3 DIY Hair Packs

It is well-known that nothing is as effective as natural remedies. The thing about natural, organic hair packs is that they can easily be made at home with ingredients that one can find in their home, and they have no chemicals which results in lesser damage. India’s rich culture has presented us with many age-old traditions which have proved their magic time and again through the years. Take a look at some easy to make, tried-and-tested hair packs that are sure to bring your hair back to life.

1. Avocado and Coconut Oil Pack–

Coconut oil has long been recognized as a hair savior due to its penetrative properties that contribute in internally repairing your hair. Avacados have also been known to carry essential vitamins that nourish the hair and makes them shiny and smooth. All you have to do is mash one ripe avocado and mix it well with one tablespoon of coconut oil. This should result in a smooth paste that must remain in your hair up to 45 minutes. Rinse it out and shampoo and condition as normal. Repeating this once a week is sure to give you the desired results!

2. Egg Yolk and Yogurt Pack–

If you haven’t heard of the benefits of egg, especially on your hair, then you’ve been living under a rock. Eggs are chock-full of proteins which are sure to transform your hair. Mixed with the yogurt, which effectively deep clans your scalp and hair, eggs are the ultimate weapon against frizz and dryness. The pack is extremely simple to make as well – just beat one egg with two tablespoons of yogurt together in a bowl to form a smooth paste. You can use just the whites if your hair is oily, or just the yolk if your hair is dry. If your hair happens to be a combination of both, using the whole egg is also okay. You can also add a little bit of lemon, which helps with dandruff relief, or essential oil to avoid the foul stench left behind by the egg and yogurt. Leave this mixture on your scalp for 30 minutes and rinse it out with cool water. Shampoo and condition as per usual. You can also use this pack up to twice a week. You will thank us!

3. Egg and Honey Pack–

If you have dry hair, this pack is sure to change your life. We’ve already told you how good egg is for your hair, in fact many good home remedy packs include eggs as a vital ingredient for protein. Mixed with honey, which conditions your hair and seals in all the moisture, and a little bit of almond oil, this pack will leave your hair luscious and shiny.  All you have to do is blend one egg, a tablespoon of honey, and one tablespoon of almond oil in a bowl till smooth. Leave this mixture in your hair for 15-20 minutes and rinse out with cold water. Shampoo and condition as usual. This pack might be one of the best packs you will ever use on your hair as it will feel exponentially healthier by the end. The natural bleaching properties in the honey could also lighten your hair, so if you’re going for that look you could leave it in for longer. Use this pack twice a week and see your hair change right before your eyes!

-Rubaina Bilgrami
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