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May 12, 2017 4:01 PM EDT

If your curls tend to snap and crackle more than they pop, these formulas will save them from irreversible damage.

Sure, there’s always a host of curl-enhancing products to choose from, but not all are created equal.

Those made with harmful ingredients (sulfates, parabens, alcohol) are actually causing curl sabotage by stripping the strands of moisture and destroying all hope of the perfect twist out.

As we continue to navigate the start of another spring season, reclaim shine, bounce and volume with these curly girl approved products.

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