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Homemade Masks: Hair Loss

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Hair loss is a serious problem, and homemade masks for hair loss rescue may be the best solution for you. Let’s find out which masks can give you the best results.

Onion hair mask

An onion hair mask is a big hit among homemade cosmetics users. It strengthens hair roots, instantly increases blood flow and speeds up the metabolism in the necessary location. The recipe is simple – grate some onion and carefully rub it into the roots of your hair an hour before you plan to wash your hair. If you have delicate skin, you can change the recipe a little by adding some natural yogurt to the onion mask at a ratio of 1:1.

Aloe Hair Mask

Aloe is a plant which has traditionally been used in homemade masks for hair loss. People grow this plant at home, grate or mince it and rub the substance onto the head. If you don’t have an aloe plant at home, you can use aloe juice to make the mask. Aloe juice can be found at any pharmacy and is fairly inexpensive. The effect for such an inexpensive solution is rather impressive. To prevent hair loss, we advise you to mix a teaspoon of aloe juice with a teaspoon of honey and rub this mixture onto your head.Hair mask with aloe

Vitamin Hair Mask with Nettle

To make up the mask you need a teaspoon of jojoba oil, 12 cups of nettle infusion and one egg yolk. You can buy jojoba oil at your nearest pharmacy and prepare nettle infusion by yourself. To prepare the nettle infusion, place one table spoon of nettle, which can be found at most major pharmacies, into a bowl and add 12 cups of fresh boiling water. Let the mixture stand 30 minutes then use a sieve to strain. Once the mixture is strained, the infusion is ready. If you have fresh nettle, use one cup of fresh leaves for the mixture.

To create this homemade masks for hair loss, add an egg yolk and 1 teaspoon of jojoba oil to the nettle infusion and beat the mixture until smooth. Apply the mask to your scalp, covering everything from the roots to the tips. Keep the mask on your hair for 40 minutes. Jojoba oil, nettle and egg yolks contain a lot of vitamins, which work to nourish hair follicles, strengthen them and promote their growth.

Avocado Hair Mask

A reader, Aljona, sent a letter to us regarding an avocado hair mask. Aljona says, “everybody who has hair loss problems can try this interesting mask that I tested on myself. Personally I can’t stand any mask with onion or mustard. That’s why I’d been looking for a recipe of a homemade mask with gentle, non-irritating ingredients. And I’ve found it.”

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To create Aljona’s mask you need an avocado, which can be purchased in any supermarket. If it’s hard and unripe, leave it in the sun for about two days, and then cut it into two parts. You can use one-half in a salad and the other in the mask. Mash the half avocado in a bowl, add a teaspoon of honey and apply the mixture to your scalp covering roots and length. The mask feels comfortable and doesn’t burn. Aljona has been applying this mask twice a week for some time and her hair has stopped falling out.Avocado Hair Mask

Clay Treatment Hair Mask

Clay is rich in minerals and micro-elements, which your hair may lack, causing it to fall out. A homemade masks for hair loss using clay can help stop the hair loss and strengthen hair roots. To make a clay mask, take three tablespoons of blue clay, which you can find at the nearest pharmacy, and mix some warm mineral water into it until a paste is formed. You can also replace water with milk or cream if you have dry hair. Apply the mask to your scalp, parting your hair and massaging it onto your head. Then wrap your hair with a plastic cover and a towel, leave it in for 40 minutes and rinse off with your regular shampoo.

Wonderful Hair Mask for hair loss rescue

This homemade masks for hair loss has numerous positive reviews from our readers. It strengthens your hair, promotes hair growth and nourishes the roots of the hair. Here’s the recipe of the magical mask. Mix a tablespoon of onion juice, a tablespoon of honey, 2-3 tablespoons of burdock oil, depending on your hair length, and one egg yolk. Stir the mixture well, rub it onto your scalp for 5-10 minutes and wrap your hair with a plastic cover and a towel. Rinse off with your normal shampoo after 40 minutes.

Salt Hair Mask

Not many people know that salt has been used as a natural remedy for hair loss since ancient times. The recipe of a salt, hair mask is simple and will provide optimal results. The first step is to wash your hair, then take some coarse iodized salt and mix some hot water into it until it becomes mushy. Rub this mixture onto your scalp and hair roots carefully. Rinse off with warm water after 15 minutes. Repeat it one to two times a week.Salt Hair Mask

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Kiwi Hair Mask

In countries where kiwi is widespread, it is often used in various homemade masks for hair loss, including masks to treat hair loss. So we can also use the fruit that has already helped so many people to help treat our hair loss. Moreover it’s widely known that kiwi’s contain a lot of vitamins. To make up the mask peel the fruit, mash it, add a teaspoon of cognac or vodka into it and stir the mixture. Rub the mask onto the scalp for 5-7 minutes, cover it up with a shower cap and let it sit for about 15 minutes. As you can see the recipe is very simple, but the mask gives you good results.

Mustard Hair Mask

Homemade mustard hair masks often times are the best remedy for hair loss. It works to not only stop hair loss, but also promotes its growth. As mustard has a strong irritating effect and can burn the scalp, you should be very careful with the preparation and usage of this mask. To protect you from possible problems we’ve written a single article about mustard hair masks which includes different recipes, experts’ advice and readers’ feedback.Mustard Hair Mask

Retinol Hair Mask

Retinol, which is also known as Vitamin A, can be found in every pharmacy and can be very helpful in homemade masks for hair loss. Due to our readers’ feedback, the most popular recipe of this mask consists of 2 tablespoons of cream, a tablespoon of Vitamin A and a teaspoon of lemon juice. Stir the mixture into a glass and place the glass in hot water to warm the mixture. Rub it onto the scalp and rinse off with warm water after 15 minutes.

Henna Hair Mask

If your hair falls out intensively, usually, henna can help you as well. Nowadays we’ve unfairly forgotten about this cosmetic remedy, but our grandmothers used it for making homemade masks for hair loss and were quite successful. As you know, henna has a great variety of benefits. It adds luster to your hair, rescues your scalp from dryness, itching, dandruff, strengthens hair follicles and prevents hair loss. To make up the mask you need a neutral henna, which is usually sold in the pharmacy or in a makeup store. To prepare the henna hair mask at home you should know some nuances. That’s why we’ve prepared some interesting material for you on this theme.

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Mask for stimulating hair follicles and treating hair loss

This homemade masks for hair loss is based on grapefruit juice which boosts blood circulation and thus improves nourishment of your damaged hair, strengthens them and stimulates growth of your sleeping follicles. To prepare the mask stir a tablespoon of burdock oil, a teaspoon of honey and juice from one grapefruit half. Apply the mask from the roots to the tips of your hair. For better results wrap your hair with a plastic cover and a towel or simply with a shower cap. Rinse off with warm water and shampoo after 40 minutes.

Homemade shampoo for treating hair loss

This shampoo contains the most helpful ingredients, the main function of which is to prevent hair loss. There are lots of minerals, hair nutrients, and vitamins, which tend to strengthen thinning hair. For one portion you need to mix one egg yolk and a tablespoon of your shampoo (it’ll be better if it’s a firming one). Add two tablespoons of lemon juice to this mixture and apply it to your hair. Massage your head for a while and let it sit for 40 minutes. Then wash your hair as usual. To stop hair loss use it every time you wash your hair or 2-3 times a month.Homemade hair mask

Hair Mask with black bread

Black bread contains lots of Vitamin B which is good for the strength and beauty of your hair. To create the mask at home take two loaves of black bread and soak it in milk until you get the mixture to a cream-like consistency. Apply it to your head, massage it and wrap your hair with a plastic cover and a towel. Leave it for 40 minutes to an hour and rinse off with warm water.

Oil Hair Masks

Burdock and castor oils are top remedies in homemade masks for hair loss problems. There are lots of recipes for homemade masks containing these oils. So you can choose any depending on the condition of your hair, its length, hair fat content and so on. Please, have a look at the article previews below. There you can find various recipes for homemade hair masks with the usage of these wonderful oils.


  1. Very nice list! I have not actually heard of a few of these. I have used salt as a means to rid flakes and it does work amazingly well as does coconut oil. One that I am shocked I did not see on the list is castor oil. I have used it myself to regrow my eyebrows and make them thicker. It does work!


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