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10 DIY Hair Masks

Heat damage, breakage, or hair loss: it seems that there are thousands of expensive products on the market that are said to condition and repair your hair. From bridal hair, monthly treatments, or even daily hair masks, we have scoured the internet to bring you these ten DIY hair mask ideas. These are made with ingredients that can easily be found at home, and they won’t break the bank.

1. Curly Hair

Want to tame your luscious locks and give yourself a spa treatment? This DIY hair mask for curly hair is perfect to de-frizz and add shine to your wild locks. It’s easy to make, and the ingredients equally effortless to acquire. It will definitely add a healthy glow to your look and a soft feel to the texture. Not to mention the fantastically sweet scent it will leave behind.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 1 hr 30 minutes
Materials Needed:

2. Damaged Hair

While it’s tempting to style our hair with the use of products, straighteners, or curling irons, they can damage your hair. Both the chemicals and the heat will hurt its health and glow. This is one of the best hair masks for damaged dry hair. The Moroccan oil and argan oil offer protection and shine. It will regenerate and invigorate your hair.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Materials Needed:

3. Grow Your Hair

Avocado and grapeseed oil work together to nourish and revitalize your hair in this two-part treatment that is said to help your hair grow faster! It’s an excellent DIY hair mask for growth you can undertake that will be well worth the time invested. With patience, you will have those luscious locks back and refresh your look.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 2 hours
Materials Needed:

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • 1 tablespoon argan oil
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 mixing bowls
  • 1 spoon
  • 1 fork
  • 1 knife
  • 2 mixing bowls
  • saran argan oil wrap

4. One Ingredient Itchy Scalp Treatment

Itchy scalp can be the worst! Interestingly enough, you can fix that itch with Listerine! Did you know that? Learn all about how it works in this simple and effective DIY hair mask treatment that will get rid of the bothersome itch and dandruff.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 15 minutes
Materials Needed:

5. Hot Oil Treatment

Hot oil is known for it’s healing properties and is used in spas all over the world. Recreate the spa experience at home with this DIY hair mask hot oil treatment! It’s incredibly easy and fast to make. You only need to be very careful when handling the hot oil.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 30 minutes
Materials Needed:

  • 1/2 cup almond oil
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • fork
  • microwave
  • mixing bowl
  • shower cap
  • towel

6. Coconut Milk Nourishing Mask for Dyed Hair

Dyeing can severely damage your hair. This tutorial has three great ways to make DIY hair masks to help revive dry hair. We have posted the ingredients to the three treatments offered in the tutorial below! The DYI hair mask coconut oil will not only nourish your locks, but also offer it that mesmerizing sweet scent. It will be an especially good treatment for the cold winter months.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 45 minutes (leave the mask on for 30 minutes)
Materials Needed:

  • 4 oz hot water
  • 1-2 ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons almond oil
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons organic mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • fork
  • mixing bowl
  • microwave
  • microfiber hair towel

7. Bridal Hair Mask

Thick glossy shiny hair is every bride’s dream for her wedding day! Use this moisturizing hair mask weekly leading up to your big day, and not only. This DIY hair mask with egg yolk is perfect if you want that silky smooth hair. It’s both nourishing and revitalizing.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Materials Needed:

  • 1 avocado
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • blender
  • shower cap

8. Natural Hair Mask

Keep frizz and build up away while you maintain your natural beauty with this soothing DIY hair mask! It can get pretty messy so please make sure you have a tarp on the ground to protect the floor. Alternately, you can simply apply it in the shower before turning on the water. It’s a particularly good DIY mask for frizzy hair.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 3 hours
Materials Needed:

  • 2 cups organic mayonnaise
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 avocado
  • shower cap
  • tarp or something to protect the floor

9. Thinning Hair Mask

For people who have thinning hair, this DIY mask is a great way to protect your hair, add strength, and promote hair growth. The mustard seed awakens the pores in your scalp and works through your hair to promote stimulation for hair growth.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 30 minutes
Materials Needed:

10. Protein Hair Mask

An excellent DIY hair mask for natural hair is rich in protein for extra scalp protection! Be it for men or women, nourishment is key to soft and healthy locks. The best DIY hair masks around need to achieve those two goals with ease. This, in particular, is one of them.

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 20 minutes
Materials Needed:

  • 1 egg
  • 4 oz milk
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • mixing bowl
  • whisk
  • shower cap

There are so many different hair types out there so it makes sense to have a wide variety of hair masks to meet every hair need. Whether you are looking to protect your hair from damage or heal the damage that has been done, there is a hair mask for you! Please let us know which DIY hair mask you choose in the comments below and let us know how it worked out for you! Your hair is just as important as your skin, and make sure you check out some DIY body wrap ideas for easy and cheap ways to look great.