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Fine, thick, straight, curly, and everything in between: Here's just what you need to treat your crowning glory.

1. Garnier Whole Blends
We love this comprehensive collection of shampoos, conditioners, and treatments. Each of the six lines contains ingredients to target a specific concern. ($4.50 to $7 each; drugstores)

2. Oribe The Cleanse Clarifying Shampoo and Essential Antidote Replenishing Conditioner
Volcanic ash in the shampoo removes buildup; the conditioner protects with antioxidants. ($44 and $46;

3. Dove Regenerative Nourishment Shampoo and Conditioner
Need serious damage control? This duo strengthens brittle strands and helps prevent breakage with a cocktail of keratin and red algae. ($5 each; drugstores)

4. Redken Genius Wash
When your hair needs extra moisturizing, replace your usual shampoo with this low-sudsing alternative, packed with hydrating apricot oil and strengthening protein. ($30;

5. Pantene Pro-V 3 Minute Miracle Deep Conditioners
Transform dry, fine, damaged or frizzy strands into envy-inducing hair—pronto!—with these four treatments. ($5 each; drugstores)
"Pantene Pro-V 3 Minute Miracle Deep Conditioner made my hair amazingly soft and tamed the frizz!" —O's Circle of Friends Member Elissa Elliott

6. Living Proof No Frizz Nourishing Oil
This blend, tailored specifically for coarse strands, tackles frizz and softens without weighing hair down. ($38;

7. Nexxus New York Salon Care Exxpand+ Volumizing Whip
Want a double-duty styler? Apply this light-hold cream to wet or dry hair to build body or smooth flyaways. ($13; drugstores)

8. Aloxxi Split Ends Mend
If you're like most of us, you put your hair through a lot. Treat overprocessed, heat-styled hair to some R&R with nourishing peptides and amino acids. ($22;

9. Sally Hershberger 24K Shine Revival Brilliant Dry Conditioning Spray
Moisturizing vitamin B5 makes dry hair silky, while UV protectors prevent color fade. ($28;

10. Shu Uemura Color Lustre Dry Cleaner
Extend your style with this translucent spray. It hydrates dry ends and absorbs oil without leaving chalky residue. ($39;

11. John Frieda Root Blur
Conceal regrowth with these two-tone powders in four shades: Use the light or dark options alone, or blend for custom color. ($20; drugstores)

12. Clairol Nice 'n Easy CC+ ColorSeal Conditioner
The best conditioner—hydrating, color protective—used to be only in DIY dye kits. Now it's sold separately in three shades. ($4.50; drugstores)