2C Hair and the One Hair Product It Really Needs

This must-have product for 2C hair type is a game-changer. 

Girls with 2C hair (or hair with a degree of body, in general) know the importance of keeping their strands hydrated and healthy. Thicker and coarser hair types commonly associated with this kind of texture are known to be on the dryer side and more susceptible to frizz. That’s why it’s so important to incorporate hydrating hair products into your routine. Hydrating shampoo and conditioner sets and hair oils, in particular, are a great way to care for 2C hair, a.k.a. wavy hair or strands that fall somewhere on the spectrum between straight and curly hair. It’s the loosest of the wavy hairstyles, with a lot of body, movement and definable hair patterns that are unique to curly hair types.

2c hair medium length curls
Add some moisture and shine to your curls.

What Having a 2C Hair Type Means  

2C hair types are characterized as loose, wavy hair. Unlike 2A or 2B types, this wave is much looser. For care and styling, it’s best to look into hair products that help reduce frizz and add shine. 2C hair types are prone to frizz so hydrating shampoo and conditioner sets and lightweight oils work well on this type of hair. These types of products are hydrating and renewing while still being light enough to keep from weighing your strands down. Keep scrolling to find a few of our favorite tried-and-true options:

Shampoo Your Way to Balanced 2C Hair

Washing and conditioning your 2C hair with a hydrating shampoo and conditioner is extremely beneficial to this hair type. We love using TRESemmé Pro Pure Light Moisture Shampoo and Conditioner. This set adds moisture and shine to your strands without weighing down, which makes this a perfect cleansing system for all of the 2C ladies out there. Plus these products are sulfate, paraben, and dye-free, so you won’t have to worry about any nasty ingredients.

 

Hydrate 2C Hair With Hair Oil

2C hair: wavy hair
Loose wavy 2C hair needs oil to nourish the strands.

Nexxus Clean & Pure Nourishing Detox 5-in-1 Invisible Hair Oil is one of our favorite hair oils for women with coarser hair. This product gives your hair extra nourishment, helps reduce frizz and adds shine. Plus, this oil also helps smooth your hair and protect your color if you have color-treated locks.

All you have to do is apply 1-2 pumps of oil from the midshaft to ends of your hair and then comb through your hair to distribute evenly. This is definitely a must-have for many hair types!

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