Stress, environmental pollution, and hectic work conditions – all lead to various hair care problems. Going for salon treatments or over-the-counter products every time will not only lead to burning a hole in your pocket but also lead to your hair being constantly subjected to chemicals, which will further lead to hair care issues.
Did you know that some natural ingredients you use in your daily cooking can do wonders to your hair? So, keep reading to find out some DIY natural hair conditioners, which can be easily prepared from ingredients available in your kitchen.
Eggs make a good hair conditioner and can be used for any type of hair. If you have oily hair, then only use the egg white; if you have dry hair, then use egg yolk; and if you have normal hair, then use the entire egg. As per your hair type, apply the appropriate part of the egg to your hair, leave it for around 20 minutes, and then wash it with water. Do not forget to shampoo your hair after this! Eggs can be used once a month as a hair conditioner.
Another good hair conditioner is plain yogurt. You can use it for any type of hair. Apply half a cup of plain yogurt on damp hair, and then leave it for around 20 minutes. Wash it with warm water, and then shampoo your hair. Yogurt can be applied once in two weeks.
#3. Lemon juice
Lemon juice needs to be used with olive oil and water, all in a 1:1:1 ratio. If you take one tablespoon of lemon juice, then you need to add one tablespoon of olive oil and one tablespoon of water to it. Prepare the mixture depending on the length of your hair. Apply this to damp hair, and then leave it for around 20 minutes. Wash it with water, and then shampoo. You can apply lemon juice once in two weeks.
#4. Beer or wine
You read it right! Beer or wine can be applied to any type of hair but is most suitable for dry hair. Apply it directly to the hair, and leave it for some time. Shampoo your hair after washing with cold water. You can use your beer or wine hair conditioner once a week.
Avocados can be used for any type of hair. You need to mash the avocados and then massage it onto damp hair. Leave it for 10-15 minutes and wash it with water. Avocados can be applied once a month.
#6. Coconut oil
Yes, it is true! Coconut oil can do wonders for your hair when applied just before the shower or left overnight. Apply it directly to the scalp, leave it for half an hour, and then rinse it off with a mild shampoo. If you have dry hair, then leave it overnight. Coconut oil can be applied every day or every alternate day.
Amla can be applied to any type of hair. You need to mix Amla powder with water and leave this mixture in a vessel overnight. Apply it to the scalp with a brush, and leave it for half an hour to one hour. Wash it with warm water and then shampoo, if required. You can use Amla once a month.