5 DIY Masks for Damaged Hair

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A lot of hair products in the market are made from synthetic compounds. These usually result to irreparable hair damage. Using DIY hair masks for damaged hair might be the safest treatment. You don’t need to look far anymore! We have prepared a list of the top 5 DIY hair masks for damaged hair.

  1. Egg Homemade Hair Treatments for Damaged Hair

Your dry and damaged hair badly needs protein. An egg is the most accessible source for that can fulfill this need. It also has lecithin, vitamins and micronutrients in addition to essential proteins and enzymes. Its moisturizing property fixes damaged hair. It also nourishes and strengthens weak hair, leaving all hair types smooth and silky.

  • Ingredients
    • 1 to 3 egg yolks, depending on the length of your hair
    • 5 drops of lemon
    • 1 tbsp olive oil 
  • Procedure
    • Whisk the olive oil, lemon and egg yolks to produce a creamy and smooth mixture. 
    • Adjust the amount of olive oil depending on the length of hair. Increase the amount for long hair and vice versa.
    • Apply the mixture to your hair.
    • Tie your hair in a bun and cover with plastic wrap.
    • Wait for 20 minutes.
    • Rinse with cool water.
    • Wash with shampoo and dry.

 

2. Lemon Juice, Honey and Aloe Vera Hair Mask for Dandruff

Lemon juice can absorb the oil and grease from your hair. It also cleans the hair from foreign substances such as dust. Honey serves as an antiseptic. Aloe Vera is abundant with Vitamin E which promotes healthy cells.

  • Ingredients
    • 2 tbsps of aloe vera gel
    • 2 tsp of lemon juice
    • 1 tbsp of honey
  • Procedure
    • Combine the ingredients in a blender. Blend until all of the aloe vera gel has been shredded.
    • Apply the mixture to your hair.
    • Let it sit for 30 minutes.
    • Wash it off with a homemade shampoo.
3. Coconut Oil Hair Mask for Entangled Hair

The secret to long and stunning hair is coconut oil. It serves as the perfect hair detangler that keeps your hair neat, shiny and flowing from root to tip. It is also a great moisturizing and growth agent. It stimulates your hair follicles and prevents breakage due to dryness. 

  • Ingredients
    • 1 tbsp coconut oil
    • 2 tbsps raw honey
    • 1 egg yolk
  • Procedure
    • Combine the ingredients in a bowl and mix for 1 to 2 minutes.
    • Cook the mixture on a stove until it becomes warm.
    • Divide the mixture into 4 parts.
    • Wash your hair thoroughly and divide it into 4 sections while it still wet.
    • Apply 1 part of the mixture to each section.
    • Gently rub.
    • Cover your hair with a cap and let it sit for 30 minutes.
    • Wash your hair with a conditioner afterwards.

    4. Banana Hair Mask for Thin Hair 

    The banana fruit serves as a strengthening ingredient in DIY masks for damaged hair. It is quite useful for those who have thin hair that is prone to breakage. It is abundant in antioxidants, potassium and Vitamin C which repairs and strengthens hair. It straightens wavy hair. It makes all types of hair smooth and soft.

    • Ingredients
      • 1 to 2 bananas, depending on the length of your hair
      • 1 to 2 tbsps honey
      • ¼ cup yogurt
    • Procedure
      • Blend the ingredients in a blender until smooth.
      • Pour mixture into a sieve sitting over a bowl.
      • Apply the strained mixture from bowl on your hair to the tips.
      • Cover your hair with a plastic cap.
      • Let it sit for 15 to 20 minutes.
      • Rinse and use shampoo and conditioner as usual.
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    5. Avocado Hair Mask for Dull and Frizzy Hair

    The avocado fruit is full of antioxidants that revitalize damaged and frizzy hair. It also prevents dandruff and promotes hair growth.

    • Ingredients
      • 1 ripe avocado
      • 1 ripe banana
      • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • Procedure
      • Mash the banana and avocado together in a small bowl. You can use a blender for better blending results.
      • Slowly add the olive oil as you mix/blend.
      • Pour mixture through a sieve.
      • Apply a generous amount to your hair to the tips.
      • Rinse after 15-20 mins.
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    They say that the hair is man’s crowning glory. We feel more confident with a healthy hair. With these 5 DIY hair products, our hair stays in a perfect. 

    Find more great hair conditioning masks and recipes here. Once you've mastered making your own conditioners, you can then try making some of our other DIY recipes such as: 

    homemade shampoos,

    hair teas and other herbal hair recipes,

    hair oil infusions

    hair masks with egg

    homemade conditioners

    Or grab the complete guides below and add to your personal reading collection

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