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Treating hair with honey: let’s discover the surprising benefits it gives to the hair

honey hair

The properties of honey are a simple and effective remedy for treating hair. Let's find out why and how to use it.

Honey is a very effective natural healing method for rebalancing physical health. Although it was already used in Ancient Egypt for purely sweetening purposes, honey began to be re-evaluated for its therapeutic properties only from the end of the 20th century. The benefits of honey, increasingly known and accredited also by traditional medicine, in fact play a very important role in the natural treatment of various health problems. Its use, in fact, represents a source of prevention increasingly used by adults and children.

The main pathologies contrasted by the use of the properties of honey are of anti-inflammatory origin at the skin level, antibiotic for external lesions, calming for stress and sedative for coughs. But there is another important secret hidden in this tasty natural product: thanks to its many properties, it is even possible to take care of the hair. An effect that can be achieved thanks to the phytonutrients present in honey enzymes.

The benefits of honey on our hair

Treating hair with honey is really simple. Its effects are found both through the use of wraps and masks.

honey hair
honey hair

The antioxidant enzymes present in honey provide the hair with surprising help, capable of restoring a lively, more hydrated and full of softness to the hair.

Effective do-it-yourself hair care is no longer a mirage. With simple recipes with honey it is in fact possible to give brightness to the hair, promote its growth, soften it by removing frizz, protect the scalp and give it splendid natural reflections.

How to prepare honey masks for hair care

Hair wraps are an excellent remedy for solving the main hair blemishes. And to make them there are different solutions, all effective and able to even give a healing and reparative effect. Which is possible thanks to the union with other natural ingredients.

Masks of honey and vegetable products

There are several masks that can be made from a few simple ingredients. Here are some of the simplest ones to make.

– Mask with honey and avocado : indicated for those with dry and frizzy hair or unable to solve the problem of split ends. Chop an avocado and mix it with 2 tablespoons of honey. We apply the compress to the hair, leaving it to rest for 50 minutes under a towel. At this point we wash the hair obtaining an immediate result. The hair will immediately be nourished and hydrated

– Mask with honey and bananas : ideal for its strengthening and anti-fall properties. We mash a ripe banana until it is creamy and mix it with 3 tablespoons of honey. We apply the compress and rinse off after an hour, washing them off with shampoo and conditioner. For best results, it is recommended to repeat the compress 2 times a month for an unlimited amount of time.

– Mask with honey and oats : ideal for scalp irritations and for eliminating dandruff. Let's get 30 g of oat powder and mix it with 3 tablespoons of honey. Apply the compress and let it act for 50 minutes. At this point we carry out a common wash and we will obtain surprising soothing benefits with a significant reduction in dandruff.

Masks of honey and products of animal origin

There are masks that can also be made by combining products of animal origin with honey. Also in this case the results are truly remarkable.

– Mask with honey and egg : suitable for those who want to restore softness and natural shine to their hair. The nutritional properties of the egg combined with honey will provide the hair with important vitamin properties and mineral salts. We combine an egg with 4 tablespoons of honey and apply the result on the hair for 30 minutes. Finally we rinse. To counteract the falling process we can add a squeezed lemon . Vitamin C will stimulate cell regeneration .

– Mask with honey and milk : highly recommended for treating hair by speeding up and reinvigorating growth. 5 tablespoons of honey and a cup of milk will be enough to mix until a homogeneous mixture is obtained. After application we will leave the compress to act for 15 minutes. Once rinsed, the hair will be vital, shiny and strengthened thanks to the nutrients of the honey and the proteins of the milk.

These are obviously just some of the many possibilities that can be obtained using honey for hair care. Already by themselves, however, they contribute to making the hair much healthier, thicker, softer and shinier.

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