Keratin treatment is the new rage these days. You can get them from most hair salons and it makes your hair soft, smooth and shiny and repairs them internally bringing their original health back.

What Is Keratin Treatment?

Your hair is made up of a protein called ‘keratin’. This keratin is responsible for the health of your hair. Over time your hair goes through a lot of wear and tear and damage due to the usage of chemical products and heat styling products. This strips your hair of the keratin and your hair becomes frizzy, dull, lifeless, gets split ends and damaged. There have been many treatments in the past that claimed to repair and provide nourishment to your hair but it takes time.

Keratin treatment is a treatment that repairs your hair and reverses the damage and also makes your hair smooth and frizz-free. However, the drawback is that it takes 4 to 5 hours to get it done in a salon professionally and it is expensive.

At Home Keratin Treatments

Do not despair if you cannot afford the treatment or do not have the time for it, because you can easily do this treatment at home. Yes, there are ways in which you can do keratin treatments at home with natural products so they are completely safe and provide nourishment and health to your hair.

You might have used natural products in your hair in the past but you would have not given the essential ingredient that your hair requires; keratin. Nature is abundant in natural vitamins and proteins and below are DIY ways with natural ingredients which contain keratin and other essential minerals and vitamins that will bring the life back in your hair.

Banana And Cornstarch


  • 1 ripe banana
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp yogurt
  • 1 tbsp honey

Mix all of these together well and apply on your hair for one hour. First you need to brush your hair and then wet them and slightly dry. Then apply the whole mixture and comb your hair to smoothen them down and cover with a shower cap.

Banana, egg, and yogurt are full of proteins which are essential for your scalp. They penetrate in the scalp and hair shaft and repair your hair and cure brittle ends. Cornstarch is another binding ingredient which makes your at home keratin effective and honey and coconut oil brings softness and shine.

Mayonnaise Hair Mask


  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 banana

Mix all these well and apply to your hair. Mayonnaise is enriched with proteins and contains eggs as well. This along with olive oil and honey repairs and gives you healthy hair. A ripe banana is rich in proteins as you can see the strands.

Rice And Coconut Milk Keratin


  • 1 cup soft boiled rice
  • 1 cup coconut milk can
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • Half cup coconut oil

Blend all the ingredients together and apply on your hair. Coconut milk has conditioning m, moisturizing and repairing properties for your hair and scalp. Rice has been used for hair and skin for centuries and both of them together helps to smoothen and straighten the hair.

Flaxseed Keratin


  • 1 cup boiled flax seeds gel
  • 2 tbsp castor oil
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 5 tbsp fresh aloe vera gel
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Boil flax seeds and strain into gel-like consistency. Mix all the other ingredients. Apply on semi wet hair and wash after an hour.

Flax Seeds are known to be protein and mineral rich. It contains omega-3 fatty acids as well and can repair brittle hair and split ends from within. It naturally smoothes your hair and makes them very healthy and shiny and is known to boost hair growth. Honey, aloe vera and castor oil provides hair deep conditioning and prevents frizz.

All these keratin hair treatments are done with natural ingredients that have the major ingredient, protein for your hair. The ingredients are such that all of them give nourishment to hair, repair damage, give health and shine and cause smoothening of the hair. But you have to have patience when using natural products and should be consistent to get the desired effects.

So why go for chemical treatments which damage your hair in the long run when there are natural protein rich methods available. However, if you need permanent straightening, go to a keratin treatments salon. hypno