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Chances are you’re using the proper shampoo. And you’re probably doing just fine on the conditioner front. Hairspray? You’ve got your go-to. But when it comes to other hair necessities, are you using the right product for your specific hair type? Especially when it comes to something as important as a hair mask, you want to make sure you’ve armed yourself with the correct formula. To help ensure you’re using the right mask for your locks, here are the five best hair masks according to hair type.
Nuance Salma Hayek Blue Agave Curls & Waves Hair Mask ($10, cvs.com)
For anyone with curls or waves, working with your hair’s texture is key. This blue agave mask contains nourishing ingredients such as meadowfoam oil and shea butter to tame curls but maintains a lightweight formula to keep texture defined and not weighed down.
Ouai Haircare Treatment Masque ($32, sephora.com)
Straight from the mane tamer of the Kardashians, Jen Atkin, Ouai Haircare is serving up a single-use treatment designed to deliver results after just one use. The masque is ideal for anyone with heat-damaged hair, as the treatment is formulated with Artichoke Leaf Extract to protect hair against oxidative degradation and split ends.
L’Oreal Paris EverPure Repair Remedy Mask ($9, ulta.com)
This bargain mask is designed for those with color-treated hair. The remedy mask is sulfate-free and infused with a UV filter to protect each individual strand from damage caused by coloring. It’s also antioxidant rich to help strengthen hair with each use.
Suave Professionals Coconut Milk Mask ($5, target.com)
Anyone with super thick, dry hair will benefit from this coconut milk-infused concoction. The product even boasts 10x more moisture delivered to strands versus a non-conditioning shampoo.
StriVectin Hair Deep Repair Mask ($39, sephora.com)
Anyone with fine or thinning hair should reach for this formula, which contains a patented NIA-114 and Fibramend Ceramide Complex. These unique ingredients claim to aid in natural cell cohesion in the hair and cuticle thus promoting healthier, more nourished (and shinier!) hair.
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