Reviving Your Dry Summer Hair

Reviving Your Dry Summer Hair

Learn how to repair damaged hair with inexpensive at-home remedies that will transform your summer heat damaged and dry hair to healthy and lustrous locks.


Mash a ripe avocado (pit removed) with one egg. Then, apply this home remedy to wet hair. Avocados are rich in vitamins, essential fatty acids, and minerals that will help restore luster to your hair. Leave on for at least 20 minutes, then rinse several times. Repeat once a week for damaged hair and once a month for healthy hair.


This inexpensive home remedy will treat dry, brittle hair with a small amount of butter for a glossy shine. Massage it into your dry hair. Then, cover your hair with a shower cap for about a half hour. Shampoo as usual and rinse all the butter out.

Olive Oil

Put the moisture back into dry hair by warming up 1/2-cup olive oil (do not boil it), and then rubbing it into your hair. Cover your hair with a plastic bag. Then, wrap everything in a towel. Let this home remedy do its thing for 45 minutes. After, shampoo and completely rinse.


Believe it or not, tea gives hair a natural shine. Use a quart of warm, unsweetened tea (freshly brewed or instant) as a final rinse after your regular shampoo. Tea can enhance hair color; so make sure to use a tea that works with your hair color. Blondes should use chamomile tea; black tea may darken their tresses. Brunettes should use black tea to enhance shine and enrich color.