I’m obviously a big Aveda fan (mostly for the smell) and have tried the majority of their products. I use the Aveda Light Element Smoothing Fluid as a pre-blowdrying product if I’m going for a sleek straight style. This is another product you have to use sparingly or you’ll end up looking like you need to head back to the shower. I also like to mix a couple pumps of it with a tiny amount of the Aveda Humectant Pomade in my palms before rubbing it together and finger-combing it through the bottom of my strands.
Is it a miracle product? No. I can’t really say I notice a huge difference when I use it compared to when I don’t, but it does help polish my hair off just a little and add a bit of shine. It just feels like the brush glides through my hair a little easier when blowdrying compared to when I use no product.