Tired of your hair being dull and lifeless? Want to add shine and density to your hair without spending a lot of money? If so, this blog post is for you! Keep reading to learn how you can achieve shiny, bouncy hair on a shoestring budget. You won’t believe it’s so easy!
A grandmother’s recipe to bring life back to your damaged hair: beer
Few people know it, but beer has amazing secrets to reveal to us. It is not only a drink to drink from time to time, but it is above all an ultra-fast and effective treatment that could help you fight all hair problems.
The secret of beer for the beauty of our mane lies in its composition. Beer is made up of water, malt (which gives it its color and flavor) and hops (which brings bitterness). But in addition, this drink has a high protein content. As it contains a variety of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin B12, iron and magnesium, all of which can help grow and strengthen your hair.
Additionally, beer is a natural conditioner that can help tame frizzy hair and add shine to dull hair. And while it may seem counterintuitive, beer can actually benefit damaged hair, too. The hops in beer contain polyphenols, antioxidants that can help repair damaged hair fibers.
In fact, of all alcoholic beverages, beer is said to have the most benefits for the scalp and hair fiber.
So if you want to have strong, healthy and shiny hair, do not hesitate to integrate beer into your hair routine! You will see how your mane will regain all its vitality. Cheers !
Here are 3 uses of beer in your hair routine.
Hair care :
Before getting to the heart of the matter and telling you how to prepare your homemade hair mask. Try to prepare your hair to receive the appropriate treatment so that it is well washed and all impurities are eliminated.
Of course, please follow the same steps of your usual washing. A shampoo and conditioner with a massage of your scalp to ensure that all dirt is removed. This is where the brewer’s yeast hair mask comes in.
- In a bowl, just mix 5 tablespoons of Aloe Vera oil and 4 tablespoons of brewer’s yeast. Keep mixing until you get a smooth paste. This composition is made for long hair, if yours are mid-length or short, reduce the amount.
- Then apply the paste to the hair and scalp and leave it on for 20-30 minutes.
- Rinse your hair with cold to lukewarm water with your shampoo and let your hair air dry.
You will see the stunning result for yourself! You can use this mask once a month to restore your hair to the much-desired shine and volume.
Beer based hair tonic:
For fans of the beer-based hair tonic, the process is simple. First, gather your ingredients: 250 ml of still beer, 60 ml of apple cider vinegar, and 1 tablespoon of honey. Next, combine the beer and apple cider vinegar in a bowl and mix well. Then, add the honey and mix again until you obtain a homogeneous liquid.
Wash your hair and leave the magic formula until the end. Simply apply the toner to your scalp and massage it in for a few minutes. Let it sit for 10-15 minutes before rinsing it off with lukewarm water. For best results, use this treatment once or twice a week. Besides being an effective hair tonic, beer can also help add volume and body to your hair.
Just pour 250 ml of beer on your hair after shampooing, then rinse with cool water. You will be able to see a difference after just one treatment! So go ahead, raise your glass to healthy, beautiful hair. Cheers !