4 natural masks to enhance your dry hair


To end the straw bale effect in your hair, opt for skincare rituals based on 100% natural ingredients. Rich in vegetable oil and butter, these homemade recipes will restore discipline, softness and shine to your hair!

4 natural masks to enhance your dry hair

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Hair straighteners, hair dryers, colorings, UV, wind, cold, all factors that affect the health of your hair. They become damaged and as dry as straw. Thus, the broken scales of your hair prevent the cells from renewing themselves at the root.
The sebaceous glands no longer produce enough sebum. Less well protected, the hair becomes dry, coarse and forked. Dry hair thus needs to regain shine, hydration and radiance.

To nourish dry hair

Essential oils: To say goodbye to forks and nourish damaged tips, we opt for the effectiveness of essential oils of geranium, palmarosa and cade wood.
Avocado: For brunettes, mix half an avocado and mix it with 5 squares of organic dark chocolate and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Apply to your hair while massaging to make it penetrate. Leave to act for 15 minutes. Rinse.
Honey: For blondes, we prefer the homemade mask with honey, which can slightly lighten the hair color. Mix 2 tablespoons of honey, 4 tablespoons of olive oil and an egg yolk. Gently apply the mask to your dry hair and leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse thoroughly and wash your hair with your usual shampoo.

Smooth and discipline the hair

Followers of repeated brushing can testify, the heat attacks the scalp. However, there are natural straightening methods so as not to systematically expose your hair to heat. How to straighten your hair naturally? Here is a foolproof recipe for a 100% homemade hair straightening mask. As surprising as it may be, the rice water mask is very effective in disciplining dry hair. For this, we cook a dose of organic rice in simmering water. We only collect the water and let it cool. It is applied to the hair and left on for about 15 minutes before rinsing off with clean water.

Another ultra effective tip for straightening your hair: the kardoune. A traditional Algerian technique which consists in firmly wrapping a woven cotton ribbon – the kardoune – around her hair. Ideal for long and medium-length hair, leave this magic ribbon on overnight. This formidable technique will protect your hair from friction and soften it naturally without heat. The kardoune does not prevent the hair from breathing because its fabric allows good ventilation. Upon waking, no more curls or frizz, the hair is soft and smoother.

To enhance the curls

Dry hair is often voluminous and unstructured. To control them and create plump curls, hydrate deeply. Dry by nature, your hair needs specific care and special attention which requires regular hydration, especially with this homemade mask. Mix 1/2 tablespoon organic mango butter with 2 tablespoons coconut oil and 2 tablespoons organic avocado oil.

Apply the mixture on your lengths and ends then gently massage the locks to sheath all the hair well and be able to create the curls. Leave on for about 1 hour under a warm towel. Rinse and wash with your usual sulfate-free shampoo. Once the hair washed and rinsed, we wring it out with a towel but especially without rubbing, which could undo the curls.

It is dried either with a diffuser hair dryer which distributes the heat over the entire capillary mass, or in the open air if the temperature allows. Another tip to avoid breaking the curls: we detangle the hair before drying, ideally during shampoo or conditioner. Once the hair is dry and the curls are well plumped, you no longer comb. You can possibly ventilate with your fingers.

To restore shine and shine

For healthy, shiny hair, it needs to be thoroughly repaired. Rest assured, we have a very effective natural solution: the oil bath. Sweet almond oil and olive oil are in the spotlight for dry hair.

To make a mask that will restore radiance to your rebellious mane, mix 4 tablespoons of sweet almond vegetable oil, an egg yolk, a spoon of honey and lemon juice.

Add apple cider vinegar until you obtain the desired consistency. Apply to dry or damp hair for about fifteen minutes. Rinse thoroughly and do your usual shampoo. This mask will restore vitality, strength and shine to your dry and dull hair.

Dry hair: 7 natural solutions to overcome it


Some people have drier hair than others. But bad habits can also help to dry them out. However, it is very easy to hydrate them with natural remedies. A quick overview.
Do you dream of beautiful hair, full of vitality and shiny?

Dry hair


Unfortunately, at the moment, your hair is rather dry and dull. Several factors can explain this appearance. Thus, curly or frizzy hair is naturally drier than the others. But it can also reflect a nutritional deficiency, a hormonal imbalance or even be the symptom of some bad habits.

So, nothing like a hair dryer used at too high a temperature, repeated hair colorings, abrasive shampoos or even bathing in sea or swimming pool water to dry your hair.
To remedy this in a natural way, it is already better to avoid these attacks as much as possible and, for example, favor vegetable dyes with conventional dyes.

1. A scalp massage

Elodie-Joy Jaubert, author of “I love my hair” with La Plage editions and the blog www.sirenebio.fr, also suggests adopting a few small gestures every day. Thus, she recommends “massaging her scalp to promote better blood circulation which will improve the nutrition of the bulb”. Better irrigated, it can deliver to the hair the essential nutrients for its good shape.

2. A spray of floral water

If you have curly or frizzy hair, you can also “use a spray of floral water from green tea, chamomile, lavender or rose. This will hydrate them and help form curls,” says Elodie-Joy Jaubert. You can spray it on your hair in the morning or at any time of the day if your hair is particularly dry.

3. A natural silk pillowcase

The expert has a simple tip to preserve natural hydration of the hair: replace her usual cotton pillowcase with a silk pillowcase. Cotton textiles have a tendency to absorb sebum and therefore dry out the hair.

4. Use your day cream

Do you use an organic day cream for your skin? The author of “I love my hair” suggests diverting it from its primary use to apply it to the lengths and ends of your hair when it is dry or very slightly damp. “This tip is suitable for all types of hair except for fine hair which would be weighed down. Otherwise, care must be taken to choose a light moisturizer, warns the specialist.

5. A yogurt recipe

You can also easily make recipes at home to moisturize your hair. For the first, Elodie-Joy Jaubert recommends mixing:

  • 1 plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel
  • And 1 tablespoon of coconut oil.

Apply this mixture to hair moistened with hot water. Leave on for 20 to 30 minutes, then rinse with shampoo.

6. A recipe with olive oil

Another possible recipe:  mix 3 tablespoons of olive or argan oil

  • With 1 tablespoon of liquid honey.
  • And 1 to 2 tablespoons of rose hydrosol.

Again, apply this mixture to hair moistened with hot water. Leave on for 20 to 30 minutes, then rinse with shampoo.

7. A recipe with an egg yolk

Finally, for this last recipe suggested by Elodie-Joy Jaubert, you will need:

  • 1 to 2 tablespoons of avocado oil
  • 2 drops of ylang ylang essential oils
  • And 1 egg yolk.

“Mix everything, apply this mixture to hair moistened with hot water. Leave on for 20 to 30 minutes, then rinse with shampoo. When you rinse, the water should be barely lukewarm so as not to leather the egg” , warns the expert.

It’s up to you to test these various natural solutions to find the one that suits you the most and finally be able to say goodbye to dry hair.