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Curly Hair Product Swap
At some point on your wavy hair journey, it’s likely that you’ll end up with some products you purchased, that you don’t want to finish off. Figuring out your wavy hair means finding the products that work well for you. That can take some trial and error.
At different times, I’ve had wavy hair products that were too heavy for my hair, too light for my hair, or that just didn’t seem to give me the results I wanted. It’s a bummer to spend money on hair products that you don’t want to use up. If you like to try a lot of products, it can add up to a lot of money, too!
A great way to recoup some of the cost is to use a Curly Hair Product Swap.
Curly Girl Product Swaps
There are several places online where you can exchange curly hair products with others. Most of these use the percentage of product left in the container to help determine the price.
For example, if a retail value of a product is $20 and about 80% is left, the remaining product has a value of about $16. Meaning you’d look to trade someone for about $16 worth of other products.
Reddit’s Hair Care Exchange forum. This is for any/all hair care products.
Curl Talk’s Swap Boards. This is for textured hair products.
Curly Girls – Product Swap (US) is a Facebook group for swapping curly girl approved products only.
Curly Girl method product swap Facebook group. Despite the name, this group allows any products for wavy/curly/coily hair to be swapped. They just ask that you identify any non-CGM approved products.
CURLS trade up program. The CURLS brand allows people to send in one styling product that didn’t work for them, and they’ll mail you a free CURLS blueberry bliss reparative product in return!
Ziliz app for apple devices is hoping to become a way to swap products for naturally textured hair.