For some women, going natural is a way to save time on hairstyling and embrace their natural beauty, but one of the least expected side effects of going chemical-free is the cost. Yes, you’re no longer dropping $40 or $50 each week at the salon, but all those creams, detanglers and twist butters can really add up!

The good news is you don’t have to empty your bank account in search of the perfect curls. Here are 12 tips from Tai and Tarin Perry, also known as the money-savvy, fro-rockin’ Double Saving Divas, on how to go natural without going broke.