Your skin isn’t the only part of you that needs some TLC, your hair deserves some pampering too. Your hair is constantly exposed to dirt and grime–just like your face–and sometimes it requires a little boost when your regular shampoo and conditioner routine just isn’t enough.
Enter hair masks. They are just what you need to elevate your hair game, giving you the silky smooth and shiny mane that you deserve. Packed with nourishing ingredients, hair masks repair, strengthen and replenish hair with nutrients gradually lost over time to address a wide range of hair concerns from breakage to lacklustre locks.
After shampooing, work a generous dollop through the lengths, ensuring the product is evenly distributed. Make sure to avoid the scalp as it might cause it to get greasy due to the rich texture. Leave the hair mask on for at least five minutes so your tresses can soak up the goodness. For an intensive treatment, put a shower cap on after you’ve applied the hair mask and leave it on for a longer period of time. This allows the active ingredients to really sink into the hair shaft rather than just coating hair’s surface. We’ve rounded up 13 of the best hair masks under $25 that will leave your hair softer and smoother.
Text: Joyce Cheo, additional text: Chelsea Joseph