Are you looking for some simple recipes to make your very own Coconut Oil Hair Mask right at home? If so, you’re in luck. It’s time to take charge of your hair again and give it a shiny new look.
Below you’ll find a few simple recipes for great options to make your own DIY Coconut Oil Hair Mask at home.
Benefits of a Coconut Oil Hair Mask
Using a hair mask on your hair is a simple way to bring back some life without having to head to the salon and spend a ton of cash.
Repair: If your hair is damaged from dying it or from use of excessive heat, coconut oil can help to repair and bring it back from the dead.
Shine: Let’s not overlook the fact that shiny hair is often a good sign of healthy hair as well. Using coconut oil on your hair will give it a beautiful shine.
Coconut Oil Hair Mask
It’s time to use up some of that coconut oil sitting in your cabinet at home and give your hair a boost.
Deep Conditioning Coconut Oil Hair Mask
- 2 tablespoons of coconut oil
- 2 tablespoons of honey
- 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
Melt together the honey and coconut oil then add in the apple cider vinegar. Add to your hair in sections to ensure that it coats completely. Put your hair up and leave in your hair for 15-20 minutes. Rinse and wash out as normal.
The honey and coconut do a great job of adding moisture to your hair while the components found in apple cider vinegar can help your hair become stronger.
Banana, Avocado, and Coconut Oil Hair Mask
- 1 banana
- 1 avocado
- 2 Tablespoons of Coconut Oil
Combine all the ingredients listed above and apply directly to your hair. Cover it well and let it sit for up to 30 minutes. Rinse and wash out as normal.
Bananas do a great job at strengthening hair while the nutrients found in coconut oil and avocados can help to strengthen and repair as well.
Coconut Oil and Ginger Juice Hair Mask
- Fresh Ginger
- 1/2 cup of coconut oil
Start by taking your fresh ginger and cutting off a piece. Remove the skin and add it into a pot on the stove with water. Boil for 10 minutes. Once done, strain and keep the ginger juice to continue making this hair mask recipe.
Add the ginger juice to your coconut oil and put it onto your hair. Let it sit for 20 minutes then rinse out and shampoo.
Ginger root contains potassium and other nutrients that will help your hair strengthen. Then the coconut oil helps to add shine.
Will using too much coconut oil have my hair start to become greasy?
As long as you’re not overusing it too much weekly, it should be fine. If you notice that it’s starting to make your hair look greasy, just cut back on using a coconut hair mask every other week or even once per month.
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