This post is in response to the question:
I have very naturally frizzy hair and can’t afford alot of expensive de-frizz products. Does anyone know of any “home remedies” for getting rid of frizzy hair.
Frizzy Hair Solutions
If you have frizzy hair, you know that dealing with it is a daily battle. Just walking out of the house can change things. This can be frustrating when you have worked for hours and your shiny, silky and bouncy hair goes to frizzy hair in less than 10 seconds.
There are multiple reasons for frizzy hair:
1. One of the main reasons for frizzy hair is that the hair lacks moisture. The cuticle layers on hair strands need moisture to make them smooth.
2. Extreme humidity
3. The regular use of a blow dryer
4. Swimming in chlorinated water
5. Overuse of hair products. There are certain chemicals in hair care products that can”fry” your hair.
6. Using the wrong products for your hair type.
Whatever the reasons for your frizzy hair, you can find relief. Here are some Home Remedies for Frizzy Hair that work.
Frizzy Hair Solution #1 – Carbonated Water
Using carbonated water to rinse your hair is a great solution. Examples of carbonated water products are:
The way that carbonated water is produced is by using pressure to for carbon dioxide to dissolve carbon into water. Carbonated water has low pH levels which will help fight frizz caused by humidity.
Just rinse your hair using carbonated water when you are finished shampooing.
Frizzy Hair Solution #2 – Apple Cider Vinegar
If you follow this blog, you might think that apple cider vinegar is a miracle home remedy and you could be correct. Apple cider vinegar works very well in fighting and even preventing frizzy hair. The acid contained in apple cider vinegar helps to smooth out the frizz as well as provide life to your dull hair.
Just mix equal parts of water and apple cider vinegar. This will reduce the acidic property of the apple cider vinegar. Add it to your final rinse after washing and shampooing. You can use this safely every two to four weeks.
Frizzy Hair Solution #3 – Beer
Beer is not just for breakfast anymore, no really it is an option to help restore moisture to your hair. The darker the beer the more nutrients, minerals, vitamins, amino acids and antioxidants. All of which your hair needs.
Coat your hair entirely with beer, then allow the beer to sit for just a few minutes, Next rinse the beer out using cold clean water. Repeat every two weeks.
Frizzy Hair Solution #4 – Avocado
A hair mask made from avocado is very effective way to remedy frizzy hair issues. Avocado contains high amounts of vitamin E, which have been shown to help tame frizz. Avocado has excellent hydrating abilities along with a good source of fatty acids which will help to soothe unruly hair.
Simply smash a ripe avocado, add a small amount of olive oil then mix well. After you shampoo your hair, apply the mixture all over your hair. Allow the mixture to remain in your hair for between 30 minutes and an hour. At that point, rinse the mixture out using cold water. If you like, condition your hair to get eliminate the avocado scent.
Frizzy Hair Solution #5 – Bananas
Bananas can actually be beneficial for conditioning your hair conditioning. This is because bananas are very rich in natural oils, potassium, carbohydrates and vitamins. All these ingredients lock in moisture to soften and add shine to your hair and help prevent and repair split ends.
Mash one ripe banana with a fork until there are no lumps. Mix in one-fourth cup of yogurt. Then add two tablespoons each of honey and olive oil. Apply the mask all over your hair and scalp. Put a shower cap over your hair and leave it on for 30 minutes to an hour. Rinse your hair and then shampoo and condition as usual, repeat weekly
Frizzy Hair Solution #6 – Coconut Milk
Coconut milk works as a natural light protein and moisture treatment for frizzy hair. You can extract coconut milk from the flesh of the coconut or opt for one available in the market.
Put two tablespoons of coconut milk in a small pot and heat it until warm. Make sure it doesn’t get too hot and burn.
Apply the warm coconut milk on your hair and cover your head with a towel. Leave it on overnight.
In the morning, wash your hair with shampoo and let your hair dry naturally.
Do this twice a week to enjoy shiny and bouncy hair.
These are some very simple home remedies which you can use to combat frizzy hair as well as restore lost shine and return smoothness to your hair.