It truly is a nightmare when you have to leave for work or attend an event, or online meeting and your frizzy hair refuses to cooperate. Add to this the humidity of the monsoons and you have yourself an untameable mane. Even if you have long, thick hair, frizz makes it look dry and dehydrated. It also becomes prone to breakage. Then your styling options get limited to putting it in a bun and calling it a day. If you are dealing with frizzy hair, you need not get disheartened. Here are some tips and products that will help you understand and treat your frizzy hair effectively!

10 DIY Hair Masks For Frizzy Hair

1. Almond Oil & Egg Mask

Masking with ingredients that condition deeply will prove to be a boon for your hair. Almond (badam) oil is a softener while egg proteins repair damage in the hair. So a weekly mask with these two greatly helps your frizzy locks. Find here 10 almond oil DIY recipes.

You Will Need:

  • ¼ cup of almond oil
  • 1 egg

Method:

  1. Mix both the ingredients well.
  2. Apply it evenly throughout your hair and scalp.
  3. Leave it on for 40 minutes before shampooing.

2.  Coconut Oil With Vitamin E

All of our dadis and nanis have sworn that coconut oil is the holy grail of hair care. And rightly so! It is a conditioning and nourishing oil, and deep massaging with it once or twice a week can really uplift dry hair. Vitamin E can add a boost of conditioning while protecting hair from free radicals.

You Will Need: 

  • 4 parts of coconut oil
  • 1 part of vitamin E (in the form of vitamin E oil or you can empty some vitamin E capsules)

 Method:

  1. Mix the oil and vitamin E.
  2. Massage it onto your scalp and hair.
  3. Let it sit for 40 minutes before washing.
Looking for homemade hair oil? Head over to the Red Dot Shop here to buy an all-natural oil, made with the goodness of onions, neem, curry leaves, amla and more.

3. Egg & Mayonnaise Mask

Although an unusual one, this is an effective remedy to quench thirsty, dry and frizzy hair. Mayonnaise has a high-fat content that acts as a hydrating agent. Oily hair causing a problem? Fret not! Here are 10 hacks to look your absolute best this monsoon season.

You Will Need:

  • ¼ cup of mayonnaise 
  •  ⅓ cup of a conditioning oil, like almond
  • 1 or 2 raw eggs (depending on hair length)

Method:

  1. Make a smooth paste of these ingredients and apply to scalp and hair.
  2. Cover your head with a shower cap.
  3. Leave it on for 30-40 minutes. Then wash and condition.

Watch this video to learn 3 life-saving hacks for hair growth!

4. Dahi & Honey Hair Mask

Due to its many therapeutic properties, using honey in a hair mask may help moisturize your hair and scalp, reduce frizz, restore shine, and reduce hair breakage. Simultaneously, curd makes your hair soft and helps in reducing that monsoon frizz! Find here 8 must-know benefits of curd with DIY hair masks.

You Will Need:

  • 6 tablespoons of curd (dahi)
  • 2 teaspoons of honey
  • 1 egg

Method:

  1. Beat the egg till it’s frothy. 
  2. Add curd and honey to it and whisk it up into a mask. 
  3. Apply to your hair and keep it on for 20 minutes.
  4. Wash it off with shampoo.
Don’t have honey at home? Buy Vaalarankatti Farms Hill Honey from the Red Dot Shop here.

5. Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Mask

When the hair’s pH balance is thrown off and it becomes more alkaline than it should be, apple cider vinegar can help restore it. It is mildly acidic and counters the effect of imbalanced pH. This tames the frizz that makes hair look rough.

You Will Need:

  • ⅓ cup of apple cider vinegar 
  • 1 cup of water

Method:

  1. Pour this mixture onto your hair while shampooing and leave it on for 3 minutes.
  2. Then rinse it off with plain water.
  3. Repeat it twice a week.
Apple cider is beneficial, not just for your hair but also for your face. Find apple cider vinegar toner from the Red Dot Shop here

6. Banana & Honey Hair Mask

This homemade hair mask for dry hair has the goodness of eggs, banana, and honey—all in one. While the egg will provide protein, banana and honey will moisturise your hair well. What’s more, the hair mask is really easy to make.

You Will Need:

  • 1 egg
  • 1 mashed banana
  • 3 tablespoons of milk
  • 3 tablespoons of honey

Method: 

  1. Take a bowl and mix all the ingredients mentioned above – remember, it should all be blended well. 
  2. Apply this mixture onto your scalp and all over your hair. 
  3. Keep the hair mask on for about 45 minutes and then rinse it properly with a mild shampoo. 
  4. Voila! You have the recipe for one of the best hair masks for dry hair.

7. Mayonnaise & Avocado Hair Pack

Mayonnaise contains an egg which is a good source of protein for the hair. It makes the hair shinier and promotes hair growth. Avocado is a magical fruit for hair. Here are some vital knowledge nuggets that you need to know about avocados and your hair care regime.

You Will Need:

  • 1 cup of mayonnaise
  • ½ of a medium-sized avocado
  • Shower cap

Method:

  1. Mash the avocado in a bowl and make sure it is lump-free.
  2. Add the mayonnaise to the mashed avocado.
  3. Apply the mixture to the hair and scalp, mainly the tips of the hair.
  4. Cover the hair with a shower cap and leave it for 20 minutes.
  5. Wash the hair with a cool and mild shampoo and let it air dry.
  6. Apply the mask one to two times a week.

8. Ghee, Lemon & Almond Oil Hair Mask

Lemons are known for their antimicrobial properties. Combine this with the goodness of ghee and almond oil to make a potent hair mask.

You Will Need:

  • Almond oil (as per your hair length)
  • 2-3 tablespoons of ghee
  • ½ tablespoon of a lemon juice

Method:

  1. Prepare a mask with all three ingredients by mixing them well.
  2. Massage it on your scalp regularly in order to get rid of dry, itchy, and flaky scalp.
  3. Wash it off with rose water after keeping it for about 20 minutes.

9. Lemon & Honey Hair Mask

The mask removes dirt and grime from the hair shaft which improves cuticle health, reducing frizz. The rich vitamin C content also helps boost hair growth. The bleaching agents can give you some natural and subtle highlights. Use this hair mask once every two weeks. Ensure that you use other conditioning hair masks during the rest of the week.

You Will Need:

  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 1 cup of water

Method:

  1. Combine all the ingredients and pour them through freshly washed hair.
  2. Massage your scalp for a couple of minutes and then let the mixture sit for an additional 10 minutes.
  3. Rinse with lukewarm water and shampoo.
Buy a rosemary deep hair conditioner from the Red Dot Shop here and say goodbye to dry hair!

10. Aloe Vera Hair Mask

Aloe vera is one of the best ingredients for moisturizing. In combination with a carrier oil, it forms a protective layer over your cuticle that minimizes moisture loss, giving you hair that is soft, smooth, and shiny. You can use this mask up to twice a week.

You Will Need

  • 1/4 cup of aloe vera gel
  • 1/4 cup of carrier oil

Method

  1. Combine the aloe gel with a carrier oil of your choice.
  2. Apply the mixture to your scalp and through the length of your hair.
  3. Leave it in for 20-30 minutes and then wash off with shampoo and condition.
TC46 loves this mask as it makes the hair smooth and shiny. Buy hibiscus and aloe vera gel hair mask from the Red Dot Shop here.

There you have it! 10 recipes to keep your hair tame as you go about your day and to give your locks a smoother look. Also, find here 5 DIY recipes to strengthen your hair. Try out these home remedies for frizzy hair and tell us about your experience in the comments section below.

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