Nothing is relaxing and invigorating than a spa treatment whether it is body or hair spa. But it takes a lot to get a spa treatment in the saloon, booking an appointment, taking time out to head to the spa, and it also pinches your pocket. Eyeing the end result i.e. smooth and silky hair, women mostly spend money though little costly to experience the fabulous feeling of being pampered.
Hair spa when done frequently provide your hair a voluminous and lustrous look and makes you feel very good. It rejuvenates the hair and scalp which further makes the tresses healthy and attractive. If you experience the hair spa treatment but can’t afford the cost then you don’t have to worry. As now you can do it easily at home. Many may be thinking now how they can do it at home. Before demonstrating the procedure lets me explain what is exactly a hair spa treatment.
What is Hair Spa Treatment?
Hair spa treatment is the treatment of the hair and scalp to nourish and condition the hair in order to improve its texture and health. The treatment is carried out with the ingredients that help to reverse the damage occurred in the past and enhances the health of the hair. It helps to get back the normal texture of the hair. So, if your hair texture is damaged due to pollution, sun or harsh chemicals, you can regain its original health and texture by doing hair spa treatment.
Now that you know what exactly hair spa treatment is, let’s learn the technique to do it at home. The hair spa treatment that is done in saloons uses certain products that contain chemicals. These chemicals may not suit you and hinder with the health of the hair. But the homemade treatments are totally natural made with organic ingredients that suit all hair type. So, other than cost, here is one more reason to do hair spa treatment at home. Without wasting more time, let’s learn the method of doing hair spa at home. Given below are some of the hair spa treatments with the methods to it at home.
Olive Oil Hair Spa Treatment
You just need olive oil and water to do this spa treatment at home. Olive oil is a good source of antioxidants and acts a hair conditioner. It moisturizes the hair and repair damage of the hair strand.
Here is the method to it. Take 2 to 3 tablespoons of olive oil as per the length of your hair. Now massage the scalp with the oil and also apply the oil from the root to the tip of the hair. Take a lidded pot of hot water on a table and bend your head over the pot. Then cover the hair and the pot with a towel. Once you cover your head, remove the lid and allow the steam to pass into your hair and scalp. Stay in this position for 10 minutes and then remove the towel. Finally wash your hair gently with a mild shampoo.
Avocado Hair Spa
Avocado is a rich source of nutrients and fatty acids that acts an excellent hair conditioner. Therefore, this mask is best for dry and damaged hair. To do this treatment at home, you need to take one avocado, peel it and mash the pulp to form a smooth paste. Apply the paste on the hair from the roots to the tips. Let it sit for some time and then steam your hair using a pot of hot water. Cover your hair with a towel and leave it for around 10 minutes. Then remove the steam set up and wait for another 10 minutes. Rinse your hair with water and wash with a gentle shampoo. Repeat the application every week for effective results.
Egg Hair Spa Treatment
As we all know that egg is loaded with protein which is the building blocks of cells. It also helps in the growth of hair while providing strength and repairs hair damage. You just need one whole egg, two tablespoons of coconut oil and a pot of boil water for this treatment. Take a bowl and wish the egg and coconut oil to form a smooth paste and keep it aside. Steam the hair with the help of pot containing hot water. Take the steam for 10 to 15 minutes and then apply the egg and coconut oil mask on the hair. Let the paste sit for around 15 to 20 minutes on your hair and then wash off with cool water. Then was the hair with a mild shampoo. Try to apply the mask once a week for a better result.
Banana Hair Spa Treatment
Banana is considered as the divine food with all the health benefits. It is rich in minerals like potassium, natural oils, and vitamins. These vitamins and minerals help to improve the hair texture and also help to keep it healthy by minimizing hair breakage.
You just need one ripe banana, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, and a pot of hot water to do this hair treatment at home. Take a bowl and mash the banana, add olive oil to the paste and mix thoroughly. Now take the pot of boiling water and steam your hair for around 10 minutes. After the steam, apply the banana mask all over the hair from root to tips. Leave the mask for around 20 to 30 minutes and then rinse with water. Finally, wash off with a mild shampoo. You can apply this hair spa treatment for one or twice a week. Applying twice a week is safe as the spa is completely natural and involved no chemical.
Milk & Honey Hair Spa
Nothing is nourishing than milk and moisturizing than honey. And the combination of both the ingredients makes a wonderful hair spa. This spa is wonderful for normal to dry hair. You need raw milk and honey and boiled for steam to take this hair spa at home. Take a cup of milk and add a tablespoon of honey into it. Keep the mixture aside. Then take hair steam for around 1 minute with the help of the lidded pot of hot water. After 10 minutes remove the steam and apply the honey-milk mixture on the hair from roots to tips. Keep the mixture on the hair for about 20 minutes and then wash off with lukewarm water. Finally, shampoo the hair with a gentle shampoo. You can repeat this spa treatment once in every week for a fast and effective result.
Coconut Cream Hair Spa
Coconut is rich in minerals and vitamins. It is loaded with fatty oils, vitamins B1, B3, B5, B6, C and E. It is also rich in minerals like calcium, iron, selenium, magnesium and phosphorus. All these nutrients act so well on the hair and nourished and conditioned the hair. This hair spa treatment works best for dry hair.
You just need one cup coconut cream to do this treatment at home and a hot water lidded pot. First of all, steam the hair for around 10 minutes using the hot water pot. Place and bend your head over the pot. Remove the lid, cover the head with a towel and let the steam diffuser. After 10 minutes remove the steam set up. Now directly apply the coconut cream all over the hair. Let the cream sit on the hair for one hour. Then wash off with cold water and shampoo the hair. You must do this hair spa treatment once a week to witness the change in hair texture.
Strawberry hair Spa
This yummy fruit is not only good for health but also for your hair. The good news is that you can use this fruit to prepare a hair spa at home. Strawberries are loaded with folic acid, vitamin B5, and B6 which nourishes the hair and strengthen them. It also contains ellagic acid which along with the other nutrients helps to control hair fall. Therefore this hair spa is good for those who are experiencing hair fall.
Take one cup chopped strawberries, one egg yolk and two tablespoons of olive oil. Grind all the ingredients in a blender to form a smooth paste and keep it aside. Now using the steam set up, steam your hair for 10 minutes. Place a lidded pot of hot water on a table. Sit on a chair and place your head over the pot. Remove the lid and cover your head with a towel. After 10 minutes, remove the towel from the head and keep the pot aside. Now, apply the strawberry mask that you have prepared earlier. Leave the mask on the hair for 15 minutes and then rinse with regular water followed by shampoo. Repeat the application once a week for a better result.
Honey Hair Spa
Honey is rich in minerals. It is considered as a super emollient that absorbs and binds moisture in the hair. This quality of honey is highly beneficial for hair as it helps to nourish the hair like no other. Your hair feels so smooth and manageable like never before. But you should be little cautious as honey has a little bleaching property which can affect the natural color of the hair. Otherwise, this spa is completely safe and good for all, hair types.
You just need one-fourth cup of honey to this spa treatment at home. First of all wash your hair with shampoo and warm water. Dry the hair by removing the excess water with the help of a towel. Now take honey and apply on the damp hair. Cover the entire length of the hair with honey and let leave it on the hair for about 10 to 15 minutes. Then wash off with shampoo. You should apply the pack once in two weeks.
Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Spa
You must have heard that apple cider vinegar is good for weight loss. You will be amazed to know that it is also good for hair. Apple cider vinegar acts as a natural hair detangler and helps to remove the residue or pollution particles build up on the hair. It balances the ph level of the hair, reduces dandruff and seals the hair cuticles ensuring voluminous and lustrous hair.
You need two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar and one cup of water to do this hair spa at home. The method is very simple, first of all, you need to wash your clean your hair with a mild shampoo so that all the dirt are removed. Wipe out excess water from the hair with the help of a towel. Now take a spray bottle and mix 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar into it. Spray the diluted water on the hair. Keep the water on the hair for around 5 to 10 minutes and then wash off with regular tap water. You can follow the treatment once in two weeks for a good result.
Beer Hair Treatment
A lot has been said nowadays that beer is good for health. This popular drink is also good for hair. It contains malt and hops that are loaded with protein which helps to restore damaged and dull hair. Beer also contains sugar which acts as a conditioner and imparts shine to the hair. And the best thing about beer is that it is suitable for all hair type.
To do this treatment at home, you just need a pint of beer. Open the pint and leave it overnight to make it flat. Next morning shampoo your hair with a mild sulfate-free shampoo. And then use the beer as a conditioner. Massage the scalp for few minutes and then wash off with water. You must repeat the application once in two weeks for a visible change in the hair texture.
Cucumber Hair Treatment
This healthy and nutritious vegetable never goes wrong with your skin and health and so it for your hair. It is a loaded with vitamin A, C and the silica which aid in hair growth. Cucumber when used along with olive oil, nourishes the hair and conditions it wonderfully. It further enhances hair growth and improves the texture of the hair strand. This treatment is also suitable for all hair types.
All you need to do this treatment at home are half cucumber and two tablespoons of olive oil. Take a cucumber, cut it into small pieces and chop it. Blend the cut cucumber with olive oil and keep the mixture aside. Then set up steam with a pot of hot water. Place your head in front of the pot containing hot water and then cover your head with a towel. Take the steam for around 10 minutes and then apply the mask on the hair and leave it for 15 to 20 minutes. Then wash off with a mild and sulfate-free shampoo. You can repeat the spa treatment once in a week.
Egg and Olive Oil Hair Spa
The egg is a storehouse of protein which just ideal for nourishing hair. And when used in combination of honey and olive, it just acts miraculously to improve the texture of the hair. It has the power to improve any hair condition whether it is dry, damaged, fizzy, scanty hair.
You need one egg, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 1 tablespoon of honey and hot water to carry out the treatment at home. Take a bowl and whisk the egg along with honey and olive oil and keep the mixture aside. Now take a pot of hot water and keep it on the table. Take the steam of the water by placing your head facing the pot and cover the head with a towel. Let the steam diffuse into the hair for 10 minutes and then remove the steam set up. Then apply the egg mask on the hair and leave it for 20 minutes. Finally, wash off with tap water and a mild shampoo. Apply the hair spa treatment once a week for visible results within few days.
Heena Hair Spa
Heena is used traditionally in India since ages to treat many hair conditions. Heena is considered an effective and natural hair conditioner. Along with conditioning, it also removes dirt and helps to control dandruff. A henna spa is good for the oily and flaky scalp. You need the following ingredients to do the sap at home: 2 tablespoon henna powder, 2 tablespoon amla powder, 1 tablespoon shikakai powder and 2 tablespoons retha powder.
Take a bowl and mix all the ingredients mentioned above. Keep the mixture aside. Now make the set up to steam your hair by placing a pot of hot water on the table. Place your head facing the pot and cover your head with a towel. Let the steam works on hair for about 10 minutes. After 10 minutes remove the set. Then apply the henna pack on the hair completely from root to tips. Let the pack soak into the hair for about an hour. Finally, rinse with tap water and wash off with a mild shampoo. Repeat the treatment once in every two weeks for an effective result.