Damaged Hair? Try These Treatments

Unfortunately for us, our hair is subject to damage every day. Whether it’s your favourite heat stylers, stripping shampoos, colouring, or just external aggressors like pollution, there are all kinds of threats to our hair. If you think you might be suffering from damaged hair — think split ends, frizz, and dryness — then we’re here with the best treatments for damaged hair.

Damaged hair treatments include products that aim to repair, recover, fix, and heal your hair cuticle and ends, leaving you with strong, glossy locks that look and feel their best. We’re talking oils, treatment masks, shampoos, and so much more.

Keep scrolling to see the best treatments for damaged hair.

1. By BEAUTY BAY Bond Repair Hair Balm

Trust us when we say that you need this newbie in your stash. The By BEAUTY BAY Bond Repair Hair Balm has been designed to specifically repair and fix damaged hair. It’s a conditioning, strengthening, bond-building, leave-in hair balm that seals cuticles and split ends, strengthens hair fibres, and supports hair bonds. It also protects hair elasticity, preventing any further snapping. It’s silicone and sulphate free which makes it ideal for all hair types, with pea protein and peptide to hydrate, recover, and replenish.

2. By BEAUTY BAY Repair + Strengthen Hair Mask

For thin and fine hair types, the By BEAUTY BAY Repair + Strengthen Hair Mask is a real treat. Made with 90% naturally derived ingredients, the hair mask is ideal for helping to restore and rescue fine, damaged hair while working to shield and protect each strand and hair bond to prevent future damage from taking hold. Enriched with a vegan keratin alternative and coconut, the mask leaves the hair conditioned and signs of damage reversed. You can find a full routine for thin and fine hair types here

3. Olaplex No.3 Hair Perfector

OLAPLEX have a reputation for being the go-to haircare brand for damaged hair thanks to their patented ingredient, Bis-Aminopropyl Diglycol Dimaleate. This exclusive ingredient, plus a powerhouse of other, work to restore the broken hair bonds from the inside to counteract damage. The No.3 Hair Perfector is so good at counteracting damaged caused by broken bonds that one is sold every 3.5 seconds. Pretty impressive, eh? If you’re wondering how best to use OLAPLEX’s No.3 Hair Perfector, we have all the details here. Or, if you want to explore more of OLAPLEX’s products, we have something here to help with that too. 

4. Philip Kingsley Restore & Recharge Trio

Philip Kingsley is the salon brand we’ve loved since before we can remember, so it only makes sense that the Restore & Recharge Trio features on our list of the best products for damaged hair. The clue’s in the name with this one — the trio of products work to restore and recharge dry, damaged, and overprocessed hair. Inside you’ll find the iconic Elasticizer mask to rehydrate and strengthen hair, the Elasti-Styler, a pre-styling treatement that strengthens and conditions as it styles, and the Elasticizer Booster, an intensely targeted treatment that nourishes and resets parched cuticles and ends.

5. Fable & Mane HoliRoots Hair Oil

Fable & Mane are an expert-approved haircare brand that are yet to release a product that is less than iconic. The HoliRoots Hair Oil has been designed to use as a pre-shampoo treatment to improve scalp health in order to encourage faster and stronger hair growth. The ultra-restoring and hydrating oil is packed with hair restoring ingredients that help to seal the cuticle and protect against further damage. If your hair is suffering, this is the treatment you need.

6. HAIRtamin Biotin and Botanicals Deep Conditioning Hair Mask

Biotin is the hero ingredient when it comes to restoring damaged hair, which is why the HAIRtamin Biotin and Botanicals Deep Conditioning Hair Mask is a non-negotiable for your haul. The restorative formula is enriched with biotin, shea butter, turmeric, and rosemary to boost every single strand. You’ll get rid of any breakage, over-processing, and dull finishes, leaving you with your best hair yet.

7. Hair Syrup The Original

If you’re on beauty TikTok, you’ll know that hair oiling is one of the biggest haircare trends out there. Using oil as a pre-wash treatment can help to nourish the hair and scalp, restore shine to dull, dry locks, combat dehydration and frizz, and strengthen each strand from root to tip. Try applying Hair Syrup’s The Original Hair Syrup over the hair and scalp the night before wash day and allowing the formula to work its magic overnight for best results. You can thank us and TikTok later. 

8. Coco & Eve Sweet Repair Repairing & Restoring Hair Mask

When we say we’re obsessed with the Coco & Eve Sweet Repair Repairing & Restoring Hair Mask, we really mean it. If you’re a fan of the OG Like A Virgin Mask, then you’re going to love this one for repairing and rehydrating damaged hair. The formula features a powerful fix of vitamin-rich fruits and actives that repair hair that’s been weakened by heat styling, colouring, and daily life. If split ends are you nemesis, look no further.

9. Davines Nourishing Hair Building Pak

You’ll probably know by now that the ingredients are the gamechangers for any hair treatment, and Davines’ Nourishing Hair Bulding Pak has plenty to show off. The restructuring mask has been designed to target damaged hair strands using vegetal keratin and the Biacidic Bond Complex that work to nourish the hair by strengthening the fibres and protecting them from oxidative damages. More strength + more protection = less damaged. Hair is left feeling nourished, shiny, full-bodied, and soft. 

10. Josh Wood Colour Miracle Hair Mask

Damaged caused by colouring can show itself through dryness, breakage, and brittle ends. But that’s nothing that the Josh Wood Colour Miracle Mask can’t handle. The deep conditioning mask has been specifically designed for coloured hair care and only need five minutes to do its best work. The mask uses natural ingredients to lock in colour and hydrate all hair types and textures to prevent colour fade and guard hair from the damage typically created by colouring treatments. 

11. Bleach London Reincarnation Mask

While you might know Bleach London for their iconic semi-permanent hair colours, but the Reincarnation Mask is just as worthy of the hype. Specially formulated to be the perfect pairing for stressed out hair, this nourishing mask works to hydrate, repair, and improve elasticity, leaving you with strong, glossy, de-stressed hair. Whatever your hair type, make this your go-to when you need some TLC.

12. Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen & Restore Masque

One of the best ingredients for reviving damaged hair is Jamaican black castor oil, which you can find inside the Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen & Restore Mask. Along with shea butter to nourish, peppermint to restore, and apple cider vinegar to cleanse, this deeply enriching mask is conditioning and repairing for damaged, brittle, or chemically processed hair. Simply smooth on, leave it to do its thing, and thank us later.

13. Beauty Works 10-in-1 Miracle Spray

A low-maintenance treatment is always handy to have in your haul if you’re not always blessed with the time that many hair treatments need. The Beauty Works 10-In-1 Miracle Spray can help to mend frizz, restore shine, protect from heat, detangle to avoid breakage while brushing, condition, prevent split ends, and repair dry and damaged hair with just a few spritzes. The formula has been enriched with argan and macadamia oils to help replenish the hair with lost oils and keep it looking and feeling nourished. 

14. Mielle Organics Rosemary Mint Scalp & Hair Strengthening Oil

You might have heard of the Mielle Organics Rosemary Mint Scalp & Hair Strengthening Oil for miracle hair growth, but it’s just as good at repairing damaged hair too. The strengthening formula harnesses botanical rosemary and mint to boost new hair growth and strength, hydrating the scalp, and sealing split ends, which dramatically reduces the tell-tale signs of damaged hair. Enriched with over 30 essential oils, you can trust that this one is going to get you results.

15. Revolution Haircare Plex 10 Bond Restore Lamellar Water

If you’re looking to banish damaged hair on a budget, then look no further than the Revolution Haircare Plex 10 Bond Restore Lamellar Water. This restorative water-based haircare treatment targets different layers of the hair to restore each and every strand. The lightweight formula softens and adds shine, without weighing your hair down, making it a go-to for every different hair type. Glossy hair? We’ve got you.

FYI: The article was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.