10 of the Best Hair Masks For Your Dry and Damaged Hair

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A good hair mask is a must have and should be apart of any arsenal.

If your hair is damaged, dull looking, frizzy, has split ends, or maybe is fried from getting it dyed, you should highly consider using a hair mask to nourish and restore your hair to it’s former glory.

Hair masks can also be used to help with hair growth and thus can speed up the painful process of that awkward in between stage where you want to grow out your bangs, or any bad haircut really.

If your hair has fallen victim to extreme chemicals, has been exposed to high heat, or been neglected, then you should highly consider using a hair mask as well! 

Try to include this into your regimen at least once a week to help hydrate, repair, and nourish the hair.

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1. Fortifying Protein Hair Mask and Deep Conditioner with Argan Oil and Macadamia Oil By Arvazallia

Fortifying Protein Hair Mask and Deep Conditioner with Argan Oil and Macadamia Oil By Arvazallia - Hair Repair Treatment for Damaged, Brittle, or Thinning Hair - Promotes Natural Hair Growth

This professional, salon, protein-based, hair treatment by Arvazallia helps to completely transform anyone who has damaged, brittle, or thinning hair.

This product is formulated with an exclusive protein therapy which includes Hydrolyzed wheat protein, Aloe Vera, Macadamia, and Argan oil that work in combination to promote hair growth, prevent hair loss, and add volume.

This product works wonders for anyone that desperately needs to transform dull or dry hair into more manageable, elastic hair.

Sulfate and paraben free, this even works on wigs and extensions.

We highly recommend this for anyone who is looking for results after the very first use.

2. SheaMoisture Manuka Honey & Mafura Oil Intensive Hydration Masque

Sheamoisture Manuka Honey &Mafura Oil Intensive Hydration Treatment Masque, 12 Oz

This mask is formulated to transform dry hair that is constantly breaking into hair that is glossy and moisturized with nutrients that work to enhance shine.

SheaMoisture was started in Sierra Leone in 1912, and uses a healing-based recipe that has been passed down through generations.

This sulfate-free product protects against environmental factors through the use of unique ingredients such as Manuka Honey and Maura Oil which help to intensely hydrate.

This product is ideal for anyone looking to quickly restore hydration to severely dry hair.

3. Art Naturals Argan Oil Hair Mask

Artnaturals Argan Hair Mask, 8 Ounce

This Argan oil based hair mask contains some of my favorite organic ingredients like jojoba and aloe vera, as well as sage and ivy.

By using a combination of amino acids, proteins, and natural oils, this product can help reverse the harmful effects of UV rays, while helping to restore bounce, and shine.

This is the perfect product if you color or bleach your hair, or expose it to high levels of heat or chlorine regularly.

4. ST. TROPICA Coconut Oil Hair Mask

ST. TROPICA Coconut Oil Hair Mask (3 Hair Masks) #1 Ranked on Skin Deep, with Biotin + Hair Superfoods for STRONGER, THICKER, LUSTROUS Hair. Restorative Hair Mask, Deep Conditioner, Hot Oil Treatment

These full-sized, individually packaged hair masks include a powerhouse formula packed with USDA organic hair superfoods that will give you incredible hair results. St. Tropica Coconut Oil Hair Mask contains three key ingredients for growth, support, and repair.

This trifecta combination works great to seal hair cuticles so you can say finally say goodbye to frizz and split ends.

Another plus to these masks is that they come in packs of 3, 6, or 12 which makes traveling with them a breeze.

5. amika Soulfood Nourishing Mask

amika Soulfood Nourishing Mask

This is a solid option for anyone wanting to treat their hair to a luxurious, spa quality, deep conditioning. This formula works to seal split ends, improve elasticity, and increase shine.

Lightweight and for all hair types, the Amika mask combines the unique properties of a special sea berry, Jojoba Seed Oil, and Vitamin C.

This plant based conditioner work nicely to repair hair that is prone to dryness.

Add five milliliters of this mask for every quarter-sized amount of shampoo for best results.

6. Redken Color Extend Magnetics Deep Attraction

Redken Color Extend Magnetics Deep Attraction for Unisex, 8.5 Ounce

Redken Color Extend for Unisex is especially useful for anyone looking to get the restoration benefits of using a hair mask, but is concerned about maintaining their color.

Redken uses ingredients that extend color and strengthen hair fibers which leaves your hair feeling more fortified, softer, elastic, manageable.

This product has a great smell and for best results, use this after each shampoo for protecting vibrant colors.

7. Kopari Organic Coconut Mel Hair Conditioning With Coconut Oil

Kopari Organic Coconut Melt - All-over Skin Moisturizing, Under Eye Rescuing, Hair Conditioning + More With 100% Organic Coconut Oil, Non GMO, Vegan, Cruelty Free, Paraben Free and Sulfate Free 7.0 Oz

This premium, 100% pure Coconut oil product is the perfect multitasker that can be used on either the hair or body.

Kopori is designed to give you the deepest conditioning and comes in two sizes (2.5oz and 7oz).

Loaded with fatty acids, this is more of a coconut butter that will definitely seal in moisture and hydrate your body from head to toe (literally, I use it after shaving and it works wonders!).

A little goes a long way with this hair mask, so you won’t find yourself needing to repurchase too often.

8. Bumble And Bumble Bb While You Sleep Overnight Damage Repair Masque

Bumble and Bumble While You Sleep Damage Repair Masque, 6.4 Ounce

As a Sephora best seller, this hair mask is awesome first and foremost because it works on all hair types! Another pro?

You have options when it comes to how you want to use it. You can leave the mask in for a quick 20 minute session or sleep with it in your hair overnight for deep repair.

In terms of formulation, the blend of evening primrose and antioxidant rich camellia oil ensure that your hair is not only nourished and repaired, but also protected from future damage.

Oh and did I mention, this mask seals split ends? Yes. Please. And. Thank. You.

9. BRIOGEO Don’t Despair, Repair!™ Deep Conditioning Mask

Briogeo Don't Despair, Repair! Hair Mask, 32 oz

This hair mask is a great choice for those that don’t have the time for waiting around to wash the mask out of their hair, because this bad boy goes to work in as little as five minutes!

Those will especially dry hair will also appreciate the super hydrating NOVA complex formula that is comprised of 95% naturally-derived ingredients like rosehip and organ oil.

In a clinical study, 90% of women who tried this hair mask said they would use it again or recommend it to a friend. Perhaps this is why this product won an Allure Best of Beauty award in 2017…

10. It’s a 10 Haircare Miracle Hair Mask

It's a 10 Haircare Miracle Hair Mask, 8 fl. oz.

Make no mistake, this may be a drugstore brand, but this mask performs like any luxury masks you may find at a high end beauty store.

Made from linseed, oat, almond, and apricot extracts, this mask will help to improve color vibrancy to hair, nourish the hair, and restore body and elasticity.

This product can be used effectively as a daily conditioner or the occasional deep conditioning treatment.

For those will color treated hair, this hair mask is a MUST.


As someone who bleaches her hair on the regular, a good hair mask is a MUST in my hair care regimen and I’m always looking for the next best thing, so let me know in the comments what you’re favorite hair mask is!

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