Friday, February 25, 2011

Homemade Hair Treatments for Damaged Hair

Do you have dry or damaged hair and looking for some homemade treatments that will make your dry hair look healthy, shiny, and frizz free again? Then check out some of these very simple homemade hair treatments like the mayonnaise hair treatment for damaged hair that will cost you mere pennies and leave you with professional looking results. A couple quick tips to help you avoid dry and damaged hair in the first place; Make sure you keep hair trimmed and neat and always use conditioner. Use a comb after the shower or bath and gently comb through your hair before using a brush on it. Avoid excess sun and hot styling tools like hair dryers, curling irons, and flat irons. Take vitamins for healthy hair that contain B-complex, Vitamin C & E and Beta Carotene. Hair masks and deep conditioners should be used at least a month to maintain oils and healthy hair, so find the right one for you below and give it a try.

Avocado Deep Conditioner

1 small jar of mayonnaise
1/2 avocado
1. Peel avocado and remove pit;
2. Mix all ingredients in a medium-sized bowl with your hands until it’s a consistent green color;
3. Smooth into hair being careful to work it to the ends;
4. Use shower cap or plastic wrap to seal body heat in;
5. Leave on hair for 20 minutes;
6. For deeper conditioning wrap a hot, damp towel around your head over the plastic, or use a hair dryer set to a low to medium heat setting.

Mayonnaise Conditioner for Dry Hair

Mayonnaise or Homemade mayo
1. Apply 1/2 cup of mayonnaise to your dry hair;
2. Work into hair really well;
3. Cover your hair with a plastic bag;
4. Set for about 15 minutes;
5. Rinse thoroughly;
6. Shampoo as usual.

Olive Oil Hair Mask

5 tablespoon of olive
2 eggs
1. Mix olive oil and eggs well.
2. Apply thoroughly to hair.
3. Wrap head with plastic wrap or a shower cap.
4. Set for 15 minutes.
5. Rinse well, shampoo and style as usual.

Honey & Olive Oil Hair Mask

2 tablespoon honey
3 tablespoon olive oil
1. Mix honey and olive oil together.
2. Apply thoroughly to hair.
3. Cover hair with plastic wrap or a shower cap.
4. Set for 15 minutes.
5. Shampoo and rinse well.

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