See below for a breakdown of the ingredients
These ingredients are oils that should be used with caution because they have the potential to build up and a cowash only routine might not be able to remove
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 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...)
Preservatives are added to products to prevent the growth of micro-organisms.
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.