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When it comes to stocking a curly coif kit, Naturalistas need to start with the basics. Crystal Styles, Certified Trichologist & Assistant Director of Marketing at House of Cheatham, Inc., share these four must-have items to help keep curls looking beautiful:

1 & 2. SHAMPOO & CONDITIONER: “Aunt Jackie’s Curls and Coils brand has a treasure chest of hair care goodies for curlies in the Flaxseed Collection,” notes Styles. “These products are designed to maintain moisture balance and rid your hair of that frizzy, dry and brittle feel. For your kit, try Purify Me Moisturizing Co-wash Cleanser and Fix My Hair Intensive Repair Conditioning Masque.”

3. HAIR MOISTURIZER: “If your hair thirsts for an oil-based moisturizer, add Seal It Up Hydrating Butter—or Half & Half if your mane prefers water-based moisture instead,” advises hair pro Styles.

4.HAIR OIL: “Also include a good oil that has a combination of carrier oils and essential oils, like Soft All Over, enriched with coconut to penetrate and strengthen the hair shaft, grapeseed and jojoba to prevent dryness and aid in hair growth and shea butter to soften and seal each hair strand,” notes Styles. Another thing you’ll love about an oil like this: It’s great for the entire body to keep your skin soft, too!

Photo courtesy House of Cheatham.

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