Onions are widely used in household items. This is not only a food product, but an indispensable tool in the master's first aid kit.
The beneficial properties of onions in combination with other components provide an effective effect on the skin. Onion prevents hair loss, strengthens and heals the roots, and also eliminates dandruff. Hair masks with onion juice provide excellent care for both dry and greasy curls.
Useful properties of hair bows
With the help of a bow, you can reanimate weak, neglected hair. The product contains a large amount of vitamins and nutrients, the positive effect of which is not even fully studied in medicine.
In the composition of the bow contained:
- Vitamins of group B, C, K, PP.
- Alkaloids (cycloalliine, thiopropional, methylallylene, kaempferol);
- Natural polysaccharide inulin;
- Microelements: potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, etc.
It is proved that a lack of vitamin PP leads to the death of hair follicles. This leads to hair loss and even baldness. Nicotinic acid in the composition of onions nourishes the hair follicles, contributes to the normalization of microcirculation and regeneration of skin cells.
Vitamins that are involved in the synthesis of cells, strengthen and accelerate hair growth. Vitamin B12 promotes increased nutrition of the roots, makes hair thicker, shiny and docile.
Organic acids in the composition accelerate the natural processes of skin death, promote exfoliation of the skin surface, have an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effect. The combination of useful substances promotes effective and quick disposal of dandruff.
Features of the use of onions for hair
Onions - a universal product for hair. Masks from this product are suitable for any type of hair. Onion juice can be used as a single component in the mask, and supplement it with auxiliary ingredients in order to enhance a particular effect.
Before using this product as an ingredient in masks, you need to know the existing contraindications. Onion juice is better not use if:
- There are wounds and abrasions on the skin. Onion has an active effect on the skin, so it can only increase irritation and discomfort;
- Hair painted in a bright color. Caustic onion juice can lighten or change hair color. Before use, it is better to consult a specialist in painting;
- There are allergies and individual intolerance to the product. You can spend a little test to determine the reaction. To do this, apply a small area of skin on the crook of the elbow with onion juice.
If after some time the skin does not turn red and does not begin to itch - you can safely apply the mask with onion juice.
In order for a mask of onions to be as useful and effective as possible, you need to follow a set of rules:
- It is necessary to use only onion juice, not mush. This is explained by the fact that onion puree is poorly washed off and gives an unpleasant smell, which is difficult to get rid of.
- A mask of onions should be applied only to the hair roots, rubbing the product with your fingers into the skin.
- The composition of any mask with a bow will be more effective if you warm it up in a water bath to 35-37 °.
- During the procedure, it is recommended to wear a shower cap and wrap your head with a bath towel.
- After the mask you need to thoroughly wash the hair with warm running water. To avoid an unpleasant smell, it is better to use special rinses.
Hair treatment with onion masks is carried out for one month. The course can be repeated with a break of 1-2 months. Procedures should be carried out 2-3 times a week, depending on the desired result.
The most effective onion hair masks
To ensure that the mask provides the effect and, conversely, does not harm the hair, you need to prepare a fresh mask before each use. No matter how you store the mixture, it will lose most of its beneficial properties within 24 hours.
If during the application of the mask you feel a burning sensation, then the procedure should be stopped. When the procedure is repeated, add a smaller amount of onions.
It is recommended to keep any onion mask on the hair for no more than 20 minutes, as a small burn may appear on the skin. It is recommended to apply the mixture on dry and clean hair, but the hair should not be washed right before the procedure.
The most effective recipes from onion juice have the power:
- Stop hair loss;
- To help get rid of dandruff;
- Nourish dry hair;
- Regulate the balance of fat secreted by the skin
Only regular use and compliance with the recommendations will give a favorable result from the mask.
The classic recipe for onion mask to strengthen hair
If the hair often has an active chemical effect in the form of coloring or perm, the structure of the hair changes. The hair becomes stiff, loose and difficult to fold. This hair perfectly helps mask of green onions.
To prepare you will need to washgreen onion shoots, finely chop and pass through a blender. Grind onions to a state of small gruel.
It is necessary to put a mask on the roots, and then cover up the head with plastic and a towel. The procedure is carried out50-60 minutes, and repeated every week.
As a mask, you can use pure onion juice. For cooking, you need to chop the onion and squeeze it through gauze.
Juice should be applied with a brush for coloring hair on the roots and leave for 15-20 minutes. To soften the effect of onions, it is recommended to add a few drops of any essential oil, for example, lemon.
Onion mask for hair loss
One of the most effective folk recipes against hair loss is considered a mask with onions and honey. Onion stimulates hair growth and strengthens them. The tool can also be used as a preventive measure.
The mask will require ingredients in the following quantities:
- 20 ml of castor oil;
- 1 tbsp. l honey;
- 10 ml of onion juice.
The listed products should be mixed until a homogeneous mass and applied to the roots of the hair with massaging movements. The course is conducted during the month, 1 time per week. This is enough to stop the process of hair loss. If necessary, it is recommended to repeat the procedure no less than after a month of rest.
Owners of dry hair type is not recommended to make mono dandruff masks only from onions. This can dry out the skin and add extra flaking. For this type of hair is recommended to reduce the concentration of vegetables, diluting it with various essential oils, as well as sour cream, cream and egg white.
If you have oily hair type, then alcoholic tinctures, milk, mustard or some essential oils should be added to the mask.
Dry hair Suitable mask recipe with castor oil and vodka. Castor oil will not allow to dry the scalp, and alcohol will cause an antibacterial effect, which will enhance the effect of onion juice.
To prepare the mixture, you need to mix until smooth:
- 1 tbsp. l castor oil;
- 1 tbsp. l onion twisted in a blender;
- 1 tbsp. l vodka (or 70% alcohol).
The resulting mass should be applied to the hair roots and hold for 40-60 minutes. Wellness course is 1-2 months, it is recommended to carry out procedures 2 times a week.
If a hair prone to fat, then castor oil can be removed from the recipe, thereby eliminating the appearance of excess fat on the surface of the head.
Mask with onion juice for oily hair
This mask will help to update the skin cells, activates hair growth, as well as gently dry the roots and adjust the balance of fat release.
- 2 tbsp. l onion juice;
- 1 tbsp. l honey;
- 1 tbsp. l burdock oil;
- 1 tbsp. l kefir;
- 1 tbsp. l cognac;
- 1 tbsp. l sea salt.
All ingredients are mixed and massage movements rubbed into the hair roots. The resulting mass is kept on the head for 1 hour and washed off with warm water. Yes, a greater effect is recommended to wrap hair in a bath hat and a towel.
Onion mask for dry hair
Dry damaged hair will help restore essential oils. This type of hair needs additional nourishment and hydration, as the curls often look exhausted.
For the mixture you need:
- 1 tbsp. l honey;
- 2 tbsp. l onion juice;
- 1 chicken yolk;
- a few drops of burdock oil;
Ingredients must be mixed and applied to the scalp. Unlike other masks with onion juice, this one needs to be distributed from root to tip. Mask hold on the head for 20-30 minutes and wash off with water. The procedure can be carried out 1-2 times a week.
Mask of onion and garlic to restore hair
Baldness is a common problem in this century. Abundant hair loss can be the result of both genetic predisposition and improper lifestyle.
Abundant, prolonged loss of hair leads to baldness. Most often men suffer from this. To restore hair, you need to restore and activate growth inside the damaged follicles.
To prepare the mask would need:
- 40 ml of onion juice;
- 40 ml of garlic juice;
- 1 yolk;
- 20 ml burdock oil;
- 20 ml of cognac.
Components need to mix and massage movements spread on the head. Keep the mask on the skin should be 30-40 minutes, and then rinse. The procedure is recommended 2-3 times a week for 2 months. After 1-1.5 months of rest, the course can be repeated.
How to get rid of the smell of onions?
With a large number of useful properties, hair masks with onion juice have one major drawback - persistent odor. Because of this, the consequences of some people refuse to use the ingredient in favor of others. But few know that unpleasant smell can be avoided if a number of preventive measures are taken.
To avoid unpleasant smell Onions on hair need:
- Very carefully filter the juice of onions from the pulp. It is in the pulp that there is a large concentrate of odor causing substances;
- To eliminate the smell, you can add lemon juice to any hair mask. If you are afraid that lemon juice will dry out your scalp, you can add banana pulp or 5 drops of lavender, orange or tea essential oil;
- When rinsing hair with warm water, add some apple cider vinegar.
If you plan to make a mask for the first time on very weak hair, then it is likely that removing the smell will require more decisive action.
The fact is that weakened hair absorbs any organic matter several times faster than healthy ones. Refusing to make masks from the bow is not worth it.
You can cook with onions during the procedure. odorless henna mask. To do this, mix 1-2 tbsp. l colorless henna with a small amount of hot water. The resulting mass of the consistency should resemble sour cream. Henna should be drawn in water for 10-15 minutes, after which it can be applied on the head.
If necessary, to enhance the effect, you can add 1 tbsp to henna. l kefir and a few drops of essential oil of lemon or orange.