Product Junkies: 10 Top Moisturizers for Curly Hair

Get ready to kiss dry goodbye!  As the temperatures rise and summer's dry air takes over, give your curls the VIP treatment with these 10 uber-hydrating moisturizers.

Nicole Marie Melton May, 30, 2013

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This lightweight moisturizer contains mango oil and bamboo milk to hydrate and nourish your hair.  The custom formula of this souffle also gives your hair extra elongation for big, fluffy twist-outs, puffs and 'fros.

$10.99, available at CVS

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A cult-classic among curly girls, this legendary pudding offers moisture, shine and everything your curls could ask for.  Dab on wet or dry hair for defined twist-outs, updos, buns and more.

$38, available at Miss Jessie’s.

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Treat your curls to some TLC with this lusciously rich formula that softens and hydrates textured hair types. Whether you have lose type-3 curls, or coily type-4 kinks, your hair is sure to soak up the buttery goodness of this penetrating moisturizer.

$16, available at Qhemet Biologics

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Pantene is a brand that's been around for decades, and this new-and-improved formula specifically for curly hair is just as phenomenal as the go-to products of yesteryear.  The oil-infused custard defines curls and controls frizz for touchable, bouncy hair.

$7.99, available at

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Curly girls can’t seem to get enough of this product, which contains all natural ingredients and is great for hydrating dry hair.

$9.99, available at Target.

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Slather on a few dollops of this all-natural cream to infuse your curls with moisture, strength and frizz-free shine. With ingredients such as coconut oil, aloe vera, shea butter and avocado oil, this new item to the EDEN Bodyworks line is a curly girl's dream.

$8.49, available at Sally Beauty

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Shea butter, coconut oil and mango seed butter are just a few of the rich ingredients you'll find in this super hydrating hair butter. Best of all, it can also be used as an effective moisturizer for the skin, too.

$13, available at Koils By Nature

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If you're looking for a lightweight moisturizer that provides definition, too, this little jar is your new best friend. The creamy gel texture is the best of both worlds, offering hydration and hold to give you hair that wow-factor you crave.

$6.49, available at Walgreens

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Brazil nut butter, castor oil, shea butter and coconut oil are just a few of the gems that can be found in this moisturizing butter. Use for styling, twisting, and braiding or simply slather it into your hair in small sections to lock in moisturize.

$13, available at Dezign Ayuan Naturals

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Lock in moisture and and banish dry hair for good with this creamy curl yogurt suitable for all hair types and textures. A unique blend of shea butter and argan oil make this formula a top choice for achieving soft, fluffy curls.

$7.99, available at Ulta