Vitamin E is one of the most important vitamins for maintaining the health and beauty of our hair. Being a natural antioxidant, it actively saturates the cells with oxygen, which significantly improves the blood supply to the scalp and speeds up the processes of natural cell renewal.
Regular use of vitamin E for the hair most favorably reflects on their condition - the curls cease to split and fall out, they become smooth, resilient, silky, they return alive natural brilliance and they even begin to grow faster. Significantly improves and the state of the scalp - such unpleasant consequences of a lack in the body of vitamin E disappear, like dryness and dandruff . Also, this vitamin creates a natural hair protection against the harmful effects of ultraviolet rays, so that they do not burn out in the sun.
It is necessary to know that no cosmetic means can create a magnificent hairdress with a deficiency in the body of vitamin E. At the same time, it is not produced by the body independently. Therefore, if you want to have a fluffy and healthy head of hair, its internal reserves should be constantly replenished. This can be done in two ways: 1) enrich the daily diet with foods that are high in vitamin E; 2) use vitamin E in oil-based capsules for oral administration or as part of hair masks . Also remember that an overdose of vitamin E for the body is also harmful, as is its lack. This can lead to increased hair loss. Therefore, everything should be in moderation. The average dose of vitamin E for an adult is about 15 mg / day.
Vitamin E-rich foods include vegetable oils (primarily olive and sunflower), animal livers, eggs, nuts, seeds, legumes, berries (cherry, cherry, sea-buckthorn), Brussels sprouts and broccoli, herbs. With the regular use of these foods in food, additional intake of vitamin E inside is not required.
Vitamin E for hair in capsules can be purchased at any pharmacy. In the composition of hair masks, it is often used in combination with the same oil solution of vitamin A in capsules. Such masks are very simple and effective in application. The recommended course of treatment, depending on the type of hair and its initial condition, is usually 2-3 times a week with a total duration of 10-15 procedures.
Recipes for the most popular hair masks with vitamin E are given below:
1. Nourishing mask with vitamin E for hair
In a small container, mix 1-2 tablespoons. burdock oil and jojoba oil , depending on the hair length, lightly heat on a water bath and add 1 tsp. oil solution of vitamin E. Mix the ingredients until the vitamin dissolves completely and massage into the scalp with gentle massage movements, evenly spreading over the entire length of the hair. Top on your head put on a plastic bag and wrap it with a towel. The mask should be left for 40-60 minutes, then rinse with warm water and shampoo. This mask perfectly nourishes the curls, giving them splendor and a fabulous shine.
2. Mask for dry hair with vitamin E and oils
In a small container, mix 1 tbsp. olive, burdock and almond oil, warm it in a water bath and add 1 tsp. oil solution of vitamin E. All thoroughly mix and rub into the roots of hair and scalp. Cover it with a foil and warm it with a towel. After 1 hour wash with shampoo.
3. Mask from hair loss with vitamin E for hair and honey
1 large or 2 medium-sized potatoes grate on a fine grater and strain through gauze. 2 tablespoons The obtained potato juice is mixed with the same amount of aloe vera gel, 1 tbsp. honey and 1 capsule of oil solutions of vitamins E and A. The resulting mass is rubbed with light massage movements of the fingers into the roots of the hair and scalp. On top, put a plastic bag or cap on your hair and wrap it with a towel. Leave for 1,5-2 hours, then wash off the mask with warm water and soft baby shampoo.
4. Mask for shine hair with vitamin E and egg
In a small container, pour 2 tbsp. olive or burdock oil and slightly warmed in a water bath. In the heated oil, add and stir 1 tsp. an oil solution of vitamin E and 1 egg yolk . The resulting mask is rubbed into the roots of the hair and scalp, evenly spreading over the entire length of the hair. Cover it with polyethylene and warm it with a towel. After half an hour, rinse with water and shampoo.
5. Firming Hair Mask with Vitamin E for Hair and Herbs
2 tablespoons each. leaves of nettle and chamomile flowers pour a glass of boiling water and let it brew for 40 minutes. The resulting broth strain and add to it pre-chopped pulp of rye bread . Stir the mass to a mushy state and add 1 tsp to it. oil solution of vitamin E. Mask rub into the roots of the hair, from above to insulate and stand for 1 hour, then wash off.
6. Refreshing hair mask with vitamin E and fruit
In a small container, mix the pulp of half a banana and a quarter of the avocado, add 1 tablespoon each. yogurt, mayonnaise and wheat germ oil and 1 capsule of vitamin E oil solution. Mix again and apply the mask to hair, wrapped with a cellophane bag and a towel. Leave on for 15-20 minutes, then rinse with water and shampoo.