How do you fight frizz in natural hair? What keeps frizz away all summer and fall and what products work best on frizz are all questions every natural is dying to know. Frizz – it’s the dreaded enemy of good hair days and sleek styles. It can turn the sleekest of styles into a ratty bird’s nest all in a matter of minutes. Heat damage, chlorinated water and humidity are all well-known frizz makers, but the leading cause of frizz is dryness.
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If you suffer from frizz regularly, then chances are your hair is lacking moisture. Frizz is a common problem that can be very easy to fix. All you need to do it take a look around your kitchen. We’re sure you have at least one frizz fighting solution in your home. Let’s have a look at some easy frizzy hair remedies that are made from natural ingredients that you may already have in your own home.
AVOCADO HAIR MASKIf your frizz is caused by dry, dehydrated hair then avocado is your best frizz-fighting option. Avocado is packed with vitamin E and fatty oils, which work to add moisture to the hair and smooth frizz.
For this mask, mash one very ripe avocado in a bowl along with a tablespoon of virgin olive oil. Apply this mask to freshly washed hair and allow it to sit for at least 30 minutes before rinsing with cold water. This mask can be done every two weeks and you should notice results immediately.
APPLE CIDER VINEGAR RINSEThe acidity of apple cider vinegar makes it a naturally effective frizz fighter. The acid in this vinegar works to smooth and tame frizz. ACV also gently removes dirt and product buildup from the hair without stripping it of natural oils.
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Simply mix equal amounts of ACV and water in a spray bottle and mist your hair thoroughly after washing. This rinse can be done every 2-4 weeks and you’ll notice shiny, less frizzy hair within weeks.
OLIVE OIL TREATMENTOlive oil is the holy grail of kitchen-made beauty treatments. Controlling frizz is only one of the many beauty uses for olive oil. If you want to tame frizz fast, this mask is for you.
BANANA & COCONUT MILK HAIR MASKBananas and coconuts are both rich in natural oils and other nutrients that work to soften the hair, add moisture and reduce frizz. This easy to do mask combines banana and coconut in a protein packed, frizz busting punch.
For this mask, take one ripe banana and mash it in a small bowl. After all lumps have been removed, add a tablespoon of coconut oil and two tablespoons of warm (not hot) coconut milk. Mix together and apply to damp, clean hair. Cover hair with a shower cap and let the mixture sit for at least one hour before rinsing with cold water.
DARK BEER RINSEBeer can be a refreshing adult beverage, but it also has amino acids and other nutrients that are excellent for the hair. Beer is also great for restoring and locking moisture into the hair, making it perfect for taming frizz.
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After washing your hair, mist or coat it well with flat, dark beer. Let the beer sit on the hair for a few minutes before rinsing with cold water. The beer combined with the cold water closes hair cuticles, leaving the shaft smooth and frizz free.
Frizz is unsightly and a quick sign you may be suffering from dryness and as we embark onto cooler weather, try these remedies to keep hair healthy and moisturized before winter sets in.
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