3 DIY Hair Masks for Frizzy, Unruly and/or Damaged Hair

If you have stubborn out-of-control frizzy hair that changes with the weather, worry no more! These 3 very simple and cost friendly hair masks will not only tame and nurture your frizzy hair but also promote hair growth and remove dandruff and excess oils.

You don’t need to go hunting for chemical packed frizz fighters when you also can whip up effective hair masks using kitchen pantry ingredients.

Check out these cool DIY hair masks to naturally tone down unruly frizzes:

1. Mayonnaise Egg Honey Hair Mask

Mayonnaise is the ultimate de-frizzer you can ever find. Coupled with egg and honey, this amazing hair mask will work wonders in taming wild frizzy hair. The egg will not only soften dry frizzy locks but also nourish your scalp and roots. Honey is a natural humectant and will water your frizzy hair, locking moisture into hair cells, bringing back their vibrancy. Due to its protein level, this mask should be used just once or twice a month.

Let’s look at the detailed benefits of the ingredients in this hair mask for frizzy hair:

Ingredients and Benefits for Hair >>

Mayonnaise: Contains natural oils, vinegar and multi-vitamin egg yolk that will restore damaged frizzy hair to its healthy pH. Softens brittle frizzy hair. Locks moisture into skin cells. Deeply contains and hydrates hair.

Egg: Rich in multi-vitamins and minerals. Nourishes and strengthens hair roots and scalp. Softens and moisturizes dry frizzy hair. Natural hair conditioner which makes hair silky and luscious.

Honey: Natural humectant which will add moisture to dry frizzy hair. Conditions and moisturizes dry hair locks. Adds shine and gloss to hair and promotes smooth and soft hair.

Ingredients:

– 2 tablespoons mayonnaise

– 1 egg

– 1 tablespoon honey

– 2 / 4 drops of your favorite essential oil (optional)

Directions:

In a small mixing bowl, whisk the egg until it turns frothy. Combine the above ingredients thoroughly. With clean fingertips, massage the mixture into your wet hair. Wind your hair in a high bun over your head and cover with a disposable shower cap.

Sit for 15 minutes allowing the mask to sink deep into your hair follicles. When the time is up, wash off the mask from the hair roots to the ends. Rinse off as many times as possible until the entire mask is off.

Shampoo well and to remove the hair mask smells make an ACV rinse and condition as usual. Give a final rinse with cold water and wrap your hair in a T-shirt microfiber towel.

Click here to watch a video of a variation of this recipe that changes the egg to olive oil.

Useful Tips:

– Before applying the mask wet your hair and wrap a damp warm towel around your head to open up hair follicles. You can also use a hair steamer.

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– Rinse as thoroughly as possible to wash off all the hair mask to avoid any bits and pieces of the mask sticking to your hair.

– Wet your hair before applying the mask. Using the mask on dry hair and scalp doesn’t work.

 

2. Banana Almond Oil Hair Mask

Using just two ingredients, this frizzy hair mask recipe will soften dry frizzes as well as moisturize them. Banana is made up of 75 percent water which makes it a great natural moisturizer for frizzy hair and almond oil serves as an excellent conditioner that will bless your locks with a natural sheen.

The best thing about this mask is you won’t have to worry about protein overload.

Let’s look at the in-depth benefits of these ingredients for hair:

Ingredient and Benefits for Hair >>

Banana: Traps moisture in dry frizzes. Nourishes scalp and hair follicles. Helps maintain natural hair elasticity and prevents breakage and split ends. Prevents hair loss and controls dandruff.

Almond Oil: Rich in multivitamins and omega fatty acids. Penetrates deep into the scalp, strengthen hair roots and shafts. Softens frizzy hair. Promotes hair growth. Adds a natural glow to dull frizzes. Prevents hair breakage. Heals scalp inflammation and dandruff.

Ingredients:

– 2 ripe bananas

– 1 / 2 teaspoons of almond oil

Directions:

Put 2 ripe or overripe bananas in a blender until lump-free. In a small mixing bowl, stir in the almond oil together with the banana puree. Slather the hair mask onto your strands, starting from the roots, working downwards.

Tie your hair into a loose bun and cover with a shower cap. Wait for 15 minutes.

You can use this time to relax, read a book or pamper yourself with a manicure. After the time is done, wash off the mask well. After every bit of the mask is off, shampoo your hair and rinse with cold water.

Useful Tips:

– You don’t even need to shampoo and condition your hair with this mask since it smells wonderful and almond oil acts as a great conditioner.

– Apply the hair mask right before a shower to effectively wash it off.

– Use overripe bananas for this mask instead of throwing them away.

– You can always add greater quantities of the ingredients listed depending on your hair length and volume.

 

3. Avocado, Coconut Milk & Olive Oil Hair Mask

The creamy avocado is one of the most powerful superfoods and avocado oil is really recommended for curly hair. But avocado can also be used in hair masks for shiny lustrous locks!

Combined with two other powerful frizz-fighting ingredients, this hair mask is excellent for dry frizzy hair. This hair mask contains moisture-rich ingredients!

Look at the benefits of avocado, coconut milk and olive oil for hair:

Ingredient and Benefits for Hair >>

Avocado: Contains vitamins, healthy fat, and minerals. Has moisturizing and hydrating properties that will revitalize dry brittle hair. Protects hair elasticity and prevents further hair damage and breakage. Conditions and softens frizzy hair.

Coconut Milk: Nourishes and cools the scalp and hair follicles. Restores luster to dull damaged frizzy hair. Boosts hair growth. Guards against hair loss. Acts as a natural detangler. Moisturizes and conditions frizzy hair.

Olive oil: Naturally conditions and smoothens rough hair. Hydrates dry frizzes and nourish brittle locks and weak scalp, preventing hair loss and breakage.

Ingredients:

– 1 small ripe avocado

– 1/2 cup fresh coconut milk

– 1 tablespoon olive oil

Directions:

First puree 1/2 a ripe avocado in a blender until smooth. Stir in coconut milk and olive oil and mix well.

Apply the mixture to your scalp going downwards to your hair ends.

Take time to massage the hair mask in gentle circular motions deep into your scalp. Wait for 15 minutes before rinsing off the mask thoroughly.

You may use organic products, like homemade Aloe Vera leave-in or a Flaxseed Gel.

As you see these 3 great recipes are totally organic, so try to make the amount you will use, so that you don’t have to store any. Stored in the fridge they can last 4 to 7 days.

Use these masks 2 or 3 times a month depending on your hair needs and you will notice great results in a short period. Remember to be careful, don’t overload your hair.

Useful Tips:

– Use a ripe avocado so it is easier to puree. Freezing or thawing the avocado before use also works great.

– Make sure to blend the avocado until you get a lump-free smoothie. This is important – if you have lumps in your mixture, you will have a hard time rinsing off and you might end up with tiny avocado lumps stuck to your hair.

– Don’t just smear the hair mask onto your scalp and locks. Take time to massage the mixture deep into your scalp in gentle circular motions using both hands.

– Slather a generous amount of hair mask onto your hair ends where the most damage occurs.

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