"Curly hair needs a balance and proper distribution of hydration to help keep it healthy," explains Marilisa Sears, a stylist for Marc Anthony. That said, it's more difficult for curls to allow for proper distribution as it takes more time for hair's natural oils to wind down each tendril. This is where haircare products come into play, specifically your choice of shampoo. It needs to infuse moisture into the cuticle of each curl, all the while removing any dirt and debris. So, yes, it's complicated.
We consulted a few curly hair specialists and stalked some product reviews to give you the ultimate shampoo recommendations for your curly hair, no matter your budget. Click through to find the right shampoo for you.