Leave In Conditioner Detangler or Hair Treatment?

Leave in conditioner can have a dramatic effect on the look and feel of your hair. Not to mention making it more manageable.

towel dried hair ready for leave in conditioner

But as with all hair products, some are more effective than others. And some perform better than others depending on the hair type and its specific needs.

This page contains some of the best products available for using after your usual cleansing/conditioning products. Browse from these two main categories of leave-in products…

Detanglers  :  Treatments


Detanglers are light formulas, either spray or cream, which make it easier to comb through tangles. They moisturize and add shine and softness to the hair. Spray on detanglers are best for fine hair as they're very light and work well for kids' hair. These are among the best on the market...

Joico Daily Leave-In Detangler

This leave in conditioner rehydrates, detangles, adds shine without any product feel. Unlike some spray conditioners that come out in globs on the hair, this one sprays in a very fine mist, so application is a breeze. It’s super lightweight and has a refreshing scent. AND it has thermal protectants to keep your hair in optimal condition if you do a lot of heat styling (i.e., flat iron, hot rollers, etc.).

Sexy Hair Concepts Healthy Sexy Hair Soy-Tri-Wheat Leave In Conditioner

An ideal detangling spray for weak or damaged hair as it offers just a slight bit of a protein boost to strengthen strands. Leaves hair feeling soft and allows a comb to slide through tangles easily, without any stretching or possible breaking of the hair. Dries into hair with no residue or product feel.


Leave in hair treatments contain more nutritive ingredients to restore health to damaged, over-processed hair. These products work well for adding moisture and shine to dry, frizzy hair and defining curls or waves.

HSI PROFESSIONAL Argan Oil Leave In Conditioner

This product fulfills two important needs for dry, damaged, or uncooperative hair. A silky leave in that provides thermal protection and leaves hair glossy and frizz free. Argan oil being one of the main ingredients is a big factor in the effects this product has on the hair. It has wonderful softening qualities and absorbs into the hair leaving no residue.

Sebastian Potion 9 Wearable Treatment

This product is totally unique. It’s a conditioner/treatment/styling product all in one. And it works on ANY hair texture. It smoothes hair, enhances shine and defines curl beautifully, with just the tiniest bit of hold. Potion 9 is perfect to use whether you’re leaving your hair to dry naturally, or curling/straightening with heat tools. It’s a cream/gel consistency, light enough to use on fine hair and gives a natural looking shine.


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