Yes, sheet masks for your hair are now a thing - and they revive dry lengths instantly

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Hanna Ibraheem
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From pollution to aggressive bleaching, our hair is exposed to countless damaging factors. Here are the ultra nourishing sheet masks that are like a facial for your hair.

When Monica Gellar visited a humid Bardados in Friends, she proved one thing: the environment has a big effect on our hair.

Erratic weather over the summer has left our hair parched and dry. Add to that, the fact that over 90% of the Earth’s population breathe polluted air, which effects scalp health and the state of our hair, and our lengths are in need of more TLC than usual.

Thankfully, the answer to reviving your hair could lie in a shower cap.

Like most beauty trends, steam-cap hair masks originated in Korea and the science is simple: wearing a cap retains heat which allows ingredients to penetrate deeper into the hair. Basically, it’s like a facial for your hair.

Here, we round up the best hair sheet masks that will leave hair hydrated, nourished and shiny. Cap-wearing selfies optional. 

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  • Starskin Coco-nuts Nourishing Hot Oil Hair Mask


    Heat the coconut oil sachet in the microwave for 20 seconds. Once cooled, rub it onto dry hair from root to tip and cover with the cap. Twenty minutes later, wash it out and prepare to be amazed. 

  • Hello Jo Pack Of Power Hair Masks


    Good for more than just our morning latte, this mask contains caffeine to support hair growth. Tie your hair in a ponytail, place in the mask bag, then leave to work for 30 minutes before washing. 

  • L’oréal Elvive Dream Lengths Heat Mask


    Frazzled ends? This self-heating hair treatment could be your saviour. Rip open one side and apply the intensive balm to towel-dried hair. Next, pop on the shower cap, wait at least 10 minutes and wash out. Easy. 

  • Redken All Soft Mega Sheet Mask


    Inspired by K-beauty, this hair mask caters to those who need a quick-fix hair revival. Apply it like you would a shower cap, with your hair in a high pony-tail or bun. Leave on for ten minutes (or longer for a deeper treatment) and rinse out for a total transformation.

  • Briogeo Don’t Despair, Repair! Deep Conditioning Hair Cap System Kit


    Silicone and paraben free, this mask will restore damaged hair without weighing it down. Saturate your hair with the mask, then cover with the cap provided to lock in all the moisture and allow the nutrients to penetrate the hair cuticles. Leave on for up to an hour, then wash off.

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