Homemade Protein Treatments for Natural Hair

Homemade Protein Treatments for Natural Hair

Your hair structure can get damaged by many factors like heat, pollution, poor hair care, unhealthy diet, sun heat, and many others... 

Protein treatments help soften the hair, strengthen hair strands, thickens them, making them healthier, treating heat and pollution-related problems, and adds extra volume and body to them as well. DIY protein treatments at home use regular kitchen products to treat the loss of keratin in the damaged spots like hair masks.

Follow below a few recipes that can be done at home and will save your hair!


1 DIY - Egg and yogurt


Eggs make the hair shinier and way smoother while yogurt cleans the scalp leading to healthy growth. Finally, the lavender essential oils are going to masquerade the eggs smell.



  • One egg
  • Two tablespoons of yogurt
  • Four drops of lavender essential oil



In a clean bowl, make a smooth paste of one beaten egg and two tablespoons of yogurt. Apply on the scalp and leave for about thirty minutes and rinse out the pack with lukewarm water.



2 DIY – Eggs and avocados 

The avocado contains Essentials vitamins that help to nourish the hair, meanwhile, the eggs add protein helping the hair to grow Strong.



  • One Ripe Avocado (ripe)
  • One egg
  • Two teaspoons of extra virgin olive oil



Peel and mash the avocado in a clean bowl, then add the beaten egg and olive oil to the mashed avocado to make a smooth paste. 

Apply this paste all over the scalp and the hair. Comb through so that the mask gets applied on every strand.

Keep the hair mask on the scalp for thirty minutes and rinse with cold water, and don´t

forget to shampoo your hair thoroughly after the rinse.



4 DIY – Castor oil, coconut oil, and yogurt

All the ingredients listed above are rich in proteins, making them ideal for natural hair use. Besides the proteins all the ingredients have antioxidants and nutrients responsable for promoting healthier hair growth and fast damaged hair repair.



  • Five tablespoons of shea butter
  • Two tablespoons of virgin coconut oil
  • Five tablespoons of castor oil
  • One cup of yogurt
  • One tablespoon of honey



Heat the coconut oil and shea butter in separate pots and mix them in a clean bowl, then combine the other ingredients in the list with the oil mix.

Apply the hair mask to the hair strands and the scalp and dip a towel in hot water and rinse it to wrap around your head.



Keep the hot soaked towel around for twenty-five minutes and then remove the towel and keep the hair mask for another fifteen minutes.

After that rinse your hair with lukewarm water and shampoo thoroughly and condition your hair after the wash.


Hope these DIY recipes help you out by treating your hair with natural only ingredients at-home process, without having to spend money to keep your hair healthy.