Hair

You voted for your favorite hair products in March -- and here are your Readers' Choice winners. While your votes were coming in, Total Beauty editors were testing hundreds of new products for the "Rising Star Editors' Pick" awards, which you'll also find below. And now, on to the winners...

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Readers' Choice

Conair Cord-Keeper Compact Styler

This dryer has muliple speeds, a cool shot, and two convenient attachments. The cord retractor keeps it nice and neat.

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CHI Turbo Ceramic Ionic Hair Dryer

This dryer is really quiet, really light, and minimizes frizz compared to other blow dryers. Totally worth the investment.

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Sam Villa E-T.C. Light Professional Ionic Blow Dryer

It dries even the thickest hair in just four minutes and it's super light. Every time we use it, people comment on how nice our hair looks. We're hooked.

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Hot Tools Tempest 2000 Salon Turbo IONIC Dryer

This is lightweight (no sore arms), gives off strong heat, and is actually good for our hair.

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Nexxus Humectress Ultimate Moisturizing Conditioner

It moisturizes and leaves my hair soft, shiny, and silky -- and it protects against damaging UV rays.

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Aussie Moist Conditioner

Smells fantastic and the scent lasts all day. After just one use, my hair feels so soft. This is definitely on the top of my list now.

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Redken All Soft Conditioner

This really does make our hair amazingly soft. And it smells awesome.

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Alterna Bamboo UV+ Color Protection Vibrant Color Conditioner

This lightweight product leaves hair feeling clean and soft, not weighed down.

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Infiniti by Conair Professional Nano Tourmaline Ceramic 1 1/4" Curling Iron

It makes my hair shiny and curls defined for days. The barrel is smooth and coated with ceramic so it doesn't tug on my hair.

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Conair Satin Finish 1

I swear by this curling iron, whether I need loose curls or tight I can do it all. The price is the cherry on top!

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Sultra The Bombshell 1.5-inch Rod Curling Iron

This is so versatile -- you can get tight curls, loose waves, whatever you want. And it's so light that our arms don't get tired mid-curl.

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SarahPotempa BEACHWAVER Rotating Curling Iron

Even curling iron newbies can easily create natural-looking waves with this self-spinning iron. Brilliant.

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Aussie Moist 3 Minute Miracle Deeeeep Conditioner

Very nice product for the low price. It works wonders on my hair after all the heat abuse I give it.

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Biolage Hydratherapie Ultra-Hydrating Balm

My hair is so soft and silky when I'm rinsing this product out. You can see a difference immediately.

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Carol's Daughter Monoi Repairing Hair Mask

This mask is hair heaven in a tub. The monoi scent is pure vacation -- and the formula is rich enough for coarse hair but light enough for fine hair.

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NeXXus Pro·Mend Split End Binding Targeted Leave-In Treatment Creme

This makes ends look less fried and dry, and helps us go longer between salon visits.

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Herbal Essences Totally Twisted Curl Scrunching Gel

It gives me amazing hold and makes my hair soft instead of hard or flaky. Plus it doesn't cause breakage.

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Pantene Pro-V Fine Hair Solutions Weightless Body Building Gel

I cannot tell you how many people have given me compliments on how shiny and healthy my hair looks.

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Wella Velvet Amplifier

This gel adds some nice texture to hair and makes styling a breeze.

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Redken Velvet Gelatine 07

This adds volume and cuts down on drying time, so it's now a must-have.

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Garnier HerbaShine Color Creme

Not only does this hair color smell good but it delivers multi-dimensional color that covers grays, leaves hair soft and shiny, and has an easy and clean application because of the creme.

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L'Oréal Paris Excellence Creme

This is a fabulous hair dye for covering gray hair! It's thick and won't run on you. Plus, it leaves hair feeling silky and soft with long-lasting color!

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John Frieda Precision Foam Colour

The foam texture prevents any drippy mess on our bathroom floor and the color is deeply pigmented.

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Aveeno Living Color Color Preserving Shine Glaze

This adds an amazing amount of shine and makes any hair color more vibrant.

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Goody Ouchless Elastics

These are perfect for anyone looking for hairbands that don't rip out your hair, stay put where you want them, and retain their elasticity.

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Aveda Wooden Paddle Brush

It works great for styling and detangling -- the molded plastic bristles never snag my hair or scratch my scalp. Great quality, great value!

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Moroccanoil Ceramic Ionic Round Brush

This ceramic hairbrush is gentle for your hair and helps you get a perfect blowout at home.

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Goody Jewel Shine Brushes

This sounds like a gimmic but it really works! Our hair was noticeably shinier after styling with this brush.

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Moroccanoil Treatment

It has a very unique texture and increases smoothness in even the coarsest hair.

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Biosilk Silk Therapy

This product makes my damaged hair soft and silky. It smoothes the flyaways without weighing it down.

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Redken All Soft Argan-6 Oil

We love this multi-purpose product both as a conditioning treatment and for everyday styling.

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Aveda Color Conserve Daily Color Protect

Not only does this help our color last much longer, but it adds softness and shine as well.

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Aussie Mega Hair Spray

For the price, you can't beat this hairspray. It holds very well and I like the scent; it's not too strong.

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L'Oreal Paris Elnett Satin Hairspray

I'm shocked at how smooth my hair feels while still being held in place.

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Redken Fashion Work 12 Versatile Working Spray

This hairspray keeps styles in place all day with no crunchiness.

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Garnier Fructis Style Control UV Color Shield Anti-Humidity Hairspray

We love that this protects our hair color from the sun while keeping our styles from falling.

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Herbal Essences Totally Twisted Curl Boosting Mousse

This mousse makes my hair shiny and frizz-free, definately worth buying again and again. It also smells fantastic!

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Aveda Phomollient Styling Foam

I love the extra volume and body my hair has when I use this. Plus, it keeps my hair from turning into a big frizzy mess on those humid summer days.

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Blow Body by Blow

This adds beautiful texture and leaves hair soft and crunch-free after blow drying.

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Got2b Kinkier Gloss 'n Define Curling Mousse

This gives us defined curls that last all day, minus any crunchiness or stickiness.

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got2b Glued Styling Spiking Glue

It is the consistency of glue and seriously works. Everyone who borrows mine goes out in search of their own tube.

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Redken Water Wax 03 Shine Defining Pomade

Great for styling textured hair or giving short hair definition. Great for that bed-head look too.

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Samy Dry Icing Instant Re-Styler

This gives us the flexibility to play with our style, but still keeps it in place once we're done.

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Redken Tousle Whip 04 Soft Texturizing Cream-Wax

This is a fantastic finishing cream to add a bit of texture to waves or straight hair.

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Herbal Essences Hello Hydration Moisturizing Shampoo and Conditioner 2 in 1

It cleans my hair thoroughly while it conditions deeply.

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TRESemme Smooth & Silky Shampoo

I love how rich this shampoo is. It is a great price and value, and the scent is lovely.

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Head & Shoulders Itchy Scalp Care with Eucalyptus Shampoo

There's no need for prescription dandruff products when we've got this stocked in our showers.

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Living Proof Restore Shampoo

Geniuses at MIT developed Living Proof (literally!), and this restorative formula is their best yet. It restores damaged hair fast.

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Redken Color Extend Shampoo

It changes dull, muddy-looking color into a far shinier and more vibrant color with depth and dimension.

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Pantene Pro-V Color Preserve Shine Shampoo

It lathers well and leaves my hair feeling clean and moisturized. Most importantly, it does help retain color.

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Pureology Perfect 4 Platinum Shampoo

Love the smell and rich lather of this shampoo (and you don't have to be a blonde to use it).

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Aveeno Living Color Shampoo

This adds softness and protects our color -- what's not to like?

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Garnier Fructis Style Brilliantine Shine Glossing Spray

Makes my dull hair super glossy but never greasy. Smooths frizz and has a nice fruity scent too.

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Paul Mitchell Super Skinny Serum

This product makes your hair nice and shiny! Pleasant, slightly fruity scent.

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Moroccanoil Glimmer Shine Spray

It doesn't weigh down your hair and acts like a dry oil, so it's perfect for adding a quick boost of shine when you're done styling.

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Pureology Colour Stylist Radiance Amplifier

This product adds shine AND removes frizz with just an easy spritz. Hairstyling made easy.

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CHI Turbo Digital Microchip Ceramic Hairstyling Iron

I love this straightener. I have those annoying baby hairs on top of my head and it even works on those.

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Conair Infiniti 1

It keeps my hair straight and since it goes up to 460 degrees, it can straighten even the toughest and curliest hair.

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Hot Tools NanoCeramic 1"

Hair glides through this iron easily and comes out perfectly straight.

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Conair Infiniti Pro Oil-Infused Ceramic Flat Iron

The small plates make this ideal for short or fine hair, and for getting close to the scalp.

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TIGI Bed Head After-PartySmoothing Cream

This formula adds texture and reduces frizz. This is great for winter hair and helps to soften and detangle too.

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Frederic Fekkai Glossing Cream

This cream de-frizzes my hair and leaves it feeling soft and shiny.

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Alterna Bamboo Volume Plumping Strand Expand

While it seems odd that a cream would add volume, this really works! Plus hair feels soft and thick, not crunchy.

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Garnier Fructis Style Pure Clean Smoothing Cream

This both defines curls and gets rid of flyaways when we go straight.

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