6 Best Cleansing Conditioners

These six suds-free cleansers deliver silkier strands in one easy step.


Head & Shoulders Moisture Care Co-Wash


Get the same flake-fighting capabilities of this cult favorite with added benefits: smoother, softer, more manageable hair. It’s particularly good for curly and wavy hair types.

To buy: $6, amazon.com.

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Unwash Bio-Cleansing Conditioner


The sweet, fruity scent is what hooks you, but the tangle- and frizz-free results are what will convert you. The nourishing formula has borage seed and flaxseed oils to strengthen hair, while preventing flyaways and fuzz.

To buy: $17, amazon.com.

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R+Co Analog Cleansing Foam Conditioner


It feels light in your palms—and in your hair. With antioxidants and oils to bolster shine, this airy formula is good for fine-haired users who are worried about losing volume.

To buy: $29, birchbox.com.

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Pantene Pro-V Damage Repair Cleansing Conditioner


If your hair has reached its breaking point, swap your standby shampoo for this hydrating formula instead. It’s loaded with conditioning ingredients like sweet almond oil to moisturize brittle ends while cleansing.

To buy: $8, soap.com.

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Purely Perfect Cleansing Conditioner


Trading traditional detergents for essential oils and aloe vera, this moisturizing blend delivers just-clean-enough strands that are much easier to style.

To buy: $40, urbanoutfitters.com.

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Christophe Robin Cleansing Mask With Lemon


“Cleansing mask” sounds like a bit of a misnomer, but there’s really no other way to describe this powerhouse. With lemon extracts to clarify the scalp and chamomile to soothe and soften from root to tip, it leaves hair feeling remarkably clean (but not the least bit dry).

To buy: $50, sephora.com.

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