8 Moisturizing Hair Masks Made with Honey

· May 4, 2017
Did you know honey has hydrating powers you can use in moisturizing hair masks? These masks are also packed with vitamins and minerals!

Honey is a natural sweetener that can be used in endless ways, including in natural hair masks.

It does all kinds of things for your body, including:

  • Relieving your cough
  • Improving your memory
  • Healing wounds
  • Helping metabolizes alcohol

You should also know that honey is very moisturizing and full of nutrition and hydration for your hair. It also counteracts excessive hair loss and dandruff while giving it a wonderful shine.

Get all this and more by reading below and trying these honey hair masks.

1. Milk and honey hair mask

Your hair is made up of proteins that are necessary for growth and continual healing.

Using milk with the honey fosters hair growth and vitality.


  • 2 tablespoons of honey (50 g)
  • 1/2 cup of milk (125 ml)


  • Mix the two ingredients together, and once well-mixed, apply to your hair.
  • Massage from the roots to the ends.
  • Let sit for 15 minutes and then rinse with plenty of water.

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2. Aloe vera and honey hair mask

Our second honey hair mask is an exceptional moisturizer for your scalp and hair follicles.

It is high in vitamins and minerals that will give your hair strength, vitality, and shine.


  • 1 aloe vera leaf
  • 1 tablespoon of honey (25 g)


  • Extract the gel from the aloe vera leaf, mix with the honey, and after applying to your hair, let sit for an hour or two.
  • Finish by washing your hair with a mild shampoo.

3. Coconut oil and honey hair mask

Our third honey hair mask can also be used as a makeup remover, eye cream, and a treatment to help reduce any flabby skin you may have on your arms or thighs.


  • 1 tablespoon of honey (25 g)
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil (30 g)


  • Mix the two ingredients very well.
  • Apply to your hair and let sit for 2 hours before rinsing with plenty of warm water.

You don’t need to use shampoo with this mask, though it doesn’t hurt as long as it’s natural.

4. Yogurt and honey hair mask

High in lactic acid, yogurt is an ideal accompaniment to honey for hair masks.

These two ingredients together create a mask that prevents hair loss and helps your hair get back to full strength.


  • 1 tablespoon of yogurt (12.5 g)
  • 2 tablespoons of honey (50 g)


  • Mix the two ingredients together and apply the resulting cream to your hair.
  • Massage gently to makes sure it penetrates deeply into the strands and let sit for an hour.
  • Rinse with warm water.

5. Oat and honey hair mask

Oats are such a wonderful, complete food that they’re not just great for your diet but also for supporting the health of your scalp.

This mask gets rid of dandruff as well as scalp inflammation and irritation.


  • 1/2 cup of oat flour (25 g)
  • 2 tablespoons of honey (50 g)
  • 10 drops of almond oil


  • Mix all the ingredients together, apply to your hair, and let sit for an hour.
  • Wash and condition as usual.

6. Citrus mask with strawberry and lemon

Strawberries are rich in antioxidants and minerals, giving them the ability to gradually help restore weakened hair.

As for lemons, they have clarifying powers that result in naturally shiny hair.

Together the two ingredients moisturize your hair, eliminate dandruff, and help with any irritation.


  • 3 strawberries
  • The juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons of honey (50 g)


  • Mash the strawberries and mix with the lemon juice and honey.
  • Apply to your hair and cover with a hot towel or shower cap.
  • Let sit for an hour.
  • Wash and condition as usual.

7. Avocado and honey hair mask

This mask helps make your hair strong again and prevent split ends.

The high water and oil content of avocados make them an instant, nutritious moisturizer.

This mask is ideal for people with dry hair or who straighten it a lot or otherwise use excessive heat on their hair.


  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 3 tablespoons of honey (75 g)


  • Mash the avocado and mix it with the honey.
  • Apply the mixture to your hair, cover with a towel, and let sit for an hour.
  • After this time, wash your hair as usual.

“We recommend reading: Discover the Causes of Thinning Hair and Foods to Help Prevent It”

8. Banana and honey hair mask

Our last honey hair mask contains high levels of zinc. This mineral helps strengthen your hair while preventing hair loss as well.

In addition, if you have an overripe banana that you won’t use in time, this is a good way to make use of it.


  • 1 ripe banana
  • 2 tablespoons of honey (50 g)


  • Mash the banana to form a paste.
  • Add the honey and mix well.
  • Apply to your hair and cover with a hot towel or shower cap.
  • Let sit for an hour before washing and conditioning like usual.

Note: Banana can be hard to wash out, so you can add a little oil to the recipe to make it smoother and easier to wash. You can also use warm water to rinse.

Any of these honey masks will have immediate results– even better than you’d get in a beauty salon.

And since they’re both natural and budget-friendly, you can use them as much as you want!