These Are Our All-Time Favorite Paul Mitchell Products for Every Hair Type

It's the iconic brand's 40th anniversary.

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Believe it or not, Paul Mitchell's iconic haircare line has been in our lives, and on shelves, for 40 years.

As a brand trusted by both hairstylists and people of all ages and hair types, Paul Mitchell offers salon-quality results not only at an accessible price point, but at accessible locations across the globe, including JCPenney.

While there are a plethora of products from the brand (and its many beloved lines) to choose from, we decided to narrow down our top five in celebration of Paul Mitchell's 40th anniversary.

All of our top picks, ahead.

Best For Coily Hair: Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Lavender Mint Moisturizing Co-Wash


To shop: $28;

Keep your coily hair hydrated on wash day by using the scalp-soothing Lavendar Mint Moisturizing Co-Wash. This no-lather cleanser boasts a blend of monoi, pequi, and jojoba oils, so you step out of the shower with clean, yet ultra-moisturized and detangled strands.

Best for Curly/Wavy Hair: Paul Mitchell Twirl Around Curl Definer


To shop: $17;

Easily define your curls and waves using Twirl Around. This cream-gel hybrid leaves you not only with soft, bouncy hair, but enough hold to keep your hair frizz-free all day long.

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Best for Color-Treated Hair: Paul Mitchell Color Protect Conditioner

To shop: $16;

Color-treated hair always needs extra love on wash day. Give it a little TLC with this carefully crafted conditioner, which features sunflower extract to protect against sun damage to prevent your color from fading, all while adding moisture to each strand.

Best for Dry Hair: Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Lavender Mint Moisturizing Shampoo


To shop: $39;

Knock dryness out of the park with this rich, moisturizing cleanser. The amino acids found in the formula help make the hair stronger and shinier, while calming lavender and mint put your senses at ease in the shower as an extra bonus.

Best for Fine Hair: Paul Mitchell Thicken Up


To shop: $12;

If you want your hair to have extra body, apply Thicken Up to damp or dry hair to give the appearance of fuller, thicker strands. This product also boasts UV protection to prevent any sun damage.

Best for Oily Hair: Paul Mitchell Super Skinny Daily Shampoo


To shop: $12;

Are you someone who needs to shampoo every day? Then you'll definitely want this daily cleanser in your life ASAP. While it helps to get rid of daily build-up and oil, it also works to make your hair softer and smoother with every wash.

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