September 11, 2014 Angela Melero Hair

The Best Hair Mask for Your Hair Type

We don’t mess around when it comes to hair care, and keeping your locks in tact requires more than even the best shampoo and conditioner. Sometimes our manes need some maintenance to give us an extra boost of nutrients and vitality. Enter hair masks. We are all aware of the wonders that masks do on faces, so why would we deprive our hair of the same magical experience? Since not all hair masks are created equal, we came up with some suggestions based on your hair type.

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Oily-haired ladies have it tough. It seems no matter what you do, those locks of yours eventually start to show their greasy colors. Your hair mask approach should be similar to addressing oily skin. Go for a mask that will balance the oil production in your hair and draw out impurities. We love Carita Paris Masque Purifiant because it pulls impurities from the hair while restoring softness and shine.


So maybe your hair is suffering from split ends and serious breakage. There’s still hope! Go for a mask with restorative properties that will deliver nourishment to your sad locks. Try a reviving product like Pureology Strength Cure Restorative Masque, which works double-time to restore your hair and prevent further damage.


For all you curly-haired beauties and those with naturally coarse or brittle hair, styling and managing your hair can be quite the task. Make life a little easier with a moisture-rich mask that pumps your hair with hydration and helps reduce frizz. Try a formula like L’Oréal Paris Advanced Haircare Power Moisture Moisture Rush Mask, which helps transform dehydrated hair. 


While we totally agree that that honey blonde hair color is pure perfection on you, it’s not doing much for the state of your strands. Color-treated hair can become very dry and brittle over time and if not cared for properly, that dream color can fade or change into a less dreamy hue. Protect your hair color and health by using a mask that is specifically for color-treated locks. Try Matrix Biolage Colorblast Mask, which helps maintain tone and color depth.


Your fine and sensitive strands are easily broken or damaged, so every hair move must be carefully considered. A great mask is the perfect vehicle to add some muscle to those locks and make them strong enough to withstand the elements (and a curling iron). Go with a mask such as Kérastase Nutritive Masquintense Fine to give your hair some concentrated nourishment.

Which of these masks will you use to save your hair? Tell us in the comments below.



    About the Author: Angela helps inspire and inform the audience by delivering the latest beauty tips, tricks and trends.