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Make a Honey Hair Mask at home

While most of us use it as a breakfast condiment, raw honey is known for its excellent benefits and qualities across the globe; it can alleviate allergies, boost memory, and even treat wounds and burns. But did you know that honey can work wonders on the health of your hair? Well, it can!

A honey hair mask for hair growth can deeply nourish your hair, promoting an overall healthy glow. There are many ways in which you can add honey into your hair care regime, and it may just be easier than you think!

Can Honey Make Your Hair Grow?

In a nutshell, merely putting honey on your hair doesn’t miraculously make your hair grow. However, if you use honey as part of your hair care routine, then the benefits of the essential vitamins and minerals can promote healthy hair growth.

Because honey is an emollient (a moisturising substance), this means that it seals the moisture in your hair, ensuring it’s conditioned, reduces breakage and can even speed up growth. There are some other incredible benefits of honey for hair loss listed below.

  • Because of the rich antioxidant properties of honey, your hair will endure less damage, keeping your scalp and hair healthy.
  • Honey strengthens the hair follicles meaning that less hair will fall out.
  • Honey is made up of a range of naturally antibacterial and antiseptic qualities which prevent scalp infections and soothes common problems like dandruff, eczema, and psoriasis.
  • Honey works to get to the roots of the scalp, getting rid of impurities and dirt which reduces clogging and promotes growth.

How to Make an Egg and Honey Hair Mask for Hair Growth

There are so many weird and incredible hair growth products on the market nowadays that it can be challenging to choose the right products for your hair. However, there are some really great at home masks you can create in the comfort of your own bathroom or kitchen that will work wonders for your hair and save you money at the same time. A great deep conditioning mask that can put life back into all hair types is the egg and honey hair mask for hair growth – and it couldn’t be easier to make!

All you need are three simple ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of raw or unpasteurized honey
  • 2 tablespoons of virgin olive oil

Then, all you need to do is:

  • Mix the eggs with 2 tablespoons of olive oil and add in the honey, mixing together until it becomes creamy
  • Put the mixture on your hands and smooth it through our hair from the roots to the ends of your hair until completely covered
  • To allow it to soak in, cover your hair with a plastic wrap or shower cap and leave for 1 hour
  • Rinse your hair with water and shampoo and use conditioner if necessary

Note that your hair will only be sticky until all the mixture is rinsed out. If you apply this homemade mask at least once a week, you will have smooth and healthy hair in no time.

Can Olive Oil Grow Hair Faster?

The speed of hair growth is determined by how healthy your scalp is. If your pores are clogged, and your scalp is generally not well looked after, it may seem as though your hair doesn’t grow at all. There are so many expensive products on the market that claim to support hair growth and rejuvenate your scalp. However, if you want to save money and improve the health of your scalp for quick hair growth rates, olive oil can work wonders.

Olive oil is an excellent source of antioxidants that are great for scalp and skin health. By simply massaging olive oil into your scalp will improve your blood flow. This means that hair follicles are stimulated and are likely to grow thicker strands of hair more quickly. You can use any type of olive oil for your scalp, but it’s often best to choose one that’s organic or 100% olive oil with no extras or additives.

Honey and Olive Oil Hair Mask

You honestly don’t need to splash out on expensive hair products that end up drying out your hair. Instead, you can make your own nourishing and moisturising hair mask at home with a few simple everyday ingredients that you may already have in the cupboard, or you can pick up quickly enough.

One of the best honey treatments for dry and damaged hair is so easy to make. All you need are three simple ingredients:

  • Half cup natural honey (you can use raw honey, unpasteurised honey or manuka honey)
  • 1/4th cup olive oil
  • 1/4th cup buttermilk (this is optional but is a nice addition for extra moisture)

Then, all you need to do is:

  • Mix the honey and olive oil and microwave for 30 seconds to allow it to blend together
  • Once cooled, add the buttermilk and stir thoroughly
  • Apply the mixture to your hair
  • Leave the homemade hair mask on for around 30 minutes
  • To prevent dripping, wear a shower cap or use clingfilm
  • Rinse out the mask and shampoo and condition as normal

This process should take around 30 minutes only, and if carried out 2 to 4 times a month, you’ll begin to notice a significant improvement. Your hair growth rate should increase, and your scalp will be clean and dirt free.

honey and coconut oil hair

What’s the Best Vegan Hair Mask?

There are loads of great vitamins for hair growth, but if you’re vegan or prefer to use only the most natural of products when it comes to your beauty routine or hair care regime, there are lots of delightful masks you can make that will nourish your hair in no time. These are easy, quick, and 100% natural.

Feed your hair and use food for hair growth. One of the most significant benefits of DIY hair care is that it can save you a small fortune. Create your own fresh honey and coconut oil hair mask by mixing together honey and coconut oil for growth. Simply:

  • Measure 1 tablespoon of coconut milk
  • Add 1 teaspoon of olive oil
  • Use warm water to mix all ingredients
  • Rake the mixture into hair leave in for 5 -10 minutes, allowing your hair to absorb the moisture

The fact of the matter is, you don’t need to spend lots of money on hair growth shampoo or hair growth oil, you can easily select moisturising and rejuvenating masks at home.

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