Natural Hair Care for Dry Damaged Hair
Our hair is our crowning glory. It is every woman’s dream to have long, thick, healthy and shiny lustrous locks. Having perfect, soft and healthy hair is important to look presentable. Unfortunately, living in a country where humidity and pollution is at a high rate, maintaining your hair and keeping them in perfect condition can be difficult.
Besides pollution and humidity damaging our beautiful locks, intense styling can cause more damage that can become hard to repair. Models, actresses and all those women whose jobs require them to style every day have to take extreme care of their hair. Intense styling, using heat products, curling, straightening, and perming all can damage your hair making them dry, brittle, thin and weak.
To maintain your hair or revive them from all the damage caused, you must take good care of them or say bye-bye.
You don’t have to go out and buy expensive chemically made products. All you have to do is buy organic products and use them religiously every week or month, depending on the damage.
Here are a few best organic hair care methods we have listed down below:
Protein Hair Mask
Protein treatment is one of the most effective remedies to get back your lustrous locks. Eggs contain copious amounts of protein which nourishes hair and gives them their shine back. Coconut oil strengthens our hair and prevents breakage of strands. Meanwhile olive oil adds shine. Mayonnaise is the best food for our hair as it conditions them and makes them softer. Vitamin E is extremely beneficial for both our hair and skin, it improves blood circulation in the scalp and prevents dryness.
- 1 whole egg
- 1 tbsp. mayonnaise
- 1 capsule vitamin E
- 1 tbsp. coconut oil or any other hair oil
- 1 tbsp. olive oil or any other hair oil
How to Apply
Beat the egg a little and then add 1 tbsp. coconut oil along with 1 tbsp. of olive oil. Next add 1 tbsp. mayonnaise and then add 1 capsule of vitamin E. Mix the ingredients thoroughly leaving no lumps behind. Apply the mask from roots till ends and leave it overnight, wear a shower cap. If you cannot leave it on overnight, let it stay for 2 hours and then wash normally with a shampoo. Use this mask twice a week.
Aloe vera Hair Mask
This homemade mask will make your frizzy, dry, heat-damaged hair turn into glossy, soft and strong locks. Aloe vera plant is a great way to naturally treat any hair or skin problems, it restores shine, strengthens hair follicles and adds volume. It contains amino acids, minerals and vitamins that will also cure dandruff and improve your hair’s condition. Coconut oil also contains lauric acid, vit. E, it is rich in minerals, carbohydrates and antioxidants. Honey is a natural conditioner, it softens your hair and stimulates hair growth since it is a natural antioxidant. It keeps your scalp bacteria free and cleans it well due to it being antibacterial and antiseptic elements. This miracle hair mask repairs your hair that has been damaged by heat and turned dry and frizzy.
- 1 tbsp. Honey
- 2 tbsp. Coconut oil
- 3 tbsp. Aloe vera gel (natural or store-bought, both will work)
How to Apply
Mix all the ingredients well to form a smooth paste. Apply this hair mask by sectioning your hair by the scalp. Apply this mask from roots till tips, then gently massage from 2 to 3 minutes using your fingertips only. Keep this mask on for 20-30 minutes and wash with shampoo and conditioner. Use this remedy 2 times a week for effective results.
Butter Hair Mask
This deep conditioning hair mask will repair all the damages done to your hair which made them dry, brittle and not-so-presentable. For this hair mask you have to use butter, this is extremely moisturizing and is rich in fatty acids and fat soluble vitamins. This brings extreme glossiness in your hair and makes them smoother than the butter itself. The next element to add is raw thick consistency milk, it is a natural conditioner and is extremely rich in vitamin A and B and proteins which help your hair to become shiny and healthy. Next you need extra-virgin olive oil and castor oil, these oils are brilliant moisturizers. They are highly antioxidants containing vitamin E and omega-3 six and omega-9 fatty acids that encourage healthy hair growth. Another ingredient is honey, it is an amazing natural moisturizer and is extremely hydrating. The last ingredient is vegetable glycerin, it helps to retain moisture and makes your hair look gorgeous.
- 2 tbsp. Honey
- 4 tsp. Milk
- 1 tbsp. Glycerin
- 2 tbsp. Olive oil
- 2 tbsp. Castor oil
How to Apply
Mix all the ingredients thoroughly using a hand whisk to make a creamy lump-free paste. Divide your hair into sections and apply a small amount and massage it. Apply it all over from roots to the tips, targeting the tips mostly. Since the tips are more prone to be dry and form into split ends. Leave this mask on for 10 to 15 minutes and then wash with a mild shampoo and conditioner.
Use these hair masks and then watch your hair become shinier, softer, voluminous and more manageable than before. Use these masks twice a week or twice a month depending on how damaged your hair is. Your hair will thank you for giving them the best treatment!