Best Hair Masks for Hair Extensions


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    Welcome to Cliphair's guide to the best hair masks for extensions! Hair masks are a vital part of any hair care routine, especially when it comes to maintaining the health and vitality of your extensions. In this comprehensive blog, we'll explore a curated selection of top-notch hair masks specifically formulated to nourish and rejuvenate extensions, leaving them soft, silky, and irresistibly beautiful. Whether you're looking to hydrate, repair, or add shine to your extensions, we've got you covered. Join us as we delve into the world of hair masks and discover the perfect treatments to elevate your extension care routine to new heights of luxury and effectiveness.

    Our Favourite Hair Masks For Extension Care:

    Quench The Thirst: Deep Moisture Hair Mask For Hair Extensions

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    When you’re looking for a product that can do it all on both natural hair and dry, parched hair extensions, then moving to a company that specialises in dealing with Remy human hair is a must. Cliphair worked long and hard on this miracle recipe for hair extensions and natural tresses alike, perfecting its final formula and supercharging it with ingredients such as Shea butter, avocado oil, coconut oil, fig extracts, and honey – Mother Nature's very own moisturising secret agents.

    Designed to be used as a weekly deep conditioning treatment, this Deep Moisture hair mask for hair extensions works in harmony with the other products in the Quench The Thirst hair care line: a 100% sulphate free & paraben-free power trio that will replenish, revive, and revitalise your hair with moisture, softness, shine, and manageability.

    Use it on your hair and hair extensions, paying particular attention to mid-lengths and ends, leave on for about 15-20 minutes, and watch the transformation unfold – for hair that looks and feels healthier, softer, and shinier from the first use.

    For the best results, pair our hair mask with our sulphate and paraben-free Deep Moisture Shampoo and Conditioner. Packed with Shea Butter, Coconut Oil, Avocado Oil, and Rice Proteins, this deliciously scented trio are best when regularly used together, guaranteeing you unmatched shine and silkiness like no other.

    Shop now: Quench the thirst - Deep Conditioning Hair Mask and discover the entire Deep Moisture collection today!

    For more info on using sulphate-free, extension-friendly shampoos, read our blog What Is Sulphate-Free Shampoo? or our full guide on Shampoo and Conditioner for Hair Extensions.

    OUAI Fine To Medium Hair Treatment Masque

    Although quite expensive, this hair mask is designed specifically for finer hair, and keeps its promise of moisture, softness, rebuilt bonds, and anti-frizz properties. The final touch? Silky finish and a characteristic, velvety fragrance with notes of rose, lychee, champagne, and bergamot. If you have some extra budget to spend on designer hair care (OUAI was founded by hair stylist and beauty columnist Jen Atkins, after all), then give it a go!


    Philip Kingsley Elasticizer Intensive Treatment 150ml

    This top-rated hair mask falls on the mid-high price range – the Elasticizer knows what’s up when it comes to dry, brittle, damaged tresses that are prone to breakage. Designed to be a weekly fix of moisture and repair, this product’s formula features Castor oil and olive oil as its main ingredients to save your hair and extension with exceptional results, visible from the first use. Say goodbye to dry and dull strands, and hello to a plump, shiny, soft and manageable mane!

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    Only Curls Deep Hydration Hair Mask

    Only Curls Deep Hydration Hair Mask

    Sometimes your curls are in need of a little extra TLC, and that's where Only Curls’ hair mask can work wonders for curly girlies. This deep hydration hair mask is your secret weapon for luscious, well-defined curls, and is brimming with nourishing, moisturising, and strengthening ingredients, offering a richer formula than your everyday conditioner. Infused with a special blend of Shea Butter, Coconut, Argan, and Prickly Pear Oils, it naturally hydrates both your hair and scalp, leaving your extensions soft and supple. Wheat protein adds an extra layer of strength, soothing the scalp and promoting healthy hair natural hair growth too. Plus, with the antioxidant power of Vitamin E, your curls will be protected from environmental damage and excessive frizz from wet weather and humidity, ensuring they stay looking vibrant and healthy. Treat your tresses to the ultimate pampering session with Only Curls' deep hydration hair mask and watch them transform!

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    How To Properly Apply A Hair Mask

    Applying a hair mask correctly is crucial to maximise its benefits. Always make sure you follow the instructions specific to the product you decide to try! Generally speaking, these are the steps you should follow:

    1. Wash your hair and hair extensions thoroughly. If you have very greasy hair or are trying to get rid of any residues and/or product build-up, you can go with a double round of shampoo.
    2. Gently squeeze out the water in excess; this should leave you with damp but not soaking wet, dripping strands.
    3. Take a generous amount of the hair mask and distribute it evenly throughout the lengths of your tresses, paying particular attention to your ends. Avoid applying a hair mask to your roots and scalp, as this can weigh your hair down, suffocate your scalp with product build-up, and damage your hair extensions bonds – not to mention the promotion of greasy hair.
    4. Use your fingers or a wide-toothed comb to gently detangle your extensions, gliding through your lengths to ensure the mask is evenly distributed on your hair.
    5. Leave the mask on for the recommended time mentioned on the product label. Some products require you to also use a source of heat or a shower cap, as they require it to stay on your hair for extended periods of time. This pose time allows the mask to penetrate the hair shaft and provide deep nourishment.
    6. Rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water until the water runs clear, ensuring all the product is removed. Some people like to finish with a dash of cold water, as it’s believed it helps sealing the hair cuticles.

    Additional Tips For Maintaining Your Hair Extensions

    Keeping your tresses moisturised, soft and silky is a long-term job – using a hair mask weekly isn’t a panacea for all of the damage you may be putting your hair through in between washes. To ensure the longevity and beauty of your remy hair extensions, make sure you take proper care of them on a daily basis by following these simple steps:

    Avoid excessive heat styling: Heat can damage both your natural hair and extensions, being the main cause behind dryness, breakage, frizziness and split ends. Reduce your use of heat-based styling products such as hair straighteners and curling wands; embrace your natural hair’s texture and try heatless styling techniques instead, such as the curling ribbon. You can read more about this versatile accessory here: Heatless Hair: Curl Ribbons & Silk Everything Are The Latest Trend.

    Use a detangling hairbrush: When on a detangling operation on your tresses, start from the ends and work your way up using our extension-friendly detangling hairbrush. Designed for wet and dry extensions and natural hair, the soft bristles and anti-slip grip technology ensure a smooth, seamless brushing process from start to finish.

    Sleep on a silk or satin pillowcase: Switching to a silk or satin pillowcase reduces friction, on your hair whilst sleeping, keeping tangling and breakage at bay when you get your beauty rest.

    Protect your extensions during physical activities: Whilst in everyday life you may be able to experiment with creative styling, going to the gym or engaging in outdoorsy activities whilst wearing your clip in hair extensions will require some rigorous styling to protect your added tresses. Braids, ponytails and buns are always welcome! Find your inspiration in our blog: The 10 Best Workout Hairstyles For The Gym.

    Schedule regular maintenance appointments: Visit a qualified hair stylist experienced in dealing with human hair extensions in order to have them adjusted and maintained regularly.


    Finding the right hair mask to give a deep conditioning treatment to your tresses may not be easy – so why not give a try to one of these products? You may find your hair’s new best friend. Investing in high-quality hair masks specifically formulated for extensions is essential for maintaining your Remy extensions’ health, shine, and longevity. Make sure you follow the instructions provided with your product of choice for outstanding results.

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