You can be someone who is lazy to put a lot of effort into styling your hair or the total opposite and damage it continuously with heat styling. No matter the reason, there is no judgment here. Or if you want to factor in the humidity during the summer season that leaves hair looking frizzy, most of us are familiar with the constant struggle.
That’s when the holy grail air drying products come in to save the day. Only letting hair be and dry itself does not result in beautifully manageable hair. Products that promote softness tackle frizz and give your natural texture shine are a must in your hairstyling routine.
I have rounded up the best air-dry products that will save you time and energy after each wash. You will be able to find products that maximize your natural texture, maintain volume throughout the day, or fight untamable locks.
L'Oréal Paris Advanced Hairstyle AIR DRY IT Ruffled Body Mousse
Enhance your hair's natural shape definition and texture with this mousse that does not leave any residue. This rich, lightweight foam builds body, enhances waves and curls, and provides hold for a voluminous hairstyle. It has a pleasant, floral smell that doesn't last more than 30 mins. When the hair dries and after combing, your hair will result in voluminous and fluffy locks. It also helps define waves/curls while cutting out the frizz.
Bumble and Bumble Don't Blow It Hair Styler
This hair cream is formulated with lightweight polymers that enhance texture and adding bounce and airiness—with zero crunch for the perfect air-dry style. The products absorbs quickly into the hair allowing it to dry smoothly while keeping it hydrated. It helps protect against the drying effects of the sun. It gives fine hair lots of body for a great tousled look. but doesn't leave it feeling stiff.
COLOR WOW Dream Coat for Curly Hair
This weightless and moisturizing spray aligns, defines perfectly bundled, silky, hydrated curls with a glossy shine. Make sure to spray section by section and then let air dry. It is nonsticky, doesn't dry out the hair, and tames flyaway frizzies. It makes curly hair enhanced, voluminous, and manageable. Works great as a refresher spray also the next day.
John Frieda Frizz Ease Dream Curls Air Dry Waves Styling Foam
This styling foam provides lightweight, air dry styling that enhances natural curls. It is suitable for all hair types and is safe for chemically and color-treated hair. With more frequent use, curls get silky, soft, shiny, and tame. Your hair will look and feel voluminous, conditioned, and soft with waves that stay at least 3 days.
OUAI Air Dry Foam
This foam helps you achieve natural wave patterns for more consistency softens strands, fights frizz and adds definition. If you are looking for something that is easy to use and maintains the wave, this product is infused with Kale Extract for a texture that lasts. It makes your style look effortless. It does not contain parabens, sulfates nor phthalates.
Moroccanoil Hydrating Styling Cream
This leave-in styling cream sets the stage for smooth, hydrated, and frizz, free hair. Infused with antioxidants and rich argan oil it tames flyaway hairs while the soft formula conditions and prepares hair for styling. This Moroccan hydrating cream is wonderful if your hair is dry to keep it soft and healthy, where the humidity is high. It serves whether you want to straighten or leave your hair curly. It also refreshes next day hair.
Living proof Perfect Hair Day 5 In 1 Styling Treatment
A styling treatment with heat and UV protection that lets you style and treat in one step for smoothness, volume, conditioning, strength. It is free of parabens, and silicone and a little goes a long way. It does a great job protecting hair ends and color. If you have naturally curly hair that can be frizzy and dry, this product gives curls definition and shine without weighing them down. It makes the hair shiny, smooth, and manageable.
Garnier Fructis Pure Clean Detangler + Air Dry
An affordable product that gently unties knots and allows you to air dry while it controls frizz. This spray contains Aloe extract and Vitamin E that help restore your hair’s smoothness, softness, and shine. If you have long and curly hair that tends to break a lot when trying to get tangles out this is ideal for you. It has a great scent and doesn't leave hair sticky.
SEXYHAIR Healthy Fresh Hair Air Dry Styling Mousse
This is a lightweight, non-aerosol styling mousse to help enhance natural hair texture. It also protects hair from humidity to keep the style from going flat. Enhanced with Mimosa Oil and moonstones it does not make hair look greasy even if you have thin hair or an oily scalp.