The Best Hair Masks for Healthy Locks
Best for Damaged Hair
Give brittle and broken hair shafts some TLC with Dove Intensive Repair Deep Repairing Mask. Serum in this rich cream helps smooth your hair, leaving it shiny and more resistant to breakage.
To buy: $22.50 for 3, amazon.com.
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Best for Thick Hair
Keep frizz at bay with Alterna Bamboo Smooth Moisture Masque, a deeply hydrating blend of bamboo extract and kendi oil that helps combat split ends. Safe for color-treated hair.
To buy: $26, sephora.com.
Best for Fine Hair
If you’re looking for a product to perk up your hair, try Bosley Healthy Hair Strengthening Masque. Biotin and vegetable proteins boost strength, natural extracts condition, and it’s color-safe to boot.
To buy: $15, jet.com.
Best for Curly Hair
Take control of your natural curl with Bumble and Bumble’s Curl Conscious Nourishing Masque. It moisturizes while reducing frizz and tangles.
To buy: $25, amazon.com.
Best for Dandruff
Although you may need to leave Shea Moisture Purification Masque on for up to 30 minutes, making it a bit of a time commitment, the silky smooth results you get are worth the wait. The gentle, all-natural cocktail of cleansing extracts eases flaking and irritation, while conditioning hair and adding shine.
To buy: $11, target.com.
Best for Color Protection
Oribe Masque for Beautiful Color is rich in conditioning, color-guarding ingredients meant to keep hair vibrant. A veritable shield from color-zapping UV rays, it will not only help prolong your shade but protect it from discoloration: No brassy blondes here.
To buy: $62, birchbox.com.