We all know how effective DIY Face Masks are. It nourishes our skin, hydrates it, removes all impurities, brightens it, and gives extra protection. Similar to face masks, Hair masks are also highly effective to your hair. It nourishes and hydrates your hair which enhances the condition and health of it. It works as a conditioner that softens your hair, makes it smooth, adds shine and volume to it in less than 20 minutes.

Although, there are many salons offer hair treatments that deliver a result, however, these treatments are expensive and contain chemicals that can actually be harmful to your hair. With the all-natural ingredients right in your kitchen, why not make DIY hair masks. No matter how your hair is dull, damaged, frizzy, or dry, these DIY hair masks from mother nature will nourish, moisturize, and protect your hair.

Benefits of DIY hair mask

There are a lot of benefits of DIY hair masks depending upon your hair type and what ingredients are you using. In general, the benefits of hair masks are:

  • Makes your hair softer and shinier
  • Add moisture and volume
  • Makes your scalp healthier
  • Provides stronger hair
  • Hydrates your hair
  • Reverse hair damage
  • Reduce hair breakage
  • It makes your hair less frizzy

1. Banana Hair Mask

Bananas are grown all year round and they are the best hair masks for hair loss. They are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, potassium, and natural oils that work wonders for your skin. The presence of silica, a mineral element helps your body to build collagen that can make your hair stronger and thicker. As bananas are rich in antimicrobial properties, they are best to treat the dry and flaky scalp.  Banana is a popular ingredient in hair masks for providing conditioning to your hair.

Banana hair mask improves hair texture, controls dandruff, reduces damage, moisturizes your hair, makes it soft, prevents split-ends, and promotes hair shine. Treat your hair with this banana hair mask.

hair mask

You’ll need

  • Ripe Banana- 2
  • Olive Oil- 1 Tbsp
  • Honey- 1 Tbsp

How to do

  • Mash or blend the banana till you get a smooth consistency. Make sure there is no lump left behind
  • Add olive oil and honey to it. Mix well.
  • Head to the shower and wet your hair.
  • Apply the mixture to your scalp and hair.
  • Leave it for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Wash it off with lukewarm water.

2. Avocado Hair Mask

Avocados are a good source of vitamins, omega-3 fatty acids, niacin, and biotin. Biotin makes your hair healthier whereas vitamins make it shiny, healthy, and hydrated. Avocado hair mask moisturizes your hair, boost hair growth,  reduces frizziness, reduce splits, and protect your hair from damages.

avocado hair mask

You’ll need

  • Ripe Avocado-1
  • Honey- 1 Tbsp
  • Olive Oil- 2 Tbsp
  • Milk- ½ Cup

How to do

  • Mash the avocado and make a smooth paste.
  • Add honey, olive oil, and milk to it. Mix well.
  • Apply the mixture to your root and then to your hair.
  • Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Wash it off.

3. Cinnamon Hair Mask

Cinnamon acts as a natural lightener. So, if your looking for something that can natural lighten your hair color, a cinnamon hair mask can be the best choice. Other than that, cinnamon can help remove build-up from your scalp, promotes hair growth, and enhance healthy hair.

cinnamon hair mask

You’ll need

  • Cinnamon
  • Honey

How to do

  • Take equal amounts of cinnamon and coconut oil and mix it well.
  • Apply it to your hair.
  • Do not apply it to your scalp.
  • Let the mask sit for 30 to 45 minutes.
  • Rinse it off and apply your regular shampoo and conditioner.
  • Use once a week for better results.

4. Honey Hair Mask

We all know that honey is an amazing alternative to sugars but little did we know that this can be an excellent ingredient for the hair. Honey is a good source of antioxidant properties that can make your hair healthy and prevent it from further damage. It is also rich in protein, vitamins, and minerals that enhance the hair follicles. Because of the presence of emollient and humectant properties, honey is an amazing natural moisturizer for your hair.

Benefits of the honey mask include:

  • It reduces hair breakage
  • It moisturizes your scalp and hair
  • It restores shines and reduces frizz
  • It softens your hair

honey hair mask

You’ll need

  • Honey
  • Coconut Oil
  • Apple Cider Vinegar

How to do

  • Take equal amounts of honey, coconut oil, and ACV and mix them well together.
  • Apply the mixture on your scalp and hair.
  • Leave it for 15-20 minutes.
  • Wash it off with your regular shampoo and conditioner.

5. Strawberry Hair Mask

Strawberry is rich in vitamin C, vitamin B5, vitamin B6, folic acid, magnesium, Omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, and copper. Strawberry hair mask promotes hair growth, prevent hair loss, reduce dandruff, fights oiliness, unclog pores, and makes your hair shiny.

strawberry hair mask

You’ll need

  • Strawberries- 7-8
  • Coconut Oil- 1 Tbsp
  • Honey- 1 Tbsp

How to do

  • Take all ingredients and blend it until you get a smooth puree.
  • Apply it on your slightly wet hair.
  • Leave it for 10-15 minutes.
  • Wash it off with warm water.

6. Yogurt Hair Mask

Yogurt is packed with protein which provides nourishment to your hair as well as promotes hair growth. Yogurt also contains lactic acid which is known for cleansing calm and removing dead skin cells. Yogurt reduces hair damage and baldness and acts as an amazing hair conditioner. Yogurt hair mask moisturizes your hair, strengthens your hair, reduces breakage, and nourishes your hair.

yogurt hair mask

You’ll need

  • Yogurt- 1 Cup
  • Honey- 1 Tbsp
  • Apple Cider Vinegar- 1 Tsp

How to do

  • Take a bowl and mix all ingredients into it.
  • Apply the mixture on your scalp and then to your hair.
  • Let it sit for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Wash it off with cold water.

7. Egg and Lemon Hair Mask

Eggs are a rich source of proteins, amino acids, and vitamin B. It provides nourishment to all hair types and is a good source of nutrients for maintaining healthy hair. Egg hair mask promotes hair growth, reduce hair loss, add shines, improves texture, repair damaged hair, and enhance hair elasticity.

Lemon is a good source of vitamin C. It also acts as a cleanser that cleans your follicles and hair to get rid of built-up on your scalp. Lemon is also a natural lightener that naturally lightens your hair.

You’ll need

  • Egg- 1
  • lemon-½
  • Honey- 1 Tsp

How to do

  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.
  • Let it sit for 30 to 45 minutes.
  • Wash it off with your regular shampoo and conditioner.

These are some all-natural and powerful hair masks that can make your hair healthy and beautiful. You don’t have to spend dollars when it comes to DIY hair masks. They are affordable and delivers excellent results.