Strengthen your hair and add a natural glossy shine to it with this homemade hair mask.
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It’s quick, easy and can be made with ingredients that you’ll find in your kitchen.
You will need…
- 1 egg
- Half a glass of milk
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Half a lemon or 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
What do the ingredients do?
- Egg – protein (nourishes for hair growth), fatty acids (for a natural glossy shine), potassium (to heal damaged hair), vitamin A (strengthens hair), vitamin D (prevents hair loss and balding), vitamin B12 (promotes hair growth), calcium (for healthy hair and helps with the absorption of vitamin D).
- Milk – softens hair.
- Olive oil – hydrates hair and acts as a natural conditioner.
- Lemon juice – closes the pores on the scalp, reducing excess oil.
- Normal hair – use the whole egg
- Oily, greasy hair – use the egg white only
- Dry, damaged hair – use the egg yolk only
- Thoroughly mix all the ingredients together. Make sure there are no lumps in the mixture.
- Apply to your hair, from root to tip. Place a shower cap over to avoid a mess.
- Leave in your hair for at least 15 minutes.
- Wash your hair with cold water (hot will cook the egg!) to remove all traces of the mixture.
- Towel dry your hair and then leave it to completely dry naturally.