With these easy DIY hair masks, you don’t have to spend tons of money on getting smooth and soft hair that is tangle-free.
Singapore’s humidity and changing weather can often make your hair look frizzy and disheveled. And when you have frizzy, tangled, and generally unruly hair, you end up looking sleepy and unkempt. Salons offer great solutions, but they can cost a lot if you go often or if you have long hair. For a quick fix, try one of these DIY hair masks at home.
Also used as a face mask, honey is a multi-tasking product that you can simply apply from the neck up. You hair can feel sticky and tangled at first, but adding a little water to your hair or honey mixture will help it apply better. Honey has antimicrobial properties that will gently cleanse your hair without stripping your natural oils.
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The egg yolks, vinegar, and oils in mayonnaise make a healthy hair cocktail that cleanses your scalp, strengthens your ends and promotes hair growth. You might smell like a salad at first, but after a good shampoo (or two), the smell will be gone. Leave it on for about 30 minutes, then shampoo thoroughly.
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Adding on to your hair’s natural oils will smoothen and soften your hair cuticles as it is something your hair already produces. Putting oils that are high in fatty acids and vitamins on your hair for a few minutes can make a big difference. They can be applied and massaged on the scalp to encourage hair growth as well. For best results, wrap up your hair with oil overnight. Just make sure that it is properly wrapped to prevent oil from getting all over your bed and face.
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Yes, you read that right. Due to the fermented content in beer, it helps to nourish your skin and hair by cleaning and conditioning. The alcohol content cleanses and shines while simultaneously softening your hair. Beer baths might be too expensive to do in Singapore, so you can just pour beer over your head in the shower or soak your hair in a small bowl of beer.
Acidic products help to balance your hair’s natural pH levels because shampoos are usually alkaline. Some people who follow a natural beauty routine use vinegar as conditioner, but if you’re not ready for that change, using it as a mask once in a while will still help to soften your hair.