Hair care

Home remedies for dry hair – How to repair damaged hair naturally

Your hairs scream for treatment every now and then. Tried all medications and shampoos still you find it difficult to repair your damage hair, so here is a few tips that will help in getting rid of damage hair soon.

Damage hair is mainly due to damage in the inner layer of hair i.e., cuticle of hair, due to this hair becomes dry and even tends to loose shine. There are many signs of damage like brittle texture, split ends, breakage, itching sensation on scalp and no elasticity. Damage hair gets tangled easily. After symptoms come the causes, the damage to hair can be due to excessive washing with hard soaps and even direct exposure to dry and humid climate, use of straighteners, lack of moisture in hair, use of chemical treatment, etc. One may also comprise of damage hair due to the disease they might be facing like thyroid disease, any type of hereditary disease, malnutrition, etc., are just few diseases.

In parlors, trimming can be considered as the best way in getting rid of damaged hair, there are even many natural and safe home remedies that will help in repairing dull hairs. Damaged hair cannot be recovered soon. It needs patience as well as time. Here are few home remedies that will help in getting rid of damaged hair.

Home remedies for damaged hair naturally

Avocado for damaged hair

Avocado is rich in Vitamins, proteins, fatty acids and natural oils. Avocado helps to repair damaged hair. This helps to soften the hair and can hydrate the flexible. This also prevents free radical damage to your hair. Based on the length of your hair, take ½ to 1 ripe avocado and add 1 – 2 teaspoons of olive oil. Blend them well until to get thin and smooth hair. Apply the hair and leave it for about 1 hour. Rinse it off with water. Alternatively, mash a ripe avocado and add 1 egg yolk to it. Add sufficient amount of coconut milk into it. Prepare it into to form a thick paste. Apply this paste on the scalp and gently massage your hair for about 5 minutes in a circular motion. Leave it for about 1 hour and rinse it off with lukewarm water. Shampoo your hair normally.

Honey and apple cider vinegar to treat damaged hair

Apple cider vinegar is best to leave hair with a shiny look that acts as a natural conditioner. Take ¼ cup of organic raw honey and 10 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar. Mix them well together and is this as a shampoo to damp your hair. Leave it for about 15 minutes. Rinse it off with warm water.

Honey to get rid of dry hair

Honey is rich in conditioning your hair and can add moisture to your dry hair. Take ¼ cup of organic raw honey and some fresh water. Mix them well and spread it all around your hair. You can add it tablespoon by tablespoon according to your hair length. Apply it to damp your hair and leave it for about 30 minutes. Rinse it off with warm water.

Sandalwood oil to prevent damaged hair

Sandalwood oil helps to treat damaged hair. Mix a few drops of sandalwood oil and add a few drops of olive or jojoba oil. Mix them well and rub the mixture between your palms. This helps to smoothen the ends of your hair and can sleekness with a way to curb and condition your brittle, flyaway hair. Another way is, squirt a few drops of hand lotion in your palm and smooth it through damaged hair. This helps to damage your hair and can remove hair dryness.

Olive oil to prevent damaged and dry hair

Olive oil is a very good remedy for recovery of damaged hair. It comprises of fatty acids and even antioxidants and even vitamin E. It recovers the damage hairs and seal the cuticle with moisture. It helps in protection of hair from the further damage.

Take warm olive oil on your scalp and then massage gently for a few minutes and then cover the hair with warm towel. Leave it on for almost 30 minutes or even overnight. Then, wash it with shampoo and condition it. Try this for almost two to three times a day.

Egg to get rid of damaged hair

Eggs help in providing nutrients and even nourishment to the hair that will help in recovering damaged hair. Egg yolks are best as it comprises of proteins, minerals and even essential fatty acids that has best nourishing property of hair strands and also induce shine to it. It helps in cleansing hair and scalp.

Massage a whisked egg on scalp and hair for almost few minutes. Cover it with a shower cap and then leave it for 20 minutes. Rinse it with cool water and then shampoo and condition it.

Aloe vera to repair damaged hair

Aloe vera is very good at repairing the damaged hair. It has best humectant properties which will help with hair soothing. It also comprises of enzyme, amino acids, and even vitamin C and E that will help in getting good hair.

Take some aloe vera juice and apply it to your damaged hair. Leave it for almost 10 to 15 minutes, then rinse it off with lukewarm water.


Mix 4 tablespoon of aloe vera gel and add two tablespoons of coconut oil and then 3 tablespoons of yogurt. Mix it properly and then apply the mixture to your hair. Let it leave for almost at least 30 minutes, then wash it off and then wash hair with shampoo and conditioner. Try this remedy for almost once a week.

Coconut oil hair treatment for damaged hair

Coconut oil is best for damage hair treatment as it is a combination of nutrients and give your best shiny hair. It will easily penetrate into the hair, in turn, it will prevent the cuticle from damaging and make hair healthy.

Use coconut oil for massaging hair and scalp for almost every day or at least 3 to 4 times a week for about 5 minutes with warm coconut oil. Leave it overnight. Wash hair with shampoo and conditioner the following morning.

Banana to recover from damaged hair

Bananas can help in repairing and recovering damaged hair. It comprises of high potassium, fortifying vitamin, natural oils and even the most important moisture content which helps in softening the hair and improve the elasticity.

Take one ripe banana and smash it thoroughly on hair. Allow it to leave for at least one hour and then rinse it with lukewarm water, shampoo and conditioner. Follow this remedy once a week for better results.

Now repairing damaged hair is easy and available at home at a cheaper price. So don’t waste time and use this home remedies and make your hair healthy again and shine.

Gooseberry (Amla) best herbal treatment for hair

Amla is an excellent herb that works wonders for hair and also the skin. It is rich in Vitamin C and good for the hair texture.Extract juice by crushing amla. Mix this juice in the hair oil. Massage it daily to the scalp and gently on the hair. Remember, hair is a very delicate thing, handle with utmost care. You can also consume one amla daily to control damaged hair.  Alternatively, add amla juice or pulp in your hair conditioning pack. This remedy definitely nourishes our hair.

Hibiscus for hair care

Make a paste of hibiscus flowers. Take about 5 flowers, grind them, add this to a cup coconut oil and heat it for some time, add 4 teaspoons of sesame oil. Mix it thoroughly. Massage your hair every day with this mixture.

Honey and lemon to get shiny hair

Honey is a natural conditioner and Lemon is rich in Vitamin C. Mix 3 tablespoons of honey with the lemon juice (1 medium sized lemon). Mix it well, massage your hair with this mixture.

Fenugreek seeds or methi for dandruff free scalp

Fenugreek seeds have lots of medicinal value in it. Fenugreek also helps in hair growth. Here is the process to make a simple home remedy.

Take one cup of fenugreek seeds and soak in water overnight. Grind the soaked seeds the next day, it has to be grounded into a fine paste. Apply to your hair and cover your scalp for an hour and wash off with a mild shampoo. Using this remedy 3 to 4 times a week is good enough to treat the damaged hair.

Alternatively, try this too. Slightly roast the fenugreek seeds and put it in the coconut oil jar for a week. Massage your scalp thoroughly the night before you wash your hair. Take half a cup of methi seeds for a small bottle of coconut oil.