Having natural hair has never been easier. With the proliferation of styling products for natural hair, rummaging through the Yes, Mehs and Never Agains can be difficult. That’s why we’ve rounded up the best 8 styling products for natural hair in one list. Check it out!
Best Styling Products for Curly, Natural Hair
Whereas hair products were once relegated to straight and wavy hair types, the current market includes a range of products and brands for natural hair.
The natural hair community has grown in popularity over the last couple of years, a growth that has been beautiful to see as inclusivity in both beauty and fashion is demanded by the general public and has been slowly adopted by those in the fashion and beauty industry.
Because of the rapid growth of natural hair care brands, rummaging through the good and bad can take time, so with the understanding that you have better things to do (like the actual styling of your hair), we’ve looked at (mostly) every styling product on the market and read every review to bring you the best styling products for natural hair.
Ariane Williams, blogger behind Natural Hair Rules loves this styling cream. Made with rich, nourishing oils that penetrate the hair shaft, the Taliah Waajid Style Cream is said to leave your natural hair hydrated and smooth, keeping your hair in place regardless of its style. Bonus points for being super affordable at $12 on Amazon.
Okay, so this is a hotly disputed styling product, but if your hair type works with it, it’s an affordable, natural styling cream that acts as a humectant and smooths the cuticle by forming a protective polymer on the surface of the hair.
However, if your hair type doesn’t work with aloe vera gel, it can act as a drying, damaging agent.
Looking for soft curls that last several days? Working best with slopping wet hair, this Styling Cream is light, defines your curls and keeps them in place up to 3 days, dries quickly, and allows you to wash and go. Now that’s what we’re talking about.
Tame flyaways and smooth natural hair with a product that is said to be one of the best soft mousses on the market. This is perfect for setting and wrapping natural curls.
No list for natural hair styling products would be complete with the Kinky Curly Curling Custard. With over 1000+ glowing reviews, it’s safe to call the Curling Custard one of the best styling products for natural hair of all time.
Reviews call this styling product light, non-greasy, quick-drying, and long-lasting, keeping curls in their place while enhancing the hair’s natural volume. Obviously we don’t have to tell you how good it is. Just check out the reviews on Amazon.
Looking for an alcohol-free styling gel that doesn’t flake up and provides a firm hold? You’ve found it with the potent IC Fantasia Styling Gel. At only $5, it’s said to be the perfect Kinky Curly Curling Custard dupe.
The Shea Moisture brand is said to have a large cult following among the natural hair community. Made with moisture-rich, natural ingredients, the Curl & Style milk detangles, conditions, and maintains curls while restoring the hair’s natural body and shine.
Get to the root of healthy hair with Roots of Nature Feather Whipped Curl Creme. Roots of Nature products aim to promote healthy, shiny hair by treating the scalp — the root of hair-growth problems. This Curl Creme will make your curls feather light while eliminating frizz and flyaways.
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