5 of the Best… Products for Curly Hair That You May Not Have Heard of

Everyone seems to be obsessed with curly hair at the moment (me included) with a huge trend towards ‘going natural‘ in the past decade.

Some have said this is a backlash against treated hair and weaves, as a result there has been a move towards more organic and ‘natural ‘ ingredients. The hair market has been quick to respond and is now flooded with products claiming to be perfect for curly hair.

Here are 5 products that actually work (they’ve all been tested on my own curly locks) and that you might not have heard of yet…

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Hair Fix or Hair Fail: Lee Stafford’s ArganOil from Morocco Wave and Nourish wand 

Let me introduce you to my new favourite hair styling tool. It’s Lee Stafford’s ArganOil from Morocco Wave and Nourish wand, which has been described as *the* styling tool for ‘beachy waves’.

If I’m honest I had no idea what beachy waves were until I used this wand (apart from the ones I splash around in on holiday, obvs) but the best way I can describe it is a curl that isn’t as tight as a ringlet — don’t worry I provided plenty of beachy wave pics via Pinterest.

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5 of the Best… Hair Care Products for Curly Hair

As more of us are leaving the straighteners in the drawer and ‘going natural’, we are faced with getting to know and work with our curl patterns on a more regular basis.

The hair industry has gone all out to try and capitalise on the growing group of women who want to embrace their curls, and so there are hundreds of products out there.

I’ve probably tried most of them in my quest for bouncy, glossy curls, with somewhat mixed results. Here are five products that really worked for me.

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Impartial Review: Mazuri Olive Oil Sheen Spray

I get hair envy on a daily basis, so when I was sent this sheen spray by Be Box (the subscription box for women of colour), I had to try it out. To make this review fair and uniform with my other reviews, I have laid out 5 criteria to test this product by: Smell, Effectiveness, Convenience, Ingredients and the ‘R Factor’, the meaning of which will be revealed later…

When I unwrapped this product, the first thing I did was smell it. So many hair products have such strong smells that they really put me off using them; there is nothing worse than meeting someone for the first time and getting knocked out by an overpowering cloud of hair product. This product smells amazing, the best way I can describe it is a gentle smell of the forest with a sugary topnote, sound strange, smells amazing.

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Expensive Curls: The Price Scale of Rinse Out Conditioners for Curly Hair

If you walk into any hair shop and take a look at the curly hair section, and you will be surprised at the vast amount of different brands and products that have sprung up over the past few years, all thanks to the natural hair phenomena of course.

The rinse out conditioner is a staple for all curly and natural girls, so let’s take a look at how high some of those prices have got and what these new products have to offer. Prices are listed from low to high…

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