Let mixture sit for 20 minutes, then rinse and shampoo hair. To add body to hair, reach for an unlikely beauty beverage: beer!
Styling products (as well as air pollution) can leave a film that both saps moisture and dulls shine—but dairy products like sour cream and plain yogurt can help reverse this damage.
"Lactic acid gently strips away dirt while the milk fat moisturizes," says Lisa Belkin, author of .
Leave on for 20 minutes, rinse with cool water (to prevent egg from "cooking") and shampoo hair.
Whole egg and yolks-only treatments can be applied once a month; whites-only treatment can be applied every two weeks.
Treatment can be applied once a month."Used properly, [cornmeal or cornstarch] is an inexpensive way to remove oil and grease," says Belkin.
To Use: Pour 1 Tbsp cornmeal or cornstarch into an empty salt or pepper shaker and sprinkle onto dry hair and scalp until you've used it all.You can also add 1 to 2 Tbsp olive oil to loosen the honey for easier application.For extremely sun-damaged hair, trying mixing honey with 1 to 2 Tbsp of a protein-rich ingredient, like avocado or egg yolk, which will help replenish the keratin protein bonds that UV rays attack.The apple cider vinegar helps to remove product buildup that dulls hair, while the argan oil nourishes and softens unruly strands and the rosemary pampers a dry scalp.To use: In a blender, combine 1/2 avocado, 2 Tbsp argan oil, 10 drops of rosemary essential oil, and 1 Tbsp of apple cider vinegar, and pulse together.Eggs, yogurt and honey are, at first glance, all components of a tasty breakfast—but they also happen to be hair treatment ingredients, and affordable, all-natural ones at that. Did you know, for instance, that the oils in avocados more closely resemble our own skin's oils than any product in the beauty aisle does?