There are oils, curling creams, and hair refreshing sprays, but is your hair product collection complete without a nourishing moisturizer? Whether it’s labeled as a moisturizer or a leave-in conditioner, it’s a holy grail product that rehydrates and shields your hair from the brisk winds, rough towels, harsh ingredients, and touchy-feely hands it encounters daily (cue: Solange). Protect your hair against these terrors with the 12 best moisturizers ever, below.
Gold Series Pro-V Hydrating Butter Cream
A little goes a long way with this thick cream from Pantene’s Gold Series. The butter-soft blend melts into the shaft for manageable and soft hair.
Pink Oil Moisturizer Hair Lotion
When every product fails you, you know you can count on the OG Luster’s Pink Lotion hair moisturizer. The lightweight moisturizers whips your hair back into shape, thanks to provitamin B5 and vitamin E that protects against damage.
Ultra Hydrating Curl Leave-In Cream
The cute rose packaging might be deceiving but Kristin Ess’ leave-in conditioner is a hair savior. Frizz? Dryness? This products fights it all.
Olive Oil & Mango Butter Moisturizer Intensive Treatment
Apply this soft cream to your hair for shiny curls and an intoxicating mango scent.
Shea Yogurt Moisturizer
All of your favorite hair care ingredients—shea butter, sweet almond oil, argan oil, coconut oil and more—are blended to perfection and topped off with a yummy, citrus scent.
Blueberry Bliss Leave-In Conditioner
Everything you ever needed to treat your hair is in this bottle. Formulated with coconut milk and blueberry extract, this hair milk repairs, moisturizes, softens, detangles…should I go on?
Shea Butter & Pure Coconut Oil Leave-In Conditioner
Suave Professionals collaborated with over 5,000 women to deliver a moisture rich collection for women with natural curls, coils, and waves. The Nourish and Strengthen Leave-In Conditioner feels like butter when applied to hair. The deeply nourishing formula leaves hair smooth from root to tip thanks to its star ingredient, shea butter.
Moisture Miracle Coconut Oil & Baobab Oil Leave-In Cream
For just $5, African Pride whips up a sweet cocktail of five (!) essential oils—coconut, argan, baobab, olive, and grapeseed oil—to create a strong barrier to repair weak, limp strands.
Kalahari Smoothie Leave-In
This thick and silky smooth concoction provides enough slip to rake through your hair knot-free and penetrates deep into the hair shaft to make it easier to detangle and style.
Silk Buttercream Curl Quencher
Hand-mixed with avocado butter, olive oil, and aloe vera, this mixtures wards off dryness and frizz while adding luster and softness. The multipurpose cream can be used as a deep treatment following your normal cleansing routine, as a styling product, and a daily moisturizer.
Avocado Moisturizing Hair Milk
Your journey to soft and supple hair is missing this nourishing, milk-like cream that melts into your hair like butter. It’s lightweight, so it doesn’t leave any product buildup or weigh down your hair.
Double Butter Rich Daily Moisturizer
As I Am’s Coconut CoWash is every naturalista’s holy grail but the DoubleButter Cream is coming for the top spot. Enriched with the finest butters (shea and cocoa) and a slew of essential oils, this blend helps to retain moisture and leaves hair soft for days.