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Tired of looking like you’ve just been shocked by 100 volts of electricity?
Frizz has a sneaky way of ruining any hair look you go for. But fortunately, it doesn’t necessarily indicate bad hair health and naturally occurs in all hair types. Though the more damaged, dry, and mistreated the hair, the more challenging it can be to control the frizz.
Most conventional anti-frizz treatments contain harsh chemicals that can weigh hair down. With these DIY hair masks for frizz control, you can maintain bounce, curl, and volume without having to worry about a bunch of strays flying loose.
Benefits of a Hair Mask
Each DIY hair mask for frizzy hair will carry a unique set of ingredients that will have a variety of benefits. But what they all have are nutrient-dense fruit, vegetables, and oils. The Amino acids will moisturize hair and strengthen it to eliminate frizz.
What you can expect from using your hair mask regularly:
- Reduced frizz
- Natural shine
- Softer hair
- Doesn’t tangle easily
- Manageable curls and texture
- Added moisture
- Healthier scalp
- Reduced breakage/damage
Hair masks are the ideal supplement to doing what conditioners can’t and the key to taming stubborn frizz.
How to Apply Anti-Frizz Hair Mask
The DIY hair masks in this article are luscious and creamy and apply effortlessly. The goal is to prep the hair for maximum absorption so these clean ingredients can restore, repair, and improve frizzy hair.
Apply your DIY hair mask to clean hair. The shampoo will break down oil, dirt, and buildup in the hair and scalp. Once that’s removed, the follicle has space to drink up nourishing oils and botanicals. Your clean hair can be dry or damp when applying the mas. Divide your hair into 4 parts (or more if you’ve got really thick hair). Massage the mask from scalp to tip. Wear a towel around your shoulders to catch the excess. Once your hair is completely covered, run your finger or a wide-toothed comb through each section, then twist the section and pin toy our scalp and cover with a bonnet, shower cap, or cotton shirt.
Since you’re using safe, natural ingredients, you can leave the mask on for 20 minutes to a few hours. Rinse with cool water and repeat two to three times a month.
DIY Hair Mask Recipes for Frizzy Hair
Bahama Mama Repair Mask
- ¼ Cup Honey
- ¼ Cup Unrefined Organic Coconut Oil
Melt mixture in a double boiler. When cooled to room temperature, blend until whipped into a creamy mask. This is the perfectly simple DIY hair mask that targets dry frizz. Great for summertime or if you’re spending a lot of time outdoors.
- 1 Ripe avocado
- ½ Cup Fresh Coconut Milk (full fat)
- 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
Puree ingredients and transfer to a squeeze bottle. This nutrient-dense combo is rich in fats that contain vitamins and minerals to strengthen and restore all hair types. Acting as a natural detangler, the superfood fizz fighter conditions and softens the frizziest hair.
Nature’s Hair Gel
- 1 Ripe Avocado
- 2 Tbsp Aloe Vera Gel
- 1 tsp Coconut Oil
Blend ingredients and apply to head from scalp to tip. This DIY hair mask helps bind the hair together and keep it from splitting or creating fly-aways. It has added protective benefits for those with dandruff or a sensitive scalp.
Anti-Frizz Volume Boost
- 3 Egg Whites
- 3 Tbsp Coconut Oil or Avocado Oil
This protein-packed DIY hair mask for frizz provides added strength and volume to thin frizzy hair. The collagen in the egg whites strengthens and repairs the structure of hairs. Added bonus, it can also reduce the appearance of unwanted greys.
- 1/3 cup almond oil
- 1 raw egg
- 1 Tablespoon Honey
Whisk until you get a smooth texture. Apply mask generously through sections of hair. Comb through with a wide-toothed comb and let sit. This mask cures your fizzy hair’s cry for nutrients and densely pack fatty acids.
- 1 Ripe Avocado
- 1 Cup Yogurt
- ¼ Cup Almond Oil
Treat your scalp, balance hair pH, reduce oiliness and eliminate frizz with this powerful, probiotic hair mask. Vitamin B and E nourish and replenish dry hair while the protein from the yogurt help bind split ends. The yogurt also helps balance oil production and dandruff.
Old Fashioned DIY Hair Mask
- 2 Tablespoons Mayo
- 1 Egg
- 1 Tablespoon Honey
Mayo-based hair masks have been around for a while. But don’t worry. You won’t smell like a sub sandwich and you’ll have beautiful, frizz-free locks to thank this magical condiment for. The oils and protein hydrate and soften hair and can restore brittle, cracked shafts that cause unrelenting frizz. Rich in multi-vitamins and minerals egg nourishes and strengthens hair roots and scalp. Honey is a natural humectant that locks moisture into dry frizzy hair. Conditions and moisturizes dry hair locks. Adds shine and gloss to hair and promotes smooth and soft hair without any split ends.
- 1 ripe banana
- 2 teaspoons honey
- 1/3 cup coconut oil/almond oil
Blend ingredients to make a creamy, frothy mask that melts into the hair. Banana traps moisture into frizzies and nourishes scalp and hair from tip to follicle. Banana also helps maintain natural hair elasticity and prevents breakage and split ends. Honey and Almond oil are rich in multivitamins and omega fatty acids. Combined, this unique mask penetrates deep into the scalp, strengthening hair roots and shafts. This DIY hair mask is also known to prevent hair loss and controls dandruff.
There you have it–8 incredibly simply DIY hair masks to tame, restore, and strengthen frizzy hair. If you want a ready-made hair mask, check out our article 8 Best Organic Hair Masks -For Healthy Hair.
Let us know in the comments how you handle your frizzy hair!