Turns out, Cleopatra was right! Legend has it that the Egyptian empress bathed in milk to keep her skin and hair looking, well, like a queen's. Filled to the brim with protein, amino acids, vitamin B12, iron and zinc, milk can really do wonders for your dull and brittle hair. Since your consumption of milk is limited to your morning coffee, and you cannot go filling bathtubs with milk, there’s another way to treat your tresses with milk—hair masks! You can use milk in a DIY hair mask and achieve gorgeous hair naturally.
We have three DIY hair mask recipes made with milk and other hair-loving ingredients that you can try out and get healthy and flawless hair...
Milk + honey
The solution to all your hair woes is in this one hair mask. A popular homemade remedy, the mixture of milk and honey works like a charm. Antibacterial honey fights scalp infection, excess oil and dryness while milk makes your hair soft and smooth. Mix two tablespoons of honey into one cup of raw milk and mix well. Apply this mixture onto hair and leave it be for 20 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water and repeat on a weekly basis.
Milk + banana
Dry hair got you down? Make yourself a banana milkshake! No we aren’t kidding. Blend one ripe banana and half cup milk for an ultimate dry hair solution. Milk and banana are both extremely moisturising and will nourish your mane from root to tip. Apply this mask on your hair and leave it on for half an hour before washing it off with a mild shampoo. Repeat this twice a week for soft and luscious hair.
Milk + eggs
Eggs are the shine-boosting ingredient you’ve been missing from your haircare routine. Combine it with nutrient rich milk, and you’ve got yourself the perfect recipe for silky and lustrous tresses. Break two eggs in a bowl, add half cup milk and whisk. Add some lemon drops and mix well. Apply the mask on your hair and let it stay for 30-40 minutes. Wash with a sweet-smelling shampoo. Do this once a week for naturally glossy hair.