Don’t let the dry winter weather zap the life and bounce out of your waves and curls. These ultra-moisturizing, rich, restorative conditioners will give your hair the hydration it needs to stay healthy throughout the colder months. This lovingly-curated list is sure to contain your current or soon-to-be-discovered favorites.
If frizz is the halo you can do without, Rizos Curls Deep Conditioner can smooth it down. It strengthens hair with coconut oil, and keeps it soft and pliable with olive and sunflower oils. This is a fantastic product for curls that easily lose their shape when there is a lot of static electricity in the air.
This conditioner contains the antioxidant powers of hibiscus to protect your strands from environmental damage, as will as a blend of moisturizing oils, botanical extracts, fatty alcohols, and smoothing aloe vera. Its rich, buttery texture coats the hair shaft and helps seal dry, brittle ends. Hair is left silkier, shinier, and more manageable.
Alikay Naturals Avocado Moisture Repairing Mask will provide your hair with excellent hydration while also making it feel smoother. Behentrimonium methosulfate and cetearyl alcohol make detangling easier. Wheat germ oil helps to strengthen hair without leaving it feeling hard or dry. And if you are trying to grow out your hair, burdock root and rosemary and peppermint oils will help to stimulate your scalp.
Treat your hair to the deep thirst-quenching properties of coconut water. It, in tandem with moisturizing safflower seed, sunflower seed, cocoa seed, palm kernel, Argan, almond, and jojoba oils provide moisture to hair that needs some extra love. Botanical extracts help to purify hair and scalp. Your hair will be renewed and restored.
A Naturally Curly Community favorite, Heaven in Hair Intense Moisture Treatment can take the driest waves and curls from flat and frizzy to bouncy, shiny, and lively with ease. It’s the winter wonder that you need for your regular deep conditioning treatments.
You will see this fruity-scented jar of hair magic on many top-ten lists, which is where it belongs. It works amazingly as a deep-conditioner, a daily-conditioner, or a leave-in. If you like do-it-all products that have great slip to aid in detangling, and leave your hair silky and glowing, Curl Rehab is an absolute must-have.
The buttery goodness of this deeply moisturizing masque makes it a perennial favorite for wise naturalistas and newbies alike. It also will encourage stronger strands with panthenol and carrot seed oil.
Dry, damaged, lifeless hair needs special care. This intensive conditioner will give it all it needs to thrive in cold air. You can use the product as a regular treatment when transitioning, or as a reconstructor for hair that has recently undergone heat or chemical damage.
For hydration that lasts, scoop up some of this luxurious masque. It will soothe your scalp and coat thirsty strands with moisture, helping to alleviate dry, brittle ends and frizz.
This deep conditioner is full of hair-loving ingredients. Honey is a fabulous humectant that will deposit moisture from the air into parched strands. Babassu oil penetrates the hair’s cuticle layer to restore it and protect it from dryness. Sage is a wonder-herb for the scalp that helps to stave off flakes and itching. These ingredients and more will give your hair and scalp everything they need to thrive.
What are your favorite hydrating conditioners? Let us know in the comments. To rev up your conditioning routine, use any of the products above with a Hot Head.