1) This Curl-Defining Cream

Moroccanoil Curl Defining Cream

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$13.00

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There’s a reason why this tube has more than 900 glowing reviews on Amazon alone: This shit works. Whereas most creams tend to weigh down finer curl types, this lightweight cream has just a touch of argan oil in it that works to smooth frizz and define waves and curls without ever feeling greasy, heavy, or sticky.sephora.com

2) This Customizable Curl Shampoo

Redken Curvaceous High-Foam Cleanser

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$20.00

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Not all curl shampoos are created equal, and Redken gets that. Which is why they designed a very specific, customized line of three different shampoos-a high-foam cleanser for waves and fine curls (I have this sitting in my shower right now), a low-foam cleanser for thicker curls, and a no-foam cleansing conditioner for tighter, coarser curls. All three are sulfate-free and perfectly formulated to leave your hair clean, moisturized, and not at all stripped.ulta.com

3) This Gentle Scalp Scrub

Kristin Ess Instant Exfoliating Scalp Scrub

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$14.00

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Here’s the thing about curls: They need a ton of moisture. But by the time you slap on the deep conditioners, the leave-ins, the creams, and the oils, your curls might look great, but your scalp? Gunked-up and stressed out. Which is where a scalp scrub comes in. This gritty formula uses natural sugars to gently slough away flakes and build-up, along with sweet almond, sunflower, and avocado oils to moisturize your skin and mitigate irritation. Massage it over your scalp in tiny circles, then rinse and shampoo/condition as usual.target.com

4) This Curl-Refreshing Spray

Miss Jessie's Curls So Fresh Refreshing Curls

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$10.99

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If your second- or third-day curls are usually relegated to a topknot or braid because they’re so dry and undefined, may I introduce you to your new BFF? This refreshing spray is filled with water and glycerin to rehydrate and re-clump curls on contact, along with a touch of tamanu nut oil to add definition and shine as soon as you spritz it on.target.com

5) This Moisturizing Curl Balm

Qhemet Biologics Olive & Honey Hydrating Balm

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$16.00

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This totally clear balm uses a mix of olive oil, grapeseed oil, and wildflower honey to deeply moisturize hair and seal in hydration. Just comb a scoop through your damp hair, or mix it with your favorite leave-in before your wash-and-go or twist-out, and your coils and kinks will stay defined, shrink-free, and shiny, all day long.
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