Mayonnaise is known to us as a very nutritious product, which can not be avoided when preparing a large number of second courses and salads, but it turns out that it can be used to treat and nourish the hair. The secret of such popularity is simple: the composition of any mayonnaise includes egg yolk, vegetable oil, mustard, vinegar - valuable ingredients for the health of hair, each of which individually or collectively is most often found in house masks .
Vegetable oil, thanks to the rich content of vitamin E, perfectly moisturizes and nourishes the scalp, perfectly strengthens the curls and prevents their loss.
The yolk helps to accelerate the growth of hair and gives the hair volume. Mustard and vinegar perfectly disinfects the scalp, eliminates dandruff , makes the strands smooth and silky. In addition, mayonnaise is a rather fatty product, which makes it indispensable in the composition of masks for dry, thin, dull and damaged hair, to which as a result natural elasticity and fresh healthy shine return. It is most preferable to apply mayonnaise masks for dry and mixed hair types .
Of course, it is best to use home-made mayonnaise as a part of masks, which consists exclusively of natural products. In view of the lack of time, you can try mayonnaise, bought in the store, but in this case carefully read its composition and choose with the least content of dyes, flavors, thickeners, that is all that can adversely affect the condition of the head of hear. By the way, the process of cooking homemade mayonnaise is very short and maybe even bring you a few pleasant minutes.
We will need: 2 fresh chicken eggs, preferably homemade, 250 ml of sunflower or olive oil , 1 tsp. sugar, 0.5 tsp. salt, 1-2 tsp. mustard, 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice.
In a small saucepan, break 2 eggs and add salt, sugar, mustard and lemon juice . The resulting mass of whisk blender until smooth, then a thin trickle pour in her vegetable oil. Continue to whisk the mass until the consistency is characteristic of mayonnaise. In the case of lumps or if mayonnaise is too thick, it should be diluted with a small amount of boiled water and mix with a spoon. All is ready! You can put it in the refrigerator for storage.
Before the procedure, you need to remember that it is best to do the masks on dirty hair before you are going to wash them. Prepared home-made mayonnaise, brought to room temperature, is applied to moistened hair and distributed throughout their length, including roots (dry type) or only on tips (mixed type). On top of the curls for the effect of warming covered with cellophane film and wrapped in a warm towel. The mask is kept on the head for at least half an hour, after which it is thoroughly washed off with warm water with shampoo and conditioner balm. Since mayonnaise has a thick consistency, the flushing process can take a longer time than with other masks. Periodicity of the procedure - at least 1 time per week, and with very dry and damaged hair -2-3 times a week.
The simplest and most common recipe for a mask from mayonnaise is to apply it abundantly on your hair, wrap your head and hold it for 1.5-2 hours. Then wash off the mask using shampoo and balm. This mask perfectly nourishes the dried and weakened hair.
Below are the recipes of some of the most popular home masks from mayonnaise:
1. Nourishing mask from mayonnaise and honey
To 1 tbsp. mayonnaise add 1 tsp honey and the same amount of vegetable oil (you can take olive, castor, burdock or almond). With a long hair length, the amount of ingredients can be increased by 2-3 times. All thoroughly mix and the resulting composition to apply to the hair. After 40-60 minutes rinse.
2. Mask from mayonnaise, aloe and honey, relieving dandruff
To 1 tbsp. mayonnaise add the same amount of aloe juice, 1 tsp. liquid honey and 1 tbsp. juice, squeezed out of cloves of garlic. All mixed well and rubbed into the roots of the hair. After 30-50 minutes wash your hair.
3. Nourishing moisturizing mask from mayonnaise and avocado
2 tablespoons Ripe avocado mixed with 1 tbsp. mayonnaise. With a long hair, you need to proportionally increase the number of components of the mask. If desired, 1 egg yolk or 2 tsp can be added to the mask to better nourish the scalp. olive, burdock or castor oil. The resulting mixture is rubbed into the roots of the hair and distributed throughout their length. After 40-60 minutes rinse with shampoo and balm.
4. Nourishing mask from mayonnaise and yeast, stimulating hair growth
Pour 1 tbsp. baking yeast with a small amount of warm kefir, grind well until the yeast dissolves and put for half an hour in a warm place in a sealed container. When yeast rises, add 1 tablespoon to them. mayonnaise, 1 egg yolk and 1 tsp. slightly melted butter. If desired, you can add 3-5 drops of essential oil of rosemary, ylang-ylang or incense. Mix thoroughly and smoothly massage the massage into the roots of the hair, evenly spreading along the entire length. After 1 hour wash with shampoo and balm.
5. Softening and nourishing mask from mayonnaise and cottage cheese
2 tablespoons fatty cottage cheese mixed with 1 tbsp. mayonnaise and a small amount of warm milk until a homogeneous and not very thick mass is obtained. Apply the mask to the hair and leave it for 1 hour, then wash the head.
6. Mask for dry and brittle hair from mayonnaise and eggs
In a cup of homemade mayonnaise, add 3 egg yolks. Stir well and apply on hair, gently massaging the scalp. After 30-50 minutes rinse with water.
7. Mask for giving hair shine from mayonnaise and banana
Take 3 tsp. mayonnaise, 1 peeled banana and 1 tsp. coconut oil. Mix thoroughly until smooth and apply to the hair along the entire length. After 40-50 minutes rinse with water and shampoo.