Most curly girls can attest to trying hundreds of products over the years in order to find what truly works for their curly hair. So to help take out the guesswork, each year, we poll the NaturallyCurly community for our Best of the Best Awards to share their absolute favorite products, tools and accessories they always reach for. We're excited to share that the votes are in! Keep reading to find out the best curly hair products of 2020, that are handsdown the best products for your curls.
This clarifying shampoo thoroughly cleanses hair without leaving it striped of it's natural oils, yet balances moisture while adding volume. Packed with Organic black seed oil, Enzymes, Pro-vitamin B5, Biotin, Rosemary, Nobilis flower & many more herbal plant extracts & scientifically made ingredients that strengthen hair.
Co Wash: As I Am Cleansing CoWash
Fan favorite across the board! This cowash revives curls while also cleansing, increasing shine, and providing slip like none other for easy detangling. Plus, it's great for a mild mid-week cleanser in between washes.
This lightweight, daily conditioner restores moisture and smoothes dry hair cuticles. No more knots, snarls and tangles. Formulated with Coconut Oil that hydrates and protects hair while reducing breakage and silk protein that smoothes hair for a soft, silky feel and neem oil to add a brilliant shine.
Deep Conditioner: SheaMoisture Manuka Honey & Mafura Oil Intensive Hydration Masque
This intense conditioning deep treatment infuses hair with Shea Butter, Honey, Mafura, Baobab Oils and African Rock Fig to restore and lock in moisture.
Leave-in: Kinky-Curly Knot Today
Not just a detangler, but a bomb leave in also, this one is a curly holy grail. Kinky Curly smoothes the hair cuticles and removes knots in this creamy conditioner that you don’t have to rinse out at all.
We all love good volume, and Innersense holds the candle for that! Plus, you can bet that your product will be as natural as can be thanks to Innersense's clean formulations.
Styling cream: Bounce Curl Avocado & Rose Oil Clump and Define Cream
Bounce Curl has infused the fatty goodness of avocado & the shine boosting benefits of rose into a clumping cream that will make everyone envious. Say hello to beautiful, defined curls!
Perfect for maximum curl definition or a nice slicked back style, Eco styler gel is curly girl's must have. Their argan oil version packs a little extra with it's benefits thanks to Vitamin E.
Hair Butter: Camille Rose Almond Jai Twisting Butter
This hair butter is perfect for those curlies who tend to fall a little on the drier side. This silky butter leaves hair soft & smooth, while nourishing the scalp & stimulating growth.
Edge Control: CURLS Blueberry CURL Control Paste
PROTIP: This edge curl not only can be used for those hard to manage baby hairs, but also makes a BOMB twisting gel for Day 3 hair & on!
New Collection: CurlSmith Scalp Recipe Line
Hair products that also infuse probiotics in them? Our heart sings! Their scalp line contains micro-organisms that strengthen the scalp's microbiome & creates the most healthy environment for your hair follicles.
Hair Oil & Hair Growth Product: Righteous Roots Rx
Wavies, curlies, & coilies are obsessed with this oil and it makes total sense. Infused with over 12 ingredients, this oil encourages growth, reduces shedding, and detangles your hair all with ease.
Treatment: Olaplex No.3 Hair Perfector
Known as a "treatment, not a conditioner", Olaplex reduces breakage by repairing the bonds that break from heat styling and coloring the hair.
Hairspray: Bounce Curl Alcohol-Free HairSpray
This is a medium-to-strong hold hairspray. It is infused with Organic Black Seed Oil, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Sage Extract & Boswellia Carterii Oil. The ultra-fine mister distributes hair spray evenly to provide you with maximum hod and combats frizz in the humid seasons.
Heat Protectant: Cantu Thermal Shield Heat Protectant
Made with pure Shea butter, this heat protectant prevents damage & allows you to achieve frizz free results when you want to heat style your hair.
Kids Line: CurlyEllie
Ultra gentle & made to make tears go away, we are obsessed with this kid's line to help make wash day super easy & pain free for your little ones.
Refresher: Rizos Curls Refresh & Detangle Spray
The Rizos Curls Refresh & Detangle Spray is the ultimate go-to for keeping your curls looking stunning. Key ingredients include coconut oil, olive oil, & shea butter.
Scalp Treatment: CurlSmith Scalp Recipe Line
This scalp line detoxes your hair by protecting the skin's first layer of defense, the microbiome. It contains live organisms that feed the scalp with all of the nutrients it needs to thrive.
Hair Tool: Denman Classic Styling Brush - D3
Fan favorite of all time! The Denman classic styler defines curls while minimizing frizz, smoothing the cuticle, and combing through knots & tangles pain free.
Value Brand: SheaMoisture
SheaMoisture is a classic brand that curlies can always rely on that doesn't require them to break the break to achieve healthy hair. Featuring lines from curlies, coilies, wavies, etc, SheaMisture continues to create formulations that every natural is obsessed with.
Elizabeth Alex is a curly girl from India that is a believer, curl friend, efficient product tester, stylist and entrepreneur that runs multiple businesses from her home striving to empower other women along the way by sharing her tips, techniques, product reviews and suggestions. She shares a wealth of information with her readers on her blog which is a top resource for curlies around the world, so it's no surprise as to why she was voted best curly hair blogger of 2020!
Holy Grail: Cantu Moisturizing Curl Activator Cream
This product activates your curls, encourages clumping, adds shine, and refreshes your hair. What else can we ask for?
Which curly hair products are your favorite? Let us know in the comments.