5 Super Easy Do-It-Yourself Hair Repair Hacks

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Taking care of our hair takes a lot of effort, especially if it becomes too long. We need to maintain its bounciness, volume and strength to be able to say that it is a healthy hair. However, environmental factors could affect and damage our hair. For example, too much exposure to sunlight can make our hair dry and may cause dandruff as well. Aside from that, the products we are using for our hair can also damage it if frequently used like hair iron and blowers. They can lead your hair to have split ends or break easily.

Making a remedy for your hair at home is very easy. On this article, I listed 5 super easy do-it-yourself hair repair hacks that you can do with ingredients that you can easily find at your home plus they are not as expensive as hair treatments on salon but will give you the same result.

 

Avocado Hair Moisturizer

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If your hair is suffering too much from heat coming from sun or curlers and blowers, using avocado as an ingredient to rejuvenate your hair is a good choice because it’s full of vitamins A, D, E and B6. It also rich in proteins, amino acids, magnesium, folic acid, copper and iron. The oil you can extract inside the avocado can easily penetrate the cuticle of your scalp and moisturize your hair.

Ingredients:

  • 1 avocado (mashed)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil

Preparation:

  1. Cut the avocado in half and get the seed in the middle. Then, take the fruit inside the peel and place it in a clean bowl.
  2. After placing all the avocado in the bowl, crack 2 eggs open and place it on the bowl as well.
  3. Then add a tablespoon of honey. Pure honey extract is preferred. Finally, add a tablespoon of coconut oil.
  4. Mix the ingredients well.
  5. Apply the mixture from the ends of your hair going up to your roots and let it rest for 15-20 mins.
  6. Rinse with water

 

Brown Sugar Anti-Dandruff

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Suffering from dandruff and dead skin cells on your scalp? Brown sugar can help you solve that problem. Due to its components, it can make your scalp decrease dryness, itchiness and flakes that is due to shampoo residue or pollution.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

Preparation

  1. Mix the two ingredients in the bowl. If you are going to make more for your long hair, follow the proportions mentioned on the ingredient part.
  2. Apply the mixture starting from your scalp going down to the ends and massage it thoroughly on your scalp
  3. Let it sit for 15 to mins
  4. Rinse with water thoroughly or use a if necessary.

 

Coconut Hair Repair

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Apparently, coconut oil is very useful to a lot of things, even to your hair. Applying it on your hair could make it grow faster than the usual speed. Also, it prevents other hair damages like dry hair, split ends, dandruff, hair loss and even lice.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp. honey

Preparation:

  1. Mix all the ingredients inside the clean bowl. Again, if you need more for longer hair, follow the proportion.
  2. Place the mixture in a pan or pot and heat it up until the clumps inside the coconut oil is melted. Aside from that, assuring that the coconut oil has warm temperature when applied to your hair assures its maximum benefits.
  3. Apply the mixture starting from the scalp going down to the ends. Use a wide tooth comb so that all the strands will soak up the mixture.
  4. Then, cover your hair with a shower cap and leave it for 15 to 20 mins
  5. Rinse your hair thoroughly.

 

Strawberry Hair Mask

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People uses strawberry to a lot of recipes, especially on desserts. However, its uses don’t stop from there because it can also be beneficial when applied to your hair. Since strawberries are natural antioxidants, it makes your hair shiny and silky again if you are suffering from dull and dry hair. Aside from that, it can also treat your scalp infested with dandruff. Strawberries are also used to treat hair fall.

Ingredients:

  • 6-8 medium size strawberries
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp. honey

 

Preparation:

  1. Rinse the strawberries well and remove the top part before placing it on the blender along with the other ingredients
  2. Blend the ingredients until it combines and form a mushy effect like a food for baby.
  3. Rinse your hair with warm water to take away excess oil and other hair products you’ve used. Dry it for a bit until it gets damp.
  4. Apply the mixture starting from the scalp going down to the strands
  5. Let it sit for 5 to 10 mins.
  6. Rinse well with warm water

 

Egg Hair Mask

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Nope, you are not going to use this for breakfast. Basically speaking, eggs are also good not only when digested but also when placed on your hair. The egg yolks contain Sulphur that helps stimulate the growth of your hair to make it stronger and longer. On the other hand, the egg white is rich in protein that is beneficial for your follicles to make your hair stronger and decrease chances of hair fall. Aside from that, the egg in general contains folate and other minerals that prevent hair loss.

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium size egg
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 squeeze of lemon
  • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

 

Preparation:

  1. Crack the egg open in a bowl and beat it until the white part of the egg is completely mixed with the yolk.
  2. Then, mix the coconut milk gradually and add the extra virgin olive oil and mix well
  3. After mixing, squeeze the lemon once to the mixture and stir again
  4. Place the mixture to your scalp and massage it gently.
  5. Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes
  6. Rinse well with water.

 

Pretty easy, right? All the ingredients can be easily found in your homes and they don’t cost that much as well. As a woman who is very high maintenance when it comes to my hair, these tricks are also very helpful because I won’t need to waste my time going to the salon and do the remedies for my hair in my own home. Did you like the recipes listed here? Why not try one of them and leave your comment below for some feedbacks and insights? Also, share this knowledge to your friends to help them save up in taking care of their hair.

 

Sources:

http://www.stylecraze.com/articles/eggs-for-hair-how-they-prevent-hair-loss-and-help-in-hair-growth/

http://www.wisebread.com/5-hair-conditioners-you-can-make-at-home

https://www.luxyhair.com/blogs/hair-blog/5-diy-hair-masks-we-know-youll-love

http://www.stylishwalks.com/incredible-benefits-strawberries-hair-health-skin/

https://www.lucybee.com/blog/news/coconut-oil-for-hair-growth-6-reasons-why-your-hair-100-deserves-it/

http://www.hairfinity.com/us/en/4-awesome-benefits-of-an-avocado-hair-mask/

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