The best hair masks for damaged hair

Jeanette | 15 May 2016

Time to give your tresses some TLC.

Consistent use of deep-conditioning treatments and hair masks are a great way of giving your locks a much needed treat, adding moisture, calming frizz and helping with their overall condition. Which is why practically all hair care professionals will always recommend using one – especially if you have dry, damaged or coloured tresses. We know that with all the hair treatments available, it’s difficult to know what will help solve your damaged mane issues. So, are you curious to know what’s the best hair mask for damaged hair? Don’t worry, we won’t leave you hanging in suspense. Just scroll down to see which intensive and repairing masks made the All Things Hair list.

The best hair mask for damaged hair: Editors’ picks

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Nourishing oatmeal and honey-filled mask

1. TIGI Catwalk Oatmeal & Honey Intense Nourishing Mask (£16.95*)

Reading the label (and smelling this mask) you’d be forgiven for thinking that this products was food instead of a hair treatment! TIGI’s Oatmeal & Honey Mask has an expert blend of fibre-penetrating ingredients, which will work to help reverse any signs of damage on your tresses. It works a treat alongside the nourishing TIGI Oatmeal & Honey Shampoo (300ml, £13.95*) and Conditioner (250ml, £15.95*) adding much needed moisture to dehydrated, damaged hair.

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TRESemmé Platinum Strength Deep Conditioning Treatment

2. TRESemmé Platinum Strength Deep Conditioning Treatment (£5.50*)

Looking for an innovative hair treatment that can help repair and reinforce damaged hair? Ok, we know, technically this isn’t a traditional hair mask, but this deep conditioning treatment can seriously help your locks, so that it appears healthier-looking in no time. Want to know the best part? It reverses the look of up to 2 years of damage** for stronger and more manageable hair. The treatment’s renewing complex reinforces hair’s naturally protective layer, restoring your hair and protecting against future damage. Now that’s what we call a winner!

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Toni&Guy Nourish Reconstruction Mask

3. Toni&Guy Nourish Reconstruction Mask (£6.49*)

Intense nourishment, softness and shine? You can count us in! This deep conditioning formula by Toni&Guy penetrates deep into the hair fibre for advanced repair, making it a winner in our eyes. Tip: as a general guidance, we recommend using a hair mask at least once a week to get the most benefits, but it’s important to keep adjusting your usage according to the condition of your hair. After all, only you know best what your precious locks need!

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Alberto Balsam Blends Damage Repair Intensive Mask

4. Alberto Balsam Blends Damage Repair Intensive Mask (£2.99*)

Not only is this Alberto Balsam Mask bank account-friendly, but it’ll also help to repair your hair, leaving it stronger***. It has a repairing nature-infused blend of nutrients, including natural avocado oil and an indulgent coconut fragrance. And did we mention, it’s has no parabens? Win-win!

So there you have it: our round-up of the best hair mask for damaged hair. Which one will you try?

*RRPs are Unilever suggested retail prices only, it is at the discretion of the individual retailers to set the actual price.

**With TRESemmé Platinum Strength™ Shampoo & Conditioner use.

***Reduced breakage measured with a technical test with shampoo and conditioner use versus non-conditioning shampoo.