Best Products for Every Type of Hair

Thin & Straight

If you have thin straight hair you need products that will give you some volume. You don’t want to use anything heavy or greasy because it will weigh your hair down more. Look for products will give you some texture and lift.

Nexxus Hydra-Light Root Lifting Mist

Pantene Pro-V Flat to Volume Shampoo & Conditioner

Herbal Essences Naked Volumizing Soufflé


Kinky Curls

If your hair is in crazy tight curls, it will look best moisturized. Deep conditioning restores shiny and smooth curls. Creamy products work best.  

Garnier Fructis Marvelous Oil Frizz Defy

OGX Moroccan Curling Perfection Defining Cream

Blow Blow Out Hair Spray



If your hair is wavy you need products that will fight frizz and leave your hair feeling soft. Avoid gels because they will make your hair feel crunchy and creams because they are too heavy. Sprays work best for your hair type.

Suave Professionals Natural Infusion Light Oil Spray

Sally Hershberger Supreme Head Conditioner for Wavy Hair

Not Your Mother's Beach Babe Texturizing Sea Salt Spray



If your hair is curly, products that tame fizziness and hydrate your curls are your best friends.  Frizz will be less prominent if your curls are moisturized. This will also keep it shiny and full of light.

Herbal Essences Totally Twisted Curl Silkening Detangler

Pantene Pro-V Deep Moisturizing Treatment for Curly Hair

TRESemmé Expert Selection Make Waves Shine Enhancing Cream

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