#HealthBytes: Top 5 homemade protein treatments for stronger, healthier hairLast updated on Oct 25, 2019, 11:54 am
Exposure to chemicals-infused hair products, frequent contact with heat, and pollution take away the protein-content of your hair (ie. keratin and essential amino acids), leading to hair damage and dryness.
So, if your hair feel mushy, and break often, you might need to give it a protein treatment.
Here are 5 natural, homemade protein treatments for getting stronger and healthier hair.
Coconut Milk Hair Treatment
Packed with saturated fatty acids and vitamins B, C and E, coconut milk fills up damaged protein spots, conditions your hair, and fights dandruff.
To prepare, take three tablespoon of coconut milk, and heat it on low flame for nearly a minute.
Next, use the warm oil to massage your scalp and hair, and leave overnight.
Shampoo it the following day. Use conditioner too.
Eggs and Yogurt Hair Pack
Protein-rich eggs and yogurt help cleanse your scalp and hair, and will give shine and smoothness to your hair.
To prepare this hair-pack, beat eggs and yogurt together in a bowl to form a thick paste.
Next, apply this mixture to your hair and scalp.
Leave it on for 30 minutes, then clean with cool water.
Finally, shampoo and condition your hair.
Banana and Avocado Hair treatment
Rich in amino acids, essential vitamins and antioxidants, the Banana-Avocado hair-pack will help provide protein nourishment to your hair, and ensure damage protection.
Start by taking a banana and an avocado. Mash them together.
To this mixture, add a tablespoon each of wheat-germ oil, and rose oil.
Apply the mix to your hair.
Rinse with cool-water after an hour. Finally, shampoo and condition.
Egg Yolk and Honey hair treatment
This hair pack will help supply protein nourishment as well as ample moisture to your hair.
Start by taking an egg yolk, 1 tbsp honey, and 1 tbsp almond oil.
Next, mix these ingredients in a bowl to get a smooth mix.
Apply to your hair and leave it on for 15-20 minutes.
Rinse with cool water, followed by shampooing and conditioning.
Mayonnaise and Avocado Hair Pack
Filled with fatty oils and protein, the Mayonnaise-Avocado hair pack will give the much-needed lustre and strength to your hair.
For this, you'll need 1 tbsp mayonnaise, and 1 ripe avocado.
Mash the avocado, add mayonnaise to it, and mix well.
Apply this mix to your hair, and leave for an hour.
Rinse with cool water.
In the end, shampoo and condition your hair.