Are you tired of paying big bucks for expensive hair masks? Even after laying out all that money, those masks often leave you wondering if they’re working.
Instead of spending a lot of money, head to the kitchen and make your own hair masks. With a few common kitchen ingredients, you can whip up a couple cheap hair masks that are all-natural, and they provide great results.
Easy Banana and Egg Yolk Mask
- 1 egg yolk
- 1 or 2 mashed bananas
- 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
Blend all ingredients, apply the mixture on your hair while gently massaging your scalp for 3-4 minutes and wrap your hair with a plastic bag or shower cap and put a towel over the bag.
Allow the mixture to sit for about 30 minutes or an hour and wash it with shampoo and condition your hair if needed.
Benefits of Ingredients:
This combination of ingredients offers some great benefits for your hair. The egg yolks contain important vitamins for your hair, including vitamin E, vitamin A, vitamin D, and vitamin B.
The vitamin A helps to prevent dandruff, which prevents hair loss. The B vitamins help to improve circulation, vitamin D aids in oxygen supply to the scalp, and the Vitamin D also aids in hair growth.
The banana in the hair mask packs in vitamin C, vitamin E, and vitamin A. Important minerals, such as iron, zinc, manganese, and potassium are also found in bananas.
All the nutrients from the bananas help to nourish hair, improving hair growth and leaving hair shiny and silky.
Even the lemon juice has benefits for your hair. It strengthens the roots of your hair, helps to prevent hair loss, and fights dandruff.
Orange Juice and Yogurt Mask
- 1/2 cup plain while fat yogurt (or kefir or curd)
- 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
Note: You can reduce the amount of ingredients if you have short hair.
Blend the squeezed orange and yogurt. Apply the mixture onto your hair while gently massaging your scalp for 3-4 minutes.
After that, you can wrap your hair with a plastic bag or shower cap and place a towel over the plastic bag.
Leave the mask for thirty minutes or an hour and wash it with shampoo and condition if needed.
Benefits of Ingredients:
The oranges contain important nutrients for your hair, such as vitamin C. Orange juice works well as a conditioner, and the vitamin C and bioflavonoids found in oranges help to improve circulation to your scalp, promoting hair growth.
Folic acid is found in oranges as well, which is an important vitamin that is essential to hair growth. Orange juice also helps control dandruff.
The yogurt used in the mask offers some great hair benefits too. Yogurt is known for its anti-fungal properties, which makes it perfect for fighting dandruff.
It also helps to give dry hair a beautiful shine. Yogurt even helps tame frizz and reduces hair loss.