Finding the right curly hair product can be a real nightmare at times, because there is so much to choose from. Is it flaky? Will it elongate my curls? Can it be mixed with other products? Luckily this list will break down the top 10 most useful products for our varying hair needs. Whether it’s defined curls or silky straight tresses I have compiled definitive lists for all. In conclusion below you will find the best curl definers out in stores and online. All products listed smell delicious
1. Mane choice
Mane choice is a great way of giving curls hold and shine with pesky flakes, this is due to the biotin infused oils within the gel. Promotes hair growth while defining, defrizzing and holding your curls in place
Great for twist outs and wash and go. For best results flat twist and ensure the hair dry naturally. Best used on freshly washed hair, you won’t see the true results until hair dries.
3. KeraCare Defining Custard for Curly hair & Coils
Great for 4C hair for it’s high shine and defining properties. This pot of wonders moisturises the hair with Alma, Argan and Abyssinian oils, infused with the custard. Great affordable product delivering great results, a staple in mine and many others regime.
4. Aunt Jackie
Another well known brand with lots of options. This product stands out as it defines curls whilst also helping to detangle. Run this through your damp hair before blow-drying with a diffuser and you’ll definitely notice the difference. Curls will be springy with less frizz.
5.Cream of nature
Cream of nature have had an overhaul of late and have improved there formulas. As a result this product is great for popping curls! It works even better when used with the cream of nature styling mouse. Perfect shiny crunch free curls.
6. Camille Rose Naturals Almond Jai Twisting Butter
Great for twist outs and elongating curly hair while giving great definition and shine. Keeps curls popping and moisturised. The smell of this product is truly devine
7. As I Am Curling Jelly
No need for a twist out just wash and go. Perfect for looser curl. In my experience
It’s more effective on 4C curly hair when used with flexi rods. curl defining gel delivers a strong hit of hydration to the strands and locks in moisture without flaking.
8. Gold Series Hydrating Butter Creme for Curly hair
Pantene latest offering to the ‘natural hair movement’. Does a great job moisturizing curls and adding shine. Although not the best product for hold a definition, it absorbs wonderfully into hair with minimal build up.
9. Aveda Be Curly Curl Enhancing Spray
This will keep your hair defined and enhanced, while also providing serious hold. Gives major shrinkage but the pay off is worth it.
10. SheaMoisture Raw Shea & Cupuacu Styling Gel Cream
Work the product in section by section to ensure maximum definition. This product also provides and adds shine. It can double up as an edge control by applying a small amount of product to edges and smoothing with a flat brush.