Top 5 Homemade Hair Packs for Healthy Hair

Hair is made up of protein and the use of chemicals regularly will easily break down the protein in the hair. Pollution also contributes to this and leaves your hair damaged, dry and brittle. So, the only way to restore your hair’s health is by giving it what it lost.

Even though there are many protein treatments available in the salons, homemade packs are as much effective and cheaper to get the results. To fill the protein lost in the hair, salons recommend treatments which will cost you a fortune and will have to take them at regular interval to maintain your hair healthy and damage free. But what if you could get those exact results just by using some ingredients available at home? Imagine how cool it would be! You can get a stronger and healthier hair without using any chemicals.

In order to continue with the homemade treatment for your hair, you need to determine what you hair need the most.  Observe if your hair is dry, brittle and damaged then it means your hair is dehydrated and in dire need of conditioning. If your hair is stretching and breaking when you wash your hair, then your hair is lacking protein.

Some of the rich sources of protein are egg, avocado, yogurt, mayonnaise and coconut milk. By using these ingredients, you can create some amazing hair packs to fill in the damaged keratin spots in your hair.

1. Egg-Yogurt Pack

Eggs are rich source of protein and leave your hair feeling smooth and shiny. Yogurt is also rich in protein and helps in cleaning up your hair and scalp. You can definitely notice the change in your hair after using this pack.

Egg and Yogurt Hair Mask

Ingredients

  • Egg – 1
  • Yogurt – 2 tablespoons

How to prepare

  • Beat the egg in a bowl and add yogurt to it.
  • Mix it until you get a smooth paste.
  • Apply this paste to your hair and scalp.
  • Leave it on for about 30 minutes and wash it off with cool water.
  • Shampoo your hair as usual.

You can use this pack twice a week. To avoid egg smell you can add a few drops of essential oil. Also keep in mind that if you have dry hair, use only egg yolk and if oily hair use egg white. But if you have a normal or combination skin, you can use the whole egg.

2. Egg yolk- Honey Pack

If your hair is dry, brittle and lacks moisture this is one of the best hair packs to use. Honey conditions your hair and seals the moisture where as egg gives the necessary protein your hair requires. Honey also possesses bleaching property which gives some natural highlights to your hair.

Egg Yolk with Honey Homemade Hairpacks

Ingredients

  • Egg yolk – 1
  • Honey – 1 tablespoon
  • Almond oil – 1 tablespoon

How to prepare

  • Mix all the ingredients together well into a thick paste of smooth consistency.
  • Apply this mixture to your hair and leave it on for about 20 minutes.
  • Later wash it off with cool water.
  • Shampoo and condition your hair as usual.

You can use this pack twice a week.

Precautions

  • This pack is not suitable for oily hair.
  • Do not leave the pack on your hair for more than 20 minutes as honey has bleaching properties and any longer it was left on the hair will lighten your hair.

3. Avocado – Coconut Milk Hair Pack

Avocado is a rich source of vitamin A, B and E which are all vital for the health of your hair. Coconut milk contains protein. This pack promotes the production of collagen which in turn promotes your hair growth. Also this pack contains olive oil which can condition your hair leaving it soft and silky.

Avocado with Coconut Milk Homemade Hair Pack

Ingredients

  • Avocado – 1 (ripened)
  • Coconut milk – 2 tablespoons
  • Olive oil – 1 teaspoon

How to prepare

  • Mash the ripened avocado until there are no lumps.
  • Add coconut milk and olive oil to it.
  • Mix them until you get a smooth paste.
  • Apply the mixture to your hair and scalp and leave it on for about 30 minutes.
  • Wash it off with cool water.
  • Shampoo and condition your hair as usual.

Do not use this pack if you have oily hair.

4. Coconut Milk Hair Treatment

Coconut milk is a rich source of vitamins B, C and E and also saturated fatty acids. It helps in filling the damaged protein spots in your hair. This treatment also helps in promoting hair growth by fighting with dandruff.

Coconut Milk Hair Pack - Homemade

Ingredients

  • Coconut milk – 3 tablespoons

How to prepare

  • Heat the coconut milk for a minute on a low flame till it is warm.
  • Massage the warm coconut milk on to your scalp and also apply it to your hair.
  • Wrap your head with a towel and leave the coconut milk overnight.
  • Rinse it off the next day.

This treatment can be done two times in a week for a healthy hair. Be cautious of not overheating the coconut milk.

5. Banana – Avocado hair pack

Avocados contain the essential vitamins for maintaining your hair health and bananas are rich in amino acids which help in repairing the protein damage in your hair. This pack also helps in preventing further damage to your hair as it contains antioxidants.

Ingredients

  • Banana (ripe) – 1
  • Avocado (ripe) – 1
  • Wheat germ oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Rose oil – 1 teaspoon
Banana Avocado Hair Pack at Home

How to prepare

  • Mash avocado and banana into a paste until no lumps are found.
  • Add wheat germ oil and rose oil to the mixture.
  • Mix all the ingredients together and apply it to your hair.
  • Leave it on for about an hour.
  • Wash it off with cold water.
  • Shampoo and condition your hair as usual.

You can use this pack once a week for a beautiful and healthy hair. But if you have an extremely dry hair, you can use it twice a week.

Do not use this pack if you have oily hair as this pack does not help your cause. All these packs take less than 5 minutes to prepare and give you the result equivalent to that of a salon treatment and costs you almost nothing compared to those salon treatments. So, use these packs and get the benefits.

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