8 Simple Home Remedies For Dry Hair


If your hair is dry and you have tried every product on the beauty aisles of your local store without any success then we can offer a solution. It seems that a few home remedies can help in keeping hair moisturized and frizz free.

Hair can turn dry and brittle due to environmental and lifestyle issues. Between sun damage, regular heat styling and weather changes, our hair demands some extra care to stay healthy and nourished. While you can easily use salon services to treat dry hair, these simple home remedies give equally good results. Not to mention, these are cost-effective and can give your hair an amazing makeover in few hours. Read on to know more about these remedies for dry hair!

Hot Oil Treatment: If your hair is dry and undernourished, then you need a weekly hot oil treatment to tame your tresses. Experts swear by the benefits of this treatment as it can make your hair really happy. Heating the oil before use increases its penetration properties and this restorative treatment soothes parched hair by delivering intense moisture. 

You can choose either Coconut Oil, Olive Oil, Castor Oil, Almond Oil, Jojoba Oil for this purpose or you can mix all these oils in equal quantities.

8 Home Remedies For Dry Hair

Are you ready for an amazing spa-like treatment? Keep reading to know more about this home remedy!

What you’ll need

1/2 Cup Oil

Few Drops Essential Oil (Optional)

Take ½ cup oil, warm it for a few seconds. Ensure that it is comfortable to touch, your scalp can burn if the oil is too hot. Apply this warm oil generously on the scalp and hair. Massage gently to ensure maximum penetration.

Wear a shower cap, wrap a warm towel around your head and leave it for 30-45 minutes.

Wash with a mild shampoo and conditioner.

This hot oil treatment is very effective in keeping hair moisturized, nourished and shiny. Combine this with weekly hair masks and bad hair days will seem like a thing of the past.

Banana: Why waste money on expensive treatments when a simple kitchen ingredient like a banana can give you shiny, lustrous hair! Bananas are rich in potassium, vitamin A, vitamin C and Vitamin E, which make them ideal for use in many beauty treatments. This hair mask is so good, it will give you supremely soft hair in just one use!

Banana Hair Mask


1 Ripe Banana

1 Tablespoon Olive Oil

Vitamin E Capsule (Optional)

Take a ripe banana and olive oil in a blender to make a smooth paste. Blend it well to ensure there are no chunks that can stick to the hair. Pierce a vitamin E capsule and squeeze its contents into the paste.

Apply this hair mask and leave for an hour. Wash with a mild shampoo and conditioner. Rinse your hair well after using this mask to remove all bits of banana.

Egg: You don’t have to settle for straw-like hair if you have eggs in your kitchen. They are rich in proteins and fats that work wonders on dry, damaged hair. Egg hair masks are simple to make and can totally change the way your hair looks. Loaded with moisture, eggs hydrate, condition and uplift dull hair.

Egg-Banana-Oil Hair Mask


1 Egg

1 Ripe Banana

1 Tablespoon Olive Oil

Crack open an egg and add one tablespoon olive oil. Now put these ingredients along with a ripe banana in a blender and blend until smooth.

Apply for 30 minutes and wash with a mild shampoo.

This excellent hair mask can prevent any damage and treat most of the hair related issues in several applications.

Egg-Yogurt Hair Mask


1 Egg

3-4 Tablespoon Yogurt

Beat an egg and add 3-4 tablespoons yogurt to it. Apply this mask on the scalp and hair.

Leave this mask for 30 minutes and allow the ingredients to replenish the lost moisture in your hair. Follow with a mild shampoo and conditioner.

Mayonnaise: Now, this is a super nourishing hair mask. A bit odd smelling, but that should not bother you if you want hydrated hair! Mayonnaise is with nutrients that nourish and repair dry, damaged hair. Packed with ingredients like egg yolks and oil, mayonnaise leaves hair smoother like never before in just one application.

Mayonnaise Hair Mask


1 Cup Mayonnaise

Take one cup mayonnaise and work it through your hair, starting from the scalp and massaging to the roots. Cover your hair with a shower cap and wrap a warm towel around your head.

Let it sit for 20 minutes, follow with a mild shampoo and conditioner.

Mayonnaise-Egg Hair Mask


½ Cup Mayonnaise

2 Eggs

Take 2 eggs, mix half cup mayonnaise and apply on the hair. Leave this mask for 20 minutes and wash with a mild shampoo.

Honey: Honey is an emollient which locks moisture in the hair, keeping it soft and smooth. It is known to be an effective conditioner that keeps locks moisturized and frizz free. Due to its sticky nature, honey cannot be applied on the hair without mixing other ingredients.

Honey-Castor Oil Hair Mask


½ Cup Honey

 ½ Cup Castor Oil

Mix ½ cup honey and ½ cup castor oil, warm this mixture for few seconds.  Apply on the scalp and hair, wear a shower cap and leave for 30 minutes.

Wash with a mild shampoo and conditioner.

Castor oil is known to be extremely effective in improving hair growth while honey leaves hair softer and shinier.

Apply this hair mask once or twice a week for long and beautiful locks.

Avocado: Rich in fatty acids, vitamins, and antioxidants, avocados benefit dry hair in several ways. Besides providing intense hydration, avocados treat damage and nourish hair by replenishing essential nutrients.


1 Avocado

1 Egg

1 Tablespoon Olive Oil

Chop an avocado, add one egg and one tablespoon olive oil. Throw these in a blender to make a smooth paste.

Apply this mask on hair for 30 minutes and wash with a mild shampoo.

Yogurt: Yogurt is one of the most common DIY remedies for hair issues. It has been traditionally used for treating hair fall, dandruff and repairing dry, damaged hair.

You can apply plain yogurt on your hair, or you can add other wonderful ingredients like egg, olive oil, banana to make your hair more beautiful and radiant

Yogurt Mask


1 Cup Plain Yogurt

Take one cup plain yogurt and apply it on your scalp and hair.

Cover with a shower cap and leave for 30 minutes. Wash with a mild shampoo and conditioner.

TIP- Yogurt has a cooling effect on the scalp and should not be applied in cold weather.

Apple Cider Vinegar: Apple cider vinegar cleans, conditions and leaves hair shiny. It is easily available, simple to use and is perfect for use as a conditioner.

Apple Cider Vinegar Rinse


½ Cup Apple Cider Vinegar

2 Cups Water

Mix half cup apple cider vinegar with two cups water. Massage this mixture into your scalp and hair. Let it sit for few minutes and rinse with tepid water.

You will be surprised by the results!

Have you tried any of these home remedies? Share your experience with us in the comments section below!




  1. Keely

    I love an Apple Cider Vinegar rinse for my hair, it leaves it so shiny!

    20 . Aug . 2017
  2. missdhanusha

    I think this is so necessary. Great post

    20 . Aug . 2017
  3. Kenny Olapade

    I have natural hair and am a DIY Enthusiast. I do most of these things to my hair and
    my hair loves them especially the Avocado hair mask

    21 . Aug . 2017
  4. Samantha

    Love the sound of the honey mask, definitely a must try! 😀 Great post!

    21 . Aug . 2017

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