You may have heard that an egg mask is good for your hair, but how do you make one and why is it so good? Using an egg mask to get beautiful hair is one of the oldest tricks in the hair care world. It is also really cheap, as you can use normal eggs from your fridge. Aside from just cracking an egg open over your hair, there are many different ways of making a mask.
Egg Mask For The Hair – What Is It And How Does It Work?
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How do eggs masks work?
Eggs are full of proteins and biotin, which is an ingredient in many hair supplements that makes the hair healthy and strong. Raw eggs add moisturize and shine. It also conditions the scalp and supports hair growth. That is because of all the protein, which is a main building block in hair.
How do I make an egg mask?
Here are some simple ways of making an egg mask at home:
Damaged hair will feel like new again with an egg, banana and honey mask. You make this by mixing an egg and a banana and then adding three tablespoons of milk. Then add as much honey and five tablespoons of olive oil. Mix, apply on scalp, and let sit for an hour. When you rinse it out, use cool water so the egg does not cook! Then wash as usual with shampoo. The olive oil and milk will add extra strength and shine, while the banana and honey increases the moisture provided by the egg.
A super simple trick for all hair types is the classic egg mask. This will increase moisture and make the hair shiny. The only difference is that you use an egg white if you have oily hair, and the whole egg for normal to dry hair. Mix it with a couple of drops of lemon juice and beat the mixture until fluffy. Apply it to your whole hair and head, cover with a shower cap and leave on for about 20 minutes. Then rinse as usual, but with cold water, and wash with shampoo.