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Dry, Tangled Hair? ‘Knot’ for Long With These Cruelty-Free Leave-Ins

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Whether your hair is feeling the static cling of winter or the frizzing humidity of summer, leave-in conditioner is a must-have in your cruelty-free hair-care arsenal. The conditioners below come in a variety of styles, from sprays to creams—but one thing that the brands have in common is that they all refuse to test on animals or use them for products in any way. Rabbits, mice, rats, and others can rejoice as you kiss bad hair days goodbye!


Giovanni Direct Leave-In Weightless Moisture Conditioner

If you’re looking for a product to bring new life to your hair (and one that helps animals keep their lives), try Giovanni’s Leave-In Weightless Moisture Conditioner. Its formula adds texture and body to limp, dry hair and restores its natural luster.

AG Hair Coco Nut Milk Conditioning Spray

Is your hair as dry as the desert? Then AG Hair’s Coco Nut Milk Conditioning Spray is the oasis that your locks have been waiting for. Treat your hair to a tropical paradise with ingredients like coconut, macadamia nut, and mango.


Love Beauty and Planet Argan Oil & Lavender Leave-In Smoothie Cream

Nourish your hair while protecting animals and the environment with Love Beauty and Planet’s Smoothie Cream. The company is not only cruelty-free but also uses 100% recycled packaging and ethically sourced extracts. Fish give this brand two fins up for reducing plastic waste.

Kinky-Curly Knot Today Leave-In Conditioner and Detangler

Tell tangles and tests on animals “knot today” with Kinky-Curly’s leave-in conditioner and detangler. This award-winning product is perfect for giving your natural waves and curls moisturized definition or for using after removing extensions or braids.

Artnaturals Argan Oil Leave-In Conditioner

Artnaturals’ healing blend of peppermint, rosemary, and argan oils will give your strands the restoration that they crave. Its leave-in cream hydrates all hair types and is also safe for dyed hair.

Cantu Men’s Collection Shea Butter Leave-In Conditioner

Give your scalp and beard some love with Cantu’s shea butter for all hair types—and let your kindness extend to all of your beard-care and shaving tools by telling brands that use badger hair for brushes to toss in the towel.

The Honest Company Conditioning Detangler

Safe for kids and adults alike, The Honest Company’s gentle spray is great for everyday use. Its conditioning and detangling combo works to bring new life to curly, dry hair. You can have smoother and softer strands with this blend of quinoa, jojoba, and almond oil.

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Prose Leave-In Conditioner

If you’re looking for something tailored to your specific needs, try Prose’s custom conditioner. Your strands will feel weightless with its water-based formula made with hydrating, sustainable ingredients.

As I Am Leave-In Conditioner

As I Am’s products focus on laying a solid foundation for natural styling. Its leave-in conditioner not only adds shine and moisture but also promotes hair growth and strength.

Living Proof frizz® Leave-In Conditioner

If frizz is your main concern, check out Living Proof. With the brand’s humidity-blocking formula, your hair will continue to improve with more use of the product. As an added bonus, this leave-in conditioner is safe for chemically treated or dyed hair—and you can treat or dye your own hair without harming animals.

Aveda Nutriplenish Leave-In Conditioner

Tired of needing multiple products to style your hair? Aveda’s Nutriplenish acts as a triple threat to lifeless hair: hydrating, detangling, and protecting. With a quick spritz, you can style with heat up to 450 degrees and protect your hair from the sun’s drying rays.


Now that you’ve found your next favorite leave-in conditioner, what about shampoo, body wash, and other personal-care products? PETA’s got you! Buying cruelty-free is a snap with our Global Beauty Without Bunnies database. Keep doing right by rabbits and others by buying only products that aren’t tested on animals.

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