No one wants to have bad hair, but not everyone’s hair is perfect. Some have frizzy or oily hair; some suffer from extreme hair fall and some face dry and damaged hair. Life has become really busy and it has become common to neglect basic beauty routines and our hair suffers the most in the process. Your regular shampoo and conditioning regime isn’t enough, your hair needs extra care and nutrition. We have compiled some great DIY versions of hair masks that will solve all your hair problems. Do It Yourself versions are great as they are made from ingredients easily available at home.
Avocado-honey hair mask
This mask is perfect for hair that is dry, weak and suffers from split ends. Avocado and honey are both known for their moisturizing qualities so apply this mask and enjoy silky, soft damage free hair.
Half an avocado
2 tbs castor oil
3 tbs honey (preferably organic)
Optional: essential oils like lavender or rosemary can be used to combat the smell of egg.
Blend all the ingredients together and apply on damp hair. Cover hair using a shower cap. You need to leave this mask on for 2 to 4 hours and then wash and condition as per your regular routine. Try to use this mask at least twice a week for best results.
Strawberry lemon hair masks
For those who suffer from oily hair, this strawberry lemon mask is the ultimate solution. The essence from strawberries helps regulate the production of sebum and also helps in removing excessive oil. Lemon extracts also help combat excessive oil and act as a cleaning agent. Lemon also helps give your hair strands shine.
1 kg strawberries
Half a cup lemon juice
Blend the strawberries and sieve out the seeds. Add the lemon juice to the strawberry puree and mix well. Store in an air tight container and make sure you keep it refrigerated. This mixture will last you for up to two weeks. 15 minutes before showering, rub 8-12 tbs of the mixture on you scalp and then wash and condition as per your routine. Use this at least 4 times a week for best results. For those who experience oily, flat hair due to the rising levels of humidity, this one’s for you.
White honey mask
This mask is perfect for damaged hair. Whether your hair is damaged due to sun exposure, or because of excessive use of heating products or due to chemicals, this mask will help reverse the damage and will give you picture perfect hair. This is one of the best among all the hair masks recipe!
1 cup full cream milk
½ cup full fat mayonnaise
5 tbs organic honey
Put all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Heat for 30 seconds in the microwave before applying. Once you apply the mask (make sure you cover your scalp and your hair from root to tip), leave it on for at least an hour and then wash it off following your regular shampoo and conditioning routine. Apply this mask twice a week for best results. This mask will help strengthen your hair and reverse the damage.
Your hair is the ultimate accessory, even if you don’t have makeup on; you can flaunt your fabulous hair and steal the show. So try your best to use organic products on your hair. Mother nature always has tricks up her sleeve to help us out. Use these hair masks and solve all your hair related problems.
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