As mentioned already, eggs are very rich in proteins and vitamin B. So, raw eggs when applied on hair help to strengthen it and promote its growth, as hair is basically made of protein. Along with protein, the egg white contains some enzymes that can inhibit the growth of bacteria, which can help to keep the scalp healthy. On the other hand, egg yolk is rich in fats, so it helps to deeply moisturize hair strands.
How to Use Egg for Hair?
Eggs can be used in many different ways to promote hair growth, prevent hair loss and to condition or moisturize the hair. You can use raw eggs alone or mix them with some other natural ingredients like, olive oil, lemon juice, honey, yogurt, castor oil, etc. Addition of these ingredients can enhance the benefits of eggs for hair. If you are considering egg treatment for hair, then here are some recipes for you.
Egg for Hair Conditioning
To use egg for conditioning your hair, you will need 1 or 2 egg yolk, according to the length of your hair and 1 to 2 tablespoon of olive or baby oil.
Benefits of Egg for Hair
First, separate the egg yolk from the egg white and beat it properly. Then add 1 or 2 tablespoon of olive oil or baby oil to it and beat again to mix them completely.
Egg for Hair Loss
Hair loss can be controlled to a great extent by using egg yolk for hair. Mix two egg yolks with about 1 tablespoon of castor oil. Mix both the ingredients properly and then massage it on your hair and scalp. Keep it for sometime, about half an hour, after which rinse the hair with cool water.
Egg for Hair Growth
To use egg for promoting hair growth, you will need two raw eggs, one cup yogurt and 1 tablespoon honey and lemon juice. First beat the eggs and add a cup of yogurt to it. Whip the solution until you get a frothy paste.