For the last several years, we’ve noticed a curious phenomenon in the beauty community: Everybody seems to want to be a mermaid. Whether it’s the matching set of shells or the flowy, gorgeous hair that appeals to you, summer is the time to indulge those fantasies. While others turn to ingredients like clay and algae for their beauty routines, there’s a rising number of products featuring seaweed on the market. Many claim to address tangles and rough-feeling stands.
Want the lowdown on which brand’s seaweed conditioner is worth investing in to help beautify your mane after a long day at the beach? Our editors’ top picks are below. Keep on reading, fishy gal.
Muji Seaweed Conditioner
These days, we expect our hair products to look chic on social media and help out our hair. If good packaging sends tingles up your spine, purchase Muji’s Seaweed Conditioner. For a near-drugstore price, you can be the proud owner of this minimalistic workhorse of a hair product.
Muji Seaweed Conditioner, out of stock at the time of publication
Crabtree & Evelyn La Source Revitalising Seaweed Conditioner
Crabtree & Evelyn is one of those fancy-feeling brands that belongs alongside plush spa towels and terry cloth hotel robes. If you’re interested in feeling luxurious, try the brand’s La Source Revitalising Seaweed Conditioner in a travel size. The lightweight, seaweed-rich conditioner promises to nourish, hydrate, and detangle hair.
Crabtree & Evelyn La Source Revitalising Seaweed Conditioner, $5.26 MSRP
Bumble and bumble Seaweed Conditioner
If you have fine or medium hair, there’s no struggle in finding a conditioner that plays well with your mane. However, one that makes a noticeable difference is a standout. Bumble and bumble Seaweed Conditioner combines a blend of marine seaweed, spirulina, and kelp to help detangle, nourish, soften, and add manageability.
Bumble and bumble Seaweed Conditioner, $25.00 MSRP
Neal’s Yard Remedies Invigorating Seaweed Conditioner
Yet another posh, beautiful brand, Neal’s Yard Remedies generally conjures images of luxe beach weekends and waterfall shower heads for us. This Invigorating Seaweed Conditioner promises detangling, softening, and smoothing for all hair types. Formulated with avocado oil and a toning herbal infusion of seaweed, rosemary, and lavender essential oils, it leaves hair soft and beautifully conditioned from root to tip.
Neal’s Yard Remedies Invigorating Seaweed Conditioner, $15.13 MSRP
Lush Cosmetics Seanik Shampoo Bar
For ladies who care just as much about the aesthetic experience of washing and conditioning their hair as they do the formula, we’ve snuck in one shampoo pick you need to know about. Lush Cosmetics is known for its unique shampoo bar formula, but this particular variety incorporates seaweed. The Seanik Shampoo bar is formulated with softening Irish moss seaweed and Japanese nori seaweed to soften tangled locks and add oceans of shine.
Lush Cosmetics Seanik Shampoo Bar, $11.95 MSRP
Using Seaweed Conditioner
As with all new hair products, we recommend circling back with your salon professional before incorporating a seaweed conditioner into your routine. Whether you’re dealing with fresh color or serious hair woes, a trained expert can help you understand whether or not these products have a place in your hair routine.
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