7 Wondrous Coffee Hair Masks For Healthy, Shiny Hair

Written by Anjali AgarwalSep 16, 2023
7 wondrous coffee hair masks for healthy, shiny hair

If you are an ardent coffee lover, you’re in for some treat. While too much caffeine might be bad for your health, you’ll be happy to know that it actually is a wonder ingredient for your hair. Besides lifting up your mood and waking you up in the morning; coffee happens to be a super ingredient for achieving healthy shiny locks too. It promotes hair growth, makes hair darker and shinier and also improves texture. Try these DIY coffee masks to get the hair of your dreams...


1. Benefits of coffee for hair

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Here are some of the major benefits of coffee for hair:

  1. Coffee hair masks are able to stimulate your hair roots and improve their texture. Which, in turn, can help inhibit hair loss and boost hair growth
  2. When used a rinse, the coffee brew can help detangle unmanageable hair and make the hair shafts stronger and smoother
  3. When used a scrub, coffee and help detoxify the scalp, get rid of product buildup and help maintain good scalp health overall. 
  4. Brewed coffee, when used as a spray, can help add vibrancy to natural hair colour. 
  5. Coffee oil is rich in phytosterols and when massaged into the scalp can help boost blood circulation. 
  6. A coffee paste can be used as a natural dye for covering up grey hair. 
  7. Brewed coffee mixed with leave-in conditioners can enhance their effect and help nourish hair strands from deep within. 


2. How to use coffee on hair

FAQs about coffee for hair

Now that you are aware of all the fabulous benefits coffee can have on your mane, let's look at some of the DIY hair masks that can help deliver those benefits to your hair. 


- Coffee and coconut oil mask

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Coffee powder brewed with coconut oil helps increase blood circulation in the scalp and stimulates hair growth. Coconut oil locks in the moisture in scalps and caffeine in coffee prevent hair loss.

How to make: To prepare this mask, heat up a quarter cup of coconut oil at low temperature and add a 1 tablespoon of roasted coffee beans. Brew and stir so it doesn’t burn. Sieve and apply once a week before hair wash.


- Coffee, honey and olive oil mask

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This mask ensures hydrated lustrous locks as olive and honey both have moisturizing properties. Coffee on the other hand combined with these two If you have dry hair, then this mask is your best bet.

How to make: Take one tablespoon of coffee powder and one tablespoon of honey and olive oil each. Mix the ingredients well and make a smooth paste. Apply on hair from root to tip and let it sit for at least half an hour. Rinse and wash with a mild shampoo.


- Coffee, lemon and yogurt mask

FAQs about coffee for hair

Yogurt provides deep conditioning to your hair, tames the frizz and smoothens hair cuticles. Lemon and coffee cleanse and exfoliates the scalp resulting in supple, healthy hair.

How to make: For soft and silky hair, make this mask by adding one cup of plain yogurt, one tablespoon of coffee powder and some lemon juice in a bowl. Stir and apply the mask on hair. Wash hair with lukewarm water after 30-40 minutes.


- Coffee and egg yolk mask

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Egg yolks are rich in vitamins, iron, sodium and lectin - all of which help restore damaged hair caused by external aggressors. It has also been known to regulate oily scalps and help restore brittle and dull hair.

How to make: For a nourishing hair mask, mix one tbsp of coffee powder with one egg yolk and make into a paste. Apply the paste all over your scalp and hair, massage it in for five minutes. Let it sit for an hour and wash off with lukewarm water and a mild shampoo. 


- Coffee, lemon and cinnamon hair mask

FAQs about coffee for hair

As mentioned earlier, coffee can be used as a