Unfortunately, the pain that comes with vigorously brushing through a head full of tangles doesn’t end with your childhood years, when you’d burst into tears at mom’s attempts to detangle your locks. Whether you have naturally curly hair or just tangles from a swim in the pool, separating a head full of knots is no easy feat. That’s why below, we’ve gathered some of the best detangling formulas to combat summer hair disasters. Consider them grown-up takes on the products like L’Oréal Kids Tangle Tamer spray and Johnson’s Baby Shampoo that you remember so well. Say goodbye to all the frustration and tears, and hello to a smooth, hydrated strands all summer long.
PHOTOS: 10 Best Detangers For Summer Hair
1. HERBAL ESSENCES TOTALLY TWISTED CURL SILKENING DETANGLER
The perfect fit for a head full of curls, this detangling spray will help quench and separate the toughest tangles.
2. PANTENE PRO-V REPAIR LIGHT DETANGLER
This light conditioning treatment will separate knots while also preventing breakage.
3. NOT YOUR MOTHER’S KNOTTY TO NICE CONDITIONING DETANGLER
Living up to its title, this detangling treatment will grant smooth hair and painless brushing.
4. SHEAMOISTURE RAW SHEA BUTTER EXTRA-MOISTURE DETANGLER
Along with knot relief, this is the perfect tool for restoring dry, damaged hair.
5. JOHN FRIEDA BEACH BLONDE SMOOTH SEAS DETANGLING CONDITIONER
As the mint-infused conditioner is unwinding the toughest knots, it’s also refreshing the scalp and hydrating the hair.
6. L’OREAL KIDS TANGLE TAMER
Don’t hesitate to share this pear-infused detangler with your children. Get this: it also tames bed head.
7. PAUL MITCHELL LITE DETANGLER
This gentle formula will do more than relieve tangles, it will also leave the hair with more body and shine.
9. LIVING PROOF CURL DETANGLING RINSE
This water-activated detangling formula is perfect for preventing frizz and prepping curls while in the shower.
10. AQUAGE HYDRATING DETANGLER
Equip with advanced hair color protection, this formula will hydrate and silken damp hair while detangling.