Achieve The On-Trend Liquid Hair Look With These Products

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Hair so shiny it looks like liquified glass is the latest frizz-free hair frenzy. Moreover, this hair style that flows like a river of pure liquid magic isn't just for modern-day goddesses like Jennifer Lopez and Kim Kardashian. Until now, it may have seemed like some combination of Photoshop-savvy and downright sorcery, but Allure confirms that you can absolutely achieve the on-trend liquid hair look at home.


The ultra-shine trend was popular in 2018, and Real Simple and Glamour confirm the hair trend is back. Even stylist Brittany Harrington uses the technique to glam up her clients, which include Teresa Giudice from "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" and Ariana and Brielle Biermann from "The Real Housewives of Atlanta." But how did the liquid hair trend start?

In a word, Appleton. Chris Appleton, hair artist to the stars, is credited with the trend by many industry experts, including InStyle. In fact, his Instagram feed is basically a catalogue of enviable looks. In other words, he's known for hair so shiny and perfectly coiffed that it'll inspire you to skip the snooze button and heat up your flat iron. And guess what? Chris Appleton will be right there, cheering you on!


Well, sort of. In the quest for liquid hair, you'll need to invest in a few products, and Appleton's ColorWow line is just one of many fabulous options.

Add these shine-enhancing hair care products to your daily routine

Chris Appleton has stocked market shelves with liquid hair success. So, if you want your locks to sparkle, POP + LOCK Frizz-Control and Glossing Serum from Color Wow should be your go-to product. Listed as an under $40 beauty favorite by InStyle, it pairs well with the line's other shine-inducing offerings.


Generally speaking, saving time in your beauty routine is always a win. That's where DryBar swoops in with its Liquid Glass Instant Glossing Rinse. In fact, the shine-enhancing rinse takes just 10 seconds in the shower and even gets love from Glossy.

A flat iron and nourishing hair oil will help achieve ultra-glossy hair

If you're looking to achieve shiny, sleek hair, make sure to nourish your strands. The Zoe Report noted that Hidden Crown's Argan Oil Hair Serum is popping up in red carpet moments as of late. As a matter of fact, it's perfect for moisturizing, reducing frizz, and restoring shine, all for less than $20. Then, using a flat iron can smooth the hair and increase its glossy look. Mane Addicts recommends CHI Lava 2.0 Hairstyling Iron to achieve a super-high sheen.


These vegan hair treatments reduce frizz and deliver big-time nourishment

Vegan beauties, rejoice! We've uncovered the best vegan, cruelty-free foundations, and now glossy, shiny hair is just minutes away with these vegan hair treatments. Even Real Simple thinks Pacifica's Vegan Silk Instant Gloss Mask makes the liquid hair trend, well, really simple. It uses fermented, plant-sourced ingredients to deliver major strength, sheen, and gorgeousness. Along the same lines, allyoos' Juice Drench is the 15-minute mango butter-based mask that Refinery29 swears by. 


Finish your look with a hair serum for dramatic mirror-like hair on the go

The final step in achieving the on-trend liquid hair look is a burst of shine serum on your dried and styled mane. Japanese beauty products are particularly renowned for their excellence, per Allure. Notably, Masami's Mekabu Hydrating Shine Serum uses seaweed to impart some serious nourishment (and shine!) to your flowy locks. Or, you might opt for the jojoba seed oil-infused Gloss N Go from Chita Beauty. This easy liquid hair solution is a powerful shine-boosting spritz.


Shine on, beauties!