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For those with curly hair, you probably know the struggle: Finding a curly hair product that actually works and tames your curls is no easy feat. I've tried hundreds of products over the years, but the one that I can actually swear by is the Moroccanoil Intense Curl Cream.
I've got thick, curly hair that on most days has a mind of its own. To maintain it, I use the Moroccanoil Intense Curl Creme right after stepping out of the shower, since it's a rich leave-in conditioner that helps to hydrate, detangle and define curls.
It enhances and defines my curls, keeping my hair frizz-free for at least few days at a time. It's a soft, non-sticky formula and is fragranced with the heavenly Moroccanoil signature scent, a blend of spicy amber and warm florals.
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One thing, however, is that the product is quite thick. In order to smoothly and evenly spread this product onto the hair, I dab a dollop onto my palm, mix it with a drop of water and then massage it onto my wet curls. This method makes for an easier application, especially if you have thick hair like me. Using it twice a week, I noticed that my super dry and damaged hair feels more moisturized, and shinier. Not to mention, the scent actually lingers for a few days.
If you're having trouble taming your curls, whether it's light curls, or super coils, I'd suggest giving this conditioner a whirl - it makes a world of a difference. It certainly takes a village to work on curly hair, so besides the Intense Curl Creme, here are some of my other favourite picks that I use as part of my curly hair routine.
Once a week, I use this intense moisturizing mask and leave it on for five to seven minutes to hydrate and condition the hair. Packed with argan oil, linseed extract, and moisture-attracting glycerin, its rich and creamy formula nurtures and helps replenish moisture. This mask is best used on medium to thick dry for hydration, texture, elasticity, shine and manageability.
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This is a lightweight serum infused with argan oil to treat and style the hair. It keeps hair feeling soft and shiny, and less frizzy. The non-greasy and fast-absorbing formula is fragranced with the signature Moroccanoil scent, and I’ll often use it for conditioning touch-ups instead of a dry shampoo.
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No matter how much product you put on curls, you always need to finish hair with a styling treatment. I usually opt for the Curl Control Mousse, which gives more definition to my tresses. This is a non-greasy, lightweight foam designed to define curls and seal in moisture, while providing a long-lasting hold on the hair.
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This is an alternative to the Curl Creme, and can be used on all types of hair. It's a leave-in hair styling cream infused with argan oil to condition, hydrate, and reduce frizz while styling even the toughest of curls.
SHOP IT: Sephora, $38