DIY Hair Protein Treatments
Everyday styling, teasing, dying, harsh chemicals and the weather all aid to hair damage and cause it to become brittle, dry and dull. The damaged hair not only looks unhealthy but also frizzes like crazy and can be extremely hard to manage. To replenish the lost nutrients from hair and revive its luster it’s important that we give it a good dose of protein. Keratin, the substance that makes up the hair is a protein and is essential for health, shiny, sleek hair. There are many salon treatments that claim to provide the hair with just that but they can be expensive and require you to travel all the way to a salon. If you too are in a similar hair situation and want an at home fix, try these amazing DIY hair proteins treatments and be ready to rock your luscious hair.
Egg and yogurt mask:
Egg and yogurt are both packed with proteins and can be the saving grace for extremely dry and damaged hair. This mask is also excellent because of moisturizing properties of yogurt and is super easy to make.
2 tablespoons yogurt
Crack the egg in a bowl and whisk until it gets fluffy, then add the yogurt and mix again till you form a smooth paste. Now apply this all over your scalp and hair and let it sit for 1 hour. After that shampoo and condition as normal.
Egg and honey:
Another great combination of egg is with honey. Like yogurt, honey also helps moisturize the hair while the egg and almond oil provide that kick of protein.
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon almond oil
Whisk together egg, honey and almond oil until you get a smooth consistency and apply to hair for an hour. After the mask has been sitting in your hair for an hour, wash it off with your regular shampoo and condition it as usual.
As crazy as it sounds, mayonnaise works wonders for dry, brittle hair and makez it visibly shiny, soft and healthy.
Take a couple of tablespoon of mayonnaise according to the length of your hair and slather it on. Let it sit for about an hour and then wash off as normal.
Banana, yogurt and olive oil mask:
This mask works like magic on damaged hair and helps to repair it. The banana in this mask is filled with proteins, making it perfect to use on your hair, while the olive oil and yogurt provide hydration. The mask extremely effective and shows results the very first time.
1 tablespoon yogurt
1 tablespoon olive oil
Blend the banana, yogurt and olive oil in a blender until a smooth paste is formed. Now apply this paste all over the shaft of your hair and the scalp and wait for an hour. After an hour rinse out the mask with shampoo and condition your hair as normal.