Homegrown Hair Remedies

Olive oil and lemons on a wooden plankDry hair? Dull? Brittle and breaking off all over the place? Using too much heat, the wrong products, and/or harsh chemicals are common ways of destroying your hair without realizing it.

In addition to being gentler to your hair, getting enough rest and eating healthy foods rich with vitamin E and Omega-3, Black hair often needs some extra attention and lots of love. In particular, Black hair can generally use all the moisture it can get.

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You probably already know the general product rules for your best hair: Look for creamy shampoos and conditioners with moisture-maximizing ingredients like shea butter, olive oil and/or jojoba oil. Don’t be afraid of treatment oils and deep conditioners that you can apply one or twice a week for even deeper moisture and repair.

But what hair beautifiers and problem solvers can you find right in your kitchen?