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5 amazing products for curly hair that completely changed my hair routine

Because your curls are your crown.

As a curly girl, I tend to stick to know what I know is good. A lot of my staple hair products have been products that my fellow curly girls have recommended. I have recently tried some new products and methods that have completely changed my hair routine. These products have become my holy grails.

1. Aussie 3 Minute Miracle Moist Conditioner  

[Image description: Aussie's 3 Minute Miracle Conditioner in a small purple bottle.]
[Image description: Aussie’s 3 Minute Miracle Conditioner in a small purple bottle.]
Now when I say this conditioner COMPLETELY changed my hair routine, I mean it. This conditioner has become my go-to hair conditioner and has been amazing for detangling. At just $2.97, this conditioner has cut my wash day in half.

Get it from Amazon for $11.89.

2. Garnier Fructis Smoothing Treat

[Image description: Garnier Fructis Smoothing Treat in a green jar container.]
[Image description: Garnier Fructis Smoothing Treat in a green jar container.]
This is another conditioner that my hair has been loving. The formula for this conditioner is a little more watery and lightweight. The 1-minute conditioner line has multiple treatments. They have the avocado mask for smoothing, the coconut mask for nourishing, and the papaya mask for repairing damaged hair. My favorite is the avocado mask. At $4.09, it can be used as a mask, deep conditioner, or a leave in. Personally, I think this product works great as a leave in.

Get it from Amazon for $11.89.

3. Mizani Twist and Coil Jelly

[Image description: Mizani Twist and Coil jelly in a jar container.]
[Image description: Mizani Twist and Coil jelly in a jar container.]
If you’re looking to switch your gel, this jelly by Mizani is a great option. A gel can be a hard product to find for your hair routine. I’ve definitely gone through several trial periods for gels. However, this gel worked wonders for me. At about $9, this product is one of the more expensive products but is really worth it. The jelly actually allowed me to push back wash day.

Get it from Amazon for $11.89.

4. Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie

[Image description: Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie in a jar container.]
[Image description: Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie in a jar container.]
This curl smoothie from Shea Moisture is another more expensive product but is really worth it. At $13, this smoothie works as a great product to maintain your style throughout the week. It is a heavier product, so I don’t like to use too much of it (I try to avoid product build up where I can). It smells amazing and is great for adding hydration.

Get it from Amazon for $11.89.

5. DevaCurl No-Poo Original Conditioning Cleanser

[Image description: DevaCurl No-Poo Cleansing Conditioner with a green background.]
[Image description: DevaCurl No-Poo Cleansing Conditioner with a green background.]
This “shampoo” is a great option. The cleanser is sulfate, paraben, and silicone free and has the consistency of conditioner. This formula has changed my routine as it doesn’t strip away your natural oils (which leaves your curly hair drier). It is also another product that helps to detangle since it is essentially putting conditioner in your hair. During my hair routine, I use this No-Poo cleanser every other week and Shea Moisture’s Black Castor shampoo for the weeks in between.

Get it from Amazon for $11.89.

Hopefully, these products are great additions to your hair routine. It can be difficult finding curly hair products that really work. So good luck on your wash day! 

[Gif via Giphy description: a black woman touching her curls saying "Okay now I think I'm ready to go out."]
[Gif via Giphy description: a black woman touching her curls saying “Okay now I think I’m ready to go out.”]