We're fresh into the new year and have already been served with so much curly goodness. Between awards season, poppin' haircuts, and new styles to rock, 2018 is looking promising for texture hair care. One of the most exciting things about beauty and hair care in the natural world is that it is ever evolving, changing, and growing. Already, 2018 has no shortage of things us curlies can look forward to, whether it's a new ingredient or product launches that can change our hair game - check out the top five hair releases we're excited about!

What's New?

Carol's Daughter Matcha Tea Products

So we are waiting for the "tea" to be spilled on this new product, but Carol's Daughter has already been teasing something new to add to their line-up in 2018. On their Instagram, they've been giving hints about a matcha tea based product that is all about strength and shine. Matcha tea is one of the healthiest products on the market that is sold in powder form to help boost antioxidants, relax the body, calm the mind, and enhance concentration. We can't wait to see how Carol's Daughter will revitalize this nutrient based powder for our beauty.

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Carols Daughter Green Supreme

Shea Moisture Red Palm Oil & Cocoa Butter

The mega titan of natural hair care has done it again with their Red Palm Oil line that boasts five new products to add to the Shea Moisture family. The line features a detangling shampoo, reshaping shine butter, styling gelee, leave-in conditioner, and curl stretch pudding. These products were designed to minimize natural shrinkage, show off your length, and create more elongated locks that will keep you smiling all day. The formula combines cocoa butter, red palm oil, flaxseed oil which provide excellent vitamins and antioxidants to keep your hair healthy and nourished!

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Red Palm collection

Cantu Thermal Shield Heat Protectant

We can never stress enough that protection is key to maintaining healthy curls before applying heat! Cantu is bringing a new thermal shield heat protectant in 2018 that serves as a pre-treatment to preparing curls for hot flat irons and styling tools while maintaining frizz-free results. With shea butter being a key ingredient to this spray, you're looking at a light hold, minimal flyaways, and coverage your curls will thank you for!

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Cantu Collection

Miss Jessie's Honey Curls (Coming Soon)

Miss Jessie's whipped up something special for our curlfriends this year including an edge control, curl refresher, shine spray, hair and scalp oil and a honey hair cream that will keep your curls poppin' and moisturized all year long. Each of these new products brings unique natural ingredients such as honey, iamanu, almond, and coconut oil to keep your curls flourishing year round. The official release date has yet to be announced, so be sure to keep your open and your coins ready.

Miss Jessie

The Doux

Are you ready to add some hip-hop to your hair this year? Atlanta based hair stylist Maya Smith created a hip-hop inspired hair care brand with an ode to 90's culture. The five products feature a shampoo, conditioner, texture foam, texture cream, and shine mist in neon colors, 90's inspired text and plenty of attitude to keep you feeling funky. The line is marketed to work with all natural hair textures who want definition, hydration, softness, and no-frizz. We can't wait to get our hands on these!


Doux collection

Have you tried any of these new products? Sound off below and let us know what you think, or what you'll be rushing to buy!