Soft and shiny hair is something that we all want. Some were lucky enough to have since forever, but some might have difficulties in maintaining a healthy hair – especially if you use heat products or dye it often. Even the weather can contribute against our hair, so it’s important to know few masks to help you in order to keep it healthy and nourished.
As you read, you will notice that you don’t need to many ingredients to come up with a great mask – in fact, most of the ingredients are just repeating in each recipe, making these homemade masks a real budget-friendly way to keep your hair healthy and give it the nutrients it needs.
1. Chlorella Nourishing Mask
Chlorella is one of the most popular whole-food based supplements, known for its detoxification abilities. Aloe vera is used to cure hair loss and helps to maintain the pH balance of the hair. Mix 2 tablespoons chlorella, 2 tablespoons, aloe vera, 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and 1/4 avocado and completely cover your hair with it. Leave it like that for 10 minutes and then wash it with soothing shampoo.
2. Natural Hair Mask
It’s all about the benefits that the organic ingredients are offering! This mask contains oils that will improve your hair in many ways – jojoba oil is great at moisturizing our hair, while the argan oil can treat split ends and makes our hair softer and shinier, among other benefits! For this mask, 2.5 oz. organic shea butter, 1 oz. organic fair trade avocado oil, 0.25 oz. organic 76° melt point coconut oil, 0.25 oz. organic jojoba oil and 0.25 oz. organic argan oil.
3. Honey, Eggs, Oil and Cheap Conditioner Mask
Honey is natural softener and antioxidant that can treat our scalp well and stimulate hair growth, while the eggs also stimulate the growth, prevent the hair loss and feed our hair with protein. For this mask, you need 1 egg or 2 if your hair is longer, 2-3 tablespoons honey, 2-3 tablespoons of oil and conditioner to make the mask consistent and to add moisture.
4. Coconut Oil and Honey Hair Mask
For this mask you need just two ingredients – 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of coconut oil as well. We already told you some of the benefits that the honey has, and here are some of the coconut oil – it retains moisture that keeps our hair shiny and soft, it protects our scalp from bacteria and infection and it reduces protein loss. Apply the mask on wet hair and leave it to soak in for 30-40 minutes and then wash it off with your shampoo.
5. Avocado, Banana and Coconut Oil Mask
For this mask, you need 1 ripe banana, 1/2 a ripe avocado, and 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil. The bananas are known for preventing the hair ends to split or break. They are rich in potassium that strengthens our hair and they also control hair loss, add shine and stimulate hair growth. Leave the mask on your hair for abour 20 minutes or more and then wash it off.
6. Avocado Lemon Mask
Lemon juice is a known ingredient in hair products and there are many reasons why. First of all, the lemons are one of the best sources when it comes to vitamin C, which can help in making our hair stronger and longer. They reduce hair loss, add more shine to dull hair and help in cleansing the scalp from dead cells – to name just few of the benefits. For this mask, you need one avocado and few tablespoons of lemon juice.
7. Aloe Vera, Honey and Yogurt Hair Mask
You already know what honey and aloe vera can do to your hair, but what about yogurt? It has its own benefits, so let’s write few of them – yogurt has anti-fungal properties that will help you especially if you’re dealing with dandruff. Use yogurt when you want to tame hair frizz and to add shine to a dull hair. For this mask, mix two teaspoons of each aloe vera, yogurt and honey.
8. Coconut Oil, Honey Mask with Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is a known combination for hair rinse, but it can serve you well even when it comes to masks. it can bring our scalp to its almost ideally acidity, while at the same time it kills bacteria and fungus, reduces hair frizz and also reduces porosity of our hair. To make this mask, you need 2 tbsp of organic coconut oil,1 tbsp of local honey and 1 tbsp of raw apple cider vinegar.
9. Strawberry Mask
For this mask you need 8 strawberries, 1 egg yolk and 2 large spoons of olive oil. Just blend all the ingredients together and apply the mask on your hair – you might want to have a cap in order to stop the strawberries from falling down. Keep the mask on your hair for 20-30 minutes and then wash it off. Your hair will be soft, shiny and it will smell so nice!
10. Moroccan Oil Mask
Moroccan oil is one of the most popular oils for hair care – it works great for damaged hair, it prevents from split ends and makes our hair so shiny! For this mask, you’ll need a tablespoon of each coconut oil and honey and a dropper full of Moroccan oil. After mixing well, apply the mask on your hair starting from the middle down until the ends. Leave it for 10-15 minutes and afterwards rinse with lukewarm water.