Everyone’s hair has different needs. While some people look for hydration, there is also a section that tries to reduce frizziness. But a regular salon visit can really dig a deep hole in your pocket. Instead, you can give your hair a salon treatment, right from the comfort of your home with ingredients from your pantry. Homemade hair masks are rich in essential nutrients for hair, are easily available and are cheap too. Here are some DIY masks to suit the different needs of your hair:
diy mask for hair growth
Amla + Coconut Oil + Shikakai Powder Hair Mask
Amla is a rich source of vitamin C, antioxidants and flavonoids that promote a healthy scalp and helps in hair growth and texture. Coconut oil helps in nourishing and moisturizing the hair while the presence of shikakai in the hair mask will strengthen the roots. Take one tablespoon of amla and shikakai and mix coconut oil in it. Boil the mixture and after filtering massage it on the scalp.
DIY Mask for Dandruff
Green Tea + Peppermint Essential Oil Hair Mask
Green tea has an antifungal effect on the hair and helps get rid of the fungus that causes dandruff. Peppermint oil provides cooling and also helps in getting rid of dandruff. Also add a little vinegar to help maintain the pH balance of the scalp.
Take a cup of green tea and add a few drops of peppermint oil to it. Add a tablespoon of white vinegar to it and massage it on your scalp. Wash it off with mild shampoo.
DIY Mask for Hydration
Milk + Honey Hair Mask
If your hair is in need of moisturizing and hydration, you will find it in a mixture of milk and honey. Honey helps strengthen hair and prevent breakage caused by weak and brittle hair, and also encourages cell regeneration for a healthy scalp. It is also known for its anti-inflammatory properties. Milk contains proteins, amino acids, vitamin B12, iron and zinc which make the hair soft and keep the hair hydrated.
DIY Mask for Smelly Scalp
Apple Cider Vinegar + Honey + Oil Hair Mask
If you have a smelly scalp, then you should definitely use this hair mask to get rid of the smell and keep your scalp clean from any buildup. There are many benefits of apple cider vinegar. It can get rid of bacteria growing on your scalp, control frizz, clean hair follicles from debris and help reduce hair fall. Add honey to lock the moisture in your hair. Take any oil of your choice or according to your hair.
diy mask for hair loss
Egg + Lemon Juice + Vinegar Hair Mask
Egg is a moisturizing agent and also prevents hair fall. It is known to stimulate hair growth. Beat an egg and add lemon juice, vinegar and few drops of oil of your choice.
Let these masks work their magic on your hair!