DIY All-Natural Hair Mask For Any Hair Concern

Learn how to make your own all-natural hair mask using a simple 4 step process to combat any type of hair concern.

The best part is that these ingredients can already be found in your kitchen! So whether you’re looking to save money, or go greener when it comes to hair and beauty, read below to find out how to make the perfect DIY all-natural hair mask for any hair concern.

Most DIY hair mask recipes are similar in the fact that they have similar base ingredients. Below are 4 easy steps to create a DIY all-natural hair mask for your specific hair concern.



  • Olive Oil – Acts as a natural conditioner by adding hydration to damaged hair
  • Jojoba Oil – Rich in Vitamin C, B Vitamins, Vitamin E, copper, and zinc which helps strengthen hair, prevent hair loss, and protect against dryness, breakage, and split ends
  • Pumpkin Puree – Contains alpha and beta-carotene, fiber, vitamins (A, C, E), potassium, and magnesium which help condition and rehydrate hair and protect against UV rays


  • Apple Cider Vinegar – Helps fight against excess oil and grease
  • Lemon Juice – Closes pore in the scalp which helps gets rid of excess oil


  • Coconut Oil – Stimulates hair growth, adds moisture and shine, helps fight against lice and dandruff, prevents split ends, slows down hair loss
  • Strawberry – Contains Vitamin C to control scalp oil and pH balance
  • Peppermint Tea – Helps with balancing scalp pH levels, oil production, and dandruff
  • Yogurt – Has anti-fungal properties that help fight dandruff and contains high levels of lactic acid that helps with dull and damaged hair


  • Mayonaise – Contains L-cysteine (amino acid and antioxidant found in eggs) which gives your hair strength and structure as well as increase the hair shaft and hair growth density
  • Almond Milk – Contains proteins that help reduce breakage, fatty acids that help condition and prevent frizz, and iron which help strengthen hair and prevent hair loss
  • Beer – Proteins in beer help repair damage and beer can remove split ends. Also, vitamin B, sugars, and antioxidants give hair more shine
  • Egg – Contains biotin, folate, vitamin A, and vitamin D which helps with hair growth and makes hair more resistant to damage
  • Banana – filled with potassium, natural oils, carbohydrates, and vitamins, which help soften and protect the hair’s natural elasticity, preventing split ends and breakage


  • Beer – Proteins in beer help repair damage and beer can remove split ends. Also, vitamin B, sugars, and antioxidants give hair more shine
  • Almond Oil – Contains high amounts of vitamin E, which is a natural antioxidant that makes your hair looks younger and healthier
  • Honey – Moisturizes and has restorative properties that bring hair back to life
  • Yogurt – Has anti-fungal properties that help fight dandruff and contains high levels of lactic acid that helps with dull and damaged hair



Once you have selected the hair concern ingredients you would like to use, mix them together in a bowl until they are a paste-like consistency.

The amount varies so you just have to wing it when it comes to how much of each ingredient to include in the mixture. Just keep the tips below in mind.

  • Mix more of the thicker ingredient and less of the thinner ingredient to prevent too much dripping. Make a larger batch of your mixture if you have longer hair
  • If you have oily hair only use egg whites, if you have dry hair only use egg yolk, if you have normal hair use the whole egg.
  • Lemon can lighten your hair and also burn your scalp if you use too much. So keep that in mind if you choose to use lemon in your mask.
  • Apple cider vinegar should also be used sparingly as it will burn your scalp if you use too much
  • if you have added beer or apple cider vinegar to your mask and you are just not feeling the smell you can add essential oils. The best for hair are lavender, rosemary, cedarwood, lemongrass, peppermint, or chamomile


Once your mixture is ready to go it’s time to apply the mask to your hair. Follow the tips below for application and then keep the mask on for 15-20 minutes.

Your hair should be damp before applying the mask. Either wet and towel dry it or wet it down with a spray bottle.

If the mixture is too drippy apply the mask over the sink or bathtub

Massage the mask into your roots and then work the mixture down to the tips Put on a plastic shower cap to keep everything inside


The final step is to rinse the mask out of your hair with cold/slightly warm water. Read the points below for more rinsing tips.

You should shampoo as normal, but if you used any of the oils, honey, or mayo you won’t need to condition. Make sure to rinse the ingredients out completely or it will leave a weird residue.

If you used egg in your mixture make sure you do not use hot water to rinse your hair. The hot water can cook the egg and then you have to get all the little bits of the egg out of your hair. Not fun.

So mums, next time your hair needs a little TLC will you be trying one of these hair masks? (*Source)

Comment below to let us know which combo you would try

Chat soon x

28 thoughts on “DIY All-Natural Hair Mask For Any Hair Concern

  1. Bonolo says:

    Thank you for the Hair tips. I will try the peppermint and yoghurt as I suffer from dandruff and dry scalp. The information is very important 🥰😊

  2. Natasha says:

    Amazing DIY Hair Mask which can be made with ingredients in my home very interesting. Love the in-depth tips it helps one to choose the perfect Mask for my hair type. I am definately going to start by trying the “Dry Hair” Mask with only 3 ingredients pretty awesome. Thank you for the warning as I just might have made that mistake 😂 when I try the “Split Ends/Damaged Hair” Mask, about when egg is used to ensure not to rinse hair with hot water as it can cook the egg in your hair what a catastrophe. I must also try the “Dull Hair” Mask I’m sure it will give my hair some PIZZAZZ so looking forward to it. MUMBOX thanks for your great articles I enjoy the read and happy to be able to make use of all the tips. Regards “The Stewarts”

  3. Roxy says:

    I’ve tried olive oil and coconut oil mixed with my conditioner, it works wells for my dry hair! Gave it shine and felt smooth. Im definitely trying the other tips

    • Letisha says:

      Oh my word MumBox you totally rock, I am a proud natural girl and I love diy recipes for my hair especially keeping all the chemicals out of my hair.
      I am 1000% trying all of these masks
      And stealing some beer from my husband 🤣😉
      I cannot thank you enough for this awesome article.

  4. monica.moalodi says:

    Wow talk about hair care save savvy. I only knew an egg and coconut trick. Definitely revisiting the pantry for other tricks. Thanks Mumbox…..xoxo

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