Haircare: Top 10 Intensive Conditioners
Whether you’re off somewhere sunny or just dealing with the effects of the ever-changing British weather, an intensive conditioning masque is an essential component to your haircare routine. Fight frizz and dry, split ends with our top picks…
SASSOON INTENSIVE RESTORE TREATMENT
You can achieve salon-worthy effects with this deep-penetrating treatment. Use it once a week to really refresh the condition of your hair, leaving it shiny and healthy-looking.
L’OREAL ELVIVE SMOOTH AND POLISH INTENSIVE CONDITIONER
Another great product from L’Oreal, this conditioner works within 60 seconds – perfect for those of us on the move! The keratin-enriched ingredients will leave your hair stronger, smoother and ultra-polished.
JO HANSFORD INTENSIVE MASQUE
This luxury, best-selling masque is a real treat for the hair, with a blend of natural ingredients such as Sunflower Extract to extend the life of your colour. This is a great product for damaged and weak locks – an instant pick-me-up that will leave your hair feeling healthier right away.
MARK HILL MIRACOILICIOUS 2 MINUTE INTENSIVE TREATMENT
We’re all aware of the endless benefits of Argan Oil – this fab budget buy gives you soft and shiny hair without a hefty price tag! Nourishing, revitalising and rich, leave this in you hair for as long as possible for the best possible results.
MORROCANOIL INTENSIVE MASK
Another Argan Oil enriched treatment; you can’t deny the instant change in hair health through regular use of this super-hydrating formula. Particularly effective for dry or coarse hair that lacks moisture – a must-have.
PAUL MITCHELL AWAPUHI WILD GINGER KERATIN INTENSIVE TREATMENT
This concentrated blend of luxurious ingredients promises deep repair and protection from further damage as well as intense hydration. With innovative and award-winning Awapuhi wild ginger, for the most advanced treatment in haircare today.
From £23.95, www.paul-mitchell.co.uk
AVEDA AFTERSUN HAIR MASK
A must-have for holidays, this deep-conditioning treatment will restore hair exposed to the sun and it’s harsh effects. With organic proteins and vitamins, hair will feel nourished from the roots to the ends.
L’OREAL EVERPURE REINFORCING INTENSE MASK
Specifically for coloured hair, this no-sulphate formula is guaranteed to be gentle on your locks. Botanical rosemary and mint oils will leave your hair feeling fresh and nourished – and it’s a bargain!
AUSSIE TAKE THE HEAT 3 MINUTE MIRACLE
A Groomed & Glossy favourite, this bargain beauty buy is a great quick fix for heat damaged hair. Containing traditional Australian ingredients that will soothe and nourish dry ends, your hair will be instantly more manageable.
REDKEN COLOR EXTEND RICH RECOVERY MASK
This is another great option for coloured hair, promising to prevent fading, aid intensity and restore shine and radiance. For the best results, leave on for up to fifteen minutes to let the rich formula penetrate the hair, leaving it soft and protected.
Feature: Fiona Ward