It’s been more than two weeks since I
fried permed my hair, and since been on a frantic journey to save the damaged hair. I don’t want to load my hair with more chemical or commercial products – and also, I would avoid sitting on the salon chair for hours! – so I am on the journey of home remedy, whereby I could still do stuffs while at it.
I have tried a few hair treatments/masks now, this is one of them.
Egg Hair Mask – Eggs, coconut and olive oil, vinegar and rosemary essential oil.
Eggs x 3
Cider Vinegar x 1 tbsp
Olive oil x 1 tbsp
Coconut oil x 1 tbsp
Rosemary EO x 5-8 drops
Applicator bottle (optional, but easier to apply)
Beat all the ingredients together. Apply the blend to hair and scalp (I only do the hair shaft). Cover with shower cap and leave for 30 minutes. Shampoo and condition as usual.
Benefits of the ingredients:
Eggs – rich in Vit A, D, and E. Also rich in protein, fatty acids, and sulfur. These properties are great for hair in restoring shine and lustre, strengthening hair shaft and hair loss prevention.
Cider vinegar – Rich in potassium (hair growth). It also repairs damaged hair by restoring the protective layer on hair strands. Cider vinegar also cleanses the scalp of chemicals built-up and aids scalp to breathe and opens the pores in the skin.
Olive Oil – Rich in antioxidants that reduces damage to hair caused by chemicals or styling products. Olive oil has been used for centuries as a natural hair conditioner as it makes hair shiny and soft. It also has anti fungi and antibacterial properties to fight off dandruff and other conditions.
Coconut oil – very nourishing, and due to the molecular structure, it reconditions the dry and damaged hair very effectively. The capric acid, vitamin E, and lauric acid aid in restoring the hair’s vitality and strength.
Rosemary EO – commonly used to stimulate hair growth and hair health.
Definitely use an applicator bottle. Since the mixture is quite watery, it can get quite messy if you don’t have applicator bottle.
Result wise, I tried this method when my hair was most damaged, so the result was not significant. That being said, I am willing to use this method once every month, for hair strengthening. My experiences with coconut oil has been nothing but fabulous, and I want to do at least one protein-based treatment every month.