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Do It Yourself Hair Masks

By January 27th, 2021No Comments
Do It Yourself Hair Masks
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by Mary Wolff

When it comes to taking your beauty into your own hands, you can’t beat do it yourself hair masks. A homemade hair mask is not only affordable and effective; it can be really easy! When using products from the store, you never really know what might be lurking under the label. With do it yourself hair masks, you can use the most natural ingredients, and all from your kitchen, for a hair care treatment you can feel good about.

Hair masks are usually made of a few key ingredients. These main ingredients are the main course for your strands because they are packed with nutrients and protein.  The most commonly used items are super moisturizers:

  • Eggs
  • Yogurt
  • Honey 
  • Avocado 
  • Olive oil 

These powerhouses offer superior moisture and help fight dryness and frizz. They work as a base to help create a mixture consistency easy to work into hair. As long as you have one of these in your DIY mask, you can combine nearly any other element to make something more personalized. Some other key ingredients used in homemade concoctions for hair are bananas, apple cider, strawberries, milk, and lemon. These add extra vitamins and proteins to keep hair beautiful.

When making a do it yourself hair mask, the main goal is usually to moisturize and offer hair a booster. As long as you use one of the bases mentioned, you will have the moisture aspect covered. After that feel free to experiment until you find the recipe that gives you the best results. Everyone’s hair is different and needs different things. Maybe your hair needs vitamins found in milk while your curlfriend needs a potassium boost from bananas.

As with any mask, whether store bought or homemade, make sure your hair feels soft and non-greasy once you wash and dry it. No one wants hair they can’t touch! If it is still greasy, you may be using a mask that has too much oil as a base. Try using less or adding lemon to help cut some of the oiliness.

Looking for a few of my favorite recipes for nourishing your curls? Check these out!

The Only Three Hair Masks You’ll Ever Need

DIY Natural Hair Masks That Are Good Enough to Eat

When it comes to making your own hair masks at home, don’t forget to have fun and experiment! It can be a great way to get to know your hair and what works for your beautiful strands.

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