Between the freezing cold temperatures, the harsh winds, and the indoor heating on full blast, our poor curls barely stand a chance during the wintertime. The lack of moisture in the air leaves curly hair dry, dull, and in some cases, even damaged. We all know by now that when it comes to curls, moisture is ALWAYS key. Repairing winter-beat rizos is all about moisturizing and nourishing them as much as possible. This is where hair masks become incredibly useful. These deep conditioners are loaded with ingredients that specifically work to deeply hydrate, nurture, and repair strands, leaving you with a head full of vibrant and bouncy curls. I’m all for hair masking at least once a week because believe it or not, it actually does make a major difference. Here’s a look at the only deep conditioning masks your curly hair needs right now!
Amika The Kure
This deep conditioning treatment is literally designed to repair. It’s formulated with seed oils and shea butter that deeply moisturizes hair in a literal instant. Your curls will look healthier and bouncier after just one use, but I recommend adding this to your weekly hair mask routine. After cleansing with a hydrating shampoo or co-wash, gently massage the treatment from roots to ends and leave on for at least 10 to 15 minutes. For best results, leave on for 30 minutes with a shower cap on before rinsing out with lukewarm or cool water. Your tresses will feel silky for days — trust me!
Amika The Kure, $38. loveamika.com
Briogeo Don’t Despair Repair Deep Conditioning Mask
There’s a reason why curly hair experts swear by this treatment. It’s formulated with super hydrating ingredients like aloe vera, almond oil, argan oil, avocado oil, rosehip oil, and sunflower seed oil, leaving hair not just repaired but silky smooth!
Briogeo Don’t Despair Repair Deep Conditioning Mask, $36, briogeohair.com
Oribe Moisture & Control Deep Treatment Masque
Oribe’s Signature Moisture Masque has become a cult favorite for it’s whipped shea butter texture that leaves hair feeling like literal silk. But this one is formulated with coconut and almond oils — designed specifically for thirsty curls.
Oribe Moisture & Control Deep Treatment Masque, $63, oribe.com
Botanika Beauty The Revitalizer Deep Conditioning Mask
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#Repost: @priscilrodrig Happy December! Sundays for me usually mean laundry, face masks (used a clay one today because I’ve been dealing with breakouts 🥴), hair masking and prepping for the week. This hair mask from @botanika_beauty is one of my favorites. It’s a deep conditioning mask infused with avocado oil, garlic, and mango butter to hydrate and revitalize hair (lawd knows these curls need it!). What do your Sundays look like? 🧺 🧖🏻♀️📝💞
Known as the ultimate Diosa, this ultra-moisturizing conditioner is loaded with garlic, avocado, and mango butter, that deeply hydrates, nourishes and strengthens hair. It literally brings curls back to life! A must-have, especially during the brutal winter.
Botanika Beauty The Revitalizer Deep Conditioning Mask, $12, botanikabeauty.com
Honey Baby Naturals Honey & Ginseng Energizing Hair Masque
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Need to boost hair growth? Then you need to try our hair masque! The added ginseng stimulates the scalp and promotes healthy hair growth, the Honey Baby way 😉⠀ ________________⠀ #HoneyBabyNaturals ⠀ #NaturalHair⠀ #MadeWithHoney⠀ #MadeWithLove⠀ #Hydrate⠀ #Heal⠀ #Protect⠀ #HoneyBabyRocks⠀ #AllTextures⠀ #AllHairTypes"
If your curls are in need of extreme hydration, you might want to try this intense treatment mask. It’s loaded with ginseng, mango butter, and honey to deeply moisturize curls, strengthen hair cuticles, and promote healthy growth.
Honey & Ginseng Energizing Hair Masque, $11, honeybabynaturals.com
Moroccan Oil Weightless Hydrating Mask
This rich and argan oil-infused deep conditioner leaves dry, lifeless hair moisturized in just five minutes. It’s especially great for curly girls with fine/thin textures, as it smooths without weighing strands down.
Moroccan Oil Weightless Hydrating Mask, $68, moroccanoil.com
Camille Rose Coconut Water Penetrating Hair Treatment
Made with coconut water and organic aloe vera juices, this deeply conditioning treatment can be used as a hair mask, a rinse-out conditioner, and even a detangler — that’s how silky soft it leaves curls!
Camille Rose Coconut Water Penetrating Hair Treatment, $20, camillerose.com
Natura Murumuru Restoring Hair Mask
This super smooth deep conditioning treatment is formulated with Brazilian murumuru butter that restores and repairs hair and loads it with moisture. It’s thick and creamy enough to deeply penetrate strands without weighing them down. My hair literally felt like silk seconds after massaging the product in!
Natura Murumuru Restoring Hair Mask, $34, naturabrasil.com