Natural home remedies for damaged hair and dry scalp

Hair can transform the way you look. However, popular products can damage the hair shaft and dry or strip the hair. A dry and itchy scalp is not only uncomfortable, it may also look unsighthealthy-hairly. A good, natural or organic shampoo that contains nourishing botanical ingredients, along with occasional deep conditioning treatment, is all your hair really needs.

If your hair is dry, damage and has lost its shine, try this revitalizing mask:

  • 1 avocado for long (½ for short) hair
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Mix together until creamy. Apply to hair, cover with plastic shower cap or plastic wrap, and leave for 0,5-1 hour. Rinse, then shampoo and condition hair as normal.

Yogurt mask will bring back the moisture, leaving your hair silky and manageable.

  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise

Mix the ingredients. Massage into wet hair, cover with plastic shower cap or plastic wrap, and leave for 0,5-1 hour. Rinse, then shampoo and condition hair as normal. Rinse with cold water.

Fruit smoothie will leave your hair nourished and replenished with a beautiful healthy shine.

  • 1 banana
  • 1/4 cantaloupe
  • 1 tbls wheat germ oil
  • 1 vitamin E capsule

Blend the ingredients. Apply to hair, cover with plastic shower cap or plastic wrap, and leave for 30 minutes. Rinse, then shampoo and condition hair as normal.

Try to make your own fresh shampoo, using a shampoo base that has been purchased. Peppermint and teat tree shampoo is simple yet effective for really dry problems scalp:

  • 2 drops peppermint essential oil
  • 2 drops tea tree essential oil
  • 4 tbsp shampoo base

Mix the oils thoroughly with the base. Shampoo as usual, leaving the lather in the hair for a few minutes before rinsing



8 comments to Natural home remedies for damaged hair and dry scalp

  • Hair Care

    Damaged and dry scalp can be treated successfully at home by the use of Banana, olive oil, honey, egg yolk, wheat germ oil etc. If some one wants to use shampoo then they should choose such shampoos which contain botanical ingredients free from harmful chemicals. Now days people follow hair tips of expert in order to get healthy and shiny hair. However there are numerous options available for loss hair and baldness in cosmetic surgery clinics which includes hair restoration, hair transplantation and hair replacement treatments which give permanent solutions through one time treatment.

  • anonymous

    hi i was wondering if i can make a hydrating hair mask using only bananas and honey to bring back the softness and shine to my dry hair please let me know thank you

  • Lara

    Thank you this wonderful information.It really help me alot

  • Excel

    Hi! thanks a million times,this has been helping me a lot.

  • Love long hair

    I use a burdock oil and nettle rinse for my hair.

  • charles

    Wow, this is great info, I have been looking for a natural remedy for so long now! Thanks!

  • I am an African American and am trying to go natural, however; with extremely coarse and dry hair that gets tangled and easily pops and breaks I find it discouraging. Do you have a remedy for making the roots and the hair itself manageable and solve the above problems?

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