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3 DIY Hair Masks to Bring Life To Dry And Brittle Hair

by Puja
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Sun, cold air, hair ties, pollution, and heat styling can all wreak havoc on your hair. Dry hair can become a major problem if proper care is not taken. Dry hair could lead to split ends, frizz and breakage, and even hair fall. Hence, your mane needs extra care and attention to remain in its healthiest condition. Hair mask helps to keep your tresses soft, smooth, and super moisturized. The homemade hair masks will repair strands and restore moisture. Although there are plenty of hair products in the market to choose from, you don’t need to spend money on pricey hair masks to restore the health of your strands. The solution to dull, brittle, and dehydrated locks lies on your kitchen shelves. Kitchen ingredients can bring life to brittle and dry hair by providing it with essential nutrients, deep nourishing the follicles, and improving the hair’s elasticity.

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Homemade hair masks are infused with the natural ingredients that are required for smooth and luscious hair. If you’re looking for some easy-peasy hair masks to improve the quality of hair and scalp, then here’s all the dope.

  • Milk and Honey Hair Mask

This hair mask is amazing. It will put plenty of moisture into stressed tresses. Milk is full of fat to make your hair soft and flexible. Lactic acid helps to clear away old, dead hair cells that may have accumulated on your hair and caused it to become rough and lifeless. Honey is a humectant. It attracts as well as retains moisture. For softer and bouncier hair, try out this milk and honey mask. 


½ cup full-fat milk (use cream if you have super coarse hair)

1 teaspoon honey (Raw Honey)


Warm-up milk slightly, adds honey, and stir until fully dissolved.

Put it in a spray bottle and spray onto your hair and scalp. 

Put on a shower cap or wrap the head in a towel. 

Rinse off thoroughly after 30 minutes with natural hair cleansers and dry naturally.

When using cream, mix it with honey, and give a good stir. Apply on hair and scalp using fingers or applicator bottle. Follow the above instruction.

  • Banana and Milk Hair Mask 

This is an excellent mask for dry and damaged hair. High in vitamins, and minerals, bananas have moisturizing and shine-enhancing power. Couple this with milk and honey for silky, smooth, and extra shiny hair. 


1 ripe banana or baby food banana puree

Full-fat milk (enough to thin out bananas)

1 tablespoon raw honey (optional)

1 tablespoon almond oil (optional)


Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Its consistency should be runny, but still thick enough to stay on your hair.

Leave no chunks. As it’s difficult to wash out banana chunks.

If you prefer not to use milk, you can use coconut milk instead, which is equally moisturizing and hair softening.

Start with dry or damp hair. 

Apply the mask to scalp and hair 

Put on your shower cap or wrap the head in a towel. 

Leave this on for 30 minutes

Rinse off thoroughly. 

Wash the hair with natural hair cleansers and dry naturally.

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  • Coconut Milk Hair Mask

Coconut milk keeps hair soft, shiny, and well defined. It helps with manageability and frizz. The creamy milk conditions and moisturizes every strand from within. The hair becomes soft, shiny, silky, and easy to comb, as coconut milk is a great detangler. Coconut milk contains anti-fungal and antiseptic properties that curb dandruff and soothes itchy, irritated scalp. Coconut milk contains tons of good fats, proteins, vitamin C, and minerals such as manganese, copper, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, and zinc. These nourish hair follicles and makes hair healthier.


½ cup of coconut milk

1 tablespoon olive oil 

1 tablespoon raw honey (optional, provides extra moisture)

1 egg yolk (optional, for bounce and glossy look)

3 drops rosemary essential oil (optional)


Mix all the ingredients.

If you find the mixture too thick you can add some warm water to it.

Start with dry or damp hair. 

Apply this mask to hair and scalp

Put on your shower cap or wrap the head in a towel. 

Let it soak in for 50 minutes for it to moisturize your hair. 

Wash hair with natural cleansers and dry naturally.

  • Avocado Hair Mask

Avocado is packed with amazing fats: oleic acid, omega-3 fatty acid, and phytosterols. It offers deep conditioning to hair, making it soft, smooth, and elastic. It becomes easy to detangle your hair without breaking. With the stash of healthy fats, avocado scores top on conditioning, strength, and protection factor. The amino acids make hair strong and thick. Its powerful antioxidants, vitamin E, C, and A protect hair from damage and thinning. Avocado nourishes and protects the scalp. They help to soothe the irritated and flaky scalp. Healthy fats eliminate dryness. Also, add olive oil and honey to make the mask potent for improved hair growth.

Olive oil is rich in antioxidants and squalene which makes hair healthy and shiny.

Honey is good for scalp health and it offers moisturizing and pH balancing effects.

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1 ripe avocado

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 teaspoon honey

1 egg yolk (optional, use for body and thicker strands)

1/4 cup coconut milk (optional, use for extra softness) 


Put the avocado pulp, olive oil, honey (egg yolk and coconut milk), and some water into a blender and blend to a smooth, creamy paste.

Start with dry or damp hair. 

Apply this mask to the scalp and hair. 

Put on a shower cap or wrap the head in a towel.

Leave it on for 30 minutes

Wash with homemade shampoo or SLS free shampoo and let your hair dry naturally. 

Repeat once a week to pamper and enrich your hair. 

Choose a ripe avocado. Unripe will not have a similar effect. 

Blend the mask well for a smooth paste of creamy consistency. It will make hair rinsing hassle-free.

  • Rice Milk and Honey Hair Wash

For dull and dry, this hair mask restores shine and nourish your hair. Honey is an amazing natural emollient that seals moisture in hair shafts.


1 cup Rice Milk

2 tsp Honey


Take a cup of rice milk and add two teaspoons of honey.

Mix the ingredients to obtain a smooth consistency.

Spread the mixture over your hair and allow it to sit for 15 minutes.

Rinse it off.

It is an excellent hair mask to get lustrous hair in minutes.