Summer is here and so is the heat and every curly girl's worst nightmare, humidity. Ever have those days you didn't put enough product in your hair that it looks like a hot mess by the end of the day?
Don't let this humidity make you become a product hoarder. You have to protect your hair in the summer just as much as you do in the winter. There are so many natural hair treatments to fight and protect all the elements from your hair, made from ingredients you probably already have in your cabinet.
Well here are some natural DIY Hair Treatments to combat all the hot weather elements:
1. Water & Rosemary
Use this as a refresh on beach day. Take 4 parts water to 1 part rosemary oil to stimulate growth and refresh the hair when you are out and about.
2. Water, Aloe Vera, Argan Oil & Glycerin
Take care of those dried out strands with this mix. Your hair hero: aloe! Its polysaccharides restore moisture to hair to seal out humidity and add shine. Mix 1 cup water, 2 tablespoons aloe, 1 teaspoon argan oil and 1 teaspoon glycerin and spray to hydrate your locks.
3. Hot Coconut Milk Treatment
Repair and reclaim your hair with this hot treatment. Apply coconut milk while its warm before shampoo and conditioning for 30 minutes. The protein in the coconut milk acts as a lightweight treatment to repair damaged hair. It moisturizes while nourishing your hair, making it smooth, strong and shiny.
4. Apple Cider Vinegar & Water
Remove the extra build-up with ACV and water. Dilute 2 tablespoons of Apple Cider Vinegar with 2 cups of water. Wash your hair as normal, but rinse with the diluted solution. Let it sit, then finish with conditioner. Apple cider vinegar helps in balancing the pH level of your hair and closes any open cuticles, making your hair more adept at holding moisture. It also removes the build-up of dirt and grease while adding shine to your hair.
5. Banana & Almond Oil
Blend one ripe banana with 2 tsp of honey and 1/3 cup of almond oil for the ultimate moisturizing hair mask. Leave on for 25 minutes to fight frizz and regain extra moisture back into the hair. Bananas are great for hair conditioning, especially when it is combined with honey which is a well-known humectant.
Let me know what are your favorite weather hair treatments?