Remedies for Dyed and Damaged Hair

· April 11, 2015
Whether you've dyed your hair or it has been damaged by things like irons, curlers, or blow dryers, you might be looking for some ways to help keep it healthy. We're going to show you how in this article--read on to learn more!

Lots of women love to change their hair color. A lot of us also damage our hair by using flat irons, blow dryers, and chemical products too much. But is there anything you to keep your hair healthy? Don’t worry, today we’re going to show you some home remedies to help you if you have dyed or damaged hair.

Home remedies for dyed and damaged hair

Recently dyed hair looks perfect and shiny. But after few washes, it can turn dry and dull, a pale tone that always ends up stressing you out, especially because of how rough and uncomfortable it is. So what can you do?  Well, there are some home remedies that can help treat both dyed and damaged hair. Keep reading to find out more!

Aloe vera and beer mask

aloe vera and beer mask

Surprised? No, you read that right. Believe it or not, barley is great for repairing your hair and making it shiny. This is a simple recipe, and it’s well known among celebrities. Combing beer’s properties with the reparative strength of aloe vera makes this mask a great hair care resource.

What do you need?

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

How to prepare it

It’s easy. Take the glass of beer and squeeze the aloe pulp into it. Mix the ingredients together with the tablespoon of olive oil. This might be hard at first, but they’ll blend if you keep on stirring. 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.

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Mayonnaise treatment

Advice for hair care

This is a classic, and effective remedy. It can be a bit expensive, so it’s best to only do it once a week. The egg and vinegar properties in this treatment are perfect for hair care, and they’ll also give your locks shine, natural moisture, and strength.

How to prepare it

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

Avocado mask

Avocado mask

Another classic. Avocado isn’t just one of the best remedies for repairing and rejuvenating skin, but it’s great for dyed or damaged hair. It can bring back the health, shine, and color you’ve been missing.

It also helps heal split ends and can make 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 flesh from one ripe avocado. Then add a tablespoon of wheat germ oil. Use a fork to mix them together, then apply the mixture to your hair, letting it soak in for an hour. Lastly, 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 you might not have known that you can also use it as a beauty treatment.  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.

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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 hair color, do so slowly, avoiding dyes that contain too much ammonia.
  • Use shampoo made specifically for dyed hair.
  • Avoid rinsing your hair with overly hot water. It’s always best to use warm water, otherwise you could damage your hair.
  • Using flat irons, curlers, and hair dryers can have a major impact on hair health. Try to use them on a medium temperature setting whenever you dry your hair.
  • Sun also impacts dyed hair. Try to take appropriate protection measures against it.