We know how the saying goes — healthy hair = happy hair and although it might sound like a gimmick, moisture really is the answer to most of your hair woes. Whether you’re looking for defined curls, long lengths, faster growth, or that glossy shine, adding moisture-enhancing hair products to your routine will help you get there.
So you might have a few questions when it comes to finding the right products. Can you rehydrate hair? Is there an overnight solution that gets rid of dry hair fast? What oils hydrate hair? And what ingredients hydrate hair? Don’t worry, we’ve got all the solutions. The answer is; buy these products.
1) By BEAUTY BAY Ultra Hydrate Hair Mask
If you’re wondering how to hydrate hair, the first place to start would be investing in a good hair mask. It’s a quick and easy way to hydrate hair and scalp fast — simply smooth on, leave, rinse, and you’re good to go. Our fave? Naturally, it’s the By BEAUTY BAY Ultra Hydrate Hair Mask. Enriched with ultra-moisturising ingredients such as hyaluronic acid and meadowfoam, this hair mask infuses moisture from root to tip to unlock frizz-free, damage-free, strong, healthy, shiny hair.
2) By BEAUTY BAY Nourish + Fibre Repair Hair Oil
Want to hydrate hair ends? Or smooth frizz? Or just generally get shiny, healthy hair? Then you need the By BEAUTY BAY Nourish + Fibre Repair Hair Oil. If you’re wondering what oils hydrate hair, then most of them are in this formula. You’ll find hyaluronic acid, castor oil, borage oil, baobab oil, and fig oil that all work hard to rehydrate and repair your strands. Simply smooth through the ends of your hair for a smooth, healthy finish.
3) Coco & Eve Youth Revive Pro Youth Hair & Scalp Mask
Another hair mask that’s worth a spot in your beauty stash is the Coco & Eve Youth Revive Pro Youth Hair & Scalp Mask. If your goal is to hydrate hair and scalp, then don’t look any further than this one. Did you know that our hair can age too? Yep, it loses shine, strength, and volume, so the ingredients in this hair hero help to combat this. Honey, retinol, and probiotics hydrate and soothe your hair and scalp fast, without being too heavy or leaving a thick residue. If you’re wondering if you can rehydrate hair, the answer is in this tub.
4) Bumble and bumble Hairdresser's Invisible Oil Heat/UV Protective Primer
It’s a salon fave for good reason. The Bumble and bumble Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil Heat/UV Protective Primer is something that every beauty obsessive needs to try and trust us, you’ll be hooked. This multi-tasking spray works in every situation. Use on wet hair to condition and detangle, or dry hair to smooth frizz and offer heat and UV protection. Enriched with a blend of six lightweight oils, this spray hydrates without leaving your hair heavy, sticky, or greasy.
5) Sol De Janeiro Brazilian Joia Milky Leave-In Conditioner
Want hair that smells as good as that cream? Haul the Sol De Janeiro Brazilian Joia Milky Leave-In Conditioner. Making fast work of rehydrating hair overnight, this leave-in, moisturising formula is enriched with a whole host of hair-loving ingredients. There’s babacu oil that weightlessly hydrates, brazil nut oil to nourish, and cupuacu butter to smooth frizz, making it one of the hardest working formulas you’ll come across.
6) Pattern Intensive Conditioner
The clue’s in the name with Pattern’s Intensive Conditioner. This ultra-hydrating, deeply nourishing hair mask is the go-to if you have tightly curled or low porosity hair and you need that moisture hit, fast. It’s a blend of softening ingredients, including avocado oil, shea butter, safflower oil, and acacia decurrens flower. The result? The softest hair of your life.
7) Davines Melu Anti-Breakage Conditioner
There’s never been a Davines product we haven’t loved and the Melu anti-Breakage Conditioner is no exception. This conditioner has anti-breakage in mind, which means it’s naturally high on the moisture scale. The formula allows for softer, sleeker hair that’s free of damaging tangles, knots, and frizz. It’s also made with 90% natural ingredients and manufactured using 100% clean energy, so you can be sure that this is the best way to hydrate hair naturally.
8) Josh Wood Colour Miracle Mask
As a colourist brand, Josh Wood Colour always keeps hydration front and centre, as it’s often a key component that’s needed to care for coloured hair. The Miracle Mask is exactly what it says on the bottle — a miracle. The formula maintains hair health, colour brightness, and intensity, and is perfect for natural, coloured, or bleached hair. For those days when your hair needs a little TLC, reach for this one.
9) Bleach London Reincarnation Scalp Treatment
It’s been a budget beauty staple for years and it’s still one of our faves in the collection. The Bleach London Reincarnation Scalp Treatment is the ultimate way to get moisture into your hair and scalp. If your scalp is dry, irritated, or flaky, then this balancing mask will help to stabilise your scalp microbiome, promoting hydrated hair straight from the root.
10) Hair Syrup Watermelon Milk Hair Syrup
Obsessed with hair syrups? So are we, so that’s why you should believe us when we say that the Hair Syrup Watermelon Milk Hair Syrup is worthy of a place in your routine. This nourishing pre-wash oil treatment is our go-to to seal in hydration on a weekly basis. It’s enriched with watermelon seed, vitamin E, cherry oil, and argan oils that all give lightweight but intense hydration. Suitable for all hair types, you won’t want to miss out on this one.
11) Shea Moisture Manuka Honey & Yogurt Hydrate & Repair Leave In Conditioner
We’ve been in love with the Shea Moisture Manuka Honey & Yogurt Hydrate & Repair Leave In Conditioner since day dot. It’s the perfect balance between hydrating but not too heavy, and next-level results without too much effort. Each bottle is infused with organic shea butter, manuka honey, and yoghurt to soften, repair, hydrate, and smooth, without any of the nasties. It’s also the perfect solution for rough, dry ends and cuticles, so if you’re suffering from dry ends, try this out.
12) Umberto Giannini Banana Butter Repair & Restore Leave-In Conditioning Styling Butter
Last but by no means least is this budget hair hero. The Umberto Giannini Banana Butter Repair & Restore Leave-In Conditioning Styling Butter just goes to show that healthy hair doesn’t have to break the bank. Formulated with banana, shea butter, coconut oil, cupuacu butter, and brazil nut oil, this leave-in conditioner/styling treatment hydrates your hair overnight, throughout the day, and all the way through to your next hair wash day.