Are you suffering from a damaged hair problem? Don’t you know how to solve your problem? Don’t worry. We are here for you; in this article, we came up with the best home remedies for damaged hair that can manage and support healthy and strong hair.

What Are The Reasons For Damaged Hair:

Our hair goes through a lot every day; imagine that! Here are a few things which we torture our hair with:

1. Heat.
2. Styling tools.
3. Harsh chemical products.
4. Sun exposure.
5. Stress and more.

With that being said, it isn’t surprising that we women and men suffer from hair that looks, dead, dull and damaged. The local parlour may help with treatments, expensive and chemically induced, but would that help? In fact, in the long run, our hair would suffer more from the damages of such treatments. Plus, think about the costs involved and the maintenance post such treatments too. This can be an expense that would rip your wallets apart and bring you none of the desired results as well.

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Simple Home Remedies For Damaged Hair

The best would be to abide by grandma’s home remedies for damaged hair and dry hair, in the form of hair masks. There are ingredients in your kitchens which would work wonders for the hair, bring it back to life and also boost your self-esteem too.

1. Bananas And Avocado For Damaged Hair:

The paste of bananas and avocado would be amazing to use on dead and damaged hair, say experts. Both fruits should be mashed well and then lathered on the hair. Keep the mash on your hair for around an hour and then wash it with cold water. Do this twice a week if possible, and in a month’s time, you would see the difference.

2. Flat Beer:

Flat beer too would be a great way to bring back strength and vitality to your hair. Use a mug of the beverage to wash or rinse the hair, post shampooing and under lots of cold running water, so that you don’t smell of beer later on. Once a week is enough for bounce and shines to come back to your hair

3. Egg And Honey For Damaged Hair:

You could even use an egg mixed with honey and a few drops of water to bring back life to damaged hair. Get the ingredients mixed well and apply it to the hair. Rinse the hair after half an hour and watch how soft the hair gets. Do this thrice a week and watch what happens in a month, surprise!!

4. Olive Oil And Vinegar:

Olive oil and vinegar, 2:1 when mixed would condition the hair follicles, care for the scalps moisturizing and also relieve the scalp from the dry itchy state of affairs too. Soak the hair and scalp in this magical potion for half an hour and thrice a week. Wash it off with warm water and enjoy the bounce and fluff later on.

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5. Mayonnaise For Damaged Hair:

Mayonnaise works wonders for damaged and dry hair too. Apply the mix generously to your hair and leave it for an hour. Wash it off with a mild herbal shampoo sans the use of conditioner later on. This will clean the scalp, moisten the roots and feed the follicles, bring back the shine and bounce too. Do this thrice a week for better results.

6. Curd:

Plain curd on the hair would be fine to use, and if you want, you could use honey and an egg for added benefits too. Keep it on the hair for half an hour and watch how your hair comes back to life, making the hair smooth and shiny in a month. Most professionals said to curd is one of the effective and best home remedies for damaged hair.

7. Rotten Eggs:

Don’t throw away those rotten eggs; use them for hair therapy. Use two rotten eggs in a bowl of fresh cream and apply it to your scalp and hair. Cover the head with a shower cap for an hour and wash it with lukewarm water. Massage gently with a hair oil later on and then wash it off after an hour. This process should be done twice a week since it takes time. It would also bring life and shine to hair which is dead and will also make you happy with the soft tresses kissing your neck.

8. Lime For Damaged Hair:

Lime is an antiseptic agent, which is why the juice of lime when mixed with a cup of water and used as a final rinse would do well for your hair and the scalp. It removes fungi and bacteria, build-up and dirt or grime too. Flakes and itchiness would go away, and the hair would come back to life since now the follicles can grow and breathe. We would ask you to use this formula thrice a week for fifteen minutes before your shower. Watch how the hair bounces back to life in a month’s time

9. Almond And Sesame Oil:

Olive oil when mixed with almond and sesame oil in equal 1:1:1 would be great. Warm the mixture and massage gently into your hair every night. Keep it till the next morning and then steam your hair with a hot turban therapy for ten minutes. Wash it off using a mild herbal shampoo only. Do this thrice a week for good results. Olive oil is one of the best home remedies for damaged hair that can push your hair strength and bring back life too.

10. Milk And Coconut For Damaged Hair:

The milk of a coconut can be used for bringing back life to your hair. Freeze the milk for an hour and let it thicken. Then apply the thick milk all over your hair and scalp, and keep it for twenty minutes or more. Get the hair washed off with cold water and then pat dry the hair. The hair will smell awesome, and the life is restored to the crowning glory too. This hair mask is one of the best and perfect home remedies for damaged hair which will give silky and smooth hair.

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11. Stinging Nettle Tea:

Home remedies for damaged hair include the herb ‘’Stinging nettle” which helps in regeneration and well-being providing nourishment to all hair types. Used for ages all around the globe, it is easily available online. This herb has the potential of making your hair healthy inside out. Nettle tea leaves available at the store can be easily bought and drinking 2-3 cups of tea will surely repair your damaged hair. You can also apply a cup of freshly brewed nettle tea for the final rinsing of your hair during your daily washing sessions. After soaking your hair with the brewed nettle tea wash your damaged hair off with cold water. Your hair will benefit greatly from this washing ritual.

12. Hibiscus:

Damaged hair home remedies do not get better than Hibiscus. Finding Hibiscus is not a tedious job to perform. Easily available in florist shops buy a few quantities of the available flowers. Now take 5-6 of your hibiscus flowers and cook them up well in ½ a cup of coconut oil such that the flower breaks down well and dissolves. After cooling the oil for some time use the resultant oil for your damaged hair treatment. Massage your hair well in gentle circular strokes with the oil every alternative day and treat the dull and damaged hair successfully.

13. Massage For Damaged Hair:

Home remedy for dry hair by brushing and providing gentle massage to your scalp is a great idea and just as easy to implement. After all, all you need is a brush. The procedure ensures that all the nourishing materials that you apply for conditioning your air settle deep within the hair follicles. Brushing is a great way to promote the health of your hair. Clearing the tangled hair with the stroke of your brush ensures that your damaged hair does not have any scope for further dent. Massaging your scalp after oiling your hair or after a hot oil session will let the moisture spread out and reach the deeper parts of your hair thus providing nourishment all along.

14.  Apple Cider Vinegar:

Apple cider vinegar is one of the most effective homemade hair treatments for damaged hair.ACV (Apple cider vinegar) is known for its beneficial properties, which include allowing revitalization to your flat and damaged hair, thus bringing it back to life once again. For treating your damaged hair with apple cider vinegar, you need to mix a small tablespoon of Apple cider vinegar into a cup filled with water and drink this about 30 minutes before one of your main courses. Ingesting a small quantity of ACV will result in the prevention of hair loss and also nourishing the hair thus resulting in longer, thicker and undamaged hair.

15. Greek Yogurt For Damaged Hair:

How many times have you had yoghurt at home yet used it just as a marinating aid? Forget those days. Here comes a new use. Damaged hair home remedies include applying a paste of full-fat Greek yogurt to your hair. They provide great relief to your heavily damaged hair. For treating your hair apply the store-bought yoghurt to your hair and proceed by massaging your well from the roots to the tips. Allow this pack to settle a little longer a few hours is ideal for the yogurt to work best. Then rinse off the pack with cold water and shampoo your hair. Do this every once in a while for the best results.


There were 15 of the best home remedies for damaged hair which your kitchen would have at any given point in time. Please ensure that you do not rush for chemical treatments, which give you only temp relief, you need long-term help which is why going as natural is suggested. Ensure that you take good care by eating fresh fruits and veggies at all times, pop in a vitamin E tablet too and wash your hair with aspirin if possible as well.


About Suvarna

Suvarna is a freelance content writer with over 8 years of professional writing experience. She specialized in developing research-based content on Beauty, Skin, and Hair Care. Suvarna believes that beauty is one of the key factors for every personality. She always strives to bring more authenticity and credibility to her articles.