So you stayed out too late for an overnight mask, or you’ve only got time for a quick shower before you run out the door. We’ve all been there.
When you’re working on a time crunch, hair masks aren’t usually on the agenda. But a little bit of moisture can go a long way. Deep hydration is the secret to smooth, stunning strands– so don’t skip it! Speed it up instead. Flash masks save strands in seconds. The ultimate on-the-go treatment for even the busiest busy bodies.
These 7 flash masks are haircare’s quickest fix!
1. amika The Closer Instant Repair Cream: $25
Our favorite frizz-fighting beauty brand amika just dropped another mane-saving product. And we’re already obsessed. With bond cure technology, vegan proteins, and the brand’s signature sea buckthorn berry, this super quick styling cream seals split ends and strengthen strands in seconds.
2. Olaplex No. 3 Hair Perfector: $28
Olaplex is forever our hair hero. With it’s salon-quality formula, Olaplex’s No. 3 Hair Perfector takes just 10 minutes to work its magic. Apply to damp hair, wait, rinse, then run out the door.
3. Davines NouNou Hair Mask: $36
Italian strand savior Davines will reinvigorate your stressed out strands– in just 10 minutes. Soft body and silky texture is just a treatment away.
4. R + Co Palm Springs Pre-Shampoo Treatment: $32
Rice extract, golden root extract, shea butter, and babassu seed oil work together to create the absolute best pre-shampoo treatment on the market. Better hair in just 10 minutes? Yes please.
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5. Living Proof Restore Repair Hair Mask: $38
This twice a week mask is ideal for the days you’re running short on time. This five minute flash mask replenishes moisture and reduces breakage in no time.
6. Verb Purple Toning + Hydrating Hair Mask: $18
Got 5-7 minutes? Just enough time to tone your blonde strands and hydrate your hair before you start the day. Verb’s toning and hydrating treatment is a multitasking wonder product.
7. Bumble and Bumble Hair Dresser’s Invisible Oil 72 Hour Hydrating Hair Mask: $43
This flash mask made us do a double take. 72 hours of moisture after just 3-5 minutes of masking? You heard us right. Banish dryness without taking the time required for a traditional treatment.