Everyone wants beautiful, shiny and healthy hair but we can't always afford expensive treatments and products, why not try some of these easy peasy recipes you can make at home? You don't need to spend a fortune as there a great number of natural treatments that you can use to improve the condition of your hair, most of which you'll probably already have in your kitchen! These are some of our favourite recipes for hair masks that work amazingly well but cost very little...
Creamy Avocado Mask
you have a dry hair that is in desperate need of moisture, then try
this creamy avocado mask. Avocado is one of the nature’s super foods as
its oils and proteins will smooth and moisturise your locks.
one avocado and a few drops of olive oil in a bowl, then add an egg
yolk and a teaspoon of natural yogurt, then mix until it becomes a green
paste. Once mixed, apply it on your hair, leave for around 15 minutes
and wash it off with your normal shampoo. Dry your hair as normal. You
hair will become super soft and much healthier looking!
honey hair mask is amazing for nourishing, moisturising and softening
your hair. First, mix half a cup of honey with a teaspoon of yoghurt.
Then add a tea spoon of olive oil and one egg, blend all of the
ingredients together. Then, apply the mixture on your hair evenly
throughout your hair focusing on the ends of the hair (as it will help
to prevent split ends). Leave it for around 15 minutes then wash your
hair as normal.
Bananas can work absolute magic on your hair and scalp, the oily texture is great for
nourishing and moisturising dry and damaged hair. Start with
mixing banana with one tablespoon of olive oil in a bowl. Mash it
together until it gets to be smoothie-like puree and apply it on your
hair and scalp. Leave it for around 30 minutes and wash your hair
thoroughly with shampoo, the perfect excuse to relax in the bath with a magazine!
if you like cooking roasted vegetables and have some pumpkin (or sweet
potato) left over, then you can you can make an amazing pumpkin mask for
your hair and face. Make sure your pumpkin leftover does not contain
salt before you prepare your mask though.
contains superb ingredients such as Vitamins A and C, Potassium, Zinc as
well as beta-carotene, which gives it that lovely orange colour. To
prepare your hair mask add 1-2 tablespoons of honey to a cup of pumpkin
puree and mix it together. Apply to your hair and scalp, then leave for
around 15 minutes. Rinse your hair and wash with shampoo as normal.
Pumpkin is so nourishing that you can also apply it to your face for
that extra special treat!
Coconut Oil Conditioner
is full of wonderful properties which will do wonders for your dry
hair. Coconut oil is heavy, so use it sparingly if you have fine or thin
hair. To start, mix coconut oil with two egg yolks till it becomes a
creamy gold paste. Then wash your hair and massage the mixture you have
made throughout your hair ensuring the ends are also covered. Leave for
15-20 minutes and rinse out with water for shiny, soft and tropical
scented hair, yum!
Apple Vinegar conditioner
you feel your hair isn't as shiny as you'd like and feel it needs an
extra boost, then try this amazing Apple Vinegar conditioner! Add an egg
to a half tea cup of Apple Vinegar, one tablespoon of Olive Oil and a
few drops of glycerine to make this rich nourishing mask that will leave
your hair beautifully soft and shiny. After shampooing your hair, apply
it throughout and leave for 30 minutes. Rinse off with warm water and
then style your hair as you usually do. This mask will do miracles to
your dry and damaged hair!
After trying any of these DIY
treatments you will see your hair nourished from both the inside and
outside, and looking glossy, soft and healthy again! Let me know if you
try any of these recipes out, I'd love to hear what you think!
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