Moisturise Your Hair With Common Household Items

Health and fitness site Yeahtips offers some tips to put the moisture back in dry hair using stuff you probably have on hand.

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Dried-out hair is neither attractive nor healthy, but salon treatments (and even some home treatments) can get expensive. If your hair is looking more like straw than silk, reach to the pantry and try out one of these DIY haircare recipes crafted from ever-trusty vinegar, bananas, and avacados, or even beer (to name a few). Check out the full article for the full list of methods, including instructions—maybe you'll find one that's right for you.

What's worked for your hair, and what's left you with unfortunate findings? Share your moisturizing tips or hair horror stories in the comments.

How to Put Moisture Back into Dry Hair [Yeahtips]


    Trimming your hair is the only way to really get rid of dry ends...and of course prevention is better than cure! I haven't used shampoo in years -- if you're not stripping away the moisture to begin with, then you have an easier time keeping hair healthy, and you won't have to wash it as often either.

    Coconut oil or extra virgin olive oil are great on the ends -- I wouldn't use coconut oil on your scalp as this article suggests, unless you're shampooing it out. Cassia is a herb that is great for restoring moisture and shine. You could also try henna, though it does dye your hair a vibrant orange red. You can add all kinds of stuff to those mixes -- tea, coffee, herbs, honey, lemon juice...have a look at

    I could keep going, but I'd better stop soon! There are dozens and dozens of alternative ways to wash your hair out there -- no poo, conditioner only, water them for methods.

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