Many of us adore this unique, alluring and warming aroma of cinnamon. It can be found in various dishes, confectionery and beverages. But do not underestimate this spice. She not only has a pleasant scent, but also many useful properties that affect the health of our hair!
The beneficial properties of cinnamon
Cinnamon has nourishing, toning and regenerating properties valuable for our hair. Also in this spice contains many vitamins, antioxidants and other useful substances that help to activate blood circulation, which, in turn, affects the increase in the intensity of hair growth and improvement of the scalp. So if you’ve been disappointed with cosmetics from store shelves, try creating your own cinnamon spa at home for your hair.
Cinnamon shampoos for strength and shine
If your shampoo doesn’t benefit your hair, try a little “refresh” it. To do this, add 3-4 drops of cinnamon essential oil before washing the head. Repeating this procedure only once a week, you will get the opportunity to improve your hair, make it stronger, stronger and shiny.
Head massage using cinnamon
Not less pleasant, and most importantly, an effective way to use spices is head massage using cinnamon essential oil.
- Massage of hair follicles has a huge impact on the condition of the hair, helps to improve their growth and structure. Massage oil containing cinnamon as one of the ingredients enhances the effect of the procedure itself.
- Take two tablespoons of burdock or olive oil and add there 4-5 drops of cinnamon oil. Wait a little until the oil is completely dissolved. Once this has happened, the "magic" mixture is considered ready.
- Massage can be carried out in several ways: use your fingers, palms or massage brush. It is necessary to do massage movements or comb hair, moving the comb either in the direction of hair growth, or against.
Cinnamon Hair Masks
Ground spice is used to prepare masks that are designed to strengthen our hair, protect them and activate their growth.
Cinnamon mask for enhanced hair growth
Take one tablespoon of honey, add two tablespoons of oil there, which you take as a base (choose what you like), mix everything. Add a tablespoon of cinnamon powder. All ingredients stir until smooth. Apply the resulting product over the entire length of the hair and hold for fifteen to twenty minutes, then rinse with warm water.
Cinnamon mask for damaged and weak hair
To restore damaged hair, mix three tablespoons of coconut oil, one tablespoon of cinnamon powder and one tablespoon of natural honey. To achieve a greater effect, you can add three drops of cinnamon essential oil to the mixture. Mix all components of the mask thoroughly, apply the mixture to the hair over the entire length, hold for about half an hour, then rinse with warm water and shampoo.
Egg-kefir hair mask with the addition of cinnamon
To make it, you will need one cup of kefir, one egg yolk and one tablespoon of ground cinnamon. You must first mix the yogurt and yolk until smooth, and then add cinnamon to the mixture. This mask must be applied to clean damp hair. Keep the product on the head is prescribed for half an hour, and then wash it off with warm water. It is not necessary to use shampoo, however, and it is not forbidden.
Indian mask for hair growth with cinnamon
For the preparation of this tool you will need: the bottom of a third cup of liquid honey, three to five spoons of vegetable oil (for example, burdock), one teaspoon of ground cinnamon, one third of a teaspoon of hot pepper, one teaspoon of ground cloves.
The ingredients are mixed in a water bath. Comb the hair with a frequent brush (the hair should be dry). Apply a warm mask with massage movements to the hair roots. For the rest of the hair, apply vegetable oil, which can be mixed, for example, with honey or balm-conditioner for hair. Hair should be covered with polyethylene and a warm towel, hold for about an hour, and then rinse thoroughly with running water using baby shampoo. If your hair is very messy, you can apply a little conditioner. Make sure that it does not get on the scalp, otherwise the hair will become too oily.
Before you use a mask, which includes the essential oil of cinnamon, make sure that you are not allergic to this component.When applying masks, pay special attention to the hair roots.
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Cinnamon not only helps you make your hair more healthy, but also gives pleasure while using the mask due to the amazing aroma of this spice.