Chances are, if you have curly hair, you either embrace your gorgeous locks or spend every free moment trying to tame them. While there's no right or wrong way to style curls, coils, or waves, there is one very important rule (the No. 1 rule, actually) that every person with textured hair knows: Investing in a high-quality conditioner is essential.
Being that curly hair tends to be drier than other textures, a hydrating conditioner is a powerful thing. But finding one that tames frizz, smooths flyaways, and delivers an abundance of moisture all while smelling delicious is not an easy feat for curly types. Have no fear—that's why we teamed up with our friends at Rank & Style to find seven of the best curl-nourishing conditioners for every type of textured hair.
Whether you have tight, springy coils or a laid-back, wavy mane, this guide offers intel you—and your tresses—will cherish forever. Keep reading to shop the deeply moisturizing picks.
Thirsty locks will love a drink of OGX Quenching Conditioner. This is a hydrating blend of coconut oil to soften and nourish hair, honey to define curls, and citrus oil to tame frizz and boost shine.
Ouai's Curl Conditioner douses hair with intense moisture while also leveling up its natural texture. "A little goes a long way," according to Rank & Style. The floral-citrus fragrance is also quite beautiful and makes washing your hair feel like a treat.
Rank & Style recommends Devacurl One Condition Original as an everyday conditioner because it provides a healthy amount of moisture for frizz-free tresses without weighing down curls. It even works beautifully as a leave-in conditioner; gotta love a double-duty product.
Ouidad's Deep Treatment Curl Restoration Therapy is deeply nourishing. It works in tandem with heat to deliver proteins and amino acids for better hair health. No wonder this conditioner is so highly coveted. The glowing reviews don't hurt either.
SheaMoisture's Coconut & Hibiscus Curl & Shine Conditioner is a classic and a favorite among natural-haired beauties. This Fair Trade pick detangles, smooths the hair's cuticles, and imparts rich moisture.
To enhance your curls, Aveda's Be Curly Conditioner boasts wheat protein and organic aloe. Also, the citrus scent is a dream. This daily conditioner works even better as part of the brand's four-step curl-perfecting system, so grab the whole Be Curly Set ($96) for your best curls ever.
Briogeo's Curl Charisma Conditioner is natural and loaded with goodness: rice amino acids to block environmental moisture that causes frizz and flyaways, plus tomato fruit ferment and mollis leaf extract to help with curl definition. It's clean, safe, and pure, making it great for maintaining a healthy scalp and hair.
Head on over to Rank & Style to see the other five products that made this list, and don't miss the site's roundups of the 10 best deep conditioning hair masks and 10 best liquid lipsticks on the internet.