Coconut Oil, Strawberry

7 DIY hair masks we know you’ll love

If you’re reading thisarticle, it’s likely time to make time this week to indulge yourself and give your hair a little care. To aid you in planning your night of lathering and slathering, we’ve compiled our top 7 hair masks and treatments you can test. Sip a glass wine, watch your Netflix and get yourself ready to have healthier hair.

Why do hair masks need to be used?

Hair masks are easy and powerful, efficient methods of providing your hair with numerous health benefits in just 20 minutes. Consider hair masks as powerful hair conditioners that are high-powered which provide benefits to your hair such as hydrating and softening and boosting growth with shine, even fighting off the appearance of infections. Although some salons provide costly treatments for your hair that provide similar results We’ve gone straight into Mother Nature for our hair masks. This set of hair masks are made with just a handful of natural ingredients, and they are all in your refrigerator or in the cupboard and originate out of the Earth. The recipes we’ll provide you with are all great hair masks that nourish, protect and nourish your hair to ensure you’re making your hair look great.

Watch the video tutorial in the following video and scroll down for instructions for every DIY hair mask.

The ingredients

Here’s a list of natural ingredients to be used in the blends we’re planning to show you. When possible, we advise using organic products to make sure that the ingredients that you’re applying to your hair are not contaminated of pesticides and growth chemicals:

– Avocados

– Strawberries

– Lemon

– Honey

– Coconut Oil

– Coconut Milk

– Brown Sugar

– Banana

– Plain Yogurt

– Eggs

– Cinnamon

– Olive Oil

1. Coconut Oil + Honey Hair Mask (Repairing)

Coconut Oil + Honey Hair Mask (Repairing)

Coconut Oil + Honey Hair Mask (Repairing)

Let’s look at the components and benefits.

COCONUT OIL

Coconuts really do seem to be the perfect ingredient for your hair. Coconut Oil can be used to treat skin and hair and is a great fat to cook with, assists in digestion, and supports your body’s naturally occurring hormones…the advantages from Coconut Oil are endless! Coconut Oil for hair keeps hair soft and moist, and stops hair breaking because of its excellent capacity to hold in moisture. Because Coconut Oil is a rich source of fat acids which penetrate hair much more thoroughly than other conditioners, which results in gorgeous smooth, silky, shining hair. We suggest using Organic Coconut Oil whenever possible.

HONEY

Honey’s benefits are numerous! Honey is excellent to retain water in hair since it is naturally a moisture-retaining agent. It sucks moisture into your hair and stops it from leaving. This is especially beneficial for those with dry hair that requires an extra boost in moisture and moisture. Honey also acts as an emollient. It can help smooth and soften your hair. It also brings back the lost shine and sheen to your hair.

THE INGREDIENTS

1 tablespoon of coconut oil. Coconut Oil
One tablespoon honey

DIRECTIONS :

1. Combine all the ingredients in the bowl

2. Place the mix in a pot and let it heat until the mixture is the mixture is melted

3. Apply the product to hair starting from the top. wrap in a shower cap

4. Allow it to sit for 15 minutes.

5. Rinse

Do you need additional instructions for making the Coconut Oil and honey hair mask at home? Go here to view an instructional video.

2. Coconut Oil + Cinnamon Hair Mask (Hair Growth)

 

Cinnamon Hair Mask (Hair Growth)

Cinnamon Hair Mask (Hair Growth)

Let’s look at the components and the benefits they bring.

COCONUT OIL

We’ve discussed Coconut Oil in the last mask recipe , and you’ll see Coconut Oil used in a variety of hair mask recipes due to its moisturizing and hydrating properties.

CINNAMON

Cinnamon is a natural antimicrobial ingredient that can aid in the growth of your hair as well as reducing dandruff and hair loss, and also strengthens the hair follicles. If you apply it to the hair of yours, it increases the circulation of your scalp, increasing the flow of blood to hair follicles and leading to increased hair growth. If you’re looking to grow longer hair then this is the hair mask you need. Let’s stir!

INGREDIENTS:

1 tablespoon of coconut oil. Coconut Oil
One teaspoon cinnamon

DIRECTIONS:

1. Mix the two ingredients in a bowl. Make sure that they’re well mixed.

2. Part your hair along to the middle and begin by applying it to the side and then on your scalp.

3. Make use of your fingers for massaging the products onto your scalp. *Bonus Head Massage*

4. Hair should be tied up, and secure it with either a shower cap or towel

5. Allow this mask to sit for 30 to 45 minutes, then rinse it off with regular Shampoo and Conditioner.

This mask is the best and most effective when used every week for a few days.

 

3. Egg + Lemon Hair Mask (Oily Hair)

 

Lemon Hair Mask (Oily Hair)

Lemon Hair Mask (Oily Hair)

Let’s go over the components and benefits.

EGGS

Eggs are high in Vitamins A, D, and E Proteins and fatty acids that help maintain the shine and luster in your hair. Since hair is primarily composed by protein and protein-rich foods, giving this added boost for your hair leaves hair feeling healthy and rejuvenated. It’s not just delicious cooked into an omelette, it’s an excellent natural conditioner!

LEMONS

Lemon juice is ideal for people who have oily hair because lemon juice is capable of absorption of grease and oil on the scalp. Lemon juice is rich in Vitamin C which can lead to hair that is strong, and its acidic nature can aid in cleansing your hair of dust and dirt that has accumulated. Lemon also contains a substance called Limonenethat gives the shine and bounce of dull hair that is lifeless and dull. The juice of lemons is beneficial for fighting Dandruffbecause it is anti-fungal. Who would have thought there were many benefits to lemon juice!

INGREDIENTS:

– 1 egg
– 1/2 lemon

DIRECTIONS:

1. Crack an egg make sure you only use the egg’s white.
2. Take the lemon’s half into an mixing bowl.
3. Blend the egg white with lemon juice until you get a consistent consistency.
4. Apply conditioner to damp hair from the top to the bottom.
5. Hair should be tied up, then cover by a cap for showers
6. Then let the mask rest for 30 to 45 minutes before washing with shampoo and conditioner.

Naturally, the most effective method to eliminate oily hair is to take preventative steps. Find out further on this site.

If you’d like kick this hair mask to the next level Here’s a recipe for the perfect hair mask that won’t only address your oil problems, but will it will also soften and enhance your natural shine.

ANOTHER VARIATION…ADD IN SOME COCONUT MILK

Surprise! The coconut milk can be a healthy hair-repairing treatment. This is not surprising since it is made of the nutritious, white skin of the coconut. Are you struggling with hair loss? If you are, then coconut milk is packed with nutrients like Niacin and Folate which improve circulation to the scalp, encouraging hair growth. Are you suffering from dry hair? Coconut milk is also rich in Vitamin E as well as healthy fats that nourish dry hair, moisturize hair from the root to the tip and serves as an natural hair detangler.

INGREDIENTS:

– 1 egg
1 cup coconut milk
One squeeze of lemon
2 tablespoons of olive oil

 

4. Brown Sugar + Olive Oil Hair Mask (Dry Hair)

 

Olive Oil Hair Mask (Dry Hair)

Olive Oil Hair Mask (Dry Hair)

Let’s look at the components and the benefits they bring.

BROWN SUGAR

Brown sugar is an excellent exfoliant which helps remove those dead skin cells that have accumulated on your scalp as well as any residual residue buildup. Who would have thought that this sweet baking ingredient could be the most important ingredient to have healthier hair?

EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL

Extra-virgin olive oil has long been utilized for its natural conditioning properties to combat dry and brittle hair. It also creates smooth and shiny hair by keeping moisture in and keeping the scalp from drying. It’s an ideal tool to prevent hair loss or split ends. It can also prevent even fly-aways!

Do you head scratch a often? Do you suffer from dry hair and dandruff? This treatment will be the best option to resolve those issues. If you’d like to know the of the issue (no implied pun) of your hair being dry, address the hair’s issue from the inside, Click here.

INGREDIENTS:

two tablespoons of brown sugar
1 teaspoon of olive oil

DIRECTIONS:

1. Combine the oil and sugar in the bowl

2. Hairstyles to be applied from the top to the bottom

3. Then, let the mask be in your hair for 15 to 20 minutes.

4. Rinse

 

5. Banana, Yogurt + Honey Hair Mask (Frizzy Hair)

 

Honey Hair Mask (Frizzy Hair)

Honey Hair Mask (Frizzy Hair)

Let’s look at the components and the benefits they bring.

BANANAS

We go bananas for bananas in hair mask recipes! Bananas are the secret ingredient to help condition your hair. They’re packed with natural oils, potassium carbohydrates and vitamins. They all assist in locking in moisture and remove the hair frizz that is so annoying..

YOGURT

This recipe may sound like we’re creating a parfait however we assure you that yogurt is a great food for frizzy hair. Yogurt contains high levels of lactic acid. This aids in treating damaged and dull hair, which is why this ingredient must be included.

Let’s now learn ways to prepare this delicious or, more accurately, hair mask!

INGREDIENTS:

1 banana sliced
2 tablespoons plain yogurt
One tablespoon honey

DIRECTIONS:

1. Combine all the ingredients in a blender or crush the banana, then mix all the ingredients until well blended.

2. Apply the mask to hair that is damp from the top to the bottom.

3. Make sure you tie your hair in a ponytail and then cover it your head with shower caps.

4. Apply the mask to your hair for approximately 30 to 45 minutes.

5. Rinse your hair with usual shampoo, conditioner and rinse.

Boom! Frizz-be-gone! O

6. Coconut Oil, Avocado + Honey Hair Mask (Damaged Hair)

 

Honey Hair Mask (Damaged Hair)

Honey Hair Mask (Damaged Hair)

Let’s go over the components and the benefits they bring.

Okay, just a little cautionary note: this could make you look like you’ve got guacamole over your hair, however that it’s worth it.

AVOCADOS

Have you ever wondered why health enthusiasts advocate avocados as a key component of a balanced meal? This is because the guacamole element is a healthy, natural fat that provides more than 20 minerals and vitamins like folate, potassium (which helps repair the damaged cell), Vitamins C and E (which each aid in growing hair). Also, avocados give your hair shine, nourishment and provide your hair with protein and vitamins and can even keep your hair safe from extreme heat and wear and tear.

INGREDIENTS:

– 1 avocado
– 2 eggs
One tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon of Coconut Oil. Coconut Oil

DIRECTIONS:

1. Mash avocados and place the mash into the bowl of a mixer.

2. Add honey, eggs as well as oil into the avocado mix and mix thoroughly.

3. Apply the product to your hair from the ends up to the roots.

4. Allow to sit for about 15 minutes.

5. Rinse.

 

7. Coconut Oil, Strawberry + Honey Hair Mask (Shiny Hair)

 

Coconut Oil, Strawberry

Coconut Oil, Strawberry

Let’s look at the ingredients and the benefits they bring.

STRAWBERRIES

The recipe for a hair mask is an excellent way to improve overall hair health It is also one of our top picks because strawberries make the scent so delicious. Strawberries are a great source of Vitamin C which aids the body produce collagen, which is an essential component of hair’s structure. The strawberry hair mask removes grease and oil and gives your hair the shiny shine.

INGREDIENTS

– 6-8 fresh strawberries
1 tablespoon of coconut oil. Coconut Oil
One tablespoon honey

DIRECTIONS

1. Blend all ingredients together to create the puree.

2. Apply the paste evenly onto damp hair.

3. Let it rest for 5-10 minutes.

4. Rinse thoroughly with warm water.

BONUS INGREDIENT: APPLE CIDER VINEGAR

It is renowned for its antifungal and antibacterial properties that help with scalps that are itchy and flaky. It also cleans your hair with no stripping of natural oils, and aids in retaining moisture within your hair to provide better conditioning. How can apple cider vinegar help your hair? Here’s a quick science lesson:

Apple cider vinegar is loaded with of vitamins , including B vitamins Vitamin C, potassium and vitamin B. Because apple cider vinegar is somewhat acidic, when you dilute it with water, it does amazingly to regulate the pH of your scalp and treat any diseases. The exposure of your hair to acidic apple cider vinegar makes it harder on the exterior of your hair, which leads to hair that shines and is silky and smooth and less susceptible to becoming tangly. You can try an ACV shampoo for your hair to provide it with an overhaul. It’s so easy, yet effective.