The holiday season is upon us and money is tight, but don’t let your hair suffer from winter damage just because expensive hair repair masks aren’t in your budget! With just a few ingredients from your local grocery or farmers market, you can whip up your own homemade hair mask to moisturize and enrich your winter-stressed tresses the natural (and inexpensive) way. Try a few of these home remedies to give your dry strands the TLC they deserve this holiday season!
Mayo Hair Mask:
Take ½ cup mayonnaise and apply to your hair from root to the tip. Cover your head with plastic wrap and wait 15 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm to cool water.
Egg Hair Mask:
Whisk two eggs and apply mixture to hair from root to tip. Keep the egg mix on your hair until it dries then rinse with lukewarm to cool water.
Banana/Almond Hair Mask:
Mash one banana then add three to four drops of almond oil and mix well. Massage the mixture thoroughly into your hair, wait 30 minutes then wash with a mild shampoo with lukewarm to cool water.
Avocado/Egg Hair Mask:
Mash/mix half an avocado and one egg together. Thoroughly apply the mixture to hair and cover your head with plastic wrap. Place a warm, wet towel over the plastic wrap and let it sit for 20 minutes. Rinse hair with lukewarm to cool water.
Banana/Avocado Hair Mask:
Mash one banana and one avocado together. Comb the mixture thoroughly through your hair from root to tip. Wait 15 minutes then rinse thoroughly with lukewarm to cool water.
Banana/Yogurt/Oil Hair Mask:
Combine two bananas, 1 tbsp plain yogurt, ½ tbsp olive oil, ½ tbsp castor oil and ½ tbsp coconut oil and mix thoroughly. Apply the mixture to your hair from root to tip and wrap with a hot towel. Wait 30 minutes then wash hair with a mild shampoo in lukewarm to cool water.
TIP: Apply one of these homemade hair masks to your hair once a week throughout the cold season to keep your tresses moisturized the natural way. Try one or two different masks to find the best one that works for you!
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