How to Make a Gelatin Hair Mask
Healthy hair is a guarantee of good grooming and attractiveness. In order for the hair to be thick and shiny, it is necessary to take care of it with hair masks, for example, a gelatin mask, which also gives hair a laminating effect. The Fashiongton Post will share with you simple gelatin mask recipes for different hair types.
Benefits of gelatin hair mask
Gelatin masks are very similar to procedures such as lamination or keratin hair straightening. Gelatin will enrich your hair with shine, make it more manageable, and also restore and strengthen it.
Thanks to the main component – collagen – gelatin perfectly copes with its main functions: saturating the bulbs with nutrients, reducing fragility, activating hair growth, as well as restoring their structure.
Gelatin mask for dry hair
- 1 tablespoon of gelatin;
- 150 ml of water;
- 1/2 tablespoon hair conditioner
Dissolve one tablespoon of gelatin powder in warm water and mix thoroughly. The proportion should be 1:3. This amount of ingredients is suitable for owners of medium hair length. If you have long hair, increase the amount of ingredients, but keep the proportion. Cover the resulting mass with a lid and let it swell for ten minutes. For greater effect, the mass can be heated in a water bath. After the allotted time, remove the lid and mix everything well again. There should be no lumps in the resulting mixture. Next, add half a tablespoon of conditioner. Apply the resulting mass along the entire length of the curls, retreating slightly from the roots, leave for 30-40 minutes. After that, wash off the mask without using shampoo. It is recommended to use this mask 1-2 times a week.
Gelatin mask for oily hair
- gelatin powder – 1 sachet;
- water – 150 ml;
- shampoo – 2 tablespoons.
Dissolve the gelatin packet in the water, stirring slowly so that the mixture is lump-free. Then add a couple of tablespoons of shampoo to the resulting mass and let it swell for 20-30 minutes in a warm place. Then take out the resulting mixture and, without additional stirring, apply it to the curls, retreating a couple of centimeters from the roots. Wrap the hair with a towel and keep the mask for half an hour. Then rinse thoroughly with water without using shampoo.