11 Best Conditioners for Natural Hair

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After years of depending on chemical treatments to make your hair look its best, going natural can be intimidating. Without your go-to hair products to lean on, it can feel like you need to learn about your hair all over again. We’re here to tell you that going natural doesn’t have to be as scary as it seems. As long as you’re equipped with a great conditioner, you’re well on your way to having the natural hair of your dreams.

Not sure which conditioner is right for your natural hair? We’ve rounded up 11 of the best conditioners for natural hair from the L’Oréal Portfolio of products that we know you’ll love.

Mizani True Textures Moisture Replenish Conditioner

Naturally curly hair can have a hard time retaining moisture, which can sometimes make it challenging for your curls to reach their full potential. Mizani’s True Textures Moisture Replenish Conditioner helps retain moisture and maintain the natural curl pattern for touchable texture with the moisturizing silicone-free, paraben-free formula.

Mizani True Textures Moisture Replenish Conditioner, $17.99 MSRP

Mizani Scalp Care Conditioner Anti-Dandruff Conditioner

If your natural hair looks and feels healthy but you’re dealing with serious dandruff, pick up a conditioner like Mizani’s Scalp Care Anti-Dandruff Conditioner. Formulated with pyrithione zinc 1 percent, the conditioner helps eliminate recurrence of scalp flaking, scaling, and itching associated with dandruff.

Mizani Scalp Care Conditioner Anti-Dandruff Conditioner, $28.00 MSRP

Mizani Thermasmooth Straightening and Smoothing Conditioner

If your hair is not naturally straight, it probably takes a lot of time and heat to achieve silky styles. Prep your strands for straight styles with a conditioner that will help your hair feel softer and more manageable.

The Thermasmooth Strengthening Conditioner (when used with Thermasmooth Shampoo) detangles, smoothes, and softens dry and brittle hair. It’s enriched with Mizani’s 3C Smoothing Complex that infuses nourishing coconut oil, fortifying ceramide, and surface polishing agents into the hair to soften and improve manageability and shine.

Mizani Thermasmooth Straightening and Smoothing Conditioner, $18.00 MSRP

Mizani Supreme Oil Conditioner

Going natural can make you feel better about your hair, but that doesn’t mean it’s not still recovering from damaging chemical services. If you’re looking to replenish and moisturize dry and damaged hair, look no further than Mizani Supreme Oil Conditioner. The ultra-light conditioner is formulated with a unique blend of penetrating avocado, olive, and jojoba oils and rich in nourishing fatty acids. Hair condition is improved, feeling soft and silky.

Mizani Supreme Oil Conditioner, $17.99 MSRP

Redken All Soft Mega Conditioner

If you have severely dry hair, you need a conditioner heavy duty enough to help your strands achieve touchable softness. Redken’s All Soft Mega conditioner is infused with a superfood mix of sacha inchi extract, aloe vera, and cactus extract, and Redken’s exclusive RCT Protein Complex to treat hair from the root to the tip.

Redken All Soft Mega Conditioner, $17.00 MSRP

Redken Color Extend Magnetics Conditioner

Natural hair is defined as hair that has not been treated with chemicals to alter its texture, look, or feel, but that doesn’t mean you can’t experiment with color. If you’ve recently colored your mane, pick up a conditioner that will not only detangle and strengthen your hair but also protect your color.

Color Extend Magnetics conditioner includes Redken’s exclusive RCT Protein Complex to treat hair from the root to the core to the tip. The Color Extend Magnetics care system with Charge-Attract Complex delivers charged amino-ions that attract to the hair fiber to form a barrier. Hair feels fortified and repaired for a reflective-looking finish.

Redken Color Extend Magnetics Conditioner, $20.00 MSRP

L'Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Liss Unlimited Conditioner

Without the help of chemicals to keep your hair looking and feeling sleek, it can sometimes feel as though your mane looks a bit out of control. Help keep your plentiful strands looking beautiful with L'Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Liss Unlimited Conditioner. The intense smoothing conditioner is formulated with Prokeratin and oils of kukui and evening primrose.

L'Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Liss Unlimited Conditioner, $30.00

L’Oreal Professionnel Serie Expert Inforcer Conditioner

If you’ve just completed your natural hair transition, you may notice your strands are experiencing a little more breakage than usual. Help reduce breakage with a conditioner formulated to strengthen your locks like L’Oreal Professionnel Serie Expert Inforcer Conditioner. The reinforcing professional formula is infused with vitamin B6 and biotin for instant reduced breakage. Hair is stronger, more resistant, and easier to brush with continued use.

L’Oreal Professionnel Serie Expert Inforcer Conditioner, $30.00 MSRP

Pureology Clean Volume Conditioner

If you have fine locks, you need a conditioner that’s going to pump up the volume without weighing down your strands. Pureology’s Clean Volume system is formulated with aloe water and soy protein to gently moisturize, nourish, and maximize volume. The silicone-free and paraben-free formulas leave hair airy, lightweight, and shiny.

Pureology Clean Volume Conditioner, $30.50 MSRP

Matrix Biolage R.A.W. Nourish Conditioner

If your hair has been looking lackluster, pick up a conditioner that will bring your strands back to life. Matrix Biolage’s Nourish Conditioner is formulated with coconut oil and kaolin clay to feed dry, dull hair and intensely condition for soft, shiny, touchable strands.

Matrix Biolage R.A.W. Nourish Conditioner, $25.00 MSRP

Kérastase Nutritive Lait Vital

If your hair looks and feels healthy and moisturized, all you need is a lightweight conditioner to sustain your strands. Kérastase’s Nutritive Lait Vital provides incredibly light exceptional nourishing care for normal to slightly dry hair.

Kérastase Nutritive Lait Vital, $43.00 MSRP