Good Conditioning: What Kind is Right for You?


Not all conditioners are the same. That’s because everyone’s hair is different and responds in its own way to specific products. Here’s a quick overview of the different types of conditioners available at Supercuts:


Salon Deep Conditioner

Professional conditioning treatments performed at the salon are best for weak, damaged hair. Your stylist will use a clarifying shampoo to wash away pollutants, then custom-blend a moisturizer with hair-strengthening protein, depending on your hair’s specific needs.

Frequency: Weekly to monthly.


brunette haircut with conditioner

At-Home Deep Conditioners

Best for coarse hair that is dry but isn’t weak, heat-damaged, or brittle. Just shampoo, then apply and comb through a specially formulated product like Biolage Hydrasource Conditioning Balm. Let it absorb for a few minutes, then rinse thoroughly.

Frequency: Weekly to monthly.


Daily Conditioner

Ideal for all hair types, Paul Mitchell Extra Body Daily Rinse hydrates and protects against heat styling. When using daily conditioner, remove excess water before applying product. Work conditioner through hair and let sit for 1-2 minutes, then rinse.

Frequency: After every shampoo.


Daily Leave-in Conditioner

Good for all hair types, and ideal for fine hair. A spritz of It's a 10 Miracle Leave-In Spray detangles and moisturizes without weighing hair down. It also imparts shine and protects locks from heated tools. Lightly mist on towel-dried hair and comb through. Do not rinse.

Frequency: After every shampoo.

Related Advice

See you soon: The benefits of frequent haircuts

Try a clarifying shampoo once a week, especially if you apply hair products every day. And don’t forget to condition – it helps maintain moisture balance and keep hair healthy.
Style Tip
Style Tip

One part invigorating. One part relaxing.

The Tea Tree Experience™ is a refreshing shampoo-and-conditioning treatment that uses the tingle-inducing Paul Mitchell Tea Tree products. It's something you definitely need to try. Ask for it the next time you're at Supercuts.