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48 Best Curly Hair Products (By Product Type) In 2021

Searching for the best curly hair products to add to your hair routine? Read on for 48 must-try formulas from shampoos to leave-in treatments.

Curly girls are only as strong as the hair products they use. With so many products on the market, however, it can be hard to decide which are right for your ringlets. We’ve gone ahead and done the hard work for you, rounding up 48 curly hair products from the L’Oréal portfolio that will help cleanse, condition, moisturize, and define your curls.

Whether you havedamaged curls or you’re searching for the best curly hair products for frizz-free ringlets, we’ve got you covered with everything from shampoo and conditioner to hair masks and stylers that’ll help you achieve your best mane yet.

Best Products For Curly Hair (By Product Type)

Ready to discover some of our best products for curly hair? We’ve rounded up 48 of our top formulas below, organized by product type for easier perusal. Glorious ringlets, here we come!

Best Curly Hair Shampoos

Start your hair care regimen with a shampoo that’ll work overtime for your curls.


Moisture Fusion Moisture Rich Shampoo
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Mizani

Moisture Fusion Moisture Rich Shampoo

A moisturizing shampoo for detangling strands and increasing manageability.

$24.00
16.9 fl oz

Mizani Moisture Fusion Moisture Rich Shampoo

Curly hair needs tons of moisture to look and feel its best. If your curls feel like a desert, begin your hair care routine with a shampoo formulated to quench your curls. Mizani’s Moisture Rich Shampoo is infused with cupuaçu butter, argan oil, and honey to cleanse and condition hair gently. The Moisture Fusion system of Moisture Rich Shampoo and Intense Moisturizing Mask quenches hair for soft, moisturized, manageable hair.


Moisture Fusion Clarifying Shampoo
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Mizani

Moisture Fusion Clarifying Shampoo

A clarifying shampoo that gently cleanses textured hair.

$24.00
16.9 fl oz

Mizani Moisture Fusion Gentle Clarifying Shampoo

Curly girls are notorious product junkies and as much as we love to shop, piling on product after product can leave hair looking and feeling dull. Mizani’s Moisture Fusion Gentle Clarifying Shampoo resets hair so you can get rid of product buildup and impurities without feeling overly dried or stripped. The shampoo is formulated with charcoal and a coconut-derived clarifier to thoroughly cleanse the hair, leaving it feeling clean, refreshed, and ready for an efficient deep moisturizing treatment.


Extreme Strengthening Shampoo for Damaged Hair
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Redken

Extreme Strengthening Shampoo for Damaged Hair

A rich hair-strengthening shampoo for damaged hair and split ends.

$6.60

Redken Extreme Strengthening Shampoo

The twists and turns of your gorgeous curls can sometimes lead to unsightly breakage. Help to fortify your strands at the beginning of your hair care routine with Redken’s Extreme Strengthening Shampoo.The hair-strengthening shampoo cleanses, strengthens, restores, and repairs hair while protecting your mane’s natural shine. The brand’s exclusive RCT Protein Complex treats hair from the root to the core to the tip.


Inforcer Anti-Breakage Shampoo
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L'Oréal Professionnel

Inforcer Anti-Breakage Shampoo

A hair strengthening shampoo to protect hair prone to breakage.

$35.00
16.9 fl oz

L'Oréal Professionnel Inforcer Anti-Breakage Shampoo

Help reduce unsightly breakage with L'Oréal Professionnel Inforcer Anti-Breakage Shampoo. The professional formula is infused with vitamin B6 and biotin for an instant reduction in breakage.


Discipline Bain Fluidealiste Sulfate Free Shampoo
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Kérastase

Discipline Bain Fluidealiste Sulfate Free Shampoo

A sulfate-free, gentle shampoo that soften and smooths strands.

$35.00
8.5 fl oz

Kérastase Discipline Bain Fluidealiste Shampoo

Curly hair is notoriously frizzy—and as much as we love big hair, we want volume without frizz. Kérastase’s Discipline Bain Fluidealiste Shampoo is a hair-smoothing, sulfate-free shampoo for frizzy or curly hair.


Total Results Curl Please Anti-Frizz Shampoo
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Matrix

Total Results Curl Please Anti-Frizz Shampoo

An anti-frizz shampoo for curly hair.

$12.50

Matrix Total Results Curl Please Anti-Frizz Shampoo

Frizz doesn't stand a chance against this shampoo that’s been formulated specifically for those with a cascade of ringlets. Ultra nourishing and hydrating, it gently cleanses while helping to keep your hair humidity-proof and sleek, making it one of the best curly hair products out there.


3 Butter Control System Shampoo
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Biolage

3 Butter Control System Shampoo

An ultra-rich, sulfate-free shampoo that tames and hydrates unruly, thick, coarse hair, curls and coils.

$32.00
33.8 fl oz

Biolage 3 Butter Control System Shampoo

If your curly or coily tresses are craving serious hydration, look no further than this luxurious shampoo from Biolage. As you might have guessed from its name, it's formulated with three rich butters—shea, murumuru, and cupuacu—to give unruly hair some much-needed TLC. The result is hydrated, tamed hair and beautifully defined curls.


All Soft Argan-Oil Enriched Shampoo for Dry Hair
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Redken

All Soft Argan-Oil Enriched Shampoo for Dry Hair

A softening and conditioning, argan-oil-infused shampoo for dry hair.

$20.00

Redken All Soft Argan-Oil Enriched Shampoo

With argan oil as the headlining ingredient, this Redken shampoo is an excellent one to keep in your arsenal if you have curly hair. It tackles dry hair to keep it feeling and looking soft, shiny, bouncy, and beautiful.


Frizz Dismiss Smoothing Sulfate-Free Shampoo
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Redken

Frizz Dismiss Smoothing Sulfate-Free Shampoo

A smoothing, shine-boosting shampoo for frizzy hair.

$23.00

Redken Frizz Dismiss Smoothing Sulfate-Free Shampoo

Give curly, frizzy hair the boot with Redken's Frizz Dismiss shampoo. It's a smoothing, shine-boosting hero formulated with nourishing babassu oil. Using it routinely can help your ringlets appear shinier and more defined for a truly gorgeous head of hair.


Length Goals Sulfate-free Shampoo for Extensions
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Matrix

Length Goals Sulfate-free Shampoo for Extensions

Sulfate-free shampoo for gentle cleansing to ensure longevity and beauty of hair extensions.

$17.00
10.1 fl oz

Matrix Total Results Length Goals Sulfate-Free Shampoo

If you're rocking extensions, wigs, or a weave made with human hair, Total Results Length Goals Shampoo is definitely a shampoo you'll want to have on hand. It offers the rich technology of a mask to help create smoother-looking hair that's touchable soft and free of tangles.


Total Results Mega Sleek Frizz Control Shampoo
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Matrix

Total Results Mega Sleek Frizz Control Shampoo

A smoothing shampoo that provides frizz control.

$13.50

Matrix Total Results Mega Sleek Frizz Control Shampoo

Humidity? We don't know her. Matrix's Mega Sleek Shampoo is a clarifying shampoo formulated with shea butter that helps keep frizz at bay even in the most humid of climates. The result is hair that looks shiny, smooth, and de-frizzed.


Color Extend Magnetics Sulfate-Free Shampoo for Color-Treated Hair
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Redken

Color Extend Magnetics Sulfate-Free Shampoo for Color-Treated Hair

A gentle cleansing shampoo to care for colored hair.

$23.00

Redken Color Extend Magnetics Sulfate-Free Shampoo

If you love to color your curls, you need a shampoo formulated to preserve your hair color while nourishing your delicate ringlets. Redken’s Color Extend Magnetics is an ultra-gentle, sulfate-free formula that helps do both.

Best Curly Hair Conditioners

Conditioner is a Holy Grail product for anyone with curly hair and we’re here to let you in on a little secret: Your shampoo and conditioner are formulated to work together. If you want to achieve the best results possible, always use the conditioner that pairs with your chosen shampoo.


Extreme Strengthening Conditioner for Damaged Hair
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Redken

Extreme Strengthening Conditioner for Damaged Hair

A strengthening, detangling conditioner for damaged hair and split ends.

$20.50

Redken Extreme Strengthening Conditioner

This hair-strengthening conditioner protects shine, repairs your hair, and leaves it supple and shiny. The brand’s exclusive RCT Protein Complex treats hair from the root to the core to the tip.


Discipline Fondant Fluidealiste Conditioner
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Kérastase

Discipline Fondant Fluidealiste Conditioner

A daily shine-boosting, smoothing conditioner for frizzy or curly hair.

$42.00
6.7 fl oz

Kérastase Discipline Fondant Fluidealiste Conditioner

Kérastase Discipline Fondant Fluidealiste Conditioner is a rich hair-smoothing conditioner for frizzy or curly hair.


Vitamino Resveratrol Color Moisturizing Conditioner
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L'Oréal Professionnel

Vitamino Resveratrol Color Moisturizing Conditioner

A moisturizing conditioner to give shine and preserve color-treated hair

$35.00
16.9 fl oz

L'Oréal Professionnel Vitamino Resveratrol Color Moisturizing Conditioner

Detangle and treat your beautiful curls with this versatile, richly conditioning conditioner. It nourishes, detangles, and helps preserve your spendy salon color for longer.


Total Results Curl Please Conditioner
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Matrix

Total Results Curl Please Conditioner

An anti-frizz, moisturizing conditioner for curly hair.

$12.50

Matrix Total Results Curl Please Conditioner

Boost shine, define your curls, and win the battle against frizzy hair with this curly hair shampoo from Matrix. It intensely moisturizes curly hair while distributing hydration throughout—without adding any bulk or weight. Hello, bouncy, healthy texture!


Discipline Curl Ideal Cleansing Conditioner
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Kérastase

Discipline Curl Idéal Cleansing Conditioner

This sulfate-free conditioner smoothes frizzy and curly hair

$48.00
13.5 fl oz

Kérastase Discipline Curl Idéal Cleansing Conditioner

Sulfate-free and ready to rock your world of curls, this cleansing conditioner from Kérastase helps cleanse and smooth frizzy, curly hair for max definition and a coveted, natural bounce. It also works overtime for you to nix build-up so your curls aren't weighed down.


Length Goals Restoring Conditioner for Extensions
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Matrix

Length Goals Restoring Conditioner for Extensions

Nourishing conditioner that detangles and softens hair.

$17.00
10.1 fl oz

Matrix Total Results Length Goals Restoring Conditioner

If you're using the Total Results Length Goals Shampoo for your natural hair waves, weaves, or extensions, you'll also want to double up via the matching conditioner. It's formulated to nourish, detangle, and soften so all the hair on your head looks and feels stunning.


All Soft Argan-Oil Enriched Conditioner for Dry Hair
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Redken

All Soft Argan-Oil Enriched Conditioner for Dry Hair

A moisturizing and hair-softening conditioner for dry, brittle hair.

$20.00

Redken All Soft Argan-Oil Enriched Conditioner

For touchably soft tendrils, add this conditioner to your shower routine. It helps instantly moisturize and soften hair without weighing it down. And did we mention it smells divine?


Volume Injection Conditioner for Fine Hair
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Redken

Volume Injection Conditioner for Fine Hair

A lightweight volumizing conditioner.

$23.00

Redken Volume Injection Conditioner

If you’ve got fine, curly hair, pick up a bottle of this conditioner. It helps boost volume in fine, flat, or processed hair while also targeting breakage. At the same time, it helps create movement and enhances your hair's body.


Total Results Mega Sleek Frizz Control Conditioner
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Matrix

Total Results Mega Sleek Frizz Control Conditioner

A smoothing conditioner that provides frizz control.

$13.50

Matrix Total Results Mega Sleek Frizz Control Conditioner

Smooth away those unwanted, rude flyaways and frizz with this anti-frizz conditioner from Matrix. It's a rockstar even when humidity is trying to work against you, and can help nourish damaged, color-treated, and natural hair.

Best Curly Hair Leave-In Treatments

In addition to shampoo and conditioner, leave-in treatments can help tame and hydrate your mane. We’re showcasing some of our best products for curly hair that you can set and forget.


All Soft Mega Hydramelt Moisturizing Hair Lotion
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Redken

All Soft Mega Hydramelt Moisturizing Hair Lotion

A leave-in treatment delivering lightweight moisture to severely dry, coarse hair.

$9.00

Redken All Soft Mega Hydramelt Leave-In Treatment

If you’re looking for a leave-in that will help your hair look and feel moisturized far beyond wash day, Redken’s All Soft Mega Hydramelt Leave-In Treatment is the one for you. All Soft Mega HydraMelt is a moisturizing lotion that leaves hair moisturized but not weighed down. The lightweight formula provides increased softness, manageability, control, and shine.


25 Miracle Milk
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Mizani

25 Miracle Milk

A multi-tasking, leave-in hair milk with 25 essential benefits.

$22.00

Mizani 25 Miracle Milk

If you’re looking for an all-in-one product that can literally do it all, look no further than Mizani’s 25 Miracle Milk. The leave-in conditioner boasts 25 benefits including heat protection, controlling frizz, and repairing damage.


Shiki Worker Air Dry Blow Dry Primer
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Shu Uemura

Shiki Worker Air Dry Blow Dry Primer

An airdry and blow dry cream for all hair types

$42.00
5 fl oz

Shu Uemura Art Of Hair Shiki Worker Air Dry Blow Dry Primer

The phrase “going natural” leads many people to believe that embracing your natural texture greatly simplifies your hair care routine. Those people are sorely mistaken.

While many curly hair care routines involve countless products, this hair primer may seriously cut down the amount of curly hair products in your arsenal and shorten the time you spend styling your hair. It helps define curls for a frizz-controlled finish. No heat needed, no fuss, all the definition—just apply to damp hair and allow it to air dry.


All-In-One Coconut Infusion Multi-Benefit Spray
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Biolage

All-In-One Coconut Infusion Multi-Benefit Spray

A multi-benefit, leave-in hair treatment spray with coconut oil.

$22.00

Biolage All-In-One Coconut Infusion Multi-Benefit Spray

Curly hair tends to lean dry, so every curly girl needs a super moisturizing product in her routine. This multi-benefit spray harnesses the power of concentrated coconut oil to nourish, condition, and boost shine. Simply spray on wet, damp, or dry hair for a megawatt dosage of shine and no frizz woes.


Uzu Cotton Definition Cream 
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Shu Uemura

Uzu Cotton Definition Cream 

A lightweight styling cream that provides definition

$42.00
2.5 fl oz

Shu Uemura Art Of Hair Uzu Cotton Definition Cream

For some ladies, achieving super defined curls is no harder than wetting their locks and walking out the door. For others, it’s not so simple. If your ringlets could use a little more definition, try Shu Uemura Art Of Hair’s Uzu Cotton Definition Cream. It has a unique, cotton-like putty texture that helps define curls and waves while ensuring they remain touchably soft and flexible.


True Textures Curl Enhancing Lotion
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Mizani

True Textures Curl Enhancing Lotion

A hair lotion for curls that adds definition and enhances texture.

$20.00
5 fl oz

Mizani True Textures Curl Enhancing Lotion

Most hair creams are formulated to moisturize and define your curls for a wash-and-go, but you may crave a more structured style every once in a while. If you’re in the market for a sculpting and styling cream with medium hold (minus any crunch), look no further than Mizani’s True Textures Curl Enhancing Lotion. The cream creates and supports texture, body, and dimension.


True Textures Perfect Coil Oil Gel
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Mizani

True Textures Perfect Coil Oil Gel

A moisturizing hair gel that fights frizz and is flake- and crunch-free.

$24.00
11 fl oz

Mizani True Textures Perfect Coil Oil Gel

If you feel like your curls need a little extra hold, you need a gel in your arsenal. Mizani’s editor-approved True Textures Perfect Coil Oil Gel is your key to no-fuss style, defining and shaping your curls and coils until your next wash day while helping to keep them moisturized.


Total Results Curl Please Contouring Lotion
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Matrix

Total Results Curl Please Contouring Lotion

A leave-in hair treatment for curly hair.

$18.00
5 fl oz

Matrix Total Results Curl Please Contouring Lotion

Want touchable, shiny curls? This leave-in curl-control lotion from Matrix is a good one to keep by your side. It infuses moisture, boosts volume, and helps create beautiful, shiny curls. At the same time, it fights the good fight against frizz and flyaways.


Coconut Souffle Hair Moisturizer
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Mizani

Coconut Souffle Hair Moisturizer

A tropical-scented hair moisturizer for both natural and curly hair.

$20.00
8 fl oz

Mizani Coconut Souffle Hair Moisturizer

Calling all coconut-loving, curly-haired people. This rich, coconut-infused souffle is an indulgent treat for your tresses. Formulated specifically for all texture and curl types, it promotes moisture, protection, and controlled style.


25 Miracle Nourishing Oil
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