7 Top-Rated Conditioners That Are Like A Long Drink Of Water For Your Hair
In the winter, hair exposed to freezing windchills — and the searing hot shower that follows — is prone to extreme dryness. Right now, that moisture zap may be worsened by seasonal itchy scalp, at-home color, or the fact that your hair hasn't seen a pair of scissors in months, with the split, frizzy ends to prove it.
If you can relate, you might be in need of a conditioner upgrade. According to Fabian Lliguin, NYC-based hair pro and co-founder of Rahua, a hydrating conditioner will be your best defense against winter damage. "Dry, porous hair can be exhibited as flat, frizzy, or fried-looking strands, depending on your texture," Lliguin explains. "The best and easiest way to avoid this is to keep your hair as hydrated as possible, using a sulfate-free shampoo followed by a hydrating conditioner to create a protective, moisture-sealed barrier around the hair shaft."
If you're set with a gentle, non-stripping shampoo, find a best-in-class moisturizing conditioner ahead.
At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission.