The 17 Best Leave-In Conditioners for Smooth, Tangle-Free Strands
January 13, 2024
Jennifer Hussein & Annie Blackman, Allure.com
While we owe our lives to traditional conditioners, the best leave-in conditioners do what rinse-out conditioners can't. The in-shower stuff is essential to creating a hydrated foundation for your hair, no matter how moisturizing your shampoo claims to be, but leave-ins go one step further. They stay behind to sink into hair follicles, adding extra hydration, heat, and UV protection, strength, and smoothness — to name a few benefits. Beyond that, adding a few spritzes, dollops, or drops of your favorite leave-in makes you (or us, at least) feel like your hair-care routine is pro-level.