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What is the best leave in conditioner for hair? If you're looking for a way to help keep strands soft and healthy, without weighing hair down too much, a leave in hair treatment might be a great choice. Leave-ins are designed to be applied after shampooing, just like regular conditioners. The only major difference? You don't rinse them out. This list includes some of the most popular leave in conditioners on the market today, so be sure to vote for the ones you've tried and loved (and vote down any you didn't like). Add any favorite leave-in hair conditioners that are missing; you can also rerank this list in any order you choose.

Leave in conditioners come in many forms. Some leave-ins are creams, designed to coat each hair strand and help protect it from all sorts of damaging elements. Other leave in conditioners are sprays, allowing for super-light coverage that still manages to keep hair protected from things like everyday heat styling. Which one is better? That's subjective. You might have to try a few different leave-in conditioners before you find your personal holy grail product. The best leave ins can tame frizzy hair, detangle pesky knots and leave hair full of body and shine.

While leave-in conditioners are designed for daily use, if your hair is particularly dry and/or damaged, you might do well to consider adding a great deep conditioner to your weekly routine. You could also switch out and use a rinse-out moisturizing conditioner as well. And of course, shampoo is important too. Check out this list of the best shampoos for damaged hair if your tresses are in need of rescue.
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Garnier Fructis Leave-In Condi... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Nexxus Humectress Luxe Ultimat... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Redken Smooth Down Detangling ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Neutrogena Triple Moisture Sil... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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DevaCurl B'Leave-In is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Aussie Hair Insurance Leave-In... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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L'anza Leave-In Protector is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Ion Anti-Frizz Solutions Leave... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Shea Moisture Shea Butter Leav... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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TRESemme Restore-European Cond... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Carol's Daughter Black Vanilla... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Bumble and Bumble Leave in Con... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Aveeno Nourish + Condition Lea... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Infusium (Repair)Ologie Leave-... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Suave Keratin Infusion Leave-I... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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TiGi Love, Peace & the Pla... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Joico Daily Care Leave-In Cond... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Alba Botanica Very Emollient L... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Kenra Lightweight Leave-In Con... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Ouidad Moisture Lock Leave-In ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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A Steamy Hot Load Of Nut Butte... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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KMS Moistrepair Leave-In Condi... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Enjoy Leave in Conditioner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Giovanni Direct Leave-In Condi... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Dove Sheer Moisture Leave-In R... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Living Proof Leave-In Conditio... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Pantene Pro-V Detangling Light... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Charles Worthington London Res... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Rusk Sensories Smoother Leave-... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Korres Leave-In Conditoner is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Aubrey Organics Sea Buckthorn ... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner

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Wen Shampoo Conditioner is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Leave In Conditoner
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