DIY Natural Hair Conditioners
Revive Dull and Dry Hair with these Dirty Tricks
My hair gets so dry in the summertime, but I love to resort to easy, affordable, ways to condition my hair. Many conditioners just coat your hair with chemicals and wax products and don’t actually penetrate the hair shafts. Of course a diet rich in healthy fat acids and oils will greatly affect hair shine and hair growth. Some everyday kitchen staples are the best to give your locks back their luster. Take a look at the fun, tongue in cheek video Mel Blanchard and I made to show you the many ways you can make homemade conditioners . . .
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Egg yolks are rich in sulfur content, which helps in relieving dandruff symptoms and in maintaining a healthy scalp. Eggs are wonderful source of protein and lecithin, which help in moisturizing and strengthening of hair. Egg yolk acts as a natural emulsifier, which means that it binds the ingredients of homemade hair mask together and converts them into a homogenous mixture.
Benefits Of Egg Yolk Treatment For Hair:
Egg yolk hair treatments have the ability to add strength to your hair, to make your hair silkier, softer and more manageable. The nutrients present in the egg yolk make your hair more voluminous and lustrous. They also play an integral role in conditioning and moisturizing your hair. Since, egg yolks provide hydration to your hair; it becomes less prone to breakage.
Egg Yolk Treatment For Hair:
Treatment 1: Egg Yolk For Moisturizing Your Hair
Egg yolk easily penetrates into the scalp and the hair follicles. It also coats the hair and moisturizes dry and damaged hair. Egg yolk is a powerful natural remedy for dry and damaged hair. You can prepare an egg yolk recipe by beating egg yolk of an egg and adding yogurt, honey and almond oil into it. Apply the well beaten mixture onto your scalp and hair and after about 90 minutes, you should rinse it off with cool water.
Contains many potant phytochemicals, antioxidants like vitamin A,E,D and B6, amino acids and minerals like potassium, copper, iron and magnesium. Promotes hair growth and prevents hair fall. Adds shine and lustre to dull locks. Tames wild frizzy hair. Locks moisture into hair cells. Nourishes hair cells and strengthens hair roots, shaft and strands. Heals damaged hair ends. Moisturizes and hydrates hair locks.
A great mask is one combined with throughly mashed avocados mixed with 1 egg yolk. Afted leaving the mask on your head and hair for 5 minutes, rinse with cold or cool water. You can also rinse with apple cider vinegar to create shine!
In addition to accelerating the growth of slow growing hair, yogurt also provides other benefits for healthy and beautiful hair. The protein content in yogurt provides ample nourishment and strengthening to the hair without making it dull or dry. The zinc and lactic acid properties help stimulate blood circulation, which aids growth.
Blend half cup of yogurt into a smooth paste and coat the hair with it. Wrap the hair in a towel and leave it on for 20 minutes. Wash with your regular shampoo and notice the enhanced moisturizing and conditioning effect of the pack on your hair.
Those with curly locks and frizzy hair can also use yogurt to make their hair more manageable. Make a paste of 3 tbsp. yogurt and 2 tbsp. coconut oil. Apply the paste evenly on the hair and leave it on for 30 minutes before washing with a mild shampoo.
To help rough and dry hair, especially in winters, whip half a cup of yogurt with 2 tbsp almond oil and 2 beaten eggs. Apply the paste on the hair and leave it on for 30 minutes before shampooing for nourished and hydrated hair.