3 DIY Masks To Nourish & Treat Damaged Hair

Hair masks are the best of both worlds — they revitalize hair and are super fun and relaxing to make. Each of these three masks are full of ingredients that you can find in your kitchen! If you hair has been feeling dry or damaged lately, lather up with one of these easy DIY recipes for the ultimate spa day.

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Yogurt & Honey Hair Mask

This recipe is perfect for controlling frizzy hair or treating those annoying dry ends. The protein from the yogurt will help with nourishment and the fat from the yogurt helps moisturize. The honey is full of vitamins that will smoothen and soften hair.

What You’ll Need
  • 2 tablespoons of natural yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
What You’ll Do
  1. In a small bowl combine the yogurt and honey.
  2. With either dry or wet hair, work the mask into your hair from the scalp to the ends. Make sure to massage well.
  3. Leave the mask on for 15 minutes.
  4. Rinse mask out of hair and wash as normal.
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Banana & Olive Oil Hair Mask

This is a perfect mask to make if your hair is damaged from heat styling, chlorine, chemicals in shampoos, or sun exposure. The nutrients from the banana will hydrate the damaged hair, while the olive oil will deeply condition the hair, leaving it silky and shiny.

What You’ll Need
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
What You’ll Do
  1. Chop banana and place into a blender until a completely smooth puree is formed.
  2. Once smooth, add the olive oil into the blender. Blend until a frothy and creamy mixture is made. If the mixture is too runny, add a couple of pinches of flour and blend.
  3. Thoroughly apply the mask onto dry hair and let it sit for 10-15 minutes in a bun with a shower cap or wrapped up in a towel.
  4. Rinse the mask out of hair and wash as normal.
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Avocado Hair Mask

Avocados make for the ideal ingredient in hair masks because they bring hair back to life. This deep conditioning recipe will help you say goodbye to dull, lifeless hair!

What You’ll Need
  • 1 soft avocado
  • 1/2 cup of coconut milk (almond milk or any other type of milk you have works too)
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
What You’ll Do
  1. Mash the avocado. Place the avocado, milk and olive into a blender. Blend until the mixture is completely smooth with no lumps.
  2. Apply the mask to the ends of your hair and dry parts of the head. Thoroughly massage.
  3. Gather hair into a bun with a shower cap or into a wrapped towel and let the mask sit for 30 minutes or more.
  4. Rinse mask out of hair and wash as normal.
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