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DIY Beauty: Mayonnaise Hair Treatment

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If your hair is feeling dull and dry than this is the Mayonnaise Hair Treatment for you. It is super inexpensive to make so it won’t break your pockets. The good thing is I’m sure you probably already have all of the ingredients in your house anyway. Here is why I picked these 3 ingredients to create this DIY Mayonnaise Hair Treatment.

Mayonnaise is packed full of protein- Hair is made up of 91 percent protein and that protein breaks down when we do all of those bad things that we do to it.

Apple Cider Vinegar is great for clarifying- The apple cider vinegar will help break down all the product buildup on your scalp and hair. Not getting rid of the product buildup will weigh down your hair. This is why your hair still feels dry when you put moisturizing products in it.

Olive Oil is just fantastic on natural hair- Olive oil penetrates the strands of your hair very well to give it some moisture.

How to prepare your DIY Mayonnaise Hair Treatment

You will need to mix the following amounts together to create this Mayonnaise Hair Treatment:

  • 1 cup Mayonnaise (I used organic because most of the things in my house are organic)
  • 2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar

How to apply your DIY Mayonnaise Hair Treatment

  • Step 1- Wash your hair with your favorite shampoo.
  • Step 2- Separate clean hair into small sections and apply DIY Mayonnaise Hair Treatment thoroughly to each section and scalp.
  • Step 3- Cover hair with a heating cap or a plastic bag for 30-40 minutes.
    • *Do not put plastic bag over your face*
  • Step 4- Shampoo the mixture out of your hair and follow-up with your favorite conditioner.
  • Step 5- Apply whatever products you normally use and style to your preference. I normally do a twist out after a wash.

This DIY Mayonnaise Hair Treatment will give your hair the boost it needs to feel softer, look fuller and keep moisturized. Try it out and let me know how it works for your hair type.

Please keep in mind of you decide to do this in the shower, the surface of your tub might become slippery so be careful.


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DIY Banana Hair Smoothie

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Bananas are not just for eating!!!  That’s right they make a great hair smoothie to replenish necessary nutrients for marvelous hair.  The application of bananas to your hair will soften and boost the shine of your dull tresses.  The trifecta of potassium, natural oils and vitiams are just what you need to promote hair growth.   Have fun mixing these 3 ingredients and enjoy the benefits of this DIY Banana Hair Smoothie.


1 Ripe Banana (The softer the better for mixing)

1 Table Spoon of Honey

1 Table Spoon of Olive Oil

Step 1: Combine all 3 ingredients into a food processor and blend until there are no more lumps.  Straining the mixture is optional.

Step 2: Separate lightly damp hair into at least four sections and work mixture throughout each section.  For best application use a wide tooth comb and comb mixture through each section of hair. Cover plastic hair with plastic cap and let sit for 20-30 minutes.

Step 3: Thoroughly wash or cowash mixture out of hair and style as normal.

Extra Tip: Add 3 table spoons of sugar and turn this DIY Banana Smoothie into an instant face and body scrub.