Cowash: Our beauty gurus agree that cleansing conditioners have completely changed the game for both curly and straight girls. Moisture-rich formulas that clean without stripping or overdrying and leave behind hydrating ingredients-help whip strands into the best shape (and curl pattern) ever.
DEVACURL No-Poo Conditioning Cleanser, $20, 12 oz, devacurl.com.
R+CO Analog Cleansing Foam Conditioner, $29, Neiman Marcus
ORIBE Cleansing Crème, $44, oribe.com
MISS JESSIE’S Co-Wash, $11, 12 oz, missjessies.com.
One thing’s for sure, our readers know what’s best for their hair. Money isn’t a factor if the products work, and these brands topped the list for reliability and consistent results for both curly and straight textures.
MIZANI True Textures Intense Moisture Replenish Treatment, $18, Ulta
MOROCCANOIL Treatment Original, $44, moroccanoil.com.
If flat irons and blow-dryers are part of your routine, add these scorch-shielding heat protecting potions to your arsenal.
BB. Repair Blow Dry Elixir, $31, 5 oz, bumbleandbumble.com.
KÉRASTASE Elixir Ultime Original Oil, $58, 100 ml, kerastase-usa.com.
ALTERNA Multi-Vitamin Heat Protection Spray, $30, Sephora.
GHD Heat Protect Spray, $22, sephora.com.
When it comes to maintaining those spirals, panelists voted this as the product they can’t live without.
GARNIER Whole Blends Coconut Oil & Cocoa Butter Leave-In Conditioner, $7, CVS
CAROL’S DAUGHTER Almond Milk Leave-In Conditioner, $11, Target.
INFUSIUM23 Moisture Replenisher Leave-in Treatment, $6, 8 oz, Walmart.
OUIDAD Curl Immersion Triple Treat Deep Conditioner, $38, ouidad.com.
Madam C.J. Walker Beauty Culture Curl Define Milk, $26, sephora.com (available June 2016).
ORS Olive Oil With Pequi Oil Smooth nd Easy Edge Gel, $5, Sally Beauty.
Shea Moisture Fruit Fusion Weightless Crème Rinse, $11, ulta.com.