The One Thing To Avoid Static Hair & Ensure Your Tresses Are Tamed — PHOTOS

Is there anything more ugh-inducing than throwing on a cute knit sweater and then suddenly finding your hairstyle has turned into a static mess? If you've been struggling with frizzy strands this winter, make sure you're not forgetting the one thing to avoid static hair. Farewell to looking like you're walking around with a science fair project on your head!

Static happens when your hair is dried out and exposed to electrical charges, so to avoid static, the one thing you've absolutely got to do is consistently use a hydrating conditioner. Self explained, "The more porous and damaged your hair is the drier it will be and the more likely that static charge will build up ... Static electricity is pretty much unavoidable in the winter and your best bet in fighting flyaway is to keep hair healthy and moisturized. Even if you have flat, fine hair remember to keep those ends conditioned!" The Stir added using a silicon-based conditioner could be most effective, as "the silicone will coat your hair strands and neutralize electric charge."

Below are several conditioners known to be extra moisturizing and hydrating, so scroll to find the right one for your hair type and kiss static goodbye this winter.

1. Don't Despair, Repair! Deep Conditioning Mask

Deep Conditioning Mask, $26, Briogeo

This mask from Briogeo is designed to use once a week, but if your hair is really dry and staticky, considering using it bi-weekly for a mega-hydrating hair boost.

2. Honeysuckle Rose Conditioner

Honeysuckle Rose Conditioner, $7.95, Aubrey Organics

This moisture intensive conditioner is packed with Organic Rosa Mosqueta oil and floral extracts to nourish brittle strands.

3. Raw Shea Butter Deep Treatment Masque

Raw Shea Butter Deep Treatment Masque, $9.99, Shea Moisture

This deep, penetrating mask is perfect for thick-haired ladies struggling with static thanks to all of the shea butter bliss.

4. Rain Forest Moisture Hair Butter

Rain Forest Moisture Hair Butter, $8.40, The Body Shop

With manicotti nut oil, Community Trade honey, and olive oil, this deep conditioner is packed with natural goodness to quell static.

5. Sleek And Shine Instant Melting Conditioner

Sleek And Shine Instant Melting Conditioner, $7.99, Garnier Fructis

My top drugstore pick, this creamy conditioner not only leaves your hair hydrated, but it also gives it this dreamy tropical scent.

Want more style tips? Check out the video below, and be sure to subscribe to Bustle’s YouTube page for more hacks and tricks!

Images: Isla Murray/Bustle; Courtesy of Brands