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Avocado Hair Mask

avocado hair mask

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Today I am featuring a different type of recipe for a change: a DIY hair mask using food ingredients. Avocados are in season now, and I am enjoying the on-sale avocados with an all-natural DIY hair mask, sans preservatives and chemicals.

See Also: DIY Rose Water Toner Recipe

Avocados are often used in beauty products for their hydrating and nourishing properties. To me, nothing beats pampering oneself at home with a natural avocado hair treat. This mask is perfect for those with dry scalp or/and dry hair due to the moisturising properties of avocado. The recipe calls for olive oil, but if you have colour-treated hair, you might want to substitute with jojoba or sweet almond oil (Use my affiliate code “WIF026″ for $5 off first order if you are ordering from, as olive oil may lighten hair highlights.

avocado hair mask

Avocado hair mask

  • Properties: Hydrating, repairing & strengthening; boost shine and softness to dull hair.
  • Suitable for: Dry scalp and dry hair.
  • Frequency: Can be used weekly.

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37 Responses to “Avocado Hair Mask”

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  1. Shirley Bay via Facebook — May 10, 2012 @ 3:34 pm

    Can check w you where to buy jojoba oil or sweet almond oil?


  2. NoobCook via Facebook — May 10, 2012 @ 4:04 pm

    I buy them from – use my affiliate code “WIF026” if you like for $5 off first order


  3. Shirley Bay via Facebook — May 10, 2012 @ 4:14 pm

    Oh thank alot:) will check it out.


  4. tigerfish — May 11, 2012 @ 8:47 am

    The 2nd photo is very funny! Hahaha!


  5. Little Inbox — May 11, 2012 @ 10:33 am

    Too bad, I have oily hair scalp, if not, I’ll try this.


  6. Ching — May 12, 2012 @ 7:32 am

    How interesting! :)


  7. Cindy Chong — May 12, 2012 @ 8:35 am

    Hi, Any recipe mask for sensitive scalp.


    • wiffy replied: — May 14th, 2012 @ 4:33 pm

      If your sensitive scalp (e.g. itchiness/dandruff) is due to dryness, you can try this. So far I have only this hair mask recipe, will post more in future :)


  8. kisetsu — May 14, 2012 @ 8:27 am

    Lolz. I’m so sorry, but I can’t help laughing at your ‘model’s’ photo. =D


  9. lisaiscooking — May 14, 2012 @ 10:02 pm

    I love the idea of homemade beauty products! Can’t wait to try this.


  10. Pauline — May 31, 2012 @ 8:19 pm

    Thanks for this recipe. A hair expert recommends using spinach (blend into a paste) to apply on the scalp. Have you tried it before?


    • wiffy replied: — May 31st, 2012 @ 9:44 pm

      No, I have not tried spinach recipe before …


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