This firming gel is a great way to add texture to short hairstyles. designessentials.com.
Design Essentials Sleek Edge Control
This edge tamer is a standout, thanks to a flex-brush applicator. $6, softsheen-carson.com.
Dark & Lovely Edge Sleeker
Thanks to a petroleum-free formula, this all-natural edge tamer is a safe way to control and smooth your ‘do. $9, amazon.com.
Nubian Heritage Grow & Strengthen Edge Taming Taffy
This product is loaded with healthy hair essentials (vitamin E, castor oil, avocado) that smooth edges and stimulate growth. $10, themanechoice.com.
The Mane Choice Stimulating Edge Control
This frizz-tamer is made with all natural ingredients like fruit oil and mango seed butter. $18, amazon.com.
Curls Passion Fruit Control Paste
Honey naturally softens hair while ginger stimulates growth. This product utilizes both so you can avoid that crunchy feeling post-application. $13, mielleorganics.com.
Mielle Organics Honey & Ginger Edge Gel
This frizz-fighting product is infused with coconut and shea butters to prevent drying. $9, sallybeauty.com.
Eden Bodyworks Coconut Shea Control Edge Gel
For best results, smooth this product in with fingertips or a comb after applying to edges. $15, sallybeauty.com.
Hicks Edges Pomade
Made with lanolin and beeswax, this paste will provide flexible hold with a matte finish. $14, deeperthanhair.com.
Deeper Than Hair Laid Edge Control
If you have heat-styled hair, this non-greasy formula will lay your edges without adding texture to straight strands. $12, hqhair.com.
KeraCare Edge Tamer
The star ingredient of this conditioning gel is jojoba oil, which adds shine and luster upon application. $7, sallybeauty.com.
Dr. Miracle’s Style Edge Holding Gel
This clear gel dries upon application so you can avoid sticky and flaky edges. $8, target.com.
Carol’s Daughter Black Vanilla Edge Control Smoother
Monoi is a Tahitian oil frequently used to prevent breakage and provide moisture. $6, target.com.
ORS Monoi Oil Edge Control
Jamaican castor oil and murumuru both have restorative qualities that will benefit both the hair and scalp. $26, sephora.com.
Madam C.J. Walker Jamaican Black Castor & Murumuru Oil Edge Control Paste