Not all of us are naturally gifted with gorgeous hair by birth. Some of our friends are naturally blessed but those who are not, don’t be anxious. Nature blessed you guys with this perennial, indoor plant I.e., aloe vera with plenty of benefits for our hair.

In your backyard, probably this inexpensive, short-stemmed, green to grayish-green colored aloe vera get unnoticed for a few days but not for so long. Science reveals that this “wonder plant” contains a viscous gel that is present inside its thick, fleshly and spiny leaves with serrated margins. This mucilaginous translucent gel contains a number of vitamins, nutrients, antioxidants, proteolytic enzymes, minerals, and amino acids. This is the reason that this ingredient works magically on our hair.

How To Extract Aloe Vera Gel From The Leaves?

It is very easy to extract aloe vera gel from the leaves by following some of the simple steps. These are

Steps

  1. Cut off any of the outermost leaves of the aloe vera plant, with a sharp knife horizontally.
  2. Then, wash the leaves to remove any dirt, dust, and debris, etc.
  3. Peel off the leaves, starting from the sharp, spiny edges on both sides of the leaves.
  4. Now, place the leaves flat on the cutting board and slide your knife close to the skin carefully.
  5. Remove both of the top and bottom layers and the gel slabs are there.
  6. Slice these gel slabs and pour them in the blender until it turns into a smooth puree.
  7. If you want to store fresh aloe vera gel for a long period of time, then refrigerate it or freeze it.

If you think it’s difficult to make your own fresh aloe vera gel at home. Then, buy the ready-made versions of aloe vera gel from the market. But, in order to avoid the preservatives and for maximum benefits. It is recommended that all of you guys follow these steps of the gel extraction method and use the fresh aloe vera gel for your DIY hair masks.

Homemade Aloe Vera Hair Masks For Strong Hair

For strong and healthy hair, you can use some of our homemade aloe vera hair masks listed below.

  1. Egg And Aloe Vera Hair Mask
  2. Onion, Castor oil, And Aloe Vera Hair Mask
  3. Ginger, Honey, And Aloe Vera Hair Mask
  4. Yogurt, Turmeric, And Aloe Vera Hair Mask
  5. Honey, Coconut oil, And Aloe Vera Hair Mask
  6. Apple Cider Vinegar, And Aloe Vera Hair Mask
  7. Cinnamon, Greek yogurt And Aloe Vera Hair Mask

1. Egg And Aloe Vera Hair Mask

Hair are naturally made up of 70% keratin protein and eggs contain a large number of proteins that fulfill the damaged protein content in our hair. While aloe vera retains water content and thus hydrates your hair.

Ingredients

  • 1 egg yolk

  • 2-3 tablespoons aloe vera gel

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

Process:

  1. Whisk egg yolk with aloe vera gel in a clean bowl.
  2. Then, add olive oil in it and mix it well.
  3. Apply this mask on your clean scalp and hair for 30-45 minutes.
  4. Wash off with cold water.

Benefits Of This Mask

  • Natural protein treatment

  • Deeply nourishes

  • Moisturize your hair

  • Makes hair super soft and smooth

2. Onion, Castor oil And Aloe Vera Hair Mask

Onion is rich in sulfur content due to which it stimulates hair growth and adds volume too. Castor oil contains 90% ricinoleic acid and omega-6 and 9 fatty acids that nourish the hair shaft and prevent hair loss, split-ends, and breakage. Aloe vera contains amino acids and proteolytic enzymes that stimulate hair follicles for regrowth.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons fresh onion juice

  • 2 tablespoons aloe vera gel

  • 1 tablespoon castor oil

Process:

  1. In a clean container, mix all of the above-mentioned ingredients properly.
  2. Apply this mixture on your clean scalp and hair for about 1 hour and massage for a few minutes.
  3. Wash off.

Benefits Of This Mask

  • Boosts hair growth

  • Adds volume to hair

  • Prevents breakage and split ends

  • Adds shine and softness

3. Ginger, Honey And Aloe Vera Hair Mask

Ginger juice increases blood flow to the scalp and purifies the hair follicles. It also treats dandruff and clogged pores problem. Honey is rich in antioxidants that make hair strong and it deeply cleanses the hair follicles. Aloe vera contains a lot of vitamins and minerals that deeply condition your hair.

Ingredients

  • 2-3 tablespoons fresh ginger juice

  • 3 tablespoons aloe vera gel

  • 1 tablespoon raw honey

Process:

  1. Extract fresh ginger juice and pour it in a clean bowl.
  2. Mix aloe vera gel and honey in it.
  3. Leave this mixture on your scalp and hair for at least 1 hour.
  4. Wash your hair with a mild shampoo.

Benefits Of This Mask

  • Great conditioner

  • Treats dandruff and itchy scalp

  • Cleanses scalp

4. Yogurt, Turmeric, And Aloe Vera Hair Mask

Yogurt is enriched with vitamins, proteins, and fatty acids that help in hair growth and acts as a great conditioner. It contains lactic acid that clears dead skin cells from the scalp. Turmeric contains curcumin that halts the dihydrotestosterone DHT overproduction (a hormone that restricts hair growth). Aloe vera removes dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis etc due to its antifungal nature.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons yogurt

  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder

  • 2-3 tablespoons aloe vera gel

Process:

  1. Blend all the ingredients together to form a smooth concoction.
  2. Apply this concoction on your clean scalp and along the length of your hair for 1 hour.
  3. Wash with a mild shampoo and conditioner.

Benefits Of This Mask

  • Stops hair loss

  • Stimulate hair growth

  • Clears dead skin cells from the scalp

  • Removes dandruff

  • Repairs damaged hair

5. Honey, Coconut oil And Aloe Vera Hair Mask

Honey is an emollient that makes your hair super soft. Cold-pressed coconut oil improves blood circulation and thus supports hair growth. And aloe vera is a humectant that locks moisture and makes hair moisturized.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon organic honey

  • 2 tablespoons cold-pressed coconut oil

  • 3 tablespoons aloe vera gel

Process:

  1. Mix honey and coconut oil in a clean container.
  2. Then, add aloe vera gel in it and mix nicely to form a smooth paste.
  3. Apply this paste on your scalp and hair and then massage for a few minutes.
  4. Leave it for 1 hour and then wash off.

Benefits Of This Mask

  • Locks moisture in the hair shaft

  • Deeply nourish our hair

  • Makes hair shiny and soft

6. Apple Cider Vinegar, Vitamin E oil And Aloe Vera Hair Mask

Apple cider vinegar has astringent properties that help to detangle your hair. It removes dandruff and itchy scalp due to its antimicrobial properties. Vitamin E oil boosts blood circulation and deeply moisturizes your hair. Aloe vera restores the PH level of our hair and deeply cleans them.

Ingredients

  • 1-2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon vitamin E oil

  • 2-3 tablespoons aloe vera gel

Process:

  1. Blend all the ingredients well to form a smooth paste.
  2. Apply this paste on your scalp and hair for 45 minutes and then wash off.

Benefits Of This Mask

  • Detangles our hair

  • Treats scalp itchiness

  • Promotes healthy hair growth

  • Increases blood circulation to our scalp

  • Balances scalp oil production

7. Cinnamon, Greek Yogurt And Aloe Vera Hair Mask

Cinnamon increases hair growth and exfoliates dead skin cells from the scalp. Greek yogurt is full of nutrients and proteins that promote healthy hair growth. Due to lactic acid, it cleanses your scalp and removes dead skin cells from it. Aloe vera is enriched with vitamins, amino acids, and proteolytic enzymes that are helpful in healthy hair growth.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder

  • 2 tablespoons Greek yogurt

  • 2 tablespoons aloe vera gel

Process:

  1. In a clean bowl, add Greek yogurt and then aloe vera gel in it.
  2. Add powdered cinnamon in it and then mix all of them properly.
  3. Apply it on your scalp and along the ends of your hair for 30-45 minutes.
  4. Wash with a mild shampoo.

Benefits Of This Mask

  • Soothing effect on the scalp

  • Increases hair growth

  • Cleanses scalp

  • Exfoliates dead skin cells from the scalp

  • Deeply moisturizes our scalp

For getting healthy, shiny, and gorgeous hair, you should properly cleanse and exfoliate your scalp. Also, pamper it with the above-mentioned aloe vera hair masks. In this way, you can speed up the time-consuming hair growth process and got a solution to your hair woes.

Which aloe vera hair mask works best for you, let us know in the comments section below.

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