Bananas are full of vitamins and potassium that are very beneficial not only to the health of your body but your hair as well. Stylecraze.com says, “It is a versatile fruit that contains many nutrients including vitamins A, B, C and E along with minerals like potassium, zinc, iron and manganese. Just as eating a banana helps in utilizing the banana nutrition to keep your body in good health and great shape, while application of this fruit on your hair and skin will help you to keep them in great condition.”
Benefits of using Banana’s on your hair
Easy DIY Banana Hair Mask
Bananas are extremely moisturizing when applied to hair. Partyoverhair.com says, “Bananas are full of vitamins and is a number one ingredient for strengthening and volumizing the hair. It helps in repairing dry and sun-damaged hair. The damages that are caused to the hair by exposure to the dirt, pollution and other environmental toxins can be treated with the banana mask.”
For this Mask all you will need is one ripe banana and 1 tablespoon of olive oil or coconut oil (whatever oil you prefer) and a shower cap.
Step 1: Put the banana and oil in a blender and blend until the ingredients look like a paste. Tip: if the paste is too runny add a dash of flour to it.
Step 2: Apply the mask to damp hair from root to tip.
Step 3: After you apply the mask put a shower cap on to lock in moisture. Let the mask sit for 20-30 minutes and then rinse out first with warm water and then blast it with some cold water. Shampoo and Condition if necessary.
Step 4: Style hair however you want.
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