DIY Herbal Hair Mask
Use this rejuvenating mud mask after every long term protective style or if your hair is just dry and won’t accept moisture. Try this and your hair will be revitalized, shiny, and soft!
The ratios change for hair length and hair thickness. But start small then add more as needed to make the perfect spreadable consistency. My hair is shoulder length so these are my measurements, if your hair is short cut this recipe in half, if it’s long double or triple it.
- 1 cup of bentonite clay
- 1 tbsp of neem powder
- 1 tbsp of henna powder (optional)
- 1 oz of apple cider vinegar
- 1 ½ oz of spring/distilled water
- 2 tbsp of lime juice (2 wedges)
- 1 big tbsp of honey
- 7-10 drops of peppermint/oregano/rosemary oil
- Glass bowl
- Glass cup
- Non-metal mixing utensils
- Mix all the liquids together first in a glass cup and set aside.
- Mix the powders together.
- Pour liquids in slowly while mixing until you reach a creamy consistency.
- Thoroughly wet hair with warm water
- Section hair and apply to every strand intentionally.
Make sure you get your scalp as well
- Cover with a plastic cap and let sit for 1-2 hours.
- Uncover and let air dry.
- Thoroughly rinse and deep condition or style as you please, all depends on what your hair needs.
I highly encourage every natural girl to find out the porosity of their hair. This is key in taking care of your hair, and seeing growth.Porosity determines if it’s best to rinse your hair with cool or warm water. A lot of hair products simply don’t do well on certain types of hair and it’s because of hair porosity and protein sensitivity. There are plenty of youtube videos on this but here are three different tests and information on the importance of knowing your hair porosity.