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Dry hair is a common problem for women. It can look unhealthy, and regularly results in split ends. It can be difficult to maintain and style dry hair and it is often accompanied by a dry scalp which can be flaky and irritated. If you have either of these things, perhaps you should consider using a hair mask to protect your hair and to get a healthy looking shine. A hair mask can also provide temporary relief from a dry scalp.
 
Hair masks for dry hair whether they are commercial or homemade, should typically combine proteins with oils. To find a hair mask for your dry hair that you like will take some time. Some people don’t like hair masks that are sold in shops as they can be too fragrant, for those that prefer to have less fragrance there is always the option of a homemade natural version. You should also consider the fragrance free options if you suffer from allergies relating to fragrances.
 
We’ve put together this quick and cheap recipe for a homemade hair mask for those of you that want to experiment with making your own alternative to the commercial ones.
 
Ingredients:
120g of mayonnaise (for medium length hair, or more for long hair)
1 egg
1/2 banana
  1. Mix the mayonnaise (for medium length hair, or more for long hair) and an egg together in a bowl
  2. Add a mashed half of a banana if you want to add some fragrance
  3. Run the mixture into your hair and scalp
  4. Put on a shower cap and allow the mixture to penetrate for at least half an hour
  5. Rinse and shampoo as usual
There are many great natural hair masks on the market. Lush is well-known for making excellent natural products, and their hair masks fall into this category. Some hair masks contain peppermint, menthol, and essential oils which can treat an itchy scalp. Others that contain papaya, offer softening properties, and add shine. It’s a matter of trying and testing different types until you find one you like. 

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