Having long and beautiful hair is every girl’s wish. But there are many factors which have an impact on hair growth or lack of it.
You can improve your hair growth by eating certain types of food such as chicken, salmon, oysters, almonds, eggs etc. Another thing you can do for your hair is to use different hair masks which can improve its growth.
It is more natural, less aggressive and less expensive to use homemade hair masks, so we are bringing you a couple of them which you will definitely want to try:
- Egg Yolk Mask
The key factor for hair growth is having hair which doesn’t easily break. To ensure that your hair is strong enough to grow, you can use an egg yolk mask. Eggs are full of protein and lecithin which nourish your hair and make it much stronger. To make this mask, you will need two eggs and two tablespoons of olive oil. You can also add a little of bit of water to make the mixture less sticky and easier to apply. Brush your hair and spread the mixture all the way from your scalp to your ends. This mask can also help you if you’re having problems with dandruff, because eggs contain a high amount of sulfur. Leave the mask on your hair for thirty minutes and then wash it the way you usually do. You will immediately notice how smooth and silky your hair is.
- Banana Mask
One of the easiest masks to make is banana mask. Besides being so delicious, banana is also tremendously good for your hair growth. You are probably already familiar with the fact that bananas are rich in vitamins A, E and C, potassium and carbohydrates. All of these strengthen your hair, reduce its breakage and improve its growth. Bananas also contain a high amount of natural oils which nourish your hair. To make this mask, you will need one or two bananas, depending on how long and thick your hair is. Put bananas in a blender or food processor to get a smooth paste. Apply it on your hair and leave it for 20 minutes. Rinse the mask off and wash your hair with a mild shampoo. Once a week, use this mask and your hair will regenerate and grow faster.
- Castor Oil Mask
Castor oil is very popular product for hair growth. It contains high amounts of proteins, vitamin E and omega-6 fatty acids which penetrate into hair follicles and improve hair growth. Castor oil also has antibacterial properties, which is very good if you’re having any kind of scalp infection. When applying this mask, there are couple of steps you should follow: gently massage the oil into your scalp and then spread it all the way to your ends, wrap your hair in a towel or put a shower cap and finally blow-dry your hair for fifteen minutes. Wash your hair the way you usually do and you will notice the result immediately.