Hydrate Your Hair With These 5 Natural Remedies

19 December, 2019
In addition to moisturizing dry hair, honey acts as a conditioner and helps prevent frizz, while providing extra nutrients

There are a wide variety of external and internal factors that can damage your hair. Although there are many products to take care of and hydrate your hair, direct exposure to the sun, toxins and dehydration can make it look dull and dry.

It’s true that many people have to deal with this problem for genetic reasons. However, most of the time it is due to the practice of bad habits or to the excessive use of elements of heat and chemical substances.

Currently, there are many professional methods that help rehydrate your hair follicles and strands so that your hair will look shiny and silky again. However, there are also alternative solutions that, combining 100% natural ingredients, give excellent results.

Would you like to know them?

In this article, we want to share 5 interesting remedies so that you don’t hesitate to add them to your hair beauty routine, especially if you notice signs of dryness like frizz or split ends.

1. Avocado, honey and egg yolk

Avocado Honey and Egg Yolk

Rich in fatty acids, amino acids and enzymes, this treatment of natural origin is a great option to repair dry and damaged hair.

Its nutrients are quickly absorbed through the follicles, moistening the strands from the roots.


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


  • Cut a ripe avocado and extract the pulp.
  • Pour into a bowl and mix with the tablespoons of honey and egg yolk.
  • Make sure you get a creamy and smooth paste.

Application mode

  • Separate your hair into several strands and rub the treatment from the scalp to the ends.
  • Cover it with a hat and let it sit for 30 minutes.
  • Rinse with plenty of water.
  • Repeat its use at least 3 times a week.

Read also: How to Stop Hair Loss With Coconut Water and Lemon

2. Milk, egg and almond oil

Both milk and egg contain proteins that help repair dry and brittle hair. In this case, you can combine them with almond oil, an ingredient whose fatty acids leave the strands silky.


  • ½ cup of milk (125 ml)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons of almond oil (30 g)


  • Pour the milk into a bowl and mix it with the egg.
  • Add the tablespoons of almond oil and beat everything until it’s mixed well.

Application mode

  • Moisten your hair and distribute the treatment evenly.
  • Let it sit for 30 to 40 minutes and rinse.
  • Use it 2 times a week.

3. Avocado and natural yogurt

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This popular hair treatment is also known as “White guacamole”. It combines two ingredients that are rich in proteins, calcium and fatty acids, with beneficial nutrients to revitalize battered and lifeless hair.


  • 1 ripe avocado
  • ¼ cup of natural yogurt (100 g)


  • Remove the pulp from a ripe avocado and crush it into a paste.
  • Mix it in a bowl with the natural yogurt.

Application mode

  • Rub the treatment on dry hair, until it is completely covered.
  • Wait for it to sit 40 minutes and rinse.
  • Repeat its use 2 or 3 times a week.

4. Cocoa butter and coconut oil

Cocoa Butter and Coconut Oil

This treatment contains powerful antioxidants that help protect hair against the negative effects of free radicals. Their fats superimpose oils that are lost by hair follicles, dramatically reducing dryness.


  • 2 tablespoons of cocoa butter (30 g)
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil (15 g)


  • Heat the cocoa butter in a bain-marie.
  • When it is melted, add the coconut oil and stir to mix well.
  • Turn off the heat and let it sit at room temperature.

Application mode

  • Before the product solidifies, take a small amount and rub it all over your hair and scalp.
  • Let it sit for 30 minutes and rinse.
  • Use it 3 times a week.

See also: Do You Have Split Ends?  Fix Them With These 5 Homemade Hair Treatments

5. Pumpkin and honey

Pumpkin and Honey Hair Mask

Because of its high content of essential nutrients, pumpkin can be used as a natural conditioner to moisturize your hair. It’s easy on damaged hair and fights weakness and hair loss.


  • 2 pumpkin slices
  • 3 tablespoons of honey (75 g)


  • Cook the pumpkin slices until they soften.
  • Grind them with a fork and mix with honey.

Application mode

  • Moisten your hair and rub in the treatment with a gentle massage.
  • Make sure you cover it completely and let it sit for 30 minutes.
  • Rinse with plenty of water.
  • Repeat its use 2 times a week.

As you can see, there are many natural options to rehydrate dry hair without spending too much money. Choose the one that catches your attention and be consistent with its use to achieve good results.

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