What Is a Good Deep Conditioner for Thick & Coarse African-American Hair?

Give your hair a good, deep conditioning.

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If your thick African-American tresses are in need of a little extra hydration, quench them with a deep conditioner. Deep conditioners can help to leave dry hair much more silky, soft and moisturized. Just make sure that you're using one that's formulated for African-American tresses -- and while you're at it, get one of the best.

Giovanni Smooth As Silk Deep Moisture Conditioner

Getting "Essence" magazine's stamp of approval, Giovanni Smooth As Silk Deep Moisture Conditioner is infused with vegetable protein to breathe new life into dry, damaged hair and to reduce frizz. After rinsing your hair with the conditioner, it may be shinier, silkier and smoother. Plus, it's all natural, so you won't be applying any processed chemicals to the hair and you'll get to care for the environment while you're caring for your hair.

Mixed Chicks Deep Conditioner

A favorite of "Sister 2 Sister" magazine, Mixed Chicks Deep Conditioner isn't just for mixed chicks. The brand has a big following that crosses color lines. The conditioner gives your coif lots and lots of hydration, which makes it ideal for ladies with thick, unmanageable hair, leaving locks smooth and tangle free.

MYHoneyChild Olive You Deep Conditioner

A favorite of natural hair care website Curly Nikki, MYHoneyChild Olive You Deep Conditioner contains fruit oils, olive oils and jojoba oils, to give hair an intense condition. Slather the thick, creamy conditioner onto your hair and let it sit for 45 minutes. When you rinse, your hair may feel stronger and more healthy.

Kiehl's Sunflower Deep Recovery Pak

Another favorite of "Essence" magazine, Kiehl's Sunflower Deep Recovery Pak is a fantastic way to boost the health of hair that's been relaxed, colored or damaged by heat. Apply the conditioner to your coarse tresses to make them stronger and shinier. With ingredients like sunflower oil, apricot kernel oil and vitamin B, your hair will be left incredibly moisturized.

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