Hair masks are a similar concept to face masks in that they add an extra boost of hydration. It’s recommended redheads use once or twice a week together with your regular hair care routine. While conditioners are designed for your hair specifically, hair masks can aid your scalp with any dryness and promote hair growth. It’s also suggested to use treatments prior to shampooing because it will prevent the stripping of nutrients that might occur during shampooing. These ‘Redhead Friendly’ approved products will give your red hair that extra boost until your next hair appointment:
Andalou Naturals’ Exotic Marula Oil Hair Mask mixes the benefits of fruit stem cells with BioActive Berry Complex and cocoa butter in order to return shine and bounce to your red hair. This product markets itself as most beneficial to those with thicker and curlier red locks as a way to assist with returning definition to your hair. Reviews praise this product for leaving their hair silky and manageable while adding volume back to their hair.
This Burt’s Bees pre-shampoo treatment is an avocado oil-based product that utilizes avocado oil mixed with olive oil and oat protein in order to strengthen your hair. It can be used for a wider range of red hair types. Some buyers recommend a period of trial and error of how long the product should be left before rinsing in order to achieve the desired effect.
The Minibling Pocket Hair Pack is designed for those of us who have long red hair. This TonyMoly product comes packaged in a pouch with a mask designed to fit over your ponytail. The idea behind the ponytail pouch is to target the ends of your hair to reduce split ends by focusing on the hair furthest from your scalp.
Neutrogena’s Triple Moisture Deep Recovery Hair Mask can be used to combat pool hair or to help lock in moisture that your hair might be missing out on naturally. This is a once a week use product that markets itself as working in three-fold to maximize moisture saturation and retention of your hair.
For those of you who are fans of overnight face masks, this Aveeno hair mask might be the one for you. With a base of oatmeal and almond milk mix is applied before bed and rinsed out the morning after to wash off any excess product. Users who left reviews of the product mention that they didn’t see any residue or staining on their pillows when they used this hair mask.
This product is perfect for those days your hair needs an extra boost before a video meeting. Love Beauty and Planet’s 2 Minute Magic Masque uses Murumuru oil from the Amazonian nut which provides benefits similar to coconut oil to provide and lock in moisture in a flash. Apply this root to ends before a quick rinse, dry and style for refreshed and quenched hair.
Remember: Scan the ingredients list for anything you know might bother your skin or scalp. Always do a patch test before adding any of these products to your red hair regimen.
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