During winters the cold does more harm than good to the hair and skin. It dehydrates the skin and makes the hair very frizzy. Henna, a natural product, helps replenish and nourish the hair. The following are ways to use henna for the hair, at home, with the help of other cost-effective natural ingredients.

Magical DIY Henna Hair Mask for Dry & Frizzy Hair Cure in Winter
Magical DIY Henna Hair Mask for Dry & Frizzy Hair Cure in Winter

1. With Black Tea

Ingredients

  • Henna Powder – 5 Tablespoons
  • Yoghurt – 3 Tablespoons
  • Large Lemon – 1
  • Egg – 1
  • Black Tea – 1 Cup
  • Warm Water – 1/2 Cup
  • Plastic gloves

Method

  1. Place the henna powder in a bowl and add the Yoghurt and black tea to it. Beat it well till a thick paste is formed.
  2. Squeeze in the lemon juice and stir it well and then leave it aside for 3 hours.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat the egg well and add the henna mixture into it. Stir it with a spoon.
  4. With the plastic gloves on, apply the henna mixture on the hair. Take each section of the hair separately and apply the mix from root to tip.
  5. Once the mix has been fully applied, tie the hair in a bun and cover it with a shower cap.
  6. Leave it on for 4 hours and then wash it off with lukewarm water.
  7. Repeat this process once a week for the best results.

2. With Coffee

Ingredients

  • Henna powder – 5 Tablespoons
  • Instant Coffee powder – 1 Tablespoon
  • Water – 1 Cup
  • Aluminium foil

Method

  1. In a pot, boil the water and add coffee powder to it. Keep it on the heat for a few minutes before taking it off.
  2. In a bowl, place the henna powder. When the coffee becomes warm, pour it into the henna.
  3. Mix it well so that there are no lumps.
  4. Section the hair and start applying the mixture to the hair. Make sure it is applied from root to tip.
  5. Once all sections are fully covered, leave it on for 4 hours, covering it with aluminium foil.
  6. Wash your hair with warm water and a mild shampoo and conditioner.
  7. Repeat this process once in a month for the most effective results.
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3. With Shikakai

Ingredients

  • Shikakai Powder – 1 Tablespoon
  • Amla – 25 g
  • Henna Powder – 100 g
  • Lukewarm Water – 1 Cup

Method

  1. Mix the henna powder, amla and shikakai Powder in a bowl. Add in the water little by little till a Yoghurt like consistency is formed.
  2. Section the previously damped hair and apply the mix on the hair using plastic gloves.
  3. Make sure the mixture is applied from root to tip of every section of the hair.
  4. Once the mix is fully applied, wear a shower cap and leave it on all night.
  5. The next morning, wash off the henna from the hair using a shampoo and rinse it well.
  6. Repeat this process once in a month for the best results.

Tip

It is advisable to first conduct a patch test on one section of the hair. This is to find out if you are allergic or not to any of the ingredients being used in the above-mentioned methods.



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