Sometimes there is a big difference between salon quality hair products and the ones you can find at the drugstore. But other times, there’s really no difference at all.

Sifting through all the options to find the gems to replace all those expensive salon options is a huge chore that can get expensive fast. Luckily, hairstylist and YouTuber Kayley Melissa gives us the inside scoop on drugstore dupes of expensive products. She gives us her favorites in all the important styling categories.

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Here are her top picks:

Creams and serums for shine and smoothness:

Salon product: Moroccanoil Treatment Light ($50)
Drugstore dupe: Kardashian Beauty Blow Dry Cream ($10)

Volumizing powders:

Salon product: Osis Dust It Volumizing Powder ($22)
Drugstore dupe: Schwarzkopf Styliste Ultime Biotin + Volume & Texture Magic Volume Powder ($6)

Heat protectant spray:

Salon product: Paul Mitchell Hot Off The Press Heat Spray ($20)
Drugstore dupe: Schwarzkopf Styliste Ultime Crystal Shine and Hold Heat Protection Spray ($7)

Foams for extra volume:

Salon product: Moroccanoil Root Boost ($29)
Drugstore dupe: Kardashian Beauty K Body Volume Foam ($16)


Salon product: BigSexyHair Get Layered Hairspray ($15)
Drugstore dupe: Schwarzkopf Styliste Ultime Biotin + Volume H20 Free Hairspray ($6)
Jessie Taylor is a freelance writer and crafter who is currently traveling the U.S. in search of her ideal place to live and the perfect cup of coffee. Follow her adventures on Instagram and Twitter.
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