So we gave this product a little shout out in last week’s blog about how to tame frizzy hair and it got us thinking that we hadn’t used it in a while. So we revisited the Moroccanoil Restorative Hair Mask and we’ve been reminded about why it’s actually the best hair mask - especially for those with damaged hair.
Now that winter’s here, you might find that your hair is a little drier than usual. Environmental changes can do that to your hair - and of course, so does heat styling. If you’re a heat styling addict like us or if you’ve stepped it up on the hair appliances to maintain your hair in the windy weather, you’ll probably find that your mid-lengths and ends are damaged and weakened. This applies also to those who colour their hair regularly.
So if you’re getting extra knots, excessive split ends and it’s just not nice to touch, it’s time to add this handy little treatment mask to your routine. We’ve always talking about how important it is to include a dedicated hydrating hair treatment to your routine so keep reading to learn about why this one is so special.
The best hair mask: Moroccanoil's Restorative Hair Mask
What makes it the best hair mask?
Well, we’re glad you asked. We’ve always loved Moroccanoil - you’re probably most familiar with their Original Treatment - because it’s hair care that actually works. As in you can see some real results as you use it. The same goes for the Restorative Hair Mask we’ve fallen back in love with.
This deep conditioning hair treatment is pumped full of reparative proteins. If you’ve noticed a lot of protein shampoos and hair care lately, it’s because our hair - like our bodies - need protein to stay healthy. The mask and the protein feeds your hair much-needed nutrients to help reconstruct your hair from within. In the long term, this not only helps repair hair but also improves overall strength and elasticity of your hair as well. It kind of works like a pre-treatment to prevent heat damage down the line too.
The ingredient lineup also includes other fatty goodness like argan oil and shea butter which both help keep your locks silky smooth and just keep your hair feeling nice. So add that in with the super restorative protein then you’ve got yourself the best hair mask to repair weak and damaged hair.
What hair types can use the Moroccanoil Restorative Hair Mask?
So this restorative mask is best for weakened or damaged hair. So if you get your hair coloured and heat style on the regular - we’re guilty - then this is definitely for you. Both chemical treatment and excessive heat can break the bonds in your hair so the protein-rich nature of this can help repair this.
Curly hair gals can also benefit from this mask because of the protein aspect. Natural curls can often result in a broken hair cuticle, which can cause dry hair. So a hair treatment like this can help smooth the cuticle and bring the curls back to life. Maybe we should call it the best hair mask for curly hair too!
And while there are no miracle products that will suddenly grow your hair, a big part of hair growth is ensuring that your hair is strong and healthy enough to last the distance between salon visits - and even extend that time in between so it can keep growing. So if you're looking to let your locks grow, a deeply nourishing hair mask like this one is a really great addition to help strengthen weak hair that often breaks and hinders hair growth.
If you have dry and fine hair and intensive hydrating is what you're after, the Moroccanoil Weightless Hydrating Mask is another great option that won’t weigh your hair down.
How do I use this hair mask?
So because this mask is so nutrient-rich, you only need to use it once a week.
- Shampoo your hair as per normal.
- Towel dry and run a wide-toothed shower comb through it.
- Then apply a generous amount of the Restorative Hair Mask through your hair and let it absorb for 5-7 minutes.
- Rinse thoroughly.
- Use a good conditioner to seal in all the reparative work the mask has done.
Tip: If your hair is thick and coarse, add 1 teaspoon of the Moroccanoil Original or Light Treatment for added shine and elasticity.
So now that you know why we love it so much, you should probably give the Moroccanoil Restorative Hair Mask a go yourself. Then you’ll find out why we’re calling it the best hair mask for damaged hair. If you haven’t added a deep conditioner treatment to your hair before, this one’s a good place to start.
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