According to the Curly Girl Method you use a leave-in conditioner while styling your hair. You do this after your washing routine, and before applying gel or other styling products. The leave-in conditioner nourishes and protects your hair against damaging natural factors throughout the day. A leave-in conditioner is a very nourishing hair product that absorbs deep into your hair. While curly hair is often frizzy and brittle this is a good product to add to your hair routine. When styling your hair, leave-in conditioner provides the extra hydration and care for your curls. In addition, it will make detangling your curls after washing easier. 

Regular use of a leave-in conditioner will restore the natural shine to your curls. The extra benefit of a leave-in conditioner is that you don’t have to rinse it out, which will save you time! The leave-in conditioners below are Curly Girl-proof, so you don’t have to worry about them containing any silicones, parabens and sulphates.


There are many different types of leave-in conditioners, all with different effects on your hair. Based on your curl and hair type and other hair characteristics, you can determine which hair products is best for your curls. Whether your hair is wavy, curly or coily, what the elasticity of your hair is and whether it has a low or high porosity; there is always a suitable leave-in conditioner to match your hair specifications. There are leave-in conditioners with protein and leave-in conditioners without protein. Choose from leave-in conditioner brands such as Curls, Shea Moisture and Novex. Also, click on the different products to read the leave-in conditioner reviews.

Because you don’t have to rinse a leave-in conditioner, it ensures that your hair is protected and nourished throughout the day. Also, it only takes you a minute to apply, so really can’t ignore it!