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5 Yogurt Hair Masks That Repair Damaged Hair

5 Yogurt Hair Masks That Repair Damaged Hair

A healthy head of hair always looks good. There are a number of products that can be used to achieve healthy hair. The concern is that most products available in the market are harsh to your hair, therefore instead of giving you better results it damages your hair. In this article, we will discuss why yogurt is recommend for natural hair masks for better results. Hair masks are beneficial if not more than regular conditioners because they are able to penetrate the hair cuticles unlike typical conditioners.

For a long time, yogurt has been known to soften hair. Yogurt can be applied to the roots, rubbed on the skin, or spread on the hair strands, depending on the hair problem you want to solve. Protein which is present in yogurt helps strengthen the hair shaft, which prevents split ends and hair damage. Lactic acid in yogurt hydrates the hair to be hydrated, and when rinsing, the yogurt helps to clear away dead skin cells.

Yogurt has medical and cosmetic effects on the follicle, scalp and roots of your hair. Yogurt is packed with several nutrients such as Riboflavin that protects the weak and lifeless strands. Niacin prevents premature death of hair and protects against gray hair. On the other hand, Vitamin B12 boosts hair growth and prevents hair dandruff. Biotin helps to restore damaged hair while choline stimulates blood flow to the hair follicles. Calcium aids in giving volume, strength and density to the hair. Iodine strengthens hair follicles from the roots while phosphorus enables curls to be shiny.

Using hair masks is the best remedy for your damaged hair. Fortunately, there are several great hair masks on the market. The type of hair mask depends on the texture and type of your hair. The right hair mask for your hair can condition overly dry hair that has split ends making it feel smoother, manageable and less tangled. Some of the signs that your hair is damaged include splits, limpness, frayed ends, and brittle texture.

The following are the best yogurt masks for your hair.

1. Yogurt with Quinoa

Protein present helps to nourish dry hair. On the other hand, quinoa helps repair strands from within. There are other botanical oils like raspberry seed oil, macadamia oil and sweet almond that also help improve the texture of the hair. It also adds an unbelievable shine to your hair. This hair mask should be used twice a week for proven results.

2. Yogurt and Honey Mask

Unruly and dry hair can be hard to manage. Dry hair is caused by lack of moisture, therefore it is important to take special care by providing moisture to your dry hair. When hair is well hydrated, it is flexible, well-defined, and feels softer. Honey helps draw water from the atmosphere to your hair and has both anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties that help prevent dandruff and soothes an itchy scalp.

Ingredients

½ cup yogurt

¼ cup honey

2 tablespoon olive oil

Instructions

Mix all of the ingredients together in a bowl until well mixed, then apply the mixture to your scalp and hair by massaging it. Wear your shower cap in muslin cloth and let it rest for about 30 minutes. Rinse your hair and let it dry. Enjoy your shiny hair. Repeat this process at least twice a month to maintain the glowing hair.

3. Yogurt Hair Mask

Ingredients

1 cup of yogurt

Instructions

Take a cup of yogurt and whip it. Apply it on your scalp, hair and hair ends by massaging it well. Cover your hair with a shower cap and let it rest for 20 minutes, then wash your hair with a mild shampoo. 

4. Yogurt and Strawberry Hair Mask

This mask's nourishing components, such as coconut oil, eggs, and yogurt, help repair damaged hair. Coconut oil is responsible for stimulating hair growth and the yogurt softens the hair. Strawberry adds shine and eggs help to recover the lost minerals and vitamins that nourish the hair. When you use this mask, your hair becomes visibly silkier and soft.

Ingredients

¼ cup of yogurt

3-4 strawberries

2 tbsp of coconut oil

1 egg

Instructions

Take the coconut oil, strawberries and yogurt and blend them until you get a uniform paste. Add the egg to the paste and blend, gently. Apply the mask to dry hair and let stand for about three minutes, covered with a shower cap. After, wash hair with a natural shampoo. This process should be repeated once every two weeks for healthier-looking hair.

5. Yogurt Olive Oil Hair Mask

Internally yogurt works wonders. It helps waken sleeping hair follicles by promoting hair growth. Olive oil helps condition the hair and fatty acids are responsible for strengthening hair follicles. Sulplur in eggs helps promote hair growth and balances oil secretion therefore softens hair.

Ingredients

1 egg

1 tea spoon olive oil

2 tablespoons yogurt

Instructions

Mix all the ingredients in a blender until you achieve a smooth consistency. Apply the mixture onto wet hair and massage gently. Cover your hair with a shower cap for 15 minutes. Wash your hair using cold warm water.

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