Blue clay is a natural remedy widely used in cosmetology, including hair care. Masks based on it help to make the hair beautiful and healthy.
The benefits of blue clay for hair
Blue clay is able to cleanse hair by absorbing dirt and excess oil, protect it from harmful environmental influences, prevent hair loss, stimulate growth, nourish and strengthen, making the hair shiny, silky and voluminous.
Blue clay is rich in aluminum, iron, calcium, silicon and magnesium. It also contains trace elements and mineral salts that prevent breakage and help strengthen and grow hair.
Blue clay hair masks
To prepare a blue clay mask for normal hair, you will need:
- clay powder;
- 1 teaspoon of honey, lemon juice and butter;
- 1 egg yolk.
Dilute the clay powder with warm water until creamy, then add the rest of the ingredients and mix thoroughly. Apply the resulting composition to the hair and scalp. Cover your head with plastic wrap and a warm towel. Keep the mask for 1 hour, then rinse with plenty of warm water. Repeat the procedure once a week for 2 months, then take a break for 1 week and repeat the course.
For oily hair, a mask with blue clay and garlic is suitable. To prepare it, pour the clay with warm water, add 2 chopped cloves of garlic and 2 teaspoons of lemon juice to the solution. Apply the mask to hair and leave for 30 minutes, then rinse with shampoo. Repeat the procedure 2 times a week for 1 month.
To make a mask for dry hair, pour 2 tablespoons of blue clay powder with warm, preferably mineral water. Add 1 teaspoon of honey, 1 teaspoon of lemon juice to the solution and mix well. Apply the mask to hair and hair roots for 30 minutes. Apply the mask 1-2 times a week.
For a firming mask, mix 1 tablespoon of blue clay powder, 1 teaspoon of onion juice, 1 teaspoon of garlic juice, 1 teaspoon of lemon juice, and 1 teaspoon of liquid honey. Apply the resulting product to the hair and keep for 1 hour. Do the mask once a week. To get rid of the unpleasant smell of onions, rinse your hair with water and apple cider vinegar.
A mask of blue clay, cabbage juice and peach juice, taken in equal amounts, will help accelerate hair growth. Then add 1 teaspoon of honey and 1 yolk to the mixture. Add water as needed. Keep the mask on your hair for 1 hour and use no more than 1 time a week.