7 Hair Tools You Never Knew You Needed

Your hair will thank you

Do you dream of having a glorious, thick, shiny mane similar to Blake Lively’s or Kim Kardashian West? Besides using some slick tricks (*ahem* tons of extensions), no doubt these beautifully tressed women rely on more than a good blowout to achieve their impeccable ‘dos.

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We’re talking about seven specific must-have hair tools that don’t require a ton of space in your drawer — but will make your hair look next level amazing.


1. Kiss Instawave Automatic Curler

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Are you super awk when it comes to creating perfect curls? Well, you won’t be any longer with the Kiss Instawave Automatic Curler ($50), a fully automatic curler that instantly creates long-lasting curls without you having to break a sweat. Simply place a section of hair on the InstaWave and watch it magically transform your straight hair into curly locks.


2. Nishida Bobby Pins

Annoyed whenever you ace the perfect up do only for it to fall apart ten minutes later? That won’t ever be the case when you use Nishida Bobby Pins ($25 for 520 pins). These high quality pins are praised by hair pros because, thanks to their consistent strength, they NEVER fall out of hair.


3. Duckbill Clips

Another must-have by hair pros: duckbill clips. These are perfect for sectioning off your hair, whether you’re curling it or attempting a fancy up do. They’re also great to use when you need to get your hair off your face when applying makeup. Basically, they should belong in your makeup bag NOW. Colortrak Duckbill Clips, $5.


4. InfinitiPro Hot Ionic Straightening Brush by Conair

Your straightening iron and your fave paddle brush come together in one brilliant beauty invention: The InfinitiPro Hot Ionic Straightening Brush by Conair ($45). It helps create uniform smooth, straight locks without losing volume or creating frizz. You’ll never want to brush your hair any other way again.


5. BaByliss PRO Nano Titanium Volare V1 Full-size Blow Dryer

Whether you have naturally curly hair or have straight tresses, everyone needs a high-quality hair dryer in their beauty drawer. Investing in a professional one like, BaByliss PRO Nano Titanium Volare V1 Full-size Dryer ($160), is a great idea because it dries hair faster with less damage, so that it looks smooth and silky — and not fried. Plus, the dryer itself will last longer. 


6. Tangle Teezer

This small brush packs a huge punch when it comes to detangling heavy duty knots. It easily glides through tangled hair, and can be used on wet or dry hair. And we love that it’s super compact, making it easy to travel with too. Tangle Teezer, $16.


7. Michael Van Clarke 3 More Inches Large Professional Comb

If you don’t have a wide-toothed comb yet, get this one. While a brush will break your wet hair, a wide-tooth comb, like Michael Van Clarke 3 More Inches Large Professional Comb ($40), will detangle and keep your locks smooth without breaking a single strand. Leave your brush for when your hair’s dry.