Entertainment Fashion & Style Best Drugstore Buys: Hair Products Stock up on these 10 classics (plus, they're not expensive!) Share PINTEREST Email Print Fashion & Style Hair Accessories Tops & Sweaters Dresses Skirts Jeans Pants Outerwear Lingerie & Swimwear Do It Yourself Shoes Skincare Advice Makeup Fragrance Tattoos and Body Piercings Kids and Teens Bumps & Babies Learn More By Julyne Derrick Contributing Writer Texas Lutheran University American University Julyne Derrick is a freelance beauty writer and contributing writer for Byrdie. our editorial process Julyne Derrick Updated July 14, 2017 You don't have to buy all your products from a salon to look flawless. You can get great hairstyling and haircare products from your local drugstore or grocery store. So of the 1000s of products lining the beauty aisles, what's worth buying? Here's the scoop on what to stock up on your next visit to the drugstore... Don't miss: How to Properly Apply Hair ProductsBest Hair Products: Shampoos, Flat Hair Fixes & More Best Overall Shampoo: Pantene Pro-V Courtesy of Amazon.com For years, Pantene Pro-V shampoo and conditioners have made the "best of" lists in magazines and on Websites. It's a classic best drugstore buy and perhaps the best shampoo and conditioner on the market for under $10. Choose yours based on several formulations for dry, oily, aging, damaged, colored and normal hair. Don't miss: Best Shampoos for All Hair TypesBest Shampoos for Fine Hair Best Drugstore Hair Color: L'Oreal Courtesy of Amazon.com When it comes to drugstore hair color, you can't beat L'Oreal products. These work best if you are going a shade or two lighter or darker, or if you are trying to cover up stubborn gray hair. Don't miss: Guide to Coloring Your Own HairHow to Touch-Up Dark Roots Best Inexpensive Hair Dryer: Conair Ionic Thermal Shine Courtesy of Amazon.com When it comes to hair dryers, you want power, nozzle attachments, and temperature settings. The Conair Ionic Thermal Shine is the next best thing to a salon-grade dryer. Don't miss: Best Curling IronsBest HairbrushesBest Blow Dryers Best Fix for Oily Hair Days: Pssssst! Dry Shampoo Courtesy of Amazon.com My sister-in-law has enviable, wash-it-once-a-week hair and it turns out her best-kept secret in her beauty arsenal is this dry shampoo. She said a colleague who swears by it turned her on to the product.y it turned her on to the product. She has good taste because Pssssst! is one of the most beloved drugstore brands among reviewers. It first entered the market in the 70s and is having a resurgence in popularity. Not only is the retro packaging cool, but the price is low and the finish — though a bit powdery — is pretty decent for a drugstore brand. Don't miss: Flat Hair? Best Products for Fine HairDry Shampoos: The 11 Best Ponytail Holders: Goody Ouchless Courtesy of Amazon.com Whoever invented the "Ouchless" ponytail holder has my highest regards. Not only do these not tear or pull at hair, but they come in a number of shades (including hair-toned hues) and they are cheap to boot. These beat standard hair elastics any day. Best Volumizer: Garnier Fructis Style Volume Inject Mousse Courtesy of Amazon.com Now I'm a Bumble and Bumble fan when it comes to styling products, but if I had to use a drugstore volumizer, I'd buy Garnier's brand because it was an Allure Magazine reader's choice award winner. According to Allure, it pumps up hair without weighing it down or making it greasy and it smells like Jolly Ranchers. Don't miss: Flat Hair? Best Products for Fine Hair Best De-Frizzer: John Frieda Frizz-Ease Courtesy of Amazon.com Any woman with curly hair knows a good de-frizzer is a must-have to keep hair in check. This is a tried-and-true serum that gets big kudos from the beauty mags. Don't miss: How to Care for Curly HairHow to Tame Super Curly Hair10 Best Products for Frizzy Hair Best Shampoo for Blonde Hair: John Frieda Sheer Blonde Courtesy of Amazon.com This gentle cleanser won't strip away your expensive blonde highlights and it protects hair from chlorine, which is found in tap water (yucch). Shampoo for Colored Hair: Redken Color Extend Courtesy of Amazon.com I have been a fan of Redken's Color Extend since I got a bottle a couple years ago when it was first out on the market. I'm a big fan. It leaves hair feeling gorgeous and you know that your very pricey color isn't getting washed out with every shampoo. Don't miss: DIY? How to Pick the Right Hair ColorCan You Go Blonde?Guide to Coloring Your Own Hair Best Hairspray: Aqua Net Courtesy of Amazon.com My mother always used this and it stinks to high heaven, but you gotta love the way this classic hairspray holds hair in place. Plus, Enzo Angileri, a famous hairstylist to the stars (think Charlize Theron) uses it to get big waves. First, he mists wet hair with Aqua Net, then he wraps sections around Velcro rollers and lets them air dry (this, according to Elle Magazine).