How to Solve Common Hair Problems

Everyone, especially women, can be aware of their hair. It's called the crowning glory because it's what most people notice in the first face-to-face interaction.

There are many common problems in our hair, and sometimes we may not notice them. These problems affect not only women but men as well. And most people complain of having damaged and oily hair.

All hair care and styling, such as dry blowing, straightening, highlighting, can cause great harm to the hair, not immediately, but long-term, especially when done regularly.

Your hair can become brittle, broken and unmanageable. Also, split ends can develop by making your hair look dry.

To cope with all these dilemmas, manufacturers offer a variety of commercial solutions. However, most of these products do not keep their promises.

On the other hand, others may have provided temporary relief, but there are examples of those that cause other problems too similar to allergies. That's why it's better to ask a professional before using any commercial product.

Another problem is oily hair. Our scalp has a natural oil called sebum that helps keep the skin lubricated. The sebaceous glands produce sebum, and sometimes these glands work too much, resulting in too much oil. This leads to the fat of the scalp and hair.

An oily scalp can make the hair look dull, skinny, lifeless, and again difficult to handle. There are many ways to treat oily hair, make your own homemade beauty products, and treatments can be the best way.

D-I-Y beauty products and hair techniques
D-i-y = Do it yourself

Hair and care products can also be costly at the same time. But don't worry, because there are countless beauty products D-I-Y and and care for your hair.

D-I-Y Super Moisturizing Avocado Hair Mask

If you have a recurring question about split ends, give them a real gift and give them a healthy and natural look.

After trying this super-moisturizing avocado hair mask D-I-Y, you will have shinier locks in the near future. Avocado is good not only for your health and stomach but also for locks. So here's how to do it.

♦ 2 tablespoon organic avocado oil
♦ ½ cup homemade mayo
♦ 1 tablespoon organic raw honey

As you can see the ingredients listed above, you also need to make your own homemade mayonnaise but do not be afraid, because we will teach you how to do it. It is very easy and this can be done in a few minutes.

All you have to do is mix organic egg yolk, or it can also be pasteurized, half a cup of organic olive oil in a bowl. After mixing, whisk until it looks like mayonnaise and you’re done. There you have it, your very own homemade mayonnaise.

It is also very important to remember that this homemade mayonnaise is designed as beauty care, so if you want to use it for food purposes then you have to add more ingredients to make it taste more like real mayonnaise.

Avocado mask preparation:

Now we come to mix the homemade mayonnaise with other ingredients to create an avocado hair mask. In this final step, just mix avocado oil, honey, and your homemade mayonnaise in a bowl, stir all with a spoon or fork and ensure consistency even to the point that looks like a very rich hair conditioner, you can feel and look very rich hair. Once it is ready, then now you can apply it to your hair.

Application of avocado mask:

to Use mask for avocado hair, use wet hair with warm water. The use of warm water instead of cold can cause the opening of the cuticle and prepare the hair to receive moisture.

After moistening the hair, dry it out, or squeeze the excess water using a towel or even a cotton shirt will do. In fact, it is better to dry your hair with a cotton shirt than with a towel because the towel can be rough and rubbing can cause damage to the hair.

When you have dried it out, apply now the mixture to your hair. Make sure that you have covered each area from the roots to the tips to use a small amount of avocado mask than your normal condition. Also, make sure that your scalp is also covered. After that, comb your hair once using a wide-toothed comb, and then cover it with a hot damp towel.

For best results, you can use a self-heating regulator cap together with a towel to keep it warm for as long as possible. Keep it for at least 30 minutes, a maximum of 2 hours.

Then wash it with normal shampoo, but we bet you no longer need your usual conditioner. Do this weekly to maintain healthy and shiny, glowing hair.


To prevent the spoiling of your homemade avocado mask, store it in the closed container of the refrigerator. In this way, it can last up to three months.

Can be used as a face mask:

Another great thing about the avocado hair mask is that it can be used as a mask too. Apply it to your clean face in circular motions. The leave it on for 30 minutes to 1 hour and wash off with warm water, then dry. Notice your new beautiful glow.

D-I-Y Salt Spray

Salt spray is very important when you want to keep your hairstyle, like beach waves. You don't have to fall into the salon again to care for it.

However, salt sprays can be expensive in stores if you want to get one with very good quality. So you better turn to this D-I-Y salt spray and maintain your good looks.

These are the things that you will need:

♦ Empty spray bottle
♦ 2 cup of warm water
♦ 2 tablespoon rubbing alcohol
♦ A drop of hair gel
♦ 2 tablespoon sea salt or Epsom salt

Salt spray preparation:

Mix well all the ingredients together. When ready for use, apply it to dry hair, but only on the axis of your hair and at the same time avoid the scalp as much as possible. Leave there for about 20 minutes. After that, massage your scalp, after that, leave it on again for another 5 minutes.

Use shampoo twice. If you can not consume the whole mixture, store it in the refrigerator, it is still good to use it for at least 7 days.

Mane-Moisturizing Yogurt and Egg Treatment

Another recipe for solving your problem of oily hair is this treatment of yogurt and egg. Both are very beneficial for hair.

The things that you will need to include the following:

♦ ⅓ cup liquid Castille Soap like Dr. Bronners
♦ ¼ cup of coconut milk
♦ ½ tablespoon olive or almond oil, optional
♦ 20 drops of essential oil

D-I-Y shampoo preparation:

To make this D-I-Y natural shampoo, combine all the ingredients in a shampoo bottle, jar, or any container you want. Then shake well to create an even mixture and keep it stored for a month in the shower. You can use a teaspoon of it every time you shampoo, and of course, don’t forget to shake well before you apply.

Natural Hair Color Recipes

Hair colors, along with hair dyeing, are prevalent among girls nowadays. As time goes by, artificial hair colors can make your hair look dry and dull when not taken care of properly. However, some herbs can help take care to maintain the hair of any color.

A. For Light Hair

There a lot of herbs that can help treat light-colored hair.

Chamomile tea. This can be sprayed or even poured on your hair and left for several hours. Also, letting it dry under the sun will help improve its lightening effect.

Lemon juice. This can be sprayed and brushed into your hair. Just like other treatments, this can be left on the hair for a few hours. Allowing it to dry under the sun can also help in producing natural highlights.

You can also use this recipe to create a more potent mixture to treat and maintain your light-colored hair. The ingredients include the following:

♦ cup fresh lemon juice
♦ ½ cup strong calendula tea
♦ 2 cup strong chamomile tea

Procedure and application:

All you have to do is to mix all the ingredients in a spray bottle or any other small bottle. Always remember to shake well before using it. Just spray or pour the mixture into your hair or a brush to even out the application. It would work best when applied on hair that is directly exposed to the sun and left there for at least 2 hours maximum before rinsing it out. This can be used a lot of times a week until you reach your desired color. Another way to use this mixture is to apply to rinse at the end of the shower, but it will take a longer time to achieve such effect

B.For Red Hair

For those who want to have an even more vibrant red hair with long-lasting effects, prepare the following ingredients:

♦ 2 cup of water
♦ 2 tablespoon hibiscus petals
♦ ½ cup calendula flowers or fresh marigold petals

Procedure and application:

The first thing that you need to do is boil water containing the calendula/marigold and hibiscus for at least 30 minutes. Afterward, with the use of a strainer, the strain of the flowers then store it in the refrigerator to keep cold. When the mixture is ready, use it as the final hair rinse at the end of your very shower. As much as possible, do not towel dry your hair and just keep on repeating the process until you have maintained the shade of your hair. Usually, this takes a few days and tries.

C. for Brown hair


It is easy to handle brown or dark hair already lighter. One thing you need to remember before using this mixture is to try it of a small part of the hair. This is a very important preventive measure, especially for chemically treated hair.

This mixture is used as a rinse and can even darken your gray hair when used for a long time. The more quantity you apply, the darker the result that you will get. However, if you prefer a slower and softer tones, whip this mixture.

For this, you will need the following ingredients:

♦ ¼ cup sage leaf
♦ 2 ½ cup water
♦ ¼ cup rosemary leaf
♦ ¼ cup nettle leaf

Procedures and application:

Just boil all the herbs in a small saucepan for at least half an hour, and once you notice that the water is darkening, immediately remove the pan from the heat and set aside.

When it is warm enough, strain the herbs, and then store them in the refrigerator. When the herbs are mixed, ready for use, spray or put on the hair an hour before bathing.

Do not forget about shampoo as usual. You can also use it as a rinse and stay there at the end of the shower. This herbal mixture is also ideal for getting rid of dandruff and can help thicken your hair.

D. Herbs with Dark Brown or Black hair

Here are some herbs that you can try to be able to get dark brown or black hair. Again, always, try it on a small section before completely applying it to your hair. The process of coloring your hair using this recipe is a gradual but an effective one.

To create a mixture of herbs, you will need the following ingredients:

♦ Tea bag or cheesecloth
♦ ¼ cup black walnut powder
♦ 3 cup of water

Procedures and application:

Put black nut powder in a tea bag or cheesecloth bag and put in steep in 3 cups of water in a quart mason jar for at least 6 hours or overnight. The process is similar to drinking tea, but the tea bag remains a little longer in the jar.

Use this as a rinse in the shower and then dry your hair in the sun as much as possible. Repeat every day so that you can darken all parts of the hair, including gray hair. Repeat as necessary to get the desired shade and sun-dry if possible.

Use strong black tea rinse as a final rinse to darken hair of any color. This also nourishes the hair and will provide a temporary darkening effect for most hair types.

Eva's apple rinse

If you feel that you need to improve the shine of your hair, then this beauty product d-i-y is for you. This will not only increase the shine of your hair but at the same time, help restore the pH level of your scalp and remove excess chemicals from sprays and hair gels. It is very important to note that when you have a dry or sensitive scalp or hair, use half the amount of apple cider vinegar.

The ingredients you will need include the following:

♦ 2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
♦ 2 cup of water
♦ 1 large apple


In a blender or food processor, pulse on high all the ingredients together. Afterward, transfer the mixture into the water through the strainer. Make sure to use a very clean container, and the solids are thoroughly removed.

To use this eve’s apple rinse, just pour into your hair after you have already rinsed off your shampoo. Massage it evenly into your hair strands and scalp. Afterwards, rinse off with warm water.

Oily-Hair Conditioning Treatment

Another common hair problem has excessive oils. To help you deal with that problem here is a very simple recipe that can get rid of the unwanted grease on your hair.


In a blender or food processor, pulse on high all the ingredients together. The mixture is then transferred to the water by means of a filter.

Be sure to use a very clean container, and the solids are completely removed.

Use this apple rinse eve, just pour your hair after you have washed your shampoo. Massage evenly into the strands of the hair and scalp. After that, rinse with warm water.

Oily-Hair Conditioning Treatment

Another common problem of hair is excess oil. To help you cope with this problem here is a very simple recipe that can remove unnecessary fat from your hair.

Yogurt cleans and softens our locks, and the egg yolk adds shine. When both combine, you can have a very powerful treatment. In addition to yogurt and eggs, honey is also added to the mixture. Honey functions to moisturize and smoothen the hair.

To give you the exact measurements, the ingredients include the following:

♦ ½ cup plain yogurt
♦ 1 tablespoon honey
♦ 1 egg yolk

Preparation and application:

Simply mix all the ingredients together and after applying shampoo your hair, gently rub it into your scalp and hair strands. Then cover your head with a shower cap and leave for 20 minutes. After rinsing, your hair won’t be the same anymore. You can quickly notice the difference.

Rinse your hair very thoroughly for at least 2 minutes. Apply shampoo two times. If you are not able to consume the entire mixture then store it in the fridge, and that is still good to be used for at least 7 days.

Mane-Moisturizing Yogurt and Egg Treatment

Another recipe to solve your oily hair problems is this yogurt and egg treatment. Both are very beneficial to the hair. Yogurt cleans and softens our locks and the egg yolk adds shine. When the two are combined, you can surely have a very powerful treatment. Aside from yogurt and egg, honey is also added to the mixture. Honey functions to moisturize and smoothen the hair.

To give you the exact measurements, the ingredients include the following:

♦ ½ cup plain yogurt
♦ 1 tablespoon honey
♦ 1 egg yolk

Preparation and application:

Simply mix all the ingredients together and after applying shampoo your hair, gently rub it into your scalp and hair strands. Then cover your head with a shower cap and leave for 20 minutes. After rinsing, your hair won’t be the same anymore. You can easily notice the difference.
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