Hair masks can have tons of benefits, including faster hair growth, smooth and shiny hair, hydrating dry hair--which in turn reverses possible damages--and restoring colored hair back to its soft texture. But with all the many different types you can buy online, it's hard to know which is exactly right for you, and how much you should be spending. Luckily, however, there are tons of techniques for DIY hair masks, and we're breaking down five which you can make without even leaving your home.


Here are five DIY hair masks (and the steps to making them) which include ingredients you should already have in your kitchen.


1. Banana Hair Mask


(From Babilon Kay)


This mask will help your hair grow faster. The ingredients include:


  • 2 bananas


  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar


  • 1 tbsp grapeseed oil


  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  • 1 tbsp coconut oil


  • 1 tbsp honey


2. Avocado Hair Mask


(From Mamtha Nair)


This mask will help your hair grow faster and stronger. The ingredients include:


  • 1 ripe avocado


  • 3 tbsp milk


  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  • 1 tbsp honey


  • 5-10 drops lavender essential oil (optional)


3. Oil Hair Mask


(From Nicoletta xo)


This mask will help your hair grow faster, with YouTuber Nicoletta xo even claiming you'll see results overnight. Her video above includes four different masks all for the same results. The ingredients for the first, which is to be used once a week, include:


  • 1 tbsp castor oil


  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  • 1 tbsp honey


4. Cocoa Powder Hair Mask


(From POPxoDaily)


This mask will reduce split ends in your hair. The ingredients include:


  • 1 egg


  • 2 tbsp coconut oil


  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder


  • 2 tbsp honey


5. Milk and Honey Hair Mask


(From beautyklove)


This mask will help colored and damaged hair. The ingredients include:


  • 1/2 cup milk


  • 2 tbsp honey