The best hair masks for hair repair: Our editors’ top picks

All Things Hair | 06 March 2017
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Send your mane down the road to recovery…


Whether you’ve developed damaged hair due to heated styling, continuous colouring, or even through chemically treating your tresses, we bet that you’re keen to know how to get your mane back into tip-top condition, right? Well, we don’t want to be the bearer of bad news here, but there is no such thing as a hair repair treatment, since once your tresses are damaged, there’s no way to undo the effects (sigh!).

But you don’t have to resign yourself to dull, dry, and generally unhealthy-looking hair, because you can send your mane down the road to recovery. How? With a hair mask that’s been formulated for damaged locks in mind, of course! So, if you’re feeling intrigued, keep on reading below and stock up on one of our fave masks…

Editor’s picks: Hair mask for hair repair


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Portrait of a hairdresser rinsing hair off after applied a hair treatment

Toni&Guy Damage Repair Mask

For parched, damaged hair that’s calling out for some TLC, look to the Toni&Guy Damage Repair Mask for help. Its conditioning formula penetrates deep into the hair fibre, helping to make your mane more manageable and smooth. Ah, just what we were looking for!

Alberto Balsam Damage Repair Intensive Mask

With a nature-infused blend of nutrients (including natural avocado oil!), the formula of the Alberto Balsam Damage Repair Intensive Mask is perfect for those of you in dire need of nourishment. And whats more: as well as it’s delicious coconut fragrance, this hair mask is totally bank-account friendly!

Dove Advanced Hair Series Quench Absolute Intensive Restoration Mask

Curly-haired girls, rejoice: the Dove Advanced Hair Series Quench Absolute Intensive Restoration Mask has been made especially with your coily hair type in mind. Not only does it pack a major punch in the moisture department, but it also helps to nourish damaged, brittle strands, all while leaving your curl formation intact!

TIGI Catwalk Oatmeal & Honey Intense Nourishing Mask

Got severely dry, dehydrated strands? The TIGI Catwalk Oatmeal & Honey Intense Nourishing Mask will come to your rescue! Made with an expert blend of fibre-penetrating ingredients which work to help reverse any signs of damage on your tresses, this mask really is a big deal. All you have to do, is use it once a week for healthier-looking hair – excuse us while we go pamper our locks!


So, now you know which masks are best for rescuing your damaged strands, why not check out our comprehensive guide to using hair masks the right way? Trust us, with a little know-how help, you can kiss bad hair days goodbye!

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