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As a wise man once said, "Moisture is the essence of wetness, and wetness is the essence of beauty." Problem is, when it comes to your hair, not all moisture is created equal. Because each hair type and length comes with its own particular set of quirks and drama, it's important to make sure you're using the right conditioner for your locks.
Just as you wouldn't use a super-thick and heavy cream on oily skin, you also wouldn't use a heavy oil on fine hair. Use the wrong type of conditioner and you could end up with a 'do that's either greasy and weighed down (from too heavy of a conditioner) or strawlike and straggly (from a not-nourishing-enough conditioner). Not really the end result any of us are going for.
To help us make sense of this confusing conditioner conundrum is celebrity stylist Adir Abergel. With clients that include everyone from Rachel McAdams to Sienna Miller, the man has racked up some major knowledge on how to make hair look pretty effing amazing.
Ahead, you'll find our guide to all things conditioning, including the particular challenges and things to watch out for with your hair type, plus ingredients to stock up on, as well as the best leave-in and wash-out hydrators for your hair. Read on for his expert advice, tips, tricks, and to find your moisture match — no Blue Steel required.