Shape February 20, 2020



What 4 Hairstylists Would Buy At Ulta with Just $30


It's a universal truth that everyone wants to have great hair. It's yet another universal truth that no one wants to have to shell out big bucks in order to achieve said great hair.

While stylists have access to and often use some of the priciest products out there, you know that they appreciate a good deal just as much as the rest of the world. 

So, what would top hairstylists buy if they had to stick to a budget of, say, $30? Check out their Ulta hair product MVPs below, then get to shopping.

Dry Texture Spray + 10-in-1 Perfector

The Stylist: Raven Hurtado, a stylist at Maxine Salon in Chicago

Kenra Professional Platinum Dry Texture Spray: For that effortless, piece-y, 'model off duty' hair (that, let's be real, looks great), Hurtado recommends reaching for this spritz. It delivers mega texture and volume, as well as hold that lasts up to 48 hours, ideal if you want to stretch out a style for more than a day. (Buy It, $22,

Not Your Mother's All Eyes On Me 10-in-1Hair Perfector: Mult-tasking is the name of the game when you're on a budget (or want to limit the number of products in your gym bag). "I love using this because it detangles and protects your hair from heat styling, while also adding shine and smoothness," Hurtado says. Other benefits include fighting frizz, increasing moisture, mending split get the picture. (Buy It, $7,

Total: $29