If you want healthy hair, you do not have to necessarily indulge in expensive hair treatments. Nor do you have to use extravagantly expensive hair products, you can use the goodness of natural ingredients and get healthy hair by just trying out simple home remedies. We share with you five coconut oil hair masks that you can use at home to keep your beautiful hair looking healthy. The goodness of coconut oil promotes hair growth and scalp health, when used on regular basis, it will also get rid of splits ends and stop hair breakage. Add shine, luster and softness to your hair with these DIY coconut oil hair masks. (ALSO READ This Homemade 5-in-1 Oil Hair Mask Will Make Your Scalp and Hair Healthy).
Coconut oil and honey hair mask
Along with the goodness of coconut oil, using honey on your scalp will help retain moisture in the hair. Honey also adds sheen and shine to your hair. To make this coconut oil and honey hair mask add 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and 1 tablespoon of natural honey in a bowl and mix well. Apply this on your scalp well and the rest of it on your hair. You can increase the ratio according to the length of your hair. After applying the hair mask cover your head with a shower cap and after 20 minutes, gently rinse out the mask with warm water. (ALSO READ 3 Homemade Honey Hair Masks for Soft and Manageable Hair).
Coconut oil and brown sugar hair mask
This hair mask will take care of your scalp’s health as brown sugar is an amazing natural exfoliant. It will gently remove dead skin cells from the scalp helping the hair follicles to stay strong. To make this coconut oil and brown sugar hair mask add 2 tablespoons brown sugar, 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil in a bowl and mix well. Apply the mask on your scalp, and gently massage it into your scalp. Leave the hair mask to soak for around 20 minutes then rinse with warm water.
Coconut oil and banana hair mask
Along with the benefits of coconut oil, banana will soften your hair and protect the hair’s natural elasticity preventing split ends and breakage. To make this coconut oil and banana hair mask add half a banana and one tablespoon of coconut oil in a blender and blend well. Apply the smooth paste on your scalp and post 20 minutes wash it off with mild shampoo and towel dry your hair.
Coconut oil and strawberry hair mask
Strawberries are an amazing fruit that are rich in antioxidant properties. Using it on your scalp will keep moisturize your scalp and control the growth of fungus. Do not forget they also smell amazing. To make a strawberry and coconut oil hair mask in a bowl add the pulp of 6 fresh strawberries, one tablespoon of coconut oil and 1 tablespoon of honey and mix well. Apply this mask evenly to your damp hair and scalp. After 15 minutes rinse thoroughly with warm water. (ALSO READ Homemade Nourishing Avocado Hair Mask to Revitalize Dull and Dry Hair!).
Coconut oil and aloe vera hair mask
If you have multiple hair problems, then aloe vera should be your go-to home remedy ingredient. The proteolytic enzymes in the aloe vera gel repairs dead skin cells on the scalp. It also acts as a great conditioner leaving your hair all smooth and shiny. It promotes hair growth and also reduces dandruff. To make this coconut oil and aloe vera hair mask mix 1 tablespoon of aloe vera and 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and apply this gel to your scalp.You can increase the ratio according to the length of your hair. After 30 minutes wash it off with warm water.