Four of the best - hair masks
Published 04/08/2010 | 14:36
Dry, damaged or just plain unruly - the summer sun, sea and sand can really play havoc with our crowning glory. So, this week Independent woman have been applying hair masks by the bucket in the hope of finding the best restoring treatments money can by - hold onto those locks here's our favourites.
Best for split ends Yes To Carrots Hair and Scalp Moisturising Mud Mask
With an ingredient list that reads like the who's who of organic hair care, your split ends are in good hands with the Yes To carrots Hair and Scalp Moisturising Mud Mask.Extracts of organic carrot, organic pumpkin & organic orange make up most of the mask which is rich with Beta-Carotene, Alpha-Carotene and Vitamin E all of which results in a mask that magically moisturises, softens, de-tangles and adds shine and volume.
Available from selected pharmacies nationwide, priced at €10.95 for 250ml
Best for rebellious hair - Kerastase Oleo-Relax for dry rebellious hair
Manic manes in need of moisture management need look no further than Oleo-Relax by Kerastase for dry rebellious hair. The added ingredients of shorea and palm oils restore suppleness while silicone provides long-lasting anti-frizz protection. Sleek, healthy and manageable hair in ten minutes or less!
Available from selected salons, priced at €35.30 for 200ml
Best for coloured hair - Shu Uemura Full Shimmer Illuminating Treatment
Dull hair in need of some shimmer may find what's needed in Shu Uemura's Full Shimmer Illuminating Treatment. Designed with colured hair in mind the treatment adds vibrancy and shine to hair as well as intensely conditioning hair fibres for a bouffant with more bounce and some serious shine . As well as looking good, the mask is laced with musk rose oil which means you tresses won't smell half bad either.
Available from selected salons, priced at €50 for 200ml
Best for dry hair - Fekkai's Hair Mask
Restorative,intensive and oh so hydrating , some say it's the combination of shea butter and apricot that makes Fekkai's hair mask so nourishing but we say ignore the small print and sign up anyway. The super thick formula takes dry and fragile hair transforming it into a magnificently conditioned mane in the small matter of thirty minutes. Perfect for restoring moisture and leaving hair so much easier to manage.
Available from Brown Thomas, priced at €25 for 147ml