conditioner

noun
con·​di·​tion·​er | \ kən-ˈdi-sh(ə-)nər How to pronounce conditioner (audio) \

Definition of conditioner

: something that conditions specifically : a preparation used to improve the condition of hair

Examples of conditioner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This is a shampoo and conditioner set that is appropriate for all hair types. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 18 May 2022 As if the shampoo and conditioner weren’t already enough — this is the item that will take your curls over-the-top to new heights. Blake Newby, Essence, 4 May 2022 To perfect her looks, Hues reaches for TGIN products, especially their rosewater leave-in conditioner. Vogue, 6 May 2022 Hair Rituel by Sisley's The Cream 230 is a heat-protectant cream that can be used before styling, as a leave-in conditioner after showering—or both. Talia Abbas, Glamour, 13 Apr. 2022 For curly or coily hair, Ford suggests using an additional leave-in conditioner after K18 to make sure the hair is properly moisturized. Kirbie Johnson, Allure, 8 Apr. 2022 Always use a conditioner when using a thickening shampoo. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 7 Apr. 2022 Indeed, scientists believe that Antarctica serves as a global air conditioner. Stephanie Hanes, The Christian Science Monitor, 1 Apr. 2022 Employees at a fast-food restaurant in Sacramento, California, exasperated over working in stifling heat for low wages, demanded more pay and a new air conditioner — and got both. chicagotribune.com, 27 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of conditioner

1888, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of conditioner was in 1888

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22 May 2022

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“Conditioner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conditioner. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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