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Hair masks with oils

Hair masks with oils - a must have for everyone who wants to have impeccable hair. Lush, beautiful, shiny curls of impressive length can be not only a dream, but also a woman’s adornment if she learns to use the generous gifts of nature correctly. However, a mask of olive, linseed or castor oil today does not surprise anyone. It is useful to replenish the piggy bank of your knowledge about hair care products, the potential of which is not widely known.


Shea Butter (Shea Butter)

It was considered a valuable product even in the time of Cleopatra and played an important role in maintaining its legendary beauty. An African walnut oil is obtained, it hardens and whitens when finished.

It is rich in fatty acids, saponified substances responsible for hydration, and unsaponifiable, which are a set of vitamins and minerals for nutrition and tissue repair. Also contains antioxidants that slow down aging. Effective in treating dry hair suffering from frequent styling using high temperatures. It can serve as thermal protection, a barrier against adverse environmental influences, and protection against ultraviolet radiation. It is used as an antimicrobial agent and an assistant in the treatment of dandruff. Hair masks are best done with warm oil on clean curls.

Read more about shea butter in the next video.


An amazing product that affects the body at the cellular level. This oil has a positive effect on the hair structure and epidermis, due to its high penetrating abilities and beneficial composition.

Hemp contains nutrients, fatty acids, several groups of vitamins, and is rich in essential components. If the product does not cause allergies, it can be used for:

  • the need to get rid of greasy shine on the hair;
  • dryness and fragility of curls;
  • normal hair care to provide nutrition to the scalp and hair structure;
  • treatment of dandruff;
  • restoration of clarified and burned curls;
  • slow growth and loss;
  • to "pacify" the electrifying strand.

You will learn about the beneficial properties of hemp oil in the next video.


Pumpkin seeds are a treasury of vitamins necessary for the functioning of all body systems. “Pure” pumpkin oil is the most versatile in its properties, as it is suitable for any type of curls, performing at once three most important functions: nutrition, moisturizing, growth activation. It additionally gives them smoothness, silkiness and a light glossy shine.

Mango Butter

The product has amazing properties. It is rich in fatty acids, vitamins A, C and E, plant antioxidants, a number of amino acids and minerals. All this is a gift for curly, porous curls, prone to dryness and unstable to damage.

Trichologists recommend it for aroma combing. The procedure is quite simple: mix the mango and jojoba oils, apply to the comb and make about a hundred strokes on clean hair. Head massage will enhance the positive effect of the mixture on curls.


A multicomponent product, combining in its composition over four dozen chemical names. It contains tannins, aldehydes, acids, hydrocarbon compounds, flavonoids, aldehydes and menthol. Indispensable in the treatment of baldness, for weakened, dull and brittle curls, accelerates the regeneration of the scalp. Menthol soothes and relieves itching.


It is not the result of the extraction of plant materials. It is obtained from an oil refining product, so it contains almost no harmful or beneficial chemicals. However, liquid paraffin performs functions inaccessible to many organic products:

  • covers curls with a protective film, which protects them from harmful environmental influences and adverse factors;
  • prevents moisture evaporation;
  • solves the problem of split ends, due to its ability to "solder" the scales among themselves;
  • softens dead skin particles (dandruff) and gently removes them;
  • It is an excellent base for oil masks, due to its high penetration and compatibility with any components.


The only product of animal origin in the list that helps hair both from the inside and the outside.

When milk fat is consumed, the body receives vitamins A, E, K, D, potassium, phosphorus, sodium, zinc, selenium, omega-z and omega-6, and almost 150 other fatty acids, one fifth of which are irreplaceable.

Oil can prevent hair loss, brittleness, early gray hair and dandruff, which are characteristic of a lack of fat.

As an external means to restore curls, butter will help dry hair, soften and moisturize the ends. Use it better melted.


A distinctive feature of it is that it is obtained not from the seeds or seeds of a plant, but from the leaves. Such raw materials are rich in vitamins, alkaloids and flavonoids that nourish and strengthen follicles, so it is considered a powerful activator of curl growth. Recommended for use in cases of stunted growth, with the problem of loss or partial baldness. Usma oil also promotes the growth of eyelashes and eyebrows, makes them thicker and more beautiful.

On the beneficial properties of usma oil - in the next video.


Amaranth, or shiritsa is a beautiful plant for beautiful hair. It includes fatty acids, an antioxidant, B vitamins, rare vitamin O, carbohydrate compounds, the “building material” for curls - proteins, amino acids and trace elements. Apart from this healthy cocktail is the main component of amaranth oil - squalene. It is an oxygen source for follicles, an activator of the metabolic process and a protector of the skin against bacteria and fungal infections.

The healing and cosmetic properties of amaranth oil are:

  • restoring the structure of bleached hair;
  • treating dry scalp;
  • softening hard and strengthening hair loss;
  • regeneration of fragile and lifeless curls.


It is not a processed product of any kind of pepper. The basis of it is universal castor oil and tincture of red pepper, and extracts of fir, hops and cloves act as auxiliary components. It is intended for strengthening and growth of hair, giving them strength, strength and volume. By their action, masks from such oil are more gentle than masks with mustard or pure pepper tincture, therefore, they are perfect for those who want to grow long curls, but are afraid of a mustard “fire” on their heads.


It contains a significant proportion of linoleic acid, which is not synthesized in the human body, but is extremely important for it. It also contains a number of other useful acids, omega-6, omega-9, vitamins E and K, glycosides, serotonin, antioxidants and components that accelerate the regeneration of the skin. In cosmetology, safflower oil is used due to its moisture-retaining properties, the ability to penetrate deep into tissues and soften them. Suitable for accelerating hair growth and treating dry, dyed, permed and styling hair dryers, tongs, curling irons.


The product of the processing of rice bran and germ of rice grains. The uniqueness of healing and cosmetic properties is ensured by the presence of vitamins A, E, PP, B, Omega-3, 6 and 9, antioxidants and phytosterols, which are responsible for water balance and tissue regeneration.

In cosmetology, rice oil is used as a means to "wake up" slowly growing hair.

Good masks with oil of the seeds of rice grains for resuscitation of damaged and thin curls.

Wheat germ oil

Sprouted grain is a storehouse of useful vitamins and minerals. Wheat germ oil refers to a wide range of actions, including suitable for the care of curls. Efficiency and usefulness are due to its rich composition (vitamins A, D, B, E, PP, zinc, sulfur, copper, anti-aging components) and the ability to penetrate hair follicles. Restores even deep damage, saturates cells with oxygen, nourishes.

As part of hair masks, it promotes growth and strengthening, fights against oily roots, seborrhea and dandruff, makes curls obedient, shiny and silky. Hair treatment with masks can be combined with the intake of wheat germ oil inside.

How to make a hair mask with wheat germ oil - in the next video.


Despite the fact that the name obliges edible mushrooms to serve as raw materials for a cosmetic product, it is not obtained from them at all, but from annual seeds. It is called a false flax or saffron mushroom. As a result of processing, it gives a substance with a unique composition, which is used for:

  • normalization of lipid metabolism in the hair cuticle;
  • elimination of toxins;
  • maintaining normal hormonal balance of hair follicles;
  • enhancing the protective functions of the scalp from chemical elements in the composition of hair dye;
  • restoring the integrity of the skin;
  • softening curls;
  • fight against section;
  • strengthen the vessels of the scalp.

At home, it is used as a base for oil masks.

Chamomile oil

Universal remedy. Suitable for normal and dry hair, restores its structure, has a beneficial effect on follicles, makes curls shiny, strong and strong. On fair hair, it can give a slight tint effect.

Chamomile oil can be prepared at home.

To do this, pour whole heads of flowers in a ratio of 1 to 2 with olive oil, slightly crush the resulting mixture, cover the glass vessel with a lid, and remove for 3 weeks in a dark, cool place. The jar needs to be shaken periodically. When the flowers sink to the bottom, the oil is ready to eat.


It is considered an effective remedy for hair loss, even in the most deplorable cases. Trichologists advise using it and a decoction of rose hips to strengthen, restore, wellness procedures and treat curls.


An unrivaled assistant in strengthening hair. Moreover, it can be used both as part of masks and as food, in the form of butter and ground nuts.

Milk thistle (thistle)

It contains vitamins A to F, zinc, selenium, iodine and copper, fatty acids - components that provide protection against baldness, tarnishing, split ends. Recommended by trichologists as a medicine for seasonal hair loss. It can be used in its pure form, as a base for masks, and eat.


It will help to keep the hair healthy and beautiful, thanks to its healing properties. The range of action of nettle oil is quite wide - from caring for dry hair to eliminating the oily sheen at the roots. Also suitable for strengthening and treating dandruff.

You will learn more about nettle oil from the next video.

Useful properties and features of the choice

The compositions of various oils contain gifts of nature for beauty and health. A properly selected product will give the hair the necessary nutrition, hydration and protection, saturate it with vitamins, fatty acids, enrich it with oxygen, normalize the functioning of the sebaceous glands and relieve many of the associated problems.

The following oils are recommended for oily hair:

  • pumpkin;
  • grape seed;
  • jojoba;
  • Japanese chamomile (Sasankawa);
  • linen;
  • almond;
  • argan;
  • macadamia;
  • pistachio;
  • olive.

Dry, brittle, damaged oils from the following plant products are indicated:

  • camellia;
  • Argan
  • shi (shea);
  • coconut;
  • avocado;
  • flax seeds;
  • hemp;
  • olive;
  • sesame.

Their useful properties will prove to be better if you use the product in combination with natural honey, egg yolk, dimexide. Esters, tocopherol acetate and retinol acetate are also suitable for combination.

Normal hair should not be ignored either. Even if the curls are obedient, not without shine, thickness and thickness, for prophylaxis every two weeks you can pamper them with masks with the addition of oils from:

  • geraniums;
  • citrus fruits;
  • rosemary;
  • lavender;
  • wild carrots;
  • okeote tailed;
  • parsley.

Mandatory to use oil masks for curly, fluffy and curly hair. Due to the structural features, they are most susceptible to external influences, break more easily and begin to split, often suffer from overdrying. They are shown oil masks that are aimed at moisturizing, nourishing, creating a protective film and smoothness. To support the natural beauty of curls, oils based on:

  • Coconut
  • licorice;
  • jojoba;
  • sea ​​buckthorn;
  • peach;
  • minadal;
  • castor oil plants (castor oil).

Masks from pure base oils will be effective - olive, camelina, burdock.

Application and recipes

The principle of using oil masks is simple and the same for most cases. The tool is applied to the hair, backing 10 centimeters from the roots, insulated with a film and a cap, and then washed off with warm water. For very damaged hair, you can increase the time by leaving the mask on your hair all night.

Oils whose action is aimed at restoring the scalp are rubbed directly into the root zone, insulated, kept for 40-60 minutes, washed thoroughly with shampoo.

Oil and egg masks

The lightest and most versatile masks, as a rule, contain one base oil, combining the maximum of beneficial properties, and an egg. The yolk additionally nourishes the curls with B, A, D, E vitamins, improves blood flow, improves elasticity and strength, and the protein contains protein - an indispensable "building material" for hair.

The recipe for such masks is simple: add egg yolk to the vegetable base, beat the mixture well until smooth, apply on the hair under the film and hat for 45-60 minutes, rinse with water at room temperature. For very long hair, the amount of ingredients can be doubled. As a rule, such masks are often used as night masks.

With honey

Honey masks are designed to restore weakened, overdried, dull, prone to split ends of hair. Honey has a cleansing effect on oily hair. Olive or burdock oil is suitable as a base, and you can additionally dilute the olive-honey tandem with a few drops of argan oil, macadamia, peach, avocado. For medium-length hair, one large spoon of liquid honey and two tablespoons of oil will suffice.

For oily hair, it is useful to use the whole egg and add St. John's wort oil, grape seed, jojoba oil. The mask will cleanse the scalp, remove excess fat, and improve the appearance.


To prepare masks for oily hair, oil, honey and clay (white, blue) are mixed to a homogeneous slurry, applied to the hair under a plastic wrap and towel for an hour, washed off with water. Too thick a mixture can be diluted with fermented milk products - kefir, yogurt, whey.


Gelatin is used for laminating hair at home. He covers each hair with a thin film that nourishes them, saturates them with protein, adds volume and smoothness to the hair.

For cooking, one part of the gelatin is poured with three parts of non-hot water.The amount of substances depends on the length of the hair, for example, a short spoon of powder and three of water are enough for short ones. When the gelatin is completely dissolved to a homogeneous substance without lumps, you can add oil suitable for a particular type of hair, and a little familiar balm.

The mask should be used with caution on dry hair and in no case should be applied to the scalp. Apply at least once a week.

Coffee and cognac

Due to its warming properties, cognac improves blood flow and activates hair growth, while coffee strengthens, adds shine, density, and a pleasant light aroma. This exquisite treat is suitable for dark hair, as coffee gives the curls a rich, radiant shade.

Blondes who want to accelerate hair growth, it is better to turn to masks containing red pepper oil and chamomile oil.

The effect will be the same, and the golden curls will remain light and beautifully sparkle.

With henna

Masks with henna help with loss, thinning, dryness, dandruff. It is recommended to apply twice a week, and rinse not with shampoo, but with foamed egg yolk.

For growth and treatment of hair, henna masks are used with lemon juice, yolks, burdock oil, vitamins, some dairy products - kefir, yogurt, cottage cheese.


In order for hair to grow at the rate of rising baking, it is necessary to add yeast-based masks to their “diet”. They reduce hair loss, trigger the growth process, and have a beneficial effect on the structure of hair. Masks made of yeast and protein, onion-yeast, kefir-yeast masks for dry hair, masks with brewer's yeast and sugar work well. Oil must be added to all of these components by type of hair.

For a yeast mask with kefir and honey, you need to dilute a tablespoon of dry yeast in warm water, pour the same amount of honey and half a glass of kefir into the mixture. Stir well and add a teaspoon of ether. Rub into the roots and distribute along the length, insulate and leave the mask for an hour. Rinse off better with a decoction of medicinal herbs (chamomile, calendula).

With sour cream

Owners of dry hair will appreciate oil masks with the addition of sour cream. It consists of proteins, fats, mineral salts and organic acids, vitamins A, B, C, E, P. You can keep such a mask on your hair for an unlimited time or use it at night. An excellent combination for restoring dry hair gives a dairy product with olive, burdock, castor, sunflower oils. If desired, you can add an egg or honey.


Carelessness in choosing hair products can lead to unpleasant consequences: itching, burning, irritation, hair loss, discomfort. Of course, a single drug has its own list of contraindications, but some general points that are true for all oils can be highlighted. Application is unsafe with:

  • the presence of an allergic reaction (you can test on the wrist or elbow);
  • individual intolerance;
  • pregnancy
  • exceeding the permissible dose;
  • misuse;
  • unpleasant odor from the vial (may indicate that the product has expired);
  • manufacturer’s bad faith.


According to the estimates of the beautiful half of humanity who regularly use oils in hair care, the best products today are: "7 oils" from a pharmaceutical factory Elfline of funds from Constant delightorganic oil Moringaindelible oil from L'Oreal Elseve - "Luxury 6 oils".

These funds have incorporated all the best from the most useful sources, have acquired a convenient format, a pleasant perfume aroma and a beautiful look. Using them as components of home masks is a pleasure!

Overview of hair oils - in the next video.

Watch the video: DIY Coconut Oil Hair Mask Tips & Tricks (January 2020).


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