17 Best Detangler Sprays in 2023 for Knot-Free Hair

What’s in this wonderful formula that Hussein loves to gush about? A blend of moisture-replenishing oils derived from mongongo and karanja plants along with shine-boosting soy proteins.


Briogeo Be Gentle, Be Kind Aloe + Oat Milk Ultra Soothing Detangling Spray

Briogeo Be Gentle, Be Kind Aloe + Oat Milk Ultra Soothing Detangling Spray

Need a fragrance-free option that won’t irritate sensitive skin? Look no further than Briogeo’s Be Gentle, Be Kind Aloe + Oat Milk Ultra Soothing Detangling Spray, which utilizes its two hero ingredients to moisturize hair and soothe your delicate scalp at the same time.


Mielle Organics White Peony Leave-In Conditioner

Mielle Organics White Peony Leave-In Conditioner

Not only does the Mielle Organics White Peony Leave-In Conditioner smell amazing (especially if you love florals), but it’s also an ultra-nourishing detangler. Rachael Edwards, Allure‘s former social media manager, says this weightless spray is one of her go-to products for moisturizing her hair and keeping it knot-free. This conditioning concoction contains a blend of coconut oil, grapefruit extract, and green tea extract to ensure your hair has just enough moisture to brush tangles and knots away without creating split ends or frizzy hair in the process.


Oribe Run-Through Detangling Hair Primer

Oribe Run-Through Detangling Hair Primer

Sure, the Oribe Run-Through Detangling Hair Primer has sexy packaging, but there’s much more to this fancy-schmancy bottle of hair detangler than meets the eye. Silky-smooth hair is just a few spritzes of this conditioning formula away, thanks to the brand’s proprietary detangling oil blend that features pomegranate, apricot, and coconut oils. For added nourishment, this detangling spray also contains wheat amino acids to fortify the bonds that make up your hair.


IGK Good Behavior 4-in-1 Prep Spray

IGK Good Behavior 4-in-1 Prep Spray

Hussein has been using the IGK Good Behavior 4-in-1 Prep Spray in her hair styling routine for two years, and she has no plans on removing it from her roster. This ultra-light spray is powered by a duo of moisture-retaining coconut oil and strengthening spirulina proteins to detangle without damage as well as protect hair from up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit, enhance shine, and smooth frizz and flyaways. “I love that this pre-styling product can also be used on air-dried hair, so sometimes it’s the only thing I use to manage frizz during my no-wash days,” Hussein adds.


SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Deep Moisturizing Detangler

SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Deep Moisturizing Detangler

As its name suggests, the SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Deep Moisturizing Detangler utilizes its star ingredient to soften and moisturize hair to glide through knots and tangles with ease. To provide even more shine-enhancing moisture, this formula also contains argan oil for a soft and glossy effect.


NatureLab. Tokyo Texture Leave-in Conditioner & Detangler

NatureLab. Tokyo Texture Leave-in Conditioner & Detangler

NatureLab. Tokyo’s Texture Leave-in Conditioner & Detangler is truly a triple threat, considering the fact that it prevents breakage, seals in moisture, and boosts shine all at once. This detangler coats each and every hair with moisture-replenishing jojoba and camellia oils, antioxidant-rich blue algae extract, and rose extract to soothe irritated scalps.


Ceremonia Guava Rescue Spray

Ceremonia Guava Rescue Spray

Allure deputy digital editor Kara McGrath says the Ceremonia Guava Rescue Spray has been a staple in her hair-care rotation. This lightweight formula acts as both a detangler and heat protectant at up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. It’s also spiked with antioxidant-rich guava to protect hair from free radical damage while conditioning ingredients like aloe vera, avocado, and coconut oils soften its texture.


LolaVie Glossing Detangler

LolaVie Glossing Detangler

Got tangled hair that’s looking a bit dull as well? Let the Glossing Detangler from Jennifer Aniston’s beloved hair-care brand, LolaVie, take care of both concerns at once for you. This conditioning detangler is infused with moisture-retaining ceramides for a sleeker, softer look and feel to your hair. It also acts as a heat protectant and can be used on either wet or dry hair — no wonder Nicola Dall’Asen, Allure’s news editor, loves it so much.


Rahua Hydration Detangler + UV Barrier

Rahua Hydration Detangler + UV Barrier

No matter how tangled your hair may be, Rahua’s Hydration Detangler + UV Barrier is here to help. This blend of fatty acid-rich morete (also known as buriti) and sacha inchi oils intensively moisturizes so hair can be brushed through with ease. This spritzer gets bonus points for its delightfully tropical scent, which contains notes of passionfruit and mango.


Rizos Curls Refresh and Detangle Spray

Rizos Curls Refresh and Detangle Spray

Associate social media editor Bianca Richards says the Rizos Curls Refresh and Detangle Spray is especially great for curly hair types like herself, thanks to its deeply conditioning formula. This cocktail of coconut oil, shea butter, and olive oil will easily make the toughest knots and tangles slip apart. It’s also worth mentioning that this spray is so lightweight that it can act as a curl refresher during no-wash days without weighing curls down.


Creme of Nature Knot Away Leave-In Detangler

Creme of Nature Knot Away Leave-In Detangler

Okay, so this isn’t a detangling spray, but Allure associate news editor Gabi Thorne loves the Creme of Nature Knot Away Leave-In Detangler so much that we just couldn’t leave it off this list. This creamy formula is infused with a moisturizing powerhouse blend of coconut oil, honey, and shea butter to intensely condition hair and make the detangling process more manageable.


Raw Sugar Kids Leave-In Detangler

Raw Sugar Kids Leave-In Detangler

Chances are, you didn’t expect us to throw a kid’s product on this list, but Allure senior director of business Eilish Morley says Raw Sugar Kids Leave-In Detangler is one of the best hair detanglers she’s ever tried. It actually contains a few ingredients we know and love from our other favorite (albeit, pricier) products, including castor oil for moisturizing and loosening knots, aloe vera for its conditioning properties, and coconut oil to nourish and retain extra moisture. Not to mention, this formula is silicone-free, so it won’t weigh down fine hair.


Pantene Pro-V Nutrient Boost Repair & Protect Conditioning Mist

Pantene Pro-V Nutrient Boost Repair & Protect Conditioning Mist

Pantene’s Pro-V Nutrient Boost Repair & Protect Conditioning Mist may cost less than an oat milk latte, but that’s not the only reason why we’re grabbing it. This detangling spray can be used on dry or wet hair without weighing it down, all thanks to moisturizing antioxidants like provitamin B5.

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