I analyzed 17 shampoos and these were the best and top rated curly girl friendly shampoo(s) that you can buy without breaking the bank.
You probably know, it’s really hard to find curly girl approved or friendly shampoo this days, since majority of shampoos in the market contains or or more ingredients that may hurt your curls.
So Here is what I did to find out the best and friendly shampoos.
Firstly, I joined 13+ facebook groups and subreddit, I contacted each user with awesome curl transformation with shampoo included in their routine, especially the products used and how they shampoo worked on their hair.
Lastly, I analyzed the each shampoo ingredients and earnestly, they were really good and curl friendly.
So here is the 7 Best (cg) curly girl friendly shampoo you can add to your shelf today.
1. Wow Apple Cider Vinegar Shampoo
Wow apple cider vinegar shampoo as recommended by pro curly girl method practioner is a must have clarifying shampoo that works perfectly on curly and any other hair type/texture.
Made with apple cider vinegar (very rich in magnesium, calcium, iron and vitamins) that provides nourishment to the hair and neutralises free radicals that damages hair component. It is one of the best shampoo on market.
In addition to cleaning of build up, this shampoo also treats and moisturise thin, dull and limping hair. Softing and shining assistance isn’t excluded. It’s ideal for natural curly hair and ladies who practices cgm (curly girl method).
Ultimately, the shampoo is pH balanced, silicone free, cruelty free and paraben free. Without doubt if you’re looking for one of the best curly hair shampoo, wow apple cider vinegar shampoo in conjunction with the conditioner will definitely serve you well and beyond expectation.
2. Shea Moisture Coconut Hibiscus Curling Shampoo
Shea Moisture Coconut Hibiscus Curling Shampoo comes with certified organic ingredients that will gently wash away impurities making you have healthy and frizz-free hair.
In addition to restoring your natural hair shines and softness, this shampoo is very good at moisturizing. Most importantly it is designed for all types of hair, but works very well on curly hair.
Ultimately, It’s is sulphate free, silicone free and paraben free, it also serves as curl enhancing agent and it can be use on color treated hair without fear. It smells so Good.
3. Not Your Mother’s Naturals Tahitian Gardenia Flower & Mango Butter Curl Defining Shampoo
Another top-rated curly hair shampoo on market is made by a powerful well-known brand “Not Your Mother’s”. Specially designed for curly hair. This quality shampoo comes with a pump that makes it convenient and easy to use.
Most importantly, the shampoo helps restore bounce, doesn’t weigh hair down, enhances and define curly hair. And from the manufacturer’s table, 98% of ingredients are organically derived.
4. Briogeo – Don’t Despair, Repair! Super Moisture Shampoo
Briogeo – Don’t Despair, Repair! Super Moisture Shampoo is a must have shampoo for ladies with dry and damaged curly hair. Made of powerful natural ingredients like Shea butter, rosehip oil and algae extrac- all working to perfect your dry or damaged curly hair.
Algae extract can stabilize minerals used in skin moisturization- Randy Schueller, that’s to say this shampoo is already stabilized against harsh effects on scalp (good for people with very sensitive scalp). In addition to repair of damaged or dry hair this shampoo moisturises, hydrates and control frizz.
Ultimately, Briogeo shampoo is free of parabens, sulfates, phthalates, DEA or artificial dye. It is also cruelty-free, gluten-free and vegan. Lest not the cheapest shampoo in the market, but worths the price. It is ideal for anyone with dry, damaged, chemically treated lifeless hair.
5. Kinky Curly Come Clean Natural Moisturizing Shampoo Sulfate Free
The Kinky Curly Come Clean Natural Moisturizing Shampoo is one of the best cg friendly shampoo and hairstylist’s favourite.
As the shampoo name stands, so it wipes up every build-up developed in your hair and scalp leaving your hair healthy and soft without drying out and weighing down.
Futhermore, the shampoo has a good scent and when it comes to best clarifying shampoo for all types of hair, this one is a go goal.
Lastly, it is sulfate free. Though the manager stated that it is gentle for every day use. but as a cgm practioner I won’t recommend you to use daily (once or twice a week is enough)
6. DevaCurl Low Poo Mild Lather Cleanser
Like other shampoos mentioned above DevaCurl Low Poo Mild Lather Cleanser is said to be designed for all types of curly hair.
In addition to being known for its cleaning ability and efficiency, DevaCurl Low poo is made with gentle hops and soothing chamomile to cleanse and hydrate the scalp and hair without washing away the natural oils your curls need.
If you are looking for low foam shampoo for frizzy dry curls or color treated hair. I will say this is a go goal, especially for moisturizing.
Please Note: The fact that they are tagged curly approved or friendly doesn’t mean you should be carefree when handling your hair. Ladies who practices cgm with shampoo attached will always advise you use it as cowash or don’t use it on daily basis.
Take Away Helpful Tips
The tips below will always serve as reminder any time you want to wash your curls with shampoo
- Before you wash your hair with shampoo ensure you apply some oil (argan oil is a perfect one, but you can still use coconut or olive oil) Just be sure that the oil isn’t heavy.
- Divide you hair into sections and run under water, then detangle with your fingers or a denman brush,
- Distribute the shampoo evenly, then proceed with regument. This helps clean the hair and scalp without stripping all of the natural oils off.
Now! I would like to hear from you:
Which curly girl friendly shampoo from today’s post are you going to buy and start using?
Or maybe I didn’t mention your favorite cg friendly shampoo.
If yes or you have something to say, do let me know by leaving a comment below right now.