Eggs and your hair

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Even though women may want healthy, long and full hair, it more often than not seems like a far away desire. Unwanted conditions like hair loss, dry hair, oily hair, frizzle and brittle hair always come to steal our hope. However, what if we told you egg could be the solution to your problem?
Eggs are useful in protecting the hair from loss and also help hair growth.
Are Eggs Good For The Hair?
Eggs are rich in essential nutrients like minerals, B-complex vitamins and proteins that help the hair grow. Biotin, along with other B-complex vitamins help protect the hair from hair loss by strengthening hair roots.
The nutrients also help in the stimulation of new hair growth, thickening the hair and boosting its volume. The proteins strengthen your hair while the fats improve its texture by conditioning it.
Benefits Of Eggs For Hair
Of course it does sound gross slathering raw, smelly eggs on your hair. However, when you look at the benefits of doing this, your eyes become shut to how uncomfortable it may seem. Below are a few benefits of eggs for the hair.

1. Promote Hair Growth

Eggs are rich in protein and other nutrients that help grow your hair. These nutrients help boost the growth rate of your hair and promotes healthy growth.

2. Curb Hair Loss

Nutrients contained in the egg also helps make sure hair loss is reduced. It does this by stimulating your scalp and nourishing it, also strengthening its roots.

3. Improve Hair Elasticity

Egg yolks are a rich lutein source. Lutein helps hydrate the hair and boost its elasticity.

4. Curb Breakage

Lutein also saves the day, for brittle hair as it prevents breakage and split-ends while making sure the texture improves.

5. Add Shine

The egg whites contain proteins that help nourish the hair and leaves it with a healthy shine.

6. Heal Damage

When there is damage in the keratin gaps, the protein in eggs help rebuild and heal the damage.

How To Use Eggs For Hair Growth And To Prevent Hair Loss

1. Egg Mask For Growth For Normal And Combination Hair

Here’s what you’ll need:

• A whole egg (if your hair is longer, you can use two)
• A teaspoon of olive oil
The mask will help condition your hair while also making sure the oil on your scalp is balanced. It will also help nourish the roots and shafts, boosting the hair texture and helping in the growth of healthy hair.
The use of olive oil is optional and you can skip. However, we suggest you don’t skip it as it will provide your hair with extra conditioning, thus softening your hair.

Here’s what you should do:

• Start by whisking the egg white and egg yolk together
• Add some olive oil and keep whisking
• Dampen your hair and then apply the beaten egg to your hair.
• Let it sit for twenty minutes before washing off with cool water. Cool water is used because using hot water will get the egg cooked and the smell will be worse and hardly come off.
• Condition your hair normally and then allow to air dry
• Do this twice a week

2. Aloe Vera And Egg For Hair Growth

Here’s what you’ll need:

• Two tablespoon of aloe vera gel
• Two egg whites
Aloe vera gel is a rich source of sterols, amino acids, glucomannans, amino acids, vitamins and lipids. They will help nourish your scalp and hair. It also possesses antiseptic, moisturizing and anti-inflammatory properties that help boost scalp health. In the end, it boosts healthy hair growth.

Here’s what you should do:

• Whisk the egg yolk and egg white in a bowl
• Add the aloe vera gel and mix thoroughly
• Let it stay for an hour before washing off with cool water
• Condition your hair normally and allow it to air dry
• Repeat this twice a week

3. Henna And Egg For Hair Growth

Here’s what you’ll need:

• One egg yolk
• A cup of pure henna powder
• Two tablespoons of fenugreek seeds
Henna has been used in ancient times for the hair. It has soothing properties that help soothe an aggravated scalp. Its antimicrobial properties help protect the scalp from infection.
When all the ingredients are mixed together to form a hair mask, it helps control the production of oil while adding shine to your hair. It also helps curb hair-fall and dandruff while boosting hair growth.

Here’s what you should do:

• Start with soaking the fenugreek seeds in water. Leave the seeds soaked overnight.
• By morning, make a henna paste by adding some water. If you want some colour to develop, let the paste stay for two hours.
• Next, grind the fenugreek seeds and then add the egg yolk and henna paste. Mix them all thoroughly.
• Apply the mixture onto your scalp and hair and allow to stand for sixty minutes.
• Wash your hair afterwards with a mild shampoo and cool water.
• Go on to condition your hair as you normally would. Then allow your hair to air dry.
• Repeat this once a week.

4. Coconut Oil And Egg For Hair Growth

Here’s what you’ll need:

• One whole egg
• One teaspoon of coconut oil
Coconut oil has been in use for thousands of years by our ancestors for their hair. It contains fatty acids that help condition your hair and protect it from breakage and dryness.
Coconut oil also possesses strong antibacterial properties that help keep your scalp healthy. It also contains vitamins that help strengthen your roots and nourish them.
Together with the egg, it boosts healthy hair growth and prevents the hair from falling.

Here’s what you should do:

• Start by whisking the whole egg, yolk and white together.
• Next, add the coconut oil and keep beating the mixture
• Apply the mixture to your hair, making sure to completely cover your hair.
• Let it stay for twenty minutes before washing off with cool water.
• Next, condition your hair normally and then let it air dry
• Repeat this procedure two times every week

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