5 Natural DIY Hair Masks for Curly Hair at Home

Today’s DIY recipe is about DIY hair masks for curly hair. I’m sure you might be familiar with hair masks. These hair masks can also be used by different hair types.

So, let’s get started. But before that, let’s look at how these DIY hair masks are useful and what benefits they provide. So, without further ado, let’s dig in.

Why using these hair mask recipes important?

As we know, organic and homemade recipes are great for our hair and skin. These homemade recipes are helpful for us in various ways.

  • They are natural so there won’t be side effects.
  • These work on the hair wonderfully. But to see a noticeable change, you will need to use them regularly. You can see a visible difference in hair after using them.
  • The DIY hair masks give a natural shine and soft texture to your curly hair.
  • Using them helps protect hair from various hair issues like dandruff, scalp itchiness, irritations, graying of hair, hair fall

1. Yogurt and Banana

yogurt and banana hair masks for curly hair

Ingredients used for the preparation

  • yogurt: 3-4 tbsp
  • honey: 2 tbsp
  • banana: 2 (smashed)
  • lemon juice: 4-5 tbsp

Benefits of the ingredients

  • Yogurt: Yogurt has various vital nutrients, vitamins and protein. It helps in cleansing the hair deeply and fighting against dandruff. Yogurt helps to clear out the dry and dead skin cells. It works as a natural conditioner and adds shine to the hair.
  • Honey: It helps to retain the moisture of the hair. It also helps to soften the hair making it silky. It reduces hair fall and cleanses the scalp.
  • Banana: It has tons of essential nutrients that help in treating hair damage. It helps in hair growth and provides a natural shine to the hair. A banana gives a perfect smoothness to it and helps to repair dry hair.
  • Lemon juice: it helps to keep the scalp healthy and boost hair growth. It controls excessive sebum secretion on the scalp that also fights against dandruff. Also, it’s the best natural hair lightening agent.

How to prepare?

Take a glass mixing bowl. Add about 3-4 tbsp of yogurt to it. Then add 2 tbsp of honey, two medium-sized bananas smashed properly. Then add 4-5 tbsp of lemon juice to it and stir it well. Make it a smooth paste to apply to your hair. Your yogurt banana hair mask is ready to use.

2. Egg yolk, Coconut milk and Olive oil

diy hair masks for curly hair

Ingredients used for the preparation:

  • egg yolk: 1-2 yolks
  • honey: 1 tbsp
  • olive oil: 1 tbsp
  • coconut milk: 1 tbsp

Benefits of the ingredients used

  • Egg yolk: egg yolks helps in moisturizing hair and packed with vitamins A, E, minerals, folate and biotin. It helps to keep the hair healthy.
  • Honey: It helps to retain the moisture of the hair and keep it soft. It reduces hair fall. It cleanses the scalp along with making hair shiny and silky.
  • Olive oil: it has various nutrients and vitamins like A, D, E, K. Also, it is loaded with antioxidants and minerals. It has antibacterial properties. The natural oils help to moisturize and nourish hair.  It provides a lustrous look to the hair.
  • Coconut milk: it gives a natural, lustrous glow to the hair and controls hair fall and helps in reducing dandruff. It helps to heal the damaged hair and deeply nourish it. Coconut milk strengthens the hair roots, helps to reduce split ends and tame frizzy hair.

How to prepare

Take a mixing bowl and add 1-2 yolks with 1 tbsp of honey. Then add 2 tbsp of aloe vera gel and 1 tbsp of olive oil to it. Finally, give a mix while adding 1 tbsp of coconut milk to it. Your egg yolk and olive oil hair mask for curly hair is ready to use.

3. Mayo, Honey and Almond oil

mayo honey almond oil hair mask

Ingredients used for the preparation

  • mayonnaise: 1-2 tbsp
  • honey: 2 tbsp
  • almond oil: 2-3 tbsp

Benefits of the ingredients

  • Mayonnaise: Being rich in protein, it acts as a nourishing agent for the scalp. It boosts hair growth and heals scalp infections. Also, it moisturizes and conditions dry hair while protecting the hair from sun rays. It helps to restore the shine on dull hair.
  • Honey: Being a humectant, it helps to retain the moisture of the hair. It helps to soften the hair and reduces hair fall simultaneously cleansing the scalp.
  • Almond oil: It helps in nourishing hair follicles and providing a glossy look to the hair. Almond oil naturally moisturizes the scalp and hair and helps detangle it. It enhances hair growth.

How to prepare?

Take 1-2 tbsp of mayonnaise, 2 tbsp of honey and the final ingredient as 2-3 tbsp of almond oil. Give it a mix, and your DIY hair mask for curly hair is ready to use.

4. Milk and Egg

diy hair masks for curly hair

Ingredients used for the preparation

  • Milk: 1 or 1/2 cup (small)
  • Eggs: 1 (whole)
  • Essential oil: 8 drops (optional)

Benefits of the ingredients

  • Milk: It is rich in protein, iron, potassium, fats and nourishes the scalp and hair follicles. It boosts hair growth and protects the hair from sun rays. It heals scalp infections. Milk moisturizes and conditions curly hair and reduces the premature greying of hair.
  • Eggs: It helps in moisturizing hair as it is loaded with vitamins A, E, minerals, folate and biotin. It is much beneficial for the hair and helps keep the hair healthy.
  • Essential oil: If the smell of eggs overwhelms you, I suggest using some drop of your favorite essential oil. Essential oils treat scalp diseases and impart a soft and natural shine to the hair.

How to prepare?

Take 1/2 cup of milk (coconut or soy ), 3tbsp of aloe vera gel, one whole egg with eight drops of essential oil and mix it. Your milk and egg hair mask is ready to use now.

5. Coconut oil, Honey and Aloe

coconut oil honey aloe vera hair mask for curly hair

Ingredients used for the preparation

  • Coconut oil: 2-3 tbsp
  • Honey: 1-2 tbsp
  • Aloe vera gel: 2-3 tbsp

Benefits of the ingredients

  • Coconut oil: It gives a natural, lustrous glow to the hair. Coconut oil helps in controlling hair fall and maintains scalp health. It helps in treating damaged hair and nourishes it. You get rid of split ends and frizziness when you apply it on damp hair. Also, it strengthens the hair roots.
  • Honey: It helps to prevent hair loss and split ends. It helps to minimize the frizz and soften the hair. Honey makes hair smooth and moisturized.
  • Aloe vera gel: As you alread know, aloe vera is loaded with minerals and vitamins like B, B12, B6, B12, C. It helps to make the hair thicker and stimulate hair growth. It has antibacterial properties that treats fungal infections. Also, it helps in soothing the itchiness.

How to prepare?

Take 2-3 tbsp of coconut oil, 1-2 tbsp of organic honey, and 2-3 tbsp of aloe vera gel in a bowl and mix it well together. Your hair mask is ready to use.

When and how to use these hair masks for curly hair?

Take the required amount of the mask and apply it thoroughly to your scalp and hair. Keep it on for 30 to 60 minutes and wash it off in normal water. If you feel like washing it with shampoo, then go for it. Apply serum or aloe vera gel to your damp hair and let it dry on its own. Avoid combing or crushing them while your hair is still wet.

Do’s and don’ts for the hair masks

  • Check and measure the ingredients used.
  • Check if you are allergic to any ingredients mentioned above and skip it.
  • Don’t add too much oil. It may hard for you to wash it off from your hair.
  • If you are suffering from a cold or fever, then avoid using hair masks. Use it when you’re well.
  • Always apply hair masks on a cleansed and detangled hairs.
  • The mask should be too light or thick. Prepare it as per the basic consistency of a hair mask.

Finally, I would like to share my experience with all these DIY hair masks for curly hair. I normally use hair masks every week and suggest you the same. These are quite helpful when used regularly. So, to my readers, I would recommend using them and experience better benefits. Do try it for once and let me know about your honest experiences and opinions.

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