Mustard Against Hair LossThe miraculous effect of the mask for hair and mustard is based on its irritating effect - due to burning there is increased blood circulation in the scalp, and therefore nutrition of hair follicles and increased growth. However, not all mustard powders are equally useful.
For some reason, dry mustard produced by one firm burns the scalp mercilessly, and the other - causes only a weak effect. I do not know why this is explained, but if you do not feel a burning sensation when applying a mustard mask, you may not have caught the "evil" mustard and you need to buy the same product from another manufacturer.
Mustard mask should be burned! It is because of its burning that mustard against hair loss is so effective. By the way, the degree of burning of the skin also depends on the temperature of the water, which is filled with mustard powder when preparing the Mask. The hotter the water, the stronger the burning.
It is very important: do not apply the mask to the ends of the hair, it is advisable to limit yourself to the scalp. The mustard dries the hair. To protect the tips, you can put a little of any oil on them before applying the mask.
Recipes for Hair Mask with Dry Mustard
- The mask is applied to dirty hair. Depending on the length of hair, take 1-2 tablespoons of mustard and 0.5-1 teaspoon of sugar and pour hot water to the consistency of sour cream. Carefully apply on the scalp and hair roots, without rubbing, avoiding contact with the eyes. Wrap up with polyethylene and a towel. Keep the mask for 20-40 minutes. You can wash off without shampoo, because mustard itself perfectly laundered hair.
- More gentle option - 1 tablespoon mustard powder, 1-2 yolks, half a cup of yogurt. This mask can be washed off without shampoo.
- Even more tender option - with oils: 1 tablespoon mustard powder, 1-2 tablespoons burdock or castor oil, egg yolk. Here, shampoo will be needed to wash off the oils.
Hair Washing with MustardUse mustard and as a home shampoo. This is an excellent option if you want to avoid the effects of SLS and other chemical components. Especially because it will help mustard against hair loss and in this case. And fat hair at washing with mustard is dried up and less often get dirty.
- Take 1-2 tablespoons of mustard powder and dilute in a liter of warm water. Apply on hair, massaging. If you feel a burning sensation, do not rush off immediately with water, as this effect causes blood flow to the scalp and stimulates hair growth. Rinse hair with plenty of water.
- Dilute the dry mustard in a basin, 1 tablespoon per two liters of water. Bending his head, drop his hair into the basin and rinse his hair. Rinse thoroughly with clean water.
- As a shampoo and mask at the same time you can use mustard in this way. Dilute mustard powder with water until creamy. Apply to hair, rub into roots and leave for a few minutes. Then rinse thoroughly.
We are often asked whether it is possible to make a hair mask not with dry mustard, but with a ready-made table mustard. Mustard powder is needed for mustard. Since it is not known, first, how will the ready-made mustard behave - does it burn at all, but we need a burning sensation! And secondly, there are many other components in the table mustard, such as spices, preservatives, etc.