Comparing the Top Conditioners of 2023 in Detail
L'Oreal — Best Overall
- Available in 28 fl oz
- Formulated to repair damaged hair and reduce breakage
- Fortified with protein and ceramide for strong shiny hair
- Creamy blend with a sophisticated floral scent
- The shampoo and conditioner containers are made from 94% recycled plastic
L’Oréal Paris Elvive Total Repair 5 is a repairing conditioner for damaged hair. It helps to reduce breakage while repairing the strands for easier detangling. The rich reviving formula contains protein and ceramides to help fortify hair strands for strength and shine. The Elvive Total Repair 5 nourishing system works best when used in conjunction with Total Repair 5 shampoo. Once the shampoo has been lathered and rinsed, apply the conditioner and leave it in for 1 to 3 minutes to fully absorb and replenish before rinsing.
Olaplex — Best for Damage Repair
- Available in 8.5 fl oz.
- High quality, professionally engineered salon conditioner
- Olaplex contains the active ingredient bis-aminopropyl diglycol dimaleate, which works on a molecular level to strengthen and repair damaged hair after coloring, perming, bleaching, or heat-styling
- Color-, sulfate-, and paraben-free
Olaplex No 5 Bond Maintenance Conditioner offers intense care for colored and heat-damaged hair. Olaplex formulas repair and nourish broken bonds in the hair which have been caused by thermal, chemical, and mechanical damage. The conditioner is a salon-quality product perfect for eliminating frizz and restoring a healthy shine.
Garnier Fructis — Best for Stronger Hair
- Available in 33.8 fl oz.
- The conditioning range features an exclusive combination of citrus protein, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and fruit-derived extracts specifically designed to strengthen hair for a healthier shine
- Paraben-free and vegan with no animal-derived ingredients or byproducts
Suitable for daily use, Garnier Fructis Conditioner fortifies hair to grow stronger, healthier, and shinier. It’s infused with apple extract and ceramide for extra strength-building. The entire Active Fruit Protein range from Garnier is formulated with an exclusive combination of plant-derived extracts and vitamins that enhance protein bonds for healthier looking hair to withstand everyday styling and environmental factors.
TRESemme — Best Priced
- Available in 28 fl oz.
- TRESemmé offers an unbeatable price for a large bottle of long-lasting shine
- The advanced moisturizing system is formulated with Vitamin E and Biotin to nourish and soften hair
- Ideal for color and chemically treated hair
- The conditioner is lightweight, allowing it to restore vibrancy but keeping hair soft and silky without weighing it down
Don’t be fooled by the low price tag on this professional quality salon product. Revive damaged hair with TRESemmés moisture-rich conditioner that specifically targets dryness and locks in moisture where it’s needed most. The conditioner delivers optimized hydration without weighing your hair down, restoring soft, vibrant strands and professional-looking shine.
Pantene — Best Anti-Frizz
- Pantene Pro-V is sulfate-free
- Features a special blend of argan and avocado oils allowing for a light, yet rich hydrating product that controls frizz
- Great value for money as each order contains a twin pack of 2 x 24 fl oz
Pantene Smooth and Sleek features a special blend of Pro-V nutrients to hydrate hair from root to tip for long-lasting softness. The micro-moisturizing formula is designed to penetrate every strand to counter humidity and control frizz. This conditioner is ideal for color and chemically treated hair as well as heat-styled hair since it nourishes with a natural oil formula for a sleek look.
Redken — Best for Brittle Hair
- Available in 33.8 fl oz.
- The conditioner's enriched argan oil formula delivers increased nourishment for hair and scalp, treating heat-damaged and dry, brittle hair.
- Redken conditioner detangles, restores, and provides softness, manageability, and shine
Redken's All Soft Conditioner is formulated to moisturize and provide intense softness to dry and brittle hair. The addition of argan oil in the formula detangles, nourishes, and smoothes hair. It replenishes and maintains an essential moisture balance, increasing silkiness and manageability. Increase the moisturizing power when combing the conditioner with Redkens special formula shampoo that works in conjunction with the other products for maximum effects.
Pureology — Best for Color Care
- Available in 9 fl oz.
- The concentrated formulas yield 75+ washes per bottle
- The dual-benefit formula is ideal for normal to thick, damaged, dry, frizzy, or color-treated hair
- Provides color protection and deep hydration for individual hair needs
- 100% Vegan and free from sulfates, parabens, mineral oil, animal products, and animal testing
Pureology Hydrate Conditioner is formulated with a patented antifade ingredient blend to protect long-lasting color and vibrancy. The formula provides moisture, protection, and softness. It deeply hydrates normal to thick hair with key ingredients including jojoba, green tea, sage, mint, and menthol, sunflower seed, Vitamin E, and a UV filter fight color-depleting environmental effects while promoting lasting shine.