Here's a Thought: Swap Out Your Pricey Hair Mask for Avocado

Avocados taste great on toast, work well in salads, and are delicious when paired with chips. But what if we told you that the superfood was also an amazing hair treatment? While using avocados for hair may seem strange, the buzzy health food is a great source of amino acids and vitamins B and E, all of which are known to promote strong, healthy locks, says celebrity hairstylist Dominick Pucciarello.

So why apply a mask instead of eating the delicious fruit? While eating avocados over a period of time can improve the look and feel of your hair, using an avocado conditioning mask can instantly transform your dry, frizzy strands into smooth, silky locks. To reap the many benefits of avocados for hair, we asked Pucciarello to tell us his favorite at-home avocado hair mask recipes. For the best DIY avocado hair masks, as recommended to us by a hairstylist, keep on reading.