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Hair Treatments You Can Make at Home

Lately, with all that dry summer heat you may need to give your hair a little pick me up. If you don’t have any deep conditioner at home you can still get spa-like hair with these do-it-yourself recipes.

Make your own hair treatments

Make your own hair treatments

Conditioning Mask

If your hair feels lack luster and dry just reach for the olive oil. To make your conditioning mask…

  1. Combine 4 to 5 tablespoons of olive oil with two eggs and one tablespoon of water.
  2. With a blender, combine all the ingredients and apply to dry hair.
  3. Now massage the mixture from root to tip for a few minutes before wrapping your head with saran wrap.
  4. Let sit for 10 minutes, then remove and rinse your hair under warm water.
  5. HANDY TIP: Add one mashed banana to the mix to intensify the conditioning benefits.

Shine Mask

Isn’t it funny how the most effective treatments require the least amount of work?. One tried and true method to increase your shine are a combination of vinegar and egg.

  1. Make sure your hair is towel dried. Then break two eggs into a bowl and apply the contents by handfuls onto your hair.
  2. Make sure that massage it in in for 3 to 5 minutes before rinsing with half a cup of white vinegar.
  3. You’ll probably need a strong stomach because it’s quite smelly. Once your hair is dried, your hair will look and feel radiant and soft.

Hair treatments that you can make at home are also listed here on the natural hair care treatment blog post. They’re slightly different than the two listed above.

Natural Hair Treatments That You Can Make at Home

Natural hair treatments or conditioners are a simple and less costly way to give your hair a boost. Whatever your hair type, there’s a treatment to enhance it.

Natural Hair Treatments

Natural Hair Treatments

Protein treatment – This treatment will revive hair with damaged ends, dried out, sun or bleach damaged hair.  Simply whisk together three whole eggs and one tablespoon of lemon juice or cider vinegar.  Apply the mixture to clean, damp hair. Leave it on for fifteen minutes before rinsing it off with cool water.

Cider Vinegar – A tonic for greasy hair, cider vinegar counteracts shampoos’ alkalinity. This helps to maintain the hair’s correct pH balance.  It also makes hair wonderfully shiny and manageable.  Just add a generous dash of cider vinegar to the final rinsing water.

Oil Treatment – To give your hair a deep conditioning treatment, treat your hair to an oil massage, leaving the oil on your hair for as long as possible before shampooing it off.  Coconut and olive oil have long been used to condition and add luster to hair.

Color treatments – For many centuries, chamomile has been used to lighten fair hair.  To lighten blond hair naturally and gradually, Use the following…One tablespoon of dried chamomile,A handful of fresh chamomile,a chamomile herbal tea bag.Now boil it in one cup of water. Add the juice of half a lemon and then leave the concoction to cool before adding it to the final rinsing water.To darken hair and to disguise gray hairs, make a concoction as described above to add to the final rinsing water but instead use sage and rosemary leaves rather than chamomile.
Henna has long been used to give hair a reddish tint, and if this is the effect that you’re after, try making a concoction of saffron to add to the final rinsing water.