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14 Thirst-Quenching Hair Masks You'll Need After a Pool or Beach Day

Neither salt water or chlorine mix well with healthy hair, so moisture masks are an essential part of our summer beauty routines. Chances are you'll be at the beach or pool living your best life, so steer clear of crusty curls by adding one of these nourishing formulas to your bag.

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By Nikki Brown · June 15, 2017

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This British brand just landed stateside and all of its products are 97% natural, including this thirst-quenching treatment, made with a host of nourishing ingredients like sunflower seed extract, wheat amino acids, sweet almond, argan oil and shea butter.

$10 available at NaturallyCurly

This anti-breakage masque is a godsend for distressed hair that needs a bit more elasticity and of course--moisture! Apply to wet hair leave on for a few minutes before rinsing for best results. 

$20 available at Ulta

In the words of Gabrielle herself, this product is a must-have for every beach bag, especially for those swimming on the regular! The premium conditioning blend in this cream works to soften and strengthen your hair's elasticity. 

$29 available at Flawless Hair

Formulated specifically for textured hair, this mask includes Mongongo Oil for hydration and shea butter to lock it all in.

$36 available at Ulta

If your hair feels extra brittle after a day in the sun, this capuacu butter-infused mask is like a nourishing glass of water for your thirsty strands. 

$26 available at Amazon

Consider this a miracle worker for color-treated strands, as it provides maximum hydration and extends the life of your dye job. 

$42 available at ColorProof

Use this highly nourishing mask after shampooing to reseal moisture, get rid of frizz and strengthen strands before your next outdoor adventure. 

$36 available at Ulta

Made with nourishing shea butter and baobab seed oil, we guarantee your color-treated strands will fall in love with this moisturizer and look more vibrant than ever. Use in combination with other Cantu products for best results! 

$6 available at Target

This cult favorite leave-in is not only insanely affordable; it's also infused with argan oil and keratin for added moisture to suffering strands. 

$7 available at Target

This Black-owned gem makes the best of the best all natural products, including this softening conditioner, enriched with aloe vera gel, hemp oil, honey, and just a touch of hydrolyzed silk protein for your silkiest hair yet! 

$12 available at Target

Infused with eco-certified bamboo,Tahitian coconut and UV protection, this creamy conditioner will quickly neutralize strands that have been dried out by the sun and/or salt water. 

$22 available at Sephora

Filled with a gang of super moisturizing oils (Kalahari Oil, Oleaster Oil, Mongongo Oil, and Baobab Oil) and fatty acids, this affordable formula gets deep into the hair shaft to repair split ends and sun damage. 

$20 available at Sally Beauty

This lightweight conditioner, infused with olive and tea tree oils, will nurse your parched strands back to health without weighing them down with product buildup. 

$2 available at Walmart

This argan oil-infused cream formula will coat parched strands in nourishing ingredients when used as a deep conditioner or co-wash. 

$8 available at Walmart