American beauties! This conditioner received high marks for hydrating, fighting frizz, detangling, strengthening and protecting hair all while smelling great. Spritz this on any time your hair needs some extra moisture and watch it shine. Find it at Walgreens for $3.99.

7 Aussie Moist 3 Minute Miracle Deeep Conditioner

If you’re in the market for a new conditioner, Aussie makes a pretty impressive one that works like a deep conditioner in only 3 minutes! It can be hard to carve out a half hour just to condition your hair, so try using this fast-acting, ultra-hydrating conditioner to repair and restore your hair. Find yours at Walmart for $2.97.

8 Clear Deep Nourishing Treatment Mask, Damage & Color Repair

Ladies who color their hair know how important it is to use color-safe hair care products. This treatment mask was made especially for those who color their hair to prevent breakage, nourish the scalp, soften the hair and condition all types of hair. Your commitment is only three minutes at least once a week for stronger, softer hair! Buy it at Target for $4.99.

9 Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Special Shampoo

The most expensive drugstore hair product on this list goes to this Tea Tree Special Shampoo. Although you can get other dandruff shampoos at a fraction of the price, this shampoo got rave reviews for soothing itchy scalps, thoroughly cleansing hair and improving hair health. Invigorate your hair and scalp for $15.49 at drugstore.com.

10 Umberto Roman Oil Serum

If you know anything about oil treatments, you know that this particular oil serum is all the rage right now! If your hair is dry, brittle and completely drained, this is the serum that will completely rejuvenate your hair. Smooth it onto your wet hair and in no time at all, you'll feel the frizz gone and it'll be super shiny.$12.99 at Target.com.

11 John Frieda Root Awakening Strength Restoring Smooth Lotion

Taming hair, especially in the summer when the humidity is horrible and in the winter, when it gets completely dried out can be hard! If you are anything like me, you want manageable hair that you have control over -- that's what this root awakening lotion does. It's lightweight and will give style and bounce to your hair. Get yours for $5.97 at Walmart.

12 Desert Essence Organic Jojoba Oil

If you're looking for an oil that will leave not just your hair beautiful, but also your skin looking bright and brilliant, this is the oil for you. Not only will this oil help treat your hair and scalp, but with just one treatment you'll instantly feel your hair changing.Buy it at Drugstore.com for $13.99.

13 John Frieda Luxurious Volume Lavish Lift Root Booster

John Frieda is known for his beautiful concepts and products and this one is no different. If you've been dying for volume that is loud and will stay put, this is the spray that you need! Just a little spritz right at the roots when you are blow drying your hair makes all of the difference in the world. Find it at Walmart for $5.47.

14 Tresemmé Heat Tamer Spray

Flat irons, curling irons and hairdryers are just a few of the products that heat up our hair so that we can style it and truthfully, that can damage your hair! If you've been damaging your hair a ton, this is the spray that you need! Just a spritz on before you heat up and you'll be protecting your precious tresses. Get it at Drugstore,com for $4.23.

15 Big Sexy Hair Volumizing Detangler

Finally, detangling your hair can be a real chore but if you have this particular drugstore hair product, you'll instantly feel your hair change and it'll be easier to detangle and easier to keep that volume up.Find it at StockNGo.com for $9.82.

That about finishes my list of craveworthy drugstore hair products! There were numerous brands and products that deserved a mention, but alas this list is only so long. Did I miss your favorite drugstore hair product? What is your drugstore hair care must-have?

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