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Avacado Hair Mask
Source: EcoBeauty -- Scrubs, Rubs, Masks, and Bath Bombs for You and Your Friends" author Janice Cox shares some of her favorite recipes to soothe dry winter tresses. (Entered by Donna Putney)
Avocados are rich in oil, protein, B vitamins and vitamin A, and they are super-hydrating to dry, damaged hair. They contain more protein than any other fruit, and their abundant natural oil will coat your hair and form a protective barrier, keeping your locks well hydrated, soft and flexible. (Yield: 2 ounces)
Serves: One Treatment
Step by Step Instructions
- Stir all of the ingredients together until you have a smooth paste, using a fork or blender.
- Apply the entire mixture to your head and massage it into your hair and scalp.
- Wrap hair in a warm towel or put on a shower cap and leave the treatment on for 20 minutes. Rinse well with warm water, then shampoo as usual.
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