A woman washing her hair

If you’ve ever stood in front of the conditioner aisle at the supermarket, overwhelmed by the sheer number of choices, then you’ve come to the right place. Take this quiz to determine exactly what kind of conditioner will give your hair the TLC that it needs.

Let’s Find the Right Conditioner for You

1. When I look in the mirror, I see…

A. More than a few strands out of place.

B. Limp and lifeless hair.

C. Hair with zero shine.

D. Some loose strands of hair on my shirt.

E. White specks on my shoulders.

F. My once-vibrant hair color turning brassy.

2. Whenever I brush my hair, I think…

A. Ugh frizz, be gone!

B. It still looks really flat.

C. It feels so dry.

D. Ack! Why is there is so much hair on my brush?

E. Ahh, I love how this doubles as a head scratcher.

F. My roots look really obvious.

3. I don’t normally wear ponytails because…

A. I can never get the front part to look smooth and sleek.

B. I can never get the perkiness of a bouncy cheerleader ponytail.

C. Mine always ends up looking so dull.

D. Too many strands get caught on the elastic when I remove it.

E. I want easy access to my scalp so I can scratch it!

F. The ends look so damaged from all the coloring.

4. When I let my hair dry naturally, it…

A. Looks buhaghag!

B. Looks alarmingly thin.

C. Feels like it needs a shot of moisture.

D. Leaves some strands behind on my towel.

E. Feels the same—the itchiness never ends.

F. Kind of looks like a walis.

5. A hair genie magically appears out of your shampoo bottle. What would you wish for?

A. Silky, pang-Miss Universe hair

B. Full and bouncy locks

C. Just healthy hair, thank you very much

D. For my hair to stop clogging up my shower drain

E. For my scalp to stop being so itchy all the darn time

F. For my highlights to look as vibrant as they did on Day 1

Your Perfect Conditioner

Tally up your answers to find the best conditioner for you.

If you answered mostly As: You need a frizz tamer.

Try Cream Silk Standout Straight Leave-On Cream, a non-sticky and ultra-light formula that takes care of frizziness to give you silky straight tresses. It smoothens and softens each strand to help control stubborn flyaways. All you need is a pea-sized amount!

If you answered mostly Bs: You need a volumizer.

Breathe life into limp locks with Dove Oxygen and Nourishment Conditioner, which moisturizes hair without weighing it down, giving you up to 95% more volume and fullness. You can also give the illusion of lustrous hair with Dove Nourishing Secrets Thickening Ritual Conditioner, which boosts body and bounce from the first wash.

If you answered mostly Cs: Your need a revitalizer.

What your hair needs now is love, sweet love, and you can give it the care it needs with Love Beauty and Planet Radical Refresher Tea Tree Oil & Vetiver Conditioner. This detoxifying conditioner rids your hair of all the dirt and other gunk that’s making it dull and lifeless. It’s also 97% naturally derived, cruelty-free, paraben-free, dye-free, and formulated without phthalates—so it’s good for your hair and the environment

If you answered mostly Ds: You need a hair fall rescuer.

Hair fall can be due to any number of reasons, like heredity, stress, hormones, or lifestyle. While you should definitely figure out the source and address that, you can help strengthen strands and repair them from within with Dove Hair Fall Rescue 1-Minute Serum Conditioner.

For a stronger, more resilient hair

Dove Hair Fall Rescue 1 Minute Serum Conditioner

If you answered mostly Es: You need a scalp-soother.

Say goodbye to dandruff by getting to the root of the problem: the scalp. Cream Silk Dandruff-Free Conditioner has Scalp Protect Complex, which is specially designed to eliminate dandruff and flaky scalp right from the first wash! 

If you answered mostly Fs: You need a color-booster.

Color-treated hair needs some extra care, not just to preserve the color but also to keep it healthy. Try TRESemmé Pro-Color Series Radiance Conditioner, which is specially formulated with a color radiance booster to keep color from fading and jojoba oil to keep your tresses nourished.

If you’re thinking of skipping conditioner altogether, our advice is: don’t. Conditioners give back much-needed moisture to your hair after shampooing, protect it against damage, and keep it smooth and tangle-free. All the other stuff—from volumizing to color-boosting—are just a bonus.