Invest in a good repairing hair mask. 1
There’s a reason why wash-and-gos are so easy to achieve in the summer months, and that’s because the weather makes it easier for your curls to maintain moisture. The winter does the opposite, so you want to make sure you’re deeply conditioning and repairing your strands from the weather at least once a week. The Briogeo Don’t Despair Repair! Deep Conditioning Mask is a favorite among curly-haired women.
A good leave-in conditioner works wonders. 2
Curls need to be moisturized at all times. A deeply hydrating leave-in is crucial, especially during the winter. It also keeps curls silky soft. Try Curls Blueberry Bliss Reparative Leave-In Conditioner.
A defining curl jelly makes all the difference. 3
This curl jelly literally performs miracles. It makes even the frizziest, most damaged, undefined curls look bouncy and spiraled. Camille Rose Curl Maker is also infused with natural ingredients, like agave extract.
Use an ultra-hydrating cleansing conditioner. 5
There are hydrating cleansing conditioners, and there are ultra-hydrating cleansing conditioners. DevaCurl No-Poo Decadence was practically made for winter curls.
For extra tight and coily curls, a stretching gel can help prevent shrinkage. 6
The red palm oil and cocoa butter help to elongate and define tight curls and eliminate frizz. SheaMoisture Styling Gelee to the rescue!
Detangling gets real. 7
Winter weather makes curls more prone to dryness and tangling, especially for tighter curl patterns. Try a super hydrating detangler that’s going to gently get those knots out, like Honey Baby Naturals Knot My Honey Instant Detangler.
A leave-in conditioner with a dual purpose. 8
Honey Baby Naturals Leave-In Conditioner works in two phases. The milk proteins in it hydrate and protect your hair from split ends. The honey phase protects your hair from heat styling.
Treat your hair to deep conditioning and revitalizing. 9
Botanika Beauty's The Revitalizer Deep Conditioning Mask is ultra-moisturizing regardless of your hair type. It helps revitalize damaged hair and adds elasticity.
A great conditioner for tight textures. 11
Designed with tighter textures in mind, Pattern Intensive Conditioner for Tight Textures is ultra-hydrating. It's perfect for low porosity hair.
Keep those curls defined in the winter. 12
Rizos Curls Curl Defining Cream will help define and hold your curls without leaving them all crunchy. Instead of crunch, you'll get bouncy, defined, and frizz-free curls.
For those times you need a little refresh. 13
Rizos Curls Refresh & Detangle Spray has two functions. You can apply it to freshly washed hair for detangling or use it in between washes to refresh your curls.
Wake up your curls! 14
Ouidad Botanical Boost Curl Energizing & Refreshing Spray puts the "oomph" back in your curls. It uses botanical extracts to revitalize and rehydrate.
Something sweet for your scalp and hair. 15
Carol's Daughter Mimosa Hair Honey helps strengthen dry and brittle hair. It will soften without weighing down your locks.
Define, detangle, and brush without frustration. 16
Not Your Mother's Kinky Moves Curl Defining Detangler is formulated to soften, nourish, and strengthen curls. It will even help tame frizz.
Repair your hair and help it grow. 18
Urban Hydration Honey Growth & Repair Gel helps promote hair growth, protect your hair, and maintain moisture. No crunchiness included.
A custard for your curls. 19
Design Essentials Natural Honey Curl Forming Custard is infused with almond, avocado, honey, and chamomile. It's meant to give your curls intense shine, medium hold, and definition.
Revitalize your hair's texture without weighing it down 20
Mizani Coconut Souffle absorbs quickly to give you soft hair with uniform moisture. From roots to ends and inside out, your hair will be moisturized and protected from breakage.