5 Best Hair Masks For Damaged Hair | Women And Men

Best Hair masks

Your hair tolerates a lot. You roam in the city and expose it to heat and pollution, you come home and treat them with tens of hair products, you go outside and – how can you leave the room without curling, straightening, or blow-drying, right?

Well, your hair takes it all. And, it’s necessary to pamper them too with some amazing hair masks. Let them breathe and feel nourished.

It’s important to keep them healthy so that you keep following your guilty, unhealthy hair habits and they stay as always strong.

So yes, make your Sundays the Fundays for your hair with these best hair masks for damaged hair, and get ready to make them stronger, healthier, and more nourished.

1. Rice Mask


Rice – 1 Cup

Fresh Orange Peels – of 1 Orange Peel

Fenugreek Seeds – 2 Tablespoons

Water – 1.5 Cups


Wash the rice thoroughly. Bring the water to boil and add the rice, orange peels, and fenugreek seeds.

Let it boil for 8-10 mins on medium heat. Turn off the heat and let it cool. Strain the water.

Pour this water over to cover all the hairs. Leave this mask for 10-15 minutes and wash your hair with room-temperature water.

You may also follow the video for the alternative.


This hair mask is inspired by Korean hair masks. Koreans are known to use rice in their skincare and haircare routines. This is what makes their hair and skin look gorgeous.

Since rice is great at giving your hairs shine and softness, it’s among the best hair masks for damaged hairs.

2. Banana Hair Mask


Ripened Banana – 1

Yogurt – 2 Tablespoons

Castor Oil – 1 Tablespoon

Honey – 1 Tablespoon


Mash the banana and mix together all the other ingredients to form a smooth paste. Apply this banana hair mask for damaged hair from tip to roots.

Leave it for 20 mins. and cover your hair with a shower cap. Wash your hair thoroughly using a mild shampoo.

Note: I’d advise you to strain the whole hair mask to especially keeping the lumps out. I tried using it and the little banana lumps stayed in my hair and I had to use a lot of conditioner to smoothen my hair and pick those out one by one – So, bottom line – strain the hair mask to save yourself from standing in the shower and wasting your half an hour.


Bananas are rich in carbohydrates, potassium, and collagen. This makes them the perfect, rich food for your hair.

Hair masks like this are best for frizzy hairs since the collagen in bananas helps in the straightening of your hairs naturally and adds shine to them. Bananas are also great at improving the elasticity of your hair to make them stronger and avoid split ends.

3. Egg Hair Mask


Egg – 1


Beat the egg and apply it from roots to tips. Tie your hair in a bun and leave it for 30-35 mins.

Wash your hair with cold water. Hot water can make the egg curdle.


This is one of the easiest and the best hair masks for damaged hairs. It requires only 1 ingredient and no effort.

The egg has all the kinds of fats, proteins, and minerals that your hair needs to get stronger, healthier, longer, and shinier.

While the egg white strengthens the hair, the egg yolk works as the food for hair and provides it with all the nourishment.

The egg hair mask is also one of the most versatile hair masks for damaged hair since you can add any natural ingredient that is good for your hair.

You may add banana, yogurt, olive oil, henna, etc to make your very own hair masks. No matter what you add to an egg, it always works best for your hair.

Note: You may also choose to add the egg yolk in all the hair masks mentioned in this list (except the Rice Water Hair Mask).

4. Yogurt Hair Mask


Yogurt – 1 Small Cup

Coconut Oil or Olive Oil – 1 Tablespoon


Mix yogurt and the oil well together. Apply this hair mask from roots to tips and leave it for 20 mins.

Wash your hair with warm water.


This is another one of the easiest hair masks for damaged hair. Yogurt is the enemy of frizzy hair and helps your hair be softer and frizz-free while the oil helps you add shine to your hair.

The lactic acid in the yogurt helps get rid of dandruff and all scalp-related issues.

5. Aloe Vera Hair Mask


Aloe Vera Gel – 3 Tablespoons

Honey – 1 Tablespoon

Olive Oil or Coconut Oil – 1 Teaspoon

Baking Soda – 1/2 Teaspoon


Mix all the ingredients well together. Apply this hair mask from root to tips and leave it for 20-25 mins.

Wash your hair with room-temperature water.


Aloe vera is very soothing and nourishing for hair as well as skin. It adds softness, removes dullness, and adds shine to your hair.

It is also beneficial for making your hair stronger and thicker. Aloe vera works as a natural heat repellent. This property of aloe vera protects your hair from UV rays and also the heat from hairdryers and straighteners.

Bonus Read

These 5 best hair masks for damaged hair are perfect if you’re looking to repair your hair or wish them to be longer, shinier, and healthier.

The ingredients used in these hair masks for damaged hair like banana, aloe vera, and rice are also great for face masks.

The quantity of ingredients mentioned for these hair masks is enough for medium to long hair and works wonders for both men and women.

I hope this article was helpful to you. If it was, drop your views in the comments below and I’d love to get back to you.

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