Eggs as we know are great source of protein that provides essential nutrients and vitamins in our body. Do you know eggs can also be used to strengthen roots and hair strands with an easy DIY hair mask?
Eggs can stimulate hair follicles and improve the elasticity of hair by providing nutrients to the scalp and improving hair fibre. It is also rich in Vitamin H, Lecithin and Biotin.
Biotin is known to improve keratin structure which is made of protein whereas Lecithin in eggs promotes hair growth, and nourishes the hair strands. Eggs also act as a natural hair conditioner.
One of the most significant benefits of using eggs in your hair masks is in preventing stubborn split ends. It repairs brittle hair, smoothens hair follicles and prevents protein loss in the hair that can help people suffering from hair loss
Protein Egg Hair Mask
- Aloe gel
- Extra virgin olive oil
How to apply: First start off with detangling your hair to free the knots. Then, pour 1-2 eggs depending upon the length and volume of your hair into a bowl with extra virgin olive oil and 2 tbsp aloe gel. Mix these ingredients well until the same consistency.
Partition your hair and apply egg hair mask from the roots to the tips in small sections. Massage using gentle fingertips and tie your hair in a loose bun. Rinse your hair using shampoo and condition your hair to smoothen cuticles. Check this blog for easy steps to get rid of split ends for long.
Time of application: 20-30 minutes
Frequency of application: Once or twice a week
Tips: Do not use hot water to rinse unless you want omelette over your head. 😉
Eggs can also be a superfood for your hair since protein helps in curbing excessive hair fall and strengthen hair follicles. Vitamin A, E, folate and biotin reduce hair fall and are suitable for all hair types.
The nutrients in the egg hair mask penetrate into hair strands and rejuvenate hair follicles against dry scalp, hair loss and hair breakage or fraying that causes split ends.