Whether you’ve been a curly girl your whole life or just embraced your dark brown ringlets, chances are good you’re a bit of a product junkie. From one curly girl to another, we know just how tempting it is to walk into the beauty supply store and buy everything on the shelf that says it’s for curls. Unfortunately, not all hair products are created equal.
We’ve taken the guesswork out for you and rounded up 12 curly hair products from the L’Oréal portfolio that you’re bound to fall in love with. From nourishing shampoos to moisturizing styling products, we’ve rounded up the best products for naturally curly hair, dry curly hair, and frizzy curly hair to make sure your curls look flawless all year long.
The Best Products For Naturally Curly Hair
If you have naturally curly hair, you know it doesn’t take much to make your curls thrive. When people ask you, “How do you get your hair to do that?” you often reply “Water,” but the rest of us naturally curly girls know that’s not exactly the whole truth.
While water is all you need to make your curls spring into action, the right products are what really make your curls pop. Whether you’re looking to revamp your whole hair care routine or are just looking for a few new products to add to your arsenal, these are the best hair products for naturally curly hair.
L’Oréal Professionnel Nutrifier Shampoo
If your curls don’t take a lot of work, you can probably use just about any shampoo. However, we all know curls can always use a bit of extra nourishment. We love this silicone-free, nourishing shampoo for normal to dry, undernourished hair. The L’Oréal Professionnel Nutrifier Shampoo is formulated with glycerol and coconut oil in a lightweight texture to leave your hair looking and feeling cleansed, nourished, softer, and more supple.
L’Oréal Professionnel Nutrifier Shampoo, $30.00 MSRP
L’Oréal Professionnel Nutrifier Conditioner
For best results, you should always use the shampoo and conditioner from the same system. The L’Oréal Professionnel Nutrifier Conditioner is a silicone-free, nourishing conditioner for normal to dry, undernourished hair. The professional formula containing glycerol and coconut oil in a lightweight texture leaves hair feeling nourished, softer, more supple, and easier to detangle.
L’Oréal Professionnel Nutrifier Conditioner, $30.00 MSRP
Matrix Miracle Creator Multi-Tasking Hair Mask
If you want hair that looks and feels good all of the time, you need to give it a little extra TLC. Once a week, use a deep conditioning treatment like the Matrix Miracle Creator Multi-Tasking Hair Mask. Inspired by Korean skincare, Total Results has created the Miracle Creator Multi-Tasking Hair Mask to repair damaged hair. This revolutionary pink, single-use (and breakthrough) formula intensely nourishes, revitalizes and strengthens hair in just 60 seconds.
Matrix Miracle Creator Multi-Tasking Hair Mask, $5.00 MSRP
Mizani 25 Miracle Milk Leave-In
Now that your hair has been gently cleansed and moisturized, you want to make sure that moisture stays locked in all day, that’s where a leave-in conditioner comes in. Mizani’s 25 Miracle Milk Leave-In boasts 25 benefits. Among them, it reduces dryness, controls flyaways, and helps control frizz.
Mizani 25 Miracle Milk Leave-In, $20.00 MSRP
The Best Products For Dry Curly Hair
As breathtaking as your ringlets are the more tightly coiled your curls, the harder it is for the sebum your scalp produces to travel down your strands to naturally moisturize your mane. Which means people with curls types six through eight, often deal with parched strands. Whether your curl pattern or the weather is to blame for your dehydrated strands, these products will help them look and feel moisturized in no time.
Mizani Moisture Fusion Moisture Rich Shampoo
Infuse moisture into your hair from the very first step of your hair care routine. This shampoo gently cleanses and conditions hair and is infused with cupuacu butter, argan oil, and honey. The Moisture Fusion system of Moisture Rich Shampoo and Intense Moisturizing Mask quench hair for soft moisturized manageability.
Mizani Moisture Fusion Moisture Rich Shampoo, $24.00 MSRP
Mizani Moisture Fusion Intense Moisturizing Mask
The Moisture Fusion Intense Moisturizing Mask helps to restore essential hydration and vibrancy to dry, brittle, and lifeless hair. This creamy intensive moisturizing mask is infused with cupuaçu butter, argan oil, and honey, helping to improve the condition of hair without adding weight. Use with the Moisture Rich Shampoo for more manageable hair that feels soft, healthy, conditioned, detangled, and is visibly transformed.
Mizani Moisture Fusion Intense Moisturizing Mask, $30.00 MSRP
Biolage 3Butter Control System Day Cream
If you have parched ringlets, you need a leave-in styling product packed with moisture. The Biolage 3Butter Control System Day Cream is formulated with a blend of cupuacu, shea, and murumuru butters, to provide silicone-free control, nourishment, long-lasting frizz control, and resist humidity.
Biolage 3Butter Control System Day Cream, $23.00 MSRP
Mizani 25 Miracle Nourishing Oil
Seal in all the moisture from your shampoo, mask, and day cream with this nourishing hair treatment formulated with vitamin E, sunflower, jojoba, olive, and coconut oils. This editor-approved oil is lightweight and absorbs instantly. Boasting 25 benefits for both skin and hair, it leaves hair manageable, shiny, and beautifully moisturized.
Mizani 25 Miracle Nourishing Oil, $20.00 MSRP
The Best Products For Frizzy Curly Hair
Frizz is the bane of just about everyone’s existence, but curly girls have a particularly fraught relationship with frizz. While humidity is usually to blame for frizz, girls with curls know it can strike at any time, anywhere, in any weather. If your curly hairstyles go from defined to a frizzy mess in no time, it’s time to add these frizz-fighting hair products to your hair care routine.
Redken Frizz Dismiss Shampoo
Stop frizz in its tracks before it happens with the Redken Frizz Dismiss Shampoo. It has a gentle, sodium chloride-free, and sulfate-free formula to help tame frizzy hair, increase smoothness, and enhance shine.
Redken Frizz Dismiss Shampoo, $22.00 MSRP
Redken Frizz Dismiss Conditioner
For the best frizz-fighting results, follow the shampoo with the Redken Frizz Dismiss Conditioner. It moisturizes, detangles, and protects the hair from frizz while providing softness and shine.
Redken Frizz Dismiss Conditioner, $24.00 MSRP
Biolage 3Butter Control System Overnight Mask
If you feel like your frizzy hair needs a little extra TLC, add an ultra-nourishing deep conditioner to your routine. 3Butter Control System Overnight mask, with a blend of three butters (cupuacu, shea, murumuru) nourishes hair while helping to prevent frizz without leaving residue on the pillow. Unruly hair looks controlled in the morning.
Biolage 3Butter Control System Overnight Mask, $10.99 MSRP
Mizani Perfect Coil Oil Gel
Curls plagued by frizz need a styling product that has hold but won’t dry out your ringlets. The editor-approved Perfect Coil Oil Gel is formulated with coconut, olive, and marula oils, to help define and shape your curls until your next wash day while helping to keep them moisturized.
Mizani Perfect Coil Oil Gel, $22.00 MSRP
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