‘My hair was dry and lifeless until I tried the bed sock hack – now it’s silky smooth’

A woman has claimed to have completely transformed her hair using a simple yet very effective beauty tip known as ‘hair slugging’, and you can try it for yourself using a sock

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Monique claims that this is “literally the best thing for your hair”

A clever beauty fan has offered a simple tip to those looking to revitalize tired or lifeless hair, and the unlikely answer is probably buried somewhere in your underwear drawer.

Everybody’s hair loses a bit of shine every now and then, and you don’t necessarily need to splash out on a trolley load of beauty products to bring it back to life.

As demonstrated by one resourceful woman, you can rejuvenate your locks through a process known as ‘hair slugging’, which you can try out for yourself by simply digging out one of your old fuzzy bedsocks.

In a TikTok video that has clocked up 63.7k likes and counting, hair expert Monique declares that she believes this treatment to be “literally the best thing for your hair”, claiming that she has managed to completely transform her tresses over a year and a helped.

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In the clip, Monique – who goes by the username @moniquemrapier demonstrated how she managed to turn her hair from “dry, brittle, dead and dull” to the enviably glossy look she has today.

Monique explained: “Before going to bed apply a lightweight oil to your ends. Then grab a fuzzy sock (yes you read that right) and use it to protect your ends from damage plus friction while you sleep. Use a scrunchie to keep it in places”.

According to Monique, this technique will “lock in moisture overnight and help hydrate your hair while making it silky smooth”.

Her own long, shiny tresses make for the perfect advertisement, and many admiring followers have been left reaching for their sock drawer.

One admiring follower wrote: “I just did it for the first time yesterday and already see a difference!”

While another gasped: “I’ve started this, and oh my gosh!”

Fielding queries in the comments section, Monique recommended OUAI oil “for everyday light use”, given that “it’s so lightweight and not greasy the next day”.

She also would recommend Argan Oil which she describes as being “amazing for this”.

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