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15 Amazing Homemade Honey Hair Masks for Healthy Hair Growth

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word, HONEY? Sweet? Sweetener? Or for that matter, Natural Sweetener? If that is it, then think hard people, because while it is a natural sweetener and may act as a sugar replacement it has a number of other benefits. Not just for your health or skin but for your hair too. That’s right! And that is just what we are going to brief you about, today.
Most of you might have heard that honey has conditioning properties, but who knew that it has so many more benefits that can help your hair grow! So, to help you unlock the pathway to hair growth, we would enlighten you with some of its benefits.

How is Honey Beneficial for your Hair?

Honey Hair Mask

Honey has a whole lot of nutrients and antioxidant properties to help nourish your hair and contribute to hair growth.
And if its natural and raw organic honey, it’s a cherry on the cake for you! This can be said because raw honey contains a greater amount of active phytonutrient, antioxidants, and enzymes as compared to processed and pasteurized honey which gives you added benefits.
  • Honey helps fight aging and bacterial growth.
  • It also helps in healing because of the presence of healing compounds.
  • It is an emollient, that is, it acts as a natural conditioner for your hair, so you not only have longer but also smoother hair.
  • It helps keep your hair moisturized and conditions them. Thus, reducing breakage of hair which is a usually a result of slow hair growth and increased hair damage.
  • The antioxidant properties it possesses helps it keep your scalp clean, resulting in a healthy hair growth. It results in a strengthening of hair follicles thus reducing hair fall.
  • Its antiseptic qualities prevent scalp infections and help fight issues like dandruff, eczema, psoriasis thus, making way for unhindered hair growth.
Honey is an ingredient which not only stimulates hair growth but also stimulates hair re-growth from dormant follicles.
So, now that you know about this highly beneficial hair care product—honey—let’s see how one can use it to enhance hair growth and get highly conditioned and smooth hair.

15 Natural Home-made Honey Hair Mask made From Honey as the Key Ingredient

1. Olive oil and Honey Hair Mask

Honey Hair Mask

Ingredients:

  • Half a cup of honey
  • ¼ cup of Olive Oil
  • ¼ Cup of Buttermilk (Optional)

Processing Time:

  • 30 minutes

Procedure

  • Take the honey and olive oil and mix this together.
  • Microwave this for 30 seconds Let it cool down.
  • Once cool, add buttermilk to this mixture and stir. Your mask is now ready.
  • Apply this to your hair, evenly and completely and then leave it on for the next 30 minutes.
  • To prevent dripping, you wouldn’t want to cover your hair with a tight cloth or something that would hinder the effect the mask would have on your hair because of clogging the air. So, the best option is to cover them with a plastic cap.
  • Once the 30 minutes are over, rinse your hair gently with lukewarm (and not hot) water and then wash them with shampoo. Remember, while using the shampoo, don’t be too hard on your hair. Just use it gently as you did for the mask.

A Frequency of Application:

  • 2-4 times a month.

It’s an effect on your hair:

While honey, is both, an emollient and hair growth ingredient it would boost your hair growth and olive oil would nourish and condition it even further.

2. Banana and Honey Hair Mask

Honey Hair Mask
Honey Hair Mask

Ingredients:

  • Half a cup of honey
  • 1/4th cup of Olive Oil
  • 2 ripe bananas

Processing Time:

  • 20 minutes

Procedure:

  • Take the honey, bananas and olive oil and mix this together, until a smooth and consistent mixture is formed.
  • Your mask is now ready.
  • Apply this to your hair and scalp, evenly and completely and then leave it on for the next 20 minutes.
  • To prevent dripping, you wouldn’t want to cover your hair with a tight cloth or something that would hinder the effect the mask would have on your hair because of clogging the air. So, the best option is to cover them with a plastic cap.
  • Once the 20 minutes are over, rinse your hair gently with lukewarm (and not hot) water and then wash them with shampoo. Remember, while using the shampoo, don’t be too hard on your hair. Just use it gently as you did for the mask.
  • Comb through your hair to make sure that no chunks of the banana mask are left stuck in the hair. Rinse again.

A frequency of Application:

  • 3-4 times a month.

It’s an effect on your hair:

As we already know the benefits of honey, banana, as is used here, will boost hair growth because of the presence of Vitamins B6, C, and Potassium.

Note:

The presence of banana in the hair mask may cause the chunks to be left stuck in your hair even after you have thoroughly washed them. So, to prevent this, you can increase the amount of olive oil you add to this mixture.

3. Egg and Honey Hair Mask

Honey Hair Mask

Ingredients:

  • Half a cup of honey
  • 2 whole eggs

Processing Time:

  • 20 minutes

Procedure:

  • Beat the eggs. Now add these to half a cup of honey.
  • Mix these together, until a smooth and consistent mixture is formed.
  • Your mask is now ready.
  • Apply this to your hair starting at the roots and going down till the tips, evenly and completely and then leave it on for the next 20 minutes.
  • To prevent dripping, you wouldn’t want to cover your hair with a tight cloth or something that would hinder the effect the mask would have on your hair because of clogging the air. So, the best option is to cover them with a plastic cap.
  • Once the 20 minutes are over, rinse your hair gently with lukewarm (and not hot) water and then wash them with shampoo. Remember, while using the shampoo, don’t be too hard on your hair. Just use it gently as you did for the mask.

A frequency of Application:

  • 3-4 times a month.

It’s effect on your hair:

Eggs, as we all know, are a rich source of protein. This being the reason, they add the much-needed nourishment to your hair follicles so as to boost hair growth.

4. Avocado and Honey Hair Mask

Honey Hair Mask

Ingredients:

  • Half a cup of honey
  • 1 ripe Avocado

Processing Time:

  • 20 minutes

Procedure:

  • Blend half a cup of honey with 1 ripe avocado
  • Your mask is now ready.
  • Apply this to your hair, evenly and completely and then leave it on for the next 15-20 minutes.
  • To prevent dripping, you wouldn’t want to cover your hair with a tight cloth or something that would hinder the effect the mask would have on your hair because of clogging the air. So, the best option is to cover them with a plastic cap.
  • Once the 20 minutes are over, rinse your hair gently with lukewarm (and not hot) water and then wash them with shampoo. Remember, while using the shampoo, don’t be too hard on your hair. Just use it gently as you did for the mask.

A frequency of Application:

  • 3-4 times a month.

It’s effect on your hair:

Antioxidants are what avocados are highly rich in, and that is what your hair needs to prevent damage and boost scalp health. The presence of rich oils in avocado is a plus point for this hair mask.

5. Yogurt and Honey Hair Mask

Ingredients:

  • Half a cup of honey
  • A cup of sour yogurt

Processing Time:

  • 15 minutes

Procedure:

  • Take the honey and yogurt and mix these together, until a smooth and consistent mixture is formed.
  • Your mask is now ready.
  • Apply this to your hair, evenly and completely from the roots to the tips and then leave it on for the next 15 minutes.
  • To prevent dripping, you wouldn’t want to cover your hair with a tight cloth or something that would hinder the effect the mask would have on your hair because of clogging the air. So, the best option is to cover them with a plastic cap.
  • Once the 15 minutes are over, rinse your hair gently with lukewarm (and not hot) water and then wash them with shampoo. Remember, while using the shampoo, don’t be too hard on your hair. Just use it gently as you did for the mask.

A frequency of Application:

  • Once a week.

It’s effect on your hair:

Yogurt not only adds a gloss to your hair but also helps fight dandruff, while honey thickens them (your hair).

6. Coconut oil and Honey Mask

Ingredients:

  • Half a cup of honey
  • Half a cup of coconut oil

Processing Time:

  • 15 minutes

Procedure:

  • Take the honey and the coconut oil and mix these together (or blend), until a smooth and consistent mixture is formed.
  • These were the proportions for shoulder length hair. Those who have longer or shorter hair can adjust the proportions accordingly.
  • Your mask is now ready.
  • Apply this to your hair and scalp, evenly and completely and then leave it on for the next 15 minutes.
  • To prevent dripping, you wouldn’t want to cover your hair with a tight cloth or something that would hinder the effect the mask would have on your hair because of clogging the air. So, the best option is to cover them with a plastic cap.
  • Once the 15 minutes are over, rinse your hair gently with lukewarm (and not hot) water and then wash them with shampoo. Remember, while using the shampoo, don’t be too hard on your hair. Just use it gently as you did for the mask.

7. Organic Honey Mask Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon shampoo
  • Some water

Processing Time:

  • 5 minutes

Procedure

  • Take the honey, shampoo, and water (which will dilute this mixture) and mix these together.
  • Your mask is now ready.
  • Rinse your hair with water and then apply this shampoo and honey mixture to your hair and scalp, evenly and completely and then wash this.

A frequency of Application:

Twice a week.

It’s effect on your hair:

Honey helps cleanse your hair, and it becomes all the more easy to use when combined with shampoo resulting in great hair growth.

8. Honey and Water Mask

Ingredients:

  • 9 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Processing Time:

3 hours

Procedure

  • Take the honey in a bowl and dilute it using the water.
  • Your mask is now ready.
  • Massage the diluted honey mixture into your hair evenly and completely until it’s covered from root to tip.
  • To prevent dripping, you wouldn’t want to cover your hair with a tight cloth or something that would hinder the effect the mask would have on your hair because of clogging the air. So, the best option is to cover them with a plastic cap.
  • Once three hours are over, rinse your hair gently with lukewarm (and not hot) water and then wash them with a shampoo. Remember, while using the shampoo, don’t be too hard on your hair. Just use it gently as you did for the mask.

9. Aloe Vera and Honey Hair Mask

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoon aloe vera gel
  • 2 tablespoons of yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Processing Time:

  • 20 minutes

Procedure

  • Take the honey, aloe vera gel, yogurt and olive oil and mix this together, until a smooth and consistent mixture is formed.
  • Your mask is now ready.
  • Apply this to your hair and scalp, evenly and completely and then leave it on for the next 15-20 minutes.
  • To prevent dripping, you wouldn’t want to cover your hair with a tight cloth or something that would hinder the effect the mask would have on your hair because of clogging the air. So, the best option is to cover them with a plastic cap.
  • Once the 20 minutes are over, rinse your hair gently with lukewarm (and not hot) water and then wash them with a shampoo. Remember, while using the shampoo, don’t be too hard on your hair. Just use it gently as you did for the mask.

A frequency of Application:

  • Once a week.

It’s effect on your hair:

It helps get rid of dandruff while soothing the scalp and balancing pH.

10. Coconut Milk and Honey Hair Mask

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 200 grams of coconut milk

Processing Time:

  • An hour

Procedure:

  • Take the honey and coconut milk and mix these together, until a smooth and consistent mixture is formed.
  • Your mask is now ready.
  • Apply this to your hair and scalp, evenly and completely and then leave it on for the next one hour
  • To prevent dripping, you wouldn’t want to cover your hair with a tight cloth or something that would hinder the effect the mask would have on your hair because of clogging the air. So, the best option is to cover them with a plastic cap.
  • After an hour, rinse your hair gently with lukewarm (and not hot) water and then wash them with a shampoo. Remember, while using the shampoo, don’t be too hard on your hair. Just use it gently as you did for the mask.

A frequency of Application:

  • Up to twice a week.

It’s effect on your hair

Coconut milk strengthens your hair because of the presence of essential fats and proteins.

11. Apple cider vinegar and Honey Hair Mask

Honey Hair Mask

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons of water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Processing Time:

  • 15 minutes

Procedure:

  • Take all the ingredients and mix these together, until a smooth and consistent mixture is formed.
  • Your mask is now ready.
  • Apply this to your hair and scalp, evenly and completely and then leave it on for the next 15 minutes.
  • To prevent dripping, you wouldn’t want to cover your hair with a tight cloth or something that would hinder the effect the mask would have on your hair because of clogging the air. So, the best option is to cover them with a plastic cap.
  • Once the 15 minutes are over, rinse your hair gently with lukewarm (and not hot) water and then wash them with a shampoo. Remember, while using the shampoo, don’t be too hard on your hair. Just use it gently as you did for the mask.

A frequency of Application:

  • Once a week.

It’s effect on your hair:

Apple cider vinegar is a great conditioner because of the presence of the right enzymes needed for moisturization. It also helps strengthen follicles to increase hair growth.

12. Castor Oil and Honey Hair Mask

Honey Hair Mask

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 Tablespoon Castor Oil
  • 1 whole egg

Processing Time:

  • 1 hour

Procedure:

  • Take all the ingredients and mix these together, until a smooth and consistent mixture is formed.
  • Your mask is now ready.
  • Apply this to your hair and scalp, evenly and completely and then leave it on for an hour.
  • To prevent dripping, you wouldn’t want to cover your hair with a tight cloth or something that would hinder the effect the mask would have on your hair because of clogging the air. So, the best option is to cover them with a plastic cap.
  • After an hour, rinse your hair gently with lukewarm (and not hot) water and then wash them with shampoo. Remember, while using the shampoo, don’t be too hard on your hair. Just use it gently as you did for the mask.

A frequency of Application:

  • 2-3 times a week.

It’s effect on your hair:

Castor oil is one of the best oils that you can use to boost hair growth.

13. Mayonnaise and Honey Hair Mask

Honey Hair Mask

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 ripe avocado

Processing Time:

  • 30 minutes

Procedure:

  • Take a bowl and in it, mash the avocado till the mixture is completely free of lumps.
  • To this mashed avocado add the rest of the ingredients and mix these together, until a smooth and consistent mixture is formed.
  • Your mask is now ready.
  • Apply this to your hair and scalp, evenly and completely and then leave it on for the next 30 minutes.
  • To prevent dripping, you wouldn’t want to cover your hair with a tight cloth or something that would hinder the effect the mask would have on your hair because of clogging the air. So, the best option is to cover them with a plastic cap.
  • Once the 30 minutes are over, rinse your hair gently with lukewarm (and not hot) water and then wash them with shampoo. Remember, while using the shampoo, don’t be too hard on your hair. Just use it gently as you did for the mask.

A frequency of Application:

  • Once a week. Twice a week if you have extremely dry hair.

It’s effect on your hair:

Mayonnaise contains oils and fatty acids that boost hair growth and avocado have great antioxidant properties. The mixture of these along with honey results in a highly effective hair growth mask.

14. Oatmeal and Honey Hair Mask

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons of oatmeal
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon yogurt

Processing Time:

  • 20-25 minutes

Procedure:

  • Take all the ingredients and mix these together, until a smooth and consistent mixture is formed.
  • Your mask is now ready.
  • Apply this to your hair and scalp, evenly and completely and then leave it on for the next 20-25 minutes.
  • To prevent dripping, you wouldn’t want to cover your hair with a tight cloth or something that would hinder the effect the mask would have on your hair because of clogging the air. So, the best option is to cover them with a plastic cap.
  • Once the 25 minutes are over, rinse your hair gently with lukewarm (and not hot) water and then wash them with a shampoo. Remember, while using the shampoo, don’t be too hard on your hair. Just use it gently as you did for the mask.

A frequency of Application:

  • Twice a week.

It’s effect on your hair:

This mixture helps soothe an aggravated scalp and also to cleanse it because maintenance of a healthy scalp is essential for healthy hair growth.

15. Potato, Egg Yolk, and Honey Hair Mask

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 potato
  • 1 egg yolk

Processing Time:

  • 30 minutes

Procedure:

  • Extract juice from a potato and add this to the egg yolk and honey and mix these together, until a smooth and consistent mixture is formed.
  • Your mask is now ready.
  • Apply this to your hair and scalp, evenly and completely and then leave it on for the next 30 minutes.
  • To prevent dripping, you wouldn’t want to cover your hair with a tight cloth or something that would hinder the effect the mask would have on your hair because of clogging the air. So, the best option is to cover them with a plastic cap.
  • Once the 30 minutes are over, rinse your hair gently with lukewarm (and not hot) water and then wash them with a shampoo. Remember, while using the shampoo, don’t be too hard on your hair. Just use it gently as you did for the mask.

A frequency of Application:

  • Once a week.

It’s effect on your hair:

Potato juice is a great hair growth booster like honey. And the amalgamation of these with an egg yolk helps this work not only as a hair growth treatment mask but also as an emollient. Thus, this one is highly recommended for people who have dry hair.
So, now that you know so much about the benefits of honey for hair care and growth and you also know about the right ways to use it, why waste money on hair care products you have no idea about! Try these and let us know which one worked the best for your hair. Hope these help you!

Comments

  1. Great article. I hope people take time to apply this amazing natural products to fight the damage the ever increasing pollution and stress is creating. I would also recommend several other natural products available in the market to try but after going through reviews and ratings for the same by fellow consumers. Thanks for sharing this tips.

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