8 Simple Home Remedies For Dry Hair

Hair can turn dry and brittle due to environmental and lifestyle issues. While you can easily use salon services to treat dry hair, some simple home remedies give equally good results.

Hot Oil Treatment: If your hair is dry and undernourished, then you need a weekly hot oil treatment to tame your tresses. Warm oil is commonly used for these treatments as it provides smoothness by penetrating deep inside the hair. Soothe your parched hair with this restorative treatment that delivers intense moisture for an amazing spa like result.

You can choose either Coconut Oil, Olive Oil, Castor Oil, Almond Oil, Jojoba Oil for this purpose or you can mix all these oils in equal quantities.

8 Home Remedies For Dry Hair

What you’ll need

1/2 Cup Oil

Few Drops Essential Oil (Optional)

Take ½ cup oil, warm it for few seconds ( ensure that it is not too hot or it will burn the scalp). When it is warm enough to touch, apply this oil generously on the scalp and hair. Massage gently to ensure maximum penetration.

Wear a shower cap, wrap a warm towel around your head and leave for 30-45 minutes. Wash with a mild shampoo and conditioner.

This hot oil treatment is very effective in keeping hair moisturized, nourished and shiny.

Banana: Bananas are rich in potassium, vitamin A, vitamin C and Vitamin E, which make them ideal for use in many beauty treatments. Ripe bananas are ideal for use in hair masks and are effective in repairing dry, brittle hair.

Why waste money on expensive treatments when a simple kitchen ingredient like a banana can give you shiny, lustrous hair!

What you’ll need

1 Ripe Banana

1 Tablespoon Olive Oil

Vitamin E Capsule (Optional)

Take a ripe banana and olive oil in a blender to make a smooth paste. Blend it well to ensure there are no chunks that can stick to the hair. Pierce a vitamin E capsule and squeeze its contents into the paste.

Apply this hair mask and leave for an hour. Wash with a mild shampoo and conditioner.

TIP It is important to rinse hair well after using this mask to remove all bits of banana.

Egg: Eggs are known to be one of the best home remedies for skin and hair. They are rich in proteins and fats that work wonders on dry, damaged hair. Egg hair masks are simple to make and can totally change the way your hair looks. Loaded with moisture, eggs hydrate, condition and uplift dull hair.

Egg-Banana-Oil Hair Mask

What you’ll need

1 Egg

1 Ripe Banana

1 Tablespoon Olive Oil

Crack open an egg and add one tablespoon olive oil. Now put these ingredients along with a ripe banana in a blender and blend until smooth.

Apply for 30 minutes and wash with a mild shampoo.

This excellent hair mask can prevent any damage and treat most of the hair related issues in several applications.

Egg-Yogurt Hair Mask

What you’ll need

1 Egg

3-4 Tablespoon Yogurt

Beat an egg and add 3-4 tablespoons yogurt to it. Apply this mask on the scalp and hair.

Leave this mask for 30 minutes and allow the ingredients to replenish the lost moisture in your hair. Follow with a mild shampoo and conditioner.

Mayonnaise: Mayonnaise is another simple kitchen ingredient loaded with nutrients that nourish and repair dry, damaged hair. Packed with ingredients like egg yolks and oil, mayonnaise leaves hair smoother like never before in just one application.

 Mayonnaise Hair Mask

What you’ll need

1 Cup Mayonnaise

Take one cup mayonnaise and work it through your hair, starting from the scalp and massaging to the roots. Cover your hair with a shower cap and wrap a warm towel around your head.

Let it sit for 20 minutes, follow with a mild shampoo and conditioner.

Mayonnaise-Egg Hair Mask

What you’ll need

½ Cup Mayonnaise

2 Eggs

Take 2 eggs, mix half cup mayonnaise and apply on the hair. Leave this mask for 20 minutes and wash with a mild shampoo.

Honey: Honey is an emollient which locks moisture in the hair, keeping it soft and smooth. It is known to be an effective conditioner that keeps locks moisturized and frizz free. Due to its sticky nature, honey cannot be applied on the hair without mixing other ingredients.

Honey-Castor Oil Hair Mask

What you’ll need

½ Cup Honey

 ½ Cup Castor Oil

Mix ½ cup honey and ½ cup castor oil, warm this mixture for few seconds.  Apply on the scalp and hair, wear a shower cap and leave for 30 minutes.

Wash with a mild shampoo and conditioner.

Castor oil is known to be extremely effective in improving hair growth while honey leaves hair softer and shinier.

Apply this hair mask once or twice a week for long and beautiful locks.

Avocado: Rich in fatty acids, vitamins, and antioxidants, avocados benefit dry hair in several ways. Besides providing intense hydration, avocados treat damage and nourish hair by replenishing essential nutrients.

What you’ll need

1 Avocado

1 Egg

1 Tablespoon Olive Oil

Chop an avocado, add one egg and one tablespoon olive oil. Throw these in a blender to make a smooth paste.

Apply this mask on hair for 30 minutes and wash with a mild shampoo.

Yogurt: Yogurt is one of the most common DIY remedies for hair issues. It has been traditionally used for treating hair fall, dandruff and repairing dry, damaged hair.

You can apply plain yogurt on your hair, or you can add other wonderful ingredients like egg, olive oil, banana to make your hair more beautiful and radiant

Yogurt Mask

What you’ll need

1 Cup Plain Yogurt

Take one cup plain yogurt and apply it on your scalp and hair.

Cover with a shower cap and leave for 30 minutes. Wash with a mild shampoo and conditioner.

TIP- Yogurt has a cooling effect on the scalp and should not be applied in cold weather.

Apple Cider Vinegar: Apple cider vinegar cleans, conditions and leaves hair shiny. It is easily available, simple to use and is perfect for use as a conditioner.

Apple Cider Vinegar Rinse

What you’ll need

½ Cup Apple Cider Vinegar

2 Cups Water

Mix half cup apple cider vinegar with two cups water. Massage this mixture into your scalp and hair. Let it sit for few minutes and rinse with tepid water.

You will be surprised by the results!

 

4 Comments Add yours

  1. Keely says:

    I love an Apple Cider Vinegar rinse for my hair, it leaves it so shiny!

  2. missdhanusha says:

    I think this is so necessary. Great post

  3. I have natural hair and am a DIY Enthusiast. I do most of these things to my hair and
    my hair loves them especially the Avocado hair mask

  4. Samantha says:

    Love the sound of the honey mask, definitely a must try! 😀 Great post!

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