I just read a colleague's description of traveling to parts of the world where women don't feel compelled to straighten their naturally curly hair to be their most appealing. Even so, you probably need some help -- especially in humid climates -- for your hair to look its best. If you're traveling and want to show off your hair naturally, BaBylissPRO MiraCurl™ products -- a professional-level range -- to the rescue! I was happy to be hosted to experience them.
The Curl Prep is a light, leave-in spray detangler. It also serves to fill in the cracks in the cuticle and adds a polymer that helps with protecting your hair from heat devices. That's actually one of the most important things you can do to protect your hair! This is what they say about it:
Formulated with MiraMer™, a unique, heat-activated polymer complex that delivers thermal protection and structure for well-formed, long lasting curls. Use before chemically treated, damaged, or overly porous hair is curled.
Use that in conjunction with Curl Foundation, a lighter creme-gel. It adds a touch more control to unruly curls. It helps with shine and adding moisture.
Curly hair has the least physical/chemical ability to shine, but Thermal Shine Spray adds back what you're missing -- without looking like you dumped bacon grease on your hair. It adds subtle, but appreciable glow.
These products are larger than 100 ml, so you would have to put them in checked luggage while traveling. Worth it! Good hair days are priceless.