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Know 5 homemade hair mask solutions

Dry and frizzy hair are a natural side effect of winter time! Using chemical-laden hair products may not always work in your favour.

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So, try some homemade hair marks for dry hair to settle the fuss with a melange of natural ingredients!

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Why does hair become dry and frizzy in the winter?

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The cold air holds less moisture, which can leave your hair dehydrated and strip the natural oil from your hair.

Indoor heating exacerbates the issue by further drying out the hair and sapping moisture from your hair strands.

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Here are 5 DIY hair masks and how to use them!

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[1] Avocado hair mask

This mask combines the nourishing properties of avocado with the humectant effects of honey. Avocado's natural oils deeply moisturize dry hair, while honey locks in that moisture, leaving your locks soft, shiny, and rejuvenated.

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Mash one ripe avocado and mix it with two tablespoons of honey. Apply the mixture to damp hair, ensuring even distribution from roots to ends. Leave it on for 30 minutes before rinsing thoroughly. It will hydrate and restore the shine of your hair.

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[2] Egg hair mask

Packed with protein, the egg in this mask strengthens hair, reducing frizz and promoting overall health. Yogurt, a natural conditioner, adds moisture, leaving your hair smooth and manageable.

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Whisk one egg and mix it with half a cup of plain yogurt. Apply the mixture to clean, damp hair, leaving it on for 20–30 minutes. Rinse with cool water to prevent the egg from cooking.

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[3] Honey and milk  hair mask

The blend of honey and milk is a hair mask for combating dryness and frizz. Honey's moisturizing abilities, combined with milk's proteins and amino acids, deeply hydrate your hair, detangle it, and leave it feeling irresistibly soft.

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Combine half a cup of milk with two tablespoons of honey. Apply the mixture to your hair and leave it on for 30 minutes before rinsing. This mask will keep your hair hydrated for a longer period of time and promote hair growth.

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[4] Banana hair mask

Bananas, rich in vitamins, and coconut oil, with their hydrating properties, offer several benefits for your hair. This mask moisturizes and nourishes, reducing frizz and promoting a healthier, more vibrant mane.

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Mash one ripe banana and blend it with two tablespoons of coconut oil. Massage the mixture into your hair, spreading it to the ends as well. Cover your hair with a shower cap and let it sit for 20–30 minutes before washing it out. It will promote overall hair health.

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[5] Aloe vera mask

Aloe vera is known for its soothing antibacterial properties. When mixed with olive oil, it effectively softens and moisturizes dry, frizzy hair, leaving it looking sleek, manageable, and revitalized.

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Mix three tablespoons of olive oil with two tablespoons of fresh aloe vera gel. Massage the blend into your hair and scalp, ensuring even coverage. Let it sit for 30 minutes before washing it out. This hair mask can also calm an irritated scalp and promote hair health.

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