How to Find The Right Hair Products Based on Your Hair Type

by Brianna Thompson

When it comes to hair care, finding the right products for your hair type is key. Whether you have fine, straight, wavy, or curly hair, using the right ingredients and formulas can make all the difference in achieving healthy, beautiful locks. In this guide, we'll take a closer look at each hair type and what products and ingredients are best suited for them. For insight on why it is important to understand your hair when finding the correct products, watch this video by our owner Nick Mirabella. He is very insightful on the difference between thin and fine hair and goes to detail on how to differentiate your hair type between yourself and those around you. Watch the video here.

Fine Hair

If you have fine hair, you'll want to look for lightweight, volumizing products that won't weigh your hair down. Avoid heavy oils and silicones that can make your hair look greasy and flat. Instead, opt for products with ingredients like panthenol, which can help add volume and thickness, and rice protein, and made for finer hair types which can strengthen and protect your hair without weighing it down. Here are some great products to start with: 

AG Hair Weightless Volumizer Foam

AG Hair's Weightless Volumizer Foam is the ideal styling solution for anyone looking to add volume and protect their hair from heat damage. This alcohol-free foam is perfect for all hair types, including fine, thin, and color-treated hair. It provides a natural, lightweight hold that lasts all day, and its easy-to-apply formula adds just the right amount of volume to bring life to your locks without weighing them down.

To create a full and bouncy look, simply apply the foam throughout your hair, focusing on the roots. For a more subtle volume boost, apply it just to the roots. In either case, the Weightless Volumizer Foam will nourish and protect your hair, leaving it looking healthy and voluminous all day.

Color Wow Color Security Conditioner for Fine to Normal Hair

If you have fine or thin hair, Color Wow's Color Security conditioner is a great haircare product for you. It is lightweight and helps to detangle your hair while providing weightless hydration. This conditioner also protects and enhances your hair color, leaving your hair looking vibrant and healthy. Its unique formula contains conditioning agents that penetrate deeply into each hair strand, providing moisture and nourishment without leaving any heavy residue behind. Moreover, the conditioner is free from harsh chemicals like sulfates and silicones, making it safe for all hair types, even chemically treated hair. 

Schwarzkopf Fibre Clinix Volumize Bodifying Spray is a bodifying spray for fine, weak hair.

Features & Benefits:
Helps to protect from heat during blow-drying
Adds volume without weighing down
Strengthens by connecting inner hair bonds
Leaves hair feeling fuller due to lightweight formula
Stabilizes and controls the hair to prevent hair static
Enhances smoothness, manageability and shine.

Lakme Lak-2 Instant Hair Conditioner 

Lakme's Lak 2 Instant Hair Conditioner is a must-have for anyone looking to tame their tangles and boost shine. Formulated to protect hair from external aggressors, this conditioner is specially designed to preserve hair fibers and leave hair looking smooth, shiny, and healthy. Suitable for all hair types, it makes detangling a breeze, leaving you with manageable, beautiful hair.

Straight/Wavy Hair

If you have straight hair, you'll want to focus on products that can help add shine and reduce frizz. Look for products with ingredients like argan oil or jojoba oil, which can help smooth and nourish your hair without weighing it down. You may also want to consider using a heat protectant spray to protect your hair from damage when using hot tools.

Moroccanoil Treatment Hair Oil

Moroccanoil Treatment Hair Oil is a hair treatment that may be used on all types of hair. It includes argan oil, which is considered to be hair-nourishing. The treatment is mild and has various benefits, including detangling, shortening up drying time, and increasing shine. It also contains important minerals and antioxidants that preserve and strengthen the hair from environmental harm. The oil may penetrate the hair shaft deeply, repairing damaged hair and making it smoother, softer, and more manageable.


  1. Wash and towel-dry your hair.
  2. Take a small amount of the oil and apply it to your palms.
  3. Distribute the oil evenly throughout your hair, avoiding the scalp.
  4. Detangle your hair and style as desired.
  5. For a weekly deep conditioning treatment, leave the oil on for 5-10 minutes before washing it out.

Keune So Pure Natural Balance Moisturizing Essential Oil

Keune So Pure Natural Balance Moisturizing Essential Oil is a luxurious treatment oil that repairs and strengthens dry, damaged hair while also soothing and hydrating the scalp. This essential oil is formulated with natural ingredients such as argan oil, jojoba oil, and almond oil, which work together to provide deep hydration and nourishment to hair and scalp. It absorbs quickly without leaving any greasy residue and is suitable for all hair types, making it a versatile product for styling. Use it on damp or dry hair, before or after styling, for maximum results and a healthy, hydrated scalp and hair. As part of Keune's So Pure range, this product not only provides high-quality, natural hair care but also helps reduce impact on the environment.

Keune So Pure Volumizing Conditioning Foam

Keune's So Pure Volumizing Conditioning Foam is a unique and innovative styling solution that combines volume with nourishment for all hair types. The foam formula is enriched with natural ingredients like chamomile, lavender, and jojoba oil which work together to strengthen, hydrate and protect your hair. The conditioning foam lifts and expands every strand of hair, adding volume and body to your locks, while its gentle and lightweight formula makes it suitable for daily use. This volumizing foam is perfect for those who want to achieve a salon-quality, full-bodied look with ease, and is a must-have for anyone who wants to add volume, nourishment, and shine to their hair.

Curly/Kinky Hair

If you have curly hair, you'll want to focus on products that can help enhance and define your curls while also providing moisture and hydration. Look for products with ingredients like shea butter, which can help nourish and moisturize your curls, and glycerin, which can help enhance curl definition and fight frizz.Be sure to focus more on hydrating ingredients as they offer more benefits and will not weigh the hair down or cause buildup form oils. Some very great water-based ingredients are: 

  1. Aloe vera juice - Aloe vera juice is a natural humectant that can help attract moisture to your hair, while also promoting hair growth and soothing an irritated scalp.

  2. Rice water - Rice water has been used for centuries as a natural hair treatment, as it can help strengthen and nourish your hair while promoting growth and shine.

  3. Coconut water - Coconut water is rich in vitamins and minerals that can help nourish and moisturize your hair, while also enhancing shine and promoting healthy growth.

  4. Vegetable glycerin - Vegetable glycerin is a natural humectant that can help draw moisture to your hair, while also improving elasticity and reducing breakage.

  5. Rosewater - Rosewater is a natural toner and hydrator that can help soothe and hydrate your hair, while also promoting healthy hair growth and shine.

Here are some great products for curly or kinky hair: 

Truss Curly Twist 

Truss Curly Twist texturizes hair strands, enhances, and hydrates curls. Free of dyes. Physiological pH. Ideal for daily use. Color Protection.
Remove moisture from hair strands, divide hair into 4 sections.
Then dividing into smaller sections, stretch the hair and apply product, releasing slowly or gently scrunching upward with hands.
Repeat process on entire hair and let air dry or use diffuser.

Onesta Curl It Defining Creme

The Curl It Defining Creme’s light weight polymers and conditioners to create soft defined curls. Perfect for diffusing or air drying and defining curly hair. Coconut Oil, Mango, and Papaya strengthens hairs, add shine and moisture to textured hair.

Benefits: Adds Softness, Smoothness, Shine & Frizz Free Definition.


Keune Care Curl Control Defining Cream

Keune Care Curl Control Defining Cream is a premium styling product designed specifically for curly hair. Its lightweight formula helps to enhance and define natural curls, leaving them soft, shiny, and bouncy. This cream provides lasting hold for curls, ensuring that they stay in place all day without weighing down the hair. With nourishing ingredients that hydrate and protect the hair, Keune Care Curl Control Defining Cream is the perfect choice for those who want to showcase their natural curls with confidence.


Why Onesta?

Onesta uses natural and plant based ingredients, all their products are organic Aloe Juice based.  Aloe nourishes hair with moisturizing and soothing properties. 

Onesta strives to keep their ingredients as natural as possible without compromising performance.  

Onesta means “Honesty”

  • 100% natural fragrences

  • Easy-to-recycle bottles

  • Free of harmful chemicals

  • Certified organic botanical extracts

  • Cruelty free and made in the USA

  • Plant-based aloe formulas


No matter what your hair type is, finding the right products and ingredients can make all the difference in achieving healthy, beautiful hair. By following these tips and experimenting with different products, you can discover the perfect hair care routine for your hair type and say goodbye to bad hair days for good! For specific concerns or suggestions feel free to reach out to me on Instagram @themanebri. 

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