15 Best Shampoos for Curly Kids

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Make bath time the best time with these family-friendly shampoos. Kids will love their scents, and you will love how gentle they are!

15 Best Shampoos for Curly Kids

1. Honey Baby Naturals Honeychild Moisture & Scalp Balance Gentle Shampoo

This shampoo comes in an adorable replica of a honey jar. It’s super gentle, and will leave your child’s hair soft and clean, and her scalp flake-free. It contains skin-soothing ingredients like honey and chamomile.

2. EDEN BodyWorks Kids Coco Shea Berry Natural Detangling Shampoo

Kids Coco Shea Berry Natural Detangling Shampoo will leave your little one’s hair smelling fresh and clean. It even removes product build-up without stripping the hair. It contains shea butter and argania spinosa kernel oil, for bouncy, hydrated curls.

3. SheaMoisture Mango & Carrot Kids Extra-Nourishing Shampoo

If you have a kid whose hair hates glycerin, this is the shampoo to use. It contains mango butter for moisture, and carrot oil to nourish and strengthen the hair. Dry, flaky scalps are instantly soothed with orange blossom.

4. Curly Q’s Curlie Cutie Cleansing Cream

Busy babies will appreciate this one-step cream. It cleanses and conditions leaving curls hydrated and springy. It has hair-health promoting ingredients carrot seed oil, horse chestnut, sage leaf and Arnica Montana flower extract. This luxurious cream works on all hair types.

5. It’s a Curl! Peek-a-Boo Tearless Shampoo

Just say no to tears and tangles with this gentle cleansing shampoo. Soothing extracts of lavender, white tea, calendula, and chamomile relieve dry, itchy scalps.

15 Best Shampoos for Curly Kids

6. Aunt Jackie’s Curls & Coils Girls Heads Up Moisturizing & Softening Shampoo

Perfect for all hair textures, this creamy, moisturizing shampoo will saturate hair with shea butter and coconut and olive oils. This non-drying formula will leave your child’s hair as soft as it is clean.

7. Fairy Tales Curly-Q Hydrating Shampoo

Little princesses and princes will enjoy the pear basil scent of this shampoo. You’ll appreciate how it helps to detangle their tresses and make them more manageable. With quinoa and rice amino acids to help define curls, and murumuru butter to help tame the frizzies, but free of common allergens gluten, nuts, dairy, and soy, Fairy Tales Curly-Q Hydrating Shampoo is a good choice for the whole family

15 Best Shampoos for Curly Kids

8. Luster’s PCJ Pretty-N-Silky Conditioning Shampoo

For those times that your kid’s hair needs a thorough cleanse, or for that last wash before transitioning to the Curly Girl Method (when you want to remove silicone build-up”>, this conditioning shampoo is the perfect choice. It gets hair super squeaky clean and smelling fresh.

9. Many Ethnicities Kids Gentle Shampoo

This shampoo is the secret for healthy, popping curls. It contains plant-based Acyl Lactylates to leave hair clean but not stripped of moisture.

10. The Mane Choice Juicy Orange Fruit Medley KIDS Shampoo

Make detangling day easier on yourself and your little one with this moisturizing shampoo. Moms love its juicy citrus fragrance and the way this removes buildup without leaving curls stripped. 

15 Best Shampoos for Curly Kids

11. SheaMoisture Oat Milk & Rice Water Baby Extra Comforting Wash & Shampoo

For a gentle double-duty product that won’t irritate your child’s sensitive skin, this wash and shampoo is the perfect pick. It is hypoallergenic and contains oat milk, rice water and Shea butter for gentle moisture.

12. Taliah Waajid Kinky, Wavy, & Natural for Children Berry Clean 3-in-1 Shampoo

This bottle of chamomile and bilberry bliss will leave those curls and coils soft, defined, and smelling “berry” beautiful. Silk protein will strengthen tresses, helping to make detangling a snap.

13. Mixed Chicks Kids Shampoo

Mixed Chicks Kids shampoo is perfect for all the curl types. It’s gentle cleansing, tear-free formula won’t dry hair out.

15 Best Shampoos for Curly Kids

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14. Cantu Care for Kids Tear-Free Nourishing Shampoo

Love your Cantu? Now your baby can love it, too, with this nourishing formula that is tear-free, gentle, and full of moisturizing ingredients like coconut, shea butter, and honey.

15. Shea Moisture Raw Shea Chamomile & Argan Oil Baby Head-To-Toe Wash & Shampoo

With argan oil, chamomile, and shea butter, even the driest hair and skin is left silky soft and moisturized. This two-in-one shampoo and wash will speed up bath time, leaving you and your little with more time for scrunching—and cuddling.

Which one of these shampoos is your favorite? Let us know in the comments.

Read next: 15 Best Conditioners for Curly Kids.

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