The Few Rules of Hair Masking
Super popular in recent years, and a lifesaver for stressed tresses during lockdown, hair masking is everyone’s favourite #haircare ritual. Not only can a nourishing hair masque return locks to a gorgeously glossy, swishy, hydrated state, masking itself is totally relaxing. Oh-so-easy, it delivers maximum benefits for minimal effort – as long as you follow a few simple steps.
From how often to mask up to how to avoid weigh down and over nourishment – read on. These are the few step essential rules of hair masking. Split ends be gone!
Why can’t you use a mask more often? Well, not only can too much masking for your hair type weigh your locks down and lead to build up, it just isn’t necessary. Once your hair is nourished and hydrated enough, it won’t gain any additional benefit from another mask session. In other words? You’re basically washing product (and money) down the drain as your hair can’t absorb any more of the good stuff.
Start with a clean base
While your hair’s natural oils are a wonderful thing, helping to keep your scalp healthy and hair strong, supple and shiny, you only want to apply a masque on freshly washed hair. The same principle applies here as with skincare – you need to thoroughly cleanse your skin or hair for the products you apply to absorb properly and work their magic.
For the best results and to avoid any unwanted greasiness or weight, you should therefore always shampoo your hair before masking. You can skip the conditioning step, though, as most hair masques act as a deep conditioner and treatment in one. Ours does!
Steer clear of your roots
If you think hair mask aren’t for oily hair, think again. All hair types can benefit from the use of mask, from thick and frizzy, to fine and oily-prone. However, you do need to be careful with application – especially if your hair is on the greasier end of the spectrum.
Hair mask are generally formulated for intense nourishment and repair, and are therefore most beneficial to your mid-lengths and, especially, your dry, brittle ends! As the hair at your roots is closer to its virgin state, it doesn’t require as intensive a treatment.
Even if your hair is coarse and dry? It’s a good idea to avoid applying a mask to the roots if you want to maintain volume and movement. This becomes even more crucial if your locks are ultra-fine!
Apply your hair mask evenly
When using a hair mask, you want to make sure you coat every single strand to get uniform results. To do this, apply a generous amount of our Coco Hair Mask to the hair, then comb through your mid-lengths to ends with a wide-tooth comb for extra easy detangling, full coverage and zero breakage,
Give it time to do its thing
A hair mask is not the same as shampoo or conditioner – it needs a bit more time to penetrate the strands and repair from the inside out. So, for silky soft results, apply your hair masque to towel dried hair and leave on for a minimum of 3 to 10 minutes before rinsing. Leave it longer if you have time on your hands.
Can I apply the hair mask to dry hair?
Yes! If you’re willing to make a time commitment, apply your mask to dry hair and let it absorb for about 20 minutes (this is a great weekend morning activity before you take a shower!) .
What hair types can you use the hair mask on?
Our hair mask is safe and suitable for all hair types!
Its formula is super nourishing and will benefit damaged hair from dyes, bleaching, heat, styling and chemicals by repairing, nourishing and strengthening it.
Its rich, hydrating formula will revive curls to bring their bounce back.
Do I still need to shampoo/condition after?
You always need to shampoo your hair before you use our hair mask to make it clean and prepped for our Coco Hair Mask, we recommend using sulfate-free shampoo since sulfates (which make your hair foam) are incredibly drying. Our hair mask can replaces your normal hair conditioner.
How long do I leave the hair mask in for?
The hair mask should be left on your hair for 3 to 10 minutes (though you can even leave it in for longer, for even better results!)
How long does the application take?
It's very quick! It only takes a minute or less to apply.
What are the ingredients found in the Coco Hair Mask?
Our amazing luxury hair mask main ingredient:-
COCO HAIR MASK MAIN INGREDIENTS
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
Cocos nucifera oil, also known as coconut oil, is a plant-derived fatty acid oil extracted from the rich white lining (or meat) of coconuts.
Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera)Leaf Juice
Regular use of Aloe Vera in your hair has been shown to repair dead skin cells on the scalp, promote hair growth, prevent itching on the scalp, reduces dandruff and scalp conditions, acts as a great conditioner and leaves your curly hair smooth and shiny.
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
Olive Oil is rich with oleic and linoleic fatty acids and is very nutritious for your hair and scalp, helping hair stay healthy
The oil can also moisturize the scalp and may be a dandruff remedy. Jojoba is rich in vitamins and minerals that nourish hair, including vitamin C, B vitamins, vitamin E, copper, and zinc. Because it strengthens hair, it is also thought that jojoba oil can prevent hair loss and promote hair thickness.
Butyrospermum ParKii (sheabutter)
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter is a key ingredient. Shea Butter nourishes the hair with Vitamins A, E and F. ... These fatty acids are believed to soothe, hydrate, balance and revitalize both the hair and the scalp.
What is the shelf life of the Coco Hair Mask?
Our hair mask has a typical shelf life of 36months. If it's kept out of direct sunlight and at room temperature or below, it will stay fresher longer.
Will the Coco Hair Mask help with regrowing?
Our hair mask will replenish hair with essential hydration, preventing breakage and split ends, keeping it healthy, so it will grow stronger and longer over time.