Achieving that everyday perfect hair requires a lot of attention and care. We must wash it, condition it, blow dry it, style it, straighten or curl it, use hair products, and so on. But our hair also has to deal with day-to-day pollution, sun, wind, dust, cold, and so on.
These conditions can worsen the hair texture and quality and over time become frizzy, damaged, and dry. Thus, it is vital to take care of them and give them much-needed nourishment and care.
Yes, you can always go to the salon and get that hair spa for your locks however, they are expensive and not suitable for all. Here, we have listed five hair masks that will provide natural hair treatment and can be prepared easily from daily items from your kitchen.
As these ingredients are completely natural, they will not harm your hair and will help them regain its lost softness and shine. Read below and you can thank us later!
Honey, Olive Oil, and Banana Hair Mask
Haircare experts swear by this combination as it is a super repairing weapon for your dull, damaged hair.
To make this moisturizing hair mask DIY, all you need to do is:
- Take 1 peeled banana, 1 tablespoon of raw honey, and 1 tablespoon of olive oil
- Now blend these ingredients to get a smooth paste
- Apply this mask from roots to the end of your hair evenly using a brush or your fingers
- Leave this mask for 20-30 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water
Bananas contain silica, which helps in collagen production in the body and thus helps in making hair thicker, stronger, and shiny. Honey has moisturizing properties that help in repairing hair follicles and providing them with the required shine and restoring lustre to your hair. Olive oil combined with these two ingredients helps in adding moisture and strength to your hair.
Coffee and coconut mask
Apart from being a popular beverage, did you know that coffee is extremely great for your hair? Coffee is a great exfoliating agent and helps in stimulating roots and promoting hair growth. It helps in blood circulation, prevents hair loss, and helps in detoxification of the scalp.
To make this hair mask at home, all you need is organic coconut oil and ground coffee powder. Coconut oil helps in retaining moisture in scalps along with the goodness of coffee.
To prepare this mask,
- Heat one-fourth cup of coconut oil on low heat and add a tablespoon of roasted coffee powder or coffee beans
- Brew the mixture and keep stirring to prevent it from burning
- Sieve this and apply this mask once a week and wash it off
To increase the efficiency of this hair mask, use a gentle and effective scalp scrub once a week. This Coffee Scalp Scrub is paraben and silicone-free and helps in removing 99% of microbes, dandruff, and dirt build-up.
Avocado and olive oil mask
Split ends are caused by the deteriorating cuticle's structure, resulting in damaged hair. While nothing can truly heal split ends and would require trimming to get rid of them, a hydrating hair mask DIY can help them look healthy in the meantime.
To make this mask, follow these steps:
- Take half avocado and a half cup of olive oil
- In a bowl, mash avocado with a fork and mix it with olive oil
- Apply this mask on split ends and leave it for half an hour before washing
Avocados are rich in proteins, vitamins, and minerals that will repair the cuticles of the hair and help in nourishment as well.
Yogurt and olive oil mask
Yogurt has been a secret recipe for the healthy hair of our older generations. Yogurt contains lactic acid that boosts hydration and prevents frizz by providing deep moisturization. Combining it with olive oil helps in providing intense hydration and helps in managing frizzy hair. Add a tablespoon of olive oil to a cup of yogurt and apply this mask from root to tips and leave it for approx. 15 minutes before washing.
Coffee and egg yolk mask
Egg yolks are rich in healthy fats and proteins that help in restoring damaged hair. Coffee helps in boosting hair growth and acting as an exfoliant.
To make this mask, here’s what you need to do:
- Mix a tablespoon of coffee powder with one egg yolk to make a paste
- Apply this mixture on entire roots and hair and massage gently to penetrate it into the scalp
Keep it on for an hour before washing it off with a gentle shampoo. Using a shampoo that is made using natural ingredients and free from harmful chemicals can help in yielding better results. Try this Coffee Shampoo for some amazing results and smell like a coffee shop all day long.
These homemade hair mask recipes will provide much-needed respite and nourishment to your hair. These will also help in repairing damaged hair. Do try these hair masks and we are sure that your hair will thank you for this.