When it comes to beauty DIYs, the easier, the better I always say. While I love having control over the ingredients that I put on my face, hair and body, I don't necessarily have the bandwidth to spend hours whipping DIY beauty products up. So, the fewer the products and the less time it takes to make, the happier this girl is!

Related: DIY sweet potato beauty treatments

diyhairmask

I recently made a DIY lemon and avocado hair mask, for instance, that only requires three ingredients...lemon, avocado and extra virgin olive oil! You may remember the other DIY hair mask that I posted a few months ago that. The main ingredient was also avocado in that one, but instead of lemon and olive oil, I used yogurt.

lemon

This mask has a different consistency...It's not as thick...But it's super moisturizing just the same. The fat from the avocado and the oil in the olive oil coat your hair delivering hydration and smoothing properties, resulting in soft, shiny tresses. While the lemon juice works miracles on oily roots. So, if you're one of those girls that feels like she has to wash her hair every day, this mask is for you! But use it sparingly. Although, the other ingredients are moisturizing, too much lemon juice can be drying. Over use can result in lightening as well, so if you don't want lighter hair, make this mask an every once and a while kind of thing.

lemonavocado

Recommended Articles

Fun Ways to Discover Venice Italy with Your Family

Fun Ways to Discover Venice Italy with Your Family

Greetings from Italy wear the gelato is rich, the clothes divine and the scenery is inspiring. Now that I've been to this fine city in the north of Italy, twice, I've amassed a list of favorites to share. These are some fun ways to discover Venice, Italy with your family. ...read more

Best of Northern Italy Villa Cipriani Luxury Resort Review

Best of Northern Italy Villa Cipriani Luxury Resort Review

Italy is a country that just keeps surprising and delighting me. After visiting the larger cities and making a few trips south to Sicily, Mr. Momtrends and I ventured to the northern part of the country on our last trip. Our home base was the delightful Villa Cipriani. This ...read more

Here's What No One Tells You About Olive Oil

Here's What No One Tells You About Olive Oil

produce is at its absolute PEAK right now. It's the time to prepare fresh veggies and fruit with ease and simplicity. When it comes to cooking, the farmer's market is my muse. As I prepare some of my summer harvest favorites, I'm sharing a little secret, what you put ON the ...read more

DIY Lemon Avocado Hair Mask Ingredients:

  • 1 small avocado or 1/2 of a medium to large one
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 2 tbs. of extra virgin olive oil

DIY Lemon Avocado Hair Mask Directions:

  1. Scoop out the flesh of the avocado.
  2. Squeeze half a lemon juice over the avocado.
  3. Add the olive oil.
  4. Mash and mix with a fork.
  5. Apply to hair and put a shower cap or plastic wrap (It's messy!), leave on for 15 minutes or so and wash.

MORE DIY BEAUTY IDEAS

  1. DIY facial scrub
  2. DIY spa day facial masks you can make at home
  3. DIY honey body scrub
diylemonavoadohairmask

PIN IT!

Save your favorite baby gear and ideas on Pinterest and follow along with our Beauty board here!

Image placeholder title

For even more Momtrends, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram

Related Articles