Kinky Curly Gloss Pomade

Beloved readers, your texture and regimen is going to decide how useful this gloss pomade is for your mane. It has the potential to multi-task–beautifully, at that–giving it potential Holy Grail status for the right head of hair. My Experience The product itself is a slightly tacky, creamy, off-white pomade. It melts down into a thick, …

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Kinky Curly Original Curling Custard Natural Styling Gel

My Experience It can be tricky to find the perfect use for this product, when not paired with anything else. When it is paired with the rest of the line, it’s usefulness is greatly dependent upon texture. Allow me to explain: My natural curl pattern (4a/3c) benefited from less frizz, but took about six hours to …

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Kinky Curly Knot-Today Natural Leave-In Detangler

Beloved readers, one thing I love about the Kinky Curly line is its natural ingredients. This natural leave-in is no exception. Better still, this line is silicone free, sulfate free, organic, and glycerin free! Huzzah! My Experience This natural leave-in moisturizes exceedingly well. It also detangles hair exceedingly well. (Double huzzah!) You can read the rest of my experiences …

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Kinky Curly Come Clean Natural Moisturizing Shampoo

Silicone-free, sulfate-free, paraben-free, organic, glycerin-free, and animal-friendly–interested yet, beloved readers? I hope so. My Experience This shampoo leaves hair and scalp squeaky clean and feeling oh, so brand new. This is every bit as strong (and potentially drying) as my drugstore clarifying go-to by Neutrogena (read my experience with it here). I used this everyday–as I shampoo …

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Kinky Curly: Spiral Spritz Natural Styling Serum

Beloved readers, when I read the words “natural styling serum” on a product’s bottle, the super-slick sensation that silicones provide immediately come to mind. Rest assured, this has no silicone. It is also sulfate-free, paraben-free, and animal-friendly. My Experience This “styling” serum is a high-quality moisturizer more than anything else. That typed and read, used alone, it won’t …

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Aveda Be Curly Curl Enhancing Spray

Hair spray, like gel, can be a polarizing beauty product. Some women swear by it, others loathe it. Even among those who would despair to be a day without it, there are cult classics like L’Oreal Elnett and more niche version of this styling wonder like Aveda’s Be Curly Curl Enhancing Spray. If you’re a …

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Aveda Be Curly Style-Prep

My Experience I was new to style-prep products when I tried this, so I had no performance expectations whatsoever. This product claims to provide all-day frizz control, moisture and curl definition. It (mostly) delivers. Read all of my experiences with Aveda products here. Interested in the Be Curly line? Read my experiences with other Be Curly products …

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Coco Curls Curly Styling Aid (Rebranded as Moisture Love)

Beloved readers, Coco Curls, after hearing of my previous poor experiences with Shea-based products, was kind enough to send me some of their lovely Curly Styling Aid. I must admit was extremely reluctant to try it–my hair hates shea butter as a leave-in; however, this changed my mind for the better towards Shea Butter. The mousse-like …

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Aveda Be Curly Curl Enhancer

This product pulled me from drug store brands to the Salon-side for quite a while! It is worth EVERY penny. That said, do not hesitate to ask for samples. Aveda salons are happy to oblige in that respect. My Experience Disclaimer: I used this as a part of the entire Be Curly line. Curious about my …

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Aveda Be Curly Shampoo

AML & Curl Enhancing Shampoo The first time I used this, beloved readers, I stepped out of the shower, looked in the mirror and gasped–for all the right reasons. If you want to know if a curl enhancing shampoo truly exists–they do. (Trust me.) My Experience Aloe + wheat protein + Aveda + Rachel = …

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