DIY Hydrating Avocado Repair Mask!


Tired of dry, damaged hair? Well don’t worry, I’ve got a little DIY hair mask that would make you kiss those bad hair days goodbye.

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Ingredients: 

1 Ripe Avocado (use the entire avocado if you have long hair or 1/2 if you have shorter hair)

2 Tbs of Olive Oil

1 egg yolk (optional)

Method: 

All you have to do it peel and cut your avocado then mash it up with a fork. Then, add two tablespoons of olive oil  and your egg yolk (which is optional) and then, to get a lovely smooth paste, you can use an electric mixer or a whisk, and ship everything together. You should end up with something that looks like this:

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Get into your bathroom (or anywhere you won’t mind making a huge mess) and generously apply the mask to your hair. Make sure your entire hair is coated-from your scalp to the ends. When your’re finished, take plastic wrap-yes, you heard me Plastic wrap because I hate shower caps. I think they’re yuck. Plastic wrap your hair now and this works so much better than a shower cap because it really seals the heat in and remember, the more heat and the longer time your mask is on, the better it will seep into your hair and your scalp! If you want, you can take a blow dryer and pass it over-just to be dramatic.

Rinse, shampoo and condition and you can either air dry it or blow dry it.

Why this works? 

Avocados have been used as hair beauty secrets since the time of the ancient Egyptians. They are a rich source of vitamins, especially Vitamin B which is necessary for hair growth as well as Vitamin E which repairs damage to the scalp, and we all know that a damaged scalp will slow or even stop hair from growing! They also contain proteins and amino acids which work at the cellular level to strengthen your hair ,Avocados are very hydrating and serves as a moisturizer for dry, damaged hair.

Olive oil is a well known beauty secret and it is excellent for making dry hair smooth and silky. I did a post a long time ago on the The Beauty of Olive Oil so be sure to check out the other amazing ways you can use it!

Egg yolk is a rich source of protein and lecithin which help to strengthen and moisturize your hair because it is able to penetrate the hair follicles thereby strengthening the roots, and we all know that healthy follicles=healthy roots=strong, healthy hair.hair3

I hope you enjoyed this post!

XO, The Classy It Girl!

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