5 Innovative and Effective Mayonnaise Hair Masks For Common Hair Problems

Updated at: May 21, 2020
5 Innovative and Effective Mayonnaise Hair Masks For Common Hair Problems

Mayonnaise is a magical ingredient for hair masks for hair problems. Read this article to know how to do a mayonnaise hair mask.

Chanchal Sengar
Hair CareWritten by: Chanchal SengarPublished at: May 21, 2020

Mayonnaise has suddenly become a household staple as our pantry is so incomplete without this condiment. As spread on bread, as a sauce for snacks, as chutney option for momos, as salad spread, and what not! You can be a food scientist and experiment with mayonnaise. In fact, you can use mayo for haircare! This might sound funny and absurd if you do not know the exceptional benefits of mayonnaise for hair. Well, this new haircare ingredient not only helps to revive the lost shine of your hair but also strengthens the strands to prevent hair fall! If you don’t believe us, read this article to find effective mayonnaise hair masks to get envious tresses.

Mayonnaise hair masks for hair problems

Here we have 5 hair masks for five hair problems made with mayonnaise. Do check them and try on your hair to see the difference yourself.

#1. Mayo and banana mask for dull and rough hair

Banana, as we all know is rich in potassium and other essential vitamins. It unclogs the pores on the scalp and allows oxygen to reach the shafts to better hair health. Mayonnaise, on the other hand, is also rich in nutrients that help in enhancing the hair texture. This is best for summers to treat sun-damaged hair.

  • Take a ripe banana and mash it using a fork.
  • Add one teaspoon mayonnaise to it and mix well.
  • Apply this mask on your hair and keep it for at least an hour.
  • Rinse your hair with lukewarm water and then shampoo.
  • Do this weekly.

#2 Mayo and coconut milk mask to tame frizzy hair

Coconut milk is supremely moisturizing and we cannot praise it enough for that. Together, they act as natural hair straightening agents to tame frizzy and unmanageable hair.

  • In a bowl, add coconut milk and mayonnaise in equal proportions.
  • Mix them well.
  • Now, mask your hair with this mixture and leave for 45 minutes.
  • Rinse your hair with lukewarm water and then shampoo.
  • You will see the results in just one wash.

#3 Mayo and papaya mask for split ends

Split ends are one of the common hair problems. They occur due to the lack of proteins or amino acids. With poor nourishment, your hair ends tend to split easily. Both mayonnaise and papaya are high in proteins and moisture to address this problem.

  • Take two slices of ripe papaya and mash them.
  • Add two teaspoons mayonnaise to it and mix well.
  • Mask your hair with this mixture and cover them with a shower cap.
  • After 30 minutes, first, rinse your hair with lukewarm water and then use shampoo.

#4 Mayo and vinegar mask for dandruff

If you have dandruff issues, you must try out this homemade mayonnaise hair mask. It will balance the pH level of the scalp to control the oil secretion from sebum. If your hair is being itchy, try these remedies.

  • Mix mayonnaise and vinegar together well to form a thick paste.
  • Apply this homemade mask on your hair and keep it for 45 minutes.
  • Rinse your hair with lukewarm water and then shampoo.

#5 Mayo and fenugreek mask for luscious hair

If you want your tresses to be bouncy and shiny, mask them with mayonnaise and fenugreek paste. 

  • Grind overnight soaked fenugreek seeds to a thick paste.
  • Add a teaspoon mayonnaise to it and mix well.
  • Apply this on your hair for 30 minutes and then rinse your hair with lukewarm water.

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