Remedies for Dyed and Damaged Hair

Many women love changing their hair color.  Not only that, we oftentimes tend to damage our hair too much by using flat irons, blowdryers and chemical products harm its health.  So how do you recover or improve damaged hair?  Don’t worry, there are home remedies that can help you keep your shine.

How to care for dyed and damaged hair

We know, when your hair is recently dyed it looks perfect and shiny.  But after few washes, it can turn dry and dull, a pale tone that always ends up causing worry, especially because of how rough and uncomfortable it is.  So what can you do?  We’re going to give you several home recipes that can help treat both dyed and damaged hair in this article.  Take note.

Aloe vera and beer mask

Aloe-vera-stretch marks

Does this surprise you?  Yes…you read correctly.  Believe it or not but barley is perfect for repairing, and most of all, for making your hair shiny.  This is a simple recipe, and it is well known among celebrities.  Combing beer’s properties with the reparation strength of aloe vera makes this mask one resource that you should keep in mind to use at least twice a week.

What do you need?

  • Half a glass of beer
  • Two aloe vera stalks
  • One tablespoon of olive oil

How to prepare it

This is easy.  Take the glass of beer and squeeze the aloe pulp into it.  Try to mix the ingredients together with the tablespoon of olive oil.  This might be hard at first, but if you keep on stirring, they will blend.  Apply to your hair, massaging it in for 15 minutes from the roots to the tips.  Afterwards, rinse with warm – never hot – water.  Do this two to three times a week.

Mayonnaise treatment

Advice for hair care




This is undoubtedly a very classic remedy, but it is very effective.  It might be a touch spendy, which is why it’s best to do this only once a week.  The egg and vinegar properties in this sauce are perfect for hair care, while at the same time giving it a shiny layer, natural moisture and strength.

How to prepare it

In order to reap the benefits of this fabulous and simple mask, all you need to do is apply mayonnaise to damp hair.  Let it go to work for half an hour, then rinse well with warm water.  Your hair will shine.

Avocado mask

Avocado mask

Another classic.  Avocado is undoubtedly one of the best remedies not only for repairing and rejuvenating skin, but it also repairs hair and makes it healthy, shiny and colorful again.  It also helps heal split ends and makes dry, brittle hair soft again.  This is an excellent option, and it will give vitamins and beauty to your hair.

How to prepare it

To make this mask, crush the pulp from one ripe avocado.  Then add one tablespoon of wheat germ oil.  Use a fork for the mixture, then apply it to your hair, letting it soak in for an hour.  Then rinse your hair with warm water.

Apple cider vinegar remedy

Apple cider vinegar

We’ve all heard about apple cider vinegar’s wonderful uses, but it can also be used, and is highly valued, in beauty.  In order to care for and restore hair that has been damaged by dyes, make a hair rinse with apple cider vinegar.  This will reestablish your hair’s pH levels, making it shiny while also eliminating dandruff.

How to prepare it

This is simple.  Take half a glass of apple cider vinegar and dilute it with another half glass of water.  Use a spray bottle to apply it to your hair.  Let it set for 15 minutes, then rinse with warm water.

General advice for caring for dyed and damaged hair

Hair dyes

  • Try not to dye your hair more than twice a month.  If you want to change your color, do so slowly, avoiding however possible dyes that contain too much ammonia.
  • Use shampoo specifically made for dyed hair.
  • Avoid rinsing your hair with overly hot water.  It’s always best to use warm water, if not, you could damage your hair.
  • Using flat irons, curlers, and hair driers greatly affects hair health.  Try to use them on a medium temperature whenever you dry your hair.
  • Sun also affects dyed hair.  Try to use appropriate protectors against sun.