beauty mark: hair masks

treat yo’ self—or at least your hair—with deep conditioner.

by katie dickens

'Tis the season of dull, lifeless locks. The cause? Dry air, cold temps, and harsh wind can sap them of moisture and bounce. 

If this news doesn't exactly put you in the holiday spirit, try swapping a mask for your regular conditioner once or twice a week to revive your mane. Need help finding the perfect super-conditioner? Click through the gallery for my favorites.

Phyto Phytokeratine Ultra Repairing Mask - $39

WHY: Botanical keratin gives strength to weak tresses.

Ojon Damage Reverse Restorative Hair Treatment Plus - $33

WHY: Oil from a tree nut found in a remote Central American rainforest give this cult-classic treatment its ultra-nourishing and healing abilities.

Klorane Mask With Papyrus Milk - $24

WHY: Papyrus, the stuff of ye olde paper, happens to work wonders on out-of-control, frizzy strands.

Alterna Haircare Caviar 3-Minute Shine Boost - $26

WHY: Lackluster locks? This at-home version of those salon gloss treatments will make hair shine bright like a diamond.

Kerastase Masquintense For Thick Hair - $62.50

WHY: A stylist favorite, this masque (that’s French for mask) is celebrating 25 years of rehabbing fried manes around the world.

Garnier Fructis Triple Nutrition 3-Minute Undo Dryness Reversal Treatment - $6

WHY: If you would describe your hair texture as crispy, consider adding this oil-enriched softening mask

Bumble & Bumble Curl Conscious Mourishing Masque - $27

WHY: Specially formulated for curly-haired girls, this helps keep those corkscrews soft, defined, and frizz-free.

Shu Uemura Muroto Volume Pure Lightness Treatment Masque For Fine Hair - $68

WHY: If you think deep conditioning treatments are just for people with loads of hair, think again. This lightweight one is just the thing to moisturize fine strands without weighing them down.

Christophe Robin What Germ Mask - $39

WHY: When your hair color is not entirely natural, this wheat germ and honey-based mask helps preserve it, while repairing any damage caused by said color.

Aesop Rose Hair & Scalp Moisturizing Masque Tube - $35

The skin on your scalp can get just as dehydrated as your face, so it makes sense that you would keep the former moisturized, too. This botanically-based treatment has you covered.