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10 House Hold Items used for Healthy Hair
Honey: Honey is a natural humectant meaning it draws and locks in moisture. Honey can also be used for dry or damaged hair.
Caution: NEVER heat the honey, it will stick together and make it very hard to remove from your hair.
Eggs: Raw eggs are often used as a protein treatment or as an ingredient in homemade deep conditioners.
Caution:Thoroughlyrinse your hair with cool water to keep the egg from cooking, and then wash your hair.
Yogurt: Dairy products such as yogurt can strip left over styling product in your hair. The milk fat in yogurt will moisturize your hair.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil: Any oil can be used to seal moisture into the hair. This oil can be used for many different reasons including hot oil treatments or pre shampoo treatments. Extra Virgin Olive Oil also has a smoke point of 375 degrees which means it can also be used as a heat protectant.
Mayonnaise: Mayonnaise adds moisture and shine to your hair. Mayonnaise is often used with olive oil, eggs, and/or honey as a deep conditioner.
Avocado: Avocado adds many nutrients to the hair and can help repair damage because the oil in avocados is very similar to our own skin’s natural oils.
Bananas: This potassium rich fruit also contains vitamins, carbohydrates and natural oils that help soften the hair and protect it from breakage and split ends. Bananas help with manageability, shine, and controlling dandruff.
Cleansers and/or adds volume
Beer: When applied to damp hair strips the hair of dirt and build up. The yeast in the beer strengthens your strands and adds volume.
Caution: Make sure that you condition your hair after the beer rinse to keep the hair from becoming dried out.
Apple Cider Vinegar: Apple Cider Vinegar removes residue in your hair left by product buildup. This product can also be used as a natural detangle.
Black Tea: Due to the caffeine black tea can be used for many different things. Black tea thickens hair, stimulates growth, and can darken hair.