Moisture mask for hair
We all know that summer’s heat can be harsh on the skin, which is why we wear sunscreen and moisturize our skin—but what about our locks? It turns out that summer’s heat, paired with the salty water on the beach can really damage the hair’s follicles. Take on the rest of your summer and protect and repair your hair from damage with this DIY Ultimate Moisture Hair Mask.
The benefits of this recipe include adding shine and softness to the hair, preventing hair breakage and split ends, promoting growth, making hair strands stronger, restoring split ends, taming frizz and making hair feel hydrated and moisturized.
1 Tbsp of coconut oil, melted
1 Tbsp of argan oil
1 Tbsp of honey
¼ of an avocado, mashed
*Specific measurements will vary depending on the amount of hair you have. If you have a lot of hair, double or triple the ingredients. If you have shorter hair, cut the recipe in half.
Mix the ingredients in a bowl and apply to the hair from top to bottom. Put on a shower cap and let it sit for 20 minutes. Rinse out completely.
If you have some of the mixture left over—put it in a container and refrigerate. Use within a week.
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Author: Charmaine Millaire is the editor of Optimyz Magazine (print and digital!) A graduate of King’s School of Journalism and a frequent article write for Optimyz as well. She’s an active yoga enthusiast and makes some amazing smoothies too!