The 6 Best Conditioners For Curly Hair

If you’ve got curly hair, you’ll know that it can be both a blessing and a curse, mainly because it never dries the same way twice. One day you’ll wake up with tumbling beachy waves and the next you’ll be struggling to tame an uncontrollable frizzy mess.

To take some of the guesswork out of it, we’ve rounded up the best conditioners about so you’ve got a product you can rely on if you want a fool-proof way to nourish, tame, and control your locks. Phew.   

SheaMoisture Raw Shea & Cupuacu Frizz Defence Conditioner

As a general rule, curly hair tends to be on the drier side, so opting for a sulphate-free conditioner like SheaMoisture Raw Shea & Cupuacu Frizz Defence Conditioner is a good idea. Sulphates make the cuticle layer stand up which can promote frizz, as well as stripping your locks of moisture which can result in breakage for curly hair types. This conditioner does the opposite, instantly restoring moisture, smoothing flyaways, and leaving the tresses soft, sleek, and shiny. 

Ouidad Moisture Lock Leave In Conditioner

Another way to keep your curly locks hydrated is with a leave in conditioner, like Ouidad Moisture Lock Leave In Conditioner. Unlike your regular conditioner, leave ins continue to nourish and protect your hair long after you leave the shower. This is one of our faves due to it being enriched with several haircare heroes which work tirelessly to heal, hydrate, and control every strand, without weighing down the hair.  

Sebastian Twisted Elastic Detangler For Curls Conditioner

Sick of waking up to a matted mess? Sebastian Twisted Elastic Detangler For Curls Conditioner has the answer. Designed to make curly hair more manageable, this conditioner also boost elasticity, so your hair doesn’t end up looking flat or lifeless. Expect touchably softer tresses and (thanks to no longer having to battle with your hairbrush) to knock valuable minutes off your morning routine. Always a winner.

Briogeo Curl Charisma Rice Amino + Shea Curl Defining Conditioner

If you like your curls to look like they’ve been set to ultra HD, Briogeo Curl Charisma Rice Amino + Shea Curl Defining Conditioner is for you. Designed specifically to shape and structure whilst taming frizz, this conditioner adds body to the hair without making it appear limp or lifeless. It’s also vegan, cruelty-free, and sulphate-free. Bonus.

Amika Velveteen Dream Smoothing Conditioner

Ideal for hair that’s prone to flyaways, Amika Velveteen Dream Smoothing Conditioner is the humidity-fighting haircare essential that ensures your do won’t come undone. Massage a small amount from the mid-lengths to the ends for a silky smooth finish that refuses to frizz come rain or shine.  

SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl & Shine Conditioner

Drench your thick, curly locks in moisture with SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl & Shine Conditioner. With silk proteins to deliver a silky soft shine, neem oil to control frizz, and coconut oil to hydrate and reduce breakage, this ultra-conditioning all-rounder is a game-changer for curly and wavy hair types.