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Miracle Hair Mask for Hair Growth, Thickness and Dandruff

miracle hair mask : fenugreek and yogurt

I call this recipe Miracle Hair Mask because it helps with so many hair issues. It’s also one of the most popular hair masks with the Indian women, because of its amazing beauty and healing effects.

Benefits of Miracle Hair Mask

  • Reduces hair loss
  • Prevents dandruff and promotes a healthy scalp
  • Encourages faster hair growth
  • Moisturises hair and leaves it feeling soft, shiny and smooth
  • Strengthens hair shaft and adds volume to your hair
  • Tames frizz and fly-aways
  • Greatly reduces split ends and hair breakage
  • Makes detangling really easy
  • Helps prevent hair thinning that occurs due to menopause.

The good thing about the Miracle Hair Mask is that it works for all hair types: whether your hair is dry or oily, fine or coarse, frizzy or damaged – everyone can use it.

Made with just two ingredients – Yogurt and Fenugreek (methi) seeds – this mask will transform your hair into fabulousness.

How Does Fenugreek Seeds and Yogurt Benefit Your Hair

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Fenugreek Seed

You will find fenugreek or methi seeds in every Indian, Bangladeshi, Pakistani and Sri Lankan kitchen. It’s not just an aromatic spice but has amazing medicinal and beauty benefits.

Fenugreek is an age-old remedy for hair loss and thinning. It stimulates blood flow to the scalp, nourishes the hair follicles to promote faster and healthier new growth.

Fenugreek is also a great alternative to store-bought conditioner, thanks to its high mucilage content – which provides slip like conditioner and makes detangling very easy. And if you have dry, coarse or frizzy hair, fenugreek can come to your rescue. Regular use of this herb in a hair mask or deep conditioner will naturally soften your hair, increase manageability, and restore lustre and bounce.

Besides, fenugreek contains antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that help with dandruff, scalp irritation and acne.

Also, if you are losing hair due to menopause, I highly recommend this mask for you. Fenugreek is high in plant estrogens and thus will help prevent thinning hair that occurs due to menopause.

You see fenugreek is pretty amazing for hair, now let’s look at yogurt.

Yogurt

Yogurt too is very beneficial for hair. It’s full of protein, which works to strengthen the hair shaft, thus preventing split ends and breakage. At the same time, yogurt also conditions, moisturises and adds volume and shine to your hair.

And if you are struggling with never-ending dandruff, the combination of yogurt and fenugreek is excellent. Yogurt contains healthy bacteria that help to fight dandruff-causing yeast.  Also, the lactic acid in the yogurt has gentle exfoliating action. It will get rid of dead skin and flakes and promote a clean and healthy scalp.

How to make the Miracle Hair Mask

You will need:

  • 1 tablespoon fenugreek seed powder
  • 5 to 6 tablespoons yogurt (use plain, whole fat)
  • 1 to 2 tablespoon olive oil (optional, use for very dry hair)
  • 1 teaspoon shikakai powder (optional, gives hair body and bounce)
  • 1 teaspoon amla powder (optional, helps to darken hair)
  • 1/4 cup water (optional, to thin out the mixture)

fenugreek hair pack ingredientsMix fenugreek powder, yogurt (and other ingredients if using) in a bowl, cover with a lid and set aside of 2 to 3 hours. During this time, fenugreek seed powder will swell, and the entire mixture will thicken up and become slightly slimy.

If you think the mixture is too thick to apply, add a few tablespoons of water to make the mixture more creamy.

Grind fenugreek seeds into fine powder

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Mix yogurt and fenugreek seed powder

Combine the two. Cover with a lid and set aside for 2 to 3 hours

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After 2 to 3 hours the mixture will thicken up. Mix once again and use.

IMG_4462 (2)How to use:

Start with dry or damp hair. Apply this mask to your scalp and hair. Put on your shower cap or wrap your head in a muslin cloth or a towel. You can also leave your hair uncovered as this mixture won’t drip.

Leave this on for 20-30 minutes, then rinse off thoroughly. Wash with a natural shampoo and let your hair dry naturally. Do this mask once a week to restore and maintain your hair.

Enjoy your beautiful hair!

Extra Notes:

Fenugreek seed powder: You can buy fenugreek seed powder from an Indian shop or online. But you can also easily make your own fenugreek seed powder. All you need is fenugreek seeds and spice and nut grinder. Just add 1 tbsp fenugreek seeds and grind to a fine powder. You can also grind large qualities and store in a glass jar.

Using yogurt: For this mask, it’s best to use plain, whole fat yogurt. Also, prefer yogurt with live cultures, as it has an extra benefit for the scalp health. If you make it at home, that is the best.Methi seeds for hair maskMethi seeds for hair mask

Yogurt substitute: If you are a vegan or don’t like putting yogurt on your hair, you can replace it with coconut milk. It offers similar hair benefits as yogurt. Also, yogurt may make coarse hair rough and dry, so for them, coconut milk is a good option.

Oiled hair: You can apply the mask on oiled hair, just don’t add the extra oil when preparing the mask.

Have you tried this hair mask? I am excited to hear how it works for you….Share your experience/views in comment box below.

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171 comments
prajakti awade says

The Mask seems great. Should I add egg or aloe vera for frizz or these ingredients will be enough?

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    Minaz says

    You can add honey. Also try substituting yogurt for coconut milk if you got frizzy/unruly hair

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Blandine says

Good evening hairbuddha how long can I store the miracle mask ? Can I keep it in the fridge for 1 month ?

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    Minaz says

    I would prepare fresh every time. You can do it the night before.

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alka devi says

I used tis mask with regular curd ..i had heavy hair loss post delivery ..my hair was rough with a lott off dandruff..thus pack worked magically from the first tym i applied it..you can use coconut oil n mix grinded methi with grinded kala jeera n caster oil in it..n mix these by shaking ..apply this oil overnight ..n in the morning apply the methi curd mask in your scalp..n wash with shampoo after one hour..thank me later😄

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    Minaz says

    Thanks for sharing Alka. Enjoy the natural hair care methods.

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Farha farooq says

My hair is not at all growing and i am losing many hair i want my hair to be thick and long can u plz suggest me some good guranteed remedies

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LS NARAYAN Rao says

Pl try hairpack using fenugreek powder,moringa powder yogartand cyrryleaf powder

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Meena dedhia says

It’s seems very nice but the results will come when I use it
My question is u hv written so many ingredients but while making the mask u hv written mix all the 3 ingredients n keep for 2 3 hrs so which 3 ingredients r u talking about

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    Minaz says

    Meena, to make the miracle mask, you only need two ingredients: fenugreek powder and yogurt, rest of the ingredients are optional.

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    LS NARAYAN Rao says

    Mix fenugreek powder and yogurt Jeep it for 3hrs then add moringa leaf and cyrryleaf powder mix well after 1gr apply on head after 2grs wash using soapnut powder or shampoo do it weekjy once for 3month

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Dr Joya Patil says

Hi ….I am 48 year old working as paediatrician in Mumbai ..I color my hair regularly so overt a period of last 8/ 9 years my hair has become very dry ..frizzy ..and almost stopped growing ..Can u pls suggest something .Thanks a lot .

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    Minaz says

    Hi Joya, you should consider switching to henna. Also do a coconut milk hair mask or miracle hair mask to boost growth and improve the texture and look of your hair.

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Priyanka Dhoot says

This mask is superb. But I have recently highlighted my hairs. Can i still use it?
Pls suggest

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    Minaz says

    Yes you can.

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Hazel says

Hi Minaz, may I ask can I use coconut yogurt for this mask? Thank you

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Roe says

Hello I have been using the mask and a natural shampoo and conditioner containing yoghurt and coconut milk and my scalp smells sour. Is this usual and what can I use to stop it from smelling? Thank you

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