Product Favorite…Cantu Shea Butter Coconut Curling Cream

Product Favorite…Cantu Shea Butter Coconut Curling Cream

If you are feeling overwhelmed by the amount of natural hair products on the market I am here to tell you that you are not alone!  It seems as if every day a new hair product is released and I should know because my bathroom cabinet is filled with about half of them.  As a result product saturation can lead to confusion for new naturals or “veterans” as you try to figure out which products will actually work for your hair type and texture.  Often women ask me: “What’s the best products for natural hair?” Since that’s virtually impossible to answer, I always opt for speaking about the products that have worked for me from the beginning during my transitioning phase to now 7 years later.  One of those brands is Cantu.

My favorite product from Cantu is the Shea Butter Coconut Curling Cream, which I reference frequently and use almost every time I twist my hair.  Although I have a complete arsenal of products, I always find myself coming back to the Cantu Shea Butter Coconut Curling Cream.  A ton of natural hair products are a hit or miss based on if you apply the product to dry or wet hair, but success prevails each time I use this cream.  Whether I’m flat twisting my hair after shampooing and conditioning or revamping an old dried out wash and go I’ll pretty much have the same results: moisturized, soft and shiny hair.  Nothing is better than that right?

Another great thing about Cantu is the prices for virtually all products of the brand are very affordable and are super accessible in a variety of stores.  I’ve seen Cantu in the aisles of Target, Walmart, CVS, Walgreens, etc., and the list continues.  Other great products from the line include the Shea Butter Leave in Conditioning Cream and the Shea Butter Moisturizing Curl Activating Cream.  If you are looking for an inexpensive go-to product, Cantu is definitely the way to go! Are there other great inexpensive brands on the market? Of course, but once you find something that works, my advice is to stick with it!

Cantu Shea Butter Coconut Curling Cream Ingredients:
Water (Aqua) , Canola Oil , Glycerin , Ceteareth 20 , Fragrance , Cetearyl Alcohol , Ceteth-20 , Butyrospermum Parkii Butter (Shea) , Glycol Stearate , Petrolatum , Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Leaf Juice , Cocos Nucifera Oil (Coconut) , Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil (Jojoba) , Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil , Persea Gratissima Oil (Avocado) , Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil (Sweet Almond) , Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter , Olea Europaea Fruit Oil (Olive) , Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil (Macadamia) , Melia Azadirachta Seed Oil (Neem) , Daucus Carota Sativa Seed Oil (Carrot) , Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil (Argan) , Silk Amino Acids , Lonicera Japonica Flower Extract (Honeysuckle) , Laminara Cloustoni Extract (Sea Kelp) , Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract , Vitis Vinifera Seed Extract (Grape) , Urtica Dioica Extract (Nettle) , PEG 75 , Polyquaternium-10 , Phenoxyethanol , Ethylhexylglycerin

Have you tried Cantu? What are some of your favorite products of the brand?

 Styling results using the Shea Butter Coconut Curling Cream


Charlene Walton
Charlene Walton

Charlene Walton McCraney is a Dallas beauty and lifestyle blogger. After years of styling her and several friends’ hair as a hobby, offering advice and tips, she decided to combine two of her favorite things…writing and talking about natural hair! was created to promote healthy hair care for women of all textures and has since evolved into other beauty and lifestyle topics. Charlene loves teaching other aspiring bloggers on how to take their passion and turn it into amazing content to provide value.

Charlene is a previous beauty contributor to,, and

When she’s not blogging she is probably crunching numbers as a Senior Financial Analyst, dancing or figuring a way to meet Beyonce in person. :)

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