what is the best products for 2c hair

hannahk215hannahk215 Posts: 5Registered Users Curl Neophyte
still trying to figure all of this out. please help me


  • Guide 65Guide 65 Posts: 1,984Registered Users, Moderators Curl Virtuoso
    There is no single "best" product for anyone.  My 2C hair might hate products that other 2C hair loves.  You just have to experiment to find the best things for YOUR hair. 

    A curly hair stylist that I follow recommends Deva Curl products.  She says it'll work for about 80% of all curlies.  Some may not like the fragrance, some might be allergic or sensitive to certain ingredients, but even so, it's a good line to start with.  At least you'll know every product in the line is CG friendly!
    Formerly known as Janiegirl
    2B/2C, fine hair, low density, mixed porosity, protein loving hair
    Current products:
    Changing up my shampoos because I can't find one I like
    Deva Curl One Condition (original formula)
    Innersense I Create Volume
    Deva Curl Ultra Defining Gel
  • GitaAndHairGitaAndHair Posts: 16Registered Users Curl Novice
    For dry hair, I find that hair oils are a huge lifesaver. I use coconut oil based hair oil for deep conditioning before shampoo, and olive oil as a leave in + styler. Promotes definition too, but be careful with the amount.
    - Brownish black 2C/3A hair with some 2a/2b
    - Low porosity, little split ends and breakage
    - Fine hair, medium/thick density
    - No to little root curl
    - Can be styled anywhere from 2a to 3a according to need
    - Virgin hair (never have been chemically or heat treated before)

    - Shampoo: Pantene Pro-V Daily Moisture Renewal
    - Conditioner: Moringa Oleifera & Olive Oil Natur Conditioner
    - Deep condition oil: Mustika Ratu Cemceman Hair Oil
    - Styler + leave in: Ovale Olive Oil


    15 y/o. Is Indonesian and lives in Jakarta, Indonesia (tropical climate).
  • bomegabomega Posts: 1,355Registered Users Curl Virtuoso
    I agree with Janiegirl that it depends. In addition, curl type isn't the best determinant of best products - it helps to know the texture (fine/medium/coarse) and porosity to find the best product. There are some guides in the newbie threads that can help you determine those.
    Low-poo: Alaffia Coffee & Shea Revitalizing Shampoo for Fine/Thin Hair (summer), Alaffia Coconut & Shea Hydrating Shampoo
    Clarify: Kinky Curly Come Clean
    Rinse-out: Alaffia Coffee & Shea Revitalizing Conditioner for Fine/Thin Hair (summer), Alaffia Everyday Coconut Ultra Hydrating Conditioner
    DT: Camille Rose Naturals Algae Renew Deep Conditioner
    Leave-in: As I Am Leave-in
    Styler: Lily of the Desert 99% Aloe Vera Gelly
    Treatment: Daily tea spray; Coconut oil overnight treatment; Citric acid rinse for hard water; 2-step Henndigo w/ amla to cover gray

    2C, fine, low porosity, low/medium density, protein sensitive

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