Can You Put Leave In Conditioner on Dry Natural Hair?

Yes, you can put leave-in conditioner on dry natural hair. 

Usually, leave-in conditioner is to be used on damp hair when you’ve just jumped out of the shower. However, there are some leave-in conditioners that can be used on dry hair. For conditioners that you will use as a style refresher, it’s usually fine to use it on dry hair. 

However, some leave-in conditioners should not be used on dry hair, and should instead be used on wet or damp hair. 

Be sure to read the instructions on your leave-in conditioner to determine whether it should be used on dry natural hair.

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Author: Andrea Reyes

Andrea is a mother, wife, writer, and natural hair enthusiast of 15 years. Currently on her natural hair journey, she’s been trying countless products and techniques to understand and embrace her natural hair. She is the creator of, a new website featuring informative articles that share tips, tricks, and techniques aimed to help others learn to love their hair through proper hair care. She writes with the hope of making hair care easier to understand and implement.

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