For dehydrated hair, here are some of the best hair mask remedies on the market.
Best hair mask for dry hair
Shu Uemura Art of Hair Urban Moisture Masque
£49 for 200ml – Buy now
A gorgeously rich and intense conditioning mask that transforms dry hair into healthy, radiant locks. With extracts of the drought-resistant Moringa tree and red micro-algae, this product intensely hydrates deep within hair strands while providing vitamins, minerals and amino acids to stimulate cell regeneration. The end result: tamed, detangled and shiny hair that looks and feels healthy from root to tip.
Best high-end hair mask for dry hair
Oribe Moisture & Control Deep Treatment Mask
£56 for 250ml – Buy now
Even the driest hair will be transformed with this intensely hydrating mask. Formulated with mango butter, coconut oil, murumuru and illipe butters, it packs the hair full of moisture, while sweet almond oil and almond protein create a protein shield to block out humidity, leaving your hair nourished and shiny. It is also vegan and cruelty free.
Best budget hair mask for dry hair
L'Oreal Elvive Extraordinary Oil Very Dry Hair Mask
£6.00 for 300ml – Buy now
This regular-use product does exactly what it says on the container, using oil extracts to add moisture to parched strands. Designed to be left in the hair for 2-3 minutes, the soft balm rinses off easily, leaving you with shiny, nourished and more manageable hair.
Best hair mask for travelling
Redken All Soft Mega Recovery Tissue Mask Cap
£103.40 for box of 10 – Buy now
Inspired by facial sheet masks, this single-use mask is incredibly simple to use and ideal for travelling. After washing your hair, wrap the cap around your head, leaving it for 10 minutes to allow your hair to soak in the nutrients, before rinsing out. Blending extracts of cactus, aloe vera and sacha inchi, the sheet delivers long-lasting hydration to nourish and strengthen dry, brittle strands.
Best hair mask for dry colour-treated hair
Pureology Hydrate Superfood Deep Treatment Mask
£29.50 for 200ml – Buy now
One of the key benefits of Pureology products is their signature anti-fade complex designed to protect coloured hair, and this mask is no exception. The 100% vegan superfood formula contains avocado and coconut oils to enrich the hair and boost colour vibrancy and shine, leaving you with enviably silky hair.
Best hair mask for scalp health
Aveda Dry Remedy Moisturizing Masque
£32 for 150ml – Buy now
A fantastic all-rounder for both colour-treated and natural hair, this intensive masque draws upon a patented deep-moisture complex featuring organic buriti oil to deliver intense hydration and seal it in. Another key ingredient is pomegranate oil, which helps to stimulate scalp circulation and can reduce dandruff. Cruelty free and vegan, this standout mask is sure to leave your hair feeling soft and supple, with vibrant shine, and your scalp healthy.
Best hair mask for fine hair
Shu Uemura Muroto Volume Pure Lightness Treatment Mask
£49.00 for 200ml – Buy now
Mosturising treatments can sometimes cause fine hair to go flat and limp, but Shu Uemura has specifically formaulated a mask with the lightness of a conditioner and the nourishment of a deep conditioning treatment, enabling those with finer strands to retain volume and bounce. The formula also aims to rebalance natural hair oils, which stops fine hair from falling flat. Safe on colour-treated hair, the mask's ingredients includes deep-sea water, which is rich in nutrients and minerals that help keep hair hydrated and weightless.
Best natural hair mask for dry hair
Noughty's To The Rescue: Intense Moisture Hair Treatment
£8.99 for 300ml – Buy now
A 97% natural, super-quenching treatment for thirsty hair, Noughty's mask is packed with plant oils, lecithin and argan oil, as well as meadowfoam oil, which helps to trap moisture in the hair shaft. It also uses sweet almond and black oat extract to improve hair structure, boosting shine and making it easier to comb.