Don’t we all want that perfect hair flip? Firstly, maintaining your hair with the same shine and moisture can be hard at times. Moreover, receding hairline in men and hair loss in women is a common problem. Here are the five best and easy homemade DIY hair masks that make your hair look sleek, promote hair growth, and prevent hair loss with their ingredients, method, benefits and cost of making it.
1. Fenugreek Coconut Hair Mask
Ingredients: Fenugreek seeds + Curd + Coconut oil
Method: Soak a bowl of fenugreek seeds overnight in water. Grind them to make a paste and add 5-6 spoons of curd and 2 tablespoons of coconut oil. Apply and wash after 2 hours. Use this fenugreek coconut hair mask once or twice a week as per requirements.
Benefits: This quick homemade hair mask helps in strengthening your roots and preventing hair loss, moisturizes, and helps control dandruff.
Cost: Fenugreek seeds costs around ₹150-200/Kg across India. The given price may vary respectively to different states. The amount of fenugreek seeds also depends on the length of hair. Considering long hair, let’s take 100gms fenugreek seeds that will cost around ₹20, ₹4 for Curd and ₹1 for coconut oil. Therefore, the accumulated estimated cost for the fenugreek coconut hair mask would be ₹25.
2. Chana Honey Hair Mask
Ingredients: Black Chana + curd + honey
Method: Soak black chana overnight. Grind and make a paste with curd, add one tablespoon of honey, apply it to your hair and let it dry for an hour.
Benefits: This easy homemade hair mask promotes hair growth and adds shine to your hair, locking its moisture and preventing hair loss.
Cost: Black chana costs around ₹100/kg across India. The given price may vary respectively to different states. The quantity of black chana also depends on the length of hair. Considering long hair, let’s take 100gms of Black Chana which will cost around ₹10, ₹5 for Curd and ₹5 for honey. Therefore, the accumulated estimated cost for the Chana honey hair mask would be ₹2o.
3. Banana Honey Hair Mask
Ingredients: Banana + honey
Method: Smash a ripened banana, add honey and apply. This DIY hair mask is the easiest and quickest and you can see the results in the first application itself.
Benefits: This easy DIY homemade hair mask nourishes the scalp, strengthens hair follicles and reduces dullness.
Cost: A banana or two costs around ₹5-6/piece across India. The given price may vary respectively to different states. Considering long hair, let’s take 2 bananas that will cost around ₹10 and ₹5 for honey. Therefore, the accumulated estimated cost for the Banana honey hair mask would be ₹15.
4. Avocado Honey Coconut Hair Mask
Ingredients: Avocado + honey + coconut milk
Method: Take half an avocado, grind it and smash it, and add 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of coconut milk. Mix them together and let them sit for about 2 hours.
Benefits: This simple homemade hair mask helps condition and gives you silky smooth, frizz-free hair. This is highly recommended for coloured hair. It also prevents hair loss.
Cost: A medium Avocado costs around ₹280/piece across India. The given price may vary respectively to different states and quality. Therefore, half avocado will cost around ₹140, ₹5 for honey and ₹5 for coconut milk. Hence, the accumulated estimated cost for the Avocado honey coconut hair mask would be ₹150. It’s quite expensive but consider this as an investment. It’s worth investing in this mask rather than a treatment.
5. Coconut neem hair mask
Ingredients: Neem leaves + coconut oil
Method: Grind 15 – 20 neem leaves and mix coconut oil. Apply to the hair and wash it after an hour.
Benefits: This easy hair mask has antifungal properties and strengthens your hair. It gives you a clear and itch-free scalp.
Cost: It’s the cheapest hair mask of all mentioned here. We can find neem leaves almost everywhere in India. Therefore, 15-20 neem leaves will cost you nothing because you’re probably going to find them in your neighbourhoods. Coconut oil will not cost you more than ₹5. Hence, the accumulated estimated cost for the Coconut neem hair mask would be ₹5. That’s way cheaper and more beneficial than shampoo.
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