10 Natural Hair Masks That Will Help You Solve Your Hair Issues
Homemade hair masks are so easy to make and they are so inexpensive too, but best of all, you can change the ingredients in a homemade hair mask to suit your type of hair perfectly. Whether you have dry hair, damaged hair or oily hair, there will be a recipe for a for a hair mask somewhere that will bring your hair back to life. Take a look at these wonderful hair mask recipes that we have put together for you, and feel free to have some fun changing the ingredients and making your own recipes too. Here are ten natural hair masks that will help solve most of the common issues that you could have with your hair.
1. Natural hair mask for fine hair
Here’s a hair mask especially for you if you have limp or very fine hair. This one takes the age old idea that beer can add volume to hair and adds a few extra ingredients to give your hair some hydration and some extra protein. Take ½ cup of flat beer and mix it with a tablespoon of olive oil and one raw egg. Massage the mixture into dry hair and leave it to sit for twenty minutes before you wash it out again with lukewarm water. Use this hair mask once every two weeks and you should soon start to see much more volume in your hair.
2. Natural hair mask for dry hair
This is a natural hair mask that will quickly liven up dry hair and bring back the softness and bounce. It includes bananas, which are very high in potassium and are great for vitalising dry hair and it has honey in, which acts as a natural humectant and locks moisture into the hair. Mash up half a banana and then stir in 2 teaspoons of coconut oil, 2 teaspoons of olive oil, and 2 teaspoons of honey. Apply the mixture to your hair and leave it on for at least half an hour to work its magic.
3. Natural hair mask for damaged hair
This mayonnaise based hair mask may not smell the sweetest, but it works wonders on damaged hair and it is especially effective on curly hair. For this one you will need one egg, three teaspoons of mayonnaise and a teaspoon of olive oil. Mix the ingredients thoroughly together, apply it to your hair, and leave it on for about half an hour. If your hair is also looking a bit dull, try adding a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar to this mixture and that will remove any product residue from your hair.
4. Natural hair mask for weak, lifeless hair
From toxins in the air to the chemicals in styling products; there are so many things that can drain the life out of your hair. Fortunately, this simple homemade natural hair mask will soon repair the damage and put the life back into your hair. This hair mask has yoghurt in it, which will help to remove dirt and grime from your hair, while the mayonnaise in the recipe will put back some of the moisture. Jut mix one egg with ¼ cup of yoghurt and ¼ cup of mayonnaise. Apply the hair mask to your hair and leave it to sit for half an hour. Remember, if you use egg in any hair mask recipe, always use cool or lukewarm water to wash it out, or the eggs will thicken and start to cook.
5. Natural hair mask for oily roots and dry ends
When you have combination hair, where the roots get oily fast and the ends are always dry, many store-bought products for oily air can be too strong, because they take too much oil out of the hair. As an alternative, try this all natural hair mask for oily hair that will remove excess oil and regulate oil production, but won’t leave your hair and scalp feeling dry. Mash ½ a cup of strawberries and pass the pulp through a sieve to remove the pips. Then, stir in a teaspoon of lemon juice and two tablespoons of water. Massage the mixture into your hair and leave to sit for twenty minutes before you rinse it out again.
6. Natural hair mask for frizzy hair
Both bananas and avocados are great for dry, frizzy hair, so we’ve included them both in this natural hair mask recipe. Mash up the flesh of one ripe banana and one ripe avocado and then stir in one tablespoon of olive oil. Apply that to your hair once a month and leave it to sit for half an hour each time and it will keep your hair shiny and frizz free.
7. Natural hair mask for brittle hair
When hair becomes dry and brittle, it becomes unmanageable and it gets damaged very easily. To fix that problem fast, make up a mixture of 4 tablespoons of aloe vera, 3 tablespoons of olive oil, and one egg yolk, apply it to your hair and leave it on for half an hour, or overnight if you can. If you do that regularly, it will nourish and hydrate hair and make it a lot stronger.
8. Natural hair mask for normal hair
Eggs are the most common ingredients in hair masks, because they nourish the hair with protein and they can be used on both oily and dry hair. If you have oily hair, you can use the egg white, and for dry hair, you can use the egg yolk. All you need to do to use eggs as natural hair mask is mix either the yolk or the white, depending on your hair type, with a few drops of lemon juice. Apply it to your hair, cover with a shower cap, and leave it to sit for twenty minutes, and wash off.
9. Natural hair mask for dull hair
To restore the shine to dull hair, you can’t beat the power of banana and honey. If you use this hair mask twice a week, you will be utterly amazed at the difference it makes to your hair. Mix one egg, 3 tablespoons of milk, 3 tablespoons of honey, and 3 tablespoons of olive oil in a bowl. When all the ingredients are thoroughly mixed together, apply the mixture to your hair and leave it sit for about twenty minutes.
10. Natural hair mask for dandruff
To treat dandruff, you can use a hair mask that has yoghurt and lemon juice in and in this recipe we have added honey as well, so that the mask doesn’t dry out your hair. Just mix together some natural, plain yoghurt with a few drops of lemon juice and a tablespoon of honey. Apply the mixture to your hair and leave it to sit for twenty minutes before you wash it out.
What are your favorite natural hair masks?