As far as the Herbal Essences line is concerned, this product has served me the best in terms of my natural hair. The scent is earthy and floral enough that the sweet hue is not sickeningly tart like I experienced with some of my earlier adventures in mixing up shampoos. The fragrance is strong all day which means that every bounce of your hair is going to be a new waft of berry and orchid. That being said, this in no way will help you obtain curls. It will strengthen what you already have, however, and in my experience it was enough. It smoothed my slight waves, and with enough product, kept it sleek and shiny all day.