How to make a homemade hair mask? Good news, there are a plethora of natural recipes to pamper your mane. Dry, oily, damaged hair… Each house has its own solution!
The kind you do every Sunday, a hydrating face mask, a body scrub and a foot bath? Why not take the opportunity to also take care of your hair? For this, nothing beats a few natural and effective ingredients.
HOMEMADE HAIR MASK: THE IMPORTANCE OF NATURALNESS
From fruits to dairy products to vegetable oils, your kitchen is full of foods good for your hair. The most important thing in your beauty recipe is respecting the quantities and the exposure time.NB: essential oils are not recommended for children, pregnant or lactating women, the elderly or those suffering from chronic pathologies. Before using essential oils, do not hesitate to seek the advice of a doctor.
HOMEMADE HAIR MASK: EXPOSURE TIME
To make the most of the benefits of your homemade hair care , it is essential to respect the exposure time. Indeed, the action of the mask will be all the more beneficial if it is left on for the recommended time (generally thirty minutes or an hour).
Discover the best recipes for hair masks to make at home with Emilie Jolibois, expert in cosmetic ingredients research at Aroma-Zone.
HOMEMADE HAIR MASK WITH AN EGG
For dry, damaged, tired hair – shine, repairing, strengthening, nourishing effect.
Beat an egg yolk with a tablespoon of vegetable oil (olive, avocado, castor, argan, jojoba, etc.).
Apply immediately to the hair strand by strand, leave on for 30 minutes before making a mild shampoo.
On long hair, double the quantities.
You can also make a mask with a whole raw beaten egg, but you have to rinse well with cold water before shampooing (otherwise the white coagule).
You can add a spoon of honey and / or a vegetable oil.
HOMEMADE HONEY HAIR MASK
For dull, coarse, brittle hair – shine effect, illuminates blonde reflections on light hair, moisturizing.
Add two tablespoons of honey, a teaspoon of lemon juice, one to two tablespoons of lukewarm water if necessary to thin the mixture a little and facilitate application.
Apply to the hair strand by strand, leave on for 30 minutes and rinse thoroughly.
NB: with a good thorough rinsing, do not bother to make a shampoo with this non-greasy mask, so we can do it as a conditioner.
HOMEMADE HAIR MASK WITH ALOE VERA
To hydrate, soothe the scalp
Mix two tablespoons of aloe vera gel and two tablespoons of coconut milk (or one tablespoon of coconut milk powder + two tablespoons of water).
Apply the mixture to the hair strand by strand, leave on for 30 minutes before making a mild shampoo.