Strong hair comes with effort and care. You cannot always go to a salon for treatments, sometimes homemade hair masks do give a wonderful effect. Below is a simple and effective homemade hair mask for damaged hair that will help revive and moisturize your strands to give a smooth and shiny finish.
- Coconut Oil – 2 tablespoon
- Castor Oil – 1 tablespoon
- Aloe Vera gel – 2 tablespoon
- Vitamin E – 2 capsule
Take a bowl and add Coconut oil, castor oil and aloe Vera gel. Cut the Vitamin E capsule and put the oil in the bowl and mix it well. Apply this mask and keep it for an hour or two, later you can shampoo and condition your hair. You can see and feel the difference in your hair after the first application only. Use this mask once or twice a week.
Benefits of the ingredients
Coconut Oil – It is made of medium chain fatty acid called lauric acid, this is why it is absorbed easily into the hair shaft. Coconut oil moisturizes your hair and reduces breakage, it also protects your hair from protein loss. Using coconut oil in your hair care routine could help you grow your hair longer and healthier.
Castor Oil – It has natural anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. It is loaded with Vitamin E, fatty acids and minerals. It gives a coating and conditioning to strands making it smooth and shiny. Castor oil has a thick consistency, so it is advisable to mix it with other oils such as coconut oil, almond oil or olive oil.
Aloe Vera gel – Aloe Vera plant has amazing healing and nourishing properties. Using it is a great way to healthier, softer and shinier hair. You can use the gel directly from the plant or you can also buy over the counter.
Vitamin E – It contains anti-oxidants and essential nutrients which help in promoting hair follicle health. It gives your hair a boost of shine and balances the PH levels of your hair.
Try the above mask and do let me know in the comments if you tried and liked it.