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15 Curly Girl Method Approved Products

CristinaC

2016-07-22 12:06:30

15 Curly Girl Method Approved Products

Your ultimate product guide to the Curly Girl Method.

One of these just might be your Holy Grail product waiting to be discovered. All of them are silicone, sulfate and paraben free, and won Editors’ Choice or Best of the Best awards as voted by the NaturallyCurly Editors and thousands of NaturallyCurly community members.

Cleansers

as i am coconut cowash curly girl method

1. As I Am Coconut CoWash Cleansing Conditioner

One of the top recommendations of the Curly Girl Method is to stop using shampoo. Instead, you can use conditioner or a cleansing conditioner (co-wash) to cleanse your scalp when needed. This co-wash by As I Am is loved by everyone from tight coilies to loose wavies.

DevaCurl No-Poo Decadence Zero Lather Ultra Moisturizing Milk Cleanser curly girl method

2. DevaCurl No-Poo Decadence Zero Lather Ultra Moisturizing Milk Cleanser

You may have heard of the DevaCurl No-Poo Original, but their Decadence line is a new release that is formulated specifically for tight curls and coils that crave extra moisture.

Jessicurl Gentle Lather Shampoo curly girl method

3. Jessicurl Gentle Lather Shampoo

While some curlies choose to cut shampoo out of their regimens completely, others prefer to use it occasionally. A gentle, sulfate-free shampoo like this one by Jessicurl won't be drying or harsh. Ingredients such as cocamidopropyl betaine (which this product contains) or coco betaine are mild cleansers that you can use.

Conditioners

SheaMoisture SuperFruit Complex 10-In-1 Renewal System Conditioner curly girl method

4. SheaMoisture SuperFruit Complex 10-In-1 Renewal System Conditioner

With the Curly Girl Method, conditioner can be used as a cleanser, a rinse out conditioner, and leave-in, so finding the right one can be crucial to your CG success. You can't go wrong with a SheaMoisture conditioner for the slip, moisture and ingredients.  

DevaCurl One Condition curly girl method

5. DevaCurl One Condition

The DevaCurl One Condition can either be rinsed out, or you can leave a little bit in for extra moisture.

CURLS Coconut Sublime conditioner curly girl method

6. CURLS Coconut Sublime Moisturizing Conditioner

This conditioner not only smells good enough to eat, but it is softening and slippery for easier detangling.

Leave-in conditioners

SheaMoisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen, Grow & Restore Leave-In Conditioner curly girl method

7. SheaMoisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen, Grow & Restore Leave-In Conditioner

This often raved-about conditioner packs a punch when it comes to moisture. Thirsty curls and coils will benefit from the nutrient-rich ingredients and improved elasticity.

oyin Handmade Hair Dew curly girl method

8. Oyin Handmade Hair Dew

You can use Hair Dew to moisturize freshly cleansed hair or use it as a refresher throughout the week for second, third and fourth day hair. It serves as a moisturizing base for your styling products, or as the "L" in your LOC method.

Kinky-Curly Knot Today curly girl method

9. Kinky-Curly Knot Today

Kinky-Curly Knot Today is the ultimate multi-tasker. Use it in the shower while detangling, as a rinse-out conditioner, as a leave-in conditioner, and in your product cocktails. It has won a total of 9 Editors Choice and Best of the Best awards over the years, making it a member of our Hall of Fame, so you can feel that this will be a $12 well spent.

Stylers

Camille Rose Naturals Aloe Whipped Butter Gel curly girl method

10. Camille Rose Naturals Aloe Whipped Butter Gel

This Whipped Butter Gel is another product that receives high marks from tight coilies and loose wavies alike. It gives curls, coils and waves a soft hold for natural curl definition that doesn't crunch.

Design Essentials Natural Honey CurlForming Custard curly girl method

11. Design Essentials Natural Honey CurlForming Custard

This gel-like formula gives shine and soft hold to both twist out styles and wash and gos. Your twists, curls or coils will be left feeling soft and touchable.

Curly Hair Solutions Curl Keeper Original curly girl method

12. Curly Hair Solutions Curl Keeper Original

This gel will not dry out your curls the way traditional gels have been known to do. Its water-like consistency is unique and wards off frizz without weighing down curls.

EDEN BodyWorks Coconut Shea Curl Defining Creme curly girl method

13. EDEN BodyWorks Coconut Shea Curl Defining Creme

This humidity-resistant formula is an excellent tool for fighting frizz and works well layered on top of leave-ins like Kinky-Curly Knot Today. It can work on waves, curls or coils - the key is to apply the correct amount for your hair.

Deep Conditioners

Jessicurl Deep Conditioning Treatment curly girl method
14. Jessicurl Deep Conditioning Treatment

Deep conditioning is a can't-miss step for any curly hair regimen. Some curlies will find the perfect balance of moisture and strength when they condition once a month, while others use a deep conditioner every time they cleanse.

An extra moisturizing formula like this Jessicurl Deep Treatment works best when you apply it to the hair, wear a shower or heat cap and allow it to sit for 20 minutes, then rinse.

SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Deep Treatment Masque curly girl method

15. SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Deep Treatment Masque

For curlies concerned with dryness, frizz and breakage, this deep treatment is a Holy Grail for moisture. Curlies and coilies also leave it in as a styler on wash and gos, twists and braids.

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