Egg Masks For Hair: Five Easy To Whip Formulas

Eggs are not only delicious to gorge on but can also be applied as masks for smooth, shiny and damage-free hair.
Updated: Apr 13, 2021 20:52 IST
Highlights
  • Eggs are rich in proteins and other nutrients necessary for hair care
  • These are being used in hair masks since ages
  • You can apply them directly or mix them with other items
Egg Masks For Hair: Five Easy To Whip Formulas
Eggs are quite popular as a hair care remedy because of their high protein content

Throw in a couple of eggs and maybe add just a few kitchen ingredients, and your magic potion to gorgeous hair is ready. Eggs are the natural spa for tresses; filled with proteins, vitamins, and other nutrients essential for hair growth and maintenance. Being used in hair mask for ages, eggs seem to share an old connection with beauty conscious souls. While some prefer to apply them in their natural avatar, others mix them with additional hair-nourishing items for complete hair rejuvenation. Here are some of the egg-based hair masks that'll leave you with gorgeous, damage-free hair.

1. Eggs, Coconut Oil and Almond Oil Hair Mask

Extreme weather conditions and frequent exposure to winds and dust can often lead to gruesome dryness in the hair. However, you can restore the charm of your tresses with this easy hair mask which not only works wonders for dry hair but also promotes their growth and thickness. Take a bowl and mix four to five tablespoons of almond oil, three to four tablespoons of egg whites, and one to two tablespoons of coconut oil. Mix all the ingredients and gently apply the mask on your hair and scalp. Wash off your hair with cold water and shampoo. Since this mask is filled with naturally conditioning ingredients, avoid using a chemical conditioner. For best results, apply the mask twice a week.

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2. Eggs, Lemon Juice and Curd Hair Mask

Hairfall is one of the most common complaints in modern times. Unhealthy lifestyles and excessive usage of chemical products are often pointed to as the main culprits. Try this wonderful and easy hair mask which will help you fight this off. Besides hair fall, this pack also prevents dandruff and conditions the hair. To make the mask, beat an egg and mix three to four tablespoons of curd and one tablespoon of lemon juice. Now gently apply the mask on your scalp with the help of a brush and let it stay for about an hour. Rinse off the mask with your shampoo.

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3. Eggs and Mayonnaise Hair Mask

If frizzing of hair has been worrying you lately, this hair mask is all that you need. This easy-to-make home remedy replenishes the moisture content of the hair and helps in making the tresses frizz-free again. To make this mask, add one tablespoon of unflavored mayonnaise and two broken eggs. Whip the ingredients well and apply generously from the roots of your hair to the tips. Cover your head with a shower cap and wash off the mask with the help of shampoo after roughly 20 minutes. Don't forget to celebrate your soft, frizz-free hair with a heartful plate of eggs and mayonnaise.

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4. Eggs, Milk and Honey Hair Mask

When it comes to hair care, the mention of milk and honey is unavoidable. This powerful duo is being used in both hair, as well as, skincare remedies for ages. Together with the eggs, they deeply moisturise the hair and make them naturally shiny. To make this hair mask,  take a bowl and to it add two eggs, one tablespoon of honey and two tablespoons of milk. Whisk all the ingredients well and apply this using a brush all over your hair and scalp. Wash off the mask with shampoo after half an hour.

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5. Eggs, Aloe Vera and Olive Oil Hair Mask

All three ingredients are widely popular in hair care remedies and the benefits of their mixture can only be thought of. While aloe vera deeply cleanses the hair and strengthens and repair the hair strands, olive oil improves the circulation of blood in the scalp and prevents hair from cell damage. To make this hair mask, add two-three tablespoons of egg yolks and four-five tablespoons of aloe vera in a bowl. Now heat one tablespoon of olive oil for ten seconds and add it to the mixture. Start applying the mixture from the roots of your hair and leave it for about half an hour. Rinse off with cold water.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Applying Eggs On Hair

Why should I apply eggs on hair?

Eggs are rich In proteins and other vitamins and minerals important for healthy hair including biotin, selenium, calcium, phosphorous, Vitamin B, A, D,E, K etc. Additionally, eggs also contain lecithin, a fat that also helps in having damage-free hair. Thus, applying eggs on hair not only helps in promoting hair growth and keeping them hydrated, but also helps in fighting hair damage, hair fall, dandruff and other hair woes.

Should I apply the egg yolk or the egg white on my hair?

Both the egg yolk, as well as egg white is rich in nutrients, vitamins and minerals required for healthy hair. While egg yolk has more moisturising benefits, egg white is rich in bacteria eating enzymes that keep the scalp fresh and clean. Thus, egg whites are usually preferred for oily hair and egg yolks for dry and damaged ones. However, one can also include both of them in their hair masks for complete nourishment.

Which part of eggs is beneficial for hair?

Both parts of the egg are beneficial for the hair and can be used together in hair masks for complete nourishment of the hair. However, for oily hair, egg yolks are more beneficial. Similarly, for dry and damaged hair, egg yolks are preferred.

How should I get rid of the smell of egg?

To prevent bad odour after using egg-based hair masks, make sure that you don't use hot water for rinsing. Hot water can cook the egg, making the smell very difficult to get rid of. For rinsing off the eggs from hair properly, you can add lemon juice, orange juice or vinegar to cold water. Being acidic, these liquids easily cleanse the scalp and also leave a pleasant odour.

Also Read: Hydrating Hair Masks

Egg Masks For Hair: Five Easy To Whip Formulas

Product Price in India
Parachute Advansed Aloe Vera Enriched Coconut Hair Oil ₹ 113
Bajaj Almond Drops Hair Oil, 300ml ₹ 167
Chik Hairfall Prevent Egg Shampoo, 340ml ₹ 134
Dr. OETKER FUN FOODS Veg Mayo (875 g) ₹ 175
Dabur Honey Squezee ₹ 273
Sol 100% Spanish Extra Virgin Olive Oil Glass Bottle (500ml) ₹ 475
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