Nutrifying Egg Hair Mask Benefits
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Nutrifying Egg Hair Mask BenefitsEggs are packed with numerous nutrients that make it one of the most perfect foods in our diets. Eggs are well known for their very rich source of protein. In fact, the protein found in eggs is the highest quality protein you can ever find in any food. Here is a brief summary of nutrients in egg for healthy hair.Protein.Nourishes the hair roots for Hair growth.Fatty Acids.Give your hair a natural glossy shine.Potassium.For healing dry damaged hair.Vitamin A.Prevents hair breakage.Vitamin D.Prevents hair loss and balding.Vitamin B12.For hair growth.Calcium.For long healthy hair, calcium promotes hair growth and is important for proper absorption of vitamin D.Now before you make that disgusting 'eww' face, I have to say that an egg homemade hair mask will give you an amazing boost of calcium plus protein, giving you hair a soft feel as well as a lustrous shine.How to make an egg homemade hair maskIngredients: One egg 1 cup of milk (for shoulder length hair use 1/2 cup) A squeeze of lemon Two tablespoons of olive oil1. With one or two eggs, depending on the length and volume of your hair, separate the egg whites and egg yolk. Beat the separated egg yolks in a clean barter.2. Add 1 cup of milk and two table spoons of olive oil to the gooey egg mixture and mix well.3. Add a squeeze of a lemon to the mixture for a refreshing feel of your scalp. Tip: Mix the mask by whisking with an egg beater.4. Massage well into scalp, working from the roots to the hair ends, and let it sit for at least fifteen minutes. Cover with a disposable plastic shower cap as you do not want egg-y drops everywhere.5. Using lukewarm or cold water, rinse very well and effectively, tackling all areas of your scalp to get rid of egg bits.6. Use an organic fruit shampoo to make a final cleanse of your hair.Quick Tips1. Make sure to wash your hair very veryverywell, especially if you have really long hair. Donotuse hot water to wash your hair - this will cook the eggs in the mask, and you will have cooked egg bits stuck around your hair strands. Use cold water, and rinse out as many times as necessary.2. After ridding your hair of the egg mixture, you can lather in an amazing strawberry shampoo (or any delicious smelling shampoo) to your hair, so that all the egg-y smells are gone.3. Don't over proportionate the lemon juice. It may give you a burning sensation on your scalp. Use the ratio 1:2 of lemon juice to egg yolk.4. You might want to do an egg homemade hair mask at least once a month, if you hate the smell and feel of egg in your hair. I know, it is a bit icky but anyway, it really depends on your dedication to make your hair beautiful at any cost.5. Use egg whites for oily greasy hair and egg yolk for dry brittle hair. Use whole egg for normal hair.
Theres nothing like shiny, luscious locks to turn heads, but with blow drying, flat ironing, and color treatments, were often left with a head of brittle, lackluster hair.
Damaged, dull hair can be temporarily repaired through the use of conditioners that mend the damaged hair shaft, increasing shine and smoothing split ends, ChickRx dermatologistDr. Debra Priceexplains.
Because we cant always splurge on expensive salon conditioning treatments, weve compiled five easy DIY hair mask recipes to get you back to envious hair in no time. Even better: you probably have most of the ingredients in your kitchen right now!
Avocado + Egg + LemonCombine 1 avocado, 1 egg and a very small amount of lemon juice until mixed well. Apply the mixture to damp hair and leave on for about 20 minutes. Rinse hair with luke warm waterhot water could cook the egg leaving a huge mess! After youve rinsed your hair, shampoo and condition as normal.
Honey + Olive Oil + Apple Cider VinegarMix 2 tablespoons honey, 1 tablespoon olive oil and 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar. You may want to heat the honey briefly in the microwave so that is easier to mix in. Apply mask to dry, dirty hair. Comb through with a wide-tooth comb or your fingers. Pin up your hair for 30 minutes to an hour. Shampoo and condition as normal.
Banana + Honey + YogurtMix 1 mashed banana, 1/4 cup honey and about 3 oz of plain yogurt. If you have long hair, you may need to use more yogurt for the recipe to be enough. Coat dry hair with the mixture and leave on for an hour. Rinse and shampoo as normal.
Banana + Egg + Beer + HoneyMix 1 mashed banana with 1 egg until well blended. Add in 1/2 cup of beer and 1 tablespoon honey. Mix well then apply to hair. Pin hair up (or use a shower cap) and let sit for a few hours. Rinse with luke warm water then shampoo and condition as usual. This mask can be especially helpful if you are looking to add volume and shine to thin hair and you get to finish off the rest of the beer in that bottle.
This classic recipe for dry skin involves only 2 ingredients: avocados and honey which are particularly moisturizing. This mask works well on mature, wrinkled and dry skin (not sure if you have dry skin? Find out for sure inHow to Tell If You Have Dry Skin). It's best to use a ripe, fresh, organic avocado. Make sure to mash it up into a creamy pulp.Avocados are also great for deep conditioning dry hair. See myavocado and banana hair mask recipe.I recommend using this recipe after applying mybrown sugar facial scrub. The simple scrub exfoliates while this face mask moisturizes.Ingredients: very ripe, soft avocado cup honeyPreparation:Mash the avocado in a bowl, then stir in honey.Apply to skin and leave for 10 minutes.Rinse face with a cool washcloth.This recipe makes a mask for two and works beautifully on dry skin. Not sure if you have dry skin? Find out for sure in my article,How to Tell If You Have Dry Skin.Ingredients: 1 tsp powdered milk 1 tbsp runny honey 1 tsp aloe vera gel 2 drops essential oilPreparation:This is a classic milk mask for the face. Mix ingredients well, apply to face, let sit for 15 minutes, wash off with warm water. This recipe is enough for two. (Note: The original recipe called for 1 tbsp pulverized almonds, but I have removed it from the ingredients list because almonds, no matter how pulverized, can tear at skin).Banana Facial MasksWho needs Botox when you have bananas? Thats right: You can use a banana as an all-natural, homemade facial mask that moisturizes your skin and leaves it looking and feeling softer. Mash up a medium-sized ripe banana into a smooth paste, then gently apply it to your face and neck. Let it set for 10 to 20 minutes, then rinse it off with cold water. Another popular mask recipe calls for 1/4 cup plain yogurt, 2 tablespoons honey, and 1 medium banana.
Method 1 of 4: Eggs and Honey Mask1. 1Mix the whites of 1 egg in a small bowl until they thicken slightly.Ad2. 2Add 1 teaspoon (0.17 fl oz) honey and 1 teaspoon (0.17 fl oz) sunflower oil and mix together well.3. 3Smear the mixture onto your face and leave it for 15 minutes.4. 4Rinse your face with warm water.Method 2 of 4: Banana and Yogurt Mask1. 1Place 2 bananas, 1 tablespoon (0.5 fl oz) honey and 1/2 cup (4 fl oz) yogurt in a blender.2. 2Blend the ingredients until the ingredients have come together in a uniform mixture.3. 3Spread the mixture onto your face and leave it for 20 minutes, or until it dries.4. 4Rinse your face with warm water.