What good is a dandelion for your hair? Decoctions and masks of dandelion hair: the hair is shiny, easy to style and grow quickly
In people, the recipes of dandelion hair is very popular, and here’s why.
Useful properties of dandelion hair
The juice of the leaves, flowers and roots of the dandelion there are biologically active substances that can restore the health of skin, hair roots and fill it with life themselves to hair shafts. Especially useful vitamins:
• retinol (Vit. A) restores Shine to dry, lifeless hair;
• Tocopherols (Vit. E) returns the Shine, strength and particularly good for brittle, damaged, «Himki» or constant drying curls;
• nicotinic acid (Vit. RR) awakens follicles, makes hair grow faster, stops hair loss, normalizes blood circulation, prevents the loss of moisture;
• ascorbic acid (Vit. C) activates the synthesis of collagen, restoring hair elasticity and delaying chronological aging.
In addition, the juice of the plant is minerals, acids and active substances that also restores the vitality and elasticity of the strands: it is a calcium, iron, manganese, phosphorus, inulin, fatty acids, saponins. It turns out refreshing cocktail that will help take care of curls is not worse than using expensive purchased funds.
Apply the useful properties of dandelion hair is possible in the following cases:
• hair oily or very dry;
• there is dandruff, itching;
• curls lost their luster and strength;
• began to experience severe hair loss;
• slowed growth;
• started visible aging: the hair dull, thinned and thinned.
Means of home care made from dandelion, a beneficial effect on the scalp, heal minor injuries, relieve dandruff, moisturize and stimulate rapid growth. Unruly curls easy to fit, no longer jammed and split.
Procure raw materials of dandelions need to be either early spring (in early summer) or in late autumn. In the spring, collect the young leaves and yellow heads started to turn into downy balls. And in the autumn comes the time of collecting the rhizomes of the plant have accumulated over the summer a lot of nutrients.
The collected leaves and head dry in the shade, spread on a dry paper. Store in glass jars or canvas bags in a cool dark place.
When cooking roots podkopat the root system of the plants, separate the roots, clean out from the ground. Wash cold water, dry and cut into small pieces. Dry and store the same as leaves and flowers.
An infusion of dandelion hair
Broth is one of the easiest ways to use dandelion for hair.
They are especially good for split ends.
Decoctions you need to rinse the head after each wash 5-7 times in a row, or continuously through two wash.
Hair will quickly start to Shine, become elastic, silky and very beautiful.
A decoction of the leaves
To prepare the broth take the leaves – fresh or dried. Take 2 handfuls of fresh raw or 4-5 tablespoons of crushed dried leaves. Pour a liter of clean cold water and put on medium heat. As soon as the water boils, simmer under lid on low heat for no longer than 4-5 minutes. Then cover with a towel, turning off the fire and leave for half an hour. Strain, wash your hair with shampoo and rinse use warm dandelion decoction.
To wash it is not necessary, just blot hair with a fluffy towel. To enhance beneficial effects and to get rid of itching, RUB the moisture with fingertips into the scalp. This massage is useful because it stimulates the blood flow to the follicles. After the procedure, let the curls dry naturally without a Hairdryer. It will further increase the effect of the procedure.
A decoction of the flowers
A handful of fresh flowers or two tablespoons of dried heads add to the pan. Boil water and brew raw two cups of boiling water. Set the pan over boiling water, keep on water bath for about five or six minutes. Remove from heat, cover and allow broth to cool completely. Strain and use to rinse hair after washing.
The tool not only moisturizes hair, but also great tones the scalp and face. The remaining part of the broth can wash or freeze the liquid into molds for ice. In the broth, you can add essential oil suitable for your hair type. Morning wiping this tool beneficial to the skin.
Decoctions of the leaves and flowers can be a wonderful basis for other care treatments – masks of dandelion hair. It can be performed regularly 1-2 times a week, for intensive repair of locks and more. recipes masks given below.
Infusion of dandelions for the hair
This tool is prepared even simpler than a decoction, as additional boiling or simmering in a water bath is not necessary.
So, to prepare the infusion take 3-4 teaspoons of fresh or dried material (you can mix the leaves and the head or use parts of the plant separately), put it into a thermos and pour a liter of boiling water. Leave for half an hour, strain and use after shampooing as a normal conditioner.
Dandelion oil for hair
In the hair care products you frequently use oil – burdock and castor. But in addition to these popular tools is no less efficient oil – dandelion. Cook it yourself is absolutely not difficult.
You will need the roots and leaves of plants, preferably fresh. They need to be washed, cut as fine as possible and put in a glass jar or bottle. Tara will have to fill in half, lightly press. Pour the dandelion vegetable oil, such as sunflower, olive or buckwheat, resealed the container lid and clean in a dark place. Infuse for two a week, then drain, squeeze raw materials.
Use the oil can as a standalone product, rubbing at the roots and leaving for an hour under a warming cap, or add to the composition of the homemade hair masks.
Mask of dandelion hair
For intensive care of damaged, dry or oily hair, use a multi-component tools.
They are applied according to certain rules allowing to enhance the therapeutic effect:
• before applying the mask to wash your hair not, hair needs to be dirty;
• applying the mask, cover hair with plastic wrap, be sure to insulate with a towel;
• keep the mask forty minutes to an hour;
• shampoo, rinse or apply;
• use for intensive regeneration of the hair at least 7-10 times turn one washing, and then maintain the effect by applying a mask 1 every 2-3 weeks.
You can alternate between a mask made from dandelion hair, solving a specific problem of the appearance of curls. The tool is available to everyone, really helpful and very efficient.
Medicated shampoo for scalp
Is used for itching and dandruff, gives hair Shine and strengthens the hair. Take a tablespoon of fresh or dried materials (flowers and leaves), pre-crushed, and pour glasses of boiling water. Leave for half an hour, wrapped in a towel, then strain. In the form of heat RUB into the skin, hold under warm compress for 30-40 minutes, then wash your hair as usual. If your hair is long, you can prepare two servings of infusion, and enough on the distribution of medicinal liquid over the entire length of the strands.
Mask for fast hair growth
If the hair is badly grow this recipe, you can try to accelerate the growth of the strands. Simultaneously, the mask moisturizes hair, restores their Shine.
Take 2-3 handfuls of fresh dandelion leaves, spread out in a mortar or skip through Mincer. Add the gruel a tablespoon of burdock oil. Mixture RUB into the roots, insulate your head and keep the uterus for at least an hour. Wash your hair and rinse with cool water or broth.
Mask with honey for weak, thinning hair
Use this option of care if you notice too a lot of fallen hair after washing or combing. The composition helps to strengthen the roots, good tones.
Two tablespoons of chopped leaves of the plant and the same number of garden mint combine in a saucepan and pour a half of Cup of water. Simmer fifteen minutes, strain and press. When the decoction is warm add a teaspoon of honey, stir. Do not put honey in hot liquid, otherwise most of the vitamins will be destroyed. Massage the composition into the roots, massage into hair, insulate. After an hour, rinse.
Mask with oil of burdock root
This formula helps to strengthen the hair roots, relieve the itching and get rid of dandruff.
Take some dandelion leaves and young flower heads, chop. To prepare the mask will need a tablespoon of the mixture of raw materials. Add two tablespoons of the oil from burdock root. RUB mixture into the roots, hold 50 to 60 minutes. Rinse with shampoo.
Mask with red Rowan for oily hair
Collect fresh flow of dandelion, red Rowan and mint. The amount of each ingredient should be roughly equal. RUB the leaves and berries in a mortar or scroll in a meat grinder. Mixture RUB the hair roots, leave for about twenty minutes under ordinary compress. Rinse, shampoo, apply conditioner for oily hair.
The powder from the dandelion root
An interesting product of home-made cosmetics, which you can easily prepare and use, powder from the dried root of the plant. Collect dandelion roots in late September – early October, dry. Grind the raw material into powder – this is the «oduvanchikova powder». It can be used in two ways.
1. Teaspoon powder add a single dose of your regular shampoo. Wash your hair as usual. After 3-4 treatments you will notice that the hair is much improved.
2. Prepare a mask of a teaspoon of prepared powders and any vegetable oil. You can take burdock, castor, sunflower or linseed food. Apply the oil mixture to the hair roots, then the strands themselves. Comb and leave on for 40-50 minutes.
Any means prepared on the basis of powder from the dandelion root, relieves itching and heals mikroranki on the scalp, relieves irritation, nourishes the hair, restoring the structure of hair rods, makes strands smooth, shiny, manageable.