Why you should use a leave-in conditioner

Leave-in conditioners are hair care products used after the washing step. They do not need to be rinsed and bring benefits such as extra moisture, damage repair and split ends prevention. 

In this article you are going to learn the importance of leave-in conditioner to the hair, how they  work and how to choose the perfect one for  your hair type! 

Applying leave-in conditioner

Leave-in conditioners are made to be used after shampooing. You can replace the conventional conditioner with the leave-in version or combine both of them, in order to potencialize the moisture and conditioning benefits. 

In case you choose to use both, it is necessary to rinse the conditioner really well before applying the leave-in. Drying the excess of water is also essential. The leave-in must be applied on damp hair. 

You do not need to untangle the locks before applying the leave-in. Actually, the product is going to help you with this task. Another important thing is to avoid the roots: the product is not for this purpose. Inappropriate use can cause dandruff and give an “oily look” to the hair. [1]https://www.healthline.com/health/how-to-use-leave-in-conditioner

Leave-in conditioner benefits

If you need to boost your hair care routine with a convenient and effective product, the leave-in is a great choice. It is quick and easy to apply, and has several benefits, such as: 

  • Moisturizing effect
  • Damage repair 
  • Split ends prevention
  • Detangling
  • Reduction of frizz 

The best leave-in for your hair type

You have learned some of the benefits of using a leave-in and how to apply it. Now it is time to choose the right one for your hair type. 

Recognize your hair features and look for the ingredients that are a better fit for it. Here are some recommendations: 

Dry hair – try leave-ins enriched with fruits, butters and oils. Coconut oil, shea, cupuaçu and murumuru butter are good choices.

Frizzy hair – leave-in conditioners with oils are also great to end the frizzy look. Coconut, argan and avocado are examples of famous hair oils.

Damaged hair – in this case, the best option is to look for ingredients that repair and rebuild the hair fiber. A protein leave-in conditioner is the right choice! Keratin is one of the most powerful treatments for this hair situation.

Heat protection – this is not a leave-in conditioner for a specific hair type. But it is fundamental for people who frequently use heat tools. Many leave-ins have heat protection technology. Just like the name says, it protects the hair from the damage that tools like blow dryers and hair straighteners cause. [2]https://www.allthingshair.com/en-uk/hair-products/leave-in-conditioner/benefits-leave-in-hair-conditioner/

Our Recommendations 

On Metro Brazil’s Website we have plenty of hair care products, including leave-in conditioners. Take a look at our suggestions for your hair:

Nazca Curls Activator (Defining Cream) for Curly Hair: the perfect solution to get the most beautiful and defined curls. It promotes frizz reduction, softness, radiant shine and immediate action. 

Rio Magic Smoothing Thermal Protection Spray by RIOBELO – Maracujá and Açaí: Rio Magic is a leave-in with thermal protection and anti-frizz technology. It provides an intense shine. With innovative technology, it gives you instantly smoother hair, with a healthy and natural aspect. The Maracujá version is for for normal and curly hair. The Açaí version is for blonde and dyed hair

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