16 Home-Made Hair Treatments That Really Work

Girls all around the world want gorgeous hair. Such that they can even make Rapunzel jealous of them, but what they don’t want is taking care of them as it is not just time consuming but costly as well. So the home-made hair treatments mentioned here make all this easy as they are natural with very common ingredients, very easy to make and apply and cheap as well. So what else can you ask for?

What you need to know is that hair are also very sensitive and you must treat them in the same way as you treat your facial skin. If you are snow white but you have rough damaged hair then no one is going to fall for you. The hair add up to your personality in the same way as your face. So don’t you neglect your hair anymore and try any of the below mentioned treatments that suits you.

 16. Avocado


When using homemade treatments women generally have three problems either the hair come out flat or they are greasy or they are weighed down as the treatment they use is quite heavy. One of the perfect home-made hair treatments for that is avocado mask for hair. It really is one of nature’s fine gifts. What you have to do is to take half an avocado and a few drops of peppermint oil to it and your mask is ready but before applying it first shampoo your hair and then hold your hair in your hands and squeeze the water out once you are done apply the avocado mask. Let the mask on your hair for nearly 15 minutes after that wash your hair. You can also add a few drops of oil yogurt or egg yolk but that will weigh down your hair so it’s up to you.

Quick link = Benefits of avocado

15. Coconut oil


The coconut fruit never stops to surprise us. It is no less than a miracle. In this home-made hair treatment you will be using the oil it is great for penetrating deep down the shaft of the hair as it is heavy in nature. Simply apply the oil to the hair and leave the hair for the night. It would be better if you apply the oil to damp hair. In the morning shampoo your hair and you are done. If the oil has turned solid all you need to do is to warm it up a bit in your microwave so that it turns liquid again.

14. Banana Along With Olive Oil


Take 1 banana along with one to two drops of olive oil. You have to make a puree of the mixture of the two ingredients as you don’t and would also not like whole pieces of banana in your hair and that way it also will not be effective. The puree should have a texture like a shampoo and after applying the mixture let it sit on your hair for about 30 minutes at least. Then rinse your hair to get the mixture out and after that you may shampoo your hair. After all this you will see the magic of the mixture you applied.

13. Pumpkin And Honey


In home-made hair treatments, Pumpkin and honey are two wonder products gifted to us by Mother Nature and they can help us to make an effective treatment for hair. Pumpkins have loads of vitamins A and C, potassium and zinc. To prepare this treatment, you need first of all you will need to make a puree of the pumpkin. You can always use the leftovers. After making a puree add 1 to 2 table spoons of honey to the puree and mix them together.

Apply the resulting mixture on the hair as a mask. You will need some sort of a cap so that the mask can stay in place. A shower cap is a best choice. Keep the mask on for about 15 to 20 minutes. After that you may wash your hair. The good thing about this mask is that you can apply this on your face as well.

12. Cocoa Powder (For Boosting Up Your Hair Colour)


To create this home-made hair treatment, all you need to do is to mingle up four ingredients which are cocoa powder, yogurt, apple cider vinegar and honey. The vinegar will add extra shine along with a rich brown colour adding to the colour of the cocoa powder. Apply the mask on your hair and let it sit on for about 30 minutes. After that rinse your hair to get the mixture out and then simply shampoo your hair.

11. Lemon + Tea (For Boosting Up The Hair Colour)


If you have ashy blonde hair and you want to warm up the colour of your hair then do try lemon and chamomile tea. Both of these ingredients have long since been used for whitening the blonde hair. What you need to do is, first rinse your hair in water and get them wet, and then take a cup of chamomile tea in which you have already added the lemon and pour it over your head, it is this simple. After a few minutes probably about 4 to 5 minutes wash your hair. If you want your hair more bright and shiny then add grated potato to the tea and lemon and apply them as a shampoo and after that blow dry the hair and you will see for yourself how much bright and shiny your hair are.

Quick link = Benefits of lemon water

10. Purple Kool Aid


Blonde people get bored with the usual orange shade in their hair. They start hating those locks. Well here is a home-made hair treatment for you. Make a solution with grape flavoured Kool aid and rinse your hair in it. Don’t you worry it has no side effects. If you get a bit of purple shade shampoo your hair again the purple shade will vanish and so will the so much hated orange as well. It is perfectly safe.

9. Sugar Water (Dull Frizzy Hair)


If unluckily you have got dull frizzy hair the solution to that is so simple. Add about a teaspoon of sugar into a glass of water. Wet your hands in the solution and run them through your locks. You will see that the frizzy hair will vanish and your hair will be getting some hold as well. Do you want to know why this is so? Actually it is because this solution is a homemade hairspray.

8. Aspirin


Being an effective medicine, aspirin is commonly available. For your surprise, the medicine can also be used to care for our hair home-made hair treatment. What you got to do is, crush an aspirin and add it up with the amount of shampoo you usually use to lather up your hair. Then shampoo with that the salicylic acid will eradicate the build-up and will also add shine to your hair. It is recommended that you do this once in a week.

7. Baking Soda


If you think that your hair colour is way too dark and so dense then the solution is as simple as combining a table spoon of baking soda to a bit of shampoo and then lather your hair up with that. Once you rinse out the shampoo you will see that how much your hair colour has lightened up. There is an exception though. Do not use this mixture on recently coloured hair or else all the colour will fade away.

6. Apple Cider Vinegar (For Adding Shine)


As we all are aware that apple cider vinegar is acidic and the acidity helps the hair cuticle lie down flat on the hair surface so it makes the hair smooth resulting in a stunning shine. All you need to do is add a table spoon of vinegar in half a cup of water after that put it in your hair. Then comb your hair so that the solution is evenly distributed. Let the solution sit for about 5 to 10 minutes. The solution also helps seal the outermost layer. It will prove one of the best home-made hair treatments for your hair shine.

5. Strawberry Hair Mask


Strawberry is a citrus fruit which means it has lots of vitamin c which is very good for hair health. It is also very good for a shiny and a glossy finish. They are also perfect for maintaining the ph. of the scalp. They help you get rid of the extra oil. Take a handful of strawberries a table spoon of coconut oil and a table spoon of honey. Blend them together and apply the resulting puree on your hair as a mask. Let it sit there for about 30 minutes. After that rinse your hair and you will be having shiny glossy and healthy looking hair.

4. Egg Hair Mask


Eggs are packed with loads of nutrients. They have proteins which are good for the hair roots and so they promote hair growth. The fatty acids in the eggs are perfect to create home-made hair treatments. While potassium repairs the damages to the hair. Vitamin a prevents hair from breaking and vitamin d prevents hair loss. So it really is very good. What you need to do is take one egg one cup milk lemon juice one table spoon and two tablespoons of olive oil. Mix them all together and then massage the mixture into the hair and let it sit for about 30 minutes and after that rinse your hair.

3. Gram Flour Hair Mask


If you are worried about your damaged hair and don’t want to apply some artificial product as that may damage your hair even more. Then you should try this gram flour paste. Take a cup of gram flour and put water in it to soak them. Leave it for the night. In the morning add 1 egg 2 table spoon of yogurt and 2 table spoons of lemon juice and blend them to form a paste. Apply on your hair and let it be for about half an hour after that rinse your hair with water. It will really be beneficial.

2. Coconut Cream Hair Mask For Dry And Dull Hair


This home-made hair treatment is for those unlucky women who have extremely dry and dull hair. Take a green fresh coconut and obtain cream from it by scrapping the coconut. Put the cream in the microwave and warm it up a bit. Now using your fingertips gently massage it in your hair evenly. This should reach the scalp and hair roots. You should cover your head up in a warm towel for about an hour. Once that is done wash your hair with as little shampoo as possible.

1. Fenugreek Hair Mask


Soak about 200 grams of fenugreek seed in water for a night it will make them soft by the morning. Then you have to grind the seeds so as to make a paste so that it can be easily applied on the hair. Then using your fingers evenly apply the paste on your hair. Let the paste on the hair for about 45 minutes. After that rinse the past out and then shampoo your hair.

The above mentioned home-made hair treatments are natural and very nourishing for your hair. They can even be called as hair food. All these can be made from your left over kitchen ingredients so they are not even heavy for your pocket. So start feeding and nurturing for your hair with these above mentioned treatments. The best part of these home-made hair treatments is that they are utterly harmless and have no side effects for your hair or skin as many of the chemical medication have.

They are thus altogether safe and prove the best ways and due to these treatments you can fight hair loss, breaking of hair, thinning and you can promote their growth and all this from natural and easily available kitchen ingredients. Isn’t it awesome?

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