DIY Hair Masks

DIY Hair Masks

Has winter taken your silky smooth summer strands and turn them into a mop of dried out hair that you can’t do anything with? Then its time to give yourself a deep conditioning. Your deep conditioning recipe is right in your kitchen.  But if you aren’t into creating your own hair mask, you can always add a drop of coconut oil to the conditioner you already have and get the benefit of a deeper conditioning than with a regular hair conditioner.

Fine Hair: Yes, even fine hair can benefit from a moisturizing mask.  The three ingredients that you need will be banana, egg, and oil (ex: coconut, olive) The banana will help with  thinning hair; the egg will give your hair the strength, shine, volume, and texture; and oil add strength and moisture.

Itchy Scalp: Are falling flakes a problem for you?  Then use oils (like coconut, jojoba, and olive). Also, both mayonnaise and avocados are natural deep conditioners that will help with the flakes.

Brittle Hair: Do you constantly fret over your split ends? Your hair mask should be protein-filled.  Protein will give your hair strength. Create your hair mask with natural ingredients like eggs and mayonnaise.

Dry, Dull Hair: But if you think your hair is in need of extra moisture, then revive and rehydrate your hair with this easy recipe you can easily mix in a blender:

1/2 avocado *1/4 cup mayonnaise *1 tablespoon coconut oil *1 tablespoon olive oil *1 tablespoon honey *2 ounces water

 

Wet your hair with warm water, then gently comb the mask through the hair to ensure even application. After you have applied the mask, wrap your hair in plastic wrap to capture the heat and and allow the nutrients to be absorbed then just sit back and relax for 20-30 minutes. Now rinse your hair with cool water to close the cuticle and lock in moisture.  Lastly, apply a normal conditioner and give your hair a final rinse.

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