Why It’s Time To Go Bananas For Hair

 Why It’s Time To Go Bananas For Hair

Dr Blossom Kochhar

Our lifestyle, diet choices, and carefree attitude toward our hair result in dry, frizzy, and damaged hair. Oh, did we forget to add stress and harmful environment to the list? To tend to our hair damage, we apply the tone of hair care products, but forget to use one of the most economical, easily available ones already available with us. Bananas. They have a variety of nutritional elements like it as an excellent source of vitamins, magnesium, potassium, and silicon that can help restore damaged hair. Banana pack for hair is considered a natural super-conditioner that adds bounce to our hair, increases endurance, and improves its manageability. The banana hair mask is also highly effective in treating and preventing dandruff due to its antimicrobial properties.

Let us look at some super-effective banana hair masks that can really make your hair shine.

Over-treated hair can lead to hair loss due to the toxic chemicals found in dyes and styling products. Choose your hair styling products wisely. Research and consult the specialist to choose the right product. Take extra care of your hair in the summers and use homemade hair masks by mixing a banana with milk or cream to moisturize your hair and prevent breakage.

A quick super effective hair mask that you can make at home when you are struggling with time. Mix one banana, one teaspoon aloe vera gel, and one teaspoon olive oil. Grind these together in a mixer and make a smooth paste. Apply it evenly to your hair and leave it on for 20 minutes & rinse it off with lukewarm water.

Make it a habit to use a hair pack every fortnight, it’s important to nourish your hair and give them the treatment they deserve. A great DIY pack that anyone can make easily at home is by mixing one ripe banana with one tbsp olive oil and one teaspoon aloe vera gel. Grind it well in a mixer, make a smooth paste, and apply it evenly to your hair. Keep it on for 20-30 mins and rinse it off. Don’t worry if the banana gets stuck in your hair, it might take a wash or two to completely get out of your hair.

Another one that you can try at home to tame dry and frizzy hair is to take one tablespoon of conditioner, half mashed banana, one table of lemon juice, a teaspoon of olive oil, two tablespoons of curd, and 2-3 drops of lavender essential oil. Mix all these together to make a mask. Keep it on for 20 minutes and then rinse it off. This will give you smooth and shiny hair instantly.

A quick but super effective hair mask that you can make at home is by mixing 1 banana, 1 teaspoon aloe vera gel, and 1 teaspoon olive oil. Grind these together in a mixer and make a smooth paste. Apply it evenly to your hair and leave it on for 20 minutes & rinse it off with lukewarm water.

Another effective banana hair mask is by mixing one ripe banana with 1 ripe avocado, and two tablespoons of olive oil. Apply the mask on your scalp and strands and leave it for 15 minutes.

 

Dr Blossom Kochhar is Chairperson, Blossom Kochhar Group of Companies


 

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