Winter Hair Beware

Christophe Robin Regenerating Mask

Protect your strands from the bitter cold. Here, W’s editors reveal the best hair masks for preventative and restorative care.


“Whenever I remember (which is about once every three weeks), I pile my hair up in this wonderful goop and let it sink in during a long bath.” – Jane Larkworthy, Beauty Director

Christophe Robin Regenerating Mask, $70,


“This Kerastase conditioning treatment is the best for curly hair like mine.” – Karla Martinez de Salas, Fashion Market and Accessories Director

Kerastase Crème Oleo-Curl, $42,


“The Ricardo Rojas salon offers an amazing cleansing and conditioning treatment that’s a customized mix of masks and oils from Leonor Greyl. It leaves your hair incredibly soft and shiny.” – Karin Nelson, Features Editor

The Leonor Greyl conditioning treatment, $150 to $200, Ricardo Rojas Salon, 60 East 66th Street; 212.721.5900.

Courtesy of the salon.


“I use this Living Proof hair mask once a week to repair my damaged hair—and stave off future damage.” – Sarah Leon, Senior Web Editor

Living Proof Restore Mask Treatment, $42,


“After eyeing my completely fried ends, hair stylist Teddi Cranford told me about Moisture Velvet—her favorite new conditioner for color damaged hair. Cranford has been on Guido’s team for years and styles for cool girls like Jemima Kirk and Pamela Love, so any favorite of hers is bound to become one of mine, too.” – Katie Becker, Beauty Editor

Shu Uemura Art of Hair Moisture Velvet Conditioner, $58,


“I find most violet masks for blonde hair to be too drying. This one is incredibly hydrating and never turns my hair grey no matter how long I leave it on.” – Sue Williamson, Digital Editor

Tigi Catwalk Fashionista Violet Mask, $20,


“Mango butter is the perfect cure for dry winter hair.” – Mia Adorante, Associate to the Fashion and Style Director

Klorane Mask with Mango Butter, $24,


“When I am growing out my hair, this rinse-out potion is my first line of defense against split-ends.” – Kat Herriman, Digital Editorial Assistant

Davines Nourishing Hair Building Pak, $24,


“This conditioner restores my hair and deeply sooths any fly-aways.” – Gillian Sagansky, Assistant to the Editor in Chief

Living Proof No Frizz Conditioner, $24,