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Olive Oil and Honey Hair Mask

Hemangi Harankhedkar
Hair health often gets neglected by people, and for healthy and beautiful hair a bit of pampering is essential. Olive oil and honey hair mask is one of the many remedies for hair care, and is suitable for all hair types. Keep reading for more information.
Olive oil and honey, the combination sounds a little weird but it surely works wonders for all hair types, especially dry hair.
Olive oil is a natural moisturizer and is so good for dry, frizzy and damaged hair. Honey is a natural proven humectant, which means it retains moisture with it. This combination of honey and olive oil is thus perfect for dry hair. The use of mask also helps in treating split ends, dandruff, and many other common hair worries.
Regular use of an olive oil and honey hair mask will give your hair a natural thickness and shine. Moreover, this face pack can easily be prepared at home! You should use this pack once in a week for it to show its effects. We have given an easy recipe below for making this mask along with the method to apply it.

Plain Olive Oil & Honey Hair Mask

Things You Need:
  • Honey
  • Olive oil
  • A bowl
How to Use:  
For normal length that run till your shoulders, mix 2 tablespoons of honey with 3 tablespoons olive oil in the bowl (take a little more for long hair). The hair mask should be applied on wet hair. So, wet your hair, apply this throughout the length and tie a bun. Keep it for 45 minutes and then wash off with a light shampoo and conditioner.

Best Combinations with Olive Oil & Honey

With Egg:

For a thicker hair mask, you can add some other ingredients. A mask of olive oil, honey and egg yolk helps in the reduction of dandruff and gives that extra bounce and shine. Use the same measurements mentioned before, and add one egg yolk to the combination. Mix well, and after applying it, let it remain for about 45 minutes or to the max for an hour.

With Cinnamon:

Prepare a paste of olive oil, honey and one teaspoon of cinnamon powder. Apply this paste on the length of the hair and wait for the effect to show (till 45 minutes). Cinnamon helps prevent hair loss, and you are well aware of the plethora of benefits of honey and olive oil.

With Lemon:

Lemon is an effective remedy for dandruff and is a natural refresher. Mix two tablespoons of honey with three tablespoons of olive oil and add a tablespoon of lemon juice in it. This hair mask works well for dandruff prone and oily hair. Keep the mask for around one hour if you have severe dandruff.
These were some best homemade recipes for all hair types. The use of these hair masks wouldn't show remarkable result in one use, you need to be consistent to experience long term effects. Applying the hair mask once in a week for about 45 minutes will benefit you in the long run.
You should also prefer the use of natural homemade hair masks only, because they are cheap and free from harmful chemicals. If you wish to buy ready-made packs, go for products that have natural ingredients in them. Harmful chemicals in these hair packs is often the reason for frizzes and damage of hair.
To supplement the hair pack, add other herbs like basil and henna. The use of these herbs is especially popular in Asian countries, where women are known for the thickness and beauty of their hair. Honey and olive oil hair mask is just one among the numerous ones that are available, and beauty of this hair mask lies in its suitability for all hair types.
Though the use of these hair masks helps in improving the texture of hair, some other hair care measures like regular hair massage using oil, along with mild shampooing of hair also help in keeping the hair clean and trouble free. So, pamper your hair with this natural hair mask for lengthy, thick and bouncy hair.