Haircare routines are something that isn't really given much thought, unlike skincare. Your normal ritual probably consists of shampoo, conditioner, and maybe a hair mask if you're feeling a little ~*fancy*~. However, you may not know it, but there is a gaping hole in your regimen. Enter: Leave-in conditioner.
What is a leave-in conditioner?
If you're not that familiar with leave-in conditioner, it's a no-rinse product that you apply on freshly-washed locks. It provides ~extra~ moisture and makes your tresses more manageable and easier to style.
How do you use a leave-in conditioner?
Squeeze out a small, one peso-sized dollop of leave-in conditioner on your palm and massage it through damp hair, focusing on the midsection all the way to the tips. (Don't spread it on your roots as it will make them oilier!) Avoid applying too much product because it can make your locks greasy and it can weigh them down as well.
Convinced that you need one in your life? Keep scrolling for a list of the best leave-in conditioners you can try:
Bed Head Superstar Leave-In Conditioner
This yummy, strawberry yogurt-scented leave-in conditioner from Bed Head will help detangle and strengthen your hair. It comes in a convenient spray bottle, so you don't have to worry about distributing the *right* amount to your strands. Just spritz it on your towel-dried locks, comb through the ends, and voila—you get instant volume and shine.
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Mane 'N Tail Leave-In Revitalizing Creme
Score strong and nourished hair with this revitalizing cream from Mane 'N Tail! It provides a multitude of benefits: It prevents breakage, split ends, frizzy tresses, and dryness. It's infused with aloe vera, vitamins, natural herbs, and essential oils to give your locks the ~love~ it deserves.
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Cream Silk Standout Straight Leave-On Cream
The Cream Silk Standout Straight Leave-On Cream has a non-sticky and non-greasy formula. It's infused with Hair Reborn Actives that work to smoothen and nourish frizzy hair.
Cream Silk Standout Straight Leave-On Cream, P49, Watsons
TRESemmé Platinum Strength Stay Soft Leave-In Treatment
This leave-in treatment from TRESemmé is formulated with Renewing Complex that reverses hair damage and reinforces the follicle's natural protective layer. It also locks in moisture to leave your mane soft, manageable, and ready to be styled.
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Monea Curl Defining Milk
If your hair has a lot of ~kinks~, you would know the struggle it takes just to keep your locks non-frizzy and tangle-free all day. The Curl Defining Milk from Monea softens your strands and accentuates your beautiful waves!
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Caviar CC Cream 10-in-1 Complete Correction
If you thought CC creams were just for your face, think again—there's one made for your hair, too! This leave-in cream from Caviar provides 10 benefits: Moisture, shine, smoothness, softness, anti-breakage, heat protection, light hold, UV protection, manageability, and strength. You get all that in just one bottle in a super affordable price point!
Caviar CC Cream 10-in-1 Complete Correction, P375, BeautyMNL
Ellips Hair Vitamin Treatment
These hair vitamin treatments look like candy or medicine housed in blister packs, but they're actually for your tresses! The Ellips capsules are infused with Pro-Keratin Complex and jojoba oil to provide chemically-damaged hair moisture and nourishment. Here's how to use them: Just cut the tablet and squeeze out the product on to your palm. Massage it on your strands, concentrating at the middle and the ends.
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L'Oreal Smooth Intense Leave-In
This anti-frizz serum from L'Oreal is enriched with argan oil which hydrates and softens the hair. This concoction will nourish your locks, making them more manageable, even in hot weather!
L'Oreal Smooth Intense Leave-In, P345, Watsons
Ouai Leave-In Conditioner
If you like using hot tools to style your hair, this leave-in conditioner from Ouai will be your best friend. This hydrating milky spray is a heat protectant and detangler all in one. It also provides a powdery floral scent that will last all day.
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Lauat Herbal Leave-On Hair Conditioner
Lauat's leave-on cream is infused with Lawat, a plant that is traditionally used to prevent hair loss and promote growth. It's also enriched with Gugo extract which has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.
Lauat Herbal Leave-On Hair Conditioner, P147, Lazada
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