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  • Writer's pictureShruti GOCHHWAL

Banana Hair Mask: 5 Unbelievable Benefits, How To Use

Every single person in this world desires healthy and shiny looking hair. But unfortunately continuous environmental exposure and the usage of various hair styling tools make this desire unachievable. As we age, our hair loses its lustre. Problems like dry hair, hair fall, and dandruff wreak havoc on our hair. But do not think that you need to rely on expensive salon treatments to achieve a wealth of shining hair. Something as simple as a banana hair mask can do the job for you. You might wonder, what does banana do to your hair? Well, bananas are a great source of carbohydrates and are rich in potassium. They help to enhance the texture of your hair by softening it and preserving their elasticity.

It is hard to fathom how a banana mask for hair competes with store bought trendy hair spas and masks. But the goodness of bananas when mixed with other natural ingredients like aloe vera, yoghurt, egg yolk, etc. can indeed prove to be a boon for your hair. Such a homemade hair mask for hair growth and thickness will not give you short term benefits. With regular usage, you will indeed find visible differences in your hair quality. All your issues like dandruff, hair fall, and dryness in your scalp will disappear as your hair strength will renew. Are you ready to whip up a banana hair mask for yourself? Keep reading the article below.

How Do You Make a Banana Hair Mask?

What can I mix with banana for hair? You can mix a variety of ingredients as listed that are easily available in your surroundings.

1.   Aloe Vera and Banana Hair Mask

aloe vera and banana hair pack

banana and alovera, Credit: Canva

If you combine banana with aloe vera which is a potent source of vitamin C, E, A, and B, you will not only benefit from shiny hair but will also eliminate your hair loss problem. Aloe vera is a great conditioning agent. To make this mask, you need around three bananas and two leaves of aloe vera plant. Take out all the pulp from the leaves and in a blender, blend the pulp with bananas. Keep blending until you attain a thick paste. Now apply this mask on to the roots of your hair.. After thirty minutes, wash it off.

2.   Moisturising Coconut and Banana Hair Mask

coconut hair mask

coconut pulp, Credit: Canva

Oils like coconut oil helps you fight all the dry scalp issues. The oil is recommended as a treatment for damaged hair. It is why coconut oil hair massage is so popular. Can I apply banana mask on oily hair? You might wonder. Yes, you certainly can.To make this hair mask, take two bananas and combine it with two tablespoons of coconut oil. If you want to make the mask more effective, add some coconut milk in it. All these ingredients should be mixed thoroughly. Now part your hair and start applying it from the roots to the end. You can keep it for half an hour and then rinse the mixture off from your hair.

3.   Strengthening Papaya and Banana Hair Mask

mask for growth

bananas and papayas, Credit: Canva

Loss of hair strength is the primary reason behind hair fall and thin hair. You can prevent losing your hair by using banana and papaya together. This mask will strengthen your hair. To make this mask, take two bananas, half a papaya, and about two tablespoons of honey. Make a paste out of banana and papaya and add to it. Cover every single strand of your hair with this mask and wash it off after a period of thirty to thirty five minutes.

4.   Softening Milk and Banana Hair Mask

banana hair mask

milk and banana, Credit: Canva

It is a fact that for growing hair you need protein and other essential vitamins and minerals. Milk is full of casein protein, which is a high-quality protein. Apart from this protein, it also contains a variety of vitamins and minerals. Milk and banana are thus a perfect remedy to combat the problem of dry hair. A mixture of both these ingredients will help you to strengthen, nourish, and hydrate your scalp. They also work to prevent any loss in the natural shine of your hair that you may be experiencing lately.

Extremely simple to make, this mask only requires you to have a banana and a 100 ml quantity of milk. Slice the banana into small pieces, put it in a blender, and pour some milk over it. Blend all ingredients together and you have got yourself a moisturizing and softening hair mask. The mask may feel sticky, so make sure to wash it off thoroughly with water.

5.   Volumising Honey and Banana Hair Mask

softening mask

picture of honey, Credit: Canva

Honey is known for its moisturizing properties and is a very good ingredient for managing dandruff prone hair. Apart from moisturising hair, it also strengthens your hair. To make this mask, take half tablespoon of honey and one banana which is ripe. Make their paste. When you feel that the paste has achieved a very creamy and soft consistency, then you can apply it on your hair. When applying it on your hair, concentrate more on the tips of your hair. The hair tips are prone to developing split ends. hence , don’t forget to apply this mask in generous quantities there.

These banana hair masks are great for helping you enhance your hair health. Best of all, you don’t need to visit any salon for it. Just find these ingredients and whip them up as mentioned above.

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