Manuka Honey Hair Mask

Manuka Honey Hair Mask

Our top Manuka Honey Hair Masks

Looking to increase shine or help nourish dry and dull hair? We've rounded up our three favorite natural DIY hair masks for you to try at home and the best thing is - they are so natural, you could eat them! 

Manuka Honey is a perfect hair mask base, it is a natural humectant that attracts and retains moisture.¹ This means that it traps and seals moisture into your hair, so when using honey as hair care it can help nourish, moisturise and smooth dull, dry hair. It may also help support a dry and flaky scalp.


1: Manuka Honey and Coconut Oil Hair Mask

This mask has the added benefit of coconut oil which is a natural moisturiser and can help soothe a dry and itchy scalp.

Ingredients
¼ cup Manuka Honey 
¼ cup Coconut oil
  • Start by mixing together Manuka honey and coconut oil. How much of each will depend on how thick and long your hair is. Try starting with ¼ cup of each and work your way from there. 
  • Gently heat the two together on the stovetop or in the microwave until the mixture is thoroughly combined into a runny paste. Be careful not to heat too much!
  • Once the mixture is cool enough, apply generously to the ends of your hair and work up the hair strands and onto the scalp. 
  • Sit and relax for any time between 30 - 60 minutes to let nature work its magic. 
  • When you are ready, thoroughly rinse the mixture from your hair and follow with your usual shampoo and conditioner. 


2: Manuka Honey, Avocado and Olive Oil Hair Mask

Avocado is another superfood that is full of healthy fats and nutrients, while Olive Oil is super moisturising. This combination will leave your hair feeling silky smooth.

Ingredients
2 tablespoons Manuka Honey 
3 Tablespoons good quality Olive Oil
1 ripe, soft Avocado

  • Mash all three ingredients in a bowl and thoroughly combine to make a thick and consistent paste. 
  • Apply generously to the ends of your hair and work up the hair strands and onto the scalp. 
  • Sit and relax for any time between 30-60 minutes to let the ingredients penetrate into your hair and scalp. 
  • When you are ready, thoroughly rinse the mixture from your hair and follow with your usual shampoo and conditioner. 

    3: Manuka Honey and Egg Yolk Hair Mask

    Egg yolks are packed full of nutrients and proteins that can contribute to healthy shiny looking hair.

    Ingredients
    1-2 Egg yolks
    ¼ cup Manuka Honey

    • Whisk together the egg yolks and softened Manuka Honey to create a creamy smooth mixture.
    • Apply the mixture generously to your scalp and hair ends then work through until your hair is saturated.
    • Leave the mixture in to nourish your hair and scalp for 30-60 minutes.
    • When you are ready, rinse thoroughly and follow with your normal shampoo and conditioner. 
    1. https://www.healthline.com/health/honey-for-hair#growth

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