Shampoo/Conditioner for Curly/Coarse Hair
K?rastase Bain Oleo-Curl/ Intense
N.Y.C. stylist David Evangelista likens this ultra-hydrating twosome to “a big drink of water” for parched, fuzzy strands. Palm oil and silicone smooth the cuticle, softening brittle curls and streamlining ballooning ones
$32 and $60
Phyto Phytovolume Actif Maximizing Volume Spray
Unlike many in its category, this thickening spray bulks up wispy strands without leaving hair sticky or straw-like. “It builds texture, adds volume, and stays silky,” says Bridgers. “You can actually comb through it.”
L’Or?al Elnett Satin Hairspray
Hair pros are so hooked on this European import, they used to smuggle it through customs before it became available stateside in 2008. The flake-free spray holds even gravity-defying styles in place, says N.Y.C. colorist Rita Hazan, who has worked with Jennifer Lopez. It can also be easily brushed out for do-overs.
Bumble and Bumble Styling Cr?me
“It’s a multifunctional product,” says David Evangelista of this lightweight cream. Whether distributed evenly through damp strands or just concentrated toward the ends, it adds polish and control to any texture, even tight curls, according to Hollywood stylist John Francis.