So many products and so little money seems to be the curly-haired mantra. With many companies creating more and more products aimed at curly hair and product junkie-ism at an all time high, it can seem like the want list for many naturals is an ever growing one. If you are a curly whose pockets aren’t as deep as the ocean, then you need to narrow down your list to the essentials. Having trouble doing this? Then read on to find the top five hair tools that are an investment for your curls.

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