Since hair loss has becoming a major concern for both men and women, there are lot of people undergoing hair treatments with harsh chemicals. Why go for an expensive chemical treatment, when you’ve got everything in your kitchen? 😉 These simple home made hair growth masks can help you recover from hair loss and also provides you faster hair growth.
Average hair growth for human is 0.5 inch per month. With regular trimming, hair grows at an average rate of 3 to 5 inches a year. With the regular use of these hair masks, you can grow your hair significantly faster and thicker.
Top Homemade Hair Growth Masks
1. Castor Oil And Coconut Oil Mask
Caster oil is rich in omega fatty acids, a major component contributing hair growth. It helps to immensely moisturize and nourish the hair scalp and hair.
Onion is a rich source in protein, sulfur, potassium, calcium and amino acids. It helps to provide nourishment, prevent premature graying, to fight against scalp infections and improves hair growth.
Coconut oil is rich in antioxidants and nutrients, helps in improving hair volume, growth and length. It aids in hair regrowth.
Mildly heat the mixture of coconut oil and castor oil together. Now, add two to three tablespoons of onion juice to this mixture. Mix well this mixture and apply on the scalp evenly and massage the mixture for 10 minutes. Wrap a towel around the hair to lock in the ingredients. Leave it for 30 minutes and wash it with a mild shampoo. I know the smell of this mask is a bit unpleasant but this mask is very efficient and has the ability to regrow hair even on bald spots.
2. Lemon And Aloe Mask
Egg white has proteins, potassium, sodium and magnesium. This helps to remove excess oil from hair while not drying out the scalp.
Lemon is rich in vitamin B, folic acid, vitamin C and minerals. Besides it has anti-inflammatory agents, which fights dandruff and scalp problems. It removes dead cells and deeply cleanses the scalp.
Aloe vera has vitamins, nutrients and proteins. It can easily penetrate into the scalp and fights against all hair problems, helping in a healthy progressive hair growth.
If you suffer from oily skin, this mask helps in getting rid of excess oil from scalp while promoting health of hair scalp and hair growth.
3. Ginger And Garlic Mask
Olive oil has plenty of vitamin E, biotin and minerals that aids hair growth and prevents hair loss. It adds immense nutrients to hair, essential for long and thick hair.
Ginger has fatty acids, potassium, magnesium and vitamins which helps to fight hair loss, improves texture of hair and hair growth.
Mix olive oil with garlic and ginger paste into a fine paste. Then, apply it as a hair mask and rinse after 20 to 25 minutes. This fights scalp infection and results in long healthy hair within a continued use.
Also check: 10 Simple tips to effectively prevent Hair Loss!
4. Green Tea And Apple Cider Mask
If you are a person who hates messy application, this mask is the one for you.
Green tea has vitamin B and anti-inflammatory properties. This is rich in nutrients and helps to impart immense moisture and maintains pH of hair scalp. It promotes growth by activating hair follicles.
Apple cider vinegar helps to manage frizzy hair and helps to fight hair loss. It promotes good blood circulation to scalp, hence helping in a good scalp health and growth of hair.
Mix equal parts of green tea and apple cider vinegar together well. Besides being an amazing mask, this works as a conditioner before or after applying shampoo. It works as a hair spray for instant de-tangling and imparts a healthy shine to hair.
5. Avocado And Yolk Mask
Fenugreek is rich in proteins and anti-oxidants, which aids in growth of hair, helps to improve hair complexion and fights scalp problems.
Avocado is the ultimate warehouse of vitamins, minerals and nutrients which your hair will ever need. It also strengthens hair scalp and follicles, and repairs damaged hair.
Egg yolk has plenty of essential fats, proteins and nutrients. It imparts moisture to the hair follicles and helps in fighting brittle hair. Due to its immense moisturizing properties helps in managing frizzy hair.
Soak fenugreek overnight and grind into a paste. Add this paste to a mixture of avocado paste and egg yolk. Mix this mixture and use it as a hair mask and leave it on for 20-25 minutes and rinse off with warm water. This hair mask helps to recover dry, brittle hair and results in a shinier, longer and thicker hair.
6. Coconut Milk And Honey Mask
Coconut milk is immensely blessed with hair growth nutrients like iron, potassium, fatty acids thereby prevents hair loss.
Honey is well known moisturizer. Besides its moisturizing properties, it also helps in strengthening the hair follicles that results in thicker hair.
Add one or two tablespoon of honey to coconut milk and apply as a hair mask. Rinse off with mild shampoo. This mask is guaranteed to give longer and thicker hair.
7. Henna And Amla Mask
Henna is an amazing conditioner with anti-inflammatory properties. It adds a gorgeous copper-red color to hair and also prevents greying of hair.
Amla, an another hair growing magical recipe is enriched with vitamin C and iron. It protects hair color and aids in hair growth.
Vitamin E, fatty acids present in almond oil promotes hair growth. It also adds elasticity to hair, making the hair follicles stronger.
Take amla powder and henna in 1:1 ratio and mix it with warm almond oil to form into paste. This mask helps to prevent greying of hair and protects hair color while promoting growth.
8. Banana And Yogurt Mask
Banana is rich in biotin, which helps in faster hair growth. Besides it also has nutrients and vitamins essential for healthy hair.
Yogurt has many nourishing agents for hair. The major component in it, lactic acids are helpful to moisturize hair scalp and helps in faster growth of hair follicles.
Take a ripe banana and mash it into a thin fine paste. Mix this paste with yogurt, and apply to the scalp and hair lengths. Rinse after 30 minutes. This adds a gorgeous shine to hair and helps to grow hair at a faster rate.
Make sure you are not allergic to any one of the ingredients of the mask you plan to try out.