Save money and time with these remedies for breakage, dryness, and split ends.
Looking for hair rescue solutions, without blowing your budget?
These easy, affordable DIY hair masks all use household remedies that you probably already have at home. Easy made with a blender — check out the egg and banana mask below — others are as simple as a single ingredient that will get your hair into a better shape, whether you suffer from dry hair, fine hair, an itchy scalp, or dandruff.
The Problem: Thinning hair
The Solution : If you have baby-fine hair, your biggest stresses might be, hiding a visible scalp or worrying about strands, You can’t afford to lose. Try a protein-rich treatment that can plump up a wimpy mane.
I used that tip from Audrey Davis-Sivasothy, author of Hair Care Rehab: The Ultimate Hair Repair and Reconditioning Manual: Make a “banana protein smoothie,” which consists of amino acid-rich bananas and eggs to enhance hair elasticity, strengthen, and add thickness.
How to use it: Blend two egg yolks,
two ripe bananas,
two to three tablespoons of honey,
half cup of conditioner of your choice
and two tablespoons of olive oil,
until fully pureed. Use a Blender. Distribute all over and leave on for 20 to 30 minutes; rinse with cool water. “Results are immediate, Keep in mind that it only lasts until your next shampoo.”
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The Problem: Brittle hair
The Solution: to strengthen your hair strands. While dry, brittle hair is a struggle on its own, it can also lead to increased breakage and dullness. Egg yolks are an easy fix, They will help strengthen and nourish hair follicles.
How to use it:
Mix a little lemon into the yolks to lessen the egg smell. When applying, put the mixture on hair from roots to ends and let it sit for 30 minutes to an hour to really penetrate into hair.
Store-bought fix: If you’d rather save your eggs for cooking, try Too Cool for School Egg Remedy Hair Pack.
The Problem: Messy waves or curls
The Solution: Define, rather than fight, Bend your hair’s natural curl with a homemade curl enhancer made of Sirup and honey. Honey and syrup are natural humectants (ingredients that attract and lock in moisture) and can treat curls while hydrating thirsty hair.
How to use it: Mix a half-cup of syrup,
1/4 cup of olive oil,
four tablespoons of honey,
half-cup of water,
four table spoons of lemon juice,
and two tablespoons of all-purpose flour (adjust according to desired thickness).
Mix together ingredients, removing any lumps, and warm over the stovetop. Separate hair into four sections, evenly apply the sweet concoction, and cover it up with a shower cap; let sit for 45 minutes and rinse thoroughly.
The Problem: Dry, damaged tresses
The Solution: Moisturize, moisturize, moisturize. Otherwise, you’re only a hair away from split ends, frizz, and breakage. Opt for an intensive overnight treatment if your average conditioner isn’t cutting it.
How to use it: Take a tablespoon of coconut oil,
warm it in the microwave or warm hot Water, massage into damp hair, and sleep on it. Wear a shower cap and lay a towel on your pillow to prevent a greasy mess. In the morning, shampoo it out. Only use coconut oil on dry and damaged areas, which typically occur from the mid-shaft to the end. If you have finer hair, pick a lighter oil, like olive or avocado, as coconut oil can weigh strands down.
The Problem: Faded dye job
TheSolution: Intensify vibrancy.
Add shot of red with a cranberry juice rinse. To warm up ashy blonde hair, substitute the cranberry juice rinse for chamomile tea.
Or bring out golden tones with some champagne (flat or bubbly both do the trick).
Got some brassiness in your blonde locks? Do a rinse with grape-flavored Kool-Aid to counter any signs of orange.
How to use it: Tilt your head back over the sink and carefully pour the juice over clean, detangled hair. Once every section is soaked, dry your hair section by section on low heat to lock color in place. Rinse and condition after. “But remember to do a rinse only when necessary, otherwise it could lead to buildup,”
The Problem: Dullness
The Solution : Lock in shine. Think of the outermost layer of your hair, the cuticles, as fishscales; and those scales must lie as flat as possible for shiny hair. Anything from friction to hot water to humidity can ruffle up the cuticles, resulting in a lackluster mane. Residue and product buildup are also factors of reducing shine.
How to use it: To clarify and smooth cuticles, pour an apple cider vinegar rinse (a tablespoon of vinegar to half cup of water) over damp hair and comb through. Let it sink in for five minutes, rinse with cool water, and follow up with conditioner.
The acidity in the vinegar complements the pH of our hair, which helps seal the cuticle and makes it lay flatter,
The Problem: Frizz, flyaways, and wisps
The Solution: Smooth and tame. Unfortunately, raised cuticles not only affect shine, but they can also create frizz. If at the slightest hint of humidity your hair frizzes up — Asking for moisture replenishment. Castor oil acts as a thermal protectant and can actually help heal the hair, thanks to its omega-9 properties,
How to use it: Create a buffer between your ‘do and the air with a very thin layer of castor oil; apply only where you need it.
The Problem: Product buildup
The Solution: Clarify hair. Between smoothing creams and hair oils, it’s easy to build up layer upon layer of product residue. Excess buildup leads to strands that never feel clean and dandruff-like flakes. But you can cut through oils and buildup with baking soda power cleanse ability
How to use it: Combine 1/3 cup of shampoo with one to two tablespoons of baking soda, stir well, and pour over wet hair. Gently massage the mixture into the scalp and let sit for a few minutes before rinsing thoroughly.
The Problem: Flat hair
How to use it: Combine ½ cup of oats, 2 tablespoons of almond oil and ½
and ½ cup of milk (regular milk is best). Mix ingredients well. Apply the mask all over hair and leave it on for 20 to 40 minutes — the longer the better. Then wash out and style your hair as usual. Your hair will look full and super bouncy.
The Problem: Excessive shedding