It’s tough to fall in love with dry and frizzy hair. It is uncontrollable, unmanageable, and makes your head look like a bird’s nest that’s just hit by a tornado (seriously!).
Your hair becomes frizzy when it loses moisture. While using a good shampoo is excellent for your hair, it’s not enough. The shampoo can only clean your scalp. But what about the nourishment and the shine? This is where a conditioner comes to your rescue! Here in this post, we will discuss why a leave in conditioner and what are the best leave-in conditioners available on the market.
Why A Leave-in Conditioner?
A leave-in conditioner can be a worthy addition to your hair care regimen. The best part about these leave-in conditioners is how they add moisture and deeply hydrate your hair without leaving it greasy or weighing it down. It also provides just the right amount of taming and a pleasant fragrance.
It adds that extra layer of moisture to your hair and makes it glossy, voluminous, shiny, and manageable. The type of conditioner you need depends on your hair type and the issues you have. With the market brimming with thousands of conditioners that promise beautiful hair, we bring to you the best of all. Take a look:
Top 25 Leave-in Conditioners
- Wella Enrich Moisturizing Leave-In Balm
- Just Natural Hair Care Leave-In Conditioner
- Bed Head Ego Boost Split End Mender
- As I Am Leave-In Conditioner
- Paul Mitchell Original Leave-In Conditioner
- Q-Sera Leave In Conditioner
- Schwarzkopf Bonacure Moisture Kick Spray Conditioner
- John Frieda Frizz-Ease Daily Nourishment Leave-In Conditioning Spray
- Tigi Love Peace And The Planet Let It Be Leave In Conditioner
- Schwarzkopf Bonacure Color Free Spray Conditioner
- Tigi Bed Head Colour Goddess Leave-In Conditioner
- L’oreal Professional Serie Expert Force Vector Leave In Cream
- Tigi Superstar Volumizing Leave In Conditioner
- Bblunt High Definition Curl Curl Defining Leave-In Cream
- Garnier Hair Care Whole Blends Replenishing Leave-In Conditioner
- Streax Pro Leave-in Conditioners
- Bblunt Climate Control Anti Frizz Leave-In Cream
- Neutrogena Triple Moisture Silk Touch Leave In Creme
- Herbal Essence Touchably Smooth Anti-Frizz Creme
- Palmer’s Coconut Oil Formula Leave-In Conditioner
- Living Proof Leave-In Conditioner
- Charles Worthington Moisture Seal Leave-In Conditioner
- Infusium 23 Repair And Renew Leave-In Treatment
- Nexus Hydra-Light Weightless Leave-In Conditioner
- Tigi Rockaholic Leave-In Detangler
1. Wella Enrich Moisturizing Leave-in Balm
If you have frizzy and unmanageable hair, then this product is for you. This leave-in conditioner smoothens frizzy hair and makes it manageable. It not only nourishes your hair but makes it soft and extremely silky.
- Restores moisture
- Extremely light
2. Just Natural Hair Care Leave-in Conditioner
If you are grappling with dry hair, then this conditioner is the ultimate solution you were looking for. It contains babassu oil that penetrates your hair and adds shine to your mane without weighing it down. It’s rich in protein that strengthens the hair from root to tip.
- Contains calendula flower and other herbal extracts
- Smells great
- Extremely effective
3. Bed Head Ego Boost Split End Mender
If you have rough and dull hair, then this product will work like magic on your mane. It makes the hair soft and shiny. You can apply it both on wet and dry hair. It locks the moisture in and improves the texture of your hair. Also, if you have split ends, then this leave-in conditioner is a great option for you.
- Softens your hairs
- Treats split ends
- Adds volume to your hair
- It’s expensive
- Won’t control the frizz
4. As I Am Leave-in Conditioner
A bit on the pricier side but it’s a boon for the curly beauties. If you have curly hair and don’t know how to make it extra soft, shiny, and smooth, go for this conditioner. This conditioner gently untangles all your curly locks and shields them from the pollution, dust, and all those chemical styling products that go into your hair.
- Tames your frizz
- Makes the hair smooth and shiny
5. Paul Mitchell Original Leave-in Conditioner
Another product for managing your hair. This leave-in conditioner is an excellent moisturizer for your hair. It easily detangles your locks and manages the frizziness. It makes your hair soft, manageable, and protects it from pollution. You will definitely fall in love with this product.
- Rejuvenates your hair
- Moisturizes the scalp too!
- Paraben, alcohol, and silicone free
6. Q-Sera Leave In Conditioner
If you have dry hair that refuses to get tamed and demands extra nourishment, then this conditioner is a must-have for you. It nourishes the hairs from the roots to the tips and protects it from environmental damage. It’s specially formulated for Indian hair and keeps it tangle-free.
- Paraben and silicone-free
7. Schwarzkopf Bonacure Moisture Kick Spray Conditioner
Worried about your hair turning into a bird’s nest every time you go outside? Then say goodbye to your frizzy tresses. Schwarzkopf Bonacure Moisture Kick Spray Conditioner keeps your frizz in control and adds volume to your hair.
This conditioner is the best thing that can happen to your hair. It makes your hair incredibly smooth and leaves no scope for dryness.
- It’s gentle to your hair
- Detangles every hair strand
- Extremely lightweight
- Improves hair texture
- Spray conditioner
- Doesn’t treat split ends
8. John Frieda Frizz-ease Daily Nourishment Leave-in Conditioning Spray
Enriched with the goodness of essential vitamins, the nourishing formula of the conditioner deeply conditions your hairs and gives it a frizz-free glossy look. The best part is, it’s suitable for all hair types. Say goodbye to all your hair woes with this amazing conditioner.
- Vitamin infused
- Great fragrance
- Easily available
- Makes the damages less visible
- Too expensive
9. TIGI Love Peace And The Planet Let it Be Leave-in Conditioner
This product volumises your hair, deeply nourishes the scalp and keeps your tresses fresh for long. It adds shine and bounce to your hair and revitalizes it. If your hair needs a daily pick-me-up, then this conditioner is the one for you.
- Leaves the hair soft and clean
- Sweet fragrance
- No paraben
10. Schwarzkopf Bonacure Color Free Spray Conditioner
If you have colored hair, then this is the conditioner to go for. This conditioner is specially formulated for dyed hair and protects the cuticles thoroughly. It infuses additional moisture to the colored hairs and gives you better zero-fade-colour look. This wondrous conditioner leaves your hair soft, shiny, and manageable. You will feel your hair get better with every use.
- Gets absorbed quickly
- Pleasant fragrance
- Spray bottle
- Doesn’t detangle hair that effectively
11. TIGI Bed Head Colour Goddess Leave-In Conditioner
This is a moisturizing conditioner that gently detangles your tresses, leaving them soft, voluminous, and bouncy. This conditioner is best for colored hair that needs extra care and protection.
- Detangles the hair effectively
- Gives soft and smooth texture to your hair (it feels nice to touch!)
- Colour lock technology
- Feels a bit sticky
12. L’Oreal Professional Serie Expert Force Vector Leave-in Cream
If your tresses are dry and damaged and if they tend to break easily, then this product is for you. This product makes your hair ultra-smooth. It’s good for straightened hair as well. If you style your mane regularly, this leave-in conditioner will repair the damages and deeply condition your hair, leaving it super-smooth and irresistible to touch.
- Makes the hair extremely soft
- It has a creamy texture and spreads evenly
- Nice fragrance
13. Tigi Superstar Volumizing Leave in Conditioner
Unruly hair? Not anymore. Because this excellent conditioner by TIGI is your ultimate savior. This nourishes your hair, softens it, and adds volume to it. It comes with a protein complex formula that deeply hydrates your hair and revitalizes it. It also protects your hair from UV damage.
- Revitalizes and softens your hair
- Makes your hair more manageable
- Adds volume to the hair
- Provides UV protection
- The price (OMG!)
14. Bblunt High Definition Curl Curl Defining Leave-in Cream
The brand is famous for its incredible range of hair care products, and this conditioner is another gem. It has a very light texture and great consistency. The lovely fragrance of this conditioner keeps lingering for long after you have applied it. Coming to its effectiveness, this can be used as a regular leave-in conditioner. It won’t dry out your curly hair as it contains hydrolyzed wheat protein and provitamin B5, and is specially designed for Indian hair.
- Gently detangles your curly locks
- Treats dryness effectively
- Gives your hair a smooth texture
- Moisturizes your hair
15. Garnier Hair Care Whole Blends Replenishing Leave-in Conditioner
Has coloring, bleaching, and extensive styling left your hair frizzy and dry? If yes, then try this replenishing leave-in conditioner and we bet that you will thank us later. This conditioner is enriched with virgin-pressed olive oil and olive leaves extract that give your dry hair a new life. It is a gentle formula with a creamy texture that intensely nurtures your hair. It’s paraben and silicone-free, and also cleans product build-up effectively.
- Enriched with olive oil and olive leaves extracts
- Doesn’t contain paraben and silicone
- Smoothens your hair intensely
- Deeply nourishes your hair and makes it soft and shiny
16. Streax Pro Leave-in Conditioners
This conditioner penetrates the hair shafts quite easily and provides a healthy shine. It gets absorbed in your hair quickly and does not weigh it down. It comes in a travel-friendly bottle that is easy to use. Suitable for regular use.
- Comes in a spray bottle
- Overwhelming fragrance
17. Bblunt Climate Control Anti Frizz Leave-in Cream
Did anyone say frizzy hair? Then girls, go grab your bottle of this awesome product today. Bblunt has an amazing range of hair care products and this is simply wow! This anti-frizz formula keeps your hair soft and manageable, and protects it from pollution and damage. Rich in quinoa protein, hydrolyzed keratin, and provitamin B5, this formula is specially designed for Indian hair.
- Frizz control
- Smoothens the hair
- Battles dryness
18. Neutrogena Triple Moisture Silk Touch Leave-in Creme
People with fine and thin hair generally think that they do not benefit from leave-in conditioners. Well, I guess they haven’t used Neutrogena Triple Moisture Conditioner yet. Its ultra light conditioning formula nourishes, softens, and strengthens your hair. The best part of this conditioner is that it does not weigh down fine hair or make it limp. It also repairs damaged ends of the hair. This great product has a sweet coconut smell.
- Thoroughly moisturizes your hair
- Strengthens the hair
- Controls frizz
- Has UV filters
19. Herbal Essence Touchably Smooth Anti-Frizz Creme
Herbal essence has recently launched its new range of leave-in conditioners for all types of hair. This conditioner is an incredibly versatile product that helps to tame frizzy hair. Apply this cream before you start styling your hair. This leave-in conditioner has a sweet floral smell that lingers for at least a day.
- Improves the hair texture
- Smoothens your locks
20. Palmer’s Coconut Oil Formula Leave-in Conditioner
This is one of the best leave-in conditioners available in the market. This conditioner makes the hair luscious and smooth. It contains Vitamin E, which nourishes your hair effectively and makes it stronger. It is light weight and non-greasy, and provides the right amount of moisture to the hair.
- Good for treating dry hair
- Makes hair soft and smooth
21. Living Proof Leave-In Conditioner
This conditioner is ideal for dry and damaged hair, which lacks moisture and hydration. Its intense moisturizing formula repairs and restores the moisture in dry and damaged hair. It is also very beneficial for colored and chemically treated hair.
- Moisturizes hair
- Good for dry and damaged hair
22. Charles Worthington Moisture Seal Leave-In Conditioner
Charles Worthington moisture seal leave-in conditioner work wonders for your unmanageable hair. Its unique formula penetrates deep within the hair shaft to nourish and tame the unruly hair. This is one of the best hair moisturizers available in the market.
- Gently detangles your hair
- Moisturizes the hair
- Contains argan oil
- Too expensive
23. Infusium 23 Repair And Renew Leave-In Treatment
Infusium is a brand which has been popular all around the world for its hair care products. This magical product is suitable for all hair types. This conditioner strengthens the hair against damage and prevents hair breakage and split ends.
- Moisturize hair
- Protects from split ends
- Softens and smoothens hair
- Smell might seem overpowering
- Only available online
- Insanely expensive
24. Nexus Hydra-Light Weightless Leave-In Conditioner
Nexus leave-in conditioner is best for those who are looking for a unique product that gives them salon type results at home. It detangles your hair and provides a smooth and shiny finish. This conditioner is suitable for all hair types. It offers you salon-like quality at a reasonable price.
- Gentle on your hair
- Adds volume
25. Tigi Rockaholic Leave-In Detangler
This product can be used whenever you want – touch-up your hair before a party or a meeting. It gently detangles your locks and makes it shiny and bouncy.
- Detangles and de-frizzes your hair
- Moisturizes the hair
Do you have any other names on your mind to add to this list? Did we miss something? If yes, do let us know in the comments section below.
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