See below for a breakdown of the ingredients
These ingredients are proteins that you can either avoid or look for, depending on your hair type. Some is good for the hair diet, especially damaged hair. However, normal hair, or protein sensitive hair could begin to feel stiff, frizzy, and dry, indicating your hair is getting too much protein.
These ingredients are gentle cleansers that you want to look for. (More info...)
Film forming humectants are excellent moisturizing ingredients that form a film over the hair and will help resist dehydration. These ingredients are safe to use in low dew points. (More info...)
These ingredients are moisturizing alcohols that you want to look for.
These ingredients are waxes that are okay to use.
These ingredients originate from plants (herbs, roots, flowers, fruits, leaves or seeds) and provide a wide variety of benefits including: cleansing, stimulating, nourishing, refreshing, soothing, moisturizing, normalizing and deodorizing. Botanical ingredients may appear in other categories if they serve a specific purpose to the curly girl method (More info...)
These ingredients have been verified as having no affect on curly hair and include ingredients like water, antioxidants, emulsifiers and thickeners
These ingredients are either OK to use, or weren't an exact match for those to avoid.