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How to Make a Buttermilk Mask for Healthy Hair

Buttermilk is not only good for your body, it can also give you a stronger, more manageable, and dandruff-free mane.


  • Step 1: Mix ingredients Combine the buttermilk with the egg yolk, yogurt, and honey.
  • TIP: Double the recipe if you have long hair.
  • Step 2: Slather onto damp hair Slather mixture onto damp hair and gently massage into hair from roots to ends.
  • Step 3: Wrap hair in plastic Wrap your hair in plastic wrap or a shower cap. Use a blow dryer to help the mask penetrate the hair cuticle.
  • Step 4: Leave on Leave the mixture on for at least 30 minutes.
  • Step 5: Rinse and shampoo Rinse hair with warm water. Shampoo and condition as usual. Follow with a cold-water rinse for an extra boost of shine.
  • TIP: Use this mask twice monthly for best results.
  • Step 6: Blow dry Blow dry with hair pulled taut and the nozzle pointed downward to flatten cuticles for even glossier locks.
  • FACT: Did you know? Traditionally buttermilk was the sour liquid left after churning butter. Today it's made by adding bacteria to regular milk.

You Will Need

  • 1/2 c. buttermilk
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 c. yogurt
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • Plastic wrap or a shower cap
  • A blow dryer

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