Make your own homemade hair mask providing your hair with all the necessary vitamins.
During the cold winter days our hair becomes damaged and for this reason it needs to be repaired and prepared for the summer. The best thing to do is to apply eggs on your hair.
For normal hair type it is recommended to apply the whole egg, but for oily hair it should be only egg white.
When it comes to dry hair or dry ends it would be best to use only the yolk.
Egg hair mask
Whisk as many eggs as you need depending on your hair’s length. Apply the eggs to wet hair equally and leave it on for 15- 20 minutes. If you have damaged hair, put a few drops of olive oil or honey in the mask. Rinse the mask with cooler water and wash it with shampoo you use regularly. Egg is an efficient solution for all hair types as you will see it for yourself. Make your favorite bath, relax and apply the mask to your hair. Since your body needs the everyday care, this is an excellent way to restore your energy as well as to recover your hair.
Coconut oil hair mask
It is known that coconut oil is widely used in body and hair care because of its many beneficial ingredients. Mix a teaspoon of honey with two tablespoons of coconut oil. Whisk the mixture until it’s completely combined. Try not to apply the mixture on the hair root, but to the rest of the hair, leave it on about 30 minutes and rinse it with slightly cooler water. This mask has a wonderful scent which will make your hair smell amazing for a longer period of time. Following this tip you will completely repair your hair making it smooth, silky and healthy.
Banana hair mask
Bananas are rich in B group vitamins, potassium and vitamin A, which regulates sebum secretion of the scalp. Moisturize your hair and make the hair elastic and shiny with this excellent ingredient. You can use fresh bananas to make this mask (using blender) but be careful not to leave any large chunks since it is quite difficult to rinse. If you don’t have a blender, you can use baby food banana puree. It is hard to find just banana porridge, but for this purpose you can use porridges like “peach-banana” and the like, because it contains 55% of bananas. Mash two bananas then add one egg yolk and a tablespoon of lemon juice. Apply the mixture on your hair and wrap your head with a plastic bag and a towel. Leave for about 30 to 40 minutes, then rinse.
Cinnamon hair mask
You will need: one teaspoon of cinnamon, one tablespoon of honey, one egg yolk and a teaspoon of jojoba oil. Apply this mask on your hair roots first, and after that apply it on the entire length of your hair. For those of you who have longer hair you should double the measure of the ingredients. Leave the mask on for one hour, after that remove it with a towel and then wash your hair with a shampoo.
Kefir hair mask
All you need to prepare this incredibly helpful hair mask, depending on your hair length, is 0,3 – 0,5 l of kefir or yogurt, previously kept at room temperature for at least one hour. Apply the mixture to your head and gently rub into the hair starting at the root throughout the entire length. Once you have finished the treatment, cover your head with a plastic bag and a towel or a warm scarf. Leave it on for 1-2 hours, then rinse with a shampoo. Do this treatment at least once a week and your hair will become soft, smooth and shiny. After 2-3 months you will be amazed by the health and beauty benefits of this mask.
Olive oil hair mask
The extra virgin olive oil has been used in hair treatments for centuries, because of its magical, nutritious and hair strengthening effects. The oil is particularly beneficial for treating dry and damaged hair and can be mixed with other ingredients such as avocado and banana. Apply it on a warm, wet hair from the hair root to the end. Wrap your hair in a towel or a plastic bag and leave it on for 20 minutes, then rinse it off with lukewarm water.
Rum and black tea hair mask
This may seem like an odd combination because it is known that alcohol dries the skin, but in this combination it will cherish your hair. Take 1 tablespoon of rum and 1 tablespoon of unsweetened black tea. Apply and leave it on for an hour, and then rinse.
Yeast and honey hair mask
Try this simple and easy hair mask made of yeast and honey! What you need for this mask is a cube of fresh yeast and one tablespoon of honey. Stir the mixture until it equalizes and let it stand for an hour, because of the fermentation process. Apply the mixture on the scalp and spread along the entire hair length and massage gently. When you’re done, cover the mixture with a towel and keep at room temperature. Apply this mask on your hair 1 – 2 times a week and after a few weeks you’ll notice a significant difference.
Mayonnaise hair mask
You’ll need to treat your hair at least once a week with this homemade hair mask. Sounds like a pretty unusual component for the hair care product, but the main benefit of this ingredient is that it helps with dry and damaged hair. Mayonnaise is able to strengthen hair and stimulate its growth, it also moisturizes and gives a healthy, natural glow. If you want your hair to be healthy, silky and shiny again, try this mayonnaise mask. Of course, you can use mayonnaise from the store, but it does not have natural and fresh ingredients, so it is better to use homemade mayonnaise. First of all, it is best to apply this mask on dirty hair, right before you wash it. Prepared mayonnaise mask slowly rub into the hair roots and spread along the entire length of your hair. For a stronger effect wrap your head with a plastic bag and a towel and leave it to stand for at least 30 minutes. Then rinse thoroughly with warm water, shampoo and conditioner to eliminate the smell. Since mayonnaise has very oily structure, rinsing will last a bit longer. Mask should be applied at least once a week, for very dry and damaged hair 2 to 3 times a week. After a few uses, your hair will thank you, and you’ll notice the incredible, positive change.
Bananas and almonds hair mask
This is rather unusual hair mask but it will do the trick! Simple recipe: Mash one banana and add about three drops of almond oil. Stir and rub into the hair. Leave it on for about 25 minutes for full effect and then rinse with lukewarm water.
Herbal hair mask
Mix one tablespoon of some of these plants with two liters of boiling water and let it stand for half an hour. Add a quarter cup of apple cider vinegar and mix well. As you wash your hair with shampoo, apply the lotion several times. Here are the plants that you can use for herbal hair mask:
- For hair care (general): rosemary leaves, nettle, burdock root.
- For dry hair: chamomile, nettle.
- For oily hair: lemon peel, mint, lemon grass.
Apple cider vinegar hair mask
It may sound a bit strange, but apple cider vinegar contains nutrients that make your hair stronger, shinier and healthier in general. Also, it regulates the pH of the scalp, which helps in removing dandruff. Mix it with some other ingredients of your choice, or you can use it alone. Don’t forget to dilute it first, because plain vinegar is too strong. Simply mix the vinegar and water in a ratio 50/50. One-half cup of the resulting mixture should be enough for a single hair rinse. For oily hair you should add an extra tablespoon of vinegar. If your hair is dry just lose one tablespoon of vinegar before you mix it with water.
Lemon juice hair mask
Lemon juice closes the pores of the scalp and regulates the production of fat. A word of warning, lemon juice can lighten the color of your hair if you use it more often, especially if you go outside on the sun with a lemon juice hair mask on. You can add it to the already prepared mixture.
Strawberry hair mask
Prevent hair loss with a strawberries mask. In a bowl mix several fresh strawberries, a small amount of coconut oil and honey. Now, apply prepared strawberry hair mask on your hair from the root to the ends. Rinse with cold water after 20 minutes.
Curry leaves and coconut oil hair mask
Take a few fresh curry leaves and a couple tablespoons of coconut oil. Boil for a few minutes, let it cool and then rub along the entire hair length. Rinse well after 20 minutes. Use this mask twice a week.
Castor oil and rakia hair mask
Who would know that castor oil and rakia (fruit brandy) can work as a hair mask? But they can. You will need two tablespoons of castor oil, two more tablespoons of rakia and one egg. Mix all ingredients. Massage your scalp with this mixture and apply it to the entire hair. Leave it for a while and then you can wash it off with cold water.
Rosemary hair mask
Did you know that rosemary strengthens hair follicles and helps in the fight against hair loss? Take a few tablespoons of chopped rosemary and boil for a few minutes. When the mixture cools down rub it into the hair roots. Allow it to stand for 15 minutes, and then rinse with lukewarm water.
Avocado hair mask
Avocado is one of the largest, natural moisturizing hair allies, because it contains a lot of useful vitamins, such as vitamins E and B, and natural oils that will provide your hair with the missing moisture. Use about half an avocado, mash it and apply it to your hair alone or mixed with other moisturizing ingredients.
Honey hair mask
Honey has a very powerful hydrating effect and the ability to retain moisture, which makes it very suitable for treating dry hair. Be aware that it may also lighten your hair color several shades. Use honey as much as needed (not too much because the hair could be sticky), you can mix it with other ingredients such as avocado and banana and apply it on wet hair.
Green tea hair mask
Green tea stimulates hair growth. It is an excellent remedy for those who suffer from thin hair. Take one egg yolk and two tablespoons of green tea that you have previously prepared. Stir until the mixture has a creamy texture. Apply all over the scalp and hair. Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes, then rinse your hair with cold water before you wash it.
A capsule of vitamin E hair mask
In order to protect your hair, first you need to strengthen it. Make a combination of almond oil, castor oil, lavender oil and vitamin E capsules, and store it in a bottle. Apply the mixture to your hair and scalp, three times a week. Leave it overnight and rinse it with cold water the next morning.
- If you’re using ingredients that require mashing, use home appliances if you can, because the ingredients must be well mashed.
- If you experience skin irritation, stop using hair mask and see a doctor to prevent further complications.
- If you have food allergies, be sure not to use any of the masks above which can cause irritation or allergy.
- If you have sensitive skin, try to use ingredients that will not irritate your hair or skin.