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The 12 Best Hair Masks Based on Your Hair Type


Rather than a one-size-fits-all approach, our masks cater to curly hair, dry strands, damaged tresses, fine hair, and everything in between.

Hair masks are the miracle-making heroes of any haircare routine. Whether your hair has been damaged from summer sun or years of bleaching or simply needs a little pampering, masks are a quick solution with noticeable results. Though there are many masks out there, different hair types all deserve specifically formulated masks. 

Hair Mask to restore shine

Shine-Boosting Masks for Coloured Hair

Coloured hair is any hair that’s dyed or cosmetically coloured. It’ll look shiny and strong when it’s healthy, whereas damaged coloured hair may appear dulland in need of reviving. 

The right mask will help restore shine and bounce that may have been affected after colouring. Anyone who bleaches their hair will find that a good mask will help repair damage, maintain the hue, and protect the integrity of the hair.

If you colour your hair…

Try the award-winning MINU Hair Mask. It targets tangles and dehydration bynourishing hair with caper extract, leaving it much softer and silkier than before. It’s great at protecting that perfect colour you and your colourist worked so hard to get, too. 

If you have dull coloured hair…

Bring back the shine and keep your colour looking fresh with The Circle Chronicles’ Spotlight Circle. Its thick texture pacts plenty of nourishing power but won’t leave the hair feeling heavy or greasy—just soft and silky.

If you have bleached or highlighted hair…

Blondes and chemically-treated tresses need gentle but impactful formulas. Providing everything these hair types need is the Heart of Glass Intense Treatment. It brightens, strengthens, and protects the colour through its unique Biacidic bond complex.

Nourishing product routine for damaged hair

Nourishing Masks for Damaged Hair

Damaged hair might worry you, but don’t stress—it’s completely possible to fix. Unsure if your hair is damaged? It typically looks dry and dull or lacking its usual shape. You might see split ends, extra frizz, and breakage, too. 

There are several factors that can lead to your hair feeling less than its best. Chemical treatments (like bleaching), hot tools, chlorine, and salt as well as sun exposure can lead to damage. A heat protectant and protective styling products are always good to have on hand, but once damage is present, a mask is a wonderful solution.

If you have heavily damaged hair…

Treat it with Naturaltech Nourishing Vegetarian Miracle Mask. It moisturises hair and makes it much easier to comb after days (or months) of tangles and dryness. This mask seals cuticles thanks to a blend of vegetal keratin, rice protein, and amino acids.

If you use hot tools frequently…

Revitalise hair with The Circle Chronicles’ Renaissance Circle. Routinely using hot tools means hair might be feeling a little dull and brittle. This particular mask will boost shine and nurse hair back to health.

If you bleach, perm, or relax your hair…

Opt for the NOUNOU Hair Mask. Vitamin E and other antioxidants are present to leave hair feeling silky and refreshed. Even if you typically feel weighed down by thicker products, NOUNOU will do no such thing.

Hair Mask for Frizzy Hair

Smoothing Hair Masks for Frizzy Hair

Frizz typically appears when hair is exposed to different kinds of weather, environmental factors, or damage. It manifests as flyaways and unruly strands that poke out around your head—often forming a “halo” effect.

Though it might feel annoying, it’s possible to tame. When equipped with the right mask, you can smooth out frizz and make flyaways much more manageable thanks to the special blends of ingredients.

If you have wavy or curly hair…

Coat hair in a layer of the LOVE/curl Mask. Anyone with thick hair or curls and coils often needs a little more power from their products than those with finer hair. This mask hydrates and revamps the elasticity of your tresses.

If you have frizz but are short on time…

Look no further than the 30-second LOVE/smoothing Mask. Quicker than your typical conditioner, this mask works immediately, taming hair that seemingly has a mind of its own.

If your hair is frizzy and rough…

Occasionally frizz can go hand-in-hand with rough texture. To restore softness, you can lean on the OI Hair Butter. It’s packed with antioxidants that will melt away the uneven texture and flyaways, leaving it brighter and velvety smooth.

Quick Repair Hair Masks

Here are a few tips for taking care of your hair when it seems impossible to fit it into your schedule, and also a selection of our top 3 quick repair hair masks.

  1. Work it into your nightly routine. While you do your skincare, throw on a mask at the same time.
  2. Add it to your calendar. It may sound silly, but actually scheduling it in may help you pause and take the time and ensure nothing gets scheduled over it.
  3. Opt for quick masks. Some products can provide plenty of nourishment in seconds to a couple of minutes. Keep these in your arsenal at all times.
  4. Pick multitasking products. Formulas that do more than one thing make it easier to cut down on the time it takes to care for your hair.

Apply our invisible hair mask while you're exercising at the gym or while you're swimming, cooking, or whatever you prefer. It's the perfect mask for restless people!

In three minutes, this Quick Fix hair mask moisturises, detangles, and hydrates, bring back softness in no time.

Need a spray-and-go formula? Grab a bottle of OI leave-in milky treatment that detangles, softens, and protects.

Hair treatment in a Davines Salon

Special In-Salon Treatments

There is no better place to receive a customised treatment than a salon. If you’re unsure of the best mask for your hair type, our experts can provide a helpful consultation and recommend products that’ll help you achieve your best hair yet.

It’s always a great idea to visit your stylist to maintain the health of your hair through trims and treatments and to get the exact colour you want. Professionals can create custom solutions and routines for hair that’s damaged, bleached, or excessively frizzy, too.

You deserve to pamper yourself and your hair. Professional guidance and a little assistance from masks can boost your confidence and help you embrace the unique intricacies of your hair.

Hair Mask Leave-In Time

We live such fast-paced lives these days and masks are one way in which we can slow down an take a moment to care for ourselves (and our hair). Embrace the process of slowing down and doing something for you. Doing so will lead to a little more calm and even healthier hair. 

While hair masks vary, a good portion of them takes 10 to 15 minutes to work, but not all. This is another great reason why it’s best to read the instructions. Hair types will influence the best course of action, too. See what your hair does best with and adjust based on what feels best to you.

Hair Masks FAQs

  • How to apply a hair mask? Typically, it’s best to apply it to damp, towel-dried hair along the lengths and ends. Leave it on for five to 15 minutes, then rinse. But always check the container for instructions as the how-to varies by mask. 
  • Can I use a hair mask every day/every time I wash my hair? It’s better to treat masks as a treatment rather than a daily routine. Shampoo and conditioner are fine to use more frequently, whereas a hair mask should be used once a week if hair is especially damaged. Once every other week or every month is enough for healthy hair. In case of doubts, always check the instructions on the mask container or ask an advice your hairdresser.
  • Can a hair mask be put on dry hair? Can a hair mask be used before shampooing? Some masks serve as a pre-shampoo treatment and can be applied to dry hair, such as The Restless Circle. Always check the container for what’s best.
  • Can a hair mask be used as a deep conditioner? If your hair has a lot of damage or needs extra nourishment, masks can be used as a stronger conditioner.

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