Discover how to boost your hair growth with these homemade masks

DIY natural hair masks for hair growth and thickness

Don't miss the opportunity to pamper yourself with these simple homemade masks that will help your hair look and feel its best. Perfect for a night in during the colder months. 

We all want to have longer, thicker, and shinier hair. The good news is we don't need to spend a fortune to achieve it. Simple kitchen staples have long been used to aid hair growth, making your locks look and feel amazing. This is particularly important during the winter months, as our hair suffers from the cold weather, rain and snow, the wind, and the extra stress we all experience from waking up while it's still dark outside. Not to mention...the whole 2020 basically.

So today we give you three awesome recipes for homemade hair masks so you can properly pamper your hair on a relaxing night in.

1. Honey hair mask for boosting growth

DIY hair masks to boost hair growth

We have previously spoken about how many benefits honey contains. Amongst its many properties, is its ability to influence hair growth and shine. Now combine it with onion and you won't believe the results. Onions have long been used to boost hair strength, mainly due to their high content of antioxidants. 

Method

Step 1

Place a container with two to three tablespoons of honey in a hot bowl of water to warm it up.

Warm up 2 or 3 spoonfuls of honey.

Step 2

Grate one onion, then stir it into the melted honey.

Step 3

Apply it to your scalp and leave it on for an hour before rinsing with shampoo as usual.

2. Honey and cinnamon hair mask for extra length

Pamper your hair with these natural hair masks

Cinnamon is known to stimulate blood circulation and promote hair growth and strength. What's more, it is a powerful anti-microbial and it means that it can also prevent buildup on the scalp from common problems that cause hair loss like dandruff and fungal infections. Mix it with the super hydrating coconut oil and your hair will thank you. 

Method

Step 1

Blend cinnamon (3 to 5 drops cinnamon essential oil OR ¼ tablespoon ground cinnamon) and coconut oil.

Mix coconut oil and cinnamon.

Step 2

Apply the mask onto your roots and part, and massage it into your scalp. Leave on for 30 to 45 minutes and rinse.

Try to do this mask at least once a week.

3. Avocado, egg, and olive oil mask for damaged hair 

Prepare an avocado, egg, and olive oil mask for damaged hair

There are many reasons why your hair can be damaged: the use of styling tools, the environment, chemical treatments and even stress. So here is a natural solution to fix your hair.

Ingredients

1 avocado

1 egg

1 tablespoon of olive oil

1 tablespoon of honey

Method

Step 1

Combine all the ingredients in a bowl.

In a bowl, blend olive oil, egg and avocado.

Step 2

Wet your hair and apply the mask with your fingertips -start at the bottom and go up. 

Step 3

Wrap your hair with a shower cap or a bun 

Step 4

Blow-dry your shower cap-covered hair for 10 minutes

Step 5

Let it sit for another 20 minutes and wash your hair in the shower.

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Cathy Mason

Cathy has spent most of her professional life discovering homemade beauty remedies, old and new. Using her extensive knowledge of natural ingredients, Cathy will provide expert advice on how to tackle everyday skincare problems with straightforward natural lotions and potions. + info

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