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This DIY honey and castor oil hair mask will give and soft, thick, and long hair

Published on:27 September 2020, 10:30am IST
This castor oil hair mask is magical. Not only does it nourish your hair but also promotes hair growth. Here’s how you can make it at home.
Shreya Gupta
Let this hair mask do its magic on your tresses. Image courtesy: Shutterstock
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While we spend lots and lots of time and energy taking care of our skin, as far as our hair is concerned—we stop at shampoo and conditioner. You might make the case for oiling your hair, let’s face it: not all of us have the time and dedication to do it regularly.  The result? Damaged hair, prone to falling and breakage. 

But here’s the good news! Whether you want to promote hair growth or nourish your hair—hair masks are the safest and best way to go about it. And what’s better than making one at home? 

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Also, read: These 4 DIY ultra-hydrating hair masks are all you need to nourish dry and damaged hair

While you can mix ingredients according to what your hair needs, this miraculous honey and castor oil hair mask does the job perfectly. Here’s how you can make one yourself:

Here’s everything you’ll need:

3 tbsp castor oil
2 tbsp honey
A few drops of lemon juice (optional)

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Give your hair the nourishment with this home-made hair packs. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

How you can make the mask:

  • Take a bowl and mix all the ingredients together to make a smooth paste
  • Apply this paste on your scalp and hair, and massage it gently for 5-7 minutes
  • Leave the hair mask on your hair for at least an hour
  • Then wash it off with a mild shampoo
  • You can use this mask twice a week

Here’s what this castor oil and honey hair mask does
Apart from leaving your hair soft and shiny, regular application of this mask can reverse hair loss and promote the hair growth. Moreover, it equally nourishes your hair which protects it from further damages. 

Castor oil: Using castor oil for hair is a wise decision, especially when it comes to hair growth. So adding castor oil in the mask can help thicken your hair. When you are massaging on your scalp, it also increases the blood circulation. This allows more nutrients to reach the hair roots making it healthier.

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Make castor oil a part of your hair regime and you won’t regret! Image courtesy: Shutterstock.

Honey: Honey is known for its moisturising properties. Adding it in the mask makes sure that your hair is thoroughly nourished. 

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Honey is an elixir for your hair! GIF courtesy: GIPHY

Lemon juice: Lemon juice cleanses your scalp and clears any scalp buildup. It also helps in treating dandruff. With a healthy scalp, you’re sure to get healthier mane.

Don’t wash it! Slather it with lemon juice instead.

So there you go ladies. Do try this at home and let us know how you liked the results.

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Shreya Gupta Shreya Gupta

Finding nirvana in good food, Shreya also loves reading books and is a die-hard Potterhead. Confident and motivated she's fun to be with. Plus food. Always.