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Every woman aspires to look her best on her wedding. Once the wedding date is finalised, endless rounds of the beauty salon become a mandatory affair for all brides-to-be. Be it their skin or hair, they are always on their toes to ensure that everything is just perfect before the D-day.
However, it is observed that more and more brides are ditching the expensive parlour treatments these days. Especially when it comes to their hair, they are opting for the natural treatments. These homemade therapies are a great alternative to the time consuming and expensive salon treatments.
So, for all the brides-to-be who are looking for something economic yet effective for their hair, here are some of the best homemade treatments for them.
For those suffering from delicate and fragile hair, here is a very effective homemade mask. Apply a protein smoothie made up of two ripe bananas, two egg yolks, and three tablespoons of honey and olive oil each. Blend all the ingredients together. Apply it all over your head including the scalp and the hair strands, and leave it for half an hour. Wash it off with cold water for thicker and bouncier strands.
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If you are suffering from unmanageable curly hair, try the following hair pack instead of going for any pricey salon. Take half a cup of maple syrup, two bananas, four tablespoons of lemon juice, quarter cup of olive oil, and two tablespoons of all-purpose flour (maida). Mix all the ingredients well, remove any lumps and warm over a stove. Apply this 'super-hydrating' mask all over your head and cover it with a shower cap for 45 minutes. Rinse it off and see your curls becoming softer and manageable like never before.
Want to learn some more tricks on how you can ace those salon-like curls at home? Well, read: How to Get Salon-like Curls at Home
Wedding preparations and shopping can make your hair dull and lifeless. So to add a little shine and moisture, try this simple avocado mask at home. Mash half avocado and add a few drops of your favourite essential oil to it. Firstly, shampoo your hair properly and then apply this mask. Rinse off after 15 minutes, and you will experience the super soft tresses. If your hair quality is considered as something called extra dry, you can add egg yolk or yoghurt to your mask.
Amazed by avocado and its benefit for hair? Well, then you must also read: 8 Amazing Reasons to Add Avocados in Your Bridal Beauty Kit
The age-old secret for great hair is an overnight massage of coconut oil. Heat up the quantity of coconut oil, which would be sufficient for you, and apply it all over your scalp with the help of your fingertips. Rub a little oil along the hair strands. Leave it overnight and shampoo off in the morning. This is one of the easiest treatments to nourish dry hair.
Another secret for shiny hair is a treatment with apple cider vinegar. It smoothens and clarifies hair cuticles, hence giving you healthy and shiny tresses. Dilute a tablespoon of vinegar with half a cup of water. Pour this solution over wet hair, and comb through. Let it rest for five minutes before rinsing off and see the results. If you want, you can add few drops of essential oil for fragrance.
Well, vinegar is a wonderful 'beauty-laden' natural ingredient that you must add to your beauty kit. If you want to know more, then Read: 13 Amazing Ways Vinegar Can Make You More Beautiful
Dealing with oily hair is a battle in itself. Try a simple home treatment that will help you to get rid of all the extra oil. Mix five tablespoons of curd with one tablespoon of lemon juice and one tablespoon of baking soda. Apply this mixture on your hair. Let it sit for half an hour and then rinse it off . Apply the mask once a week for best results.
So, now you know how to get rid of that excess oil from your hair. Well, you must also read: 6 Ways to Get Rid of Oily Skin Naturally
Thanks to the pollution and harsh sun, almost every bride complains of dry and brittle hair. Try this extremely simple and effective homemade mask for soft and smooth hair in no time. Mix half a cup of mayonnaise with two tablespoons of honey and apply it evenly all over your head. Cover the hairs with a shower cap for an hour and wash it off with a shampoo. Mayonnaise and honey will deeply condition your hair making them soft to touch and easy to manage.
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So, what are you waiting for? Just go for these super-effective homemade hair treatments based on your hair type, and flaunt gorgeous tresses on your wedding without spending a fortune.
Stress, environmental pollution, and hectic work conditions– all these lead to various hair care problems. Going for salon treatments or over-the-counter products every time will not only lead to burning a hole in your pocket but also lead to your hair being constantly subjected to chemicals, which will further leadRead More