Do you have dull and lifeless hair? Over a period of time, your hair loses the luster and strength due to various external factors such as pollution, hard water, hot hair-styling tools and chemical treatments. At times like these relying on home remedies might be a better idea than exposing your hair to more hair products to get back the shine. Here is one such simple and effective remedy that you can try at home using aloe vera gel for dull hair and flaky scalp. (ALSO READ This Homemade 5-in-1 Oil Hair Mask Will Make Your Scalp and Hair Healthy).Also Read - After 2 Hours, Sunscreens With Zinc Oxide Ingredient Can Become Toxic: Study

This nourishing aloe vera gel and yogurt hair mask can be whipped up in minutes and also works well on your mane. This mask will make your hair shiny and your scalp clean and healthy. To make this natural hair mask you will need fresh aloe vera gel, yogurt, honey and olive oil. Here’s how you can make this DIY natural hair mask at home: Also Read - Astringents VS Skin Toners: Which is Best For You? Shahnaz Husain Reveals

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In a bowl, mix three teaspoons of fresh aloe vera gel, two teaspoons of yogurt, one teaspoon of honey and one teaspoon of olive oil. Mix all the ingredients well and apply it on your hair and scalp generously. Massage it well into your scalp for 10 minutes and leave it for half an hour. Post half an hour, wash it off. (ALSO READ Top 6 monsoon haircare tips to keep your tresses healthy and strong).

The proteolytic enzymes in the aloe vera gel repairs the dead skin cells on your scalp. It also works as a great conditioner to bring back the luster in your hair. The goodness of aloe vera gel also promotes hair growth. Yogurt will provide your hair with ample protein and nourishment to make it silky and shiny. Honey in the mask will promote healthy scalp and hair roots, it will repair the damaged shaft of your hair strands. And olive oil will reduce the flakes on your scalp while making your hair strong, soft and smooth. Use this mask twice a week.

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