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5 Natural Recipes For Better Hair

Updated: Dec 22, 2022

Are you concerned about the harsh chemicals in commercial hair care products? You're not alone. Many women are looking for ways to avoid these potentially harmful ingredients.

Luckily, plenty of natural alternatives can be just as effective (and often more so!)

Here are some DIY hair care remedies recipes that will leave your hair looking and feeling their best.

Apple cider vinegar hair rinse for shiny and soft hair

Apple cider vinegar hair rinse is a special grooming tool for many, and for a good reason! Its acidic properties work wonders for taming your follicles into submission and removing dirt and other gunk from your hair strands.

It also has the added bonus of leaving your hair looking so shiny and soft that it's like you just stepped out of a photo shoot. Of course, be aware that if you have a sensitive scalp, this may not be suitable - but if you're up for a bit of experimentation, then give this rinse a whirl - you might fall in love.

Avocado and egg mask for deep conditioning

What's better than soft, lustrous hair that looks like it's been freshly styled every day?

A hair mask made with nutritious avocado and egg! Not only do the proteins in eggs help to strengthen and condition your hair, but they also give it a nice shine. At the same time, the high-fat content of avocado deeply hydrates your hair.

Plus, both ingredients are natural, so you don't have to worry about foreign chemicals damaging your hair! So if you're running low on pampering or looking for an easy way to condition your head of hair, give this mask a go - you won't be disappointed by the results!

Honey and olive oil scalp massage for a healthy scalp

At first, it may sound far-fetched to massage your scalp with honey and olive oil. After all, it's a combination of ingredients more suitable for the dinner table than your beauty routine.

But trust us – this unique combination has some serious scalp-nourishing benefits! Honey is naturally antibacterial, while olive oil moisturizes dry skin. When massaged into the scalp, they combine to help eliminate flakes and soothe itching.

Plus, giving yourself an indulgent massage is one small way to practice self-care week after week. So when it comes to healthy scalps, don't forget to mix honey and olive oil for a refreshing finish to your hair.

Banana and yogurt hair smoothie for frizz-free hair

If you're looking for a smooth, frizz-free head of hair without sacrificing nourishment, look no further than the banana and yogurt hair smoothie.

This is another delicious combination of ingredients that might better suit your kitchen than your bathroom. But it's guaranteed to leave your hair feeling silky and soft.

Bananas are naturally rich in potassium, strengthening and hydrating each strand; their oils moisturize dry hair for a genuinely healthy sheen. Meanwhile, yogurt delivers hydration deep into the hair shaft's cortex, leaving you with hair that boasts resilience and shine.

Coconut oil treatment for dry and damaged hair

Who knew a simple pantry staple like coconut oil could work wonders for dry, damaged hair? This hot oil treatment is highly nourishing for your locks and easy to perform at home.

All you need to do is heat some virgin coconut oil slightly to retain its benefits for the hair but not too hot to cause damage. Gently massage into your scalp, then cover your head with plastic wrap or a shower cap, wait 15 minutes, and voila – you'll be able to feel the difference in no time!

The plastic wrap over the head may look strange – like some alien experiment – but it's worth it!

Who knew that your kitchen ingredients could double as hair treatments? You don't have to wait until your next trip to the hair salon to start repairing your hair. If you're looking to skip the chemicals and go natural, give one of these a try. Have you tried any of these DIY hair treatments before?

Share your experience in the comments below!

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