There’s nothing simple about a random search on Ulta’s website. Trust me, I’ve tried it. Even if you zero in on just one type of product, like hot tools, you’ll be hit with pages upon pages of results and eventually, find yourself looking at things that have absolutely nothing to do with what you were initially searching for. It’s both a beauty and curse because more often than not, you end up discovering something that would actually do your routine some good. Personally, I’ve found that the best hair products at Ulta 2021 are discovered this way.
Because while reading product reviews can be informational and highly amusing, it’s a time-suck that most of us don’t have time for. So in an effort to at least make your hair journey a bit more efficient, I’ve got a rundown of the Ulta hair products that continue to don the best-seller badge. They’re a hodge-podge of well, everything; from color-protectant shampoos and conditioners to non-crunchy gel and multifunctional hot tools. Some won’t cost more than an expensive lunch; others…not so much. But overall, there’s a motley crew that covers an impressively wide gamut of needs. Keep scrolling for a closer look.
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Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PhD) Dry Shampoo
There’s a reason this dry shampoo is so popular. It actually absorbs oils, neutralizes any odors and leaves behind a scent that’s not overwhelming.
Pattern Leave-In Conditioner
Fans love Tracee Ellis Ross’ leave-in conditioner for the way it detangles and seals in moisture, restoring curls.
AG Fast Food Leave On Conditioner
Not to be confused with the new Popeye’s Chicken Sandwich, this different kind of fast food is a nutrient-rich conditioner that delivers moisturizing humectants to coat and penetrate dry hair fast.
BaBylissPRO Nano Titanium Ultra-Thin Straightening Iron
With 50 heat settings and a threshold of 450 degrees, this slimly-designed flat iron delivers quick and easy styling, thanks to five-inch titanium plates.
Kitsch Blush Satin Scrunchies
These satin charmeuse scrunchies minimize that dreaded bend in your hair from usual hair ties, plus the soft material protects strands against frizz and breakage.
DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel
This moisturizing styler forms a protective cast around defined curls without causing an ashy, crunchy finish.
Dyson Airwrap Complete Styler
This next-level, all-in-one styling set includes airwrap barrels for creating a variety of curl shapes, smoothing brushes for taming flyaways, a round brush for adding volume, and a pre-style dryer that quickly takes hair from soaking wet to damp.
It’s a 10 Miracle Hair Mask
Whether you want to use it as a daily conditioner or a weekly treatment, this rich conditioner delivers antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals to damaged hair by way of plant oils and extracts.
Matrix Biolage ColorLast Conditioner
Pair your color shampoo with this color conditioner to keep your dye job vibrant and make detangling a breeze.
Not Your Mother’s Curl Defining Detangler
Gentle enough for everyday use and made with all plant-derived ingredients, this daily treatment enhances the shape and definition of your curls with continued use.
Ouidad Advanced Climate Control Heat & Humidity Gel
Wheat protein and polymers form a cast around the hair to keep it from expanding as you endure a sweltering day.
Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Special Shampoo
A blend of tea tree, peppermint, and lavender for addressing buildup on the scalp and that irresistible cooling sensation to match.
Pureology Hydrate Condition
For thick, color-treated hair, this vegan conditioner includes a proprietary anti-fade complex for protecting color and plenty of plant oils for strengthening and detangling.
Redken All Soft Conditioner
A protein-infused, color-protecting conditioner that lifts the roots and delivers nutrients to the root of each hair cuticle for optimal growth.
Revlon One-Step Volumizer Hair Dryer
With two heat settings, a cooling option, tufted bristles, and rounded edges, you can dry and style the hair simultaneously.
Sugarbear Hair Vitamins 3-Month Supply Set
These berry-flavored vitamins are made with a trifecta of ingredients for promoting steady hair growth: biotin, folic acid, and vitamin D.
T3 Featherweight Compact Folding Dryer
The nine-foot cord and foldable handle mean you can store this in your suitcase and handle blow-outs on the go.