With so many hair styling trends to keep up every season. How can one take care of hair? We need to rock the party with different styles every time. We humans are never satisfied with what we have those with straight her long for curly locks, the curly hair ones look out for straight hair looks. From flat irons to curlers, from henna to hair colours we have to try them all. Oh how much we love the perfect straight hair showcased by the beautiful poster girl, and then we experiment with it.
We all know what hair treatments like rebounding, smoothing, perming, and colouring do to our hair. During the first few months it’s like we have found magical hair and a few months down the line it’s not all so good. Well, when we are done experimenting with all the styles then we realize the damage done to our hair. In such conditions just shampooing and conditioning the hair does not help. We need deep conditioning and it is then when hair masks come to the rescue. Get your hands on these homemade hair masks for Gorgeous Looking Hair at home, without visiting a salon.
Hair masks work wonder on the skin let’s quickly see what they can do:
- Give hair a healthy shine
- Helps in hair growth
- Supplies hair with nutrition
- Keeps dandruff at bay
- Restores hair lost moisture
Though there is a number of hair masks to be found in the local stores and online, we would be turning to your kitchen to make some amazing masks.
Dry Hair Masks
Banana Hair Mask: This one is a saviour for dry and brittle hair. This mask not only leaves your hair shiny but extremely soft just like a spa treatment at the salon. It’s a miracle for chemical-treated, dull dry hair. Regular application can improve your hair health significantly and also it will help in hair growth.
You will need: One Ripe banana, 2 Tbsp Coconut Oil, 1 Tbsp Honey and a few drops of rosewater.
What to do: Blend a ripe banana, coconut oil and honey together in a blender. You need to blend it really well as if not blended properly it becomes difficult to wash off as banana will stick to your hair badly.
Application: Detangle your hair with the help of a comb. Divide your hair into different sections and apply generously to all the sections. You can use the wide-teethed comb for this purpose also you can comb the hair so that the mask spreads evenly. Leave in the hair for 30 minutes and wash off with luke warm water using your favourite shampoo.
Egg Mask: Eggs are considered to be a superfood, they are power-packed with proteins, amino acids and Vitamins. Not only is good for your health but also good for hair health. They prevent hair breakage, help restore hair natural oils, assist in hair growth and also provide lustre to hair.
You will need: 1 Egg Yolk, 2 Tbsp Coconut Oil and 1 Tbsp Honey
What To do: Blend together Egg Yolk, Coconut Oil and Honey
Application: You will have to damp your hair a bit before applying. You can apply it to the damp her in sections and wait for 30 minutes to 40 Minutes. Tie up the hair and cover it up with a shower cap and wash off with luke warm or cold water using shampoo and conditioner. Do not use hot water as it may form clumps.
Mayonnaise Mask: Just like mayonnaise can turn a boring sandwich into an interesting meal, in the same way, it can give your hair an interesting makeover. Mayonnaise contains egg yolks, amino acids, vinegar and oils. These all contribute to better hair health. It is excellent for chemical-treated hair. It wards off dandruff, lice and flakiness. Also helps to calm down frizzy hair.
You will need: 1Tbsp Mayonnaise, 1 Egg, 1 Tbsp Olive Oil and 1 Tbsp Honey,
What to do: Blend all the ingredients together until mixed well.
Application: Apply it to the damp hair in sections and wait for 30 minutes. Tie up the hair and cover it up with a shower cap and wash off with luke warm water using shampoo and conditioner.
Oily Hair Masks
Multani Mitti/ Fuller’s Earth Mask and Soap Nut popularly known as Reetha
You will need: Multani Mitti and Reetha
What to do: Soak Multani Mitti at least 2 to 3 hours before the application. Add Reeetha powder to it just 20 minutes before the application. Mix well and apply to the hair. Let it sit for 15 minutes and wash off with your shampoo and conditioner.
Apple Cider Vinegar and Honey Mask
You will need: 1 Lemon, 1 Tbsp Honey and 1/ 4th cup of Apple Cider Vinegar
What do: Squeeze the lemon and add honey and apple cider vinegar to it in a bowl. Whisk together all three ingredients and apply them to the damp hair. Leave it for not more than 30 Minutes. Wash off with warm water.
Aloevera and Honey Hair Mask
You will need: 1Tbsp AloeVera Gel, 1 Tbsp Honey, 1 Egg Yolk and lemon
What to do: Squeeze out the lemon juice, add aloevera honey, egg yolk and lemon. Whisk well and apply to damp hair. Leave it for 20 minutes and wash it off with warm water. Shampoo and condition as usual.
Normal Hair Masks
All those who have Normal Hair, Types can try their hand on these hair masks as all of them will work well on them.
Papaya Hair Mask
You will need: Papaya, Yogurt and Honey
What To Do: Cut papaya into slices, Peel off the skin and blend in the blended. Add yogurt and 1Tbsp of honey to it and blend again to form a liquid mixture. Apply it to the hair and leave it for 30 minutes. Wash off with warm water. Shampoo and condition as usual.
Indulge in these hair masks once a week and you will see the change from dull lifeless hair to beautiful gorgeous looking hair. The Secret to Gorgeous Looking hair lies right in your kitchen closets go ahead and make the most of it. All these ingredients and packed up with powerful nutrients like vitamins and antioxidants for your hair and you will love your hair post these treatments. You won’t stop yourself from flaunting them. If in any case, you run short of time for preparing them and looking for readymade masks, you can grab them online preferable ones that are organic. Also, one should not forget nutrition is equally important, what we eat definitely matters.
Do let us know how your hair feels post trying these hair masks also you can share your own homemade hair mask recipes with us.