Beauty Vloggers With Curly Hair LOVE These Affordable Products

Photographed by Lauren Perlstein.
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.
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Product: Aussie Moist Conditioner

Recommended By: Jewellianna Palencia — and almost every curly-haired blogger on the internet.

What You Need To Know: This conditioner is a favorite for its ability to deeply hydrate all hair textures — especially curls. The bottle is large and wildly affordable, which is always a plus for a moisture-reliant mane.

Tip: It also works as a leave-in conditioner for defined and moisturized curls.

Aussie
Moist Conditioner, $4.99, available at Target.
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Product: As I Am Coconut Cleansing Conditioner

Recommended by: NaturallyQuinn

What You Need To Know:
This product is a mainstay among natural hair bloggers for its gentle washing properties. That is, it removes buildup without stripping the hair and infuses strands with moisture like crazy. It’s made with tangerine, coconut oil, and castor oil (can you hear angels singing yet?) to promote growth and strength. Did I mention that this product made my own hair transition far easier? It's that good.

Tip: Use this product along with the suggested Leave-In Conditioner and Curling Jelly. Naturally Quinn says it gave her “The best wash ‘n go ever.

As I Am Coconut Cleansing Conditioner, $7.99, available at Target.
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Product: TREsseme Curl Hydration Conditioner

Recommended by: Kay and Kosh

What You Need To Know: This conditioner employs vitamin B1 to supply moisture to curly and wavy hair. Vloggers Kay and Kosh say the affordable price tag, long-lasting product, and ability to keep their curls bouncy makes this product a win-win.

Tip: It's great for detangling. Use this product with a wide-tooth comb or Denman brush to further prep your hair for a perfect style.

TREsseme Curl Hydration Conditioner, $4, available at Walmart.
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Product: DevaCurl How to Quit Shampoo Kit

Recommended By: Sydnie’s Curly World

What You Need To Know: This set is perfect for those with looser curls or anyone who prefers lightweight products. DevaCurl is an iconic brand in the curl community, heralding “no-poo” cleansing products that don’t strip strands and are made with peppermint and grape seed oil to stimulate the scalp.

Tip: For stubborn knots, apply extra One Condition and gently finger detangle.

DevaCurl How to Quit Shampoo: The Original Cleanse and Condition Curl Kit $35, available at Sephora.
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Product: TGIN Honey Miracle Hair Mask

Recommended by: Fro Girl Ginny

What You Need To Know: Deep conditioning is the key to healthy hair. Curly girls of all textures are scooping up this hair mask made with raw honey and olive oil to coat their hair with the humectant properties of honey. This product makes detangling a breeze and layers on a light oil that will penetrate deep and support styling.

Tip: Put a plastic cap over your hair while wearing the mask to generate heat get all the good stuff in!

TGIN Honey Miracle Hair Mask, $15, available at Sally Beauty.
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Product: Curls Blueberry Bliss Reparative Hair Mask

Recommended by: GlamTwinz

What You Need To Know: This reparative mask is made with blueberry extract, aloe leaf juice, and chamomile extract to protect and restore damaged curls. If you’re dealing with color treated tresses or brittle ends, reach for this mask to rebuild and promote strength.

Tip: Only leave the mask on for the recommended amount of time to avoid further damage since it packs protein.

Curls Blueberry Bliss Reparative Hair Mask, $15, available at Curls.
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Product: Curls Blueberry Bill Hair Growth Oil

Recommended by: Jadah Doll

What You Need To Know: Many bloggers with long, luxurious tresses swear by this growth oil — and we can see why. It's formulated with the same good-for-your-hair extracts in the masks, but it also contains pomegranate seed, argan, and gardenia flower oil.

Tip: Mix this oil in with Curls’ Blueberry Bliss hair mask for added protection — or apply it directly to the scalp and massage with your fingers.

Curls Blueberry Bliss Hair Growth Oil, $12, available at Curls.
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Product: Kinky-Curly Knot Today Leave In Conditioner Detangler

Recommended by: Kenzie Kenz

What You Need To Know: 'Slip' is important when detangling — which is why this slippery product made it onto the favorites list of many curly-haired vloggers. Read: It coats the hair, making for stress-free styling.

Tip: Kenzie Kenz suggests using this product before shampooing to retain moisture and prep hair for wash day.

Kinky-Curly Knot Today Leave In Conditioner Detangler, $12, available at Target.
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Product: Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl Enhancing Smoothie

Recommended by: KinkySweat

What You Need To Know: If your curls are thirsty and parched yet have a hard time holding on to moisture, this vlogger favorite is for you. The formula is lightweight but loaded with moisture infusing ingredients like coconut oil and vegetables for extremely defined curls and flowing wash ‘n go.

Tip: Part your hair and apply this product on detangled sections making sure to coat each strand for extra defintion.

Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl Enhancing Smoothie, $12, available at Ulta Beauty.
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Product: Redken Curvaceous Curl Refiner

Recommended by: Jasmine Brown

What You Need To Know: Redken’s Curvaceous line is made with the brand’s exclusive 'curl memory complex' which it says helps curls retain moisture while lightly coating strands to ease frizz. Vloggers with varying curl types all seem to give the formula A+ reviews, too.

Tip: Use a microfiber cotton towel to absorb excess product if you overdo it.

Redken Curvaceous Curl Refiner $24, available at ulta.com
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Product: Ecoco Eco Styler Gel Olive Oil

Recommended by: TrophDoph

What You Need To Know: If ever there was a universal accolade from vloggers with tighter curls and kinky textures, it would go to this Eco Styler gel. It comes in several levels of hold, and different formulas, providing an option for every hair need. It's free of alcohol and resists flaking, which is probably why it's so well loved.

Tip: Use this gel sparingly to slick down edges, achieve the Girl Boss Bun, or give your curls extra definition after using a styling cream.

Ecoco Eco Styler Gel Olive Oil, $6, available at Sally Beauty.
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