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It's Hair Week here at Racked, so let's talk conditioners. We've used a lot of conditioner in our lives—our hair is on the drier end of the spectrum, but our scalp is sensitive and can (especially in the summer) tend towards the oily. Classic straight-hair-slash-long-hair problems, really.
Right now we're obsessed with Serge Normant's Meta Velour Conditioner, $24—a deep-conditioning, hydrating, detangling, and thickening formula that contains natural botanical oils and essential fatty acids that help keep hair manageable and smooth without weighing it down.
What we've found is that while the Meta Velour conditioner doesn't have the typical unctuous, oily texture of so many of the deep conditioners we've previously tried, the results are fantastic—we don't get the late-in-the-day hair-flatness or suspicious post-wash slipperiness as we did with other products. Over the last few weeks, we've gotten used to the creamier consistency and we're starting to see how it makes sense—instead of coating our hair follicles with residue, the ingredients seem to penetrate, making our hair stronger with longer use. Plus it makes our hair super-shiny and it smells great—and one tube lasts for ages.
· Meta Velour Conditioner, $24 at Serge Normant