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Avocado hair masks for dry and damaged hair

Want silky, smooth, shiny hair without a trip to the salon? Say hello to these Avocado hair masks! The all-natural ingredients found in the avocado help to moisturize your hair and scalp, add shine, and repair damage, all while strengthening hair and leaving it clean.

Due to heat styling, chemical treatments, environmental pollution, and even exposure to wind and sun, many people struggle with hair that is dry, damaged and weak. Avocado is like a superhero for dry hair. The oils in avocados are one of the few that can penetrate the cuticle and actually moisturize hair.

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Using a DIY avocado hair mask is one great way to get your locks silky and smooth. The fats and nutrients found in avocados can help strengthen and nourish your strands, boost shine and stimulate hair growth. The avocado is your healthy hair superhero!

Avocado is also known as “Butter Fruit”.

Ready say goodbye to dry, dull hair, frizz and fly-aways? Let’s get started!

Homemade Avocado hair masks recipes

1. Avocado and coconut oil

Ingredients
  • 1 avocado
  • 2–3 tbsp. coconut oil
Directions
  1. Mash the avocado in a bowl until it is free of lumps.
  2. Add two tablespoons of coconut oil to the mashed avocado and mix well.
  3. Apply this mixture to your hair and scalp. Ensure that you focus on the tips of your hair, as these are the oldest and most damaged parts.
  4. Once your hair is fully covered in the mixture, tie it into a bun and leave it or cover it with a shower cap, and wait for 20 minutes.
  5. Wash your hair with shampoo. Finish with conditioner.
How Often?

1-2 times a week.

2. Avocado, olive oil, and lemon juice

Ingredients
  • 1 avocado
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
Directions
  1. Mash the avocado, and mix in the olive oil and lemon juice.
  2. It’ll look like soupy guacamole.
  3. Apply this mixture to your hair and scalp from root to tip.
  4. Once your hair is fully covered in the mixture, tie it into a bun and leave it or cover it with a shower cap, and wait for 20 minutes.
  5. Wash your hair with shampoo. Finish with conditioner.

Note: Lemon is antifungal and may help reduce oil and dandruff.

3. Aloe and avocado

Ingredients
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 2 tbsp aloe vera gel (Fresh)
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
Directions
  1. Combine all the ingredients until you get a smooth, lump-free mixture. You can use a mixer or mixie to make sure all the ingredients are blended well.
  2. Apply this mixture to your hair and scalp.
  3. Once your hair is fully covered in the mixture, cover it with a shower cap or tie it into a bun, and wait for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Wash your hair with shampoo. Finish with conditioner.
How Often?

Twice a month.

4. Banana and avocado

Ingredients
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1/2 Avocado
Directions
  1. Mash or blend the ingredients together.
  2. Apply this mixture to your hair and scalp from root to tip.
  3. Once your hair is fully covered in the mixture, tie it into a bun and leave it or cover it with a shower cap, and wait for 20 minutes.
  4. Wash your hair with shampoo. Finish with conditioner.

Note: Banana has high silica content, so it works to smooth hair and add shine.

5. Avocado, egg, and olive oil

Ingredients
  • 1/2 Avocado
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp Olive oil
Directions
  1. Blend the ingredients together with a fork or spoon.
  2. Apply this mixture to your hair and scalp from root to tip.
  3. Once your hair is fully covered in the mixture, tie it into a bun and leave it or cover it with a shower cap, and wait for 20 minutes.
  4. Wash your hair with shampoo. Finish with conditioner.
How Often?

Once a month.

Note: In addition to the moisturizing benefits of avocado and olive oil, egg is rich in protein, which helps strengthen the hair.

Most importantly Your diet can affect hair health, One way to change your hair’s health is to eat a well-rounded, vitamin-rich diet. Vitamin and antioxidant-rich foods can help promote healthy hair growth.

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