Coffee is one of the most consumed beverages worldwide. Like tea, it is often used in skin and hair care. Cosmetic brands add coffee as an ingredient to tighten the skin, reduce cellulite, stimulate hair growth, reduce hair loss. Today in our He alth and Beauty column, we look at some of the benefits of coffee for hair and share easy hair masks that you can make.
The benefits of coffee for hair:
- Hair masks with coffee are able to stimulate hair roots and improve their texture. This in turn can help stop hair loss and boost hair growth.
- When used as a rinse, the coffee drink can help detangle unruly hair while making it he althier.
- Ground coffee is also suitable for making a homemade scrub, not only for the skin of the face and body, but also for the scalp. Thus, it supports her detoxification, but also generally contributes to her good condition.
- Coffee oil is rich in phytosterols and when massaged into the scalp can help increase circulation.
Keep in mind that home care with coffee may slightly change the color of your hair, especially if it is lighter.
How can you use coffee for he althy and beautiful hair? Check out some ideas:
Coffee and coconut oil mask
Coconut oil retains moisture in the scalp and caffeine in coffee prevents hair loss. To prepare this care, in a small saucepan, melt 1-2 tbsp. coconut oil, adding 1 tbsp.l finely ground coffee. Mix the ingredients well. Apply them to the roots of the hair with light massaging movements, you can also apply along the length or at the ends. The mask should not be applied warm. Leave it on for 30-40 minutes and then wash your hair as usual.
Masque with coffee and mayonnaise
Did you know that mayonnaise is used in homemade hair masks? You can even make homemade mayonnaise by combining about 300 ml of oil or olive oil with 3 eggs. You add a few drops of lemon juice and everything goes through a blender or in a blender until you get a thick consistency, like mayonnaise.
To prepare this mask for hair growth and nourishment, combine equal amounts of mayonnaise and finely ground coffee. Apply to the roots and lengths, leave on for 40-50 minutes and then wash your hair with a suitable shampoo.
Mask with coffee, honey and olive oil
Honey and olive oil nourish the hair, make it stronger, shiny.The mask is great if your hair is drier and split. Combine 1 tablespoon of the three ingredients in a bowl. Stir well. The resulting paste is applied from the roots along the length of the hair. Leave it on for about 40 minutes, then wash your hair with a suitable shampoo.
Mask with coffee, lemon and yogurt
Lemon and coffee have a cleansing effect on the scalp, while yogurt nourishes. For silky soft and he althy hair, combine 2-3 tablespoons of yogurt with 1 tablespoon of finely ground coffee and a few drops of fresh lemon juice. Mix and apply the mask to the hair, focusing on the roots and spread the rest along the length.
Depending on the length and thickness of your hair, you may increase the amount of ingredients. Wash your hair with a suitable shampoo after 30-40 minutes.