Long, shiny and mostly healthy hair has become the holy grail of a lot of us, but since we almost already live in 2020, most of us have already done some if not a lot of damage to our hair, whether it’s coloring, flat ironing or even bleaching it.
Well, I know I have!
Until the age of 20 Iv’e had really thick, straight, shiny and healthy hair, until I’ve started with coloring. flat ironing and bleaching my hair, until I was left with this big mess on my head.
Today I’d like to tell you about my best DIY hair masks that helped me solve this problem of mine and all of them were homemade! so if you feel like your hair been dull lately, stay tuned ;).
Castor Oil Mask For Hair Growth
Castor oil promotes a healthy scalp by cleaning it from toxins, boosts hair growth, reduces split ends, strengthens the hair and making it soft, shiny, volumized and smooth.
- 2 tbsp castor oil
- 1 Egg yolk
- 1 tbsp honey
Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl and whip them all together until a smooth consistency is made. Apply on your scalp and leave it on for 20 to 30 minutes, then wash your hair as usual and let it dry naturally.
Olive Oil Hair Mask For Dry And Damaged Hair
Olive oil has been known for reducing hair damage and breakage, adding moisture, shine and softness to the hair. increasing hair growth, reducing split ends and dandruff.
- Extra Virgin Oil
Use between 2 tablespoons and 1/4 cup of olive oil, This will make a mask that covers all your hair. If you just want to do a split end treatment, you may only need 1 tablespoon. If your hair is long or thick, you may need more.
Try warming your oil, Be careful not to let the oil get too hot. Warm it in 10-second increments in the microwave. Stir the oil with a spoon, then see if the spoon is warm to the touch. Depending on your microwave and the amount of oil you use, 10 to 30 seconds should warm the oil. Once you’ve heated it, stir to ensure an even temperature throughout the mixture. Be sure it’s cool enough before you apply.
After your mask is ready, apply it to your hair and leave it on for 30 minutes or longer and then comb your hair with a wide-tooth comb and right after wash your hair as usual.
Coconut Oil Hair Mask For Dry Hair
Coconut oil has a bunch of benefits it’s known for being able to make your hair shiny, soft and moisturized and also providing protection to the scalp from dandruff, lice and a lot more.
- 2 tbsp organic coconut oil (melted)
- 1 egg – whisked
Combine the ingredients together in a bowl and mix until blended, use a spray bottle to wet your hair, and then apply the mask evenly to your hair. Let the mask sit for 15 to 20 minutes, and then rinse it off with lukewarm water, shampoo and condition as usual.
Milk And Honey Hair Mask To Strengthen Hair
Milk and honey work wonders on damaged hair, it provides moisture to the damaged hair and makes it shiny and soft.
- 2 cups of milk – the thicker and coarser the hair the more percentage of fat needs to be in the milk.
- 2 teaspoons of honey
Heat the milk in the microwave to a lukewarm temperature, but hot enough that when you put the honey in it dissolves. Pour it over your hair in sections, massaging it in to make sure every strand is covered. Shampoo after 15-20 minutes.
Green Tea Hair Mask For Hair Loss
I honestly can never get enough of talking about all the benefits there is to green tea, but this time I’ll make it short and straight to the point. Green tea is rich in antioxidants and a perfect remedy for hair loss.
- 1 egg yolk
- 2 tablespoons of green tea
Mix the ingredients until a creamy mixture forms, apply the mask to your hair and scalp using a color applying brush. Let it sit for 15 to 20 minutes and wash off with cold water before shampooing.
There are a lot of natural ways to make really useful and effective hair masks at home, I hope you enjoyed mine.
If you get to try those please feel free to tell me in the comments how it went!(:
Enjoy your beautiful hair!(: