Our hair goes through so much on a daily basis, from heat styling, chemical treatments to sun exposure. And it does need some extra care from time to time beyond regular washing and conditioning.
Before you consider visiting a hair salon, consider these – the best at-home hair masks – that do everything from repairing damage, smoothing out frizzes, to revitalising dull hair, all for a fraction of the cost of a professional treatment!
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- OGX Extra Strength Argan Oil Of Morocco Hair Mask
- Briogeo Don't Despair, Repair!™ Deep Conditioning Mask
- Sephora Collection Hair Sleeping Mask
- VERB Hydrating Mask
- Innisfree Camellia Essential Hair Treatment
- OLAPLEX No.3 Hair Perfector Treatment
- Tsubaki Premium Hair Mask
- SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Deep Treatment Masque
- Carol's Daughter Almond Milk Ultra-Nourishing Mask
- OUAI Fine To Medium Hair Treatment Masque
- IGK ANTISOCIAL Overnight Bond-Building Dry Hair Mask
- Christophe Robin Hydrating Melting Mask With Aloe Vera
- Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Night Cap Overnight Perfector
- Kiehl's Olive Fruit Oil Deeply Repairative Hair Pak
- Like A Virgin Super Nourishing Coconut & Fig Hair Masque And Tangle Tamer Set
- Hask Keratin Protein Smoothing Deep Conditioner (No longer available)
- TRESemme Keratin Smooth Mask
- Kerastase Nourishing Mask for Dry Hair
- The Body Shop Shea Butter Richly Replenishing Hair Mask
- Sisley Regenerating Hair Care Mask with Botanical Oils
- Aesop Rose Hair & Scalp Moisturising Masque
OGX Extra Strength Argan Oil Of Morocco Hair Mask
This best-selling hair mask is widely popular for a reason. It contains, argan oil, one of the most moisturising and nourishing hair ingredients out there, and silk proteins to repair even the most severely dry and damaged hair strands.
Yet all of these amazing benefits come with a surprisingly affordable price tag, so you can pamper your hair without burning a hole in your wallet!
Shop OGX Extra Strength Argan Oil Of Morocco Hair Mask for S$14.14 on Amazon.
Briogeo Don’t Despair, Repair!™ Deep Conditioning Mask
For those with damaged, chemically treated hair, the Briogeo Don’t Despair, Repair!™ Deep Conditioning Mask will be your holy grail!
This cult-favourite powerful formula contains b-vitamins, rosehip oil, argan oil, collagen and algae extracts to deeply repair and hydrate your hair. The rosehip and argan oils leave your hair silky smooth while algae extracts provide the essential nutrients to nourish your hair from within. No wonder this is considered one of the best hair masks on the market.
Shop this hair mask for S$58 on Sephora.
Sephora Collection Hair Sleeping Mask Cutest design!
For very dry and damaged hair, sometimes 15-30 minutes isn’t long enough for the mask to work its magic. This sleeping mask from Sephora Collection will allow you to leave the mask on overnight to fully penetrate into your hair.
Each pack contains two parts: a cream treatment and a nightcap to prevent the cream from staining your pillow.
Shop this hair mask for S$7 on Sephora. This product is temporarily unavailable, but you can try Sephora Collection’s other hair sleeping masks (coconut, mango, grapefruit) here.
VERB Hydrating Mask
Thick, heavy hair masks weighing your thin hair down? VERB Hydrating Mask is the product for you!
With an intensive yet lightweight formula, this conditioning treatment contains glycerin and babassu oil to control frizz and add shine to colour-treated hair.
Shop this hydrating hair mask for S$27.30 on REVOLVE.
Innisfree Camellia Essential Hair Treatment Affordable!
Innisfree is known for incorporating the best natural ingredients Jeju has to offer in their products, and with this hair treatment mask, it’s the nourishing Camellia oil. The product also contains vegetable proteins to restore strength and elasticity to your hair for that healthy shine.
Shop Innisfree Camellia Essential Hair Treatment for S$16 on Lazada.
OLAPLEX No.3 Hair Perfector Treatment
This hair treatment is highly recommended by professional hairdressers and is widely used in hair salons, so you can be sure of its quality. The secret to its effectiveness is a breakthrough technology in the bond building, which repairs all types of damaged hair from within.
And if the pros recommend this as the best hair mask, you can be sure it is!
Shop OLAPLEX No.3 Hair Perfector Treatment for S$46 (100ml) or S$89 (250ml) on Sephora.
Tsubaki Premium Hair Mask
In a rush but still desire the deep conditioning benefits of a hair mask? The Tsubaki Premium Hair Mask is the best one for you. Formulated with Camellia Oil and Royal Jelly, this hair mask instantly penetrates the hair upon application and locks in the nutrients for immediate results. There is no waiting time, unlike traditional hair masks.
Shop Tsubaki Premium Hair Mask for S$19.90 on Watsons.
SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Deep Treatment Masque
Moisturising your hair is important, but it’s equally important to lock in that moisture to keep your hair healthy all day. The SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Deep Treatment Masque is formulated with Certified Organic Raw Shea Butter, one of the best occlusive ingredients, to help prevent moisture and water loss. It also contains argan oil to promote healthy hair growth.
Shop this hair mask for S$17.16 on iHerb.
Carol’s Daughter Almond Milk Ultra-Nourishing Mask
Frequent hair colouring and perming leaving your hair severely damaged? Carol’s Daughter Almond Milk Ultra-Nourishing Mask will be your hair’s saviour! Containing Almond Milk, Aloe Butter and Shea Oil, this intensely moisturising hair mask will reverse damage from the inside, leaving your hair soft and healthy like never before.
Shop this hair mask for S$19.78 on Amazon.
OUAI Fine To Medium Hair Treatment Masque
OUAI products are designed for busy modern men and women, and their Fine To Medium Hair Treatment Masque is no exception. It only takes five minutes for this intensely moisturising treatment to take effect, and you will have softer and smoother hair only after one treatment. No wonder those who have tried this product attest to it as one of the best hair masks they have used.
This versatile mask can be used on dry or wet hair, and can be slept in overnight for maximum effect.
Shop this hair mask for S$57 on Sephora.
IGK ANTISOCIAL Overnight Bond-Building Dry Hair Mask Most convenient!
Overnight masks can sometimes stain your pillow, even with the protective cap. That’s why this dry hair mask from IGK is such an ideal solution for those who don’t want to deal with the mess. Simply spray it all over your dry hair before going to bed, and wake up to silky smooth, frizz-free hair!
Shop IGK ANTISOCIAL Overnight Bond-Building Dry Hair Mask for S$52 on Sephora.
Christophe Robin Hydrating Melting Mask With Aloe Vera Great deal!
Those who prefer products with natural ingredients will be glad to know that this Hydrating Melting Mask from Christophe Robin is made of 98% natural-origin ingredients, including aloe vera and flaxseed oil.
True to its name, the lightweight texture immediately melts into your hair for instantly softening and smoothening effects.
Shop this hair mask for S$50 on Sephora, or S$36.50 instead of S$52 on Lookfantastic!
Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Night Cap Overnight Perfector
This overnight hair mask contains amino acids to deeply repair hair damage and time-released conditioners to provide your hair with long-lasting colour protection.
It is easy to use, leaves no mess and gives instant results that last up to five shampoos, what’s not to love?
Shop this hair mask for S$42 on Sephora.
Kiehl’s Olive Fruit Oil Deeply Repairative Hair Pak
This hair mask from Kiehl’s combines innovative familiar ingredients of home recipes and innovative science in a unique powerful formula that can repair even the most damaged hair. Best for dry and damaged, under-nourished hair, it contains Avocado Oil, Lemon Extract, and Olive Fruit Oil to moisturise your locks deeply!
If you have severely damaged hair, use this hair mask in place of your regular conditioner.
Shop this hair mask for S$55 at all Kiehl’s.
Like A Virgin Super Nourishing Coconut & Fig Hair Masque And Tangle Tamer Set
This hair mask is supercharged with some of the most nourishing ingredients out there: raw virgin coconut oil, shea butter, argan oil, fig fruit extract and linseed extract. It comes with a tangle tamer to brush the product evenly through your hair.
For the ultimate intense treatment, use the mask overnight, and you’ll wake up to smooth and manageable locks.
Shop this hair mask for S$64 on Sephora.
Hask Keratin Protein Smoothing Deep Conditioner (No longer available)
Haircare doesn’t stop even when we’re travelling. This hair treatment from Hask comes in individual packages that are perfect for throwing in your suitcases and bringing to your destination.
The keratin in the formula smoothes out frizzy hair and prevents future breakage, perfect for weak, brittle and overly processed hair. One of the best hair conditioners in the market? Definitely!
Hask Keratin Protein Smoothing Deep Conditioner retails for S$4.90 at Guardian, Watsons and Lazada.
TRESemme Keratin Smooth Mask
TRESemme is one of the most well-loved brands by professional hairstylists and is known for both its styling and hair care products.
This hair mask is formulated with two of the most sought-after ingredients in hair care: Argan Oil and Keratin. Within just one wash, you’ll be able to achieve five smoothing benefits: anti-frizz, detangles, shine, smooth, and taming fly-aways.
Pro tip: Add hair serum into your mask for an even more intensive treatment.
Shop this hair mask for S$14.90 at Guardian.
Kerastase Nourishing Mask for Dry Hair
Perfect for those with dry hair that feels rough to touch, this salon-grade hair mask nourishes hair fibres and even protects them against oxidisation.
Use this regularly and you’ll find that your hair becomes softer, lighter to touch, and less tangled than before. This is definitely one of the best hair masks to invest in.
Shop Kerastase Nourishing Mask for Dry Hair for S$76 on Lazada.
The Body Shop Shea Butter Richly Replenishing Hair Mask Excellent reviews!
You already know shea butter is great for your skin – it’s probably not surprising that this highly hydrating ingredient works well to nourish your tresses.
With a 4.7-star rating, this hair mask is one of the most sought-after hair masks out there. Great for those with damaged hair, this mask leaves your tresses looking less frizzy and healthier. It even promises to reduce hair breakage!
Shop The Body Shop Shea Butter Richly Replenishing Hair Mask at Body Shop outlets, or for S$31 on Lazada.
Sisley Regenerating Hair Care Mask with Botanical Oils
Probably the most luxurious hair mask you’re going to find, this product is enriched with four botanical oils: shea, macadamia, camellia, and hazelnut oils to nourish hair fibres.
It has a light and creamy texture, as well as a fresh scent, to offer an overall sensorial experience for your senses, other than pampering your hair.
Shop this hair mask for S$101.14 on Amazon.
Aesop Rose Hair & Scalp Moisturising Masque Botanical formula!
Aesop is one of the most well-loved brands not only because its products look gorgeous sitting on your bathroom’s vanity, but also because it offers amazing botanical formulas that work.
It’s no different for their hair mask, which is enriched with rose petal, grapefruit seed, and lavender extract. It works well on all hair types, but those with dry, coloured, or treated hair are going to love it the most.
Shop this hair mask for S$46.50 on Lookfantastic.
Want more recommendations for the best hair treatments? Check out the list of winners for the Daily Vanity Beauty Awards 2022!