In modern cosmetology, a lot of oils are used for hair. Among them, the almond tree deserves special attention. Due to its composition and healing properties, this oil is regularly used for the preparation of nourishing masks, wraps and other care products.
Composition and benefits of
The main useful hair components of almond oil are: keratins, vitamins A, B2, E, F, amygdalin, folic, oleic and linoleic acids, sodium, zinc, phosphorus, magnesium and iron.
- Vitamin A is an effective component against split ends.
- Vitamin B nourishes hair bulbs, preventing hair loss and improving the scalp.
- Vitamin E protects hair from the damaging effects of ultraviolet light.
- Thanks to vitamin F, unhealthy sebaceous shine passes and hair is easy to lay down.
- Oleic acid retains moisture on the surface of the scalp and prevents irritation. In addition, it saturates the hair follicles with microelements and stimulates their growth.
- Linoleic acid also protects curls from exposure to ultraviolet light on hot summer days.
Almond oil is especially useful for those who often apply hair staining and styling with a hot hair dryer and ironing.
Working on the hair, almond oil is capable of:
- solve the problem of dandruff;
- to stop hair loss;
- remove excess sebum;
- to accelerate hair growth;
- nourish dry and brittle hair rods;
- to give shine and elasticity.
Almond oil is actively used in cosmetology. It is obtained during the cold pressing of the kernels of almonds. Distinguish between sweet and bitter almonds. It is the oil of the first actively used in the manufacture of oil preparations.
A bitter almond is usually made with essential oil, but it should be used very carefully - it contains toxic substances. It is not desirable to allow the undiluted ether of bitter almonds to enter the mucous membranes or into the body.
Almond oil of sweet fruit should be stored in a dark cool place in a glass container with a tightly closed lid. Before use, the oil should be heated, so it will be absorbed faster.
Apply the product better to damp hair - this will help maintain a normal water balance.
It is not recommended to use oil after one year from the date of the first opening of the container.to the table of contents ^
Every day, you should comb your hair, first dropping a little clean almond oil on the wooden comb. This will be enough to provide preventive care for normal hair.
A healthful effect on the scalp and hair condition is provided by regular five-minute massages with almond oil.
Shampoos and balms
For improving the type and condition of hair, you can enrich with almond oil traditional shampoos and balms. Fatty hair will be enough 3 drops of oil for a single portion of the cosmetic. Normal hair will need 5 drops for every 100 ml. Dry hair - more than 10 drops.
It's best to take care of the locks of a mask with homemade almond oil, especially since they are suitablefor hair of any type.to the table of contents ^
For dry hair
- 3 tablespoons almond oil;
- 3 drops of orange or ylang ylang ester.
Apply the product to damp hair and leave for 60 minutes. There is no need to shelter.
Mix almond and olive oil in equal proportions and apply to damp hair. The mask is kept on the hair for 1 hour.
- 2 tablespoons of honey;
- 30 ml of milk;
- 20 ml of almond oil.
Milk warm, dissolve honey in it and mix with butter. Wear the mask on the hair and leave it for 40 minutes, then wash it off with shampoo.to table of contents ^
For greasy hair
- 2 tablespoons almond oil;
- 1 tablespoon of cognac;
- 1 teaspoon of peach butter;
- 1 egg yolk.
Mask to cover the roots of the hair. Cover the head with cellophane for 60 minutes. Wash off with shampoo.
Mix with whipped egg white, 1 tablespoon of almond oil, cognac, liquid honey, kefir, lemon juice and blue clay. The agent should be applied only to the roots of the hair and left for 1 hour.to contents ^
Warm up 50 ml of almond oil in a microwave. Warm oil, massaging, rub in the scalp. Then comb your hair so that the oil is evenly distributed. Wrap the head with food wrap and towel and leave for 1 hour. Wash off oil only with hot water, using a normal shampoo.
- 25 ml almond oil;
- 25 grams mustard powder;
- 200 ml of water;
- 50 ml of kefir;
- 1 egg yolk.
Mix all ingredients until smooth. Blend hair and scalp with a mixture. After 40 minutes, wash your hair.to contents ^
The cutting ends of the hair should be treated regularly with almond oil and do not rinse. If you wish, you can add lemon juice to it, it will give the hair a healthy shine.
Mix almond oil, warm milk and chopped oatmeal in equal amounts. Apply the mask to the ends of hair, cover with cellophane and leave for 30 minutes, then wash off.
- 1 tablespoon of almond oil;
- 1 egg yolk;
- 1 teaspoon of lemon juice.
Finished the mixture to cover the ends of the hair and hold for 30 minutes. Wash off without applying shampoo.
Mix 2 tablespoons of almond oil and castor oil. Apply an oily mixture over the entire length of the hair and leave it for 1 hour. Rinse off with warm water and shampoo. You can apply this mask once a week.to table of contents ^
2 tablespoons of almond oil and aloe flesh mix in one container. Apply the mask to the scalp, massage and rinse well with warm water.
- for 2 tablespoons of almond oil and liquid honey;
- 2 drops of eucalyptus and rosemary.
Mask cover the scalp, massage well and leave for 1-2 hours. It is desirable to wash off with infusion of nettle or chamomile.