Do You Really Need Leave-In Conditioner?

For the majority of the time I spent transitioning, I never bothered purchasing a leave-in conditioner. Not a single one. As far as the blogs were concerned, leaving some of my regular conditioner in my hair after washing, or mixing some concoction of conditioner, water, and oil was good enough. While there are certainly benefits to the aforementioned methods, now that I am completely natural, I tend to rely more on products that are labeled exclusively as leave-ins post wash. Why? Head on over to to find out!