We add mayonnaise to sandwiches and rolls to enhance the taste and to make dishes more delectable, but have you ever thought of applying mayonnaise to your hair?
Does that idea shock you? Don’t worry. While mayonnaise might not be considered a healthy food because it contains large traces of fats, it is surely a blissful and a healthy treat for your hair.
The main reason behind mayonnaise doing wonders for your hair is the fact that it contains eggs, vinegar, and oil as ingredients, and all of the three can restore the lost moisture of hair, making it more lustrous than ever before. Besides, these ingredients also make your strands strong and voluminous.
Here are the simple steps to make your own deep conditioning treatment that has mayonnaise as chief ingredient, so you can make this condiment work wonders on your own mane.
You can find the ingredients you need for this concoction right in your kitchen. Make sure that everything you use is high quality to get the best possible end result.
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon jojoba oil/olive oil
- 1 tablespoon organic honey
- 4-5 drops of tea tree oil
About the Ingredients
Before getting to the directions of how to make the conditioning treatment, let’s take a look at how each of the ingredients you will use works to make your hair healthier and more beautiful.
1. Mayonnaise : Nourishes and deeply cleanses your hair making it shiny and smooth.
2. Olive Oil/Jojoba Oil : Contains a plethora of vitamin E to deeply cleanse the hair while supplying adequate moisture to it and the scalp.
3. Honey : It is a natural antiseptic and antibacterial. Honey treats the problems of sensitive scalp while imparting moisture to combat dryness and flakiness.
4. Tea Tree Oil : Soothes and calms down sensitive scalp and provides a cooling effect.
Method of Preparation
Put all the ingredients together in a bowl. Mix well so that a smooth paste is formed. That’s all it takes. Your DIY homemade mayonnaise deep conditioner is ready to go!
How to apply
Apply this treatment onto your hair right after rinsing under warm water. Warm water is suggested as it opens up the pores of your scalp, making it easier for products to penetrate and provide benefits.
Divide your hair into small sections and apply the mix into each and every part of your scalp, leaving no area untreated. Be sure to apply generously.
Cover your entire scalp with a plastic cap for at least 30 minutes so that the ingredients of the mix can deep penetrate into your scalp and hair. Shampoo your hair to get rid of any smell left in your hair.
Making this mayonnaise conditioning treatment is simple, so you can mix some up whenever you need it. You should probably plan on doing it at least once a month, but you certainly can do it more often if you have serious dryness issues.
You may also want to make extra to give to friends and family. It makes a lovely gift any time of the year. Don’t be afraid to share your new hair secret with others.