It is important to know your hair porosity, needs and issues before you invest your money in buying any hair product. This will provide you with the best opportunity to know and buy products that work well for your hair’s porosity and needs. So, when you buy a product, always study the effects of said products on your hair before buying in bulk. For example, if you have high porosity hair and you know light weight oils don’t work for you and you use Castor oil (heavy weight oil) but you notice the Castor oil is not working for you then pls. stop.
Shampoos (sulfate free shampoos)
Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo
Giovanni Smooth As Silk Deep Moisture Shampoo
Carol’s Daughter Monoi Repairing Sulfate-Free Shampoo
Carol’s Daughter Black Vanilla Moisturizing Shampoo
Organix Shampoo, Nourishing Coconut Milk
Organix Shampoo, Moroccan Argan Oil
As I Am Coconut CoWash Cleansing Conditioner – Some naturals say this product dries their hair. So as usual test it out and see if it works for you.
Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Co-Wash Conditioning Cleanser
Jane Carter Solution – I use their leave-in conditioners. They have good products
Eden BodyWork Coconut Shea Cleansing Cowash- I have heard good things about this product but if you are allergic to coconut then don’t try this product.
Nubian Heritage Indian Hemp and Tamanu Co-wash
Carol’s Daughter Hair Milk Co-wash cleansing Conditioner
A good conditioner is one that provides long-lasting moisture without weighing down the hair.
Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter Restorative Conditioner
Organix Nourishing Coconut Milk Conditioner
Organix Renewing Moroccan Argan Oil Conditioner
Kinky Curly Knot Today
TRESemme Naturals Nourishing Moisture Conditioner – heard nothing but good stuff about this product but unfortunately the makers don’t sell this anymore.
Coconut Shea All Natural Hair Masque
Camille Rose Naturals Coconut Water Penetrating Hair Treatment
Ouidad Curl Recovery Melt-Down Extreme Repair Mask
Camille Rose Naturals Algae Deep Conditioner
SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Deep Treatment Masque
EDEN BodyWorks Jojoba Monoi Deep Conditioner! – heard so much good stuff about this product, tired it and loved it then reality sunk in… this product dried my hair so bad. I had to drop it
Mixed Chicks Deep Conditioner
Shea Moisture Superfruit Complex 10 in 1 Renewal System Hair Masque (my holy grail).
As I Am Hydration Elation Intensive Conditioner
Kinky curly curling custard
Jane carter nutrient replenishing conditioner
Cantu shea butter for natural hair deep treatment masque – heard mixed reviews works for some, doesn’t work for some.
Shea Moisture African Black Soap Purification Masque
Giovanni Tea Tree Deep Conditioner
Carol daughter Monoi Repairing Hair Mask
Leave – in Conditioners
Kinky-Curly Knot Today – heard many great things and a lot of hair vloggers and bloggers use it. I have never used it and have been wary because I am a 4C low porosity Chiquita and this product does not have water listed as one of its ingredients but it does have other good ingredients mentioned such as mango extract and slippery elm. A good leave-in conditioner has a water base but there are some leave-in conditioners without a water base that work well for some natural hair Chiquitas.
Oyin Handmade Hair Dew – I have heard a lot about this product especially as a co-wash.
Jane Carter Revitalizing Leave-in Conditioner – I use this product a lot specifically to moisturize my hair when in braids. Available in Lagos, Nigeria (thank God)
Giovanni Direct Leave-In- I use this product all the time when I do the LOC method (or in my case LCO). This product is water soluble.
Shea butter – this product is a staple Holy Grail Product. It works, works and works for all types of hair, it can even work for low porosity hair (if you use heat with it). Also, when I say shea butter I don’t mean Shea moisture shea butter or Cantu shea butter they do work but if you want the best and you are not about spending a lot of money then go for the raw unrefined shea butter (especially my Naija Chiquitas). You take that and make your own butter mix. Take your shea butter and mix it with your preferred oils. Or you can watch some great YouTube vloggers, e.g. naptural85 butter mix. (Naptural85 buttercream mix)
Miss Jessie’s buttercreams – I have tried this product, and it is light and I did notice that although it moisturized and gave my hair shine it also left my hair oily and greasy (Yeap…product build-up).
As I Am Twist Defining Cream
Camille Rose Naturals Almond Jai
Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl Enhancing Smoothie – pls. don’t let curl enhancing fool you. This product will not turn coil to curl. Speaking from experience
Eden BodyWorks Coconut Shea Edge Control Gel
Eco Styler Gel with Argan Oil
As I am Smoothing Gel
More products can be found at the source –
Flax Seed Gel – Organic and you make it yourself can’t be bought in a store (Naptural85 flax seed )
Giovanni LA Natural Styling Gel
Aloe Vera Gel
Eco Styler Gel – not a fan
Kinky Curly Custard