From split ends to dry lengths, damaged hair can be a quick way to ruin your day – and your hairstyle too.
How do you know if your hair is damaged?
Whether you spend a lot of time out in the Aussie sun or you use heat tools on your hair every day, the signs are easy to spot. Dryness, difficulty holding colour, frizziness, and breakage are all signs of damaged hair that needs a bit of TLC.
So, how can a hair mask repair damaged hair?
Hair masks explicitly designed to repair and restore are often filled with all kinds of good ingredients to restore your hair to its shiny best. With that in mind, we’ve collated some of the best hair masks on the market for damaged hair to get you started:
10 best hair masks for damaged hair
1. MoroccanOil Restorative Hair Mask 2. Cake The Smooth Moisture Melt Hair Mask 3. Wella Professionals Care SP LuxeOil Keratin Restore Hair Mask 4. Wella Professionals Care INVIGO Nutri Enrich Deep Nourishing Mask 5. Evo The Great Hydrator Moisture Mask 6. Christophe Robin Regenerating Mask with Rare Prickly Pear Seed Oil 7. Noughty To The Rescue Intense Moisture Treatment 8. Nak Replends Moisture Mask 9.Wella Professionals Care FUSION Intense Repair Mask 10. Davines Nounou Nourishing Repairing Mask
Which are the best hair masks for damaged hair?
Filled with rich, nourishing argan oil and proteins, the Restorative Hair Mask is perfect for those days where your hair needs a little extra pampering. It takes just 5-7 minutes to work its magic, making it a quick and easy way to give your locks some pampering on a weeknight. Best suited to chemically treated or heat styled hair, this mask restores shine and builds strength quickly and effectively.
The hair mask is good enough to eat if the smell is anything to go by. Cruelty-free and buttery smooth in texture, this one-off mask treatment brings moisture back to thirsty hair and makes it all the more manageable. The ideal way to try out the luxurious Cake range with a one-off product that’s sure to give your hair a boost in shine and leave it feeling out-of-this-world silky.
Keratin is a crucial ingredient in many protein-boosting hair masks, and for a good reason. Acting as a reconstruction medium for damaged hair fibres, restoring keratin is the best way to get those silky smooth locks you’ve always dreamed of. The Wella Professionals Care SP LuxeOil Keratin Restore Hair Mask contains jojoba, argan and almond oils on top to leave your hair looking and feeling beautiful.
Goji berries, Vitamin E and Oleic Acid fill your hair with much-needed nutrients in this Wella Professional hair mask cocktail. Designed to mimic salon treatments at home, this delicious-smelling mask builds up moisture with rich, luxurious ingredients for hair that’s healthier and happier. What more could you want from a hair mask for damaged hair?
Who doesn’t need a little moisture boost? Evo’s The Great Hydrator is designed to make your hair smooth, silky and packed with moisture. Designed for hair that’s colour-treated or just generally dry, this mask is easy to use and leaves you with shiny, happy hair – even on the most frizz-inducing Aussie summer days.
For extremely dry or damaged hair, Christophe Robin’s Regenerating Mask is the holy grail. Prickly Pear seed oil acts as an antioxidant, while Inula flower extract adds vibrancy to coloured hair that’s gone a little dull. The result is hair that’s repaired from within, protected and free of breakages. For shiny, hydrated locks, this mask is a great pick.
There’s nothing Noughty about this nice mask, which is formulated with sweet almond and black oats to restore shine and add moisture. Argan oil and Shea Butter also feature the all-important moisture boost to make your hair smooth, healthy, and shinier than ever. Even better, this mask is vegan and cruelty-free on top.
For softer, shinier hair, the Nak Replends Moisture Mask is an excellent choice. Vegan, filled with essential humectants and designed to make your hair incredibly manageable, this mask has a lot going for it. For hair that needs rehydrating, softening and smoothing, this sulphate and paraben-free mask has plenty going on.
This mask uses Wella’s Silksteel technology for healthier hair and intense treatment that produces incredible results. Explicitly developed for use on damaged hair, this mask both protects and increases resilience. It also smells great if that’s what you’re into when it comes to your hair mask choice. Inspired by spider silk, Silksteel adds strength and prevents breakage for beautiful hair that stays intact despite past damage.
Developed to provide strength and nourishment to dry and brittle hair, the Nounou mask is a luxurious mix of cherry oil, olive butter and rhizobium gum to keep your hair moisturised and healthy all day long. Leave for 15 minutes, rinse out and enjoy manageable, healthy and shiny hair that smells incredible too.
Want to give your hair a real pampering session? We’ve got plenty more masks where that came from. Check out the full range from LOOKFANTASTIC now!