Naturalista On A Budget? – 6 FAB Products Under $10!

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Hey natural hair money savers! That’s right, all products listed below are $10 and under with tax! I don’t know about you but I love saving money and I know if you are reading this then you desire to have fab hair without breaking the bank.

Good news is it can easily be done and I will share with you my favorite effective natural hair products for a naturalista on a budget. I have learned that cheap doesn’t always equal incompetent products.

I don’t think there is anything wrong with naturals who have those few pricey products (guilty!) however majority of my products are super affordable and I know a lot of people are on super saving money mode.

1. Cantu Shea Butter Moisturizing Curl Activator Cream – $5.99 sold at most stores

Category – Moisturizing Styler
Curly Girl Approved – Yes – No Mineral Oil, Sulfates, Parabens, Silicones, Phthalates, Gluten, Paraffin, or Propylene.
Benefits – Define, Moisturize and Restore your curls. Activates curls and smoothes and enhances natural curl pattern revealing frizz free with volume and bouncy shiny curls. Great for a quick wash n go.
Key Ingredients – Shea Butter, Coconut Oil, Glycerin, Aloe Vera Juice, Jojoba Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Avocado Oil, Argan Oil, Olive Oil, Mango Seed Butter, Neem Oil & Macadamia Seed Oil.
Best style used for – Wash n go’s or Twist Outs
Pros – Moisturizes, styles, amazing slip, detangles hair super easy, eliminates frizz, gives exceptional shine, great hold, no product residue when dries, defines curls, gives life back to your hair, fantastic ingredients, product last a long time, super affordable.
Cons – None
My Rating – 10 + stars

2. As I am Coconut Co-wash (cleansing conditioner) – $7.99 sold at most stores

Category – Cleansing Conditioner
Curly Girl Approved  – Yes
Benefits – Gently cleanses hair & scalp. Spreads easily throughout hair.  Maintains moisture – adds more moisture and helps hair retain moisture until your next cleanse. Detangles hair with breeze & rinses super easily.  Helps promote a healthy environment for hair growth. Safe for color treated hair.
Key Ingredients – Tangerine, Coconut Oil, Castor Oil, Saw Palmetto & Phtyosterols.
Best used for – Cleansing scalp & hair
Pros – Gently cleanses my scalp & hair without stripping any moisture and adding additional moisture.  I can detangle my hair with little to no effort.  Love the smell & a little goes a long ways. Super affordable.
Cons – Larger size options
My rating – 10 stars


3. Coconut Oil – $5.99 sold at Trader Joe’s

Category – Oil
Curly Girl Approved – Yes
Benefits – Helps with hair loss, penetrating & moisturizing oil, eliminates dandruff, strengthens hair, and reduces protein loss.
Key Ingredients – Coconut Oil
Best used for – Oil scalp & scalp massages.
Pros – Able to penetrate the hair shaft and provide intense moisture, heals the scalp of many scalp issues including dandruff, strengthens my hair & adds moisture. Light oil & a little goes a long ways.
Cons – Can leave your hair really oily if you use too much & solidifies when temperature is cold
My rating – 9.5 stars

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About Ashley Adams


My name is Ashley Adams and I am 32 years young born and raised from Houston, Texas and I am a stay at home wife who was blessed to marry my best friend last year! I am a newbie blogger and was inspired to mix my love for creative writing and natural hair by blogging my natural hair journey, experiences, challenges, and just my personal thoughts about the unfamiliar natural hair world that I found myself in. This journey has not only opened my eyes to so many new things but has made me tackle head on many of my fears and wonders concerning natural hair in general. My goal is to empower, educate and allow my creative juices to spill over onto my blank pages and help as many naturals as possible reach their highest potential. Thank you so very much for allowing me to share my natural hair journey and take you along with me!

About Ashley Adams


My name is Ashley Adams and I am 32 years young born and raised from Houston, Texas and I am a stay at home wife who was blessed to marry my best friend last year! I am a newbie blogger and was inspired to mix my love for creative writing and natural hair by blogging my natural hair journey, experiences, challenges, and just my personal thoughts about the unfamiliar natural hair world that I found myself in. This journey has not only opened my eyes to so many new things but has made me tackle head on many of my fears and wonders concerning natural hair in general. My goal is to empower, educate and allow my creative juices to spill over onto my blank pages and help as many naturals as possible reach their highest potential. Thank you so very much for allowing me to share my natural hair journey and take you along with me!

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Esther Williams Jordan

This color!!!

Theda Coates

Love that color on u luscious looking woman

London City

Great! thanks a lot I really love