16 Trusted Shampoos People With Curly Hair Swear By

  • Choosing the best shampoo for curly hair can be tricky.

  • The key is to find a hydrating, yet lightweight formula that won't weigh down curls.

  • We've rounded up our favorite, expert-approved shampoo picks for every curl type, no matter your budget.

Not all hair types are created equal, and finding a shampoo for your curly hair can often prove especially challenging. After all, they need to be thick enough to moisturize but light enough to not weigh or flatten your curls down, and strong enough to cleanse through to the root but gentle enough not to damage the shaft. And when you factor in the frizz component when picking out your curly hair products? Forget about it.

The good news is more and more brands are catering to naturally curly-haired consumers, and more of those consumers are being vocal about what truly works. From hydrating to "life-changing," read on for the best shampoos that your curls have been waiting for (for as low as $6), and discover more expert-approved products for curly hair here.

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