Home Remedies to Tame your Mane
Home Remedies to Tame your Mane: Frizzy hair is a problem that every woman with long tresses faces, however, these can be prevented. Take a look inside to know how.
Bad hair days in moist weather conditions are inevitable for the hair tend to soak up moisture that exists in the air and makes the cuticles to swell. Take a look at these home remedies that can help tame your mane.
Frizz-Fight in the Shower
The best way to fight frizzy hair at home is to keep hair in a good condition by avoiding shampooing too much, washing hair every day and exposing your hair to deep-conditioning treatments at least once per week.
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Flatten and smooth the hair cuticles by combing the hair with vinegar once you have washed your hair. Use a wide-toothed comb. Condition the hair post combing it with vinegar. While rinsing hair, use water that is as cold as you can bear. Doing so helps lock the cuticles down and makes hair appear smoother and slicker.
Home after-Shampoo Rinse
To tame frizzy hair, mix 1 tbsp. honey and 1 quart water. Pour the mixture freshly on shampooed hair when it is still wet. Condition the hair as you normally do. Honey is a natural conditioner and natural humectant. Being a natural humectant it attracts and hold the water molecules in, thereby keeping the moisture intact.
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After shampooing hair with a mild shampoo and conditioner, rinse with cold water and comb the damp hair with the help of wide-toothed comb. After doing so, pull the hair together and tie them firmly into a high and tight ponytail. Ensure that you use a soft, cloth-covered hair tie and not a rubber band. Remove the hair tie as soon as your hair is dry. This will help your hair stay flatter.
Weekly Conditioning Mayonnaise Hair Mask
A mayonnaise hair mask can help enrich and nourish hair, thereby eliminating any dryness that can cause frizziness. To make the hair mask, mix one raw egg with 1/4th cup of olive oil and 1/4th cup of mayonnaise. After making the mixture, cover the head with a towel. Leave the towel on for 30 minutes. Shampoo the hair out and condition as you usually do. Finish by rinsing the shampoo off with cold water. The mayonnaise and eggs will infuse your hair with lots of protein, thereby giving a rich and healthier appearance.
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Avocado and Banana
Mash a ripe, peeled banana with a ripe and well peeled avocado. Combine both of them and apply the mixture to your hair. The banana will infuse your hair with minerals and antioxidants that will not only fight the frizz but also promote healthy hair growth.
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Source: Onlymyhealth editorial team Aug 09, 2012
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