As much as I’d love to be one of those people who can bake in time to blow out or curl my hair, the truth is that 99.9% of the time, I’m an air-dry gal. I’m lucky that I like my naturally wavy hair texture, but it took a long time to embrace—and even still, there are days when I wish I had a live-in hairstylist to help me zhuzh it, à la a Real Housewife. But since that’s a Bravo-induced fantasy, I thought I’d do the next best thing: ping some of my favorite hairstylists to find out how they recommend styling air-dried hair. Because sometimes even the pros just don’t always have the time or energy.
These seven incredible hairstylists have product recommendations, from air-dry creams to sprays to hair oils, for every hair type and texture. Keep scrolling to find your perfect picks and enjoy your gorgeous hair, no dryer required.