Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Hair mask and treatments

Treatment for dry hair:

Dry hair suffers from lack of moisture and essential fatty acids. There are many causes and reasons as to why the hair tends to be dry. Some of these reasons are due to damage, wither this damage is environmental, chemical or heat damage. Dry hair tends to look dull, frizzy, hard to comb and suffers from split ends beside breakage.

If your hair is suffering from any of these symptoms, then use one of these recipes to repair your locks.
  • Get one avocado, peel it off and smash it with a spoon or you can use a blender too. After your co-wash or poo, add the avocado mixture to your hair and leave it for 15 minutes or even 20. Rinse it off with cool water, dry your hair and style as usual.

  • Get one cucumber (if your hair is thick then use two) use a blender to create a creamy mix, add this mix to your hair for 15minutes and rinse with water.

  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil treatment leaves your thirty hair feeling moisturized and full, get a two tbs of this oil and warm it up for few seconds (in microwave). Massage the warm oil in your scalp, keep on massaging well. Cover your hair with a hair cap and wait for 30minutes. Then rinse if off with cool water.

Treatments and tips for oily hair:

Oily hair tends to get dirty quick and most probably itchy too. Oily hair is common in soft hair textures whereas coarse hair tends to be dry by nature. There are many reasons why hair tends to be oily. These reasons range from heredity to hormonal fluctuation. Oily hair shouldn't be a major problem, remember oil protects hair shaft from harsh environment.

You can use these home remedy treatments to cure oily hair:

  • Get 2 carrots (depending on thickness of hair) and use a blender to create a carrot paste, leave it on your hair after shampooing it. Leave this paste on for 15mintues and rinse well with cool water.

  • Use Apple Cider Vinegar as a hair rinse after each poo or co-wash.

  • Get 2 tbs lemon juice - mix it with 1 litter of water and use it as a hair rinse.

  • Wash your hair once to twice a week with any shampoo that's directed for oily hair.

  • Avoid adding lots of oil in your hair also reduce the amount of oil in any hair recipes you use.

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