DIY onion hair mask for shinier hair

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Onions are way more useful than you can imagine. They contain components such as— Vitamin B, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, folic acid, zinc, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, and carotene. All these elements in onion make it ideal for long and shiny hair and act as a defence against hair fall and dull hair. In this article, we’ll let you know three great hair masks you can make using onions that will provide you with long and shiny hair super duper soon!

How to extract onion juice at home?

Take about 1-2 onions (size depending on your length of hair) and peel it off properly. Wash the onions properly and chop them roughly in large chunks. Put the pieces in the blender, and later, using a strainer or a muslin cloth, separate the small pieces of onion from the juice. Your onion extract is ready for use in the hair masks.

DIY onion hair masks

Onions extract and olive oil hair mask

Olive oil is considered the best oil when it comes to hair health. It helps in fighting infections and thus improves hair growth and prevents it from being dull. Olive oil also improves the blood circulation in hair and makes the follicles go stronger and healthier. The icing on the cake is that olive oil keeps dandruff away from hair, which is considered to be a prime reason for dull and bad hair.

How to make the mask?

  • Take about 3-4 tablespoons of onion extract.
  • Add about 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil to it.
  • Mix them properly and massage the mixture in circular motions into the scalp.
  • Wash it off using a mild shampoo and conditioner after 1-2 hours.
  • For effective results, use it every week.

Onions extract and honey hair mask

Honey is considered to be a natural conditioner and owns antioxidant properties. It keeps the scalp and follicles healthy and hair shiny. It locks moisture in hair and restrains it from looking dry and frizzy. In addition to aiding in maintaining your hair, it also strengthens the hair follicles in all possible manners.

How to make the mask?

  • Take one tablespoon of honey (organic) and mix it properly in about half-cup of onion extract.
  • Properly divide your hair into two halves and apply it all over on scalps to hair ends.
  • With gentle hands, massage it for a few minutes and then leave the mask for a while.
  • After some time, wash your hair using a mild shampoo and condition it as well.
  • For effective results, apply this mask at least once a week.

Onions extract and yoghurt hair mask

Yoghurt holds your hair firm and prevents hair loss. It nourishes basically all kinds of hair – from dry and frizzy to damaged and dull ones. With that, yoghurt also maintains moisture in the hair and provides a cooling effect to the scalp and follicles. It fights dandruff in hair and makes your hair look shiny and beautiful.

How to make the mask?

  • In a utensil, take about 5-6 tablespoons of onion extract.
  • Mix 2 tablespoons of thick yoghurt in it.
  • After proper mixing, apply and massage the mixture gently in the hair and leave it be for about 35-45 minutes.
  • Later, wash the mask off using a mild shampoo and conditioner.
  • For bright results, apply the mask every week.

Hopefully, the mentioned DIY masks will help you effectively with your hair, and you’ll own healthy, shiny and long hair super soon. Have a shiny hair day, every day!