The Best New Products for Textured Hair

Nine options to keep natural curls in great shape

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Prewash Treatment

Best New Products for Textured Hair

Apply to wet hair before you shampoo; it has protein and marula oil to strengthen and soften strands.

Buy It!Nexxus Curl Define Ultra-8 Pre-Wash Treatment, $17; cvs.com

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Shampoo

Best New Products for Textured Hair

The sulfate-free clarifying formula with cocoa and shea butters deep-cleans without drying.

Buy It! Melanin Haircare African Black Soap Reviving Shampoo, $20; ulta.com

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Conditioner

Best New Products for Textured Hair

This spreads easily through hair (thanks to honey and safflower oil) and creates the perfect amount of slip to ease knots.

Buy It! Miss Jessie's Honey Sweet & Nice, $14; missjessies.com

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Best New Products for Textured Hair

Leave this nutrient-rich deep conditioner on hair for 10 to 30 minutes once a week to give it a major dose of hydration.

Buy It! TPH by Taraji Mask On, $19; target.com

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Best New Products for Textured Hair

When your scalp needs soothing, use your fingertips to massage in this peppermint, lavender and rosemary oil formula.

Buy It! Pattern Scalp Serum, $25; ulta.com

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Leave-In

Best New Products for Textured Hair

This cream prevents wash-and-go styles from frizzing up and can be used as a heat protectant.

Buy It!

Contents Haircare Style and Go Leave-In Conditioner, $48; contentshaircare.com

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Elongating Cream

Best New Products for Textured Hair

Work this shea butter styler into wet hair from root to tip to stretch and smooth it.

Buy It! Living Proof Curl Elongator, $38; sephora.com

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Multi-Tasker

Best New Products for Textured Hair

The versatile cream defines all types of curls. Bonus: It also comes in a fragrance-free version.

Buy It! Ouai Curl Crème, $32; ulta.com

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Best New Products for Textured Hair

This silicone-free lightweight oil leaves a glossy finish without a trace of greasiness.

Buy It! Bread Beauty Supply Hair-Oil, $24; sephora.com

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Silk Pillowcase

Best New Products for Textured Hair

Expert Tip: Sleep on silk or satin. Nexxus hairstylist Lacy Redway says that the frictionless fabrics don't suck the moisture out of hair overnight. Using a bonnet or scarf is the most popular choice, but if you find either slips off while you snooze, try a silk pillowcase instead.

Buy It! Grace Eleyae Silk Pillowcase, $75; graceeleyae.com

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