Let’s accept it, girls! It’s quite daunting to not feel envious when you see other women with strong, healthy and luscious locks! More so, when you realize that they have gorgeous hairs since birth and you are stuck with the dull, rough and fizzy hairs.
Healthy and glossy hairs is a head-turner; it’s something that every woman dream of. However, because of the repeated washing, styling, sun exposure and climate change, hair become dull and faded.
So, how can you retain the hair shine?
Well, taking care of hairs doesn’t need spending bucket loads of money on products that claim to make your hair healthy — instead, it’s about using natural ingredients that can do wonders on your locks. And the best part, they are available in your kitchen!
Try some of the listed hair masks to get shine and natural luster in your hairs:
One of the cheapest and most effective methods for having healthy hairs is by applying the egg mask. Eggs are the magic ingredients that can nourish your hair.
Since they are the greatest source of lecithin, proteins and fatty acids, they can make your hairs smooth and shiny. Besides, they can also make your hair naturally straight and thick.
How to make at-home hair mask:
Beat two eggs till they become soft and foamy. Now add a half cup of yogurt and a few drops of almond oil. Once done, apply the mask into your hairs and scalp, and cover your hair with a shower cap. Let the mask sit in hairs for 30minutes and rinse it with cold water.
Avocado is one of the best, natural fruit that helps you retain the shine and luster in your hairs. Rich in compounds and proteins, it will make your hair look shiny and smooth. Use avocado and banana mask or honey mask to get rid of dryness and damaged hairs.
For itchy scalp, avocado and oatmeal mask would be perfect. Just pick your ingredient and mix it to make a thick paste. Apply the mask on the roots moving to the ends and let it sit for at least 30 minutes. Don’t forget to add high-quality olive oil or Argan oil.
You can also prepare some extra mask to let it sit in the fridge or can look organic products like the dead sea minerals cosmetics.
Dairy products like plain yogurt can neutralize the damage caused by using the excess of styling products and air pollution. You can use plain Greek yogurt to massage into the hairs or can mix it with honey or egg to prepare the mask.
Don’t consider flavored yogurts as they have sugar content and are also less effective. Apply the mask on your hairs as well as scalp and let it sit for at least 20-30 minutes. Once done, rinse it with shampoo and condition with natural conditioners.
If you can take over the pungent smell of egg, you can use mayonnaise mask! Since mayonnaise contains eggs, they will create an effect close to the egg mask.
Just get a considerable about of full-fat mayonnaise and apply it on your hairs. Apply it on the damp hairs and leave it for about 30 minutes. Now, wash your hairs with normal shampoo.
Fenugreeks are rich in antioxidants and also have moisturizing properties that can make your hair feel soft and shiny. The antioxidants present in fenugreek neutralize the damaging free radicals that are in your hairs, making it look shiny and glossy.
To use a hair mask of fenugreek, take two tablespoons of seeds and grind them to make fine coarse powder. Mix it in a half cup of milk and coat your hairs with it. Let the mask sit for at least 20minutes and then wash your hairs.
Aloe vera mask:
Aloe Vera is another magical ingredient that can cure everything; from dull skin to frizzy hairs, you can use it as a moisturizer for anything. Loaded with minerals, vitamins, antioxidants and other things, it can give your hairs shiny and healthy look.
Top prepares aloe Vera mask, take a fresh aloe Vera stick or get four tablespoons of aloe Vera gel and mix it with coconut oil or yogurt. Make a thick form or the ingredients and apply it on your hairs and scalp. Now, cover your head with a towel and let the mixture sit for a few minutes.
Honey is an amazing moisturizer and a wonderful humectant that can make your hair shiny and glossy. Besides, it’s easy to use, plus you don’t have to keep it in your hairs for a long time.
To apply it, just get two glasses of lukewarm water, mix two tablespoons of honey and apply it on your hairs. You can put the mixture in the spray bottle and apply after wash. Rub it gently for at least 15 minutes and wash it with lukewarm water.
So, those were some of the tips to maintain hair health. Use them and be on the glossy side gals!