Home remedies are one of my favorite solutions to hair woes and eggs seem to be quite the powerful ingredient. Egg yolks contain vitamin A, B, D & E while most of an eggs protein is found in the white along with some bacteria-eating enzymes.
There’s a lot of different recipes and suggestions on which part of the egg to use and what to mix it with but after a lot of reading, it seems to make the most sense to use the whole egg to get all the benefits it has to offer. Keep reading for a hair mask recipe and what exactly an egg will do for your scalp and hair
Vitamin A – helps increase sebum production which in turn helps prevent dandruff. This vitamin is also said to help with hair loss
Vitamin B – There are several different groups of vitamin B found in an egg yolk, most of which increase the oxygen supply to the hair and improve circulation.
Vitamin D – also helps with hair loss and hair growth
Vitamin E - also helps with oxygen supply
Fatty Acids – help to make your hair shiny and prevent dandruff, hair loss, psoriasis and flaky scalp.
Protein – helps make the hair thicker and the follicle stronger
Here’s an all around beneficial hair mask:
1 Tbsp Honey
I mixed the olive oil and honey together first and warmed it in the microwave for around 30 seconds (don’t get it too warm or it will start to cook the egg when you add it). I then added the 2 eggs and mixed everything together really well before applying it to my scalp and hair.
There are several other ingredients you can add including baking soda, lemon juice or yogurt but we’re going to stick with this basic one to start, just to see what it’s capable of…
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