Anyone who has had damaged hair knows that regeneration requires commitment, time and even money. How to improve their condition without nerves turning gray? In one place we have collected and listed here the best home remedies and treatments for damaged, broken hair. If you are unsure, do a short test to see if your hair is damaged.
What does it mean if the hair is damaged?
Damaged hair is dull and usually dry. They have split ends , break easily, and are very difficult to arrange. They are sometimes confused with dry, although dry hair does not have to be damaged at the same time, damaged hair will often be dry. This is because porous and broken hair does not let nutrients and water pass through its entire length – the curls create “blockages” (that’s why curly hair dries out so easily).
Home remedies for damaged hair
Masks and rinses should be used at least twice a week. If the hair is not very damaged, you can limit yourself to one time. The best results are obtained by keeping the conditioner under a cap and a towel, but not all of them require it. The following ingredients are known for their regenerating properties, so you can also look for them in cosmetics from the store.
This method can be found in the oldest guides and grandma’s notes. Mix one yolk with the juice of half a lemon and a few drops of olive oil. Apply it to your hair and keep it under the shower cap for at least 30 minutes. Rinse off with warm water. Another version of the traditional protein mask consists of the same ingredients mixed into a mass of mayonnaise consistency.
Banana for badly damaged
Blend the banana half with the avocado half and add three tablespoons of milk. Apply to hair and rinse after 20 minutes with lukewarm water.
Mask for hair growth
It is a highly nourishing mask for damaged hair that doesn’t want to grow. Knead a tablespoon of oil and two tablespoons of kefir with 50 grams of yeast . Apply to your hair and keep it on for about 40 minutes.
Vegetable and fruit cocktail
Blend half the apple, two tablespoons of spinach and two cabbage leaves together. Rub into hair and rinse with lukewarm water after 30 minutes.
Grate the black turnips on the medium grater mesh. Squeeze the juice out of it and rub it into your hair. Keep it under a shower cap and rinse off after 20 minutes.
Natural rinses gently strengthen the hair and normalize the action of the scalp. Brew an infusion of chamomile / linden / nettle (only for brunettes). Rinse your hair with the cooled liquid without rinsing it with water. You can buy herbs at a pharmacy, supermarket or online herbalist.
Heat the olive oil over low heat and add a tablespoon of rosemary . Separate your hair into thick strands. Dip each strand in a warm mixture and wrap it with aluminum foil. Wash off after 20 minutes, optionally with a shampoo.
Hair deprived of shine can be saved by the simplest of rinses, i.e. light wheat beer. It is enough to rinse the head with one glass of beer and wash it off with lukewarm water.
Treatments for damaged hair
Keratin is an ingredient created by our hair follicles, which is one of the basic building blocks of hair. The treatment is aimed at replenishing the keratin level and strengthening damaged, dull or dry hair . It is carried out warm, using hot air. It takes about 2 hours. Prices start from PLN 300 and up. The effect lasts for about 4 months.
The reconstruction is carried out with 19 amino acids and consists of four steps. In the first, the scales are opened and cleaned, in the second, they are acidified, in the third, reconstructed, and in the fourth, they are smoothed. The procedure takes about 30 minutes and costs 120 – 200 PLN. The effect lasts up to 2 months.
Botox for hair
A three-phase method that uses the rejuvenating properties of collagen and hyaluronic acid . Here, too, the cuticle is opened, cleaned and then regenerated. The ingredients are introduced with a syringe. The duration of the procedure is 40 minutes and the cost is 50 – 100 PLN. The effect lasts up to 10 washes.
Red light therapy has an exceptionally deep regenerating effect and is most recommended for people struggling with the problem of hair loss. It improves the blood supply to the bulbs and nourishes the cells, thanks to which the condition of the hair improves thoroughly. The laser also treats scalp problems. Prices start from PLN 100.