Most of hairstylists would agree that one of the most asked questions by their clients is with regards to the taming of frizzy hair. Hair can be frizzy on account of the genetic build-up of your hair strands or due to the environmental and heat damage caused to your hair by constant exposure to polluted surroundings. Surprisingly, some of the most natural ways to treat frizzy hair involve only a few kitchen ingredients and little effort. Here are some hair masks that can easily tame your frizzy hair and give you a gorgeous makeover.


1. Avocado and Milk mask

Avocado and Milk mask

Mash a fresh avocado and add a few teaspoons of milk to it so as to make a thin paste. Apply this mixture to your hair strands, especially at the ends and let the mask settle for about half an hour. Then, wash your hair using a mild shampoo, followed by a gentle conditioner. Avocado and milk both have highly moisturising properties which help in improving the texture of your hair. This mask will help you get softer and smoother hair by repairing hair damage and broken ends.


2. Banana and Almond oil

Banana and Almond oil

Mash two ripe bananas together and add a few drops of almond oil to the paste. Mix well till the texture of the paste becomes even. Apply this paste to your hair strands and let it nourish your hair for the next twenty-five minutes. Wash your hair with warm water and a sulphate-free shampoo. Banana and almond oil are rich in vitamins that help in improving your hair structure by conditioning your hair strands from the very core.


3. Eggs


Break open an egg and separate the egg yolk from the egg white. Remove all the egg white in one bowl and whisk thoroughly till you get a smooth consistency. Apply the egg white to your hair strands and leave it to dry for about 15 minutes. Then, wash your hair using a fragrant shampoo since this will help rid your hair of the egg smell as well. Eggs have high protein content which helps in nourishing and sealing in the moisture in your hair strands. This egg mask also helps in strengthening your hair roots and in improving hair growth.


4. Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar

This is perhaps the simplest and the easiest way to tame frizzy hair. Mix a few teaspoons of apple cider vinegar in a bucket of warm water and wash your hair with it. Apple cider vinegar helps in restoring the lost moisturise to your hair strands and gives you shiny and silky hair. It even helps in enhancing the volume of your hair, thereby adding to its glamour.


5. Almond oil and egg mask

Almond oil and egg mask

Almond oil is an excellent emollient for shiny and strong hair. On the other hand, Egg repairs damage in the hair, owing to its high protein content. Combining the two ingredients together makes a fantastic remedy for frizz. To make this hair mask, combine 1/4th cup of almond oil with a raw egg to form a smooth mixture. Divide your hair into sections and apply it to your scalp and hair strands. Rinse your hair after 40 minutes with a fragrant shampoo and conditioner so that your hair doesn’t smell of egg afterwards!


6. Yoghurt and honey mask

Yoghurt and honey mask

For frizzy and damaged hair, yoghurt and honey are a boon as they’re both deep conditioners. Moreover, being a natural humectant, honey gives the hair the hydration it needs to stay healthy. This mask is effective in restoring and repairing your hair. To prepare it, mix 2 to 3 tablespoons of yoghurt with a tablespoon of honey in a bowl. Apply it to your scalp and hair and leave it for 30 minutes. Rinse it off with cold water and try this hair mask every week for smooth and shiny hair.


7. Coconut oil and vitamin E mask

Coconut oil and vitamin E mask

Coconut oil is the best magic potion for hair, for it nourishes, soothes, strengthens and gives tresses a beautiful shine! Vitamin E is also an excellent ingredient for hair, as it helps fight free radicals and prevents hair damage, so this hair mask will work beautifully for damaged hair by giving it deep nourishment. To prepare, mix 3 tablespoons of coconut oil with half a cup of yoghurt. When it forms a smooth paste, add oil from 3 vitamin E capsules and mix well. Apply this mixture to the scalp and hair well and let it sit for about 40 minutes. Rinse it off and notice the beautiful hydration it adds to your dull and frizzy hair.


8. Besan and yoghurt mask

Besan and yoghurt mask

For dull and dry hair, besan is a saviour! It makes your hair stronger, controls frizz and fights hair dryness. Yoghurt works as a softening agent; thus, this hair mask is excellent for reducing frizziness. To make it, mix 5 tablespoons of besan and 5 tablespoons curd with 2 tablespoons olive oil. Mix well and apply the hair mask evenly on your hair. Leave it on for 20 minutes and wash it off. Repeat this once every week for strong and shiny locks!


9. Mayonnaise and egg mask

9. Mayonnaise and egg mask

When it comes to frizzy hair, mayonnaise is the unusual ingredient that works wonders for it. It adds strength, moisture and shine to hair, reducing frizziness. Protein-rich eggs also tame frizzy hair by smoothening it naturally. This hair mask is thus a great way for taming frizz, but make sure you wash it off properly because you sure don’t want to smell like an egg mayo sandwich afterwards! Mix one egg white with 2 tablespoons mayonnaise and 1 teaspoon of curd till it forms a smooth and thick paste. Apply generously on the scalp and hair and rinse it off well, preferably with a fragrant shampoo.


FAQs about frizzy hair mask

FAQs about frizzy hair mask

Q. How can I reduce frizz in my hair?

A. To reduce frizz in your hair, you need to give it extra care. Don’t over-shampoo as it might dry out your hair further. Reduce the use of hair styling tools. Always condition your hair after a wash. Trim it regularly to get rid of damaged strands and split ends.

Q. Which oil is best for frizzy hair?

A. Argan oil, castor oil, almond oil and grapeseed oil are all very nourishing for frizzy hair. They moisturise your locks, strengthen the strands, and prevent breakage. Apart from these, coconut oil is also excellent.

Q. Why is my hair so frizzy after I wash it?

A. Regular shampoo, due to the chemicals it contains, can dry out your already dry hair. This is why it becomes more frizzy after a wash. Therefore, opt for shampoos with more hydrating ingredients and nourishing oils. If you can make the switch to sulphate-free shampoos, that’d be even better.