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Best Homemade Packs For Dry Hair

By Rima Chowdhury

No matter if you have long or short hair, every woman desires to have soft and luscious hair, which does not tangle much. Unfortunately, many of us are born with dry, frizzy and unmanageable hair by nature. The problem of dry and frizzy hair tends to increase with hot summer days, as the hair is further damaged due to UV rays.

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When dealing with dry and damaged hair, it is always good to start home remedies that are really worth giving a shot. So, here we mention to you some of the effective homemade packs for dry hair.


1. Banana Mask

Take two bananas and peel them. Blend them in a blender to get a fine paste. Now, add ½ spoon of honey, turmeric, and 3 spoons of mayonnaise to it. Mix all the ingredients well and apply on your scalp. Make sure you apply the mixture on the roots and cover all the hair strands properly. After an hour or so, you can wash off with cold water. Follow with a shampoo and a conditioner.


2. Strawberry Mask

Another ingredient that can help to treat your dull and damaged hair is strawberry. Take 4-5 strawberries and puree them properly. Now, add one egg yolk and one spoon of lemon juice to the strawberry puree. Mix all the ingredients together and make sure the egg yolk blends well with the strawberry puree. Apply the mix on the scalp and leave it on for 15 minutes. Wash off with water later.


3. Green Tea And Gram Flour Hair Mask

Take a few spoons of green tea and brew it. Now, strain the green tea water and allow it to cool for some time. Then, take half a cup of gram flour and add green tea water to it. Add 2-3 drops of your favourite essential oil and mix well. Apply this on your scalp and wash off after 30 minutes. Using gram flour and green tea hair mask can not only help to treat dry hair but also prevent split ends.


4. Egg, Honey And Curd Hair Mask

Take 2 eggs and beat them until you get a smooth consistency. Now, add 4-5 spoons of curd and 2 spoons of honey. Mix all the ingredients well and make sure the curd is mixed properly with the egg yolk. Then, apply this mixture on your scalp and wash off after 15 minutes. This hair mask will help to give you conditioned hair which is soft and silky.

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5. Honey And Olive Oil Mask

Due to a lot of good proteins and antioxidants found in honey and olive oil, a combination of these two can help to prevent dead and dry hair. Mix two spoons of honey with two spoons of olive oil. Apply this hair mask on the scalp and leave for 20 minutes. Wash off with cold water. Honey and olive oil also contain moisturising properties that help to keep your hair soft.


6. Avocado And Banana Hair Mask

When it comes to dry hair, avocado contains moisturising properties which helps to seal the moisture in the tresses and keep them soft. Banana can help to make your hair strong, smooth and silky like always. Mix one ripe banana with one avocado. Make sure no lumps are formed. Add 2 spoons of honey if needed. Apply this mask on your scalp and wash off with cold water. Both these ingredients contain moisturising and nourishing properties that help to give you healthy shiny hair.


7. Mayonnaise Hair Mask

Mayonnaise contains L-cysteine, a powerful antioxidant that provides strength, shine, and volume to your hair. Mayonnaise is said to be the best ingredient for dry and damaged hair, as it helps to make your hair soft, manageable, shiny and smooth. Take ½ a cup of mayonnaise and whip it for some time. Keep whipping until the mayonnaise looks a little fluffy. Add 2-3 drops of your favourite essential oil and apply it on the scalp. Cover the hair with a shower cap and wash off after 30 minutes. This will help to keep your hair smooth and soft always.


8. Aloe Vera And Yogurt Mask

Aloe vera is one of the best ingredients that can help to prevent dull and damaged hair. It helps to nourish the scalp, thus giving you soft and manageable hair. Take four spoons of aloe vera gel and mix it with a few drops of any essential oil. Now add a few spoons of yogurt and mix well. Apply this mixture on the scalp and wash off with water.

Story first published: Friday, February 17, 2017, 20:00 [IST]
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