What girl doesn’t like to have naturally straight hair that is smooth and soft. A homemade banana hair mask can actually be a girl’s straight hair dreams come true. But the most common way to get straight hair is by going through chemical treatments such as rebonding and straightening. This is not the best way to get straight hair as you are subjecting your mane to such harsh chemicals that it ends up making your hair dry, frizzy, and prone to breakage. A lot of women have regretted getting a rebonding done because it ended up thinning their hair and spoiling its natural texture forever.
Now if you really like to keep your hair straight and manageable, you should instead raid your kitchen for some natural ingredients that have no side-effects and will work to nourish your hair and make it permanently straight.
The recipe we have shared here will impart your hair with a natural shine and also make it soft and healthy. Try out this banana hair mask, you will never go towards the straightening iron or straightening creams ever again.
2 Ripe bananas
2 tbsp Honey
2 tbsp Yoghurt
2 tbsp Olive oil
1 Egg white (optional)
Method of Preparation:
To make this banana hair mask for a silky straight hair you need to first peel the skin of the banana and mash it into a fine paste. You can use the blender if required to make sure the consistency is even. Add to it honey, yoghurt and olive oil. Add the egg white as well at this stage. Blend the mix thoroughly to get rid of any lumps and air pockets. Make a fine thick paste. Your hair mask is ready for application. Apply the mask on your hair in a thick coat, covering every strand from root to tip. Wear a shower cap or towel to keep the mask protected from dirt and dust. Allow it to seep in for one hour. Rinse off using a shampoo with warm water, also condition your hair.
For best results use this banana hair mask twice a week for one full month, and you will notice the difference in the texture of your hair, it would have become smooth, soft and straight.
Why Banana: Banana is an extremely hair-friendly ingredient rich in nutrients like folate, Vitamin B6 and sugar that helps lock the moisture in the hair and makes it soft and straight. Those with dry hair will benefit most as it removes the frizz and dryness.
Why Honey: Honey is a natural moisturiser that nourishes your hair and makes it soft and smooth.
Why Yoghurt: Yoghurt is a perfect ingredient for soft and shiny hair as it is a natural moisturiser that removes tangles, frizz and give hair a healthy glow.
Why Olive Oil: Olive oil seals the hair cuticles and prevent hair fall and breakage. It is also a natural conditioner for your hair.
Why Egg White: Egg white adds a natural gloss to your hair. If you prefer a shiny, glossy mane then add egg white to the straightening mask.