Have you ever left a hair salon with gorgeous, newly-colored hair only to be left with an itchy head a few hours later? Unfortunately, most hair dyes contain peroxide, ammonia, and/or phenylenediamine, a very common allergen that can irritate the scalp and cause itchiness, dryness and flaking. Bummer, I know.
HELP is here with this all-natural hair treatment made with ingredients you probably already have at home that will not damage your new hair color, and will take the itch away. It also helps with flakiness caused by stress, climate change, poor diet, and hormonal changes pre/post-pregnancy. This easy-to-make mask will hydrate both your scalp and hair and leave you with soft, silky tresses for days. Kerastase you have some competition!
- 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
- 2 tbsp. olive oil
- 2 tbsp, water
- 2 egg yolks
- 2 tbsp. mayonnaise
- Mix the first three ingredients together and massage into a damp scalp. You don’t have to actually wash your hair, just rinse it with water and towel dry. The olive oil with help to moisturize your scalp while the acidity of the lemon will help exfoliate any loose dry flakes of skin.
- Next, mix the egg yolks and mayonnaise together. Work the egg/mayo mixture into your hair and scalp. The egg yolks, rich in fats and proteins, are naturally moisturizing. Let everything sit for 20 minutes. Relax.
- Finally, rinse with cool water. Use this treatment as often as necessary.