Is your hair texture coarse? If you have curls that appear full and voluminous, hold manipulated styles well, can tolerate (or be resistant to) high amounts of heat and hair coloring, then the answer is yes. Your texture requires more moisture, less protein, and smoothing, hydrating stylers work well for smoothing your medulla, the innermost layer of the hair shaft that you have that swells and becomes filled with air and protein. It's important to look at the ingredient list on your stylers. Here are some you can use with effective results on coarse curly natural hair.

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Oyin Handmade Hair Dew, $13.99

This moisturizing leave-in will enhance your curl pattern and smooth your frizz on your wash-and-gos. Your second day curls will look and feel much softer after using this regularly to seal on moisturize.

Briogeo Curl Charisma Rice Amino Leave-In Creme, $18

Every coarse curly needs a slippery, lightweight leave-in that will penetrate your hair and not take away from its natural volume, even for stretched styles. This one contains quinoa extract to coat and penetrate the shaft to make your curls appear luscious and silky.

Eden BodyWorks Coconut Shea Pudding Souffle, $8.99

Twist-outs and bantu knot-outs look amazing and last longer with this fluffy styling product. It doesn't weigh down even the fullest and thickest head of hair, and your scalp won't suffer excessive build-up from aloe vera juice.

Cantu Dry Deny Moisture Seal Gel Oil, $7.99

Seal, enhance, and moisturize your curls with this unique triple action styling product. Jojoba and kukui nut oils replenish dull hair and promote hair growth in the scalp. It's free from mineral oil, which means you don't have to worry about washing too frequently after using this to style your coarse curly hair.

Carol's Daughter Hair Milk & Styling Pudding, $12

Avocado oil will seal and coat the medulla, preventing frizz and locking moisture into the hair when the humidity doesn't want to work with your wash-and-go or twist-outs. Your naturally coarse texture will look smoother thanks to the agave nectar, and the guar gum is for medium hold to encourage curl clumping.

SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl & Style Milk, $9.99

Prevent frizz and add moisture to your hair with absolutely zero crunch or flakes. This creamy milk is a great moisturizer for coarse, thick hair that tends to poof up as soon as any moisture hits it.

Design Essentials Natural Curl Enhancing Mousse, $15.99

Your roller sets and flexi rod sets will look juicy and stay defined throughout the entire day with this great lightweight styling mousse, which won't leave your hair feeling dry or flaky afterwards because of its nutritious olive oil complex.

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