This past year, we all got to know our hair a little better and that's because, well, we didn't have much of a choice. With our hairstylists and colorists not-so-readily available, many of us have had to learn how to cut, dye, and style our own hair. Oh, and we've had to adopt a strategy for keeping it healthy all the while.
But through trial, error, and a little bit of experimentation, you readers have managed not only to pick up some new hair skills but also to discover (and rediscover) products to help get you through tough times if the 2021 Readers' Choice Award winners are any indication. You kept your strands clean and moisturized with Ogx's super-affordable Renewing + Argan Oil of Morocco Shampoo, and shelled out a few extra (well-spent) dollars to help it stay strong with Briogeo's Don't Despair, Repair! Deep Conditioning Mask, which, once again, is basking in the glow of the RCA winners' circle.
When pandemic boredom drove you to a dye job, eSalon's Custom Hair Color Set was what you reached for, Batiste's Classic Dry Shampoo stopped greasy roots from interfering with those camera-on Zoom calls, and Moroccanoil's Curl Definer kept your texture looking great year-round.
Whichever way you look at it, despite the madness, one good thing to come out of 2020 is a renewed relationship with our hair. And we'd wager that plenty of scalps are thankful for it too.
Ahead, all the hair-care products that you loved in 2020 and likely will continue to love once 2021 is in the rearview mirror.
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