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As someone who loves testing new products as much as the next beauty obsessive, even I have to admit that trying new hair products can be a pain — especially if you have curly or textured strands. You know what I'm talking about: A new formula promises to get your curls on point, but $30 and three hours later you’re left with a flat wash-and-go that becomes a slicked-back bun for the upcoming week.
As anyone with curls knows, no two heads of hair are exactly the same — which means that finding the right products takes some trial and error. There are, however, benchmark formulas that garner rave reviews. It's the ones with sterling reputations that we're interested in making room for in our medicine cabinets — which is why we tracked them down.
Ahead, you'll find 11 products that have been bestowed with a seal of approval from curly-haired vloggers — and deserve a chance in your medicine cabinet, too.