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Avacado Hair Mask

From Upstate Locally Grown Greenville

<p>Avocados are rich in oil, protein, B vitamins and vitamin A, and they are super-hydrating to dry, damaged hair. They contain more protein than any other fruit, and their abundant natural oil will coat your hair and form a protective barrier, keeping your locks well hydrated, soft and flexible. (Yield: 2 ounces)</p>
Source: EcoBeauty -- Scrubs, Rubs, Masks, and Bath Bombs for You and Your Friends" author Janice Cox shares some of her favorite recipes to soothe dry winter tresses. (Entered by Donna Putney)
Serves: One Treatment


Ingredients
1 mashed ripe avocado
2 Tbs sour cream
1/2 Lemon (Juice of 1/2 lemon)

Step by Step Instructions
  1. Stir all of the ingredients together until you have a smooth paste, using a fork or blender.
  2. Apply the entire mixture to your head and massage it into your hair and scalp.
  3. Wrap hair in a warm towel or put on a shower cap and leave the treatment on for 20 minutes. Rinse well with warm water, then shampoo as usual.