Best Curl Enhancers

We all have our good days and our bad days. On our good days, our faces glow, our eyes sparkle, and we walk with a spring in our step. On our bad days, we tend to melt into the background with dull eyes and drag ourselves from point A to point B.

The same can be said for our hair. On good days, its soft and shiny with popping curls and open to all styling methods. On bad days, our curls hang limply from our scalps, sadly drooping without the energy or will to bounce.

So, what do we do when we’re feeling down in the dumps and are in need of a little pick-me-up? We go for the feel-good school of therapy.

We visit people and places that cheer us up, watch movies that make us laugh, treat ourselves to bubble baths and (at-home) spa days that make us feel relaxed and smell lush.

Our hair might not care about the latest rom-com, but it will respond to quality products designed to enhance our curls and feed it with the vitamins and nutrients needed to get it out of its funk and back into the limelight.

Here is a list of the best curl enhancers to turn to on days when our hair needs to be tickled out of its shell with a little confidence booster.

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Cantu Shea Butter Moisturizing Curl Activator Cream for Natural Hair

Cantu Shea Butter Curl Activator Cream, 355 ml (Packaging May Vary)
  • Activates curls revealing frizz-free, bouncy curls
  • Delivers volume and shine
  • Great for a quick Wash and Go
  • Made with pure shea butter and formulated without...

Last update on 2022-05-19 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

You know those days on which it’s a whole struggle to get out of bed or excited about anything, when we wish we had some inbuilt button we could press – a good-mood-activator- if you will, to spring us into action?

Well, it doesn’t quite exist for our mood, but it does for our curls: in the form of the Cantu Shea Butter Curl Activator. If you can’t get your curls over their hump for whatever reason, treat them to this natural, hair moisturizing cream and watch them spring back to their bouncy old selves.

Free of sulfates, silicones, parabens and mineral oil, this curl activating cream is the miracle cure for off-days as well as a great everyday styling agent that will leave you with a frizz-free and light hold, perfect for defined, popping curls.

Shea Moisture Coconut and Hibiscus Curl Enhancing Smoothie

Shea Moisture Coconut and Hibiscus Curl Enhancing Smoothie, 326 ml
  • Coconut and hibiscus curl enhancing smoothie with...
  • Defines curls, reduces frizz and smoothes hair for...
  • For thick and curly hair
  • With organic and fair trade shea butter

Last update on 2022-05-19 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

What do we turn to when our defences are down, and we need to give our immune systems a little boost? That’s right – a delicious cocktail of fruit, vegetables and other vitamins, also known as a smoothie.

A smoothie gives our body that little kick, that refreshing energy source, that will get us through the day. Shea Moisture’s Curl Enhancing Smoothie will do the same for your hair.

This beautiful concoction of natural, fair trade shea and mango seed butter, neem and coconut oil breathes new life into dry, tired and/or damaged hair with its moisturizing and restoring properties.

The plant butter leaves an irresistible shine to your freshly conditioned curls, keeping them light, bouncy and tropically fragrant with a hibiscus, coconut and mango scent. You don’t need much for the desired results, hence a 340g pot will last you for a long while.

Catwalk Curls Rock Amplifier by TIGI

Catwalk by Tigi Curls Rock Amplifier Curly Hair Cream for Enhanced Curls 150 ml, Pack of 2
  • Curly hair product to define curls and waves
  • Hair styling cream protects curly hair from...
  • Gives curls lightweight, long-lasting hold and...
  • Creates texture and shine while hydrating and...

Last update on 2022-05-19 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Sometimes all it takes for us to get our mojo back is a little bit of pampering – a trip to the hairdresser, a new shade of lipstick a vintage haul at the second-hand shop. And if you’re strapped for cash, don’t sweat it – you can treat yourself to a little luxury at home too.

With Catwalk by Tigi’s Curls Rock Amplifier you’ll come out of your haircare and styling routine feeling as though you’ve just visited Anthony Mascolo’s salon.

Mascolo, the mastermind behind the TIGI brand, knows what it takes to get your curls a-poppin’ and this enhancing styling cream proves it. It leaves your curls with long-lasting hold without weighing them down, keeping them hydrated, conditioned and protected from frizz.

Whether you’re trying to get more from your wavy hair or are in need of a curl boost, this TIGI product will leave your hair catwalk ready in little to no time.

A Head Full of Happy Curls

No matter how healthy and carefully maintained our curls, we are all prone to bad hair-days or periods of increased stress that take its toll on the vivacity of our tresses.

Curl enhancing creams and smoothies will get you through these rough patches and your everyday styling needs, too. They are made up of nourishing and restorative ingredients that contribute to a healthy look and feel and a head full of happy curls.

Whether you use these enhancing creams daily or reserve them for special styling days and spa-day boosters, brands like TIGI, Cantu and Shea Moisture have packed their products full of the vitamin-rich and hydrating ingredients needed for your best curl game.


Hi I'm Hati and my hair is naturally very curly, obviously! I have started this blog to share curly hair stories and what I use to manage my own hair. Hopefully you will find it useful! My other main passions are food, art and animlas. I have a little cat who I love very much.

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