Homemade hair masks with sea buckthorn oil are the natural way of encouraging and promoting hair growth. Extremely rich in nutrients and proteins, the oil nourishes the scalp and is believed to stimulate hair growth, as well as heal dry and damaged hair.
This oil contains essential fatty acids, carotenes, tocopherols, and phytosterols.
Why Sea Buckthorn Oil is so Beneficial for Hair?
Being a rich source of Omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids it helps in reducing dryness of scalp and the vitamins A, C and D improves scalp health whereas vitamins K and E promote hair growth. The nutrients in sea buckthorn oil helps in nourishing the hair follicles, improving hair strength thereby reducing breakage and split ends, maintaining moisture in the hair strands and closing open cuticles to provide frizz-free, manageable hair.
- Building good cells on your scalp
- Cleaning out the hair follicles
- Aiding in hair elasticity
- Maintaining moisture in the hair shaft where it is needed
- Protecting cuticle of hair shaft
Homemade Mask with Sea Buckthorn Oil
Any hair mask with sea buckthorn oil gives good results only in case of correct and regular application of it. There are many effective and proven recipes for masks that solve different problems: the struggle with the loss, improve hair growth, has a strengthening effect on and revitalizing hair.
You will need: castor oil, sea buckthorn oil.
Mix castor and sea buckthorn oil in equal proportions(castor oil can be replaced with burdock), add vitamin A and E (available at any drugstore). The resulting mixture should be a little warm, then spread it gently on hair starting with the roots up to the ends. Place a shower cap on and leave the mask for 1 hour. Then rinse your hair with shampoo.
Home Treatment with Sea Buckthorn Oil for Hair Growth. To increase the rate of hair growth better mix sea buckthorn oil with burdock, castor, almond or argan oil. Suffice it to combine 2 teaspoons of sea buckthorn oil with 1 tbsp. of these oils, slightly warm the resulting composition and thoroughly rub into the scalp and spread over hair roots.
This procedure is best taken in precisely the day when you are going to wash your hair, 30-40 minutes prior to the process. It is more convenient to just lean your head down over the tub and rub the oil mixture with your fingertips, doing massage movements.
Don’t be lazy after applying oil to wrap your head with towel – it will increase the effectiveness of oil. After all wash your head with your favorite shampoo. Frequency of sea buckthorn oil for the hair in this manner – 2 times a week for at least 2 months. Then you can make a two-week break and then repeat the whole course.
Mask with Sea Buckthorn Oil for Oily Hair
You will need: sea buckthorn oil, 2 tablespoons of mustard powder.
This mask is perfect for oily hair. First of all, mix mustard powder with warm water until you get a thick paste and add sea buckthorn oil to the mixture. Make sure the mixture won’t flow on your face while applying. Better apply this mask on scalp as it can make your hair dry. Leave it on for 20 minutes. Wash your hair with shampoo.
NOTE: This hair mask contains mustard powder that provokes strong blood circulation and can cause warming effect. If you feel like your scalp is on fire better wash it off as soon as possible. So be careful!
Another variation of hair mask for oily hair. Do not forget that any warmed oil gives a double effect. To prepare this hair mask you need to dissolve the mustard powder with warm sea buckthorn oil. You should get a watery paste. Apply the resulting mass on scalp (better avoid hair) and leave it on for about 20 minutes. For greater effect, hold the mask under shower cap. Wash off the mask using your favorite shampoo.
Mask with Sea Buckthorn Oil for Dry Hair
You will need: 1 teaspoon of brandy (or cognac), 3 tablespoons of sea buckthorn oil.
Mix the ingredients well and make the mixture a little warm. Rub gently into scalp and wrap your hair with towel. Keep this mask for half an hour. Wash off with shampoo. This mask is good to use for two months, then you should take a break.
How to Treat Dry Hair with Sea Buckthorn Oil? Take in the same proportions eucalyptus, sea buckthorn, castor oil and burdock. All thoroughly mixed and heated in a water bath. Evenly distribute the resulting mixture over the entire length of hair. Wrap your head with a towel. Leave that mask on for 2-3 hours. After washing your head with shampoo rinse your hair with herbal infusion (for example, chamomile or nettle).
Home Treatment for Dry Hair. For this mask will need sea buckthorn oil, and burdock and castor oil. Each ingredient is to take 2 tablespoons and mix well. Then warm up the resulting mixture.The mask will be more effective if you add a few drops of vitamins A and E (you can buy these vitamins in any drugstore). Rub the mask gently into the hair roots and then spread over the entire length. Thereafter, it is recommended to wrap head with a towel. After 30 minutes, you need to wash your hair with shampoo. The hair mask can be used 2 times a week.