With the economy still recovering, the cost of hair care can be quite challenging especially for curlies since our product use is high. Even things as simple as conditioner and stylers can cause financial stress these days. Stop your worrying— here you will learn about affordable hair products that will actually make your curly hair look great.

Here is a list of hair products that won’t break the bank but will keep your curls looking great.


Conditioners can be expensive and are one item most curlies like to splurge on. If you are trying to save some cash check out these two conditioners under $5.

Sunsilk De-Frizz Conditioner

  1. Sunsilk De-Frizz Conditioner

    This product is a great option because it helps hair from getting frizzy or poufy.

    Price: $3.40

    Average CurlRating: 4

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  2. Herbal Essences Hello Hydration Conditioner Orchid and Coconut Milk

    2010 NaturallyCurly Best of the Best Winner! This is a great conditioner because of the moisturizing component of the coconut milk. It provides great slip and works wonderful as a co-wash.


    Average CurlRating: 4

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Shampoo is an area where most curlies cut back on cost. Here are two wonderful options for your shampoo routine.

Crème of Nature Shampoo

  1. Crème of Nature Detangling Conditioning Shampoo, Regular

    Great shampoo! No sulfates so it’s shampoo free friendly. Leaves hair soft and hydrated without stripping the hair.

    Price: $5

    Average CurlRating: 4

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  2. Trader Joe’s Refresh Citrus Shampoo with Vitamin C

    This all-natural shampoo is very refreshing but provides moisturizing benefits and has an amazing smell. This shampoo is gentle, sulfate-free and clarifies without being harsh.

    Price: $2.29

    Average CurlRating: 5

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An area curlies do not like to skimp on, but we need a lot of these products so why not get great results while saving some green?

Fruit of the Earth Aloe Gel

  1. Fruit of the Earth Aloe Gel

    Made with fresh, cooling Aloe Vera, this gel forms a protective barrier that helps retain moisture and promote healing.

    Price: $3.60

    Average CurlRating: 4

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  2. John Frieda Frizz-Ease Curl Dreams Curl Perfecting Spray

    A great curl refresher! Gives curls their bounce back and adds shine!

    Price: $5.99

    Average CurlRating: 4

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