4 Tried-And-Tested DIY Haircare Recipes That Will Give You Longer & Thicker Hair

The Best DIY Hacks To Promote Hair Growth

Ah, the age-old beauty dilemma! Those of us with long hair are tempted to join the short hair crew and the ones who’ve already done so want to get back the original length. If you’re reading this, chances are you fall in the latter category. Yes, chin-skimming hair cuts look adorably chic to give off some major cool-girl vibes and are super trendy right now. But if you are planning to switch up your hair game or surpass the mid-length hair phase, you’ve come to the right place. Yes, achieving the hair of your dreams is not soo far-fetched! 

While there is no magic formula to do it overnight, but thanks to the world of DIYs that can help speed up the process a little. If you are also dreaming of Rapunzel-like tresses, follow the hair-growth hacks ahead to nudge those follicles in the right direction.


These DIY Hair Masks Are Going To Be Your Go-To Trick For Longer Hair

The Super Nourishing Hair Mask


You'll Need:

  • Honey
  • Avocado
  • Plain yogurt
  • Brown sugar
  • Banana
  • Apple cider vinegar.


Step 1: To a bowl, add 1 tablespoon each of honey, avocado, yogurt, brown sugar, mashed banana, and apple cider vinegar.

Step 2:  Using a fork, mix these ingredients together until it forms an even, smooth paste.

Step 3: Using your fingertips, massage the formula into your scalp, working your way down to your ends. Wrap hair in a plastic cap to keep the mask in place and seal in the heat from your scalp. Let sit for at least 20 minutes, then rinse out and shampoo as usual.


Rice Water DIY For Long, Lustrous Hair


You’ll need:

  • 1 cup organic rice (any type as long as it’s organic)
  • Bowl
  • Water
  • Apple cider vinegar 


Step 1: Rinse the uncooked grains and then drain the water.

Step 2: Place the clean rice in a bowl and add 1 - 1½  cups of water. Let it soak for at least an hour (you can let it sit up to 24 hours).

Step 3: the rice and save the water.

Step 4: 2-3 Tbsp of vinegar to the rice water.

Step 5: Shampoo and rinse your hair. Massage the rice water into your hair and scalp and let it sit for at least 20 minutes (and up to an hour) before rinsing it off.


The Pre-Shower Treatment To Promote Growth


You’ll Need:

  • Onion Juice
  • Coconut oil
  • Lemon extract
  • Honey


Step 1: In a bowl, add onion extract of 1 onion, 2 tablespoons of coconut oil, ½ tablespoon of lemon juice, and 1 tablespoon of honey.

Step 2: Mix these ingredients well until the consistency feels fine. Apply the mixture onto your strands and roots. Let it stay for half an hour before washing it off with a mild shampoo. This mask, when applied thrice a month will give you longer and thicker hair immediately.


The Century-Old Hack


You’ll Need:

  • Amla powder
  • Shikakai powder
  • Coconut oil


Step 1: To a bowl, add 1 tablespoon each of amla and shikakai powder and 2 tablespoons of coconut oil. Mix the ingredients well and bring them to a boil.

Step 2: After straining this oil, massage it onto your scalp before going to bed and leave it on overnight. Wash your hair with a mild shampoo the next morning.


Now that you know these game-changing concoctions, prepare to fall in love with your hair!

Featured Image: Pexels