DIY Summer Sun Repairing Hair Mask


natural DIY hair mask

Dear Diary,

It’s kind of funny that my first summer back in NY, and I’m tanner than I ever was living by the beach in Los Angeles.  Ha!  I think it’s a combination between the east coast humidity and having a pool only steps away from my front door.  While I love outdoor living, I am no less than a control-freak when it comes to skin care– whether its 20 minutes or 4 hours of fun in the sun, I’m wearing layers of organic sunscreens to protect my skin.  While skin care is a routine must– I some how forget to nourish my hair.  Sun exposure, plus chlorine can really damage the hair, and it’s about time I start repairing it before the fall season hits.  NYFW is coming up, and I am so excited to have my SFG gal pals in town to enjoy the festivities.  And you know, we want to feel our best!  So Damaged Summer Hair?  No more, thanks to a DIY Summer Sun Repairing Hair Mask.  This mask is simple, natural, and will provide your hair with the nourishment it needs!



combine these moisturizing ingredients for shiny, soft, health hair:

  • 1 avocado (moisturizes)
  • 2 tbsp honey (adds shine)
  • 1 tbsp of jojoba oil (protects and nourishes)
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil (nourishing and moisturizing)
  • 1-2 tbsp of rosemary/chamomile “tea water” (rosemary stimulates hair growth– thicker hair? Yes, please. Chamomile soothes a sun burned scalp)


(steep chamomile tea bag and 1 tbsp of rosemary in hot water.  After 10 minutes, drain the liquid)

optional: add lemon grass to your rosemary/chamomile concoction– it is great for nourishing the scalp if you suffer from dandruff)

SFG DIARY hair repair

Once all the ingredients are combined into a soft paste, apply to damp hair, and then let the hair “marinate” in a warm (slightly damp) towel for 30 minutes.  Then rinse out!  Afterwards, your hair should feel healthier and softer!


Enjoy SFG’s!  Will you try this at home?  Let us know!

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  1. Thanks for sharing, that’s so cute. What do you think is the best hair mask for hair breakage and split ends? It’s something I get asked quite often from my own blog’s readers, and I would love to know what you might think of it.

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