In onions contain all the vitamins and minerals necessary for our hair. Due to its bactericidal properties, the onion heals the skin, helps with dandruff . High content of zinc, silicon and vitamin C helps to strengthen and renew hair follicles, prevents the appearance of gray hair.
Onion has long been used in folk medicine as a stimulation of growth in hair loss. Even with partial baldness, daily onion hair masks promote the appearance of new hairs.
Onion mask for hair growth. Rub the onion on a fine grater. The resulting gruel rub in the roots of the hair, warm the head with cellophane, and on top - with a towel. To wash off it is necessary in 1 hour - for dry hair, through 1,5 2 hours - for normal hair, in 3 hours - for oily hair. With dry hair, it is recommended to add castor oil to this mask.
Mask with onion and yeast. Rub the onion on a fine grater, then squeeze the juice through the cheesecloth. Add 1 teaspoon of dry yeast, burdock and castor oil to the juice, 2 tablespoons of hot water. Stir the mask components and leave in a warm place for 10 minutes. Apply the mask to the roots of the hair, put a cap on the head. After an hour, the mask can be washed off with warm water and shampoo.
Onion mask with honey for strengthening hair . Rub the onion on the grater, mix the resulting gruel with 1 tsp. honey. Apply the mask on the hair for 1 hour. Wash your head with shampoo.
Onion mask with cognac from hair loss . Grill the green onion through a meat grinder and apply a lot of hair to the hair for 1 hour. With oily hair, you can add cognac or alcohol to the mask, this will increase the blood circulation of the scalp.
Onion mask with yogurt . Mix in equal proportions honey, kefir, cognac, sea salt. Add 1 bulb to the mixture of mush or juice. Apply the mask on your hair with massage movements, warm your head with cellophane and a towel. After an hour, the mask can be washed off with shampoo.
Garlic and onion mask . Mix 5 drops of rosemary oil with two tablespoons of burdock oil. Squeeze the juice from 1 large onion and several cloves of garlic. Mix the juice with the oils, add the egg yolk and a spoonful of cognac into the mixture. Apply the mask on the hair, rub into the scalp. After an hour, rinse with water and shampoo.
Mask from onion with burdock oil . Mix in equal proportions freshly squeezed lemon, carrot and onion juices, add 1 tsp. burdock or castor oil (any vegetable can be used), 1 tbsp. dry yeast, 2 tablespoons of hot water. Leave the mask for 10 minutes in a warm place. Apply mask on hair, wrap head with cellophane, then towel. After an hour, the mask can be washed off.
Onion mask is fragrant . Squeeze the juice from 1 bulb, add any of the following ingredients to the mask: egg yolk, calendula tincture, castor oil, 1 tsp. honey. Add to the mask several drops of your favorite essential oils, best of all rosemary, lavender and muscatine sage. After half an hour, wash your head with warm water and shampoo.
Strengthening, refreshing and stimulating hair growth mask of onions and sour-milk products. To 3 tablespoons. onion juice, squeezed through gauze from finely chopped onions, add 1 tsp. liquid honey and 2-3 tablespoons. yoghurt (preferably natural, the shelf life of which does not exceed several days) or 1 tbsp. low-fat sour cream - for oily and normal hair. With dry hair type, add 1 tablespoon. sour cream with the highest percentage of fat and the amount of vegetable oil (olive, almond, castor, burdock) or instead of butter - 1 tbsp. mayonnaise. Thoroughly mix the ingredients and rub into the roots of the hair. After 40-60 minutes, wash off the mask and rinse the head well with warm water and shampoo. Recommended frequency of mask application is 1-2 times a week.
After the onion mask on the hair for a long time there is a smell. To prevent its appearance, add to any onion mask lemon juice or banana pulp. Also neutralize the smell of onions help essential oils of rosemary, tea tree, lavender, ylang-ylang. They just add a few drops to the mask (but not more than 7).
If after the onion mask the smell still remains, rinse your head with apple cider vinegar , diluted in equal proportions with water, or citrus juice (orange, lemon) in the proportion of 2 tbsp. juice for 1 liter of cool water.
Remember that for the preparation of masks, only carefully filtered onion juice should be used, since it is the small particles of onions that carry the bulk of the unpleasant odor. Observe the technique of applying the onion mask: do not distribute it along the entire length of the hair, but only carefully rub it into the roots and scalp.
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