Behold: The Best Products for Wavy Hair
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If you have naturally wavy hair, you know the struggle of finding products that provide definition yet don’t weigh your hair down. We know the struggle well and are here to help you as you embrace your waves. Wavies, we asked you to vote on your favorite products for 2023, and you delivered. The best products for wavies are listed below, ranging from conditioners, stylers, and even frizz fighters – these products keep your waves smooth, frizz-free, and full of bounce.

Shampoo

SUAVE PROFESSIONALS FOR NATURAL HAIR CLEANSING SULFATE FREE SHAMPOO

Behold: The Best Products for Wavy Hair

If you’re a type 2 looking for a moisturizing shampoo that will create a creamy lather and gently cleanse the scalp to remove buildup, look no further than the Suave Professionals for Natural Hair Cleansing Sulfate Free Shampoo.

Cleansing Conditioner

As I Am Coconut Cowash

Behold: The Best Products for Wavy Hair

If you feel like the co-wash isn’t for wavies, it is time to reconsider. This coconut concoction smells amazing, and it won’t weigh your hair down.

Daily Conditioner

MAUI MOISTURE CURL QUENCH + COCONUT OIL CURL-DEFINING ANTI-FRIZZ CONDITIONER

Behold: The Best Products for Wavy Hair

Your curls take front and center with this rich oil blend conditioner that blends papaya butter and plumeria extract.

Leave-in

BOUNCE CURL MOISTURE BALANCE LEAVE-IN CONDITIONER

Behold: The Best Products for Wavy Hair

Bounce Curl is bringing the juice with their Moisture Balance Leave-In Conditioner which is ultra-concentrated and works to provide the ultimate nourishment for customers sporting waves.

Deep Conditioner

AMIKATHE KURE INTENSE BOND REPAIR HAIR MASK

Behold: The Best Products for Wavy Hair

If you’re looking for an intense bond repair mask, look no further than the Kure which helps to reduce breakage and prevent future damage for finer textures like type 2 waves. It was specially formulated for thick and coarser hair types and includes ingredients like mango, shea butter, and borage oil. 

Hair Treatment

Olaplex Hair Perfector No. 3

Behold: The Best Products for Wavy Hair

Have you wrecked your waves with heat, chemicals, or over-manipulation? Olaplex Hair Perfector No. 3 can help restore it. It helps rebuild broken disulfide bonds, leaving you with stronger, more manageable hair.

Styling Gel

OUIDAD ADVANCED CLIMATE CONTROL HEAT AND HUMIDITY

Behold: The Best Products for Wavy Hair

Say goodbye to frizz with this award-winning gel that is infused with ceramides and defines curls with a strong, long-lasting hold. Designed for extreme humidity, this helps to bring hod and definition to finer curls with a crunch-free finish. 

Styling Cream

NOT YOUR MOTHER’S CURL TALK DEFINING HAIR CREAM

Behold: The Best Products for Wavy Hair

Let’s maximize our definition with this cream that adds a little extra bounce to type 2 curls and waves. As a daily styler, the curls benefit from hydrating ingredients from the rice curl complex that include amino acids, enzymes, and keratin.

Mousse

INNERSENSE I CREATE LIFT VOLUMIZING FOAM

Behold: The Best Products for Wavy Hair

This lightweight styling foam is perfect for type 2 wavies looking to uplift their roots and build body in their hair. It includes ingredients like aloe vera, honey, and sugarcane for an airy foam that you will love. 

Diffuser

Xtava Black Orchid Diffuser

Behold: The Best Products for Wavy Hair

This diffuser attachment can help you create frizz and flyaway-free waves and curls that have definition and volume with your hair dryer and the styler of your choice. Besides its ability to diffuse, it also secures well to the dryer.

Refresher

MAUI MOISTURE LIGHTWEIGHT CURLS+ FLAXSEED CURL REFRESHER MIST

Behold: The Best Products for Wavy Hair

The tropical blend of coconut water, flaxseed oil, and aloe vera is an excellent combination for fine to medium curls that need an extra boost between wash days.

Heat Protectant

PANTENE HEAT PROTECTANT SPRAY WITH JOJOBA OIL FOR CURLY HAIR

Behold: The Best Products for Wavy Hair

As a hairspray, it protects against heat and allows you to use a variety of hot tools without any damage. It can be sprayed evenly on dry, styled hair and used as a finisher to help hold your style throughout the day.

Did your favorite wavy products make our Best of the Best list? Let us know in the comments.

Stacey Biro

Stacey Biro is a food and lifestyle blogger living in Southern California with her husband, Alex, and cat and dog. She loves sharing her favorite healthy plant-based recipes and tips on her blog, and encouraging all her curly-haired friends to embrace their beautiful natural textures.

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