Do you all know that our hair strands are made out of protein that is 88% Keratin protein? This recommends that the best hair products we use should help us to maintain a healthy stability of moisture and protein to our hair. Unluckily most hair products don’t! As maximum hair products are made up of components such as alcohol and mineral oil which does not help to encourage hair growth and helps to prevent breakage of hairs. This is why it has become very important to deep condition the hair (especially if your hair type is dry) every 2 weeks or monthly once depending on hair type! By preparing your own homemade hair mask you will know accurately what you put into your hairs which help to promote new hair growth and prevent breakage .
Everyday styling your hair and environmental pollution may remove natural moisture out of your hair. The best way to keep natural moisture and shine to your hair is by getting a protein treatment and using homemade protein hair masks. Protein helps to smooth the cuticle of the hair, by creating smoother strands and make hairs stronger. As we all know that protein treatments are very expensive at salons. Instead of going to those pricey treatments as salons you can make your own protein hair masks easily at home. Homemade protein treatments are all natural and inexpensive, easy to prepare and with regular use will help you to get a long lasting effect.
Most standard benefits of using Homemade Hair Mask are that they don’t contain any harmful chemicals which can cause damage for the hair. It is actually fun preparing your own hair masks for your hair at home. Below are the few effective recipes of Homemade Protein Masks for Dry and Damaged Hair.
1. Virgin Olive Oil, Raw Egg and Honey Mask:-
Take about 5 tbsp. of olive oil, 2 tbsp. of honey and 2 raw eggs. Mix olive oil, honey and eggs and apply it thoroughly to your scalp and hair. Cover your hair with shower cap and allow it to set for 15 mins. After 15 mins, rinse your hair thoroughly with normal water. You can use mild shampoo one time as egg will leave little smell in your hair. Cinnamon powder can be used instead of egg for hair loss problem.
Take 1 ripe avocado and mash it, 1/2 cup canned coconut milk, 2 tbsp. of Extra Virgin olive oil. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Apply on coat shampooed hair and scalp, cover using shower cap and leave on for 20 mins. Rinse your hairs with normal water.
3. Egg & Yogurt (curds) Mask:-
Take 1 egg yolk and 6 tbsps. of plain yogurt (curds). Mix both the ingredients well and apply on your hair, cover with shower cap and leave on for 20 mins. Rinse with cool water and use shampoo and condition as usual.
4. Banana and Honey Mask:-
Take 1 banana and smash or blend it finely make sure that all the lumps of banana are smoothed out otherwise it may stuck in your hair. Then add 1 tbsp. of Honey to the blended banana and mix it well. Apply the Hair mask on your scalp and hair and cover your hair with a shower cap 15-20 mins. Then Rinse your hair and use mild shampoo or conditioner. You can also add few drops of lemon if you are facing dandruff problem.
5. Egg, Avocado, & Olive Oil Mask:-
Take 2 egg yolks, 2 tsp. of extra virgin olive oil, and ½ of a ripe avocado. Mash avocado and add olive oil and mix egg yolks. Apply this mask on scalp and hair, cover your hairs using shower cap and leave for 20 mins. Rinse your hairs using cold water and then use shampoo and condition as always.