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Natural avocado masks are an excellent option for those with very dry hair, as it is a delicious fruit rich in B-complex vitamins that help to deeply hydrate the strands and enhance the shine of the hair. These homemade masks allow you to maintain your hair's vitality and he althy appearance in an economical way, treating and preventing split ends.
Furthermore, to eliminate split ends, you can always resort to Velatherapy, a technique that uses the fire of a candle to burn the split ends of the hair. See how this technique is done in Learn how the Hair Candle Treatment is Done.
1. Honey Avocado Mask
When mixed with honey, avocado, it keeps the hair hydrated while giving it a soft and shiny appearance.
- 1 large, ripe avocado;
- 1 tablespoon of honey.
Mash the avocado in a bowl and add the honey, stirring until you get a homogeneous mixture. Afterwards, moisten the hair a little with warm water and apply the mask all over the hair, avoiding placing it less than 2 cm from the root.
Wrap the hair with a shower cap and let the mask act for approximately 30 minutes. After that time, remove the mask, washing your hair with warm water and shampoo of your choice.
2. Carrot and Almond Avocado Mask
This blend contains fats, oils and vitamins that help strengthen hair strands, restoring hair life.
This mask that we present should be applied to the hair once a week, especially in cases where the hair becomes dry quickly. It's a cheap and quick option that will always leave your hair looking perfect and well-nourished.
- 1 carrot;
- ½ avocado;
- 1 tablespoon of honey;
- 1 tablespoon of almonds;
- 1 plain yogurt and a vitamin E capsule.
Start by cutting the carrot into small pieces and removing the pulp from the avocado. Then add all the ingredients in the blender and mix well.
Apply the mixture from the roots to the ends, with gentle movements, but without applying directly to the roots, leaving about 2 cm of hair unmixed. Wrap your hair in a thermal cap and let the mask act for approximately 20 minutes.
Finally, wash your hair with ice water and apply a shampoo and conditioner of your choice.
3. Avocado Mask with Olive Oil and Lemon
Olive oil and avocado oils are perfect for nourishing hair strands, deeply hydrating them and leaving hair stronger and less brittle. In addition, lemon cleanses the scalp and stimulates hair growth.
- 1 medium avocado;
- ¼ of oil;
- 1 tablespoon of lemon juice.
Peel the avocado, crush it and then mix it in a bowl with the olive oil and lemon juice. Then apply the mixture to your hair, but avoid applying it directly to the root. Let the mixture sit on the hair for 20 minutes and then remove with plenty of cold water and an anti-dandruff shampoo, rinsing very well to remove the lemon.