New York City is finally getting the hint! It is November, and it should be cold. The brutal winter weather can dry out hair and skin. Reward your locks with some extra love by adding back lost moisture and shine. Walking down the hair products aisle can be intimidating with all the varieties available. Regardless of budget or ideal price point, the following products are either highly recommended based on various online reviews or are known as best sellers at drugstores and Sephora.
L’ORÉAL: Total Repair 5, $5.99
L’Oréal claims that this damage-erasing balm can reverse the signs of hair damage. Many online reviewers can attest to these claims. This mask can smooth and strengthen dehydrated hair with just one use. It is the perfect drugstore option because it is trusted by many, and the price cannot be beat. This mask can be applied weekly to refresh any dry or dull strands.
Aussie: 3 Minute Miracle Moist, $2.99
This Aussie option has countless positive reviews online for its low price and effectiveness. The price can vary from store to store, but it is commonly marked at $2.99. This product has become iconic among drugstore options. It can be used with all hair types for ultimate moisture as well as damage repair. It only takes three minutes to work to its fullest potential. If you are new to the world of hair masks, this is a great option to begin with because of its reputation, availability, and price.
Christmas is right around the corner, which means it is the perfect time to put some Sephora goodies on your list. Luckily, many of these masks are even available in travel-sized options. The travel size is the perfect opportunity to try out the product without committing to the price tag.
VERB: Hydrating Mask, $16
According to Sephora’s website, this hydrating mask is one of their best sellers that received great reviews and is priced reasonably. Verb is an Austin brand that values quality products at an affordable price. It is extremely reasonable compared to other higher end products offered at Sephora. Whether your hair is curly, straight, or wavy, this mask adds shine and softness. It also claims to work well with color-treated hair. Verb formulated this product without parabens, sulfates, and phthalates.
Briogeo: Don’t Despair, Repair!, $36
Briogeo’s deep conditioning mask is one of Sephora’s best-selling products, as well as an Allure Readers’ Choice Award winner. It claims to restore resiliency, hydration, and strengthen within just five minutes. Not only does it improve past hair damage, but it also prevents future damage. Briogeo prides itself on its selection of 95% natural ingredients. This includes vitamin B, rosehip oil, and collagen.
Deva Curl: Melt Into Moisture, $36
Do not be misled by the brand name. This product is for all hair types regardless of curl or lack thereof. If you have been graced with luscious curls, do not let the winter weather dry them out. This formula will especially improve the look and shine of curls with matcha green tea and almond oil. It will hydrate each curl without weighing down the hair. This product is formulated without parabens, sulfates, and phthalates.