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honey, coconut oil, aloe hair mask

Honey, Aloe, & Coconut Oil Hair Mask

This natural homemade hair mask adds moisture and shine to any hair type; it also nourishes the scalp and can lead to healthier, longer, hair.
Prep Time 10 mins
Treatment Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Servings 1 treatment

Equipment

  • double boiler, or glass/ceramic bowl on top of a pot
  • Whisk
  • spoon
  • warm towel (you can warm for 10 minutes in the dryer while you make your mask)

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp coconut oil organic
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp aloe vera gel

Instructions
 

  • Place the honey and coconut oil in the top of a double boiler, or use a glass bowl over a pot. Add 1-2 inches of water to the lower pot and bring to a boil. Melt the coconut oil and honey, stirring with a whisk to combine. Remove from heat.
  • Add the aloe vera gel into the mixture and whisk until it blends in, being careful to break down any chunks of gel.
  • Allow the mixture to cool slightly until it is warm to the touch.
  • Using a spoon or your fingers, apply the hair mask to your hair, starting at the roots and working your way down to the tips of your hair. Gently massage into your scalp and rub into the strands of your hair.
  • Wrap your hair in the warm towel and allow the mask to stay on your hair for 30 minutes.
    honey and aloe hair mask working
  • Remove the towel and shampoo/condition your hair as normal (shampoo twice if needed to be sure all of the mask has been removed).
  • Style as usual, and repeat on a weekly basis to maintain effects.