Homemade Recipes For Dry Hair
Many women struggle with dry, hard to manage hair. This can be cause naturally by genetics or improper care such as using harsh chemicals (relaxers, color) or by hot styling products (blow dryer, heat iron). The good news is that some beauty recipes can help restore or re-hydrate your hair leaving it softer and shinier than ever.
• Mix 1 tablespoon Honey and any type of vegetable oil. Distribute mixture evenly all over the hair.
• Coat dry hair with mayonnaise, once finished cover with a plastic shower cap and leave on for 10-20 minutes.
• Apply olive oil all over your hair. Cover with a plastic bag and let it stay for 20 minutes. For extra conditioning take a warm shower while waiting. The heat will help the oil work to its maximum potential.
• Beat one egg, add 3 tablespoons of water and apply to scalp and hair.
This applies to all recipes: Once you are done waiting for the natural ingredients to work their magic wash, rinse, and style hair as usual.
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Homemade Remedy for damaged hair growth care – hair mask recipe
Mix 1/2 cup honey and 3 tablespoons olive oil. Work a small amount at a time through hair until coated. Cover hair with a shower cap; leave on 30 minutes. Shampoo well and rinse.
1/2 cup of ripe avocado, 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1/2 banana (I prefer it not to be too ripe), 1 egg yolk. Massage it in to your hair and especially your scalp. Cover it with a shower cap. You can also use a gallon size baggie in a pinch. Wait 45 minutes to an hour then rinse it off thoroughly and shampoo as usual. This beauty recipe is a keeper, I love the way it makes my hair look and feel.
Beat 1 egg white until foamy. Add to 6 tablespoons plain natural yogurt. Apply to hair in small sections at a time. Leave in for 15 minutes. Rinse.
Ingredients: 2 cups distilled water, 1/3 cup chopped fresh rosemary leaves – In small saucepan combine ingredients and bring to boil. Continue to boil 5 minutes. Let cool, then pour into spray bottle. Keep refrigerated and mist on hair to add shine, tone scalp, or invigorate skin.
In a blender or food processor, combine 2 1/2 tablespoons dried milk, 1 tablespoon wheat germ oil, and 1 egg. Apply evenly to hair and let set for at least an hour. Shampoo and style as usual.
Mix two whole eggs with four tablespoons of olive oil. Smooth through hair. Wrap head with plastic wrap, and leave in hair for 10 minutes. Rinse well.
Boil 7 heaping tablespoons dried thyme in 2 cups water for 10 minutes. Strain and cool. Pour 1/2 mixture over clean, damp hair. Massage into scalp, do not rinse. Use the rest of the solution another day.
If you swim in a chlorinated pool for exercise on a regular basis, the same damage you’ve noticed happening to your skin and bathing suit, is happening to your hair, as well. Try this treatment at home to keep chlorine damage to a minimum.
• 1 egg
• 1 eggshell’s worth of olive oil
• 1 quarter of a peeled cucumber
Blend the egg, olive oil and peeled cucumber. Spread evenly through your hair, leave on for 10 minutes, then thoroughly rinse. For the best results year-round, continue this treatment monthly.
Homemade Hair Conditioner Recipe
After shampooing, it’s important to use hair conditioner to give increased manageability to your hair, leaving it soft and shiny. Conditioners restore vitality and luster and should be used every time you wash your hair.
Hair conditioning is one of the important ways by which we can protect the hair, make it smooth and easier to manage.
The following conditioners use essential oils to perfume, balance and nourish your hair. These homemade conditioners make the perfect complement to your homemade shampoos.
Saffron Homemade Hair Conditioner
Boil saffron strands in the water. Cool it. Add to it the lime and one tablespoon of honey. Rub into scalp and hair strands. Leave it on for 15 minutes. Rinse thoroughly with the water. Your hair acquires a golden sheen.
Avocado homemade hair conditioner
Chop and put the fruit in the blender. Mix 2 eggs yolks in this pulp. Massage well into hair. Rinse with a mixture of lime juice and vinegar.
Mix equal amounts of dried shikakai , amla and ritha ; and powder them. They can also be powdered first and then mixed together. Soak 2-3 handfuls of this mixture over night in some water. It should not be too thin. Next day sieve it and use it to wash hair. It promotes hair growth as well as cures dandruff.
A easy way to get the shine back in your hair is to use tea-water as a rinse or use a mug or two of water to which you’ve added juice of half a lemon/or a table spoon of cooking white vinegar as a final rinse.
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