Yes, This Underrated Drugstore Product Can Treat Dry, Dull, and Damaged Hair

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Dealing with hair issues can be incredibly frustrating. Your strands might be dried out and more susceptible to damage. You could be experiencing super-dull hair that is anything but shiny and bouncy. Or you could be grappling with damaged locks due to hair coloring or excessive use of hot tools. Whatever the case, none of the above is fun.

Luckily, there are several solutions available. You can switch up your shampoos and conditioners, apply a hair mask, trim away dead ends with a fresh haircut, take a break from hot tools and hair dryers for a while, or use a good leave-in conditioner. There are so many options out there to try, depending on the specific problem you're facing.

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A leave-in conditioner will moisturize, repair, and protect your hair, and it takes very minimal effort on your end. All you have to do is apply and let it do the work for you. And the good news is there are so many affordable options out there. Take a look at some of the best drugstore leave-in conditioners, based on reviews.

This article was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.

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Sarah is lifestyle writer and editor with over 10 years of experience covering health and wellness, interior design, food, beauty, and tech. Born and raised in Los Angeles, she attended New York University and lived in New York for 12 years before returning to L.A. in 2019. In addition to her work on THE/THIRTY and Who What Wear, she held editor roles at Apartment Therapy, Real Simple, House Beautiful, Elle Decor, and The Bump (sister site of The Knot). She has a passion for health and wellness, but she especially loves writing about mental health. Her self-care routine consists of five things: a good workout, “me” time on the regular, an intriguing book/podcast/playlist to unwind after a long day, naps, and decorating her home.