Leave-in conditioners are having a bit of a moment. After years of being considered of playing second fiddle to regular conditioner and being considered product only necessary for ladies with textured hair, it has become clear that anyone and everyone should invest in a good leave-in conditioner. If you're missing this vital step in your hair care routine, we've got you covered. No matter your hair color, type, texture, or issue, we’ve rounded up 15 of the best leave-in conditioners from the L’Oréal portfolio of brands to help you achieve your best hair ever.
If you have fine hair:
Matrix Total Results Miracle Creator
If you have fine hair, you need a lightweight leave-in treatment that will nourish and moisturize your locks. A leave-in mist like Matrix’s Miracle Creator Hair Multi-Tasking Treatment has 20 beautifying benefits for your hair, including boosting shine, adding moisture, conditioning lightly, and priming hair for styling.
Matrix Total Results Miracle Creator, $17.00 MSRP
If you have dry hair:
Redken All Soft Mega Hydramelt
A leave-in conditioner is a crucial product for anyone with parched locks. However, not all leave-in conditioners provide the level of softness your locks need. Redken’s All Soft Mega Hydramelt provides all-day nourishment for severely dry hair.
Redken All Soft Mega Hydramelt, $19.00 MSRP
Biolage Hydrasource Daily Leave-In Tonic
Dry strands lacking shine? Biolage Hydrasource Daily Leave-In Tonic is here to help. Not only does it instantly make hair glossy, but it also works behind the scenes to moisturize strands and protect it from environmental damage, so hair is truly nourished from the inside out.
Biolage Hydrasource Daily Leave-In Tonic, $20.00 MSRP
If you have curly hair:
Matrix Total Results Curl Please Contouring Lotion
Searching for a leave-in that will nourish your ringlets while adding moisture, volume, hold, and fight frizz and flyaways? Look no further than Matrix Total Results Curl Please Contouring Lotion. This leave-in helps strands become a better version of themselves—fighting hair breakage by adding strength to each curl, for more manageable styling.
Matrix Total Results Curl Please Contouring Lotion, $17.00 MSRP
If you have colored-treated hair:
Pureology Color Fanatic Multi-Tasking Hair Beautifier
It can often take several sessions and lots of money to achieve the color of your dreams. Protect your investment with a leave-in conditioner that will not only make your hair look and feel good, but also help protect your color. Pureology’s Color Fanatic Multi-Tasking Hair Beautifier is a lightweight mist that primes, protects, and perfects while delivering 21 essential benefits for color-treated hair. The formula features Pureology’s exclusive AntiFadeComplex, which protects against color fade.
Pureology Color Fanatic Multi-Tasking Hair Beautifier, $26.00 MSRP
L’Oréal Professionnel Vitamino A-OX 10-In-1 Leave-In Spray
Heat styling can zap the color from your stands just like *that*. Protect the integrity of your color without having to sacrifice on style with L’Oréal Professionnel’s Vitamino A-OX 10-In-1 Leave-In Spray. This leave-in conditioner, for towel-dried, damp or dry hair, has 10 benefits to make your haircare routine so much easier. These include protecting hair against temps up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit, boosting shine, smoothing frizz, and much more.
L’Oréal Professionnel Vitamino A-OX 10-In-1 Leave-In Spray, $28.00 MSRP
If you have a vivid salon color:
Matrix Total Results Keep Me Vivid Color Velvetizer Protectant Balm
If you have a vivid salon hue like hot pink or neon green, you know your color can fade faster than the blink of an eye. Help your salon hue stay put with Matrix Total Results Keep Me Vivid Color Velvetizer Protectant Balm. This leave-in treatment has a color-protecting UV filter and heat protecting qualities to prep your hair before air-dry or blow-dry styling.
Matrix Total Results Keep Me Vivid Color Velvetizer Protectant Balm, $18.00 MSRP
If you’re dealing with frizz:
Redken Frizz Dismiss Rebel Tame Leave-In Hair Treatment
If frizz is keeping your hair from reaching its full potential? You need Redken Frizz Dismiss Rebel Tame Leave-In Hair Treatment. Formulated with sustainably-sourced babassu oil, this multi-benefit smoothing cream for all hair types hydrates and detangles strands for ultimate frizz control.
Redken Frizz Dismiss Rebel Tame Leave-In Hair Treatment, $25.00 MSRP
If your hair is damaged:
Biolage Advanced Oil Renew Multi-Tasking Oil-In-Cream Leave-In
Biolage's concentrated daily care powered by lightweight micro-oil particles can help transform damaged, porous, moisture-deprived strands into quenched, protected, healthy-looking hair. The multitasking leave-in boasts five benefits, including instant absorption, instant protection, enhanced manageability, increased nourishment, and reduced frizz.
Biolage Advanced Oil Renew Multi-Tasking Oil-In-Cream Leave-In, $23.00 MSRP
If you have bleached hair:
Pureology Strength Cure Best Blonde Miracle Filler Treatment
If your recent bleach session has your strands feeling fragile and brittle to the touch, pick up Strength Cure Best Blonde Miracle Filler. The spray-on product fills in gaps in fragile, porous hair, leaving high-lifted or highlighted blonde soft and shiny.
Pureology Strength Cure Best Blonde Miracle Filler Treatment, $27.00 MSRP
If your brunette locks are brassy:
Matrix Total Results Brass Off Blonde Threesome Leave-In Cream
If you’ve been searching for a leave-in cream that will make brass a thing of the past and tackles multiple hair problems at once, you’ll love the Matrix Total Results Brass Off Blonde Threesome. The product softens, smooths, and protects strands from heat damage up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
Matrix Total Results Brass Off Blonde Threesome Leave-In Cream, $18.00 MSRP
If you have extensions:
Matrix Length Goals Extensions Perfector Multi-Benefit Styling Spray
Whether you’re new to extensions or you’ve been slaying them for years now, you’ll need to switch up your hair care routine to care for them properly. Lucky for you, Matrix went and took the guesswork out of it by creating their own range of products specifically for extensions. Length Goals Perfector is a multi-benefit styling spray that detangles, revives, and makes heat styling extensions a breeze.
Matrix Length Goals Extensions Perfector Multi-Benefit Styling Spray, $18.00 MSRP
For all hair types:
Mizani 25 Miracle Milk
Every once in awhile, a product comes along that helps every head of hair. That product is Mizani’s 25 Miracle Milk. The leave-in treatments works for all hair types: fine, thick, textured, straight, and anything in between. The formula boasts 25 benefits including reducing dryness, aiding in restoring softness, helping prevent split ends, and priming hair for styling.
Mizani 25 Miracle Milk, $20.00 MSRP
Biolage All-In-One Coconut Infusion Multi-Benefit Spray
Formulated with concentrated coconut oil, this lightweight, leave-in hair treatment spray keeps your locks nourished, conditioned, and smelling fresh. The best part? Every hair type and texture—from curly to straight, thin to thick, fine to course—can all benefit from this all-in-one essential.
Biolage All-In-One Coconut Infusion Multi-Benefit Spray, $20.00 MSRP