Perfect Condition

Locks can stay protected from the effects of frigid temperatures with salon services centered on deep conditioners and masks.

Clients will likely be complaining about parched and damaged hair this time of the year, so answer their calls for help with add-on services that deliver a shot of moisture to strands. Here, experts
share their best in-salon conditioning options. ✂ —Corie Hengst

as0115-IS_M_Brazilan-r_fmt_0_0.jpegAt Enve Salon & Day Spa in Waterford, WI, owner Darlene Benson says her staff offers an add-on service using Brazilian Blowout Açaí Deep Conditioning Masque, which repairs and smoothes hair. After a cut or color, the mask is applied to damp hair, wrapped in a warm towel and left on to absorb for five to 10 minutes.

For manageability and shine, stylists can mix one part ColorProof Evolved Color Care CrazySmooth Extreme Shine Treatment Oil or TruCurl Anti-Frizz Oil for every three parts DeepQuench Moisture Masque as0115-IS_M_ColorProof_fmt_0.jpegand apply to hair, says Jim Markham, the brand’s CEO and founder. The treatment provides an extra dose of nourishment, lubricity and shine, he adds.

as0115-IS_M_JKS-rev_C2_fmt_0_0.jpegAfter cleansing hair, John Kaytaz, stylist and owner of JKS International, suggests towel-drying hair and applying The Mask, a vitamin A-enriched formula packed with antioxidants and the Amazonian açaí berry. Massage the head for two minutes and apply a hot towel for an additional three minutes, then rinse with lukewarm water.

Stylists can also turn to these products for hydrating add-on services.

Agadir Argan Oil Moisture Masque,; Aloxxi Reparative Treatment Masque,; Moroccanoil Restorative Hair Mask,; Keratin Complex Infusion Therapy Vanilla Bean Deep Conditioner,; Wella Professionals LuxeOil Keratin Restore Mask,; Überliss Nutritive Mask,