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Difference between Hair Mask and Hair Conditioner

Standard Differences

The difference between the two products is very simple. Hair masks are used for treatment and healing for the hair especially after it has been damaged by hair styling or hair straightening irons. Meanwhile, hair conditioners is more of a beauty product that improves your hair texture and appearance. By making the hair smoother, the hair conditioner also allows you to comb your hair with ease. So, is that the end of the article?

HYSSES’ Differences

  • Product variation

We have a wide variety of hair conditioners which incorporates many different essential oils into its key ingredients while our hair masks only have 2 variations. This means we have more options for you to choose from in our hair conditioner category depending on your individual needs such anti-dandruff, anti-itch, detox etc.

  • Amount of deep conditioning ingredients & hair type

A hair conditioner is a conditioning product that can makes the hair strands soft and manageable designed for everyday use. A hair mask goes deeper than that, it performs deep hydration in addition the conditioning action on hair.  As such, hair mask is especially designed to help condition very dry or damaged hair.

Hair that are not badly damaged or feels restored is advised to use the hair conditioner to avoid built up issues from the ingredients that are deposited over time.

  • Method of usage

Hair conditioner can be used daily on wet hair after shampooing. Meanwhile, hair masks is advised to be used 1-2 times per week on towel-dried hair and left on for 20 minutes before rinsing it off with warm water. The waiting time of 20 minutes might be a drawback for people with busy schedule



Basically, hair masks are used for healing the hair while hair conditioners are used for beautifying it. At HYSSES, we have many different types of hair conditioners to cater to all of your needs. Our hair masks contains a high percentage of essential oil to help nourish and heal your damaged hair. While both products are being compared here, it is essential for you to have both since they each have an important part to play in maintaining your hair’s health and wellness.