How to Make Natural Egg Shampoo and Hair Masks at Home
Using the correct shampoo makes your hair smooth and shiny as well as healthy looking. Many of you might have craved for glossy and shiny hair like the celebrities have. If you think that you have to go to a parlor and spend a lot of money to have such a glossy hair, you are wrong. You can have shiny and smooth hair even without spending a large sum of money on hair sprays, conditioners and shampoos. If you are surprised, read on and you will know how. Here we will discuss about the role of eggs and how you can make shampoos with eggs. You can make it at home very cheaply. It is of great relief to those who are on a tight budget.
Egg is a rich source of proteins, vitamins, minerals and many other nutrients that are good for your hair. Egg is also a good conditioner and keeps your hair well moisturized and soft. So shampoos made with eggs are great for those who have dry, damaged and brittle hair. Try it out for yourself and see how good your hair looks.
Home Preparation Methods of Egg Shampoos:
Here we will discuss about how to make egg shampoos. The two egg shampoo recipes written below are excellent for your hair and you can choose any recipe you prefer and try it on your hair.
Egg shampoo Preparation Method 1:
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon of olive oil
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- ½ cup water
- 1 tablespoon mild shampoo ( if possible, take unscented shampoo)
Take all these ingredients in a blender and blend well till you get a smooth paste. If you make shampoo with the ingredients mentioned above, you will get enough shampoo to wash medium to long hair once. If you have really long hair, then you must add a little more of the ingredients. If there is shampoo left after you have applied ion your hair, you can put it in the refrigerator and use it within 36 hours. This shampoo is very beneficial for those with damaged hair as well as for people having dry and brittle hair. If the damage caused is due to the hair being over exposed to the sun, them this is one of the shampoos that you must certainly use.
Egg shampoo Preparation Method 2:
- 1 egg
- 3 tablespoons of mild shampoo (baby shampoo is the best choice)
Take a bowl and beat the egg till it becomes soft and foamy. When you blend the yolk in the shampoo, do it gently. Damp your hair with lukewarm water before applying the shampoo. Now take half of the shampoo you have made and massage it well on your scalp and the hair. You will not find it producing too much of suds. But this does not mean that it will not clear your scalp. Do not worry about it. After massaging it well on your scalp and hair, rinse your hair well and remove the shampoo. Now apply the other half of the shampoo on your hair. Massage well and rise off with water. When you apply it for the second time, take care not to shampoo for more than 60 seconds. Wash your hair well with lukewarm water.
- If the smell of eggs is not tolerable for you, you can use some essential oils like vanilla or lavender essence. These provide a wonderful fragrance to the shampoo and you can easily use the shampoo without getting affected by the smell of eggs.
- When you use egg shampoo, never wash your hair with hot water. This will make the smell of egg more prominent. So, wash your hair with warm water and then with cold water.
- If the damage caused to your hair is really bad, you can use a good egg conditioner after using the shampoo. You can try out some good egg hair masks and egg conditioner recipes.
Recipes for Homemade Egg Conditioner and Egg Hair Masks:
Egg and honey deep conditioner:
- 2 eggs
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon honey
Mix honey and olive oil together and then warm it in a microwave oven for 30 seconds. Now add the two eggs to the warm mixture and whisk it well, so that the ingredients are mixed thoroughly. Your egg hair conditioner is ready for use.
Apply the conditioner on your scalp well by dividing your hair into different sections. Leave it for about 30 minutes and then wash off well with water. This will deeply condition your hair and keep your hair well hydrated and smooth.
Egg is a rich source of vitamins, proteins and minerals as discussed earlier. Honey is a good moisturizer and it also has antibacterial and antiseptic properties. It makes your hair hydrated, strong and shiny. Olive oil is a rich source of vitamin E, which cleanses the scalp and also moisturizes the scalp from inside. It is also good for itchy scalp.
Homemade egg hair mask:
- Egg white of an egg for oily hair
- 1 full egg for dry hair
- 2 to 3 drops of lemon juice
Take the egg and add a few drops of lemon juice to it. This will mask the unpleasant smell of the egg. You can take two eggs instead of 1 if you have a long and thick hair. Beat the egg well till it becomes foamy. Apply on your hair and scalp and make sure that it completely covers your hair. Cover your hair with a shower cap and leave for 20 minutes. Rinse well with cold water and then you may use the egg shampoo you have made.
So, use hair masks, shampoos and conditioners made of egg and you are sure to get shiny and smooth hair that you will be proud to show off.