If you want perfect and healthy hair, then use yogurt for hair masks. As this natural remedy works wonder for your hair. Studies also show that natural remedies are used in Palestine for the treatment of scalp and hair disorders.
Hair and hairstyles dominate our personalities. That is why, even in our busy schedules, we want to look good with a different hairstyle every day. But unfortunately, we can’t enjoy these different hair looks due to weak hair. Also this hair styling involves a lot of hair breakage due to the use of harsh chemical-based hair styling products and hot styling tools, etc.
But as a nature lover, we go for a safer side and personally prefer to use DIY hair masks on our hair to avoid the side effects of harsh chemicals used in commercial products. And trust me, they work really great for your hair issues. Because they make your hair strong, healthy, and repair any frizz and damage.
What Makes Yogurt Favorable For Hair
Yogurt proved to be quite favorable for our hair as it is loaded with potassium, magnesium, calcium, zinc, lactic acid, proteins, vitamin D, vitamin B 5, B12, and vitamin B2 or riboflavin.
It deeply penetrates in our hair shafts and conditions them naturally. It contains lactic acid that not only moisturizes our hair but also removes dead skin cells from the scalp.
The presence of proteins in yogurt make hair strong, healthy, and cure hair damage and split-ends problem. Besides this, yogurt contains minerals like calcium that increase volume in your hair while zinc promotes hair growth. It also contains B vitamins that stimulate hair growth and prevent hair loss.
Yogurt is known for its anti-fungal properties which help in removing dandruff from the scalp. It also provides a soothing and cooling effect on our scalp.
Why Choose Yogurt For DIY Hair Mask
In the DIY hair masks, yogurt is placed at the top of the preference list. The reason why we choose yogurt for the DIY hair masks is that it is enriched with nutrients, vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, proteins, and probiotics that do wonder for our hair. So, both topical and oral use of yogurt is beneficial for our hair.
Research also shows that nutritional deficiency may impact both hair structure and hair growth. While multiple deficiencies may lead to hair loss. These deficiencies may arise due to genetic disorders, medical conditions, or dietary practices.
Quick And Easy Homemade Yogurt Hair Masks
By using the following homemade yogurt hair masks, you will notice a big difference in your hair texture and hair growth, etc.
Here is a list of quick and easy-to-make homemade yogurt hair masks.
- Egg And Yogurt Hair Mask
- Aloe Vera And Yogurt Hair Mask
- Banana And Yogurt Hair Mask
- Honey And Yogurt Hair Mask
- Avocado And Yogurt Hair Mask
1. Egg And Yogurt Hair Mask
Eggs are the rich source of biotin and omega-3 fatty acids which help in hair growth. Yogurt is full of proteins and nutrients that nourish your hair for growth. While turmeric contains curcumin that prevents hair fall.
1 organic egg
2 tablespoons yogurt
1/4th teaspoon turmeric powder
In a small mixing bowl, whisk the egg properly. Then, mix yogurt and turmeric in it, until it forms a thick paste. Now apply this hair mask on your clean hair from roots to the tips. Cover your hair with a shower cap to avoid any drip off. Leave it for 30 minutes and then wash your hair with a shampoo and cool water.
Your hair growth is improved with this mask and it also nourishes your scalp and hair. Hair fall is also reduced to a great extent by using this mask.
2. Aloe Vera And Yogurt Hair Mask
Aloe vera has anti-fungal properties that combat flaky dead cells and dandruff. Being rich in vitamins, minerals, and proteins, aloe vera gel also nourishes our scalp and hair. Honey has anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties due to which it reduces dandruff and heals the itchy scalp.
1/4th cup plain yogurt
2 tablespoons aloe vera gel
1 tablespoon raw honey
In a clean container, mix all the above-mentioned ingredients until it forms a smooth mixture. Apply this mixture on your hair roots and all along the hair length for 45 minutes. Massage it for a few minutes and then wash it off with a mild shampoo.
This hair mask helps in healthy hair growth and moisturizes your hair deeply. It also removes dandruff and soothes itchy scalp.
3. Banana And Yogurt Hair Mask
Banana is enriched with potassium, carbohydrates, vitamins, and proteins that make hair soft, prevent split-ends, dandruff, and breakage. It hydrates and makes hair shiny. Extra-virgin coconut oil contains vitamins and essential fatty acids that help in faster hair growth and nourish the scalp.
Studies show the use of coconut oil prevents hair damage. As it is a triglyceride of lauric acid and has a high affinity for hair proteins. Also because of its low molecular weight and straight linear chain, it is able to penetrate inside the hair shaft.
1 ripe banana
½ cup yogurt
2 tablespoons extra-virgin coconut oil
Take a clean bowl and mash the ripped banana with the help of a fork. Mash it completely until there are no lumps. Then, mix yogurt and coconut oil in it properly until it forms a smooth consistent paste. Apply this paste on your clean scalp and hair and cover your head with the shower cap for 20-30 minutes. Wash off with a shampoo.
This hair mask cleanses your scalp and hydrates it. It also controls the frizz of our hair and promotes its growth. Hair becomes soft and shiny after rinsing this hair mask.
4.Honey And Yogurt Hair Mask
Honey has antioxidant properties that prevent hair breakage and strengthen hair follicles. It has anti-microbial, anti-fungal, and anti-inflammatory properties that halt dandruff and treat itchiness of our scalp. While extra-virgin olive oil contains fatty acids that make hair follicles strong. Lemon removes excessive oil or sebum on the scalp and also removes dandruff.
½ cup plain yogurt
1-2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon raw honey
1 teaspoon lemon juice
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl until it forms a smooth mixture. Apply this mixture on the scalp and hair. Leave it for 30-45 minutes and then wash off with a shampoo.
This is an anti-dandruff hair mask as it removes dandruff, treats oily, flaky, and itchy scalp.
5. Avocado And Yogurt Hair Mask
Avocado contains vitamin A, C, B, E, and K that are required for hair growth and repair damage on our scalp. Indian gooseberry (amla) oil stimulates hair growth, wards off dandruff, scalp infections, and premature graying of hair.
1 cup yogurt
½ ripe avocado
2 tablespoons Indian gooseberry (amla) oil
Blend all the above mentioned ingredients until the mixture contains no lumps and the mixture turns into a smooth consistency. Apply this mixture from the hair roots to hair tips. Massage for a few minutes and then leave it for 20 minute. Wash off with a shampoo.
This hair mask is extremely nourishing and conditioning for our hair.
Trust me, these all yogurt hair masks work magically on your hair and if yogurt treatments proved beneficial for your hair woes, then let us know about your experience in then comments section below.
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