Our body, skin and hair need systematic care, for this there are a lot of cosmetics. However, not all synthetic products are capable of giving the desired effect, because there are cases of individual intolerance to ingredients. That is why proven natural products are still relevant today. One of these is burdock oil for hair.
It is made from burdock roots, which are crushed and then filled with vegetable oil – olive, peanut or almond. Unlike other oils, this valuable product is not obtained by pressing, but by infusion. The oil is actively used in cosmetology, is affordable and can be found in a pharmacy or made at home.
The main ingredients of the oil are burdock root extract combined with a peach base.
In addition to strengthening hair, burdock oil has the following effect:
- eliminates fragility at the ends;
- increases scalp hydration;
- retains color after staining;
- growth is activated;
- protects against damage;
- stimulates the blood supply to the scalp.
The oil is useful for eyelashes and eyebrows, as well as men in beard care. The benefits of burdock oil for hair are due to the ideal balance of ingredients: fatty acids, vitamins (A, E, C, PP, group B), trace elements (zinc, iron, copper, boron, etc.), phytoactive substances, natural regenerants and reparants …
How to use pure oil
In the process of using it is easy to choose your own combination based on the problems. Often the oil is used alone or mixed with other natural ingredients.
How is burdock oil applied to hair:
- Warm up in a water bath to a comfortable temperature.
- Apply to washed, but not wet, but slightly towel-dried hair.
- Rub it into the scalp with your hands, some people find it convenient to use a sponge or cotton swab.
- Divide the hair into partings and apply the product evenly along the entire length using hands or a comb.
- Rub the product into the scalp again for at least 10 minutes.
- They put on a plastic cap, and wrap it with a towel on top.
A hair mask with burdock oil should be kept from 30 minutes to an hour. It is difficult to wash it off, so use a salty water solution at the beginning, or drop a couple of drops of lemon juice on 1 liter of water, then use shampoo (preferably with a natural herbal composition) and conditioner balm in the usual way.
Burdock oil for dry and damaged hair due to dyeing can be added to shampoos and conditioners before use, a couple of drops per serving. With systematic care, this product has an excellent effect on curls, enhances their growth, makes them strong and solves a number of other problems. Hair masks based on burdock oil are necessary to enhance the effect.
Hair masks with burdock oil occupy a special place in hair care. They differ in a different effect, it all depends on the type of hair on which it is applied. We offer different recipes with this miraculous natural product.
Burdock oil mask for hair growth
With regular use, the burdock oil hair growth mask will make the curls healthier and help them grow faster. Mix 1 egg yolk, 1 tbsp. l. lemon juice, 1/2 tsp. red pepper and oil (its amount depends on the length). Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and heat in a water bath.
The miraculous properties of burdock oil in combination with castor oil are effective for baldness. Combine these two products in a 1: 1 proportion and apply to the entire length, hold the burdock oil mask for a quarter of an hour and wash your hair. Repeat the procedure daily for 7 days in a row, then pause for a couple of weeks and repeat the course.
Mask with burdock oil for hair loss
You can stop the problem of loss by mixing the oil with nettle. The infusion is prepared in this way: 2 tbsp. l. nettles are poured with a glass of boiling water and infused for an hour, then filtered. Then 1 tbsp is added to 100 ml of infusion. l. oil from burdock roots. Hair is rinsed with this compound and kept warm for about 40 minutes. Hair treatment with burdock oil can be carried out 2 times a week.
Burdock oil mask for dry hair
If you feel dry and lifeless curls, we recommend trying a burdock hair mask. The following composition is being prepared: in equal proportions, chamomile oil, wheat germ and burdock oil are needed, everything is heated in a water bath. For medium-length hair, it will be enough to take 1 tbsp. l. each component. You need to keep the composition for 40 minutes, wrapping your head in a towel. This oil blend is effective on dry hair ends and is best avoided on the scalp.
Burdock oil mask for oily hair
Oil masks for this type of hair are not suitable for everyone, as they make the curls heavier and give them an extra greasy shine. Therefore, you should use burdock oil for oily hair, observing the main rule – do not overdo it. Make the following composition: 2 tbsp. l. combine butter with egg white and 1/2 tsp. red pepper. The resulting composition is distributed over the strands in a warm form, retreating 3-4 cm from the roots, wrapped in a towel and after an hour rinse off in your usual way. It is better to do the mask no more than once a week.
Burdock oil mask for split ends
It is better to smear the split ends with pure burdock, gradually adding a couple of drops of aloe juice. It is also effective to use it in combination with coconut, castor, olive, almond oil.
Burdock oil mask to strengthen hair
Loose hair needs special care. Burdock oil for colored curls will make them healthy, shiny, while keeping the color in perfect shape. For the mask, mix burdock oil and castor oil, add birch sap in proportions 2: 1: 1. You can use burdock oil for the ends of the hair or apply from the ends to the roots.
Burdock oil mask for hair shine
Growth and shine mask: take burdock and sea buckthorn oil in equal proportions. Cover all hair with the mixture, wrap with a towel and hold for an hour. And for clarification, we recommend adding 2-3 drops of lemon juice to the composition.
All these masks with burdock oil are quite easy to use, with the right method of application, you can see the result after 3-4 procedures.
This is a completely natural product, so it has no contraindications. The main thing is to observe the measure in everything and not add it to shampoos and rinses in liters, and also not to make masks every day, if there is no special need for it. For the preparation of masks, a small amount of oil is enough, for long hair no more than 3 tbsp. l.
A completely organic product – burdock oil – will help to solve a number of problems with hair. It is used alone or mixed with other ingredients for maximum effect. It is important to remember that only a high-quality product can bring maximum benefit.
: Daria Pisareva,
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