7 Hydrating Hair Masks to Transform Damaged, End of Summer Hair

Photographed and styled by Venetia Scott

As we soak in the final days of sun-kissed skin and salty summer waves, it’s time to restore and revamp your beachy waves for the fall. Transform dry and UV damaged locks back into luminous, healthy hair all with the ease of a nourishing hair mask. From lightweight formulas infused with sweet almond, grapefruit seed, and carrot oil that enhance hair’s texture, to pre-shampoo treatments that restore damaged strands at the root, to color enhancing masks for brilliant shine, here, a closer look at the 7 best hydrating masks in the market today for restoring healthy hair.


A creamy formula that intensely moisturizes thirsty locks for long lasting hydration.

David Mallett Mask No.1, $75,


Sweet almond, grapefruit seed, carrot oil extracts infuse each strand with intense hydration to restore dry and damaged locks.

Aēsop Rose Hair & Scalp Moisturising Masque, $35,


Revive and illuminate colored hair from the sun in a lightweight mask that will leaves locks feeling soft and silky.

Davines Minu Hair Mask, $34,


A cult favorite, restore hair’s stretchability at the root moisturizing hair cuticles to prevent future breakage.

Philip Kinglsey Elasticizer Pre Shampoo Treatment, $51,


Smooth out frizzy locks and hydrate at the scalp all in a silicone-free lightweight nourishing mask.

Kérastase Masque Hydra-Apaisant, $65,


Formulated with oils, butters and extracts to deeply condition and restore shine for healthy, luminous locks.

R + Co. Palm Springs Pre-Shampoo Treatment Mask, $29,


Formulated with refining lipids that help to protect hair’s color from fading and leave a brilliant shine.

Shu Uemura Color Lustre Brilliant Glaze Treatment Masque, $68,