A hair mask is a form of treatment composed of butters, oils, and a host of ingredients that nurtures your hair. Unlike standard conditioners and shampoos, hair masks give a lasting effect even after a single-use.
It’s safe to say that our hair goes through a lot. Whether it’s damage from heat, flakes, dryness, or something as little as hair breakage. All these are reasons why we’ve decided to compile 5 ways by which you can create your own DIY hair mask at home.
Here’s what You’ll Need: 1 tablespoon of Apple cider vinegar, 1 cup of green tea, and 2 drops of peppermint oil.
What it Solves: You can use this mix to treat scalp irritations. We all know how medicinal green tea is, but a little known fact is that you can use green tea to soothe the scalp.
How does green tea do this? Well, green tea comprises nutrients and antioxidants that soothe an irritated scalp. Additionally, peppermint oil possesses anti-inflammatory properties that rehydrate and calms the scalp.
Directions: Mix all the ingredients thoroughly and massage into the scalp. Allow it to do its wonders for 5 minutes then rinse.
Coconut Oil, Sugar, and Essential Oil Hair Mask
What You’ll Need:
4 teaspoons of raw sugar, 5 drops of peppermint oil, 2 drops of tea tree oil, and 2 tablespoons of raw coconut oil.
What it Solves: You can use this hair mask to treat flaking. The exact cause of flaking is unknown, but certain factors such as stress, cold weather, and improper hygiene can contribute to its growth. This treatment is sure to reduce and remove flaking from your hair.
How To Use:
Get a small bowl and pour all the ingredients in it; mix thoroughly. Once you’re done, dip your fingers into it and apply the mix to two-inch sections of damp, clean hair. It’s preferable that you do this in the shower.
Apply it evenly, and massage for 1-3 minutes. After this, pack your hair and watch it do its magic while you shower.
Honey, Apple Cider Vinegar, And Coconut Oil Hair Mask
What you’ll Need: Raw organic honey, Apple cider vinegar, and coconut oil ( All in equal parts).
What it Solves: You should apply this hair mask if you notice signs of dullness in your hair. This hair mask will help keep your hair healthy and moisturizer. Apple cider vinegar is the active ingredient in this mix and it helps keep your hair glossy.
How To Use:
The rule of application for this mask is pretty straightforward. Blend the ingredients and ensure it has a consistent texture. After this, apply the mix to damp hair and let it sit for at least 20 minutes. Once done, use your trusted shampoo brand to rinse it all out. Voila!
Coconut Oil And Cinnamon Hair Mask
What You’ll Need; Cinnamon oil and coconut oil (All in equal parts)
What it Solves; Best used if you’re experiencing slow or non-existent hair growth. Cinnamon is an antimicrobial spice that promotes blood flow, hair growth, and strength.
How To Use:
Stir the ingredients in a bowl and make sure it’s mixed evenly. Apply the Stirred hair mask to your hair roots and massage your scalp. Wait for a duration of 30 – 45 minutes and rinse your hair. Do this at least once a week.
Honey, Egg, And Apple Cider Vinegar Mask
What you’ll need: 1 teaspoon of honey, 1 tablespoon of Apple cider vinegar, 1 egg.
What it Solves: Your Go-to for Dry hair. This treatment is great at hydrating your hair. And as an added bonus, it gives it all the nourishment it needs without weighing it down. It works on all hair types.
How To Use; As always, Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and make sure it has a consistent feel to it. Then apply it to your hair and ensure you leave it on for 30 minutes before you rinse.
General Usage Rules
Using a hair mask is easy; here’s a guideline for how to apply it ;
First step; Shampoo and rinse your hair.
Second step; Dip your fingers into the hair mask solution and apply it on your hair.
Third step; Wait for a duration of three to five minutes.
The Fourth step would be to rinse your hair
Last step; Dry your hair with a towel to make sure the moisture gets out. And style as preferred. We hope these DIY recipes were able to help. if you have a recipe that you would like to share, let us know in the comments section below. You can also visit our store for your supplements!
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