7 Top-Rated Conditioners That Are Like A Long Drink Of Water For Your Hair

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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.

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