As much as we love dinner dates, family parties, and nights out with friends, nothing is better than kicking back and relaxing with an indulgent hair mask pampering our mane. With so many formulas, it can be difficult to figure out which is best for you—but that’s why we’re here!
Whether you’re a blonde who's just gone through a bleach session, a curly girl dealing with dryness, or working with untameable frizz, rest assured there’s a tailored option for everyone. Here, we’re breaking down 35 of the best hair masks from the L’Oreal portfolio of products—because why wait for #SelfCareSunday to treat yourself?
Our Best Hair Masks for Damaged Hair
Redken Acidic Bonding Concentrate 5-Min Liquid Mask
If you’ve got five minutes to spare, you may want to keep Redken’s Acidic Bonding Concentrate 5-Min Liquid Mask on your radar. The latest addition to the Acidic Bonding Concentrate range, this bonding mask replaces your conditioner so that you don’t need to tack an extra step onto your hair care routine. Its unique liquid consistency gives quick, even distribution through all hair types, melting into strands to help repair damage, deeply hydrate, smooth, and detangle hair.
Redken Extreme Strengthening Mega Hair Mask
Extreme damage calls for extreme formulas, like Redken’s Extreme Mega Mask. This strengthening hair mask contains Redken's Strength Complex with protein and lactic acid to help restore strength, balance pH levels, and add smoothness.
Biolage Professional Strength Recovery Deep Treatment Pack
Biolage Professional Strength Recovery Deep Treatment Pack is infused with 100 percent active vegan squalane, a natural emollient that protects and repairs hair. When using it with the full Strength Recovery system, you’ll experience hair that is three times stronger after just one use!
Kérastase Resistance Masque Extentioniste Hair Mask
Remember that one time you had an epiphany that cutting off all of your hair would be the best decision ever, but then a couple of weeks later, you were Googling every DIY remedy to grow longer locks? Don’t worry—it’s happened to the best of us.
If you need a mask to help you achieve hair strength (and length), a quarter-sized amount of Kérastase Resistance Masque Extentioniste Hair Mask might do the trick. This length-strengthening formula detangles, and seals split ends to support slow-growing damaged lengths.
Kérastase Resistance Masque Force Architecte Hair Mask
Another great mask on the long list of spectacular Kérastase products is the Resistance Masque Force Architecte. If brittle, split ends are the bane of your mane’s existence, then fear no more. This reconstructing hair mask for damaged and over-processed hair can help rid you of any hair worries.
L’Oréal Professionnel Absolut Repair Instant Resurfacing Masque
Our editors are obsessed with L’Oréal Professionnel Absolut Repair Instant Resurfacing Masque for a reason—this buttery repairing formula deeply nourishes weakened hair, immediately leaving you with shinier, softer strands. After all, with ingredients like gold quinoa and protein, how could you go wrong?
Shu Uemura Art Of Hair Ultimate Reset Hair Mask
If you want to hit the reset button on damaged hair, add Shu Uemura Art Of Hair’s Ultimate Reset Hair Mask to your shopping cart. This formula repairs and restores very damaged hair that has undergone frequent bleaching, coloring, and heat styling.
Our Best Hair Masks for Color-Treated Hair
L’Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Metal Detox Mask
Many of us may be surprised to discover that hard water can wreak havoc on color-treated hair, shifting its shade. Never again with L’Oréal Professionnel’s Serie Expert Metal Detox Mask. A patented molecule called Glicoamine in the formula is small enough to penetrate the hair fiber and neutralize metals, maintaining color vibrancy and nourishing hair.
Kérastase Chroma Absolu Chroma Filler Hair Mask
If you want to achieve a reflective, mirror-like shine long after you’ve left the salon, treat your color-treated mane to a hair mask formula like Kérastase Chroma Filler Hair Mask. This multi-protecting mask protects and prolongs hair color and illuminates locks.
Biolage Professional Color Last Deep Treatment Pack
Biolage’s multi-use Color Last Deep Treatment Pack maintains and restores color-treated hair for shiny, vibrant results. Plus, you’ll love this travel-friendly, resealable packaging for storing the product until the next time you use it.
Matrix So Silver Triple Power Toning Hair Mask
Salon blondes—there’s no reason not to add Matrix So Silver Triple Power Toning Hair Mask to your shopping cart! This triple-threat formula works as a deep conditioning treatment, helps neutralize warmth in blonde hair, and enhances silver tones in gray and platinum hair.
Matrix Brass Off Custom Neutralization Hair Mask
Calling all lightened brunettes or dark blondes: Matrix’s Brass Off Custom Neutralization Hair Mask is the mask for you. Highly pigmented blue-violet pigments effectively reduce brassy, orange undertones to help maintain your lightened hair.
Matrix Dark Envy Red Neutralization Toning Hair Mask
Think again if you thought toning formulas couldn’t benefit jet black or dark brunette hair. Whether your deep locks are virgin or colored, blue-green direct dyes in Matrix’s Dark Envy Red Neutralization Toning Hair Mask help counteract red undertones for a cool, glossy finish.
Pureology Hydrate Superfood Treatment Mask
Just like drinking a tall glass of water when you're thirsty, it’s important to treat your color-treated mane with the same level of care. That’s why we love Pureology’s Hydrate Superfood Treatment. This hydrating hair mask uses essential nutrients such as avocado and coconut oils to nourish and moisturize dry, color-treated hair. As a bonus, the product is formulated with the brand’s exclusive AntiFade Complex, a mix of antioxidants and UVA and UVB sunscreens to protect color vibrancy.
Shu Uemura Art Of Hair Color Lustre Hair Mask
If you’re looking to splurge on something luxurious, opt for Shu Uemura Art Of Hair Color Lustre Hair Mask. Infused with musk rose oil, this formula instantly restores the hair’s protective layer to preserve hair color and deeply nourish and condition the hair fiber.
L’Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Vitamino Color Mask
Pureology Strength Cure Superfood Treatment
If you’ve put your strands through the wringer trying to achieve your dream shade, you’ll love Pureology’s Strength Cure Superfood Treatment. Formulated with goji berry extract, olive oil, and the brand’s exclusive AntiFade Complex, this hair mask strengthens and smooths split ends to prevent further damage.
Kérastase Blond Absolu Masque Cicaextreme Hair Mask
Bleach is a necessary evil to achieve the brightest shades of blonde. Kérastase Blonde Absolu Masque Cicaextreme Hair Mask is an intense conditioning post-bleaching hair mask for sensitized lightened or highlighted hair.
Our Best Hair Masks for Dry Hair
Matrix Food For Soft Rich Hydrating Treatment Mask
Matrix Food For Soft Rich Hydrating Treatment Mask is infused with avocado oil and hyaluronic acid (a skincare favorite) to replenish hydration in even the driest and most porous hair. Plus, it’s ideal for every wash day. Peep our Food For Soft review to learn more.
Biolage Professional Hydra Source Deep Treatment Pack
If your strands are craving moisture, make room in your bathroom cabinet for Biolage Hydra Source Deep Treatment Pack. Packed with aloe and spirulina, this multi-use mask creates more manageable, hydrated, and softer-feeling hair. If you doubt this formula is for you, check out why our editor swears by it.
Shu Uemura Art Of Hair Urban Moisture Hair Mask
Looking to treat your dry hair to a luxurious hair mask? Boasting rare ingredients like moringa oil extract, Shu Uemura Art Of Hair’s Urban Moisture Hair Mask purifies and protects against future dryness and gives hair an intense dose of hydration.
Our Best Hair Masks for Frizzy Hair
L’Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Liss Unlimited Mask
Consider L’Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Liss Unlimited Mask as a humidity blocker in a jar. This luscious smoothing hair mask nourishes, smooths, and protects your hair fibers against humidity to help you regain control of your hair.
Redken All Soft Heavy Cream Mask
For those with frizzy, dry hair, Redken’s All Soft Heavy Cream Mask is a must-have for your shower routine. This deep conditioning mask features the brand’s Moisture Complex formulated with argan oil to intensely soften brittle hair and manage frizz.
Kérastase Discipline Maskeratine Hair Mask
Frizz can seem impossible to tame, but no need to despair—that’s where Kérastase’s Discipline Maskeratine Hair Mask comes in! This hair-smoothing moisturizing mask controls frizzy hair and smooths flyaways while protecting against heat damage (a major culprit of future frizz).
Redken Frizz Dismiss Mask Intense Smoothing Treatment
Whether your frizz results from the aforementioned humidity or excessive heat styling, Redken’s Frizz Dismiss Mask Intense Smoothing Treatment can help. Featuring Redken's Smoothing Complex with babassu oil for enhanced manageability and frizz control, this hair mask for all hair types moisturizes, softens, and hydrates unruly hair.
Biolage Professional Smooth Proof Deep Treatment Pack
This multi-use hair Smooth Proof Deep Treatment Pack from Biolage is a lifesaver for taming frizz, split ends, and flyaways for an overall sleek finish that all your friends will envy.
Our Best Hair Masks for Curly Hair
L’Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Curl Expression Intensive Moisturizer Mask
Textured hair needs some extra TLC, so you’ll want to load up on the best of the best. L’Oréal Professionnel’s Serie Expert Curl Expression Intensive Moisturizer Mask contains powerhouse ingredients like glycerin, urea H, and hibiscus seed to detangle curls and coils and supercharge them with hydration and strength.
Matrix A Curl Can Dream Rich Mask
Mizani True Textures Moroccan Clay Steam Mask
The next time you’re looking to rejuvenate your curls with an at-home spa day, give Mizani’s True Textures Moroccan Clay Steam Mask a try. Formulated with Moroccan lava clay, this hair mask hydrates, detangles, defines, and adds bounce to natural hair texture, from waves to tight coils.
Mizani Moisture Fusion Intense Moisture Mask
Give your ringlets some much-needed moisture with Mizani’s Moisture Fusion Intense Moisture Mask. Infused with hydrating ingredients like cupuaçu butter, argan oil, and honey, this hair mask revives and nourishes curls and coils.
Our Best Hair Masks for Fine Hair
Kérastase Nutritive Masquintense Hair Mask
Dealing with strands that are on the finer side? Your mane calls for lightweight moisture that won’t weigh your hair down. We recommend Kérastase Nutritive Masquintense Hair Mask. This formula nourishes dry and sensitized fine hair.
Kérastase Densifique Masque Densité Hair Mask
Kérastase’s Densifique Masque Densité Hair Mask is a thickening formula made with hyaluronic acid that creates thicker-looking and feeling strands while detangling, smoothing, and adding shine.
Our Best Hair Mask for Thick Hair
Kérastase Nutritive Masquintense Riche Hair Mask
Thick hair needs a bit more TLC to stay manageable compared to other hair types. That’s why we recommend a hair mask specifically formulated for plentiful locks like Kérastase Nutritive Masquintense Riche Hair Mask. This nourishing hair treatment helps make medium-to-thick hair easier to comb through and detangle.
Biolage Professional Ultra Hydra Source Deep Treatment Pack
Biolage broke out the big guns when they added the Ultra Hydra Source Deep Treatment Pack to their range of products. Formulated with the brand’s highest levels of natural emollients and glycerin, this deep treatment pack for very dry hair intensely conditions, restores manageability, and provides weightless nourishment. Find out everything you need to know in our Ultra Hydra Source review.
Our Best Hair Mask for All Hair Types
Matrix Miracle Creator Multi-Tasking Hair Mask
While it’s great to have an arsenal of products that specifically target your hair type and concerns, why not invest in a hair mask that tackles them all? From the L’Oreal portfolio, we recommend the Matrix Miracle Creator Multi-Tasking Hair Mask. This formula intensely nourishes, revitalizes, and strengthens hair in just 60 seconds. What’s not to love?