10 Natural Hair Treatments You Can DIY at Home
By Yuan Chen
Having a healthy and shiny mane is a dream every woman desires to fulfill. While there are pretty girls out there born and blessed with gorgeous, luscious hair, a large portion of the masses need to fight an everyday battle with their dry and frizzy hair.
Dry hair can be a major problem as it makes your hair appear not just frizzy, but also makes it prone to split ends and tangles.
So, how to deal with it?
We bring you the best solution to deal with dry, damaged, and frizzy hair right from your kitchen. Yes! We list the 10 top DIY Home treatments that will repair and treat your dry hair over time, leaving you with glossy, smooth, and healthy manes!
1. Hot Oil Treatment
Just pick an oil of your preference and heat it a little. Allow the oil to warm and then apply it to your hair. Let it rest for one or two hours, then wash off with cold water.
Almond oil, Olive oil, Coconut oil, Jojoba oil, you can pick any of these according to your hair texture and requirements. Also, if you prefer, you can mix two oils and apply them to provide deep nourishment and softer texture.
2. Egg Yolk Mask
You must have heard that egg white is really good for skin and you will be glad to know that egg yolk can also work wonders for your hair.
All you need to do is take one or two egg yolks, according to your hair length, and whip them well. Once they turn creamy, apply to hair and leave for one hour. Wash off with your regular shampoo and conditioner. You will see the difference from the very first application.
3. Honey and Yogurt Mask
Both honey and yogurt are excellent moisturizers for dry hair. Even women with normal hair can apply this mask to boost hair strength and even out texture.
Honey moisturizes brittle hair and is an excellent anti-bacterial for the scalp. On the other hand, yogurt deeply nourishes hair and scalp, helping to enhance hair texture. You may prepare a mixture with a half cup of yogurt and 2 Tbsp of honey. Mix well and apply to hair. Rinse and shampoo after one hour.
4. Bananas and Avocado
Bananas are excellent to lock moisture in your hair while avocado is great to enhance its strength. Also, bananas help to close scalp pores, guarding against hair fall and dandruff.
Mash one banana and mix one avocado into it. Make sure the mixture is lump free. Apply to hair and wash off with cold water after one hour.
5. Beer Wash
Beer possesses excellent conditioning properties and is known to add healthy shine to dull and frizzy hair. Moreover, it contains vitamin B, which is great for increasing volume and hair’s luster.
Prepare the ‘Beer wash mixture’ by mixing one portion of beer with two portions of water. Once you are done with shampoo and conditioning, you can give a final rinse to your hair with this mixture. Let your hair air dry.
6. Aloe Vera and Yogurt
I have already told you about the goodness of yogurt. The other ingredient in this pack, Aloe Vera, is an excellent herb to repair damage and moisturize dry hair. Aloe Vera is beneficial to the scalp and encourages healthy hair growth.
You can mix half cup yogurt with 4 Tbsp of Aloe Vera gel or extract. Blend thoroughly and apply to hair up to the roots. Let the pack work on your hair for one hour and wash off with cold water. This pack nourishes hair and leaves it healthy, soft, and luscious.
7. Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple Cider Vinegar or ACV is an element rich in a myriad of components. It is great for the skin and hair. ACV treats zits and strengthens hair health. It removes any buildup on hair.
To prepare the ACV mixture, you need to mix 2 cups of apple cider vinegar with 2 cups of water. Wash your hair with shampoo and conditioner and then give a final rinse with the diluted apple cider vinegar mixture. After drying, your hair will become soft, smooth, and silky.
8. Gram Flour and Raw Milk
Gram flour is an excellent hair cleanser, and raw milk is great to strengthen the hair root and deeply nourish. Both ingredients are readily available and can be mixed in order to provide your dry hair with natural moisture and nourishment.
This is an excellent pack to remove all the impurities from your hair. You may take lukewarm milk or raw milk, as per your preference, and add gram flour to it to make a paste. Now mix the two ingredients well and let them dry for half an hour to an hour. Wash with cold water and use this mask once a week for best results.
9. Olive Oil and Vitamin E Oil Massage
Olive oil is one of the most amazing oils for dry, frizzy hair. Even vitamin E oil is great to nourish hair from deep within and provide it with needed strength and volume.
A mixture of both oils in equal proportion can be prepared and applied to hair for two hours or even overnight. If you plan to apply these oils for a few hours, you can mix few drops of lemon juice to combat dandruff or dry scalp problems.
10. Amla and Strawberry Pack
You can prepare individual packs of both these ingredients or mix them together in equal portions to prepare a rich mask for your hair.
Blend together into a mixture and apply to hair. Strawberry nourishes your hair deeply while Amla is great for hair strength, texture, and volume.
You can try any one of these packs on a weekly basis and soon you will witness improved soft, and gorgeous hair. So try them and see for yourself the magical wonders of these simple yet highly effective DIY home masks for dry hair.
Author Bio :Yuan Chen is a Manager at T1Hairs- Brazilian Wavy Hair Extension Company. He has more than 6 years of experience in Hairdressing Industry and has a good reputation in this field.
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