Popular hair masks with egg and their use at home
Egg yolk contains vitamins A, C and E. It is also rich in nutrients that your hair needs. Consider first hair masks with yolk. They are recommended for use with dry or normal hair.
Hair mask with yolk and brandy
This is the simplest egg mask for hair with alcohol, which does not require additional ingredients. It can be used as a universal nutrient and stimulating hair growth tool. If necessary, heal the wounds on the scalp. The yolk provides deep nourishment to the hair, while cognac adds shine to them and stimulates blood circulation in the scalp.
1 egg yolk 3-5 tablespoons of brandy
Thoroughly dissolve the yolk in cognac to a smooth consistency. First apply on the scalp, rub in a light massage movements, and then spread the mixture over the entire length of the hair. If your hair is long, you can use 2 yolks with the same amount of brandy. Wrap your head in plastic wrap and cover with a towel. Let the mask stay on your hair for 20-30 minutes, then rinse thoroughly.
Hair mask with egg and castor oil
If you suffer from hair loss, then this remedy is just for you. This is another hair mask with yolk and brandy. Only here is castor oil added.
2 tablespoons of brandy 1 egg yolk 2 tablespoons of castor oil
Mix all ingredients with a blender or a whisk. Apply first mask on the scalp, massaging in a circular motion. And then spread over the entire length of the hair. Although you can leave the mask only on the scalp and root area. Then cover the head with plastic wrap, and you can use a shower cap. To increase the effectiveness of such an egg yolk hair mask, you can preheat castor oil in a microwave oven to a warm state before mixing the ingredients. Exposure time - 30-60 minutes. At the end of time, rinse thoroughly with plenty of water. Hair mask "castor oil and egg" to solve the problem of loss should be applied a couple of times a week.
Hair mask "egg and olive oil"
Olive oil is an excellent moisturizer and makes dry, lifeless hair softer, silky and more docile. An egg rich in protein makes curls strong and voluminous.
2 eggs 2 tablespoons of olive oil
There are several variations in the preparation of this egg mask for hair at home.
If you have dry hair, use only the yolk. Separate the egg yolks from the whites and whip them with olive oil. This amount of ingredients will be enough to cover the hair of medium length. If your curls are very long, add an extra tablespoon of olive oil, if short, one spoon of oil will suffice. This hair mask with egg and oil is applied to wet hair. Then it will be easier to distribute from root to tip. Use for this purpose a wide toothed comb, combing hair, make sure that the mask covers each strand. Leave it for about 20 minutes. Then rinse hair with warm (not hot) water with shampoo. It will remove excess oil and eggs.
For oily hair, only proteins will be needed. Separate the egg whites from the yolks. Beat whites with olive oil. The rule for the selection of ingredients with different hair length as in the first case. Also apply to damp hair for 20 minutes and then rinse with a shampoo.
If you have very dry and brittle hair, add additional moisturizing ingredients to the mixture of eggs and olive oil. For example, an egg and butter hair mask will become more effective if you put 1 tablespoon of one of the following components to it: milk, avocado, banana, or honey.
Making hair masks from eggs, you can also experiment with oil. For the first time, olive oil is the best choice. And next time, try other types of oils to see how well they suit your hair type. Hair mask with egg and jojoba oil is perfect for normal hair, and with almond oil - for normal or dry hair. If you have very dry hair, use coconut oil. Buying, sometimes, on the pleasant smell of the cosmetics offered by the stores, you want to make an aromatic mask at home. And there is a solution. Add a few drops of one of the essential oils to your egg mask. It can be oil of lavender, rose, lemongrass.
Recommendations for using an egg hair mask at home
The egg can be used simply, by itself, as a natural conditioner. Beat the egg, and after shampooing, apply the mixture over the entire length to wet hair from root to tip. It will be enough to leave the mask for 5 minutes and rinse with water. This procedure is suitable for any type of hair.
If you used an egg in a mask, then remember a few tips for its use. First, so that your egg mask does not spread, distribute it on wet hair, massaging your head. Secondly, do not wash off the mask with hot water, preferably a little warm. And, thirdly, at the end of the procedure, do not blow dry your hair, let them dry themselves. Do egg masks for hair once a week. Thus, you strengthen your hair, achieve the proper level of moisture. And as a result, shiny, silky, and most importantly, healthy hair.