The Easiest Ways To DIY Hair Masks At Home

April 28, 2019

The Easiest Ways To DIY Hair Masks At Home

 Sun-damaged hair, dry winter scalps, dandruff can all be combatted with a simple DIY trick. Sometimes, all you need is some TLC to fight off infections, give it a growth boost, add more shine and panache, and add benefits such as hydrating, conditioning and softening to your hair.

     Hair masks are the solution for them. It is a form of hair treatment in which various ingredients are applied into the hair, left for 15 - 25 minutes, then washed out. Yes! It's that simple. It is fast and powerful and is known to give your hair all the benefits it needs in less than 25 minutes. Of course, hair treatments will also do the trick but its price is not that affordable to everyone.

     Nature, on the other hand, has offered us the best solutions to this. Make your own hair masks from all natural ingredients either from the cool compartment of your fridge or the warm drawer of your cupboard or better still the soil of Mother Nature herself.

     All the recipes shared here will help you create a rejuvenating mask that will nourish, hydrate, boost, shine, softening, moisturize, and protect your hair to make it your best hair ever.

     Ready for the adventure? So are we. Whatever condition your hair is in, the hair masks can be formulated to target its a unique condition. Like we said earlier, most of the ingredients can be gotten from your kitchen. Therefore, we'll be starting with getting our ingredients on hand.


  • Coconut Oil & Milk
  • Olive Oil
  • Honey
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Avocados
  • Eggs
  • Yogurt (plain or sour cream)
  • Lemon
  • Cinnamon
  • Banana

     Hmmm, if you can smell, what we're smelling. This is going to be a nourishing meal for your hair by the time we're done the cooking.

Hair Oil

     Let's take a look at the nutritional values of each of the following ingredients:

  • Coconut Oil: It is one of the most used recipes for hair masks due to its tendency to moisturize and hydrate the hair.
  • Eggs: They are a good provider of vitamin A, D, and E, fatty acids and proteins. When applied to the hair it helps it retain its shine and sparkle. Did you know that your hair is mostly made up of protein? You didn't, well you just did. Feeding it with eggs will keep it looking rejuvenated and healthy.
  • Coconut Milk: Loaded with vitamins like Niacin and Folate to stimulate circulation in the scalp and promote hair growth, coconut milk also nourishes dry hair, detangles the hair and moisturize the hair.
  • Olive Oil: It is a natural conditioner to treat even the driest of hairs as it locks in the hair moisture. It is also used to combat dandruff and to produce soft and shiny hair.
  • Bananas: Full of potassium, natural oils, vitamins, and carbohydrates. They are very good for hair conditioning.
  • Yogurt: This recipe ingredient helps with treating dull and damaged hair.
  • Avocados: It has vitamins to help repair damaged cells, promote hair growth, moisturize, shine and protects the hair from heat.
  • Honey: Where do we start with wonderful ingredients? It helps to smoothen and softening the hair, brings back the shine and sparkle to the hair. It moisturizes and hydrates the hair. Let's stop here for now.
  • Lemons: Lemons help with oily scalps as it helps absorb excess oil in the scalp. It is also enriched with vitamin C to make your hair stronger. Did we mention that it is also great for fighting dandruff? We didn't? We're sorry. It has antifungal properties to fight against dandruff.
  • Cinnamon: It helps to strengthen your hair follicles and helps with dandruff and hair loss.
  • Apple cider vinegar: Vinegar helps balance the pH level of your scalp and helps make your hair look shiny, silky and smooth.

     Okay, now that we know all the nutritional values of the ingredients, let's make recipes.

Coconut Oil and Honey combo hair mask.

Hair Mask

1 tablespoon of Honey

1 tablespoon of Coconut Oil

Shower Cap


  • Mix the ingredients into a bowl
  • Transfer the mix into a pot and melt it by heating.
  • Apply to the hair from the top to the bottom and cover it with a shower cap.
  • Leave it for 15-20 mins.
  • Rinse it.

This recipe is used for hair repair.

Coconut Oil and Cinnamon combo hair mask.

Hair Mask

1 tablespoon of Coconut Oil

1 tablespoon of Cinnamon

Shower Cap


  • Mix the ingredients well in a bowl.
  • Part your hair from the center and apply it down the parting.
  • Massage your scalp thoroughly.
  • Cover with a shower cap.
  • Leave it for 30-45 minutes.
  • Rinse with shampoo and conditioner.

This recipe is used for hair growth.

Egg and Lemon combo hair mask.

Egg and Lemon combo hair mask

1 egg

1/2 lemon

Shower Cap


  • Crack the egg and make use of only the egg white.
  • Squeeze 1/2 of the lemon into the bowl and mix well.
  • Apply to damp hair from top to bottom.
  • Cover with a shower cap.
  • Leave it for 35-40 minutes.
  • Rinse with shampoo and conditioner.

This recipe is used for oily hairs and to restore natural shine.

Olive Oil and Lemon combo hair growth

Olive Oil and Lemon

2 tablespoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice

2 tablespoon of olive oil

2 tablespoon of water

Shower Cap


  • Mix the ingredients into a bowl.
  • Apply to the dry scalp.
  • Cover with a shower cap.
  • Leave it for 16-20 minutes.
  • Rinse with shampoo.

This recipe is used for getting rid of dry scalp and moisturizing the new ones.

      There's no need to spend a fortune on hair asks when you can DIY with ingredients at your fingertips. The rest is up to you, just mix and match and give your hair the pampering it deserves.


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