Managing a head full of curls comes with its own set of challenges. From frizz and dryness, and everything in-between, curly hair can sometimes require a specially formulated potion to set your ringlets right and help moisturize, hydrate, and tame all those curls. Stop going at it alone and instead lean on one of these six amazing haircare products for curly hair. We’ve even arranged them from low to high price points so there’s something to fit every budget. —Jennifer Cox
Marc Anthony’s Strictly Curls Curl Defining Lotion ($8, available at Shopper’s Drug Mart) is a lightweight, non-sticky product that is enriched with Vitamin E and silk protein that bond to curl strands and help create maximum definition. Your curls will be bouncy and soft to the touch while repelling humidity, locking in shine, and giving you the ultimate frizz control.
The Pillow Soft Curls products from Miss Jessie’s’ ($22) is a styling lotion that borrows fabric care technology and marries it to haircare. This soft curl cream is perfect for achieving static-free, big, or small soft curls, and will leave your curls clothesline fresh and fluffy soft.
The Kristin Ess Ultra Hydrating Curl Co-Wash ($26, sold at Walmart) not only protects but also restores moisture for anyone with coarse, curly, kinky, or frizzy hair. This nourishing co-wash will gently cleanse your hair and scalp while leaving your natural oils intact.
Be Curly Style-Prep from Aveda ($30) is the perfect pre-style treatment. The formula, which not only seals the cuticle and tames frizz all day, creates the perfect foundation for curly hair styles as it detangles, moisturizes, and defines curls.
The Bond Curl Rehab Salve from Curlsmith ($39) is an intense pre-shampoo treatment that is ultra-rich in proteins. They target hair bonds to strengthen and repair your curls from the inside out.
Moroccanoil’s Curl Defining Cream ($40) is infused with argan oil, which really helps to define your beautiful curls. This unique and best-selling product also features an advanced heat-activated technology that has a curl memory factor to fight frizz and create well-defined, natural-looking, bouncy curls that last.