8 Leave-in Conditioners For Whatever Knotty Problem You Have

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8 Leave-in Conditioners For Whatever Knotty Problem You Have
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Whether you are trying to repair damaged hair or just keep strands silky, leave-in conditioner often does the trick. More potent than the regular rinse-out versions, leave-in conditioners contain highly hydrating ingredients that turn hair supple and strong. Plus, they're easy to use and often contain extra hair benefits beyond simple softening. Try any one of these eight and get ready for a #goodhairday.

01

Best for Damage

Best for Damage

If your hair is breaking due to extreme dryness or as a result of chemical processes such as relaxing, coloring, or perming, you need this ultra-rich cream. Loaded with healing argan oil, along with other moisturizers like shea butter, it's hair rehab in a jar.

02

Best Natural Pick

Best Natural Pick

The plant-based formula doesn't contain sulfates, parabens, dyes, gluten, phthalates, or propylene glycol. You won't miss them, however, since the main ingredient—extra-virgin coconut oil—makes hair ridiculously soft.

03

For Fine Hair

For Fine Hair

This ultra-lightweight mist won't weigh down strands, but it will moisturize hair and make it more manageable. It also quells flyaways and reins in curls when humidity is high.

04

For Color-Treated Hair

For Color-Treated Hair

This 100 percent vegan mist guards against color fade while it reduces heat-styling damage, minimizes split ends, and cuts down on static.

05

Best Oil

Best Oil

This cult favorite uses a combination of antioxidant-laden argan oil and shine-boosting vitamins to turn straw-like strands into glossy, silky ones. It also detangles, reduces drying time, and smooths the hair cuticle.

06

Drugstore Deal

Drugstore Deal

When used with the shampoo, this leave-in will keep frizz fully under control even when the humidity hits 97 percent.

07

Sun Protecting

Sun Protecting

Shield hair from the UV rays (which cause color to lose its brilliance and strands to become more brittle) with this spray. It's enriched with UV filters, as well as moisturizing sunflower seed oil.

08

Best for Knots

Best for Knots

If you have trouble getting a comb through your hair after a shower, this is the hair lotion for you. Made with cupuacu and mango seed butters, it gives hair enough slip that tangles are instantly tamed without causing breakage.

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