Life with natural hair can be….complicated. Not only we have to deal with our hair being disrespectful and downright crazy at times, but we also spend lots of money on natural hair products. If you haven’t been impressed by the popular brands, or are looking to try something new, here are seven lesser-known natural hair brands to show your curls and kinks a little extra love:
1. Taliah Waajid
Taliah Waajid offers a wide range of natural hair care products for 3A-4C curls and kinks. From deep conditioners to curl cremes, they have a pretty much everything you could ever need. Plus, all their products smell amazing! You can find their products at Target, Sally Beauty Supply, and Walmart.
Products to try: Curly Curl Cream Hair Lotion, Shea-Coco Monoi Oil
2. Camille Rose Naturals
Camille Rose is a great brand for naturals looking to add a little extra moisture into their routine. Their products contain responsibly sourced, natural products that won’t strip or dry out your hair. Their deep conditioners are a must have for a lot of natural hair gurus. You can find Camille Rose Products at Target, Walmart, Whole Foods, and Bed, Bath & Beyond.
Products to try: Almond Jai Twisting Butter, Algae Renew Deep Conditioner
3. The Mane Choice
The Mane Choice is another favorite for many natural girls. Their detangling conditioner works miracles, and they even make hair vitamins. You can purchase The Mane Choice products at Target and Sally Beauty Supply.
Products to try: Easy On the Curls Detangling Hydration Conditioner (it’s AMAZING), Metabolism Plus Vitamins
4. Alikay Naturals
Alikay Naturals is a lesser-known brand, but they have some great products with all natural ingredients. Their products can be used for kinky, curly, wavy, and straight hair. They even make products for locs and skin care!
Products to try: Essential 17 Hair Growth Oil, Moisturizing Black Soap Shampoo, Shea Yogurt Hair Moisturizer
If you’ve watched a Youtube video on natural hair recently, chances are you’ve heard of Curls brand. Their Blueberry Bliss Reparative Hair Wash has taken the natural hair world by storm, and for a good reason. They’re products cleanse, detangle, and soften hair without stripping. Their products also work really well together for wash-n-go’s and other styles. You can find Curls products at select Target stores.
Products to try: Blueberry Bliss Reparative Hair Wash, Blueberry Bliss Twist-N-Shout Cream, Passionfruit Curl Control Paste
6. Mielle Organics
Last but not least, Mielle Organics is another growing natural hair care brand. Naturals all over the world have fallen in love with their products. They use essential oils and other natural ingredients to give moisture and restore curls and kinks to their natural beauty and softness. Their vitamins are also very popular! You can find Mielle Organics at Sally Beauty Supply and Target.
Products to try: Babbasu Oil Mint Deep Conditioner, Avocado Hair Milk, Honey & Ginger Edge Control, Healthy Hair Formula Vitamins