4.18.2012

DIY hair mask: avocado, coconut milk, olive oil


can I get a show of hands for all those with dry hair? you can't see me right now, but I have two hands up. whether you have straight, wavy, or curly hair (like me), you've probably experienced dry, dull looking hair at some point or another caused by everything from hair products to heat damage (hair straighteners with the heat set to full blast...mmhmmm you know you do it!). for me it comes down to a simple combination of mild heat damage (I don't straighten my hair but I do diffuse on medium to high heat...oops), and just having naturally dry hair to begin with (curly hair is naturally dry compared to straighter hair textures).

this deep conditioning treatment is my go-to because it's so simple to make, it's all natural - you can eat it so you know it's going to be good for your hair! (actually, eating this would be another way to nourish your hair from the inside out!) - and it just works! why use a deep conditioner that is just filled with chemicals, dyes, and fragrances that are probably doing more damage to your hair??

as much as possible, I like to use all natural products on my hair. my shampoo, conditioner, and leave-in conditioner are all natural, and I use various oils to seal in the moisture after styling. the only exception is my styling gel, which isn't completely natural, but it'll have to do until I get my hands on this product. more about my hair regimen to come in a later post!

what you'll need:

1 soft avocado
1/2 cup organic coconut milk
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

mix all ingredients in a blender until smooth. make sure there are no lumps of avocado in the mixture. you don't want them stuck in your hair after. trust me.

and this is what it looks like:




apply on freshly shampooed and conditioned dry or damp hair. start by sectioning hair and applying hair mask to each section, concentrating on the ends and any particularly dry areas (like the crown).

gather hair in a bun or on top of your head and cover with a shower cap. wrap with a towel to create a steam effect inside the shower cap (this is optional, but it helps the hair absorb more moisture when steam is present).

leave in for at least an hour (feel free to leave it on as long as you like), then rinse out.

the result? soft, moisturized hair that feels nourished :)


do you know any homemade hair masks or beauty products that you can share?

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