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10 Yogurt Hair Masks For Hair Growth and Damaged Hair!

10 Yogurt Hair Masks For Hair Growth and Damaged Hair!

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Have you tried incorporating yogurt in your hair care routine?

As we know, protein is a crucial nutrient for growth of your hair, nails and your internal organs as well. Thankfully, yogurt is rich in protein, which is useful for promoting hair growth. It is also a favorite hair care ingredient of mine. It further comes with fatty acids and vitamins, all of which are essential for the hair. In this post, I will introduce a few hair masks using yogurt for hair growth and treating damaged hair. Before going to the methods to use yogurt, let’s us check out why it is useful for hair first.

Benefits Of Yogurt For Hair

benefits of yogurt for hair

Yogurt consists of anti-fungal properties, which is excellent for removing dandruff. It additionally keeps the hair moisturized for longer, thus helping calm frizz. It also helps improve the scalp health and decrease clogged hair follicles, which in turn controls hair fall. Along with that, it possesses cooling effect that helps ease an aggravated scalp. Furthermore, it can regulate the production of sebum to balance the scalp’s pH levels.

How To Use Yogurt For Hair?

yogurt hair mask for hair growth and dry hair

1. Yogurt And Honey Hair Mask

Being an emollient, honey can keep the hair conditioned by sealing moisture in it. As a result, it helps lower breakage that causes slower hair growth. Plus, the antibacterial and antiseptic agents present in honey can prevent scalp infections and treat issues such as dandruff, psoriasis, and eczema. It also helps to eliminate impurities, thus cleaning the hair follicles, which is a cause of hair loss.

Things you need:
• Yogurt – ½ cup
• Honey – one teaspoon
• Apple cider vinegar – one teaspoon

Direction: In one bowl, mix all the above components to create a paste. Apply this mixture to your overall hair and leave it on for half an hour. After that, use a mild shampoo to remove it. Use this way two times weekly.

2. Aloe Vera And Yogurt Hair Mask

Aloe vera comes with the proteolytic enzyme, which aids in healing the scalp and facilitating dormant hair follicles to promote hair regrowth. Also, the antifungal and antiviral effects found in aloe vera are helpful for curing flaking and dandruff. It also helps to nourish the follicles and hair due to its protein, vitamins, and minerals.

Things you need:
• Pure aloe vera gel – three tablespoons
• Yogurt – two tablespoons
• Honey – one tablespoon
Olive oil – two tablespoons

Direction: You combine all the elements mentioned above in one bowl to have a smooth mixture. Then, massage this combination into the scalp for fifteen minutes. Leave this hair mask on for half an hour before washing with shampoo. Try this remedy twice per week.

3. Coconut Milk And Yogurt Hair Mask

Coconut milk is excellent for boosting hair health since it is rich in vitamins and essential fatty acids. The vitamins such as niacin and folate in coconut milk help to improve the blood circulation in the scalp. It particularly will penetrate through the cuticles and scalp to help nourish and condition the follicles and hair shafts.

Things you need:
• Coconut milk – one cup
• Yogurt – ½ cup
• Camphor oil – two tablespoons

Direction: Simply, mix the coconut milk, camphor oil and yogurt in a bowl. Start massaging the consistent mixture into the scalp and hair. Rinse it out after one to two hours by using lukewarm water. Apply this mask once weekly.

4. Fenugreek And Yogurt Hair Mask

Fenugreek seeds can enhance hair growth thanks to their hormones. Plus, they are also useful in preventing breakage and strengthening the hair shaft, as they contain protein and nicotinic acid. It further helps unclog hair follicles and deal with issues such as dandruff.

Things you need:
• Yogurt – one cup
• Fenugreek seeds – a handful

Direction: The first step is soaking the seeds in yogurt overnight. Grind the mixture in the morning to attain a consistent paste. Begin applying to your hair and scalp and after thirty minutes, remove it using lukewarm water. Follow it up to two times per week.

5. Avocado And Yogurt Hair Mask

Vitamin deficiency can result in hair loss. Avocados are loaded with vitamins E and B, which work on protecting and strengthening hair. Vitamin E repairs damage on your scalp, which may prevent hair growing while vitamin B is vital for hair growth.

Things you need:
• Yogurt – one cup
• Olive oil – two tablespoons
• Honey – one tablespoon
• ½ a ripe avocado

Direction: Firstly, mash the avocado thoroughly without lumps. Add the other ingredients to the mashed avocado and mix everything well. Apply this hair mask to the hair and leave it on for twenty minutes before washing it out with shampoo. Apply this mask once weekly.

6. Curry Leaves And Yogurt Hair Mask

Due to their beta-carotene and proteins, curry leaves are effective at tackling hair loss and thinning. Plus, the antioxidants in them not only moisturize the scalp but also remove dead hair follicles. Moreover, they are also packed with amino acids, which are beneficial for strengthening follicles and keeping them healthy.

Things you need:
• Yogurt – one cup
• Fresh curry leaves – one handful

Direction: Wash the fresh curry leaves and grind them in a food processor until you get a smooth paste. Mix the paste with the yogurt in a bowl. Then, apply the mixture to your entire hair and use shampoo to wash it out after half an hour. To boost hair growth, follow it once in a week.

7. Lemon Juice And Yogurt Hair Mask

Lemon juice has long been used in hair care remedies to help improve hair health. It is full of vitamin C, which helps boost the collagen production to accelerate hair growth. Besides, the acidic natural of this fruit can control hair fall by tightening the hair follicles. Apart from that, its antifungal properties are helpful in maintaining scalp health.

Things you need:
• Yogurt – four tablespoons
• Lemon juice – two teaspoons
• Honey – one teaspoon

Direction: You combine the lemon juice, yogurt and honey in a bowl. Apply the combination to your hair and scalp afterward and rinse it out after 15-20 minutes by using lukewarm water. Reapply it once a week for quick results.

8. Egg And Yogurt Hair Mask

Eggs are filled with B-complex vitamins, minerals and proteins, which all are essential hair nutrients. They strengthen the roots of the hair, thus helping control hair loss. They additionally help promote new hair growth, add volume and thicken your hair. Plus, they are also loaded with lutein so that they cab hydrate the hair and improve the hair’s elasticity.

Things you need:
• Egg – 1
• Yogurt – two tablespoons

Direction: Whisk the egg thoroughly in one bowl and add the yogurt to the runny egg. Mix them to create a consistent paste. Then, section your hair and apply the mask to it. Wait for 20 to 30 minutes and rinse it out by using shampoo and cool water. To notice the improvement, follow it twice in a week.

9. Banana And Yogurt Hair Mask

Bananas are high in vitamins, calcium, natural oils, carbohydrates and potassium, which are great for hair growth. It can also promote shiny and silky hair. The potassium is good for strengthening your hair and creasing breakage.

Things you need:
• Yogurt – one tablespoon
• ½ a ripe banana
• Honey – three teaspoons
• Lemon juice – one teaspoon

Direction: Mash the banana in a bowl and add the remaining ingredients to the mashed banana. Mix well to have a smooth paste and then, apply it to your hair. Keep it on for 25 to 30 minutes before washing off with shampoo. Try applying this mask twice a week.

10. Olive Oil And Yogurt Hair Mask

Olive oil has been used for combating hair loss and strengthening the hair by both women and men. The antimicrobial properties found in this oil can battle bacteria and fungus contributing to scalp infections such as dandruff, clogged follicles and itching that are some of the causes of hair loss.

Things you need:
• Yogurt – one cup
• Olive oil – one tablespoon
• Lemon juice – one tablespoon
• Water – two cups

Direction: In a bowl, mix the yogurt and oil well and keep it aside. In a jug, combine the water and lemon juice. Use shampoo to wash your hair and remove the excess water. Start applying this mask to the damp hair and wait for twenty minutes. After that, rinse it by using cool or lukewarm water. Finally, rinse your hair using the lemon water. Follow this remedy twice weekly.

These ways of using yogurt for hair growth are easy to follow at home. Ensure to be patient while applying them. Have you ever used yogurt in promoting hair growth? Share your experience with us in the comments box below.

This guest post is by my good friend Emily Pham, who blogs at BeautyTalk and EffectiveRemedies. She has many years of experience in searching the best natural home remedies for beauty and health issues. Don’t forget to check out her blog too.

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Sunil Verma

Monday 6th of May 2019

Thanks for sharing such great information. It's is informative. Also, you can add things like curd+olive oil+apple cider vinegar mask, curd+henna+mustard oil etc.


Tuesday 25th of September 2018

i never ever thought that u cud apply yogurt on hair


Tuesday 25th of September 2018

i am in love with youour blog nimisha


Thursday 20th of September 2018

yogurt is useful for hair?

Nimisha Popat

Thursday 20th of September 2018

its the best

Maria Vincent

Sunday 16th of September 2018

Hey Nimisha, Thanks a lot for your nice and informative blog, It's is really helpful for me. I appreciate it. I have the problem of hair fall for damaged hair and my hair growth is slow. This post really covers my problem and I'm grateful.

Nimisha Popat

Wednesday 19th of September 2018

Pleasure is all mine

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