Anyone with Afro-textured hair knows that it tends to have a mind of its own. Especially when you consider that it’s not uncommon for folks with that type of texture to have more than one curl pattern growing from their scalps. You might have looser curls in the back and tighter coils in the front. You may have hair that wants to frizz at your crown but is super defined at your temples. It can get confusing. But fortunately, there are loads of hair-care products out that will help keep your ‘fro looking fabulous and your hair super healthy — no matter what it wants to do with itself. We’ve rounded up the best of everything you need: Leave-in conditioners, oils, gels, shampoos, wide-tooth combs, and oh so much more. Click through for the 27 hair products folks with highly textured hair depend on to keep their strands looking like absolute perfection.
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Hair-care devotees know all about the importance of a good deep conditioner, but hot oil treatments don't get nearly enough love. While you can create an effective one for yourself by mixing your favorite oils, this treatment from Taliah Waajid eliminates all of the guesswork that comes with homemade concoctions. Just distribute a decent amount of this throughout your cleansed hair, throw on a shower cap, and sit under a hooded dryer for 15 to 20 minutes so it can deeply penetrate your hair shaft.
$12 (Shop Now)
Palmer's may be best known for their range of cocoa and shea butter body creams, but their hair-care products are just as impressive. The new Natural Fusion collection smells heavenly — like a delectable fruity cocktail, to be exact — and is chock full of strengthening botanicals. The Lavender Rosewater conditioner from the line, in particular, has incredible slip that makes detangling your curls and coils less of a process.
$10 (Shop Now)
Scalp massagers are a brilliant way to stimulate hair growth and soothe your scalp when it's irritated. This cute, battery-operated one from Vanity Planet has a calming vibration motion that feels like you're getting a professional head massage while using it. Also, since the bristle head is made from soft plastic, you don't have to worry about it tugging at your hair, no matter your texture.
Was $40, Now $20 (Shop Now)
A lot of naturalistas swear by finger detangling, but if you'd prefer to use a tool, this wide-tooth comb from Ouidad is a great alternative. It takes the hassle out of detangling your hair so it doesn't feel too much like a chore, and it shortens the overall time it takes to get those stubborn knots out while minimizing breakage.
$8 (Shop Now)
If the name doesn’t reel you in, how about the fact that this delectably creamy concoction can make your comb-thru that much easier? The tangles simply melt away when you slather this on, and it doesn't leave your hair feeling heavy and greasy. With hints of vanilla and butter icing, we suggest you top your hair off with it, although the smell may make you want to spread it on a cupcake.
$16 (Shop Now)
Of course we love blueberries, but there's another reason to love the sweet fruit. Blueberries contain proanthocyanidins that interact with hair follicles to promote growth and slow down hair graying and loss. Curls bottled this benefit up and launched a jelly that promises to promote hair growth while defining, defrizzing and holding your curls in place.
$18 (Shop Now)
There's good reason why hairstylist Andre Walker won seven daytime Emmy awards for his work with Oprah for The Oprah Winfrey Show. He's a master at styling hair. And his hair-care line for curly hair ain't bad neither. The standout product hands down is the Quench Essential Oil that's infused with mongongo oil (which means it's great for your skin, too).
$16 (Shop Now)
Say goodbye to spending countless hours under the dryer thanks to this heaven-sent heating cap. Filled with flaxseed — which reportedly reduces breakage and adds shine — pop this baby in the microwave, wear it for approximately 20 to 25 minutes, and violà. Lustrous curls will appear.
$30 (Shop Now)
We feel great after putting avocados in everything we eat, and this avocado-packed shampoo will leave your hair feeling just as amazing. The formula is designed to help combat frizz and is bursting with other rich, fortifying nutrients (like tomato and shea butter) that leaves your hair moisturized and help get your curls in formation.
$24 (Shop Now)
Latched and Hooked custom braid wigs prove that today’s units are much more stylish than your auntie's old-school pieces. We especially love their handmade synthetic wigs because they come in micro twists, box braids, twists, and soft loc styles that last up to three years. Grab and go styling has never been easier.
Prices range from $200 - $350, depending on style and length. (Shop Now)
This concoction repairs damage from chemical treatments, promotes elasticity, curl definition — the list goes on. This mask can restore balance and softness, basically leaving your hair looking like it belongs in the dictionary next to the definition of fabulous. $36 (Shop Now)