Home Remedies for Dry Hair

Hey everyone! Since I posted 10 ideas to help with oily hair the other day, I thought I would make a post for my dry-haired babes. Dry hair is not an easy-fix, but managing can with these 10 home remedies can help out a lot! Let’s get started!
Olive Oil

Olive Oil contains vitamin E and antioxidants which will seal the cutuciles on damaged hair. Olive oil is often used in ah ot oil treatment to add shine to damaged hair and strengthen it.
How do I use it?
1. Pour enough oil to cover your hair in a bowl and warm it in the microwave.
2. Apply to oil in your hair and scalp, massage in for 5 to 10 minutes.
3. Cover your hair with a warm towel. You can leave this treatment on overnight, but it needs to stay on for atleast 30 minutes.
4. Shampoo and Condition your hair with mild products to remove the oil.
5. You can repeat a few times a week to help heal your hair.
There are also a few other options for a hot oil treatment: coconut, almond, castor, jojoba and corn oil all work well!

Mayo contains a lot of proteins that will help restore hair, make it soft and add shine.
How do I use it?
1. Measure one cup of full-fat mayo. Apply it on your slightly damp hair and scalp.
2. Massage the mayo into your scalp and then work it to the ends of your hair.
3. Cover with a plastic cap for around an hour.
4. Rinse your hair with lukewarm water and shampoo as usual.
5. Repeat once a week.
When I was a kid, my grandmother put mayo on my head when I had lice. I still have no idea why! Did anyone else experience this?

The Protein and Lechithin in eggs help to strengthen and repair damaged hair by adding moisture, texture and shine to lifeless hair.
How do I use it?
1. Whip and egg white with two tablespoons of lukewarm water. Apply to damp hair and scalp and massage in with circular motions for 15 minutes. Shampoo your hair with cool water. You can repeat this up to twice a week, depending on your hair type.
2. Mix three eggs, two tablespoons olive oil and one tablespoon honey. Apply to damp hair and scalp, cover with a towel or plastic cap. Leave this on for about 30 minutes, then wash your hair with mild shampoo using cool water. Repeat once a week.

Proteins in beer make it an excelent conditioner for dry hair. Beer will help repair damage and give hair follicles nourishment. This will add shine and make your hair smooth.
How do I use it?
1. Shampoo your hair then spray a small amount of beer in it. Let your hair dry naturally. You can also use beer as a heat protectant before blow drying your hair. It will leave it shiny and smooth!

Avocado contains high amounts of saturated fats, vitamin A, vitamin E and lots of other vitamins and minerals that are great for treating dry, damaged hair.
How do I use it?
Puree or mash one avocado. Mix in 1 teaspoon of wheat-germ oil and one of jojoba oil. Apply on clean hair from root to tip. Cover your hair with a plastic cap (saran wrap or cling wrap works great as well!) Let sit for 30 minutes, then shampoo your hair with lukewarm water. Repeat up to twice a week.
Mash an avocado and add two tablespoons of olive oil to it. Mix to a smooth paste. Shampoo your hair then apply and let sit for 30 minutes. Rinse with warm water. Repeat once a week.

Bananas contain a high amount of potassium and have a high moisture content, making them perfect to repair extremely dry or damaged hair. Using bananas will help improve elasticity, prevent split ends and soften your hair.
How Do I use It?
Mash up one banana (ripe or overripe) and apply it evenly on your hair from root to tip. Leave this on for 30 minutes to an hour, rinse with warm water. Repeat once a week.
You can also add one tablespoon of almond oil and two of honey, leave this on for 20 to 30 minutes and rinse with warm water. Repeat once a week.

Honey traps moisture in your hair to make it soft, add shine and keep it healthy.
How do I use it?
Apply 1/2 cup of honey to clean, damp hair and massage in to your scalp. Cover your hair for 30 minutes, rinse out with warm water. Repeat twice a week.
Mix 4 tablespoons of olive oil, two of glycerin and two of honey. Use this as a conditioner after your normal shampoo. Use this when you feel that your hair has become extremely dry.
You can also add a small amount of honey to your normal conditioner, but don’t do this more than once a week.
Aloe Vera

Aloe is chock-full of vitamins, minerals and amino acids that are great for treating dry hair.
How do I use it?
Mix 1/2 cup of aloe gel (the same kind you use for a sunburn, as long as its 100% pure aloe!), two teaspoons of castor oil and powdered fenugreek (I buy mine on Etsy!) and one teaspon of basil powder. Apply to scalp and hair, covering with a plastic cap or cling wrap. Leave this on overnight and when you wake up wash with a mild shampoo.  Do this at least once a week and in a month you will see results!
Sesame Oil

Although this can be a bit hard to find, if you can get your hands on it, this product can really help nourish you hair. Sesame oil contains a lot of emollients, which will help protect the outer layer of hair and reduce dryness.
How do I use it?
Mix two teaspoons (3 if you have long hair) with ginger powder and massage it in to your scalp for 5 to 10 minutes. Wrap your head with a warm towel and leave for 10 to 15 minutes, shampoo as usual, repeat once a week.

Vinegar helps to remove product build up in your hair, and helps to balance your pH level to prevent itching and dandruff. This is also recommended for oily hair!
How do I use it?
Mix 1/2 cup with one cup of water. Use this as a rinse after shamppoing. Let it soak into your hair and scalp for 10 minutes then rinse with warm water. Repeat once a week.
Thank you so so much for reading, if you like these posts please leave me a comment below and I’ll make more!
This is where I got my info: www.top10homeremedes.com
The photos in this post are not mine!

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