Women have an ornamental and emotional value attached to their hair. Isn’t it? For men too, damaged hair is directly proportional to loss of self-confidence. Besides chlorinated water, excessive shampooing and sun exposure can steal away hair’s luster and strength. A number of readymade options are available but they contain harsh chemicals. Moreover, in long term they can damage the hair further. Homemade hair masks can reverse effect of external causes that harm your hair, helping revitalize your locks and making it flaunt worthy. Restore the beauty of your hair and regain your lost self-esteem by using these effective hair.
These Are Nourishing Homemade Hair Masks
Milk And Honey Mask For Damaged Hair
This mask is perfect for those who are looking to reverse damaged and brittle hair. Honey present in this mask softens and smoothens the hair while milk replenishes the lost moisture and luster by supplying all the necessary nutrients. The mask will also improve the health of scalp and hair follicles. Honey behaves like a humectant and prevents hair loss. This is an easy to make mask. All you need to do is mix a tablespoon of honey to a glass of milk, preferably whole milk. If you have coarse hair, use cream instead of whole milk and if you have fine hair use skim milk. Let it work on the scalp and hair for 20-30 minutes and then wash off with a mild shampoo and lukewarm water.
Coconut Cream Mask For Dry And Dull Hair
This mask suits those who have extremely dry and dull hair. Coconut behaves as an excellent emulsifier and is capable of restoring hair that has incurred damaged due to UV rays or other environmental factors. Due to its high content of saturated fats, it conditions the hair deeply making the hair appear pliable and soft. Although preparing this mask is not as easy as the former one but the mask is worth all the time you will spend. For preparing the mask you require a tablespoon full coconut cream. Just warm it up by rubbing it in your hands and apply like a conditioner to your hair – from root to tip. For better penetration of oils, wrap your hair with a warm, moist towel and let the cream work on your hair for an hour. Wash off with a good shampoo.
Strawberry Mask For Frizzy Hair
Strawberry mask is ideal for those with frizzy and dull hair. You can use the strawberries that are to mushy to be eaten. Add some yogurt, olive oil and an egg to the strawberries and blend them together. Apply the mask on hair for 15-20 minutes and then wash off with a mild shampoo. While strawberries will promote hair growth, yogurt will smoothen the hair and will also treat dandruff. Olive oil will provide the required nutrition to hair and egg will supply the proteins making hair silky and soft.
Banana And Almond Mask For Shiny Hair
This DIY mask can be prepared in a few seconds. All you need to do is mash up a banana or two and add some almond oil to it. Mix this concoction well and apply on your slap and hair. Let it sit on your hair for half an hour after which you can rinse and wash it with a good shampoo. Almond oil in the mask will keep the hair moisture locked in and banana being rich in potassium, Vitamin A, C, K will deliver healthy sheen to your hair.
Beer Mask For Shiny And Healthy Hair
Beer is not just an alcoholic beverage! Sounds crazy? Well, only a few people know that beer can induce hair growth and make limping hair look shiny and healthy. The below mentioned hair mask is perfectly suited for those looking forward to trigger hair growth. Additionally, it is simple to use and do not cause any side effects. Just mix a raw egg, a tsp of canola or sunflower oil and 1/2 a cup of beer. Apply this mixture on clean, damp hair and let your hair soak it for 20-25 minutes. Rinse it with cool water.
Black Tea And Rum Mask For Beautiful Hair
The combination may sound weird but this mask can work wonders for your hair. All you require for this mask is a teaspoon of Rum and tea leaves left after brewing your morning tea. Mix both the ingredients and apply in the hair roots working out outwards. Leave it on your scalp for an hour before you wash it off.
Lime Juice And Olive Oil Mask For Extremely Dry Hair
This mask is best suited for those with dry and flaky scalp. Just mix 2 tbsp of olive oil and lemon juice each. Add 2 tbsp of water and mix well. Apply this mixture to scalp with damp hair. Wash the hair after 20 minutes.