Got dull, lifeless and dry hair? No worries! You can drive away dullness from your hair using DIY hair masks made of coconut oil and honey. You can prepare hair masks with these two ingredients you find at your home at no great cost minus any chemicals.
We all want to have silky, gorgeous hair that bounces with health and shine but our present lifestyle shatters our dream of getting beautiful and healthy hair. We use lot of chemicals on our hair and give it a lot of heat to manage it the way we want. But after some time, all these chemical treatments's nasty after- effects are manifested in form of dull, damaged and lifeless hair. How nice it would be if we could prepare a hair mask with ingredients available in our kitchen cupboard! Here I am suggesting the hair mask consisting of coconut oil and honey which can drench your hair with much- needed nourishment and care your hair deserves. Both honey and coconut oil are wonderful ingredients for healthy hair but their synergistic effects are far more effective. But before getting down to coconut oil and honey hair masks, it is important to know the benefits of honey and coconut oil for hair.
Why honey for hair?
Honey is a natural humectant that gives proper moisture to your hair that makes your dry and dull hair soft and silky.
Honey is rich in anti-oxidants and nutrients that pamper your hair and gives your hair a fresh lease of life. Honey has anti-fungal properties that help prevent and treat all sorts of fungal infections such as dandruff, psoriasis, itchy scalp and keep your scalp clean that is why honey stimulate hair growth. Honey is little messy to apply but it can be mixed with several ingredients to enhance its efficiency.Honey gives best results when used with coconut oil.
Why coconut oil is so beneficial in softening and repairing your dull and damaged hair?
Coconut oil is rich in fatty acids that penetrate your scalp much deeper than other oils. Coconut oil repairs your damaged hair and moisturizes your scalp and makes it silky soft. Coconut is really light in texture which leaves no residue on hair when kept on hair. It controls frizz and makes your hair manageable and sleek. Coconut oil can remove the sebum from your scalp and makes your scalp bacterial-free and clean. Coconut oil also repairs damage done by chemicals on hair. Also coconut oil is natural sunscreen which shield your hair from harmful sun rays.
1. Coconut oil and honey hair mask for silky, soft and damage free hair
Ingredients you will need
3 spoons of coconut oil
3 spoons of honey
Quantity of ingredients can be increased or reduced as per length and volume of hair but quantity of both ingredients should be equal in measurement.
Mix both ingredients well and heat this blend for few minutes so that coconut oil and honey melt well together. Apply this mixture on your hair when the mixture cools down a bit. Massage thoroughly from root to tip. Comb out your hair to spread the mixture evenly on your hair. Wear a shower cap to prevent the mask from dripping. Leave it on your scalp for 1 hour and more if your hair is dry and then wash off with mild shampoo. No need to follow with conditioner as coconut oil and honey mix deep conditions your hair and makes it super-soft, voluminous and very healthy. In addition, you can make a hair mask with 3 spoons of coconut oil and only one spoon of honey hair mask for keeping on your hair overnight. Wash off in the morning to see a brilliant luster into your tress.
2. Coconut oil, honey and apple cider vinegar hair mask
Ingredients you will need
One spoon of honey
Two spoons of coconut oil
One spoon of apple cider vinegar
Mix honey and coconut oil in microwave till the mixture melts completely. After the mixture cools a bit, add apple cider vinegar to this mixture. Apply this mask using a hair brush after dividing your hair into few sections and submerge you hair into deep hair nourishing spa treatment at home. With apple cider vinegar in this mask, this hair mask neutralizes the PH balance of your scalp and disinfects it. This hair mask gives amazing shine and volume to your hair. Use this mask twice a week to have naturally beautiful hair.
By now you know how coconut oil and honey DIY hair masks do wonders for your hair. Follow these recipes religiously and you will be the proud owner of silky, shiny, healthy and voluminous hair in no time.
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