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The secrets of Arab women to have beautiful, healthy, thick and shiny hair.
Arab women care a lot about the beauty of their hair. They pay great attention to the organic components of masks or shampoos. The ancient Arabian hair care recipes are so diverse that it is easy to adapt them to any type of hair. Natural treatments with dried fruits and other organic ingredients can pay homage to healthy, glowing skin and can be suggested as effective treatments for hair loss.
Have healthy and shiny hair is a prerequisite for the beauty of Arab women.
How do Arab girls manage to have such beautiful hair?
The answer is simple. Since ancient times, women in the Middle East have used products provided to us by nature. Traditionally in Arab countries and also in India, women and girls prefer to use dairy products, different essential oils (like lavender and jasmine) and herbal extracts to care for their long hair.
For centuries Arab women have applied dairy products to their hair. Chemical shampoos and soaps have always been avoided. Dairy products like yogurt or milk provide an oily film, which protects the hair from the harmful effects of the sun or the wind.
Also, you can just use yogurt. Apply it to your hair, gently massage the scalp with your fingertips, before rinsing off with lukewarm water. For shiny hair, rinse it with water and lemon juice.
Arabic recipe for homemade shampoo for oily hair
We need several ingredients :
- 1 egg yolk
- 2 tablespoons of water
- 3 drops of camphorated rosemary essential oil
Mix everything, taking care to incorporate the essential oil.
- Apply the resulting mixture to the hair, distribute evenly, massaging lightly.
- Wait a bit and let the components fully penetrate the hair cuticles.
- Rinse off with lukewarm water.
If your hair is very long, you need to double the amount of ingredients.
The ingredients in this homemade shampoo recipe are truly unique: camphor acts on the hair as a growth stimulator, it helps fight against hair loss and get rid of dandruff. The egg yolk nourishes the hair roots and makes them shiny and soft.
Organic oriental “homemade” shampoo for dry hair
- 1 egg yolk
- ½ teaspoon of organic vegetable oil first cold pressing.
The choice of vegetable oils is vast. The most commonly used are :
- sweet almond oil (which nourishes and strengthens the hair fiber)
- argan oil (revitalizing, moisturizing, softening)
- olive oil (which provides shine and radiance)
- coconut oil (softness and resistance)
But these oils are also very interesting :
- avocado oil (which stimulates growth)
- grape seed oil (ideal for dry, brittle, damaged hair)
- sunflower oil (nourishing, vitaminized)
- chaulmoogra oil (hair loss, dandruff)
- jojoba oil (nourishing, moisturizing, calming properties, helps the hair fiber to be replenished),
- babassu oil (anti-oxidant and anti-aging).
This homemade shampoo will restore your hair by penetrating the scales, which it will stick together and cover with a protective film, thus restoring their structure, eliminating damage. After applying the mixture, rinse with slightly lukewarm water (cold water does not remove oily substances).
All these homemade shampoos can be used as hair masks, keeping them on the hair for 20 to 30 minutes.
Arabian hair masks for hair growth
Mustard mask to stimulate hair growth
- 1 tablespoon of mustard powder
- 3 tablespoons of yogurt
- 1 egg yolk
- 1 teaspoon of honey
- 1 teaspoon of sweet almond oil
Apply the resulting composition along the entire length of the hair. Leave on for 30 to 40 minutes, the head wrapped in a towel. Rinse off with lukewarm water.
Mustard contains vitamin A, which is a vital vitamin for hair growth, fatty acids, calcium, iron, zinc and magnesium. All components work wonderfully to make hair longer and healthier.
Mask with sweet almond and milk to make hair shiny
To make their hair grow faster and thicker, in the eastern harems, women used crushed sweet almonds mixed with milk. To prepare this mixture, you will need a quarter of a cup of sweet almonds and hot milk.
Crush the almonds until finely crushed and add milk to them until they have a consistency of sour cream. Apply this mask on the scalp by massaging gently. You can use it twice a week for better result.
Sweet almond has a very pleasant smell and rejuvenates your hair. The Sweet Almond Mask nourishes and repairs colored hair, making it softer and easier to comb.
Ginger mask for long hair. That promotes hair growth
Mix 1 tbsp of finely grated ginger (you can use it as a powder) and 1 tbsp of jojoba or sesame oil. Leave the mask on the hair overnight. Results : your hair will be soft and shiny.
Ginger activates blood circulation to the scalp. which stimulates the hair follicles and helps restore hair growth.
Arabic recipes based on fruits for healthier hair
Organic hair mask with dried figs
Dried figs can strengthen hair. Crush 2-3 dried figs in a bowl and pour a glass of milk. Mix everything well and put in a saucepan on the heat, with a lid.
When the mixture comes to a boil, reduce the heat to a minimum and stir in the low-boiling composition until a smooth paste is obtained. Cool the mixture.
Apply this mixture to the hair and the entire length. Leave the mask in place for 20 to 30 minutes, wrap the head with a towel. Rinse it off with lukewarm water.
The fig mask is ideal for repairing dry, damaged and brittle hair. It hydrates the scalp, makes the hair shiny and voluminous. Figs contain nutrients like magnesium, vitamin A, C, and E, which are necessary for maintaining healthy hair. These nutrients stimulate blood circulation in the scalp and can speed up hair growth.
Natural hair mask with raisins
This hair mask recipe is perfect for hair loss treatment. Take a handful of raisins, put them in an enamel saucepan and pour 0.5 liters of boiling water on top. Cover and cook for 10-15 minutes over low heat, then leave to stand for 2 hours.
Then strain the broth into a separate bowl. Grind the raisins to pulp, add 1 egg yolk, 1 teaspoon of organic honey, 1 teaspoon of olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Mix the ingredients well.
Apply to the hair and leave on for about an hour. Rinse your hair with lukewarm water.
Raisins can promote hair growth because they contain a rich source of iron which promotes blood flow to the scalp. They also help fight hair loss caused by environmental issues.