OSMO Intensive Deep Repair Mask - (Prices vary)
I mentioned a few posts ago that one of my main goals this new year is to get my hair back into reasonable condition, hence my sudden splurge on haircare related items that I've never really bothered with before. A few days ago now I got my hair cut and restyled which has made a huge difference to it's overall condition, so I've dug this hair mask out in order to try and keep it that way.
OSMO products can be found in salon's across the country and so I've always considered them a fairly trusty brand; after all if it's good enough for the professionals it's good enough for me! This intensive mask is said to be a rich, nourishing formula that helps to repair some of the damage that heat and chemicals have done to the hair follicle in the past. The mask itself is thick and gloopy but surprisingly easy to massage into the hair. It smells gorgeous too, it doesn't openly state what the scent is but it reminds me of coconut which is always a good thing! I wash my hair using the Lush 'Big' shampoo and then apply this to the lengths after towel drying. The pot does say to leave it on for 3-5 minutes or up to 10 minutes more depending on the level of nourishment required but I usually leave it on slightly longer than that as I like to give my hair a real treat.
I bought this online and paid some ridiculously low price for it (I think about £1.50) and for that I definitely would say it's worth it. In other places however I've seen it priced at as much as £7.50 for the smallest pot and I don't think I'd be willing to pay that much for it. It makes my hair slightly softer and easier to comb through, but I wouldn't say that it does a marvellous job at repairing damage and it definitely doesn't achieve the intense nourishment it sets out to. I've heard really good things about this so it may just be my hair type that's the problem, I don't know! This wouldn't put me off buying OSMO products in the future as certain things - namely their 'Power Dust' are amazing and well worth the extra effort put into finding them. This mask however just leaves me a bit disappointed and I feel as though I could achieve better results from using similar products by run of the mill high street brands.