Top Sprays to Help Detangle Hair
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Sprays that can help detangle hair are a must-have for easily brushing out stubborn knots and tangles without causing breakage or hair loss. They're packed with moisturizing ingredients that are great for your hair's health and appearance, helping to tame frizz and flyaways. 

Top Sprays for Detangling Your Hair

Nowadays, opting for sprays that detangle hair also ushers in benefits beyond slip, like heat protection and added smoothness and shine. Choosing one tailored to your hair type is key for reaping all these benefits and making brushing a breeze.

Here are some of the top sprays recommended by experts that can make it easier for you to detangle hair.

Unite Hair 7Seconds Detangler

This spray is a lightweight leave-in conditioner that detangles, strengthens, and protects all hair types from UV and thermal damage. Priced at $38 for an 8-fluid-ounce bottle, this vegan-friendly, no-rinse product repairs, locks in color, and is safe for extensions and chemically-treated hair. 

For optimal results, Unite suggests cleansing and conditioning with any of its brand shampoos and conditioners to guarantee that there are no contraindications between hair products. The next step is to towel dry, then spray the detangler on damp hair and gently comb through to the ends. 

Amika The Wizard Detangling Primer

Amika The Wizard Detangling Primer is a multitasking all-in-one hair detangling spray that preps and primes your hair for any style. Sold at $27, this primer is suitable for all hair types, from straight to curly to coily. It protects hair against heat up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit, provides ultra-hydration, detangles, and smooths strands for a lustrous mane. Key ingredients include avocado oil and sea buckthorn for moisture, smoothing, and elasticity.

Ouai Detangling and Frizz Fighting Leave-In Conditioner

The Detangling and Frizz Fighting Leave-In Conditioner by Ouai, going for $30, suits fine, medium, and thick hair, from straight to coily. Providing hydration and heat protection up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit, it also conditions, detangles, and combats frizz. Ingredients like tamarind seed extract, panthenol, vitamin E, and hydrolyzed proteins work together for smooth, shiny, manageable hair. The product should be applied evenly to damp hair.

LolaVie Glossing Detangler

Another multitasking product, LolaVie Glossing Detangler is priced at $26. It is a lightweight spray that offers a range of benefits. It helps detangle, primes with a vegan thermal shield, enhances shine with lemon extract, smooths with a superfruit complex and vegetable ceramides, and protects against damage using chia seeds. It is suitable for daily use and can also be used on dry hair for hydration, shine, and flyaway control.

To use LolaVie's product, spray it on wet or towel-dried hair, then comb through gently to spread the product. Finish off by styling as usual. 

Briogeo Be Gentle Be Kind

The Briogeo Be Gentle Be Kind Aloe + Oat Milk Ultra Soothing Detangling Spray is a fragrance-free, hypoallergenic, and dermatologist-approved leave-in detangler that you can take home for $25. Suitable for those with sensitivities to fragrance, essential oils, lactose, soy, and gluten, it is ideal for straight, wavy, curly, and coily hair types. Formulated with skin-soothing ingredients like aloe vera, oat extract, and natural oils, it nourishes, hydrates, and leaves hair shiny with a lightweight finish. 

Be Gentle Be Kind should be sprayed throughout clean damp hair, focusing on mid-length to ends before air or blow-drying. This is also a no-rinse formula; just leave it on and let your hair soak in the nutrients.