Avocados are not only perfect for making guacamole, but they have properties that can benefit your hair as well. Livestrong.com says, “Avocados are high in vitamins B and E, which work at the cellular level to protect and strengthen hair. Vitamin B is essential for hair growth. Vitamin E helps repair damage on the scalp, which may slow or prevent hair growing.” Avocado or Avocado oil can be used to benefit your hair!
Benefits of using Avocado or Avocado oil on hair:
DIY Avocado Hair Mask
Avocados are full of vitamins that can benefit your hair. Tipsfornaturalbeauty.com says, “Your hair needs proteins and healthy fat to keep it healthy and shiny and avocados is one of the good sources for healthy fats, omega-3, as well as biotins (vitamin B).” Here is what you will need for the mask:
For this mask you will need 1 ripe avocado, 1 tbsp of plain yogurt, 1tbsp of jojoba oil ( you could coconut or olive oil) and 1 egg.
Step One: Cut the avocado in half and remove the pit. Then scoop out the inside and put it in a blender. Then add the remaining ingredients to the blender and blend away.
Step Two: Then apply the mask to damp hair from root to tip. Then put on a shower cap to lock in moisture and let the mask sit for 30-40 minutes.
Step Three: Shampoo and Condition your hair if necessary, but rinse the mask out of your hair with warm water.
Step Four: Dry hair and style as usual!