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7 of the best hair masks to repair sun-damaged hair

7 of the best hair masks to repair sun-damaged hair

The sun can really take its toll on our hair. While in the short term, UV rays will lighten and add a sunkissed glow, in the long-term they cause damage, dulling and dehydration. We have put together an exclusive guide on some of the best hair masks for sun-damaged hair so you can keep your locks healthy, soft and shiny all summer long.

Which are the best hair masks for damaged hair in the summer?

  1. Matrix Biolage Sunsorials Sun Repair Treatment
  2. Aveda After Sun Hair Treatment Masque
  3. Kérastase Masque UV Défense Active
  4. L’Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Solar Sublime Sun Masque
  5. Korres Sunflower and Mountain Tea Mask for Coloured Hair
  6. System Professional Solar Sun Oil
  7. Pureology Strength Cure Superfood Treatment
  1. Matrix Biolage Sunsorials Sun Repair Treatment
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    Matrix Biolage Sunsorials Sun Repair Treatment

    If your hair has been over-exposed to the sunshine and in dire need of some nourishment, it will love the Matrix Biolage Sunsorials Sun Repair Treatment.

    Its reparative formula works wonders on damaged, frizzy and dull fibres to replenish lost moisture; perfect if you have spent a day in the sun, sea or pool. Sunflower seed extract is the key ingredient and provides intense conditioning without weighing the hair down.

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  2. Aveda After Sun Hair Treatment Masque
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    Aveda After Sun Hair Treatment Masque

    From the natural haircare experts at Aveda comes the After Sun Hair Treatment Masque. Rich in luxurious oils like Tamanu, coconut and sunflower, the masque envelopes the hair with its rich formula to leave dry and dehydrated fibres shiny, healthy and full of life.

    It also contains green tea and Vitamin E, naturally rich in antioxidants to help shield the hair against further environmental damage.

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  3. Kérastase Masque UV Défense Active
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    Kérastase Masque UV Défense Active

    As one of the world’s leading luxury hair brands, Kérastase is the go-to for when you need a product you can rely on.

    Their Masque UV Défense Active has been specially formulated to protect against both UVA and UVB rays, whilst a unique cationic silicone barrier prevents moisture loss so that hair remains healthy and hydrated.

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  4. L'Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Solar Sublime Sun Masque
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    L'Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Solar Sublime Sun Masque

    Not only does the L’Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Solar Sublime Sun Masque smell like a tropical getaway, it works wonders on repairing sun-drenched locks.

    Rich in Mexoryl S.O (derived from Vitamin E), the masque not only helps to nourish hair that’s been exposed to UV rays, but also gently cleanse away sand, chlorine and hard water residue for hair that’s super soft, smooth and healthy.

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  5. Korres Sunflower and Mountain Tea Mask for Coloured Hair
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    Korres Sunflower and Mountain Tea Mask for Coloured Hair

    If you have coloured locks that have been exposed to the sun, they can easily become damaged, brittle and dull, causing potential long-term effects.

    The Korres Sunflower and Mountain Tea Mask for Coloured Hair is a great all-year round hair mask, but also works especially well on sun-drenched locks thanks to its blend of nourishing ingredients which replenish all manner of lost moisture.

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  6. System Professional Solar Sun Oil
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    System Professional Solar Sun Oil

    This amazing multipurpose oil from System Professional can be used in 3 ways to shield the hair against potential sun damage.

    During sun bathing, you can run a little product through your hair to protect against UV rays, at night, you can use it as a pre-shampoo treatment, or you can mix a little with your regular hair conditioner for serious nourishing benefits. It makes hair feel super soft, healthy and shiny all without weighing it down.

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  7. Pureology Strength Cure Superfood Treatment
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    Pureology Strength Cure Superfood Treatment

    If you have particularly damaged locks in need of something more than a simple condition, you will love Pureology’s Strength Cure Superfood Treatment.

    Although not specially designed for use after the sun, its combination of seriously luxurious and replenishing ingredients make it one of the most hydrating hair masks we have tried. Enriched with olive oil, goji berry and other amazing superfoods, it’s the ideal treatment when your hair needs relief quickly.

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Amelia

Amelia

Skincare Specialist

I am a big believer in the idea that beautiful Make Up begins with a superb skincare regime. I like to enhance my natural beauty rather than cover up and I am always on the lookout for great products which really work. When I am not writing about all things beauty, I like to do Yoga and I make an amazing brownie. It is all about balance!