10 As I Am Hair Products That Are Worth Spending $10 On
If you have low porosity hair, then you might have heard of As I Am hair products.
This brand specializes in hair care products for natural hair. Regardless of whether or not your curls are kinky, you probably know that textured hair requires different treatment than non-textured hair.
With all the hype surrounding this brand, we decided to take a close look at 10 of their best-selling products.
Curl Color Passion Purple Curling Gel
You know what they say about girls with purple hair? They’re the craziest ones.
In addition to being a great color, this curling gel has gentle moisturizing effect on the hair.
One of the best parts about this product is that it comes in multiple colors, not just purple! But we’ll go over the other colors a little bit further down.
It’s great for taming frizz because it adds moisture and shine without weighing down the hair or leaving an oily residue.
Coconut Oil CoWash
This is one of our favorite Co-Wash products because of two things it does: 1) cleanse your hair of dirt and build-up 2) moisturize your hair.
Not only does it cleanse the scalp, but in contains natural ingredients like coconut fruit powder which apply a smoothing effect to your locks. It’s perfect for people who want to rid their strands of product build-up without the harsh effects of a clarifying shampoo.
It can be used on all types and is great for dry hair. Since it’s mainly a moisturizing product, it won’t give you much definition in your curls. But it will do wonders for detangling!
No hair care routine is complete without a few good leave in conditioners.
This leave-in conditioner can be used as a deep conditioner, by applying it to the hair after showering and letting it sit for 5-10 minutes.
This product is formulated to contain tangerine fruit extract, sugar cane, and vitamin E: three organic ingredients that help to cleanse the hair and scalp of any impurities while providing hydration to the hair follicles. It also makes a great detangler that will make your life a whole lot easier.
It’s a great addition to your routine if you need some extra moisture, or want a leave-in that is not too heavy on the hair. It works best for low porosity curls, and will give your hair a nice shine!
This jelly is meant to mimic the effects of flaxseed gel, without having to flake or feel crunchy. It can be used on all curl types.
The ingredients contain coconut oil, so it will add shine and moisture to your curls.
It also helps promote curl definition while leaving your hair soft and shiny.
This product is great for fine, frizzy hair because it adds hydration and shine while making the hair more manageable.
Jamaican Black Castor Oil Water
This is a great product for anyone who wants to add shine and moisture back into their hair.
It’s a mixture of water, Jamaican black castor oil, and other deep conditioning ingredients that will leave your curls feeling healthy and hydrated.
Since it contains castor oil, it provides definition while adding shine. Castor oil is also known to help with hair growth.
To use this product you just have to wet your hair before applying, or mix it with another leave-in conditioner. It’s also perfectly safe with color treated hair.
Curl Color Bold Gold Curling Gel
This enhancing color gel is a unique product. It is part of a product line of hair gels that actually color your hair as well! Though it only lasts for one wash, you can get up to three weeks of non-fading color.
This product is great for low porosity hair, because it moisturizes and allows your hair to retain moisture. It also enhances definition and shine without giving the hair a sticky or stiff feel!
And the gold color option is perfect for adding brilliance to darker hair, or toning down orange undertones in lighter hair.
DoubleButter Cream (for low porosity hair)
This is definitely the most moisturizing product on this list. It’s meant to be used as a daily leave-in conditioner.
It contains cocoa butter, shea butter, green tea, and mango seed butter which all contain high levels of antioxidants that protect your locks from elements that might damage or dry it out.
DoubleButter Cream works because of its high levels of shea butter. It leaves the strands shiny and soft without feeling weighed down.
Curl Color Hot Red Curling Gel
Another color gel for curly hair, the red color in this product is also long-lasting, and gives your hair a silky, bold sheen.
This gel works great for kinky curls to add definition and shine. It is a moisturizing gel that comes closest in consistency to a conditioner.
It can be used on all curl types and is great for defining and styling curls.
Dry & Itchy Scalp Care Clarity Shampoo
This shampoo is another great product by As I Am. It is sulfate free and perfect for people who have dry, itchy, flaky scalp problems.
It also contains peppermint oil which helps relieve itchiness while providing a cooling sensation to the scalp. The ingredients of this shampoo are very moisturizing yet they do not leave behind an oily residue.
Thanks to its unique formula, this product is great for getting rid of scalp build up without harsh chemicals. It also reduces dryness and flakiness, making your scalp more comfortable!
Curl Color Cool Blue Curling Gel (turn your natural hair blue!)
Adding a funky color to natural hair is a big commitment since textured hair requires more nuanced treatment than non-textured hair. But if you want to try a blue tint out for a bit, why not try this blue curling gel?
Its blue color is not too extreme, but will definitely get you some compliments.
The formula is moisturizing and shiny, and this gel can be used on all types of curls.
This gel has a great consistency for kinky curls. If you’re looking to add moisture and maintain definition, this is the product for you!
As I Am has a very broad range of products that can benefit certain curl types or people with specific hair concerns.
Their products are easily accessible and affordable, so it’s a great brand to check out if you’re a novice curly girl!