Sometimes you just want to make those edges lay. I love how our natural hair is extremely versatile and we can create amazing styles. Some styles require those edges to lay down and we all know, our natural hair has a mind of it’s own and laying down is NOT always easy. That’s why I had to create a post on black owned edge control to showcase the brands that bring the right product without all the flakes and breakage some edge controls are known to do.
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Edge control allows for sleek styles like placing hair up in a ponytail or just laying down those baby hairs. We want them to lay but not at the expense of our edges so we picked ones that won’t harm your hair but actually WORK. Check out our list and let us know which ones you’ve tried and loved.
Black Owned Edge Control List
TPH by TARAJI So Slick Edge Control Treatment
Slick is here tame and shape those edges with a smooth satin finish and ingredients that help to care for your hair throughout the day. This workable edge control creates the sleekest hairstyles, controls tapered cuts, and smooths baby-hairs that have a mind of their own.
Design Essentials Sleek MAX Edge Control For Smooth All Day Hold & Style
No flaking, no build-up- get maximum hold without worry about embarrassing flakes and icky build-up! Great hold to last all day- stop your Edges from going on strike when you walk out the door by creating smooth sleek styles that stay in place for hours using our strongest edge Tamer. Can be used on wet or dry hair. Get the most from your sleek Max edge Tamer by keeping it sealed due to the special ingredients used to retain moisture and maintain hold.
Alikay Naturals Lemongrass Slay And Lay Edge Gel
Lay your edges down with confident long-lasting hold that works even on thick hair, while nourishing your hair with their new Lemongrass Slay & Lay Edge Gel ™ Lemongrass oil helps to strengthen hair follicles, promote healthy hair growth, reduce hair shedding, soothe dry hair and itchy scalp, make hair feel silky and look shiny.
The Doux Swag Goo Edge Control Gel
The Doux Swag Goo Edge Control gel provides strong, all-day hold for edges, braids, and waves. Non-greasy, non-flaking. It has Aloe, Vitamin E, Coconut Oil, Castor Oil.
Tgin Smooth & Hold Edge Control
Tgin smooth & hold edge Control is infused with Nettle leaf & castor oil, this nutrient rich formula holds Edges In place without building up and flaking. Perfect for creating sleek styles, polished ponytails, and tapered cuts. Castor oil is used to take advantage its Vitamin E, omega-6 fatty acids, minerals, and proteins that all play roles in the health of your hair and scalp leaving it richer and darker, preventing split ends.
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Nettle leaf is also included to help in combating hair loss and help in promoting hair re-growth. Nettle leaves are rich in silica and sulfur, which both help in making your hair shinier and healthier.
PATTERN Strong Hold Gel
Great for curlies, coilies & tight textures when you need a healthy hold for a slick look. Never damaging or drying, the PATTERN flexible Strong Hold Gel provides long-lasting hold without breaking hair or edges. Infused with Sea Moss, Aloe Vera and Chia Seeds to nourish and fortify curls, the gel texture has built-in slip to easily distribute through the hair – ideal for a slick look of your choosing and styles that need extra hold.
Curls Blueberry Bliss Curl Control Paste
Tame and enhance your curls with the Blueberry Bliss Curl Control Paste from CURLS. Formulated with certified organic blueberry extract and argan oil, this styling paste nourishes and defines your textured hair. You deserve only the best for your curly locks!
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Not only will this paste slay your edges, but will also nourish and strengthen the hair follicles to accelerate hair growth. Apply daily or as needed for a thicker, stronger, growing hairline. CURLS Blueberry Bliss Curl Control Paste is also excellent for elongating your curls.
HairYum Vegan Edge Control
HairYum Vegan Edge Control (Yummy Edges) is 100% vegan with coconut oil and Shea butter that helps edges grow. Yummy Edges is non-flaky, non-sticky formula that holds the hair and edges firmly in place for a shiny, healthy appearance. Easily rinses out.
We love our list of some great Black owned edge control and think you will as well. Do you have a favorite one? Is there one we missed as the best? Let us know below!