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10 DIY Home Remedies for Dry Hair!

If your hair is feeling dry and brittle and you can’t seem to find the right shampoo and conditioner to revive your hair, then this is the post for you. DIY Hair masks are easy to make and will greatly affect the condition of your dry and brittle hair. Here are 10 different DIY Home remedies for you to try! (These hair masks can be used one or twice a week or one a month whatever you prefer!)

1. Milk & Honey Mask

Milk and Honey both have properties that are great for moisturizing dry and brittle hair. Take a cup of full fat milk and add two tablespoons of honey. Mix it together and then pour it all over your hair! Leave it on for an hour, so it can really soak into your hair. Then rinse out with shampoo!

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2. Avocado, Olive Oil & Honey Mask

Avocado and Olive Oil are also great for adding moisture to your hair. For this mask you will need one ripe avocado, one tablespoon of honey and two tablespoons of olive oil. Mix all three ingredients together. Then apply the mask to your hair. Use a shower cap to maximize the effect of the mask. Leave on from 20-30 minutes and then wash out!

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3. Mayonnaise & Avocado

According to WikiHow.com, Mayo is made up of eggs, vinegar and oil. Three ingredients that are great for moisturizing hair. For this mask, you will need one ripe avocado and 1 tablespoon of mayo. Mix them together and leave on your hair for 30 minutes and then rinse out with shampoo!

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4. Strawberry Mask

According to stylecraze.com, “Strawberry protects the cell membranes of the scalp due to its potent antioxidant effects, thus preventing the formation of hydrophobic layer on their surface that insulates the scalp from contact with water.” For this mask you will need one cup of strawberries, one egg yolk and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Mush up the strawberries and add in the yolk and olive oil and mix all together. Then apply the mixture to your hair. Leave on for 20 minutes and then wash out with shampoo!

5. Banana & Olive Oil

According to About.com, “Bananas are rich in tryptophan, an essential amino acid that can help strengthen hair, and potassium, a mineral which helps hair maintain a healthy pH balance.” For this mask all you will need is one banana and one tablespoon of olive oil. Mash up the banana and mix in the olive oil. Then apply the mixture to your hair. Leave on for thirty minutes and then wash it out!

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6. Pumpkin & Honey

If pumpkins are in season you can use a pumpkin, if not pumpkin puree will also do the trick! According to stylecraze.com, “Pumpkins are a great source of vitamin A which is extremely beneficial for your scalp. Moreover, it has a high content of potassium, a nutrient that helps in promoting the regrowth of hair.” For this mask you will need one cup of pumpkin puree and 2 tablespoons of honey. Combine the two and then apply to your hair. Put on a shower cap to lock in the moisture leave on for 15-20 minutes and then wash out!

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7. Yogurt

The ingredients of yogurt can be very moisturizing and cleansing for your hair. According to stylecraze.com, “Yogurt contains natural milk protein that is good for hair. The protein helps in strengthening hair without making it dull or dry. The lactic acid and zinc also stimulate blood circulation which in turn aids hair growth.”  Take 3 tablespoons of yogurt or if you prefer sour cream and massage it into your hair. Then let it sit for 20-30 minutes and wash out with shampoo.

8. Maple Syrup Mask

According to about.com, “Maple syrup is a natural remedy for dry or super dehydrated hair.” For this mask you will need pure maple syrup and honey. Mix together 3 tablespoons of maple syrup and one teaspoon of honey and then microwave the mixture for 15 seconds. One cool apply to your hair and put a shower cap on. Then let it sit for 20-30 minutes and wash it out. Perfect for dry hair!

9. Sunflower Oil

Sunflower oil has properties that are great for moisturizing hair. According to about.com, “Sunflower oil has smoothing properties and is considered noncomedogenic.” (Noncomedogenic means it doesn’t clog pores) All you need to do is apply the sunflower oil to your hair and massage it into your scalp. Then comb your hair to make sure it spreads evenly throughout your hair. Then wrap your hair in a warm, wet towel. Let it sit for 20 minutes and then wash out.

10. Coconut Milk

According to stylecraze.com, “Applying coconut milk on your scalp gives a cooling sensation. It nourishes your hair by giving natural moisture from roots to ends.” All you need is one can of unsweetened coconut milk. Pour the coconut milk into a bowl and refrigerate overnight so it hardens. Then apply the milk to your hair from root to tip. Cover your hair with a shower cap and let it sit for 20 minutes. Then rinse out as usual.

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Hope these DIY Hair Masks were helpful!

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