Hair Care Tips: 7 Homemade Hair Care Mask Recipes for Healthy Hair This Summer fashion trends

We have grown up believing that our health is out of our hands and hence, we often rely on doctors, be it for digestion issues or skin and hair problems, but the truth is that we have Having the power and ability to be as we wish is a matter of educating ourselves about the resources we have. Dry lifeless hair, itchy scalp, dandruff and excessive hair fall – summer brings with it some hair problems.

A little extra help can go a long way, so you need to take extra care of your locks in this sultry weather. Since we all love DIY recipes, because they give us a sense of accomplishment and help us understand that we can better ourselves, says Dr Khushboo Thakkar Garodia, Homeopath, Trichologist, Nutrition and Stress Management Specialist, has listed some recipes for natural hair masks. Which you can apply to keep your hair shiny in summers:

1. Hibiscus Mask for Hair Loss – Soak some hibiscus petals in a bowl of lukewarm water. After 2 hours, blend it with 2 tbsp curd and 2 tbsp coconut oil. Apply this mask along the length of your hair and leave it for half an hour. Wash it off thoroughly with water, followed by shampoo and conditioner. This pack strengthens the hair follicles, thereby reducing hair fall and making hair smooth and silky.

2. Avocado Aloe Mask for Lifeless Hair Mash 1 avocado and a cup of aloe vera gel and apply this mixture on the length of your hair. Leave the mask on for twenty minutes. Wash it off thoroughly after shampoo and conditioner. This easy to make hair mask will bring life to your hair

3. Banana Mask for Itchy Scalp Scalp itchy due to heat and sweat, apple, honey and banana mask works like magic to overcome this problem. Bananas contain potassium, which strengthens hair follicles, and honey lubricates the scalp and apples cleanse the scalp, preventing it from dryness and itching. Just mix 2-3 tablespoons of honey in a banana, half an apple. Apply the paste on the hair, leave it for at least 15-20 minutes. Wash it off thoroughly with cold water, followed by shampoo and conditioner.

4. Fenugreek Mask for Dry Scalp and Dandruff – Soak two tablespoons of fenugreek seeds in water overnight. Don’t throw away the water. Grind it into a paste with 1 tbsp of curd and apply this paste on the scalp and on the length of the hair. Leave it for at least 30 minutes or more and then wash your hair. This hair pack is very effective to manage dry scalp and even clears dandruff

5. Coconut Pack for Curly Hair – Heat often takes away the moisture from your hair making it lifeless and lifeless. The fatty acids in coconut help tame frizz and bring back that glow. Take out a piece of cream from a tender green coconut. Heat it lightly in a pan so that it becomes soft and pulpy. Once you take it off the pan, let it cool down and add a few drops of rose water to it and mix. Gently massage it into your hair from root to tip, including your scalp. Wrap your hair in a warm towel (dip the towel in very hot water, wring out the excess water and then use that towel) and let the mask sit on your hair for about 20-30 minutes. Wash off with a mild shampoo followed by a conditioner. Once dry you will see that your hair is strong, healthy and shiny.

Adding to the list, Radhika Iyer, entrepreneur and founder of The Ra Foundation and Anahata Organic, shares recipes for 2 natural and highly effective hair masks for strong, soft and nutrient-rich hair:

1. Deep Conditioning Mask – Double boil coconut milk in a container. When it boils, add aloe vera. Just after this add hibiscus leaves and flowers. Blend the ingredients well and allow the mixture to boil. Sieve the mixed mixture. Apply on hair and leave it on for 10-15 minutes. Wash it. Use this mask 2 times a week for best results! It will hydrate your hair and deeply condition the hair follicles thereby helping in hair growth and reducing heat/inflammation in the scalp.

2. Avoid Split Ends Mask – Heat cold pressed almond oil. When it becomes hot, add a teaspoon of cinnamon powder to it. Remove the mixture from the flame and take it out in a bowl. Add honey to the mixture and mix well. Apply this mixture on your split ends. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes. Wash it. Use this mask 2 times a week continuously. This will keep your ends soft and prevent them from becoming brittle.

All these hair masks are extremely easy to make and are very effective to combat the effects of summers.

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