The Best Leave-In Conditioners for Dry, Dull Hair

Lauren Caruso
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You finally stopped beating your hair into submission with heat tools every morning, you swapped out your shampoo for something more coddling, and you’ve been masking twice a week for lord-knows-how-long—but your hair is still in a state of emergency. (Been there.) Sure, a haircut might be the next order of business, but before you chop off a few inches in the name of soft, shiny hair, there’s one more thing you should try: a leave-in.

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Yep, the same product that you’ve been avoiding because it “weighs your hair down” or is “an annoying extra step” or whatever your excuse is could be the secret to a perfect hair day—especially when your hair is Sahara-levels of dry. We culled the best leave-in-conditioners for dry, brittle hair, so you can avoid scheduling a haircut for that much longer. (Just kidding, you probably still need a trim.)

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Aussie Hair Insurance Leave-in Conditioner, $3.43; at Aussie

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Alterna Caviar CC Cream, $39; at Ulta

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Davines Dede Hair Mist, $30; at Net-a-Porter

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It's a 10 Miracle Leave In Conditioner, $13.49; at Target

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Klorane Leave-in Concentrate with Essential Olive Extract, $20; at Bluemercury

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Jordan Seban Hair L’Huile, $48; at Le Vert Beauty

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Little Barn Apothecary Chamomile + Rosemary Hair Oil, $16.99; at The Stell

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Sachajuan Leave-In Conditioner, $31; at David Pirrotta

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SheaMoisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Reparative Leave-In Conditioner, $10.99; at Target

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