6 easy-to-make hair mask recipes
Between pollution, limescale, heat, or hair products with dubious compositions, it is appropriate to give your hair a little boost from time to time!
Did you know that some everyday foods are real treasures for your hair?
Discover our selection of 6 natural masks that are easy to make at home. These treatments are adapted for all hair types: dry hair, damaged hair, oily hair, dull hair... It is important to know your hair type to choose the mask that best suits your needs.
These masks will sublimate your hair! You won't be able to do without them, guaranteed!
The thickening mask for thin hair
You need two tablespoons of castor oil, one egg, and one tablespoon of honey. Mix everything until you have a fairly liquid mixture.
You have to leave the mask on for 1 hour and a half , from the roots to the ends. Take advantage of this time to watch the latest episodes of your favorite shows! Rinse and wash with your everyday shampoo.
Castor oil is the star ingredient in this recipe, known to thicken hair and promote growth. With this treatment, your hair will be more voluminous and flexible.
The repairing mask for damaged hair
Mix a spoonful of cornflour with a little water. Heat the mixture over low heat, and then add a carton of coconut milk. When the mixture is fluid, it's ready!
Apply the mask strand by strand to dry hair. Cover with a towel or shower cap to keep the heat in, and leave it on for 30 minutes. Then rinse the mask out and shampoo it out.
Coconut milk is known for its multiple benefits to the hair. It has protective properties that help repair damaged hair. It is also known to make the hair more resistant and promote its growth.
With this mask, say goodbye to your split ends!
Be careful if you have colored hair because coconut milk can disgorge the color. The following mask will be more suitable.
The perfect mask for colored hair
After one or more colors, hair is often damaged and dull. An avocado-based mask will give them back their vigor because avocado is undoubtedly one of the most nourishing ingredients for hair.
You need to mix half an avocado, well mashed, with one to two tablespoons of avocado oil.
Apply the mask to your dry hair and leave it on for 1 hour. Then rinse the treatment and remove it with a shampoo.
After this mask, your color will be vibrant, and this mask will deeply nourish your hair.
The shine mask for dull hair
Rice has many benefits for the hair. This ingredient has been proven to reduce frizz and strengthen hair with its regenerative and moisturizing properties. It also tightens the hair scales and makes it shinier. It is, therefore, THE solution if you have dull hair.
To prepare this treatment, you must mix half a glass of rice with a glass of water, then heat the whole for about twenty minutes. When the rice becomes pasty, mix it until a fluid texture.
Apply the mixture strand by strand to dry hair and leave for 30 minutes. Rinse the mask and wash your hair with your shampoo.
After this treatment, the hair is much shinier and more manageable.
The nourishing mask for dry hair
This mask made of egg yolk and honey is for you if you have dry hair. Eggs are usually ingredients that you use for cooking! But they contain many proteins that help nourish your hair and keep it healthy.
Beat an egg yolk and mix it with a tablespoon of vegetable oil (argan, olive...) and a tablespoon of honey.
The honey will have a repairing role for your hair and contribute to its shine.
Leave the mixture on your hair for 30 minutes. Then rinse the mask and shampoo your hair.
Purifying mask for oily hair
Green clay is an essential ingredient for skin and hair care. Thanks to its purifying and cleansing properties, clay regulates sebum production and soothes the scalp. By making this mask, your hair will be beautiful and light for a long time.
Mix two tablespoons of green clay and one nettle powder with five tea tree essential oil drops. Add warm water until you have a fluid texture.
Apply the mixture to your scalp, massaging it in, and leave it on for 30 minutes. Rinse the mask thoroughly afterward. This treatment replaces shampoo.
Written by: Noémie P.