It’s no secret that curlies are a conditioner-obsessed bunch, but the truth is that I am very much fond of my shampoos because I like to keep it clean but not too clean, with my curls. I find that my coils look and feel their best when they’ve retained a bit of their natural oils. If I’m rocking a silicone-free regimen, I find that I can get away with using gentle no-poos so as not to strip my hair. But I also like to keep a good clarifying shampoo in the mix for those times when I need to get my coilies scrubbed down, squeaky clean and free of all product build up. Here’s a round up of some of my favorite cleansers.