Healthy looking hair doesn't come easy and sometimes you need to work on it and let's be honest having soft and shiny hair gives our confidence the boost we need.
After years of using straightening irons or chemical products, you have probably noticed that repeated straightening with heat or chemicals actually weakens the hair -which leads to other problems such as breakage and hair loss. Sun rays and lack of moisture can also contribute to damaged hair. Thus, your hair needs to be revitalized.
Luckily you may not have to spend your hard earned money in expensive hair masks and treatments, you can get healthier hair with ingredients you may already have at home.
All you need is coconut milk and bananas. Nope, this is not a recipe for a milkshake, this is for you hair! Prepared to be impress with this recipe that has proven to be an amazing deep-conditioning. A combination of the two becomes an effective deep conditioner for your hair. It’s easy to make, will nourish your hair and leave you with soft, smooth and shiny tresses.
Why does it work? A banana hair mask can also reportedly moisturize your hair and help relieve a dry, itchy scalp.
Bananas are rich in potassium that strengthens hair, minimizes breakage by restoring your hair’s natural elasticity, and facilitates repair of damaged hair. Bananas also moisturize your hair as they contain natural oils and about 75% water. Strong, moisturized hair is less prone to frizzing and tangling. In addition, the fruit is packed with vitamin A, B6, C and E, as well as zinc and iron.
As you can see, bananas are an excellent source of vitamins, magnesium, potassium, and silicon. Also conditions your hair and replenishes damaged hair endings, making your tresses soft and bouncy.
Then we have coconut milk; which is loaded with antioxidants and fats. It conditions and fortifies your hair with proteins and oils.
Make sure to give this hair mask a try, your hair will appreciate it.
Blend together two ripe bananas and half a cup of coconut milk.
Coat your hair in the mixture and let it sit for 30 minutes.
Then wash the mask out of your hair.