Hair masks play an important part in any hair care routine. It is an amazing way to give your hair much needed nutrition topically and be it any hair problem or concern, there is a hair mask for every hair problem. You may find tons of hair masks commercially but you would agree to the fact that natural and homemade hair masks are always safe, very effective and does not burn a hole in your pocket. Below are some 1 ingredient hair masks that can be directly used:
Mayonnaise is a great moisturizer and helps combat dryness. Use non-veg variety here because egg adds on to the benefits. Simply apply a thin layer of mayonnaise on your hair length and wash off after 30 minutes
Yogurt balances scalp pH due to lactic acid content and also inhibits acne-causing bacteria (scalp acne). Yogurt also softens your hair and makes it shiny. Apply yogurt on your hair and scalp, let it stay for 1 hour and wash off.
Honey is a natural humectant and an anti-microbial agent. Apply honey on your hair and let it sit for 20 minutes. Shampoo as usual.
Eggs moisturize your hair and also reduces frizz. It makes hair very soft and smooth. Whisk eggs in a bowl and apply on your hair. Wash your hair after 1 hour.
Aloe vera gel
Ale vera gel has anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and scalp calming properties. It is a great ingredient to heal scalp acne, soothe a sun burn or simply to clarify your scalp. Massage your scalp and hair with aloe vera gel and let it sit for 30 minutes before washing it off.
Apple cider vinegar
Apple cider vinegar popularly called as ACV is a great skin and hair beautifying ingredient. It helps heal and prevent scalp acne, balance scalp and hair pH, detox skin and hair, prevent dandruff and itchiness. Simply apply raw and unfiltered apple cider vinegar on your scalp using a cotton ball and spray the rest on your hair after shampooing; let it sit for 30 minutes before rinsing it off.
Milk helps soften hair, reduce frizz and also make your hair sleek. Spray milk on your hair and tie a high bun. Let it sit for good 2 hours before washing your hair.
Castor oil is a great heavy duty hair moisturizer and is perfect for treating dryness and frizziness. Take a small amount of castor oil and massage on your hair. Let it sit for 30 minutes and wash off.
Coconut oil makes a great moisturizing and hydrating hair mask and is suitable for all hair types. Take a small amount of coconut oil and massage on your hair. Let it sit for 30 minutes and wash off.
Almond oil is a great hair softener and helps repair even the damaged hair. Take a small amount of almond oil and massage on your hair. Let it sit for 1 hour and wash off.