21 Best Conditioners For Dry, Damaged Hair

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Best Conditioner For Dry Damaged Hair

Our hair goes through a lot. We stress it out with styling, heat damage, color, chemical processes, wind, weather and so much more. That's why having dry hair or damaged hair is the price we pay. And after all that, we expect our hair to always perform and look its best.

It is a lot of pressure for us, and the result is often fried, dried, damaged locks. Fortunately, nothing can help our hair find its former glory like the best conditioner out there.

Hair needs to be hydrated with peptides, coconut oil, and other high-quality ingredients. So, let this guide do the work and help you find the best conditioner for dry hair.

Make your hair feel appreciated with these options.

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1. Pai-Shau Replenishing Cream Conditioner

This conditioner was designed to rehydrate dry, lifeless hair and replenish its natural sheen. The proprietary formula blends cuticle-calming proteins with amino acids to strengthen, all alongside the brand's Signature Tea Complex. Fall in love with the velvety consistency and how weightless it feels in your hair.

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2. BioSilk Hydrating Therapy Deep Moisture Masque

This deep conditioner is formulated with the power of quinoa and silk to repair dry or damaged hair. It also calms and conditions to leave your locks soft and smooth with each use. This hydrating hair masque is free of parabens and isn't tested on animals.

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3. CHI Luxury Black Seed Oil Moisture Replenish Conditioner

Restore depleted moisture to dry, damaged hair by infusing strands with essential vitamins and antioxidants for a shiny, smooth, frizz-free finish. Black Seed Oil protects hair against future damage, while helping to strengthen and fortify. Hair is left soft, tangle-free and manageable.

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4. Keune Care Vital Nutrition Conditioner

Keune Care Vital Nutrition Conditioner nourishes dry, brittle and damaged hair. Nutri-Injection Technology forms a protective shield around damaged strands to restore and revitalize them, as it protects hair from dehydration, environmental damage and UV rays. This conditioner restores the moisture balance and re-energizes dull, lifeless hair, while detangling and adding shine. 

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5. Pantene Pro-V Daily Moisture Renewal Conditioner

This conditioner fuels hair with a potent blend of Pro-V nutrients and antioxidants, so hair is strong against damage. It also visibly replenishes dry, lifeless hair for softness and hydration from root to tip.

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6. Bumble And Bumble Bb. Super Rich Conditioner

A creamy conditioner that delivers essential hydration and adds shine, it's safe for colored and chemically-treated hair. This luxurious conditioner detangles, softens, and restores luster and bounce to all hair types.

(Sephora, $29)

7. Living Proof Restore Conditioner

This formula is powered by Living Proof’s patented healthy hair molecule (OFPMA) and conditioning agents to instantly restore dry, damaged cuticles and help protect from future damage. It also helps repel dirt and oil to keep hair cleaner, longer. This product is color-safe and safe for chemically-treated hair.

(Sephora, $29)

8. Alterna Haircare Caviar Anti-aging Replenishing Moisture Conditioner

A luxe conditioner infused with caviar to nourish and hydrate dry, dull hair. The lipid-rich formula helps to replenish every strand, sealing in moisture for hair that looks and feels healthier.

(Sephora, $10)

9. Pureology Hydrate Conditioner

A sulfate-free conditioner that deeply hydrates and moisturizes medium to thick hair types, without weight hair down, while providing maximum color protection and designed to enhance color radiance.

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10. Moroccanoil Hydrating Conditioner

A hydrating, daily-care conditioner infused with antioxidant-rich argan oil and replenishing nutrients to quench and detangle dry hair.

(Sephora, $24)

11. L'oreal Paris Elvive Extraordinary Oil Nourishing Conditioner

This conditioner is perfect for dry, lifeless hair. It eliminates dryness in just one wash, when you use the complete system of shampoo, conditioner, and treatment.

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12. Carol's Daughter Black Vanilla Moisture & Shine Hydrating Conditioner

This rich, hydrating conditioner with a blend of Pro-vitamin B5 and Biotin can put an end to dry, dull, brittle hair. It balances moisture while detangling and making hair easier to style.

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13. Virtue Labs Recovery Conditioner

A conditioner to nurture and bring dry, damaged, and depleted hair back to hydrated health. It reconstructs frayed cuticles and brittle ends, infusing hair with softness, shine, and manageability.

(Sephora, $40)

14. Rahua Hydration Conditioner

A conditioner that delivers a maximum punch of moisture to dull, dry, and damaged hair. This product is great to make hair look and feel stronger, healthier, smoother, and shinier.

(Sephora, $36)

15. Amika The Kure Repair Conditioner

A keratin-rich conditioner that repairs, restores, and revitalizes dry, damaged, and overstressed hair. The Kure Repair Conditioner reinforces and strengthens dry, damaged hair with rich, fortifying keratin.

(Sephora, $22)

16. Kiehl's Nourishing Olive Fruit Oil Conditioner

This luxurious conditioner detangles and helps restore a healthy look to hair, leaving it smooth and shiny — without weighing it down. It contains olive fruit oil, avocado oil, and lemon extract to lock in moisture and promote shine.

(Sephora, $20)

17. Sachajuan Intensive Repair Conditioner

This wonder-conditioner is empowered with Ocean Silk Technology and superior UVA/UVB protection that remains after rinsing. With an ultra restorative formula, it offers maximum conditioning and detangling, leaving hair looking healthier and stronger.

(Sephora, $33)

18. O&M Hydrate & Conquer Conditioner

Hydrate & Conquer Shampoo adds moisture to dry, thick, damaged, chemically-treated or colored hair. This hydrating hero with coconut oil helps to quench and smooth thirsty locks.

(Sephora, $34)

19. Drybar Mr. Incredible The Ultimate Leave-In Conditioner

A unique spray lotion that conditions, detangles, and helps replenish hair before a blowout. Coconut milk acts as a natural conditioning agent that detangles, hydrates, and nourishes dry strands, leaving them silky, soft, and smooth.

(Sephora, $26)

20. Playa Supernatural Conditioner

An intelligent deep conditioner that self-adjusts for all hair types. The more damaged your hair is, the harder it works to nourish and repair!

(Sephora, $28)

21. Hair Food Manuka Honey & Apricot Moisture Conditioner

The Hair Food Manuka Honey & Apricot conditioner hydrates hair for soft and touchable shiny hair. This sulfate-free formula contains an enriching blend of ingredients that condition and moisturize strands from root to tip. The formula is also free of parabens, mineral oils and dyes.

(Target, $7.99)

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Aly Walansky is a NY-based lifestyles writer who focuses on health, wellness, and relationships. Her work appears in dozens of digital and print publications regularly. Visit her on Twitter or email her.

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