Bye-bye tangles! Best conditioners to detangle hair for every hair type

Written by Nishtha BhallaAug 24, 2021

We've all had those days when we've forgotten to run a brush through our hair before going to bed and woken up with a matted section of hair that's basically impossible to comb through. Plus, brushing our hair doesn't always solve the problem, especially if we're at the risk of the brush getting stuck in our hair for a while. (Been there, done that, am I right?)

And while it may seem like chopping our hair off is the only way out of this mess, take a moment and step away from the scissors. There's a specific set of conditioners that can help you seamlessly detangle your hair based on your hair type. Yes, really. Read on for the best conditioners to detangle your hair with and kiss messy knots goodbye for good.

01. For curly hair

Do you know what the problem with curly hair is? First up, it's really hard to detangle. Like, really hard. Second, when you do manage to detangle your mane (which realistically takes days), your locks manage to frizz up. Annoying, isn't it? But if you're willing to get rid of the knotty knots that refuse to quit, let the Love Beauty & Planet Natural Argan Oil & Lavender No Frizz Conditioner help you. Not only will it enrich your tresses with the goodness of argan oil and lavender, but it'll also keep your hair smooth, frizz-free, and knot-free with every wash.

02. For dry hair

Not only do dry strands need some intense hydration, but they also need some tangle protection too! Dry hair is one of the leading reasons why your hair gets so tangled, and if you want a boost of moisture to smoothen out the knots, look no further. The Sunsilk Coconut Water and Aloe Vera Volume Hair Conditioner contains coconut water and aloe vera, which will instantly smoothen out the hair, prevent frizz and keep the hair shiny. Also, since your hair will become smooth after using this conditioner, it will detangle easily. Total win!

03. For hair fall-prone hair

Detangling hair for those prone to hair fall poses a whole new set of problems. Those dealing with hair fall are more susceptible to getting tangles since it's usually accompanied by dryness. Two, how on earth do you get your tangles out without breaking a chunk of your hair off? Luckily, that's where the Tresemme Hair Fall Defense Conditioner steps in. The conditioner will give you up to 97% less hair breakage after one wash and strengthen your hair thoroughly. Plus, it's formulated with keratin protein, so you can rest assured that your locks will remain tangle-free and smooth all through the day.

04. For damaged hair

Split ends and withering tips are a bother, to begin with, but what makes it worse is when you need to detangle your locks with these added woes. Good luck running a comb through your hair and hoping the problem goes away — these ones are going to take a lot more than just a quick brush through. The Dove Intense Repair Conditioner is perfect if you have damaged hair and desire a smooth, tangle-free mane. It contains 1/4th moisturising cream and instantly detangles wet hair, making it more manageable, and will leave you with smooth, frizz-free tresses with every wash.

05. For coloured hair

If you're like me, your coloured hair has probably given you whole lotta trouble when you try detangling it. Bleached hair tends to get rougher quicker, and if you skip running a comb through your hair for a few hours, you're probably in for knots-galore. Thankfully, the Tresemme Pro Protect Sulphate Free Conditioner will take care of it! The sulphate-free conditioner contains Moroccan argan oil that will not only retain the vibrancy and shine of your hair but detangle it with every rinse and leave you with smoother, knot-free hair.