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17 Affordable Products That Work Wonders On Natural Hair

Because having natural hair ain't always cheap

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2. Eco Styler Olive Oil Styling Gel, £6.99

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When you need your edges laid and your hair slicked down, Eco Styler is the way to go. Honestly the hold lasts all day and some. The olive oil helps to condition your hair and bonus point it doesn't leave flakes.

*Side note* you might be able to get it cheaper at your local hair store.

3. Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl & Shine Conditioner, £10.99

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You know that lustre and bounce people speak so fondly of, well this will give your hair just that. I have been using this conditioner since my big chop, Youtube told me to, and I love it so much. It brings out my natural curls and smells really good. The shampoo in this range is also worth getting.


4. Lush Fairly Traded Honey Shampoo, £7.75

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So natural hair education tells us that shampoo is not great for our hair, it strips the hair and it dries it out. But if you are going to shampoo your hair, then you should try this.This product is made up of pure organic honey, meaning it cleans your hair without stripping its moisture.

5. As I Am Coconut CoWash Cleansing Conditioner, £7.60

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This should become a staple in your hair care regime, it's a really good co-wash product. It cleans your scalp without leaving it dry and it also makes your hair soft and shiny. Plus it makes de-tangling so much easier.


8. Vita Coco Coconut Oil, £6.99

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Personally I think coconut oil is essential for natural hair, especially 4C hair. It just gives the hair so much moisture, and it's my go to oil for pre-pooing. It's also a great oil to mix with your favourite conditioner, to help detangling.

10. Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie, £10.99

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The holy grail of natural hair products. This curl smoothie leaves your curls soft and so beautifully defined. You will have to use a generous amount if you have thick hair, which will leave white flakes, but this goes away once it's dry.


12. Curls Blueberry Bliss Reparative Leave-In Conditioner, £15.99

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I have seen this product work wonders on 3C hair, but I do think it's a little too light for tighter curls.

When applied to wet hair and it helps achieve soft manageable curls, without leaving the hair heavy or weighed down. Have a look at this review here.

14. Giovanni’s Direct Leave-In Conditioner, £7.99

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If you've ever researched natural hair products on Youtube, you would have come across this conditioner. It has a nice fresh subtle scent, and it just moisturises hair so beautifully. It is amazing for dry afro hair.

16. Herbal Essences Conditioner Hello Hydration, £3

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Yeah I know, Herbal Essences for natural hair, it's very surprising. But this works very well. It's cheap and cheerful and it contains coconut extracts which nourishes the hair and it's also great for de-tangling or co-washing.