Rescue DIYs for monsoon hair concerns

Is the weather outside doing funny things to your hair? On one hand, the humidity can make it expand like the ’80s puffed-up do and on the other hand, the pollutants in rainwater can cause the much-dreaded hair fall, dryness and brittle tresses. Neither of which is a pleasant situation to be in!

The good news is that our home is a treasure trove of ingredients that can solve various hair problems. Here we have Jai Singhania, Director, Marco Aldany, India who shares quick DIY recipes for healthy and gorgeous hair.

Banana honey yoghurt mask

Bananas and yoghurt not only make an ideal smoothie but can lend you ad worthy tresses too. They are full of healthy nutrients that help to bring back the lost lustre of our locks. Honey not only moisturises but also helps in controlling fizziness. Together, they work like a charm.

What you will need:

How to make the mask:

Cut a ripe banana into pieces and place them in a blender, add curd and honey to the banana and then blend it to get a thick paste. Apply it on the hair directly. Wash it well with a mild shampoo.

Methi hair mask

Methi is a miracle herb that works for all hair types and can solve various hair problems, especially dandruff and limp hair. Those will oily hair will especially relate to these concerns.

What you will need:

How to make the mask:

Take 1 tablespoon of methi powder, add 5 to 6 tablespoons of yoghurt along with a half tablespoon of oil. Mix all the three ingredients in a bowl, cover it with a lid and keep it away for 2 to 3 hours which will make the mixture creamier. Add a few tablespoons of water and then apply the mixture to your hair.

Neem and egg hair pack

Neem is known to be a natural antiseptic that protects the hair from infections. The protein content from the egg will strengthen the hair roots and tips.

What you will need:

How to make the pack:

Grind some neem leaves, add an egg and 2 tablespoons of olive oil to it. Apply the mask on the hair and let it settle for around 30 minutes. After it dries, wash it thoroughly to get conditioned and shiny hair.

Apple cider vinegar rinse

Apple cider vinegar is a multipurpose ingredient. It has hair-nourishing features that smoothen hair cuticles.

What you will need:

  • Vinegar
  • Water
  • Essential oil (optional)

How to use:

Combine a tablespoon of vinegar with a 1/2 cup of water and pour over frizzy hair. If the smell of apple cider is too strong, add a few drops of essential oils. Comb through the hair, let it sit for five minutes and then rinse.

Oil hair pack

To pamper your hair and scalp during monsoon days, use natural oil hair packs that have a mix of oils. They contain vitamins and proteins which will prevent over-drying of tresses and will even deal with frizzy hair.

What you will need:

How to use:

Massage the oils well into the scalp and let sit for 30 minutes, then wash thoroughly with shampoo.

So, this coming weekend when you know you have no excuse for skipping on your beauty regime, try these DIYs to welcome soft, silky and manageable tresses!

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