Naturalistas, You Need These Hair Goodies!

THERE’S no doubt that textured, curly hair is naturally dry and not infusing adequate moisture on a daily basis (or more likely twice a day) can equal breakage. This makes moisture a key component to a healthy hair care routine. These hair must-haves are formulated with the best nature (and science) has to offer dry hair and made specifically for naturalistas! Our picks hydrate hair and ups its resilience and shine along with other benefits.

Phumeza Mdabe, Pearl Thusi And Nandi Madida

Keratin Healing Oil Hair Treatment: R585, Lanza

Natural oils, be it argan, keratin or coconut, work as a sealant when applied to strands.


Quenching + Coconut Curl Styling Milk: R169.99, OGX

Enhance softness and tame frizz, for naturally beautiful and bouncy curls without fly-aways.


Efeito Photoshop Treatment Mask: R450, INOAR

Skip the sulfates and parabens when treating your hair.


Comb Fantail: R39.95, Denman

A wide tooth comb helps detangle hair more effectively without causing a lot of hair fall.


Flaxseed Fix My Hair Intensive Repair Conditioning Masque: R129, Aunt Jackie’s

Flaxseed has been used throughout the ages to nourish hair follicles, and improve overall health of the roots, shaft and scalp.


Curls Unleashed Leave-In Conditioner: R159.95, ORS

Naturally curly hair benefits from shea butter to soften hair and define curls.


Moisture Recovery Treatment Balm: R352, Joico

Specially formulated for coarse, dry hair and provides intense hydration in just 5 minutes.


Coconut & Hibuscus Moisture Mist: R259, Shea Moisture

Give relief to thirsty hair and scalp by spritzing with an active blend of herbal essences.


 Vivica Silk Scarf: R649, By Trenery, Woolworths

Don’t ravage hair with harsh pillowcase fibers, just wrap hair in a silk scarf and call it a night.


Mane Tamer Smoothing Shampoo: R500, EVO

In the brand’s own words: ‘Tame that beast atop your head and teach it new ways to function.’



I am Beauty Editor at People Magazine and a make-up artist. I have worked with many celebrities, including, Phumeza Mdaba, Boity, Zuraida Jardine and Rolene Strauss. I always knew I would work in magazines, as I grew up in publishing (my parents are publishers). When I’m not writing beauty or following my passion for make-up, I can be found reading and spending time with family and friends. I am also a tea-lover