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24 Products That'll Help You Get The Curly Hair Of Your Dreams

The grass is always greener on the side of beautiful curly hair. The products in this post were updated in February 2018.

We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.
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We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

1. This ceramic curling wand that'll leave your hair with perfectly smooth, silky curls filled with luster.

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The wand has 410-degree high heat, 30-second heat-up time, 60-minute auto shut-off, digital display and controls, and comes with a heat-resistant glove.

Promising Review: "Perfect size curls and it heats up quickly! More than happy with this wand! 😍" —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $20.97+. Available in two sizes.

2. This thickening mousse for fuller feeling hair that'll actually keep a curl.

Promising Review: "Great product. My hair is straight as a stick, so when I 'try' to put some curl into it with a brush and blow dryer it doesn't work well. The little bit of curl I get doesn't hold long. But with this product, it's much better. Also if I dampen it a little the next day and re-curl it with my brush and blow dryer, it looks nice again." —G A PearsonGet it from Amazon for $6.29.
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Promising Review: "Great product. My hair is straight as a stick, so when I 'try' to put some curl into it with a brush and blow dryer it doesn't work well. The little bit of curl I get doesn't hold long. But with this product, it's much better. Also if I dampen it a little the next day and re-curl it with my brush and blow dryer, it looks nice again." —G A Pearson

Get it from Amazon for $6.29.

3. Some duck bill hair clips to secure your curls after you release them from the curling iron.

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Promising Review: "My hair does not hold a curl. So I needed pins to hold my curl after I was done. Kapow! These do the job. They neither fall out, nor leave dents in my hair." —Susana long

Get a 24-pack from Amazon for $5.14.

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4. This extra-strong hold hairspray that comes out in a quick dry mist so it won't weigh down your hair.

L'Oreal's Lock It promises a 48-hour hold, is water-free, and humidity-resistant.Get it from Jet for $4.70.
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L'Oreal's Lock It promises a 48-hour hold, is water-free, and humidity-resistant.

Get it from Jet for $4.70.

5. These ionic conditioning ceramic hair rollers designed to give you frizz-free curls that repel humidity and static.

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Ten ceramic rollers in two sizes, (five medium, 1-inch rollers and five large, 1¼-inch rollers), cool-touch ends to help keep your fingers away from the heat, and compatibility with 120-240V and 50/60Hz power outlets.

Promising Review: "They take about five minutes to heat up, about 10–15 minutes to get two sets of the rollers into my hair, and another 10–15 minutes to let the curlers cool." —Jana

Get them from Amazon for $14.96.

6. This thermal conditioning mousse meant to protect your hair from heat damage, while giving you volume and a perfect curl.

Promising Review: "Rarely do I use products on my hair, but I wanted to test this out. It's simple and easy to use. I washed my hair, applied the mousse, and combed it through my hair. Usually, if I keep my hair rolled up all night, I will have maybe two hours of curls. It's currently past noon and my hair is still standing tall and curly. I love this product!" —Gena Get it from Amazon for $9.60.
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Promising Review: "Rarely do I use products on my hair, but I wanted to test this out. It's simple and easy to use. I washed my hair, applied the mousse, and combed it through my hair. Usually, if I keep my hair rolled up all night, I will have maybe two hours of curls. It's currently past noon and my hair is still standing tall and curly. I love this product!" —Gena

Get it from Amazon for $9.60.

7. This beachy wave curling iron for the kind of hair people will think you just woke up with.

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Tourmaline and ceramic technology helps reduce frizz, and gives shine, and

beach sculpted waves. Multiple heat settings with instant heat recovery for consistent results and a tangle-free, six-foot swivel cord.

Promising Review: "I love it! Gives my hair volume and texture! It's wide and doesn't take long. I felt like a vixen after using it. I love it! My hair looks beautiful!" —Shakera K. Snelling

Get it from Amazon for $16.49+.

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8. This hair oil to restore your hair's softness after it's spent too much time in the heat.

Promising Review: "Great product! Makes my hair soft, shiny without weight. Use sparingly, a little goes a long way." —ChaiDaiGet it from Amazon for $25.99 or Sleekhair for $29.99.
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Promising Review: "Great product! Makes my hair soft, shiny without weight. Use sparingly, a little goes a long way." —ChaiDai

Get it from Amazon for $25.99 or Sleekhair for $29.99.

9. These flexible curling rods you can twist into your hair to get long-lasting curls.

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Promising Review: "They're a little weird, and it'll take some practice to get used to using these, but the curls come out nice. The bigger rollers make looser waves, and there are plenty of each size so I could easily do whatever type of curls I want for my entire head." —Maria

Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

10. This saltwater styling spray for when you need to enhance your hair's natural curl — if you have any.

Helps add volume, fullness, and texture with its salt-infused formula. Includes seaweed and kelp extracts to enhance moisture. Get it from Jet for $23.48.
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Helps add volume, fullness, and texture with its salt-infused formula. Includes seaweed and kelp extracts to enhance moisture.

Get it from Jet for $23.48.

11. This high-performance curler that uses tourmaline ceramic technology to help eliminate static, reduce frizz, and protect your hair from heat damage while adding shine and curls.

Safety sensor for tangle-free curls, professional brushless motor, high-performance heater, even heat-up and recovery, two heat levels, and three timer settings for loose, medium, and tight curls.Promising Review: "Easy to use and the results are stunning! The curls stay in all day and are even there after sleeping on them! My hair has NEVER held curls unless I used tons of hairspray and even then, they'd fall out. With this, my curls just stay there! No spray or other hair products. They're so much fun! If I can do this then YOU can do it! Simple, easy, and the results are fabulous! I love it and will never be without one!" —Melinda Get it from Amazon for $60.50+.
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Safety sensor for tangle-free curls, professional brushless motor, high-performance heater, even heat-up and recovery, two heat levels, and three timer settings for loose, medium, and tight curls.

Promising Review: "Easy to use and the results are stunning! The curls stay in all day and are even there after sleeping on them! My hair has NEVER held curls unless I used tons of hairspray and even then, they'd fall out. With this, my curls just stay there! No spray or other hair products. They're so much fun! If I can do this then YOU can do it! Simple, easy, and the results are fabulous! I love it and will never be without one!" —Melinda

Get it from Amazon for $60.50+.

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12. This set of hot rollers with a grip design so you can secure them quickly on those mornings when you're already running late.

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Promising Review: "Love these! I have thick, slightly wavy hair that's cut in layers. It looked really nice after using these!! Happy I got it, they're good for last-minute events! Just wish it came with more medium/large rollers instead of the tiny ones." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

13. This texture-amplifying spray to get hair with incredible body, volume, and added oomph.

Promising Review: "I have baby-fine hair and I'm always looking for something to give it more oomph. I believe I have found it! I had been using sea salt spray which worked, but sometimes left my hair feeling dry. When I use this after shampooing, I can use a curling iron, and the curl stays in for a couple of days! I'm sold on this product." —darlenegGet it from Amazon for $14.50+.
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Promising Review: "I have baby-fine hair and I'm always looking for something to give it more oomph. I believe I have found it! I had been using sea salt spray which worked, but sometimes left my hair feeling dry. When I use this after shampooing, I can use a curling iron, and the curl stays in for a couple of days! I'm sold on this product." —darleneg

Get it from Amazon for $14.50+.

14. This thermal protector so you can hydrate and smooth your heat-treated hair.

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Promising Review: "Really like the results, my curls look shiny and my hair feels soft. Without the spray, the lighter portions of my hair felt and looked like hay. This isn't meant to hold curls, so I have to use hairspray." —Dawg owner

Get it from Amazon for $12.99+.

15. This volumizing hairspray for hair that holds for 120 hours, withstands high humidity, is flake-free, quick-drying, and wind-resistant for gusts up to 25 mph.

Promising Review: "Amazing hairspray that is workable without a sticky residue. It holds well without making my hair look stiff, dry, and unnatural. If I brush through it a couple of times I can restyle my hair easily without my hair sticking to the curling iron and creating a sticky, creased mess. This is my new all-time favorite everyday hairspray. The price isn't outrageous either, which is an added bonus." —C PetersonGet it from Amazon for $11.89+.
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Promising Review: "Amazing hairspray that is workable without a sticky residue. It holds well without making my hair look stiff, dry, and unnatural. If I brush through it a couple of times I can restyle my hair easily without my hair sticking to the curling iron and creating a sticky, creased mess. This is my new all-time favorite everyday hairspray. The price isn't outrageous either, which is an added bonus." —C Peterson

Get it from Amazon for $11.89+.

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16. This dry shampoo because if you manage to get your hair to keep the curl, you better not wash it for as long as you can.

Promising Review: "I really love this product! This dry shampoo gives my hair BOUNCE. I used it only on my roots the first time, and my roots were bouncy but the rest of my hair was flat. I try to put a little product throughout my hair now and it really gives me the volume I need between washes. I am a medium-dark brunette and the gray powder is much easier to blend into my hair, I have never had issues with gray streaks." —MendyGet it from Amazon for $12.90. Available for brunettes and blondes.
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Promising Review: "I really love this product! This dry shampoo gives my hair BOUNCE. I used it only on my roots the first time, and my roots were bouncy but the rest of my hair was flat. I try to put a little product throughout my hair now and it really gives me the volume I need between washes. I am a medium-dark brunette and the gray powder is much easier to blend into my hair, I have never had issues with gray streaks." —Mendy

Get it from Amazon for $12.90. Available for brunettes and blondes.

17. This thickening spray to give your locks the girth they need to actually be manageable.

Promising Review: "Love it! I have super thin, (stereotypically Asian), hair and spraying this when my hair is damp really gives it some extra oomph. It actually holds curls better, as well." —Amazon CustomerGet it from Amazon for $19.95+.
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Promising Review: "Love it! I have super thin, (stereotypically Asian), hair and spraying this when my hair is damp really gives it some extra oomph. It actually holds curls better, as well." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $19.95+.

18. These fabric hair rollers you can sleep in! You hear that, mom? Some parents don't force their kids to sleep in plastic rollers before picture day!

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Promising Review: "I have been using these on my daughter's hair for years. They are super comfortable to sleep in. They're fast and easy — once you master the rolling method that best works for your desired curls. These rollers are made of thick cloth. There are no wires in them. The snaps are plastic and very sturdy. Best thing about them — they can be washed. I have seriously used these for several years and not one roller has become defective or shown signs of wear or tear. You get 12 rollers in total and of those 12, four of them are slightly longer. This amount is plenty to curl all your hair but if you have extremely thick hair you might want to invest in a second kit." —Coastal Girl

Get them from Amazon for $26.50.

19. This flexible nonaerosol hairspray designed to help enhance and lock in your wave.

Promising Review: "I use this product almost every day to curl my hair. This helps make my hair super curly, like spiral curly! Everybody always asks me if I got a perm, but nope!" —niki361Get it from Jet for $4.31.
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Promising Review: "I use this product almost every day to curl my hair. This helps make my hair super curly, like spiral curly! Everybody always asks me if I got a perm, but nope!" —niki361

Get it from Jet for $4.31.

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20. These foam rollers that are the tried and true way to get that glamorous bounce.

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Promising Review: "I bought these for my 5-year-old granddaughter, her hair is stick straight and extremely thick. She wanted to have 'princess curls.' I have no experience with rollers, but even I could do it. Even with my lack of experience it came out really curly and looks very cute! The picture is after I combed through the curls just using my fingers. Her hair was wet when I rolled it but I used no curling solution or other products. No problem with anything breaking!" —renee lewis

Get it from Amazon for $7.69.

21. This perm kit so you can give yourself a long-lasting wave at home.

Promising Review: "I've been using this for years. Great product! It works well, lasts a long time, and has a less harsh smell than the others. Very nice perm. My hair is thin and fine and this is the perfect perm." —MountainTimeGet it from Amazon for $14.87 or at Bonanza for $15.72.
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Promising Review: "I've been using this for years. Great product! It works well, lasts a long time, and has a less harsh smell than the others. Very nice perm. My hair is thin and fine and this is the perfect perm." —MountainTime

Get it from Amazon for $14.87 or at Bonanza for $15.72.

22. These instant-heat curlers for a soft curl that looks totally natural.

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Promising Review: "My favorite hot rollers! My stick-straight hair gains curl and body that lasts all day. Just takes five minutes to pop these in my hair to achieve the style I want!" —drgl

Get them from Amazon for $26.49+.

23. This curl activator to set your hair and not get that weird crunch products can sometimes leave.

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Promising Review: "I have fine, medium-density, and low-porosity hair. This stuff gives me the perfect clumping with lots of volume that I don't get using anything else. I apply about a silver dollar size amount to my hair while it's still dripping wet and follow that with gel. You can see in my picture what second-day curls look like." —Mayfield

Get it from Amazon for $28.50.

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24. And this dry texturizing spray perfect for adding thickness, reviving oily hair, and getting your curls to stay.

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Promising Review: "This is my newest rave! Smells fantastic and gives great texture to even thin hair — it also doubles as a dry shampoo to revive your blow out. Love it! Don't let the price hold you back, a little goes a long way and you'll be glad to have it in your beauty arsenal!" —Matryoshka

Get it from Amazon for $46.

Now go, get your curly hair on!

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The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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