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Homemade remedies for hair breakage

Hair, though said to be a woman’s beauty, comes with its own share of problems, one of which is hair breakage.  Today, that has become…

Hair, though said to be a woman’s beauty, comes with its own share of problems, one of which is hair breakage.
 Today, that has become everyone’s problem, both men and women.
 Everyone’s hair grows, but constant styling and chemical treatments can cause hair breakage, making it seem as if ones hair does not grow. If it seems like your hair is always at the same length, even though you do not cut it, then you just might be battling with hair breakage.
 Hair breakage happens when your hair becomes protein deficient, but you can stop the hair breakage by adding more protein to your hair. Increase the protein in your diet and try these effective and cost-efficient homemade remedy to stop hair breakage.
 Your hair is made up of protein. Everyday styling and environmental pollution can strip moisture out of your hair. The best way to put moisture and shine back to your hair is by getting a protein treatment.
 Protein smooths the cuticle of the hair, creating smoother strands and stronger hair. Protein treatments are expensive at salons. Instead of buying those pricey treatments you can make your own easily at home. Homemade protein treatments are all natural and with frequent use you get a long lasting result.
 Some homemade remedies for hair breakage
1.     Egg and mayonnaise hair mask
Crack the two eggs into a bowl and discard the shells. Use the fork to break the yolks. You want the eggs to be a smooth consistency that can be easily applied. Add the mayonnaise to the bowl. Whisk the mayonnaise into the eggs. You want to completely combine the mayonnaise and the egg until you are unable to easily distinguish between the two ingredients. Apply the egg and mayonnaise mixture to your hair. Make sure to thoroughly coat each hair strand from root to end. Comb through your hair with a wide-tooth comb to make sure there is even distribution of the mixture.
 Place a processing cap over your hair. Heat a towel with warm water, and wrap it around the processing cap. Let it sit for one hour. If the towel begins to cool off, reheat the towel with warm water. Rinse your hair thoroughly with cool water. You do not want to use hot or warm water. The hotter temperatures of water can cause the eggs to cook in your hair, leaving behind a scrambled egg residue.
2.     Yogurt hair mask
 Dairy products like cream and yogurt can. Lactic acid in yogurt gently cleanses white fat moisturizes. Mix egg and yogurt for a deep conditioning protein treatment. Simply, massage 3 tbsp. sour cream or yogurt into your hair. Let it sit for 20 minutes. Rinse and wash your hair with shampoo. You can apply this treatment every week.

3.     Egg hair mask
Egg is the best source of protein for your hair. The yolk is rich in fat and protein which is extremely moisturizing. The white is full of bacteria eating an enzyme which cleanses your hair and scalp. Use a full egg for normal to dry hair. For oily hair and scalp, use only whites. Egg alone or mixed with more protein rich ingredients can be applied to the hair. This treatment can be used every two weeks or monthly. Take one egg or two depending on the length and thickness of your hair. Beat until frothy and apply it your hair and scalp.
 Make sure all your hair is properly covered with egg. Cover with a shower cap and leave it on for 20 minutes. Rinse with cold water and shampoo. If you find the smell of egg unpleasant, add a few drops of lemon juice.
4.     Banana hair mask
Pick a soft, ripe banana, mask it up into a paste (use a food processor if you like, to make sure there aren’t any chunks), apply it to your hair, and cover it with a plastic cap or bag. To lock in the nutrients, either wrap a hot towel around your head or remove the cap after 20 minutes and use your blow dryer long enough to help the banana set. Shampoo your hair and rinse well. Some users have reported difficulty rinsing out the banana, but if you end up with a smooth paste, rinsing should go smoothly. You can also add olive oil or almond oil to your paste, or a tablespoon of conditioner. You can use this mask weekly once.
5.   Almond oil for hair
Take about a tablespoon of almond oil – more or less depending on the length and thickness of your hair – and massage it into your scalp, down to the ends of your hair. Leave it on for 15 minutes or so, then rinse your hair with cool water and shampoo as usual. Use Almond oil weekly thrice.
 Culled from 123 beauty solut

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