I’m one of those people with the good fortune to have curly hair, and most of the time I love it. But these summer months are hard for us curly haired folks. The humidity plus the scorching heat creates a frizzy, dry mess that is usually pulled back in a ponytail or tucked up under a hat. I went in search of a CENTSIBLE solution that would tame that frizz and leave my hair soft and fabulous! I was a little skeptical about this treatment, but after trying it, I was so impressed with the results that I threw all of my hats…well…back in the closet. I mean, let’s not get carried away…we all still have bad hair days, right ladies?
Avocado Hair Treatment
Wash your hair as you normally would, but skip the conditioner. Towel dry your hair, and apply this mixture:
1/2 of an avocado, finely mashed
2 Tbsp mayonnaise
I started at the tips of my hair and worked my way to the scalp (if your scalp is oily be careful not to apply the mixture directly on your scalp). Turn your head upside down and wrap a plastic bag around your hair, then wrap it in a towel (you could skip the bag if you don’t mind having avocado and mayo on your towel). Let it soak in for 15 minutes, then rinse out with cool water. Style as usual and enjoy your lustrous, shiny, frizz-free locks! Use every 2 weeks.
*Just a side note: if you hate the smell of mayo, leave it out and just use avocado…the smell was pretty strong and the mayo only serves to moisturize so you can leave it out if it bothers you
Adapted from Woman’s Day