It is no surprise that women and men are more and more interested in taking good care of their skin; well, not just the skin. The way they look, dress, and present themselves to the entire world has become more important. With this, comes the need to purchase various hair and skin products that can help correct any flaws there may be. But purchasing commercial beauty products don't necessarily have to do the trick every time. When you think about it, they are expensive and some may also contain harsh chemicals that can give adverse effects. In order to keep your hair and skin away from toxins and harsh chemicals found in commercial products, you can opt for a safe and less expensive choice - at home beauty remedies.
You don't really require a drawer full of products. Just a few ingredients found in your kitchen and you're all set. One of the ingredients that is favorable and used quite often in hair and skin products is egg yolk. Keeping that in mind, we have put the following article together on egg yolk mask for face and hair. So read the entire article properly and find a non-risky way to keep your skin and hair shiny and luscious.
Masks for your Face
Making a face mask with egg yolk is not just about saving money and finding a home remedy to take care of your skin. The egg yolk face mask benefits in various ways like keeping the skin oil free, tightening the enlarged pores, reducing fine lines and wrinkles, and firming the skin. With all these amazing benefits, isn't it worth trying at least once? This is why, we have put the following recipes for you to try at home.
■ This mask helps in tightening your skin and providing it with a soothing effect. In a bowl, mix 1 egg yolk and ¼ avocado (mashed). Heat 1 tablespoon honey (dark) in a microwave bowl and combine properly with the egg-avocado mixture. Use your fingers or a soft brush (the brush works best as it won't make your hands sticky). Leave the mask on for about 15 to 20 minutes, or until it feels tight on your skin. Then, wash your face with cold water and make sure the mask comes off properly. Dry your skin with a towel and apply a moisturizing lotion that suits your skin.
■ This mask helps in keeping the moisture of your skin intact. To make this next mask, mix 2 egg yolks with 1 teaspoon olive oil, and 3-4 drops of vitamin E oil in a bowl. Take a microwave bowl and slightly melt the honey in it. Combine the honey with the other ingredients and stir properly. Apply the mask with a brush over your face and let it sit for about 20 to 25 minutes. Wash your face with lukewarm water and pat your skin dry. In the end, apply a moisturizing lotion that suits your skin.
■ This mask helps in hydrating your skin and remove dry, scaly skin. In a bowl, mix 1 egg yolk, 1 tablespoon yogurt, and ½ teaspoon almond oil. Slightly warm 1 tablespoon honey in a microwave bowl and add with the rest of the ingredients. Mix properly, apply the mask on your face, and leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes. Wash your face with lukewarm water and pat your skin dry. Apply a moisturizing lotion that suits your skin.
Masks for your Hair
If I ask, "Do you want silky, smooth, and manageable hair", you'd probably think I've gone crazy. I mean what girl wouldn't dream of having hair that shines and is glossy every time. You must've seen celebrities with their gorgeous hair and perfect skin. Well, truth be told, they can afford expensive salons and exclusive hairstylists. Well sadly, that can't be the case with the rest of us. However, you don't have to get disheartened because there are certain recipes which you can make right at your home and achieve amazing results.
■ This mask helps in making your hair shine and feel smooth, no matter what texture. In a bowl, mix 1 egg yolk, 2 tablespoons olive oil, and 2 tablespoons conditioner. In a microwave bowl, warm 1 tablespoon honey (dark) and combine with the other ingredients. Before taking a shower, massage this mask into your hair from roots till the ends. Place a shower cap on and leave the mask in for half an hour. Then, rinse your hair properly, shampoo it, and remove the mask from your hair. You can apply conditioner, if you like.
■ To make this next hair mask, mix 1 egg yolk, 2 avocados (mashed), and 2 tablespoons olive oil together. In a microwave bowl, warm ½ cup honey (dark) and mix with the rest of the ingredients. Apply the mask into your hair and massage it properly. Place a shower cap on and leave the mask in for an hour. Then, rinse your hair properly, apply shampoo as many times necessary to clean the hair, and use conditioner.
Apart from the recipes given to you in this article, at Buzzle, you will also find a wonderful homemade egg white mask for your skin. As these masks contain raw egg yolks, make sure you don't ingest it at any point of time. The masks are gentle on your hair and skin, and will provide them with essential nutrition.