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In my head, I like to imagine that my hair is silky, shiny, straight out of a Pantene commercial—wind machine and all. In reality, it's a hot mess of Medusa curls that either remains pulled back into a ponytail or is subjected to a tedious heat-styling ritual necessary to make it presentable. When I go the styling route, Chi's Silk Infusion is one product I can't do without. I air-dry, then comb a quarter-size dollop of the leave-in treatment through my hair before attacking with a flat iron and curling iron (yes, both). The stuff smells strong—kind of like men's cologne—but it somehow makes my wavy, crazy-thick Helena Bonham Carter 'do a little more manageable. It's on the pricey side, but since a little goes a long way, it lasts forever. Snag a bottle here.
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