Straight hair is flattering, and a timeless style. But the tools used for straightening hair often cause irreparable hair damage. Plus, hair straightening treatments in the salon also cause dry hair and splits the end. Luckily, there are healthier and natural ways to straighten your hair. As these methods are natural, you may not see a change in your hair texture instantly. Overtime, you’ll notice changes and the hair will become straight permanently.

Apart from straightening your hair, these homemade remedies will also strengthen your hair. All in all, you’ll get silky, resilient, and straight hair.

1. Eggs and Olive Oil

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The pack made with eggs and olive oil works great to give you straight hair. Mix two eggs and two teaspoons of olive oil in a bowl. Apply the pack in a way that it covers your hair like a mask. Wait for half an hour. Use a mild herbal shampoo and lukewarm water to wash your hair. You can add essential oil to suppress the bad smell of eggs.

How Often?

Do this once a week.

2. Coconut Milk and Lemon Juice

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Lemon juice is a natural hair straightener. Coconut milk works as a conditioner, enriching your hair with the creamy milk. Take a bowl and add one teaspoon of lemon juice and 1/4th cup of coconut milk. Mix well. Keep the mixture in refrigerator overnight. The next morning, apply the hair straightening pack from roots of hair to the tips. Keep it for 30 minutes. Choose a mild sulfate-free shampoo for rinsing. Right after the first treatment, you’ll get somewhat straight hair (though it may not be pin straight).

How Often?

Once a week.

3. Papaya and Banana Mask

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Vitamin A-rich papaya improves the hair’s tensile strength and makes it appear straight. Banana enhances the natural elasticity of hair. Mash equal parts of papaya and banana together. Make sure the pack has a smooth consistency. Otherwise, lump will remain in your hair. While putting pressure to get rid of those lumps, your hair may fall. Therefore, try to make the pack lump-free.

Apply the pack all over your hair and let it dry. Once dried, rinse the hair thoroughly with a mild shampoo and cold water.

How Often?

Once a week.

4. Glycerin, Water, and Conditioner

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Glycerin is a good hair-straightening agent. Mix 7-8 drops of glycerin with an equal amount of water and a pinch of conditioner. Apply the mixture on each hair from roots to the tips. Leave it for one hour. Now, wash the hair thoroughly with a mild shampoo. However, don’t go for this pack if you’ve colored your hair recently. Wait for a few days before applying glycerin. Otherwise, the hair color will fade soon.

Apart from straightening hair, glycerin also treats brittle and dry hair and prevents hair loss.

How Often?

Do this once in a week.

5. Honey and Milk

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Hair has the protein, Keratin. Protein in milk gives the necessary protein treatment to your hair. The fats in milk also smoothen hair. Honey is the natural moisturizer making your hair appear shiny. Take a spray bottle and pour one tablespoon of honey and milk. Shake the bottle so as to mix these two ingredients thoroughly. Spray the mixture on your hair after shampooing. Wait for 2-3 minutes. Rinse thoroughly with plain water.

How Often?

Do this twice a week to get moisturized and straight hair quickly.

6. Hot Oil Treatment

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Hot oil gets absorbed in the hair easily. The hot oil therapy makes your hair smooth and straight. Take the required amount of coconut oil in a bowl. Consider the length and density of hair while deciding the amount. Apply heated coconut oil to your scalp. Dip a towel in hot water and squeeze out the excess water. Wrap hot towel in a way that it covers the scalp properly. Keep it for 5 minutes. Repeat the process 3 times. Then, use a mild shampoo to wash off your hair.

How Often?

Once a week.

7. Rice Flour

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Rice flour is an excellent ingredient to tame your mane. Mixed with honey and milk, it is one of the best effective and natural ways to straighten your hair. Rice flour increases the elasticity of hair and reduces its surface tension. Your hair will look silky, smooth, and straight. Add 3 tablespoon of rice flour to 2 tablespoons of milk and 1 tablespoon of honey. Make a smooth paste. Apply this protein-rich hair mask to your scalp. Wait for 2 hours. Rinse thoroughly with a sulfate-free shampoo.

How Often?

Once in a week.

8. Yogurt and Bananas

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Yogurt has unique characteristics to straighten hair. It also cleanses the scalp and removes dandruff. Bananas, on the other hand, have many hair-friendly nutrients. Take half a cup of yogurt and mix it with one smashed ripe banana. Add 2-3 spoons of coconut oil to it. Coat all your hair with this hair straightening mask. Then, dip a towel in hot water and wring out the excess water. Cover your hair with a towel. Keep it as it is for one hour. Wash hair with a mild shampoo.

How Often?

Twice in a month.

9. Arrowroot Powder and Cooked Rice

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Grind ½ cup of cooked rice into a fine paste. Keep the strained water handy for the final rinse. Pour water into ½ cup of arrowroot powder and make a smooth paste. Now, heat the arrowroot mixture in a thick-bottomed vessel. When the arrowroot mixture becomes thick, add the grinded rice paste. Cook the paste for two minutes. Finally, add lemon juice.

Detangle your hair and apply the paste from root to the tip. Leave it for 30 minutes. Rinse the hair with a mild herbal shampoo.

How Often?

Once in a week.

10. Aloe Vera

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Aloe vera is widely used in the skincare aisle. It penetrates into the hair shaft, smooth out frizz, and promotes hair growth. Mix 1/4th cup of natural aloe vera gel with 1/4th cup of olive oil or coconut oil. Make sure the mixture has a smooth consistency. Wait for about 40 minutes. Wash the mixture out with a sulfate-free shampoo and cool water.

How Often?

Once in a week.

11. Apple Cider Vinegar

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Dirt and excess oil buildup on your hair. Apple cider vinegar rinse helps you to get rid of all these issues and cleanses your scalp. When your scalp is clear, the hair root is strengthened. Plus, the ingredients removes frizz, giving you straight hair. Add two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar to one cup of water. Shampoo your hair. After that, gently spill the mixture all over your tresses. Let the hair dry and enjoy the result.

How Often?

Once a week.

12. Oatmeal

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Oatmeal is not only a delicious breakfast but also a good hair straightening agent. It acts as a moisturizer and is packed with vitamin B. Take 4 tablespoon of oatmeal, 1 tablespoon of honey, and 3 tablespoons of milk in a bowl. Apply this mask throughout hair strands and hair scalp. After 2 hours, wash the hair with a mild shampoo.

How Often?

Once a Week.

Factors to Remember While Straightening Hair Naturally           

a) Detangle your hair properly before applying the natural hair straightening mask.

b) Use a wide tooth comb for detangling.

c) Make sure your hair is free from dirt before applying the pack.

d) Avoid using hair styling tools to ensure healthy hair.

Conclusion

Hair straightening doesn’t have to be expensive when you know the natural ways. However, don’t expect to see the results immediately. You may need to wait for months. One thing is for sure, your hair will become not only straight but also strong and silky. The methods shared here are easy to prepare and apply. So, keep your hair away from harmful chemicals of hair straightening and adopt homemade remedies.

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