Did you know that you can create your very own hair mask for damaged hair, right from the comfort of home? With just a little bit of time and effort, you have what it takes to start repairing your dried out and damaged hair with ease.
Check out some simple hair mask recipes below that will have you loving the new shine and bounce of your hair again.
Benefits of a hair mask for damaged hair
Hair masks can really do a lot of repairing quickly for damaged hair.
Repair: Depending on the extent of your damage, a hair mask might be able to restore a lot of moisture and shine.
Growth: If you’re able to apply a natural hair mask frequently, you might learn that your hair is able to grow a lot quicker than you realized.
Hair Mask for Damaged Hair
Instead of putting more chemicals on your hair trying to use something from the store, go the natural route and try one of these hair masks instead.
Olive Oil and Avocado Hair Mask
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 avocado that is ripened
Blend up the middle of the scooped out avocado until smooth. (the green part minus the seed) Then add in the olive oil and continue to blend.
Once blended up, apply to your hair and let it sit for about 30 minutes. Rinse with shampoo and conditioner.
The combination of the avocado and the olive oil can really add a lot of moisture and strength to your hair. It’s a simple way to start repairing the damaged hair strands.
High Protein Deep Conditioning Hair Mask
- 1 egg
- 1 cup yogurt, plain
- 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
Beat the egg, yogurt and apple cider vinegar together until mixed. Apply to hair and let it sit for about 30 minutes. Once done, rinse out and wash.
The yogurt and egg mixed with apple cider vinegar create a combination that allows your hair to get a really deep conditioning. The smell might be a little strong though so be prepared for that.
Coconut Oil Hair Mask
- 1/4 cup Coconut Oil, liquified
As you can tell, this is one of the most simple hair mask recipes, ever. You just need about 1/4 cup of coconut oil to apply to your hair. Let it sit there for an hour or so, then rinse out and go about your day.
Coconut oil is used for adding moisture to just about anything so it makes sense that it’s going to do the same for hair. Adding coconut oil is a simple way to get that shine back to your hair, quickly.
How often should I do a hair mask for dry hair?
For most, one time per week should be sufficient. You don’t want to overdue it and then have to deal with greasy hair which would be the outcome if it’s done too much.
Should you leave in these hair masks overnight?
No, it’s important to pay attention to the timeframe as instructed for these hair masks. They’re meant to be a short timeframe, not an extended period of time.