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DIY: 15 Homemade Masks for Hair Fall Rescue

Hair fall is one such problem that can occur at any age, to anybody. There could be numerous reasons for hair fall such as genetic factors, heredity, environmental factors, stress, depression, pregnancy, and malnutrition. It is really crucial to treat the problem quickly. If it is not treated within time, it may result into baldness. So, it is always advisable to get to know the root cause of the hair fall and destroy that very cause, in order to get healthy and strong strands.

For the sake of rescuing your strands, one can opt for options such as over-the-counter medications, lotions, serums, etc. But such treatments can be quite expensive and the chemicals used in them, may sometimes cause other severe conditions. So, one can use natural yet efficacious remedies at home to reduce hair fall.

Here are some simple and effective recipes to prevent hair loss.

1. Egg Yolk and Green Tea Mask

Eggs are a rich source of protein that helps strengthen hair follicles. Besides, they are also rich in vitamins; vitamin A prevents dandruff, vitamin B improves oxygen supply to hair, vitamin D promotes growth and vitamin E improves blood circulation. Green tea is an excellent antioxidant and a hair growth stimulant.

Ingredients

  • Egg Yolk – 1
  • Green tea – 2 tablespoons

Method

What all you need to do is mix well both the ingredients until you reach a frothy consistency. Apply the mask evenly onto your entire scalp covering roots and length. Cover it up with a shower cap and let it sit for a minimum of 30 minutes. Use this mask at least thrice a week for optimum benefit.

2. Hair Oil and Vitamin E Hair Mask

Ingredients

  • Hair oils (coconut oil, sweet almond oil, jojoba oil, olive oil)
  • Vitamin E capsules – 3

Method

All the oils that you are going to use in this mask are deep conditioning, nourishing, and cleansing in nature. Combine them all in a mixing bowl and crush vitamin E capsules into the mix. Massage this mix onto your scalp for 10 minutes and then leave it overnight. Repeat this process on every alternate day for maximum benefit.

3. Onion Hair Mask

It sounds weird but onion helps prevent hair breakages and damage caused to the scalp.

Ingredients

  • Onions – 3
  • Alum

Method

For preparing this hair mask, peel, crush and get the juice of onions. Mix the obtained juice with alum and apply onto washed, dry hair. Leave the mask overnight and wrap your hair with a towel. Next morning, wash it off with plenty of water so that odor completely vanishes. Repeat it at least twice a week for best results.

4. Egg Yolk and Banana Hair Mask

Ingredients

  • Ripe banana – 1
  • Egg yolk – 1

Method

Mash ripe banana properly so that there are no chunks. Mix it with egg yolk. Now, apply the resultant mask onto your scalp and leave it for a minimum of 30-40 minutes. Rinse it off with a mild shampoo and lukewarm water.

5. Honey Mask

Honey is a naturally hydrating agent for hair and it moisturizes hair while nourishing and deep cleansing it. Besides, it also aids hair loss.

Ingredients

  • Honey – 1 spoon
  • Rum – 1 tablespoon
  • Egg yolk
  • Castor oil
  • Vitamin A and E capsules

Method

For making this terrific hair mask, you need to mix honey with some castor oil, egg yolk, and rum. For added benefits, crush a capsule each of vitamin A and E. Apply the mask generously onto scalp covering roots and lengths. Wrap up your hair in a hot towel and wait for a minimum of 1 hour, before you rinse it off. It is advisable to use a baby shampoo or any other mild shampoo to rinse your hair, as hard shampoos will further deteriorate the scalp condition.

6. Egg Yolk and Onion Hair Mask

This is another efficacious mask to prevent hair loss and make hair super lustrous.

Ingredients

  • Egg yolk – 1
  • Olive oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Onion juice (freshly squeezed) – 2 tablespoons
  • Honey – 1 teaspoon

Method

Mix well all the ingredients. This mask is applied in two steps –firstly, it is applied only in the roots with a brush applicator; and secondly, it is applied onto the entire length.

7. Honey, Aloe Juice, and Garlic Juice

Ingredients

  • Garlic juice – 1 teaspoon
  • Aloe juice – 2 tablespoons
  • Honey – 1 tablespoon
  • Egg yolk – 1 tablespoon

Method

Combine all the ingredients. The advantage of this hair mask is that you can prepare it in advance and store it in the refrigerator. Before you use it, add 1 tablespoon egg yolk to it and mix well. Apply the mask onto your hair and leave it for 20 minutes. Rinse off your hair as usual.

8. Avocado Hair Mask

Ingredients

  • Olive oil – 2 tablespoons
  • Honey – 1 tablespoon
  • Ripe avocado (mashed) – 1

Method

Add olive oil and honey to mashed avocado. Mix until you get creamy texture. Apply it on your strands. Rinse off with gentle hair shampoo after 20 minutes. This mask is best for rough and dry hair.

9. Yogurt and Egg Mask

Ingredients

  • Plain yogurt – ¼ cup
  • Egg – 1
  • Mayonnaise – ¼ cup

Method

Whip egg so that it turns foamy. Add yogurt and mayonnaise to the whipped egg. Apply the mask on your scalp and wrap a plastic cover on your head. Leave it for an hour. Use mild shampoo and cold water to wash it out.

10. Oatmeal Hair Mask

Ingredients

  • Fresh milk – 1 tablespoon
  • Oats – 1 tablespoon

Method

Prepare a thick paste by mixing both the ingredients. Comb your hair before applying this mask. Keep it for 20 minutes. Wash off thoroughly with mild shampoo and water.

11. Egg Yolk and Coffee Mask

Ingredients

  • Coffee – ¼ cup
  • Egg yolk – 1

Method

Mix well both the ingredients. Apply the mask from hair roots to ends. Massage your scalp for 1-2 minutes. Wrap a shower cap and wait for 35-40 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water.

12. Potato Hair Mask

Ingredients

  • Large potato -1
  • Aloe vera gel – 2 tablespoons
  • Honey – 2 tablespoons

Method

Grate a peeled potato and extract its juice. Mix it with honey and aloe vera gel. Stir this mixture well. Spread the mask on your hair and put on a shower cap. After 2 hours, rinse off with warm water.

13. Hibiscus Hair Mask

Ingredients

  • Hibiscus petals
  • Raw milk
  • Olive oil

Method

Soak hibiscus petals in water overnight. In the morning, blend them with raw milk or olive oil. Apply this mask on your hair. Rinse with water after 20-25 minutes. This pack will make your strands silky and soft.

14. Fenugreek Hair Mask

Ingredients

  • Fenugreek seeds

Method

Soak fenugreek seeds in water for a night. Grind them in the morning to get a thick paste. Apply it on your head. Leave it on for 20-25 minutes. Before rinsing off with a mild shampoo, massage your head.

15. Coconut – Olive Oil Mask

Ingredients

  • Olive oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Coconut oil – 2 tablespoons

Method

Mix both the oils. Apply it from roots to tips of your hair. Wrap your hair with a shower cap. Rinse off with a mild herbal shampoo, after an hour. This is the best mask to provide the needed nourishment to your dull hair.

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