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January 14, 2021

This Natural Rejuvenating Hair Mask Has Over 100 Favorable Reviews From Trusted Beauty Professionals

Say “bye-bye” to dry hair and “well, hello” to smooth, shiny locks with this highly effective hair mask adored by throngs of actual beauty experts. 


Let’s be honest. Hair gets damaged despite our best efforts. Using heat styling tools and undergoing chemical processing can leave locks less than luscious. Even hairstyle choices cause breakage (like those WFH ponytails). If you need a salon-quality hair treatment but can’t get an appointment due to a busy schedule (or a lockdown order), in-home products are essential. 


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Discovering a hair treatment that instantly revives and rejuvenates weak, damaged hair while restoring moisture, reinforcing strands, and (hopefully) preventing premature color loss is game-changing. So, when 100+ Beauty Experts with a wide variety of hair types and textures all agree on the same one, it’s time to learn why. 


Such is the case with the top-rated Regenerating Mask with Rare Prickly Pear Seed Oil from Christophe Robin. 


Prickly Pear Seed Oil Is a Premium Ingredient 


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Prickly Pear Seed Oil


Opuntia Ficus Indica seed oil, more commonly known as prickly pear, is “a precious natural remedy that has one of the highest concentrations of antioxidants, moisturizers, and repairing agents of any plant substance.” You’d probably recognize a prickly pear if you saw one. It’s a startling red fruit that grows atop the paddles of the prolific green nopal cactus, which grows in arid regions of Mexico and the southwestern United States.


Prickly pear oil has double the fatty acids of argan oil and has been praised for its abundant bioactive compounds, such as “polyphenols, vitamins, polyunsaturated fatty acids and amino acids” that have health benefits when ingested or applied topically. Researchers have noted prickly pear’s “anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, hypoglycemic, antimicrobial and neuroprotective properties,” which is why its use in both hair care and skincare has increased in recent years. 


“This mask tamed the frizz and made curly hair more manageable.”

– Beautytap Beauty Expert Reviewer


Hair Feels Smoother and Looks Shinier Instantly


Patience may be a virtue, but most people want instant results from their personal care products. Read just a handful of Beauty Expert reviews, and you’ll see the word “smooth” mentioned extensively. Because the prickly pear oil penetrates the hair, most Beauty Experts did not require an additional conditioner after using the mask. Tangling was minimized, the mask “tamed the frizz,” and even “made curly hair more manageable.”


Strands Are Strengthened and Regenerated Simultaneously


Having been disappointed by the false hype surrounding some products can make you skeptical, and rightfully so. Money doesn’t grow on trees, which means shelling out hard earned cash for subpar products isn’t on anyone’s “to do” list. Christophe Robin’s Regenerating Mask includes Inula Crithmoide Leaf/Flower Extract to prevent breakage and revive hair color, natural or otherwise. Although the price of this mask may tempt you into treating it like an indulgence, it actually fulfills many hair goals simultaneously, making it easier to use on a regular basis. And since most people only use a tablespoon of product per treatment, a jar truly goes a long way. 


“ My hair is natural, low porosity, color treated, and type 4a. Low porosity hair means my hair does not easily allow in moisture or let it out. 4a means that my curls are dense with lots of natural volume This mask helped to moisturize and rejuvenate my hair while also protecting my strands.”

– Beautytap Beauty Expert Review



Luxury Products Shorten Your Routine 


Most hair masks require you to towel dry your hair before application. Then there’s the 10 to 20-minute wait time and the subsequent return to the shower to rinse the mask off. Not so with this one. The Regenerating Mask delivers quality results instantly, whether you leave it on for two minutes or 20. And it treats the scalp as well, so you won’t need a separate treatment product (which would run an additional $20+, depending on the brand). When you consider the time savings and the money you won’t spend on an additional product, Christophe Robin’s all-in-one scalp and hair mask is a golden value.

Tracy Ann Teel is a full-time freelance writer and the owner of Finesse Writing and Editing LLC. She’s a tutorial writer for San Francisco Globe’s beauty platform,, covering everything from skin and hair care to makeup and nail art. She writes for skincare companies, dermatologists, and cosmetic surgeons, and proudly taught at her MFA alma mater, the University of California Irvine, as a member of their adjunct faculty in English. She’s been a textbook reviewer for Prentice Hall, been recognized three consecutive years in the Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, and has written professionally for 30+ years. Her poetry chapbook Such Dust was published by Finishing Line Press, and her work has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Rattle, Pearl, Kaleidoscope, and Lake Arrowhead Life.



So funny, I just ordered a body wash with prickly pear. Dryness has been a serious issue with my skin and hair this winter, in particular. Humidity, where are you? I love seeing a review here by an expert with natural, low porosity, type 4a because is very similar to my hair (although 4c) - low porosity means products often just sit on top of my hair without being absorbed, so it's good to know good results are achieved for us low porosity ladies. Definitely going to give this mask a try!

I'm in the San Bernardino mountains (Lake Arrowhead) and my skin and hair are super dry this year because of all the time I spend shoveling snow and going in/out of heated spaces. I'm fascinated with prickly pear now, so tag me if you find something I should know about. I'm always up for a good enabling.

I like the Raw Sugar Avocado + Cactus Pear Moisture Loving Body Wash (you can get it at Target). It's Gluten-Free, Butylparaben-Free, Fluoride-Free, Mineral Oil-Free, Talcum-Free, Dye-Free, Contains Green Tea, Artificial Color-Free, Aluminum-Free, Vegan, Non-Toxic, DMDM Hydantoin-Free, Paraben-Free, Animal By-Product-Free, Ethyl Alcohol-Free, Sulfate-Free, Diethanolamine-Free, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate-Free, Phthalate-Free, Nonylphenol Ethoxylate Free, Formaldehyde Donor-Free, Lanolin-Free, Petroleum-Free, Propylene Glycol-Free, Propylparaben-Free, Formaldehyde-Free. I love their bar soap too, it smells amazing, is non-drying and every Raw Sugar product you purchase, a bar of soap is donated. Also, have you tried the Farmacy Honey Potion mask? Love, love, love it for my... Read more

Oh wow! Thanks! I love Raw Sugar's body wash and almost everything Farmacy makes. I'll check out the Avocado + Cactus Pear wash you mentioned.

This is definitely a perfect example of not knowing what I was missing. When I use this hair mask, my hair looks like I just walked out of the salon. I comb it through in the shower before rinsing and gently squeeze when towel drying. Whether I let it air dry for a natural wave or blow it out, it looks and feels amazing and when you live in South Florida, that's a big deal!

You're so smart, Deborah! I haven't tried combing it through while I'm still in the shower, but that would be a great way to ensure the hair is treated evenly. And bravo for finding something that works with your weather! Out here in California, I battle dryness, but I imagine you're battling humidity. Finding a product that works from coast to coast is like finding a unicorn. :)

The Christophe Robin Regenerating Masque is my absolute fav! Especially after I flat iron my hair. This is such a good come-back cream;)

That's a great way to describe it!

I LOVE this product! I've been a huge fan of Christophe Robin products. This is the first year I've spent time on taking care of my scalp and hair like I do my skincare. It's made a huge difference on building a healthier scalp and hair texture.

You're in good company. I've loved Christophe Robin's sea salt scrub for years, but the regenerating mask takes things to a whole new level. I officially have two scalp care days in my routine and agree that it has made a real impact on my hair's texture (so so soft).


Astounded by the Prickly Pear Seed Oil. Powerful stuff!

Exactly! I adore the smell and the softening effects.

Since lockdown my hair has been my first priority since I put it through so much heat throughout the year. I have naturally curly hair and decided it was time to put the heat tools down and take care of my curls.

On my Instagram (@skincare.assistant) I started a hair care series of my favorite hair care products (safe & great ingredients) to help hydrate and grow my hair . Christophe Robin is a brand I’m currently researching about and will try very soon! Loved this article so much

I'm glad you enjoyed it, Sam, and I hope you find a CR product that you love. Ever since using this mask, I've been chasing prickly pear seed oil. If it works on my hair, I want to see how it performs on my skin.

I cannot WAIT to try this! So happy to see more natural hair care added to Beauty Tap!

I just used it again this morning, and it impresses me more and more with each use. My hair is like silk! Be sure to review it after you try it out. Your opinion helps so many people.

I’ll be writing my review! I love It so far last night I used it and my hair was super soft and easy to detangle

That's great news. I'm happy to hear that it's working for you. 😀


wow! Would love to treat my hair with these treatments. My hair feels so dry now with bleaching it

I hear that! I've been highlighting my hair for decades and at-home hair treatments are key to keeping my hair healthy. If you aren't able to grab this mask now, I highly recommend using a facial or multipurpose oil, like True Moringa, on your hair overnight. I press it into my hair (mid-shaft, avoiding the scalp) and sleep with a tea towel over my pillowcase. When I wash and condition my hair the next morning, it's in much better shape than the night before. That said, Christophe Robin's mask is something I use once or twice a week now. I'm... Read more


I definitely need a good hair mask! I have not had much success with my leave-in conditioner. This sounds like a dream!

I usually rely on leave-ins, too, because my hair is very fine and prone to tangling. This mask really improves my hair's texture. I do still use a small amount of leave-in (either a serum or a lightweight cream) but nothing like I've needed in the past. Give it a shot and write to me to let me know how it goes.


Honestly the main thing holding my life together right now is the moments I can steal away for self care, which includes regular hair masks. Due to the pandemic, I haven't been able to see my hair stylist regularly and so hair masks and treatments have been so critical for me. Thanks for the breakdown and reminder, tracyannteel !!

I bet your stylist will be surprised at how well your hair has held up thanks to regular at-home treatments. Mine was shocked at how well my (hot pink) undercolor stayed, and I attribute that entirely to Christophe Robin's products.