Homemade Hair Mask For Coloured Hair: The Fantastic Five

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Colored hair have been in vogue since quite sometime now. While some women use hair colors to enhance their looks and personalities, others use them to cover up greys. But you must have heard about the damage hair colors do to your hair. While most hair colors these days are ammonia free and come with an extra conditioning and nourishing serum, you can also opt for homemade hair mask to protect your hair from the damage. Here are five homemade hair mask for colored hair to make them healthier and stronger.

5 Homemade Hair Masks for Colored Hair:

  • Avocado + Almond Oil
  • Eggs + Honey
  • Banana + Milk
  • Olive Oil + Honey
  • Mayonnaise

Read the details below.


1. Avocado + Almond Oil Hair Mask

avocado and almond oil hair mask for colored hair

Avocado is high in nutrition quotient and is a super food that you should incorporate into your diet. This creamy fruit  can be applied to your hair to give it an extra softness and shine. Since hair coloring can make your hair dry and brittle, a nutrient-rich and creamy fruit like avocado can protect your color-treated hair very efficiently. Almond oil is also a great home-based ingredient for colored hair since it contains Vitamin A and vitamin E. The mix of avocado and almond oil is a great homemade hair mask for colored hair. Here is how you do it:

  • Peel an avocado and mash it using the back of a spoon
  • Add a tablespoon of almond oil to the mashed avocado and mix them well
  • Start applying the mixture to the length of your hair making sure that you distribute the hair mask evenly
  • Wrap your head in a shower cap and leave the mask for 30 minutes
  • Wash your hair using a gentle shampoo

You can also book a hair spa session on Urban Company a few days post the homemade hair mask treatment to add extra shine and moisture to your colored hair.

[Also read: How To Maintain Long Hair]


2. Eggs + Honey Hair Mask

  eggs and honey hair mask for colored hair

Eggs work really well as natural hair packs for colored hair. You can use protein-rich eggs to bring the lost shine and luster back to your hair. If hair coloring has made your hair dry and frizzy, egg masks can help you deal with these issues effectively. Honey has over 22 amino acids, 27 minerals, and 5,000+ enzymes and is great for retaining the moisture of your hair. It is also full of anti-oxidants. Mix eggs and honey and make a natural hair pack to add life back to your hair and fight the negative effects of pollution. It is a great hair pack for colored hair. Here is a simple homemade hair mask recipe for colored hair:

  • Beat two eggs in a bowl until the egg whites and egg yolks have mixed completely. If you prefer to use just the egg yolk, you can mix 4 egg yolks in a bowl
  • Add a tablespoon of honey to the mixture and beat until it has mixed completely
  • Apply on your hair and wash after 30 minutes


[You can also read: 3 Super Easy Egg Masks For Beautiful & Healthy Hair]


3. Banana + Milk Hair Mask

  banana and milk hair mask for colored hair

The combination of banana and milk gives you the goodness of protein, good fats and calcium, among other nutrients. As good as this combination is for your bones, it is a great natural hair pack for your colored hair too. Just use this homemade hair mask to get shiny hair:

  • Mash an overripe banana in a bowl
  • Add a tablespoon of full-cream milk and mix it well
  • Apply to your scalp and the entire length of your hair
  • Wash after 20 to 30 minutes[Also read:


4. Olive Oil + Honey Hair Mask

olive oil and honey hair mask for colored hair

Olive oil is rich in Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids and is extremely beneficial for hair. Virgin olive oil also works great for color-treated hair. Honey, on the other hand, adds luster and repairs damaged hair as it contains amino acids and enzymes. If you suffer from dry scalp or itchiness, the combination of olive oil and honey can provide much-needed relief. this also works as an effective hair spa treatment at homeHere is the recipe for this ultra-soothing and moisturizing homemade hair mask for colored hair:

  • Take a tablespoon of olive oil in a bowl
  • Add a teaspoon of honey and mix it well
  • Use this mixture on your scalp and length of your roots
  • Leave it for an hour before washing it off completely


5. Mayonnaise Hair Mask

  mayonnaise hair mask for colored hair

Mayonnaise is rich in fats as it is made out of egg yolk and vegetable oil. If you don’t eat  mayonnaise because it’s rich in fat content, you can still use it on your hair to avail its benefits. The smell can be an issue and you can use an essential oil, such as lavender, to the mixture. Here is how you can use mayonnaise as a natural hair pack:

  • Take two tablespoons of full-fat mayonnaise in a bowl
  • Add a few drops of lavender essential oil if the smell of mayonnaise bothers you
  • Apply mayonnaise to the length of your hair, concentrating on the ends
  • Keep it for 20 minutes before washing it off using a shampoo for colored hair

Mayonnaise also acts as a great hair mask for frizzy hair given its creamy texture.

These homemade hair masks for colored hair are easy to make since the ingredients can be found right in your kitchen. You can use these deep conditioning masks once or twice a week to start seeing the results. There is no need to stick to a specific hair mask recipe since you can use different ones every week. These hair masks are simple but they offer incredible results. Your hair will be so shiny and soft that you will be hooked on these healthy homemade hair masks for colored hair forever.

[You can also read: Great Hair Masks For Soft & Shiny Hair This Winter]
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