4 Hair Moisturizers to Try For Thick, Dry Natural Hair



Are you one that is blessed with thick curly hair, but looking for hair moisturizers that is tailored to the needs of your hair.  Well I guess you already know that using much thicker oils, creams and butters is better for your hair in order to provide moisture, but you need to know what exactly your hair needs, what products works best in your hair, so if you find that certain products works well when your hair us damp, then look for products that works to wet or damp hair, if you find that products works better on dried hair, then of course purchase products that works best when hair is dried and not damp, in order to obtain the best performance from the product.

In this article, I look to explore  4 possible hair moisturisers for you to try, that will provide you with what your hair needs.

1. Karen's Body Beautiful

KBB Super Duper Hydrating Hair Cream works best for thick kinks or curls, relaxed, color treated hair.  It provides your hair with hydration, strength and shine, three great things your hair needs.  The main ingredients used in this product are: Shea Butter, Aloe Vera Gel, Argan Oil, Allantoin, Lecithin.

Product Description: An intensely hydrating hair cream and styling aid that also moisturizers and nourish the scalp, with Shea Butter, Aloe Vera Gel, Argan Oil and Acai Powder. This is ideal for twistouts and braidouts

Ingredients Matters:  This product is free from sulfates, parabens, propylene glycol, phthalates, mineral oil, paraffin, DEA, or artifical color.  Their products are cruelty-free and not tested on

Directions: Works best on dry or slightly damp hair

2. Eden Body Works Coconut Shea Curl Defining Creme

This is humidity resistant hair creme that is formulated to define and separate your curls and waves, this  products is infused with moisture to strengthen hair, help to tame frizz and optimizes style definition.  The main ingredients used in this product are, Water, Coconut Oil, Vegetable Oil, Aloe Vera Leaf Juice & Cetyl Alcohol.

Product Description

Leaves hair soft and touchable, hold curl pattern longer, no residue or build up, defines curl pattern and elongates curls.

Ingredients Matters

Water (Aqua), Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil , Vegetable Oil, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Cetyl Alcohol, Stearyl Alcohol, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Cetyl Esters, Glyceryl Dilaurate, Steareth-20, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Milk, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Butryospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Lactobacillus/Tomato Fruit Ferment Extract, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Extract, Keratin Amino Acids, Acyl Coenzyme A Desaturase, Cetrimonium Chloride, Glycerin, Sodium PCA, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Hydrolyzed Silk, Panthenyl Hydroxypropyl Steardimonium Chloride, Fragrance (Parfum), Dehydroacetic Acid, Benzyl Alcohol


This products works on dry or damp hair great for wash n go's

 3.  Jane Carter Nourish and Shine

This product contains a good combination of moisturising butters that helps to moisturise and seal dry and thick hair, it  includes Shea Butter, Illipe, Mango and Kokum.

Product Description 

In this product they have blended all natural vitamins and essentrial oils in order to create such a great product.  Despite the fact that it melts in your hair as well as adds shine, your hair is no way near greasy.  This product helps to reduce dryness, it will help to soften, repair and moist your hair as well as providing your hair with shine.

Ingredients Matters

Shea Butter, Kokum Butter, Illipe Butter, Mango Butter, Vitamins A,D & E, Pear and Grapfruit Essentrial Oils,


Best to apply a pea size to wet or dry hair

4. Carols Daughter Healthy Hair Butter Protective Cream Hairdress

This product contains seven essential oils, that provides a creamy hair dress that conditions your hair and scalp, that helps to minimize breakage.  The essential oils used are sweet orange, lemongrass, patchouli, ylang-ylang, lavender, cedarwood, shea butter and rosemary oil.

Product Description

This product is free from parabens, no petroleum, no mineral oil or artifical colors

Ingredients Matters

Water (Aqua), Glycine Soja ( Soybean) Oil, Zea Mays (Corn) Oil, Beeswax, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Xanthan Gum, Potassium Sorbate, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), (Rosemary) Oil, Cymbopogon Flexosus (Lemongrass) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil,Lavandula Augustfolia(Lavender) Oil
Ingredient Attributes: anti-humectant


Best used on damp or dry hair paying attention to areas where damage is present

What moisturizers do you use on your natural hair? Have you used the above products before? What was the outcome from using any of them?


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  1. How often should someone use their leave in conditioner

    1. Hi Cheryl,

      I like to use my leave-in conditioner on a daily basis as this is like the base or foundation of my hair routine before I apply my oils and creams.