Which Home Made Hair Mask to Use for Your Hair? Many Types of Hair Masks Explained

Doing hair masks is an excellent way to take care of your hair, they protect hair from environment influence, help to make scalp healthier, exfoliate it to provide better nutrition for hair and breathe strength into it. How often should hair masks be used? It all depends on hair condition – if hair need some treatment, better to use it 2-3 times a week. If hair is healthy it is enough to use hair mask once a week to make hair silky and smooth. It is reasonable to change a hair mask you use, for example alternate nutrition masks with moisturizing masks. Homemade hair masks are effective and usually don’t cause allergies.

Using homemade masks

You should apply fresh made mask just after you have prepared it. You can  store some of homemade masks in refrigerator for 1-2 days, but for most of them it is always better to prepare one portion of mask. Choose hair masks according to your hair and scalp type. Wrong mask can make your hair look worse. Before applying warm up the mask to a comfortable temperature using water bath or just put bowl with mask in hot water for some time – warm up mask will work better. If you apply mask on clean hair then do 兒童口罩 light massage to your scalp, it will increase blood flow in scalp and will help absorption and distribution of nutrients (especially good for dry hair and scalp). If you apply mask not to freshly washed hair it is not recommended to do massage – do not rub dust and styling products in to skin. Keep mask on your hair exactly specified time and wash hair with plenty of water afterward. If you applied mask on clean hair – don’t use shampoo when washing it off, just water will be enough.

One of the most popular ingredients in homemade masks is clay. Hair masks based on clay absorb dirt, clean scalp and hair, stimulate microcirculatory and provide antiseptic effect. Clay hair mask adds more body to hair.

White clay helps from falling out, green – from seborrhea, yellow – from dandruff, red clay will calm down irritated scalp, blue will clean and protect hair, fill it with oxygen. Clay is usually sold in pharmacies.

Homemade masks for normal hair and scalp

Mix equal portions of burdock oil and nettle extract, apply to clean wet hair. Rinse with warm water after five minutes.

Mix 1 tea spoon of blue clay, 1 egg yellow, 1 tea spoon of honey, 1 tea spoon of lemon juice, 1 tea spoon of butter and 1 tea spoon of mustard. Mix everything carefully, rub into hair roots and on whole hair length. Wear a shower hat and wrap your head with towel, wait like that for 1-2 hours. Wash your hair as usually.

Mix 1 tablespoon of carrot juice, 1 table spoon of lemon juice, 1 table spoon of aloe juice, 1 table spoon ok cognac (brandy), 1 egg yellow and 1 table spoon of castor oil. Apply the mixture on hair and leave it there for 30 minutes, then wash your hair usually.

Mix vegetable and sea-buckthorn oil in proportions 1:9. Rub mixture to hair roots and wear a shower hat. In one hour wash your hair with shampoo for dry hair. Repeat 2 times a week for 5 weeks.

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