Dry winter air, heat styling tools, and the constant cycle of putting on and taking off beanies can wreak havoc on your hair. Luckily, these DIY hair masks to fight winter frizz are a great way to combat unruly strands. They’re all incredibly deep conditioning, but won’t leave your hair greasy.
Celebrity stylist Ben Skervin knows a thing or two about haircare, and couldn't emphasize the importance of deep conditioning enough when he spoke with Huffington Post. Skervin shared, "[A deep conditioning treatment] will help to replenish the moisture, which tends to get depleted from things such as the dry heat in your apartment and the cold winter air." And let's be real, there's no way I'm turning down the heat in my apartment solely for my hair!
Also, if you’re prone to greasy roots but still have frizz, you can definitely still use these masks. All you need to do is coat only the ends of your hair with these deep conditioning recipes to moisturize strands without overdoing it on your scalp.
Head into your kitchen and start whipping up these DIY moisturizing hair masks. And no judgment if you lick the mixing bowl since some of these masks are not only full of nourishing properties for hair, but also just dang delicious.
Diane Mary of NaturallyCare suggests a homemade deep conditioning hair mask of straight unsweetened plain yogurt to fight frizz, boost shine, and even encourage hair growth. Treat the yogurt as you would conditioner, rubbing it in and then rinsing after twenty minutes to an hour.
2. Yogurt And Honey
Take the yogurt mask one step further with the addition of honey and coconut oil. LittleGreenDot explained that swirling in a teaspoon of coconut oil and two tablespoons of honey into a 1/4 cup plain yogurt creates a hair mask that actually penetrates into the hair shaft to seal in moisture.
Whisk together an egg (or two if your hair is long!) for a protein-rich deep conditioning treatment. Allure is all about this strategy, and shared "the egg is a mighty protein that will give your hair the strength, shine, volume, and texture of your dreams."
4. Eggs And Olive Oil
No, this isn't a recipe for an omelet. Turns out, combining the power of egg yolks with olive creates a powerhouse conditioning hair mask. As explained in XOVain, all you need to do is mix together a tablespoon of olive oil with an egg yolk, rub over damp hair, and rinse after twenty minutes.
A mashed avocado is another breezy deep conditioning treatment. Samira Asemanfar of The Broot, an all-natural hair mask bar in SoCal, told Allure, "avocados are natural deep-conditioners, which will give your scalp a little TLC."
With smoothing and shine-boosting ingredients like soybean oil and lemon juice, a mayonnaise mask is a simple conditioning treatment that's probably already sitting in your fridge. NaturallyCurly advised coating your damp hair in it, popping on a shower cap for thirty minutes, and then rinsing as usual.
7. Coconut Cream
This masks sounds delicious and will leave your hair rich with moisture — what more could you ask for? AllWomen'sTalk recommends taking coconut cream, molding it in your hands until soft and pliable, running it through your hair, and then leaving it for an hour before rinsing.
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