Our hair may not be the first thing that comes to mind when we think of self-care. However, it is common for our hair and scalps to become dry and damaged, especially in the colder seasons. Also, heat and aggravation from hair tools are often a culprit for these issues. However, there is no need to fret because shiny, hydrated, and luxurious hair is only a mask away. Here are some of our favorite DIY hair mask ideas. You can always adjust these recipes to your hair’s thickness and length.
Hydrating Hair Mask
Ingredients: 1 teaspoon of honey, 1 egg Directions: Combine ingredients in a small bowl. Leave the mask on your hair for 30 to 40 minutes before rinsing thoroughly. This nourishing treatment works on all hair types.
Hair Growth Mask
Ingredients: Equal parts cinnamon and coconut oil. Directions: Combine ingredients in a small bowl. Apply the mask onto your roots and part, and massage into your scalp. Leave the mask on your hair for 30 to 45 minutes before rinsing. Aim to do this mask at least once a week to see results.
Damage Repair Hair Mask
Ingredients: Half an avocado, 1 egg, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 1 tablespoon of honey. Directions: Apply to wet hair with your fingertips, starting at the ends and working your way up. To help activate the ingredients, cover your hair in a shower cap with the mask in it, and then blow-dry your shower cap-covered hair for 10 minutes. Then, let the mask sit for another 20 minutes in your hair before washing it out in with warm water.