Taking care of natural hair is not easy. Between all the expensive hair products and salon appointments, you might feel like giving up. However, there are many DIY natural hair treatments out there that will make taking care of your hair much easier. Here’s what you probably already have in your kitchen.
Eggs make for great natural hair treatments as they repair damaged and dry hair. Just DIY by mixing 2 eggs, a tablespoon of honey and 2 tablespoons of milk. Cover your hair with this mixture and leave for 30 minutes before rinsing off. This eggs treatment works by enhancing your hair’s protein, leaving it smooth and moisturized.
Is your hair looking a little limp and lifeless? Then avocados are the DIY natural hair treatments you need! They contain lots of vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids that restore your hair’s shine. Just mash a ripe avocado with an egg, apply the mixture to wet hair, and leave it on for 20 minutes then rinse.
If your hair is dry or flaky, use beer to add body to your natural hair. Beer contains yeast and B vitamins which strengthens your hair and makes it look plumper. To make this DIY treatment, mix half a cup of flat beer with a teaspoon of light oil and an egg. Apply to clean, damp hair and let it sit for 15 minutes before you rinse off.
Some days you wake up and your hair just looks dull, even after oiling it. If you want your natural hair to shine and retain its curls longer, black tea is one of the best DIY treatments out there. Just make some black tea and let it cool off, then pour the tea into your hair and let it sit for 10 minutes. Once you rinse it off, you can now enjoy your new shiny hair.
Bananas contain some great benefits, not just for your body but also for your hair. They have the mineral silica which helps your body to synthesize collagen which makes your hair stronger and thicker. This DIY natural hair treatment also helps to relieve a dry, itchy scalp. You can create this hair mask by blending together two ripe bananas and half a cup of coconut milk. Once you rinse it off after 30 minutes, your hair will thank you!