10 DIY Homemade Hair Packs For Healthy, Shiny & Lengthy Hair

Preparing hair packs at home is easy only if you know the right recipe and can get the right ingredients. The selection of recipes and ingredients also depend on your hair type and quality.

However, there are some homemade hair packs that work on all hair kinds because the ingredients used are unique and versatile in their purpose.

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Here are 10 such DIY hair pack recipes that are easy to prepare with easily available ingredients. These homemade hair packs can be applied on any type of hair and consistent use of the same brings in a big difference to your hair quality.

Do note that enough attention should be paid while preparing the DIY hair packs such that you use the right amount of the right ingredient for these hair pack recipes.

So, try these multi-purpose homemade hair packs to get healthy, shiny and lengthy hair.

Shikkakai Besan/Gram Flour Hair Pack

Benefits of Shikkakai Besan Hair Pack:

  • Shikkakai - Controls hair fall and baldness.
  • Besan - Reduces oiliness in hair.

Recipe Of Shikkakai Besan Hair Pack:

  • 3 teaspoons of shikkakai powder
  • 3 teaspoons of besan
  • 1/2 a small cup of water
  • 1 small bowl
  1. Mix the shikkakai powder and besan in the bowl.
  2. In the powder mix, add water slowly to make it consistent.
  3. You can apply the shikkakai-besan hair pack at the hair roots or directly on the scalp.
  4. After a wait time of 45-50 minutes, wash your hair.

Mayonnaise, Egg And Honey Hair Pack

Benefits of Mayonnaise, Egg And Honey Hair Pack:

  • Mayonnaise - Smoothens the hair, specially if it is frizzy and rough.
  • Egg - Sulphur in egg yolk boosts hair growth, while the protein content of egg whites makes the hair follicles healthier.
  • Honey - Moisturizes the scalp and lets the hair retain its natural oils.

Recipe for Mayonnaise, Egg And Honey Hair Pack:

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  1. Beat the egg into a foam or soap-like texture.
  2. Add mayo and honey one after the other.
  3. Mix the three ingredients to a smooth hair pack.
  4. Apply from roots to the hair tips. Wash after 30 minutes.

Onion And Honey Hair Pack

Benefits of Onion And Honey Hair Pack:

  • Onion - Has anti-bacterial properties that cure hair scalp problems and infections.
  • Honey - Moisturizes the scalp and hair naturally.

Recipe For Onion And Honey Hair Pack:

  • 1 big onion
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  1. Blend the onion and strain it to get the onion juice. In the onion juice, mix the honey (preferably organic).
  2. Apply the mix on your hair, keeping it around for an hour.
  3. Wash once the onion and honey hair pack is dry on your hair.

Garlic And Coconut Oil Hair Pack

Benefits Of Garlic And Coconut Oil Hair Pack:

  • Garlic - Calcium, zinc, and sulphur content of garlic clears clogged hair pores and allows improved hair growth.
  • Coconut Oil - One of the traditional and must-apply oil on your hair, coconut oil provides nourishment to your hair and is relaxing as well.

Recipe For Garlic And Coconut Oil Hair Pack:

  • 1/2 a small cup of coconut oil
  • 8-10 fresh garlic cloves
  1. Bring the coconut oil to boil on low flame. Add the fresh garlic cloves.
  2. Massage this on hair scalp and try leaving it overnight, before hair wash.
  3. This can be applied up to three times a week.

Egg And Honey Hair Pack

Benefits Of Egg And Honey Hair Pack:

  • Eggs - Do not be picky whether to apply egg white or egg yolk. An entire egg can add to the shine factor of your hair.
  • Honey - Is a natural conditioner and moisturizer for the hair.

Recipe For Egg And Honey Hair Pack

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1 small bowl
  1. Break the eggs into the bowl and beat them to a frothy texture. Add honey and mix.
  2. This hair pack can be massaged on the scalp.
  3. Wait for 30 minutes for this protein-based hair pack to dry and then wash off with water.

Henna Mustard Oil Hair Pack

Benefits Of Henna Mustard Oil Hair Pack:

  • Henna - In case you have dandruff problem, then henna is a must use for you hair. Also, constant use of henna on hair changes its colour.
  • Mustard oil - An excellent hair stimulant by nature, mustard oil can be used every day on your hair.

Recipe For Henna Mustard Oil Hair Pack

  • 50 grams of henna leaves
  • 200 grams of mustard oil
  • 1 deep empty vessel
  1. Pour the henna leaves and mustard oil in the vessel and boil till the leaves change their colour to red or brown.
  2. Next, strain the oil and it is ready for use. This henna mustard oil can be saved for future use also.

Olive Oil, Honey And Cinnamon Hair Pack

Benefits Of Olive Oil, Honey And Cinnamon Hair Pack:

  • Olive oil - encourages new hair growth, softens the existing hair texture and also clears dandruff.
  • Honey - A natural moisturizer and conditioner.
  • Cinnamon - is a treat for brittle hair and has to be used in its powdered form.

Recipe For Olive Oil, Honey And Cinnamon Hair Pack:

  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 2 teaspoons of cinnamon powder (grind cinnamon in a mixer to get its powdered form)
  • 1 small bowl
  1. In the bowl, first put the oil and honey and mix nicely.
  2. Add cinnamon powder to this and mix till it is a brown-coloured hair pack.
  3. Apply the hair pack on your scalp to the hair tips, dividing your hair into sections.
  4. Wait time is up to an hour and then wash with water.

Strawberry And Egg Hair Pack

Benefits Of Strawberry Hair Pack:

  • Strawberry - directly protects the hair cell membranes.
  • Egg - is a key natural ingredient for shiny hair.

Recipe For Strawberry And Egg Hair Pack:

  • 10-15 strawberries
  • 1 egg
  • 1 small bowl
  1. Blend the strawberry to its puree form and collect in the bowl.
  2. Beat the egg and mix with the strawberry puree.
  3. In case you think the hair pack texture is very thick, add a few drops of olive oil to make it smooth.
  4. Apply on your hair at least at an hour before shower and ensure to have a thorough hair wash to cleanse the hair pack off.

Henna, Milk And Coconut Oil Hair Pack

Benefits Of Henna, Milk And Coconut Oil Hair Pack:

  • Henna - Though known as a hair colouring agent, henna has nutritional benefits for the hair.
  • Milk - In case your hair is tangled and frizzy in nature, then the milk softens it.
  • Coconut oil - Has versatile benefits on all hair types where the foremost is, it stimulates hair growth.

Recipe Of Henna, Milk And Coconut Oil Hair Pack:

  • 2 tablespoons of henna powder
  • 5 tablespoons of lukewarm milk
  • 3 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 1 small bowl
  1. In the bowl, to prepare the henna, milk and coconut oil hair pack, first put the henna powder and mix it with milk.
  2. Then, add the coconut oil to smoothen the texture of the hair pack. Once the green-coloured hair pack is ready, you can apply it on your hair and leave for an hour. Do wash with lukewarm water.

Fenugreek Curd Hair Pack

Benefits Of Fenugreek Curd Hair Pack:

  • Curd - One of the important natural nutrients for hair, sour curd clears dandruff, cleanses hair scalp and also smoothens the hair texture.
  • Fenugreek - Popularly known as methi, fenugreek controls hair fall, itchy scalp, and is key to luscious hair.

Recipe Of Fenugreek Curd Hair Pack:

  • 3 tablespoons of fenugreek powder
  • 2 tablespoons of hung curd
  • 1 small bowl
  1. In the bowl, first beat the curd. Once the curd has a soft texture, add the fenugreek powder. Mix the two into a light yellow hair pack and it is ready.
  2. Apply on your scalp, dividing your hair into sections. Wait up to 30 minutes and wash with water.
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    Story first published: Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 14:16 [IST]
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