Homemade Hair Protein Treatment

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Homemade Hair Protein Treatment
Keep your hair looking great by applying a homemade hair protein treatment monthly. (Is my hair OK? image by Frenk_Danielle Kaufmann from Fotolia.com)

Although effective, commercial hair protein treatments are often expensive. By using a few basic ingredients from your kitchen, you can make your own protein treatments without breaking the bank. Protein provided from eggs and other natural ingredients help revive damaged hair and encourage healthy hair growth. Use homemade treatments once a week for a month to bring your hair back to life, and then apply them monthly to keep your hair looking great.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tbsp coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • Mixing bowls
  • Fork
  • Shampoo
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp vinegar

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    Coconut Protein Treatment

  1. 1

    Combine 2 eggs, 3 tbsp coconut milk, 2 tbsp honey, 2 tbsp olive oil and 1 tbsp vanilla extract in a bowl. Mix the ingredients with a fork until blended well.

  2. 2

    Wet your hair with warm water. Apply the mixture directly to your hair, taking the time to massage it into your roots.

  3. 3

    Allow the coconut protein mixture to set for 30 minutes.

  4. 4

    Rinse the hair treatment out thoroughly, and shampoo your hair as usual. Avoid using blow dryers or other heat styling equipment to protect your hair.

    Simple Protein Treatment

  1. 1

    Add 1 egg into a mixing bowl.

  2. 2

    Beat the egg and then add 1 tsp of olive oil and vinegar.

  3. 3

    Apply the mixture to damp hair.

  4. 4

    Allow it to set for 10 to 15 minutes, and rinse the treatment from your hair.

  5. 5

    Apply shampoo to your hair as usual.

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