BeautyHomemade masks to protect hair from the sun

Homemade masks to protect hair from the sun

Discover some ideal masks designed to provide protection and care for hair after sunbathing, to prevent it from drying out.

Summer is a particularly damaging time for hair. There is a wide range of factors such as the sun, sea salt, and chlorine in the pool, which damage it and make it lose its shine and natural vitality. Generally, the main symptom of damaged hair is that it breaks very easily and, in addition, it falls out more than usual.

In this type of situation, it is best to bet on homemade masks. 100% natural remedies that can be prepared with ingredients that everyone has in their kitchen and that are especially beneficial for hair during the summer season.

In addition, since they do not contain any type of chemical, they are very respectful of the scalp, thus taking care of the hair not only in the short term, but also in the long term.

Olive oil and natural yogurt

Generally, as a result of the sun, the hair has a brittle appearance and a dry and rough texture. Well, this is one of the best masks with natural ingredients to restore softness and natural shine to hair.

As ingredients are needed: olive oil and natural yogurt. To prepare it, you simply have to mix a tablespoon of olive oil and a tablespoon of natural yogurt. The mixture can be done by hand or, so that both ingredients are better linked, with a blender.

Once the mask is ready, it is simply applied to the hair, from roots to ends, left to act for 20 minutes and rinsed with plenty of warm water. Ideally, apply this mask once a week.

Lemon and mint leaves

This is one of the most recommended homemade hair masks in the summer season. It acts as a protective shield on the scalp so that it does not become dehydrated and lose its shine due to the sun, the chlorine in the pool and the salt from the sea.

To prepare this mask you need the following ingredients: 4 or 5 mint leaves, apple cider vinegar, fresh arugula and lemon juice. The preparation process is very simple. Boil a cup of water and, when it reaches its boiling point, add the mint leaves; let it cook over medium heat for a couple of minutes, remove it and strain it to keep the infusion. Then, the infusion of mint leaves is mixed with the apple cider vinegar, the fresh arugula and three tablespoons of lemon juice.

The poultice is applied directly to the hair, left to act for 20 minutes and rinsed with plenty of warm water. During those 20 minutes it is convenient to place a plastic cap on the hair.

Yogurt and egg

This mask is recommended for those who notice their hair dull in summer. A home remedy with totally natural ingredients that everyone has in their kitchen and that is very simple and quick to prepare.

As ingredients you need an egg and a natural yogurt. Its preparation is very easy. The first thing is to beat the egg white until stiff. When ready, mix with 5 tablespoons of natural yogurt.

Once the mask is prepared, it is applied directly to the hair, massaging the scalp very well with gentle circular massages so that it penetrates well; It is left to act for 30 minutes and removed with plenty of warm water.

Avocado and honey

Avocado is a fruit that provides a great dose of nutrition to the hair, so this is a fantastic mask for the summer season.

To prepare it you need an avocado and honey. The preparation of this homemade mask is very simple. Mix the avocado and honey in a bowl and prepare a kind of puree with both ingredients; they can be mixed with a mixer so that the paste is more homogeneous.

The mask is applied to the hair, with special emphasis on the scalp. It is left to act for 20 minutes and then removed with plenty of warm water.


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