We all know that the festive season can leave our skin and hair feeling in need of a little TLC after all the styling products and beach days so we have devised some at-home hair masks for you to try in order to breathe life back into your locks. No matter what you have rolling around in the pantry or fridge, there will be something great you can make to bring the bounce and shine back to your crowining glory! Let's get into it!
Avocado and Honey Mask
Boasting healthy fats, vitamin B and E and the ability to lock in moisture this mask is perfect for dry hair. You can use either olive oil or coconut oil however coconut oil is lighter. For a fun addition, you can add in essential oils to leave your hair smelling amazing.
Olive or coconut oil
Mash the avocado until smooth.
Add honey and olive oil, mixing well.
Apply the mixture to damp hair, focusing on the ends.
Leave it on for 30 minutes before rinsing with lukewarm water.
Coconut Oil and Banana Hair Mask
Packed with vitamin E, this mask deeply cleanses your scalp while conditioning , smoothing tangles and helping to restore split ends to their former glory.
1 ripe banana
2 tablespoons coconut oil
1 tablespoon honey
Mash the banana and mix it with melted coconut oil and honey.
Apply the mixture to your hair, covering from roots to tips.
Leave it on for 20-30 minutes before washing it out with shampoo.
Egg and Yoghurt Hair Mask
Egg and yoghurt are full of goodies for your hair including probiotics, lactic acid, protein and biotin that will help to nourish your hair and strengthen it.
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1 tablespoon olive oil
Beat the egg and mix it with yogurt and olive oil.
Apply the mixture to clean, damp hair.
Cover your hair with a shower cap and leave it on for 30 minutes.
Rinse thoroughly with cool water.
Oatmeal and Almond Oil Hair Mask
Oatmeal helps to nourish and stimulate your hair follicles with minerals such as zinc, iron and fatty acids while almond oil strengthens, softens and repairs hair.
1/2 cup cooked oatmeal
1 tablespoon almond oil
1 tablespoon honey
Mix the cooked oatmeal with almond oil and honey.
Apply the mixture to wet hair, massaging it into your scalp.
Leave it on for 15-20 minutes before rinsing with warm water.
Aloe Vera and Jojoba Oil Hair Mask
Promoting hair growth, prevents itching on scalp, reduces dandruff, conditions hair and supports hair growth by nourishing scalp skin and hair follicles.
1/4 cup aloe vera gel
1 tablespoon jojoba oil
1 teaspoon lemon juice
Combine aloe vera gel, jojoba oil, and lemon juice in a bowl.
Apply the mixture to your hair, focusing on the scalp and ends.
Leave it on for 30 minutes and then wash your hair with a mild shampoo.
Your hair is going to make a glorious comeback with these hair masks and you'll be the envy of anyone who sees your gorgeous mane. Which mask do you like the sound of? Coconut oil and banana or are you looking for a soothing mask like aloe vera and jojoba? Let us know in the comments below.