Do The Wave: 7 Styling Saviors For Curly-Haired Girls

Summer in all its awesomeness can be easily be brought down with a bad hair day. But, if your hair has a natural curl to it, the season may seem more like 90 bad hair days in a row. Between the humidity, the harsh dry weather, and scorching heat, it can seem as though malevolent forces are out to bring down your locks. 

Luckily, there are some rock-star products made to tame and love those wild, wavy tresses. Sit back, because we’ve found seven of the best products that will set you up for your best hair day this season.


Finally — a non-crunchy gel that brings an end to tangled, unruly curls. With a lightweight finish, it battles frizz attacks and maintains a strong hold on whatever style you set. 

Matrix Total Results Curl Super Defrizzer, $16, available at


Regular brushes can do a harsh number on wavy hair, creating breakage and split ends. Opt for a wide-toothed wooden comb instead, which gently separates each curl.

The Body Shop Detangling Comb, $7, available at The Body Shop.


Awesome hair starts in the shower — more specifically, with your shampoo and conditioner. With such high stakes, it’s important to pick a set that’s sure to bring out the best of your waves. This dynamic duo from Herbal Essences replenishes your curls, leaving them smooth and soft. 

Herbal Essences Totally Twisted Curls & Waves Shampoo and Condition, $7.45 each, available at


The summer weather conditions we love can also strip our hair of its natural nutrients, leaving it dry and damaged. Yes To Carrots Anti-Frizz Serum uses natural ingredients such sa organic carrots, mango butter, and avocado oil to lock in moisture and nutrients, leaving hair hydrated. 

YES To Carrots Anti-Frizz Serum, $7.99,


Wavy hair needs a little extra pampering every now and then. This leave-in conditioner pumps extra moisture and nutrients back into your hair, leaving waves perfectly defined and healthy. 

L’Oréal EverCurl Hydracharge Leave-In Cream, $8.99, available at Target.


There’s nothing worse than finally nailing the perfect ‘do, only to have it frizz out because of the sticky humidity. This finishing spray from Joico creates an invisible barrier around each strand of your hair, so your locks keep their volume and body all day long. 

Joico Humidity Blocker Finish Spray, $17.99, available at Joico salons.


Avoid that awkward crunchy texture by opting for a hairspray with hydrolyzed wheat and keratin proteins, which nourish and strengthen hair. Natural volcanic mineral zeolite is also present, which helps your style stay in place and adds a super-volumized texture. 

Oscar Blandi Texture & Volume Spray, $25, available at Oscar Blandi.

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