It is well-known that bananas contain a lot of vitamins and natural oils good for the human body. On this reason bananas are highly recommended as a product for healthy dieting, as a necessary baby food product, or as a product for different diseases treatment. Bananas are also used for reviving damaged, brittle, dry or greasy hair. In such cases bananas are usually used as an ingredient for the home-made hair masks.
Being rich in vitamins bananas provide the hair with potassium and carbohydrates, making them healthy, strong and resistant enough to the negative effects of the environment. Natural masks made of any ingredients, including bananas, strengthen the hair damaged by regular blow-drying, constant drops of temperature as well as other factors, at all its length. That is why apart from the usual hair care (especially long hair care) you should also use the home-made masks.
Of course, today almost every hair & beauty salon or beauty aids shop suggests a wide range of masks, but the effect of these cosmetic products becomes visible after a long use only. You can easily buy a ready-made banana mask, but it will for sure contain conserved banana extracts, not fresh banana itself. If this kind of masks effective for your hair or not is hard to say, but anyway it isn’t worth experimenting with your hair and your health.
Only the masks made on the base of natural products are able to revive and strengthen even the badly damaged hair. The only thing you should do is not to forget using these masks on a regular basis (that is not less than 2-3 times a week), using fortifiers specially made for your hair type, and make some effort to invent new variations of natural masks for your hair.
For a start, you may choose one of the hair mask recipes listed below. Try to use it several times to see the effect it produces on your hair. If you like the result, you can continue using it afterwards.
Banana, egg yolk & honey hair mask
For intensive hair growth it is better to use a very effective banana, egg yolk & honey hair mask. You have to take all the above-listed ingredients, mix them together properly with the help of blender, then cover your hair with this mask along its full length and wrap your head with a towel. Leave the mask for 20-25 minutes. Then take off the towel, wash your hair and rinse it with chamomile infusion or use a special hair conditioner.
Banana, wheat & honey mask for brittle hair
Dry and brittle hair needs additional treatment with special strengthening masks. To restore the hair structure and revive your hair you may try a home-made banana, wheat & honey mask for brittle hair. This mask not only strengthens the hair, but also makes it manageable, glossy and healthy, as it remedies the lack of vitamins of C and E group.
Grind 2 table spoons of honey, 1 banana and 2-3 spoons of wheat germs with the help of blender. Mix all the ingredients together properly. It is better to cover your hair with this mixture just as the mask is ready for use. Spread the mask along the full length of your hair, then wrap the hair with the towel and leave the mask for 15-20 minutes (until it gets fully absorbed into your hair). Wash the mask off with warm water, rinse the hair properly and then wash your hair with a shampoo and use a hair conditioner.
Banana, lemon & honey mask for greasy hair
If your hair gets greasy, sticky, and unattractive, with a greasy luster, you should take immediate action and use masks alongside with your usual hair care. To prevent the untidy looks of your hair for a longer time you may use a special banana mask for greasy hair.
It is very easy to make and to use. You need a lemon, one table spoon of honey and one banana. Squeeze the lemon juice, mash a banana and then mix all the ingredients together. Cover your hair with the obtained mixture, then wrap it tightly with a towel and wait for 20-25 minutes. Rinse your hair with water, and then wash it with shampoo.
Avocado, egg yolk & olive oil mask
The mask is very good for dry and brittle hair. To make this banana hair mask you need to grind an
overripe banana and an overripe avocado with the help of blender, then mix the puree with an egg yolk and1 table spoon of olive oil. After that you should cover your hair with the mask, wrap ypur hair with the towel tightly, and leave the mask for 15-20 minutes. Take of the towel and rinse the hair thoroughly. After you use the avocado, egg yolk & olive oil mask it is highly recommended to rinse your hair with hair conditioner or chamomile or other herbal infusion.
For banana masks it is better to use not only egg yolks, honey or sour cream. It is also possible to use kefir, yogurt and different oils (as olive oil, vegetable oil or burdock oil, etc). Everything depends on your personal preferences and imagination. The main thing is to follow the sequence of procedures while using the mask: don’t forget to leave the mask for not less than 15 minutes, wrapping your hair with a towel (you may also previously wrap it with the PE film to enhance the effect of the mask on your hair), and rinse your hair properly afterwards. To make your hair smooth and glossy use special hair conditioners.
Attention! All the information on the site is purely informative, it doesn’t substitute professional medical treatment or diagnostics. Before starting banana hair mask consult your doctor.
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