Home Remedies for Dry Hair

Home Remedies for Dry Hair

Hair makes a lots of difference. Howsoever grooming you do, if your hair is dry, rough and thin with split ends that are seriously prone to tangles, you do not look and feel well. 

You always have this worry on your mind as to how your hair is looking, have they messed up, should you comb them again, are they looking dull and so on! While lack of oil and moisture in your hair make them dry and they eventually lose all their shine and soft texture, you may also suffer from chronic hair loss if you neglect your dry hair problem.

 You may have to take various steps to stop your hair from getting drier such as avoiding over exposure to sun, hair dryers, dry environment, harsh shampoos and conditioners, too much brushing and use of too many chemicals laden hair products. You may also have to take proper nutrition through diet. After all, hair too is made up of a type of protein and it needs its share of nutrition as well as care.

 These are steps that will prevent your hair from drying. If you already have rough dry hair, you may like to use some really effective home remedies for dry hair to bring back the lost shine and life to your dull hair!

1. Apple Cider Vinegar

To treat dry hair, apple cider vinegar is very effective. Instead of using expensive shampoos for hair, a simple pack or massage of apple cider vinegar works better. All you are required to do is to take out some apple cider vinegar in a bowl. With the help of a cotton ball, apply it on the scalp and hair. Rinse your hair after 5-10 minutes.
You can also use diluted apple cider vinegar. Mix apple cider vinegar and warm water in equal proportion. Apply it after shampooing your hair. It will work as a conditioner and will help manage your hair properly.

2.Banana for Dry Hair

Banana too has many nutrients including vitamins A, B, C and E along with minerals like potassium, zinc, iron and manganese, not to forget biotin which also makes avocado good for dry and weak hair. The richness of potassium, carbohydrates and vitamins of banana make it a great remedy for making your hair soft and also for protecting its natural elasticity. If you face the problems of hair breakage, dandruff and split ends along with dry hair, banana is just the right remedy for you.
Get this:
Banana (ripe)- 1
Avocado (ripe)- ½
Coconut milk- 2-3 tbsp (or enough to make a smooth paste)
Increase or decrease the quantities depending upon the length of your hair.
Do this:
Mash the banana and avocado.
Add coconut milk with mashed banana and avocado.
Mix well to get a smooth paste.
Apply to your dry hair all over.
Leave for 20-30 minutes.
Wash off with lukewarm water.


Yogurt is a natural conditioner for dry hair. It can be applied as a mask on hair. The moisturizing properties of yogurt help in curing dry hair. Add a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar and a teaspoon of honey in half cup of yogurt. Mix it and apply it on hair and hair roots. After 15 minutes, rinse your hair with warm water.
Add some olive oil or mustard oil in yogurt and apply it on hair before shampooing your hair.
You can also apply plain yogurt on the scalp and leave it for 30 minutes. Wash your hair with warm water.

4.Avocado for Dry Hair

Avocado has come to be known as a superfood due to all the beneficial nutrients it contains including Vitamins A, D, E, and K as well as protein, iron, copper, magnesium, amino acids, and potassium. What more nutrients can your dull dry hair demand! Yes, Avocados also have biotin or the Vitamin H in it, a vitamin which makes your hair stronger. This vitamin H or the common biotin is one of the B complex vitamins that metabolize fats and proteins and are required for healthy hair, skin, nails, eyes and liver. If you read the labels of certain nail and hair cosmetics, you may find biotin on the ingredients list. So why not make a powerful hair mask for your dry hair using avocados!
Get this:
Avocado (ripe and peeled)- 1
Egg white- from 1 egg
Oil (olive/ coconut/ jojoba/ castor/ any other)- 1 tbsp
Yogurt (optional)- 1 tbsp
Do this:
Mash the ripe avocado to get its paste.
Add egg white, oil and yogurt if using.
Mix them well to get a smooth paste.
Apply this mask to your hair covering it well.
Leave for 30 minutes.
Rinse well with water. You may even use lukewarm (not hot) water to wash off the mask.
To make it more simple, you may just mash avocado with a whole egg and apply this to your hair

5.Fenugreek Seeds

Fenugreek seed is one of the natural remedies for dry hair. The conditioning properties of fenugreek seeds help in managing dry hair. Soak 50 gm fenugreek seeds in water for overnight. Next morning, crush them to make a fine paste. Add four tablespoons of yogurt to it. Add a few drops of olive oil and some honey to it. Mix all the ingredients well.
Apply this paste on hair and scalp. Wrap it with a shower cap and leave it for 45 minutes. Rinse off your hair with a mild shampoo. For effective results, practise this method twice a week.

Home Remedies for Dry Hair Home Remedies for Dry Hair Reviewed by Jemes Woxten on 20:41:00 Rating: 5

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