No matter the season, almost everyone will face some issues with their hair – whether its hair fall or frizzy hair, dandruff, or oily & itchy scalp. While shampoos, conditioners, and hair oil can help with these to an extent, providing additional nourishment to your hair will help combat these issues and leave you with healthy, lustrous tresses.
Homemade hair masks made with ingredients readily available in our kitchen are one of the best ways to take care of your hair. Most items are extremely healthy food, which when consumed provides us with a multitude of vitamins and minerals. The same happens when you apply them to your hair. They provide your hair with nutrition and help strengthen your hair. Also if you are looking for homemade hair oils then check out this LINK.
Here are some homemade masks, you can whip up quickly to ensure you never have a bad hair day.
Yoghurt, Honey, And Egg Hair Mask
Process: Mix one egg, a spoonful of honey and yoghurt in a bowl. Apply and leave it on for 20 minutes. Rinse it off with a gentle shampoo.
Benefits: Yoghurt and honey act as natural conditioner for your hair. Yoghurt also helps treat dandruff and itchy scalp issues, while honey moisturizes the hair. Eggs are considered superfood for your hair. It helps keep your hair thick and healthy.
Banana And Honey Hair Mask
Process: Combine one banana along with 1-2 spoons of honey in a mixie/blender. Apply the mix to your hair and leave it on for 20 minutes. Rinse off with a gentle shampoo
Benefits: This hair mask is excellent for people suffering from itchy scalps and frizzy hair. Bananas are full of vitamins and are so good for strengthening and volumizing hair. Again, as mentioned before honey is also excellent in moisturizing your hair, so this mask will help sooth the scalp and strengthen the hair, with regular use.
Avocado and Olive Oil Hair Mask
Process: Mash one ripe avocado (not over-ripe) along with 1-2 spoons of olive oil (depending on the length and thickness of your hair). Apply this mixture and leave it on for 30 minutes. Wash it off with a deep cleansing shampoo.
Benefits: Avocado is a great source of biotin. It is also rich in omega-3 fatty acids and essential amino acids, which coats the hair and helps it retain moisture. Olive oil strengthens the roots and is also essential in retaining moisture. This mask is excellent for people suffering from dry, frizzy hair to get smooth, shiny hair.
Coconut Oil, Sugar and Essential Oil Mask
Process: Add 2 tablespoons of coconut oil to 3 teaspoons of sugar and then add 2 drops of tea tree oil. Mix and apply it to your hair while in the shower. Slowly massage your scalp and hair for 1-3 minutes and then leave it on for another couple of minutes, before you rinse it off with a gentle shampoo.
Benefits: The sugar in this mask helps remove the dead skin cells from the scalp and the coconut oil with its essential fatty acids moisturizes the hair. Tea tree oil is anti-fungal, antimicrobial, and antibacterial. This mask is an excellent exfoliating mask.
Cinnamon and Coconut Oil Hair Mask
Process: Mix equal parts of cinnamon and coconut oil and blend them well. Apply this to your hair, especially the roots and massage it well.Leave it on for 30 minutes and wash off.
Benefits: This hair mask is for hair that won’t grow. Cinnamon is known to stimulate blood circulation and help your hair grow. Coconut oil will help moisturize your hair, prevent split ends, and breakage.
Egg White and Lemon Hair Mask
Process: Mix one egg white and juice from half a lemon and apply it to your hair. Leave it for up to one hour (minimum half hour) and rinse off.
Benefits: This hair mask is for people who suffer from greasy hair. Egg whites have protein which helps remove excess oil. Lemon is excellent for greasy hair because of its acidic properties, which also helps get rid of dandruff.
These homemade masks are so good for soothing, strengthening and repairing our hair. No matter what your hair type is and whatever the damage type is, there is a mask for every issue. Regular use of these masks will definitely help your hair become stronger, and healthier.
Do you have a go-to mask that you swear by? If it’s not one of the masks we’ve mentioned above, then let us know in the comments below, which hair mask works for you.