When someone mentions healthy shiny hair, you most likely think of expensive hair treatments and frequent visits to hair salons. And while this is true, having beautiful hair does not have to cost you a fortune. You can easily revitalize your dry and damaged hair with few ingredients from your kitchen. For example, eggs, olive oil, honey, cornmeal, baking soda, yogurt and wine are components of tasty food and relaxing evenings. Yes, but they are also super good for your hair and are a healthy and cheap alternative to most chemical-based hair products on the market. Of course, occasional visit to hair salon Melbourne for a luxurious treatment will not hurt your hair, but the next time your hair needs a boost, why not try these homemade hair treatments.
Banana And Avocado Hair Mask – Bring back you hair’s old glow with this rich mask which you should use twice a month. Mix together in a bowl banana, 1 egg and ½ avocado. Add 2 tablespoons honey, 3 tablespoons buttermilk and 3 tablespoons olive oil and mix well. Apply the mask to hair starting with roots and leave it on for 30 minutes. Wash hair with a mild shampoo.
Yogurt Hair Mask – Have hard time styling your hair? Slather your hair once a month in yogurt and get silky results. Beat 1 egg white and then mix with plain yogurt and mayonnaise, ¼ cup each. Massage the mask into damp hair, cover with plastic bag or shower cap, leave it on for 30 minutes and wash with a mild shampoo.
Anti-dandruff Hair Mask – Wine is often being praised for its health benefits. Beside being a miracle worker when it comes to your heart, blood circulation, brain, etc., this divine drink will also boost your hair health. Of course, consuming a glass of wine is one way to lift up those locks, but try smothering your hair in wine. Yes, you read that correct. Heat 1 cup red wine and put it in a bowl with 5 cloves garlic and 1 tablespoon lard. Mix the ingredients well and heat for 20 seconds in a microwave. Apply to hair starting with roots, wrap in a hot towel, leave it on for 1 hour and then wash hair thoroughly. Repeat twice a week for better results. Now you have more than one reason to buy wines online.
Olive Oil and Egg Hair Mask – To hydrate your dry hair, you do not need a magic. What you need is olive oil. Mix 3 tablespoons of olive oil with two eggs and gently apply the mask to hair using circular motions and starting with roots. Cover with shower cap, leave it on for 20-30 minutes and wash with shampoo. This mask has dual effect as olive oil will hydrate your hair, while protein-rich eggs will promote healthy growth.
Oatmeal Hair Mask – Yes, oatmeal is a super ingredient to start the day with. But it is not only a component of a healthy breakfast. It is extra good for your hair as well. Mix oats, milk and almond oil (1 tablespoon of each) until you get a thick paste. Apply the mixture on dry hair, leave it on for 30 minutes and then wash with a gentle shampoo.