There is a conundrum that exists for those with oily hair: you want the glowing and bouncy locks of your dreams, but you don’t want to add excess oil in the form of a conditioner to hair that already has a tendency to easily become oily. Thankfully, our algorithm found 10 oil-combatting conditioners that are formulated to do just that—phew! A few tips: avoid massaging conditioner directly onto your scalp; instead focus on your ends, and don’t leave the product in your hair for too long. Be sure to rinse thoroughly, then give your hair (and you!) a wake-up call with a blast of cold water to seal in shine and moisture. Use in conjunction with any of our Top 10 picks of best shampoos for oil-free hair for a look you’ll love. Opening image: @livingproofinc
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Not Your Mother’s Clean Freak Purifying Conditioner
LOVED FOR: Its clarifying properties and refreshing mint scent
USERS SAID: "This conditioner, paired with the shampoo works really good on my frizzy, fuzzy, hard to manage hair. An added plus is that it doesn't smell like apples or a basket of fruit!"
IGK 30,000 Feet Volume Conditioner
BEST FOR: This volumizing formula is ideal for fine to normal hair types that seek a thicker, fuller mane.
FUN FACT: IGK's 30,000 Feet Volume Conditioner is safe to use on color-treated hair and provides UV protection.
Lush Cosmetics Veganese Conditioner
LOVED FOR: The use of lemon oil and juice will leave your hair smelling and looking fresh and clean.
USER SAID: "This is very good for an everyday conditioner! My hair is thick, but it's very straight and has a tendency to look a bit lifeless. But this conditioner manages to make my hair super soft, without weighing it down, or making it greasy. I generally have oily hair, and this is a lifesaver for soft locks, without build-up or weighing me down!"
Drybar Detox Dry Conditioner
USERS SAID: “Not only does this product smell incredible, but it also makes my ends smooth and freshens my blow dry or style like I just did it.”
COMPLETE THE LOOK: Pair it with Drybar Detox Dry Shampoo at the roots to absorb excess oil and refresh hair from roots to ends.
Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Conditioner
BEST FOR: Improving the texture and appearance of your hair over time
USERS SAID: "I use both the shampoo and conditioner. Since using these products I can go longer between washes. My hair feels so light and has volume! My hair does feel a little dryer than it did before but it's because it not weighed down with product buildup. It looks so much better!"
Bumble and Bumble Thickening Conditioner
BEST FOR: Giving you silky, soft tresses
USERS SAID: "This stuff makes my hair feel great and it still retains moisture while adding bounce. I lost a lot of my hair after having my baby in October and this product makes it look thick and shiny again!"
Living Proof Full Conditioner
BEST FOR: This lightweight conditioner will help boost the natural shine and volume of your hair without weighing it down.
USERS SAID: "This is the ONLY conditioner (specialty or mass market) that DETANGLES my long, wavy, and sometimes crunchy hair. I can run a comb in the shower, and my hair is full, feels weightless and tangle-free all day. It's lightweight enough to use as a leave-in treatment for me, and love the clean smell."