Shampooing is necessary because it cleans the scalp and hair. The scalp is a living organism which needs to be cleansed of oil, dirt and debris to stay healthy. Think of your scalp as skin, would your skin be clean if you used lotions or conditioning treatments to cleanse it? However, the hair which is dead, can be dried out easily by harsh shampoos, therefore a sulfate free moisturizing shampoo is recommended for curly hair. Moisturizing Shampoos are a curly girl’s best friend because it cleanses the scalp while conditioning the hair.