Dear ladies, with the approach of the most women's day of the year - March 8, we decided to present you our series dedicated to this holiday. The column is called "Favorite 8" and in it we will tell you about our preferences and favorite products in different areas - he alth, beauty, fashion, home, travel. In eight consecutive topics, we will share our favorite 8 things, about which we will tell you curious and interesting details
What kind of care do you take for your hair? You probably have a variety of cosmetics that you apply to it. Check out 8 favorite cares for he althy and strong hair, with which you can pamper yours too.
1. Argan Oil
Argan oil is also known as Moroccan oil, liquid "gold".It is extremely rich in fatty acids, antioxidants and vitamin E. Apart from making hair look stunning, argan oil also has protective properties. It is a suitable care for dry hair, dry ends, curly hair, hair that is often subjected to heat treatment with irons, hair dryers. Argan oil protects hair from damage and UV rays. Makes hair soft, smooth. You can apply it to dry hair before washing it, Leave it on for 20-30 minutes and then wash your hair as usual.
2. Reduce the risk of hair loss with a protein hair mask
Some of the biggest risk factors for hair loss are lack of protein in the diet, iron deficiency, stress and others. Therefore, it is important to pay attention to the amount of protein of animal origin, but you can additionally nourish your hair with this homemade mask. In a bowl, combine 1/2 avocado, 1 egg, 1 tablespoon coconut oil, and 1/2 teaspoon honey. Everything is mixed well and applied to the roots and along the length of the hair.Leave on for 30 minutes, then wash your hair as usual.
3. Stimulate hair growth with olive oil and ginger
Olive oil is one of the best hair care products as it nourishes it from roots to ends. According to some studies, the oleic acid in it promotes hair growth. In a bowl, combine 4-5 tablespoons of olive oil with grated ginger root or a few drops of ginger essential oil. Apply to roots and length. After 30-40 minutes, wash your hair as usual. With good tolerance, do this care 1-2 times a week.
4. Rosemary for he althy hair
Rosemary is one of the best herbs for strengthening hair. You can use it as a decoction to rinse your hair with or in the form of an essential oil to combine with olive oil, coconut oil and apply as a mask before washing.Rosemary promotes blood circulation in the scalp area, reduces the risk of premature graying. It also has a beneficial effect on a dry, flaky scalp.
5. Rose water fragrance
Usually we use aromatic rose water as skin care, but it is also suitable for hair, as it can be added to our homemade hair masks, but also used alone. What are its benefits for hair?
- Helps control sebum secretion in oilier hair as the pH of rose water is suitable for the scalp;
- Reduces dryness of hair and scalp;
- Lightly massaging the roots with rose water helps improve blood circulation, which in turn has a beneficial effect on hair follicles;
- Improves hair growth and reduces dandruff;
6. aloe vera
Aloe vera is another care that helps hair and scalp to be he althy.Aloe gel is extremely rich in antioxidants, essential amino acids and minerals. Aloe vera is believed to have a rejuvenating effect on the hair, giving it elasticity and preventing breakage. Care with it is suitable for any type of hair, including oily, reduces the risk of hair loss, improves the he alth of hair follicles, has antifungal properties that soothe an itchy scalp.
7. Green tea
Green tea is among the most commonly consumed types of tea. It's also a skin care favorite, but it also has a number of benefits for hair he alth and beauty. Green tea is rich in antioxidants, vitamins, polyphenols, which help to strengthen the hair, improve its appearance, reduce the risk of hair loss.
How can you use green tea, except as a pleasant drink, because we should not forget that we take care of the condition of our hair through the foods and drinks we consume.
- Use to rinse hair, after washing with shampoo and conditioner, without then rinsing the tea itself;
- You can combine it with aloe vera, massage into the roots and after 20 minutes wash your hair as usual;
- Green tea with coconut oil – again as a 30 minute mask before washing hair.
- Green tea with honey - hair loss reducing mask.
8. And hair loves coffee
Coffee is great for our homemade hair masks. It stimulates its growth, reduces the risk of hair loss, helps to exfoliate the skin of the scalp, detoxifies, gives hair vitality. You can pour brewed and cooled coffee over your hair, add ground coffee to home masks with coconut oil, to honey and olive oil, to hair masks with egg yolks or yogurt.