Sea salt includes a whole range of micronutrients useful for health, such as iodine, sodium, calcium, iron, selenium, zinc and many others. Thanks to such a rich composition, it has long enjoyed the glory of an excellent remedy for improving the body as a whole and improving the condition of the hair in particular.
Sea salt deeply penetrates into tissues, improving blood circulation in them, saturating with oxygen and accelerating the cellular exchange. This contributes to the improvement of hair nutrition, as a result of which their loss ceases and the processes of growth and restoration of the structure are started. Also, sea salt perfectly desiccates the scalp and normalizes the skin-fat balance, which is a real panacea for the treatment of high fatty hair . When rubbed into the scalp, sea salt has an excellent cleansing and exfoliating effect, which helps to get rid of dandruff . Here such a wide range of problems helps to solve the use of this truly miraculous cosmetic and therapeutic remedy!
Sea salt for hair is used in a pure form, as well as in various masks, balms , lotions and tonics, the components of which are selected in accordance with the nature of the problem being solved. To buy sea salt, as well as funds on its basis, you can in the cosmetic department of any pharmacy.
Very effective to strengthen the locks of home masks with sea salt, but when applying them, it is necessary to adhere to the following rules:
1. Do not resort to salt masks in the presence of slightest scratches and damage to the scalp in order to avoid irritations and painful sensations.
2. Do not use salt for hair more than 2 times a week, because otherwise you can achieve the opposite effect - the hair will lose its splendor and smoothness, become stiff and unruly when combing. It is best for dry scalp to rub salt into it 1 time per week, with oily or fat-prone skin of the head - 2 times a week.
3. Salt should be applied only to damp hair and scalp.
4. The most optimal course of treatment is 6-8 procedures for a month, then a break of at least 2.5-3 months.
The most popular home use recipes of sea salt for hair are given below:
1. Rubbing sea salt in the roots of hair in its pure form (salt peeling)
A small amount of sea salt should be taken in a handful of palm, applied to damp hair and rubbed into the roots with gentle massage movements of the fingers, evenly spreading over the entire surface of the scalp for 5-10 minutes. Then carefully wash your hair with warm water and shampoo and rinse with cool water with the addition of apple cider vinegar or fresh lemon juice . This procedure promotes nutrition and restoration of curls, prevents their loss and stimulates growth , and also perfectly cleanses the scalp and eliminates dandruff.
2. Nourishing mask with sea salt, kefir and essential oils (soft scrub)
In a glass of yogurt (you can substitute curdled milk or liquid yogurt) add 50 g of sea salt and 3-5 drops of essential oils. When solving the problem of increased fatness of the scalp, essential oils of pine, lemon, eucalyptus or cloves are ideal, with increased hair loss - essential oils of mint, ylang-ylang, rosemary or incense. Mix thoroughly until completely dissolved. The resulting mixture, massage movements, rub into the roots of the hair and scalp and evenly distribute the strands along the entire length. On top of the head to enhance the effect of wearing a plastic bag or hat. After 20-30 minutes, rinse the mask with warm water using a soft baby shampoo. Dry hair naturally. This mask perfectly nourishes the hair, makes them smooth, elastic, shiny and silky, prevents loss.
3. Mask for hair growth from sea salt and banana
Medium-sized banana knead to a consistency of puree and add 1 tablespoon to it. sea salt. All thoroughly crushed and blended in a blender, then applied to the hair, rubbing into their roots and scalp. Top the plastic bag and wrap it with a towel. After half an hour, rinse with water and shampoo.
4. Firming mask for any type of hair from sea salt, yolk and kefir
In a small container, pour 50 ml of water and dissolve in it 1 tsp. sea salt. Add 1 egg yolk and 50 ml of kefir . All well mix and rub into the roots of hair and scalp after washing. After half an hour, wash it off.
5. Mask for dandruff from sea salt, bread and yolks
2-3 small pieces of rye bread soften in water, then mix it with 1 tsp. sea salt and 2 egg yolks. Rub into the scalp, cover the top and leave for 40 minutes, then rinse thoroughly with warm water and shampoo and then rinse your hair with cool water.
6. Restoring mask of sea salt, honey, mustard and olive oil
In a small container, beat 1 egg yolk and add 1 tablespoon to it. mustard powder, 3 tsp. olive oil , 1 tsp each. sea salt and honey and juice of half a lemon. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly and rub the resulting mass into the roots of the hair and scalp. Top with polythene and a towel. After 15 minutes, rinse with warm water and shampoo. The recommended course is 1 time per week for a month.
7. Moisturizing mask of sea salt with oils
In a glass of slightly alkaline mineral water, dissolve 1 tsp. sea salt and add 1 tablespoon. almond oil (or other cosmetic oil). All thoroughly mix and rub into the hair and scalp. Top with a plastic bag or cap and wrap in a towel. After 15-20 minutes rinse with warm water. This mask perfectly moisturizes dry hair and scalp.