We condition, moisturize, cleanse and strengthen our strands but when it is all said and done, we’ve stell got to style it too! Sounds like a lot? Well, only if you do not know what to do. Natural hair can be a lot of things but expensive is not one of them when you know what to buy.
Styling natural hair can be a challenge when fighting off dryness, frizz and tangles but I’ve got a list below of the faves for naturals who do not want to spend a lot of time or money on their hair. I’ve got the best of the best from gels, serums to mousse, you can find something within your budget and your style.
Cantu Shea Butter For Natural Hair Moisturizing Twist & Lock Gel
If you want your twists, twist-outs, locs, or even loose curls frizz-free and manageable then Cantu Shea Butter and Locking gel is perfect for you! It’s made with 100 percent Pure Shea Butter and formulated without chemicals or harsh ingredients. The price is too good to pass up especially if you have Amazon Prime (like I do!) and get free 2 day shipping.
Alba Botanica Advanced, Strong Hold Style Gel
Get salon-quality ingredients like herbal extracts, botanical oils and plant proteins to create the look you want without harsh, color-damaging chemicals. Alba Strong hold styling gel will hold your hair without harming your curls, coils and waves. With that great price you cannot go wrong by picking it up.
Get your hair under control at an amazing price Curly Hair solutions Curl Keeper will fight off frizz without product build-up because it is water-based and lightweight. Get style for days for the right price and if you have Amazon Prime, you get it with no shipping fees and in 2 days!
Jane Carter is a beloved line of naturals and for good reason. The Jane Carter Wrap & Roll optimal for roller sets whether they are curlformers, magnetic rollers or flexi rods. This wrapping lotion will set your style quickly, smoothly and make your style last!
Every household with a woman in it has had Lottabody’s setting lotion in it. It has been a staple for relaxed hair but it does wonders with natural hair as well! This setting lotion is perfect for wet setting, blow styling or waving natural hair without flakes and drying quickly. The price is still great and it will last forever since it is still concentrated.
Are you even natural if you do not have ECO Styler Olive Oil Gel in your bathroom? This ultra-popular gel has 100 percent pure olive oil naturally retains moisture to your scalp. It does have protein so I always use sparingly but if you need those edges slicked, or frizz to be gone then this cheap gel is for you!
Bed Head Totally Baked Volumizing and Prepping Hair Meringue
Prep your hair for heat styles with Bed Head’s Volumizing Hair Meringue. Gain a long lasting boost of hold with good volume and texture without heat damage.
Master gorgeous hair with Curls Unleashed Shine and Define Mousse. It defines curls while providing all day hold and helps eliminate frizz without the crunch because crunchy hair is not sexy hair. Mousse has come a long way and naturals need to check it out for stylers.
SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Reconstructive Finishing Elixir
This has been a staple in my bathroom and it’s no secret I love the SheaMoisture line. This Raw Shea Butter Reconstructive Finishing Elixir adds shine while fighting off frizz and it the perfect finishing product to add to your hair to complete your style.
My sister hipped me to this nugget of styling goodness and it is truly a styling pro. OGX Nourishing Coconut Milk Serum has weightless coconut oils blended with silk and keratin proteins. It creates a silk repair therapy that is great from time to time (protein should not be used that often) for silky, sexy hair.
This list is styling gold for naturals so make sure to try them out and see just how frizz-free and soft your tresses can become.
Styling on a budget Naturals,
Roller Set Items