Is your hair damaged from bleaching, coloring and heat? Is it starting to look lifeless and limp? Split ends starting to waste your hair away? The best way to lessen the damage and lock in moisture in the hair is through all natural hair treatments.
Give back life to your dull and dry hair with ingredients you can find in your kitchen. Save money on expensive salon treatments and try out these DIY Hair Masks for Damage and Dry Hair.
1. COCONUT HAIR MASK
Coconut oil is rich in zinc, potassium, fatty acids and protein. These vitamins and minerals are essential to healthy and shiny hair. Apply coconut oil on dry and damage sections of hair overnight and notice a huge difference after your morning shower. You can also use coconut oil as a hot oil treatment at home. Before taking a hot shower, apply coconut oil all in the hair and comb through to evenly distribute the oil. Wrap your hair in a warm towel and let it sit in your hair for 15 to 30 minutes. Sit in the shower and let the steam from the shower open your hair follicles for better moisture absorption. Rinse off and use a mild shampoo. Do not use a conditioner for 2 days after this treatment. It will make your hair limp and oily.
2. HONEY HAIR MASK
Honey is a powerful moisturizer; it contains vitamins and minerals that boost the hair’s moisture and luster. Honey is great for damage hair, it helps brings back the lacking nourishments the hair strands lost during damage. It also has antibacterial properties, protecting the scalp from infection and irritation. Apply honey on damp hair and comb through your hair with your fingers. Make sure that you get more honey in the tips of your hair. Leave it on for 15 minutes and rinse off with lukewarm water.
3. COCONUT AND HONEY HAIR MASK
Combine the power of coconut oil and honey with this super damage repair hair mask. Use organic and all natural honey and coconut oil for full effect. Mix one part coconut oil and 2 parts honey together and stir. This mixture is thick and can be a little messy, when applying it on someone, use a towel around their shoulder to prevent spilling. Comb this mixture from bottom to top and make sure it is spread out on the hair evenly. Wrap your hair in a shower cap and watch TV for half an hour. Rinse your hair off and use a mild shampoo. Avoid using a mint based shampoo after using this mask may cause some irritation on the scalp.
4. EGGS AND OLIVE OIL HAIR MASK
Eggs are rich in protein, protein that rejuvenates damaged hair. Olive oil is great moisturizers, components of olive oils help open up the hair follicles for better nutrient and moisture absorption. Using this two ingredient hair mask can lessen hair damage, improves dryness and give shine to the hair. Whisk the egg yolk until it becomes frothy; add a tablespoon of olive oil. Mix the two ingredients together and gently massage on the scalp. Massage it for 2 minutes; if you have an oily scalp do not do this process instead apply the mask half an inch away from the scalp. Apply the mask from roots to ends of the hair and wrap your hair in a towel. Let the mask sit for 15 minutes and rinse off with cold water.
5. APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, ALMOND OIL AND HONEY HAIR MASK
This mask is great split ends; it prevents splitting and stops damage from split ends. The best way to remove split ends is to cut it off, leaving it on the hair will only cause it to split more and cause further damage. Using this hair mask will stop the splitting and improve dryness and damage. This hair mask will also hide the damage and improve appearance. Mix equal part of honey and apple cider vinegar, mix well. Add a tablespoon of almond oil and mix until smooth. Apply the mask from roots to ends and cover the hair in plastic or a shower cap. Leave it in for 15 minutes and rinse off with cold water.
6. SOUR CREAM AND PLAIN YOGURT HAIR MASK
Bring back moisture and shine to dry and damage hair using dairy products! Yogurt, milk, cheese and sour cream contain lactic acid that reverses the effects of damage hair and removes dirt from the scalp. Cheese can be smelly; the best choice is sour cream and plain yogurt. Mix equal parts yogurt and sour cream. Apply this mixture in damp hair (damp the hair with warm water) and leave it on for 20 to 30 minutes. Rinse the hair with cold water. You can do this treatment twice a month.
Bring back the bounce and life in your hair with these DIY hair masks. All natural hair masks are great for restoring shine, moisture and nourishment to the hair without using chemicals. No need for expensive hair treatments, just basic kitchen ingredients and an easy to make recipe.