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5 Simple D.I.Y Hair Masks for Natural Hair

Updated on June 28, 2014

Egg and Olive Oil:

Aim of this mask:

Strengthen hair (Deep Protein)


  • 1 Egg

  • 2 tablespoons of Olive Oil


  1. Whisk egg in a bowl

  2. Slowly add in Olive Oil

  3. Apply to damp hair

  4. Place a plastic cap over hair and let sit for 20 minutes to an hour

*WARNING: Use of this mask more than once a month can cause protein overload!*

Honey and Olive Oil:

Aim of this mask:

Adds moisture


  • 1 part Olive Oil

  • 1 part Honey

*Optional: Mix in 2 Parts Greek Yogurt*


  1. Mix the two ingredients together

  2. apply to dry or damp hair

  3. Place a plastic cap over hair and let sit for 30+ minutes

Banana and Yogurt:

Aim of this mask:

Soften and add Light Protein (great for protein sensitivity)


  • 1 Ripe Banana( I pull the banana off of the bundle the night before to speed up the ripening process)

  • 3-4 tablespoons of Plain Greek Yogurt

*Optional: Mi in 2 tablespoons of Honey for added Moisture*


  1. Mash banana thoroughly (Best to use a blender)

  2. Mix in greek yogurt

  3. Apply to damp or dry hair

  4. Place a plastic cap over hair and let sit for 15+ minutes

Coconut Cream:

Aim of hair mask:

Light Protein Treatment


  • 1 can of Coconut Milk without preservatives

  • 1 teaspoon of Honey


  1. Refrigerate can of coconut milk for 20-30 minutes

  2. Open can and place the coconut cream from the top in a bowl (Discard the coconut water)

  3. Mix in honey to make a creamy consistency

  4. Apply to hair

  5. Place plastic cap over hair and let sit for 20 minutes to 2 hours

Avocado and Mayo:

Aim of this mask:

Add moisture and softness


  • 1 Ripe Avocado

  • 1-2 tablespoons of Olive Oil


  1. Thoroughly mash avocado in a bowl

  2. Add in the olive oil

  3. Apply to damp hair

  4. Place plastic cap over hair and let sit for 30+ minutes


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