The aloe vera plant, also known as a wonder plant, was certainly created for brides. The aloe gel which comes from its leaves and has been used for centuries! Today, it is mostly used in cosmetics and herbal remedies. This short stemmed shrub has antiviral and antibacterial properties, it can keep your hair hydrated and moisturised.
Making an aloe vera hair mask and face mask can do wonders for your hair and skin right before the wedding. Knowing for repairing dead skin cells on your scalp, it can also be a great conditioner for your hair. It is certainly a better alternative than spending money on chemical treatments which inadvertently lead to deteriorated hair health.
There is a variety of aloe vera hair masks that you can apply, in the period before your wedding to get shiny and long hair. We have made this simple guide for you so that you can easily try making them at home.
Let’s have a look at the different types of aloe vera hair masks, how to make them and apply them before your wedding!
1. Yoghurt and Aloe Vera Hair Mask
The ingredients used for this aloe vera hair mask are yoghurt, aloe vera gel and honey. With just 3 ingredients, you will be able to nourish your hair before your wedding!
Add 2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel, 2 tablespoons of honey and 1 tablespoon of yoghurt in a bowl.
Mix all the ingredients together and apply the mixture from your roots till the end of your hair.
Leave it on for at least 10 to 15 minutes and then massage your scalp.
Keep it on for 30 minutes and then rinse it off with a shampoo. You will see the shine on your hair instantly!
2. Baking Soda and Aloe Vera Hair Mask
Baking soda is an ingredient that you always have at home but never seemed to understand its importance. A magic powder, it’s a brilliant cleanser for your hair and when used in combination with the right ingredients can prove to be a saviour for your hair. This is an excellent aloe vera hair mask with fantastic ingredients like honey, coconut milk and, of course, aloe vera gel!
Take 4 tablespoons of aloe vera gel, 2 tablespoons of honey, 1 tablespoon of coconut milk and 2 tablespoons of baking soda.
Mix the ingredients well and make an aloe vera hair mask out of them.
Rinse your hair before applying the paste.
Apply the paste like you apply a shampoo but leave it on a little bit longer than a shampoo.
Rinse off the paste with lukewarm water. Add a bit of baking soda to a tablespoon of water to scrub off any leftover grease on your scalp. Rinse it off with cool water.
3. Coconut Oil and Aloe Vera Hair Mask
Every Indian household has coconut oil and this is applied to the hair for deep conditioning. Most mothers have been applying it to their children since they were born. A coconut oil and aloe vera hair mask along with honey will be a great way of repairing your dry hair.
Add 2 teaspoons of aloe vera gel, 1 teaspoon of honey and 3 teaspoons of coconut oil.
Mix these 3 ingredients together to make an aloe vera hair mask.
Massage this mask into your hair properly, covering all the portions of your scalp and ends.
Leave it on for 30 minutes and then wash it with a mild shampoo. It will lead to the deep conditioning of your hair, adding moisture and bounce in it.
4. Green Tea and Aloe Vera Hair Mask
Filled with antioxidants, your hair will thank you for this aloe vera hair mask! Helping in repairing hair damage, green tea also improves the overall health of your hair. Apart from that, it will also help you with getting rid of dandruff. All you need for this aloe vera hair mask is a ½ cup of aloe vera gel and a ½ cup of fresh green tea!
Take the two ingredients and mix them in a blender. Ensure that there are no lumps in the paste.
Massage it into your scalp and then work your way till the end of your hair.
Leave it on for 10 minutes only and then rinse it off with cool water.
Anyone of these aloe vera hair masks can get you shiny and nourished hair before you tie the knot. You can try one or all of these to make sure that you look dazzling on your wedding day. And why just before the wedding day, you can keep on using an aloe vera hair mask even after you’re married!
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