We asked the BuzzFeed Community for the best products to use on thick hair. Here are the fabulous results.
1. Aussie's 3-Minute Miracle Moist
"It’s affordable, and conditions my hair wonderfully — without weighing it down."
What it is: A deep conditioner best used on damaged, thick hair. Get it for $3 on Aussie's website.
2. SheaMoisture's Coconut & Hibiscus Curl & Style Milk
"It's cruelty-free, it smells like coconut, and I'd be so frustrated without it."
What it is: A moisturizer for your hair that both detangles and controls your fluffy curls. Find it for $7.99 at Target.
—Sarah Nicole, Facebook
3. INVISIBOBBLE's Traceless Hair Ring
"This product changed the game, and the website has how-to hairdo tutorials! The hair ties don't break or get tangled in my hair like all the others I've tried."
What they are: A ponytail holder for thick locks that won't leave any kinks in your hair. 😍 Find 'em at Ulta for $7.95 for a pack of three.
4. Alba Botanica's Kukui Nut Body Oil
"I'll use it if I'm expecting a frizzy hair day and I want to prevent it."
What it is: Body oil — but it works gloriously on your thick hair when you can't find another way to tame the frizz. But make sure to focus on your ends, so your roots don't get oily! Get it for $11 at Walmart.
—Wendy Miller, Facebook
5. The Wet Brush
"It is the best brush for my hair, hands down."
What it is: A brush that will detangle without ripping your gorgeous hair. Find it for $9.99 on the Wet Brush website.
6. Twisted Sista 30 Second Curl Spray
"It's actually amazing — it gives my curls more bounce, and detangles my hair effectively!"
What it is: A revitalizing, de-frizzing spray that is a godsend when you're a frizzy-haired human on a humid day. Find it for about $9 at Walmart.
—Vari Andrew-Barr, Facebook
7. Garnier Fructis's Sleek And Shine Anti-Frizz Serum
"I take a little bit (yes, just a little — it's a miracle!) and smooth it through the lower half of my hair, then smooth any remaining over the top half. It makes my hair super sleek and silky."
What it is: A smoothing serum that also leaves your hair shiny AF. It's $5.99 on Garnier's website.
8. Scunci's No Damage Thick Hair Ponytail Holders
"They actually hold my hair, and none of them have broken yet! They're the perfect size and a must-have for the thick hair squad."
What they are: Ponytail holders, yo. Get 'em for $5 for a pack of 24 at Walmart.
9. Giovanni's 2Chic Ultra Moist Shampoo And Conditioner
"I swear by this stuff!"
What they are: A cleansing duo that deep conditions and moisturizes through omega oils. They're $15.99 each on their website.
—Wendy Miller, Facebook
10. LUSH's R&B Hair Moisturizer
"It makes your hair smell good and feel incredibly soft."
What it is: A best-seller at LUSH, R&B conditions and moisturizes using an avocado oil and oatmeal formula. It's $24.95 at LUSH.
11. L'Oreal's Steampod Cream
"My frizzy, curly Greek hair has never been softer, and there's no damage. I have a nice, natural wave."
What it is: A pro-keratin smoothing cream that's supposed to last up to three days. Get it for $15.50 on Beautyspin.
—Louise Brain, Facebook
12. Aveda's Brilliant Spray-On Shine
It truly is ~brilliant.~
What it is: A beautiful-smelling mist for all hair types that prevents flyaways and deals with annoying frizz. Find it for $28 on the Aveda website.
—Katie Therese Flynn Bolte, Facebook
13. Bumble and Bumble's Haidresser's Invisible Oil
"I feel like I've been searching my whole life for this stuff."
What it is: A blend of oils that'll nourish your hair, leaving it soft and easy to comb and style. It's $40 on their website.
—Kelly Rankin and Luisa Gottardo, Facebook
14. Morrocanoil's Curl Defining Cream
"It lasts for ages, and is genuinely the only product that has the ability to tame the ginger fleece I have sprouting from my scalp."
What it is: An argan oil-infused curl definer that hydrates hair and maintains bouncy, non-frizzy curls. Get it for $13.50 from Morrocanoil.
—Jenny Lindsay, Facebook
15. Sebastian Whipped Creme
16. Mixed Chicks's Leave-In Conditioner
"I love everything by Mixed Chicks!"
What it is: A leave-in moisturizing and styling conditioner for anyone with uniquely thick hair. It's $16.99 on their website.
17. Not Your Mother's Clean Freak Refreshing Dry Shampoo
"Dry shampoo is your friend."
What it is: A spray dry shampoo that you can use when you don't have time to wash and dry your hair. It's $7 on their website.
18. Goody Spin Pins
"They're the only things that keep my thick hair in place when I wear it up. Three Spin Pins do the job of 14 regular bobby pins."
What they are: They're bobby pins made specifically for thicker hair and wilder styles. You can find some Spin Pin hairstyle ideas here. Get 'em at Walgreens, $6.79 for a pack of two.
19. And just some good ol' coconut oil
"It's honestly the absolute best thing for any type of curly hair.
What it is: An edible oil from coconuts that makes your hair smoother and feel just so damn healthy. Again, it's oil — so make sure you keep it away from your roots and focus more on your ends!
Recommended: Nutiva Organic Coconut Oil, $12.99
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