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DIY Hair Masks For Healthy And Beautiful Hair

By Somya Ojha

Beautiful and healthy hair is something that a majority of us yearn for. It's the type of hair that has a natural shine in it, looks voluminous, is free of dandruff and split ends and is strong from the roots.

However, nowadays, 8 out of 10 people are plagued with unsightly and unpleasant conditions that make their locks appear unhealthy and lifeless.

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There are numerous external as well as internal factors that can cause damage to your hair. Pollution, exposure to harmful sun rays, unbalanced diet, unhealthy lifestyle habits, over-usage of heat styling tools and harsh chemical-infused products are some of the most commonly known causes of unhealthy hair.

These factors can cause dullness, excessive hair fall, dandruff, split ends as well as thinning of your hair. If you too are someone who is dealing with any of the previously-stated hair problems, then we've got you covered.

As today at Boldsky, we've compiled a list of easy-to-make and effective hair masks that can help you attain flaunt-worthy healthy hair.

Just get a hold of certain hair-nourishing herbal powders such as amla powder, shikakai powder, reetha powder, etc., and other natural ingredients like aloe vera gel, rose water, honey, etc., to create hair masks at home. All these ingredients are replete with essential nutrients and vitamins that can make your hair problems a thing of the past.

Give these DIY hair masks a try and say hello to beautiful and healthy tresses.

Read on to know more about these hair masks, here.

Homemade Hair Mask For Hair Fall

What You'll Need:

  • 1 Teaspoon Of Amla Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Of Reetha Powder
  • 1/4th Teaspoon Of Camphor Powder
  • 3 Tablespoons Of Rose Water

How To Use:

  • Take an empty glass bowl and put all the previously mentioned ingredients in it.
  • Mix the ingredients thoroughly to get a paste-like consistency.
  • Apply the mask on your scalp area and massage it from the roots to the tips of your hair.
  • Allow the mask to stay on for 10 minutes before rinsing it off with lukewarm water.
  • Use this mask 2-3 times in a week to get beneficial results.

Homemade Hair Mask For Split Ends

What You'll Need:

  • 1 Teaspoon Of Amla Powder
  • 3 Teaspoons Of Coconut Milk
  • 1 Teaspoon Of Reetha Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Of Shikakai Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Of Milk

How To Use:

  • Take a glass bowl, put all the ingredients in it and thoroughly mix to get the mask ready.
  • Apply the mask on the tips of your hair and massage for a few minutes.
  • Once done, smear the mask on the scalp area as well and massage for a little while.
  • Allow the mask to stay on for about 30-40 minutes.
  • Wash off the residue with lukewarm water.

Homemade Hair Mask For Dandruff

What You'll Need:

  • 1 Teaspoon Of Amla Powder
  • 5-6 Neem Leaves
  • 1 Teaspoon Of Shikakai Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Of Methi Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Of Reetha Powder
  • 1 Cup Of Water

How To Use:

  • Take a pan and heat it prior to pouring 1 cup of water into it.
  • Add the stated amount of all the ingredients. Close the lid of the pan and let it boil for 10 minutes.
  • Open the lid and remove the pan from the stove.
  • Allow the solution to cool off while stirring with a spoon.
  • Strain the prepared solution into a bowl.
  • Pour the solution onto your head and gently massage the scalp area with your fingertips for a few minutes.
  • Wash off the residue with lukewarm water.
  • Use this at-home treatment, at least 2-3 times in a week, to cure dandruff.

Hair Mask For Thick Hair

What You'll Need:

  • 1 Teaspoon Of Amla Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Of Shikakai Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Of Reetha Powder
  • 2 Teaspoons Of Sesame Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Of Aloe Vera Gel

How To Use:

  • Take a bowl, put all the above-stated herbal powders in it and mix them up.
  • Once done, add aloe vera gel and sesame oil to the powder and thoroughly mix to get a thick paste ready.
  • Apply the mask to your clean scalp and massage with your fingertips for a few minutes.
  • Cover your hair with a clean shower cap or a plastic poly bag and leave the mask on for about 30-40 minutes.
  • Once done, wash your hair with a mild shampoo.
  • Use this mask twice a week to attain dense and voluminous hair.

Hair Mask For Silky Soft Hair

What You'll Need:

  • 1 Teaspoon Of Amla Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Of Shikakai Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Of Reetha Powder
  • ½ a Teaspoon Of Honey
  • 1 Egg

How To Use:

  • Put all the ingredients in a glass bowl.
  • Mix them thoroughly to form a semi-liquid paste.
  • Apply the resulting paste on your scalp and then from the roots towards the length of the hair.
  • Gently massage the scalp area with your fingertips for a few minutes.
  • Leave it on for 40-50 minutes.
  • Wash off the residue with cold water.
  • Pamper your hair with this mask at least twice a week to achieve silky soft locks.

Things To Remember:

  • Avoid using heat styling tools to prevent your hair from getting damaged.
  • Try using herbal hair care products instead of chemical-infused ones.
  • Maintain a healthy lifestyle and consume a balanced diet to ensure your precious locks stay healthy.
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