13 Natural Egg Hair Masks For Wonderful Hair

Natural Egg Hair Masks

If you love your hair, if you want it to bounce and shine, an egg once a week used as a mask for the hair, would help nourish and bring into the strands the much-wanted life. This is why; we are here today to speak about the benefits of using eggs naturally for your hair. The essential vitamins and fatty acids found in eggs along with proteins can help in a long way.

Here goes the mini guide!

Egg Benefits for Healthy Hair

Egg Benefits for Healthy Hair

Your hair is made up of amino acids and proteins, and these are found in abundance in an egg. Along with that, for the hair to remain healthy and nice, you would need fatty acids and vitamins too, which adds nourishment to the hair. This is why, for most of the hair problems, eggs would be the answer we need.

  1. Eggs contain all major proteins, minerals, and vitamins (except vitamin C) that help in the growth of healthy hair.
  2. Fatty acids in an egg belong to the yolk, which is best for the scalp skin. It helps fight off scalp issues, such as psoriasis, flaky scalp, and dandruff. In addition to that, the hair turns out to be glossy, smooth and shiny and doesn’t allow hair loss and breakage from happening.
  3. There is lecithin in the egg. What is lecithin? Lecithin is a protein found in the yolk of an egg. It is this agent that helps tame the frizz and baby hairs and smoothens out the hair too. Lecithin is solely responsible for stopping brittle hair from happening, and also doesn’t allow hair to break and fall too.
  4. Vitamin A prevents drying of the scalp and promotes hair growth.
  5. Vitamin E protect the hair against harmful UV rays and pollution.
  6. Eggs also provide vitamins B1, B2, B12, biotin, choline, pantothenic acid, and niacin which are essential for healthy hair.
  7. Biotin in eggs: Roots of the hair and the follicles need help when it comes to renewals. This is why the presence of biotin or B7 vitamins in the hair is needed. It makes the roots and the follicles of the hair healthier.
  8. Plenty of B vitamins in an egg. We all know the importance of B vitamins for our body; the same would be for our hair too. For essential hair growth, we need B3 and other B vitamins, which help with cell metabolism and hair growth induction.
  9. Niacin in an egg helps with combating thinning hair, choline in eggs help prevent the loss of hair and the essential Vitamin B5 helps fight against premature greying too.
  10. With sulphur found in eggs, there is stimulation for the scalp and hence hair growth is boosted.
  11. Protein is found in the egg whites, and this is what makes the hair follicles gain more strength.
  12. Eggs have folate in it and minerals too that helps stop hair loss and makes hair growth happen.

However, take a look at the various egg hair masks and packs we talk about, and learn for which hair type which can be used. Please read on and be well-informed.

Egg Hair Mask

Natural Egg Hair Masks for Hair Blues

Egg, Honey And Coconut Oil Mask

With honey, the humectants property of honey helps hydrate the hair and locks the moisture needed for the hair. Honey also makes the hair strong and healthy.
For deep conditioning and hair growth stimulation, coconut oil is best to use. Better scalp health is achieved with the oil, and the oil adds more bounce, shine, and luster along with softness to the hair as well. The oil also aids in fighting hair breakage and split ends to a large extent and promotes hair growth too.

What all you need:

  • An egg
  • A tablespoon of honey
  • A tablespoon of coconut oil

Directions:

  1. In a blender, mix all the three very well until you have a liquidish gooey frothy mix.
  2. Keep aside for ten minutes for it to set.
  3. Section your hair into many vertical sections and then apply with your fingers the mixture.
  4. The mask should be applied on the scalp, the root, and the mid-lengths, all the way to the tip of the hair.
  5. Wait for half an hour and then wash off with cold water with a mild herbal shampoo.
  6. Turban- wrap the hair to lock in the moisture. Remove the turban after ten minutes to allow your hair to naturally dry.

How it works:

The proteins make the hair stronger, the oil makes the hair nourished and coats as a sealant, further protecting the hair, and the honey content in the same, helps with hydration and moisturizing the hair.

Tip:

To be used twice a week for all hair types.

Egg Honey and Coconut Oil Mask

Egg and Olive Oil Mask (For Normal Hair/Dry Hair/Oily Hair)

The best quality of olive oil should be used here; it should be pure and virgin to say so. Olive oil is a natural hydrant, and if you have dry, frizzy, chemically treated hair, olive oil can help with wonders to make the hair smooth and shiny. Even for scalp treatments, to exfoliate the layers of the scalp skin and to provide moisture to the scalp, olive oil is best to use.

What all you need:

  • An egg
  • A tablespoon of olive oil

Directions:

  1. In a blender, mix the two ingredients till you have a liquidish gooey frothy mix. Keep aside for ten minutes for it to set.
  2. Section your hair into many vertical sections and then apply with your fingers the mixture.
  3. The mask should be applied on the scalp, the root, and the mid lengths, all the way to the tip of the hair.
  4. Wait for half an hour and then wash off with cold water with a mild herbal shampoo.
  5. Turban wrap the hair to lock in the moisture. Remove the turban after ten minutes to allow your hair to naturally dry.

How it works:

The essential fatty acids of olive oil hydrate the hair and nourish the hair follicles while the wait time is on.

The egg has folate and minerals and protein in it to nourish the hair and to add more bounce to dull limp and dry hair.

Tip:

To be used twice a week with a gap of three days in between. Wash only with cold water or else the smell of the egg stays on and the egg would cook on the hair if the water is hot or warm.

Egg and Olive Oil Mask

Egg and Castor Oil Mask (For Hair Growth)

Castor oil has plenty of omega 6 and ricinoleic acid in it, and the two together helps with blood circulation and hair growth. Castor oil aids in scalp nourishment too and helps strengthen the hair roots as well. This is because of the essential nutrients it has.

What all you need:

  • A tablespoon of castor oil
  • An egg

Directions:

  1. In a blender, mix the two ingredients till you have a liquidish gooey frothy mix. Keep aside for ten minutes for it to set.
  2. Section your hair into many vertical sections and then apply with your fingers the mixture.
  3. The mask should be applied on the scalp, the root, and the mid lengths, all the way to the tip of the hair.
  4. Wait for half an hour and then wash off with cold water with a mild herbal shampoo.
  5. Turban wrap the hair to lock in the moisture. Remove the turban after ten minutes to allow your hair to naturally dry.

How it works:

The acid and essential fats in the oil and the egg provide protein and essential fatty acids to the hair and the scalp while the waiting period is on. In turn, this nourishes the scalp and keeps it moist, strengthens the hair roots and also provides shine, sheen, and strength to the hair too.

Tip:

To be used only for hair that is weak, limp, dry and chemically treated. If you have an oily scalp, it would be best NOT TO USE this recipe.

Use this recipe once a week only, and ensure to mix the castor oil well with the egg, because it is very thick in consistency.

Egg and Castor Oil Mask

Egg, Banana and Milk Mask (For Damaged Hair)

Chemically treated hair and the harsh chemicals from hair products can destroy the sheen and health of your hair. This is why we would look at milk and bananas and an egg for help. Bananas have minerals in it which can help nourish the hair follicles and the milk content brings to the hair plenty of strength and revitalization, thickness and nourishment too.

What all you need:

  • A cup of whole milk
  • An egg
  • A large banana pulped into paste

Directions:

  1. In a blender, mix the ingredients till you have a liquidish gooey frothy mix. Keep aside for ten minutes for it to set.
  2. Section your hair into many vertical sections and then apply with your fingers the mixture.
  3. The mask should be applied on the scalp, the root, and the mid lengths, all the way to the tip of the hair.
  4. Wait for half an hour and then wash off with cold water with a mild herbal shampoo.
  5. Turban wrap the hair to lock in the moisture. Remove the turban after ten minutes to allow your hair to naturally dry.

How it works:

While the waiting period is on, the proteins from milk and the egg enter the hair follicles and feed the hair roots. The banana content provides added nourishment to the hair follicles too. The essential fatty acids found in milk, moisturize and hydrate the scalp as well.

Tip:

Do not use this recipe for OILY SCALP. Can be used twice a week for all hair types.

Egg, Banana and Milk Mask

Egg and Yogurt Mask (For Longer Hair/For Damaged Hair)

With sulphur found in eggs, there is stimulation for the scalp and hence hair growth is motivated or boosted.
Yogurt is live culture, and the lactic acid in it is an antioxidant that works as a sealant to protect the hair, the scalp and the strands overall. In addition to that, the proteins and essential fatty acids in yogurt moisturize and feed the hair and the scalp as well.

What all you need:

  • A cup of yogurt
  • An egg

Directions:

  1. In a blender, mix the ingredients till you have a liquidish gooey frothy mix. Keep aside for ten minutes for it to set.
  2. Section your hair into many vertical sections and then apply with your fingers the mixture.
  3. The mask should be applied on the scalp, the root, and the mid-lengths, all the way to the tip of the hair.
  4. Wait for half an hour and then wash off with cold water with a mild herbal shampoo.
  5. Turban wrap the hair to lock in the moisture.
  6. Remove the turban after ten minutes to allow your hair to naturally dry.

How it works:

While you wait for the hair mask to dry, the proteins and essential fatty acids both from the yogurt and the hair begin to seep into the scalp and the hair follicles. This feeds the hair and also moisturizes the scalp, and brings added shine and sheen to the hair. Perfect for a hair spa, to use at home.

Tip:

Twice a week to use for dry, damaged and very limp hair.

Egg and Yogurt Mask

Egg, Milk, Lemon and Olive Oil Mask (For Soft and Shiny Hair)

The milk content brings to the hair plenty of strength and revitalization, thickness and nourishment.

Lemon brings in the vitamin C for the hair to be nourished with.

Olive oil is a natural hydrant and a moisturizer for the hair and the scalp to take benefits from.

What all you need:

  • One large tablespoon of lemon juice
  • One large tablespoon of olive oil
  • One egg
  • A cup of milk

Directions:

  1. In a blender, mix the ingredients till you have a liquidish gooey frothy mix. Keep aside for ten minutes for it to set.
  2. Section your hair into many vertical sections and then apply with your fingers the mixture.
  3. The mask should be applied on the scalp, the root, and the mid lengths, all the way to the tip of the hair.
  4. Wait for half an hour and then wash off with cold water with a mild herbal shampoo.
  5. Turban wrap the hair to lock in the moisture.
  6. Remove the turban after ten minutes to allow your hair to naturally dry.

How it works:

While the waiting period is on for the hair to dry, this is when the vitamin C from limes and the protein from the milk enter the hair roots and provide nourishment. It also helps soften the scalp and eradicate issues such as dandruff. The oil adds its own essential fatty acids onto the hair and into the hair follicles and makes the hair shinier and bouncier. While the egg brings in the amino acids and the protein much needed for the strength and upkeep of the hair.

Tip:

Not to be used on oily hair or the scalp that is oily. This is a recipe to be used thrice a week for very dry and damaged hair or chemically treated hair.

Egg Milk Lemon and Olive Oil Mask

Egg, Gram Flour and Yogurt Mask(For Oil Hair)

The milk content brings to the hair plenty of strength and revitalization, thickness and nourishment.

The gram flour helps suck out the dirt and residue from the hair and the scalp. Protein is found in the egg whites, and this is what makes the hair follicles gain more strength.

Yogurt is live culture, and the lactic acid in it is an antioxidant that works as a sealant to protect the hair, the scalp and the strands overall. In addition to that, the proteins and essential fatty acids in yogurt moisturize and feed the hair and the scalp as well.

What all you need:

  • Half a cup of gram flour
  • Half a cup of yogurt
  • An egg

Directions:

  1. In a blender, mix the ingredients till you have a liquidish gooey frothy mix. Keep aside for ten minutes for it to set.
  2. Section your hair into many vertical sections and then apply with your fingers the mixture.
  3. The mask should be applied on the scalp, the root, and the mid lengths, all the way to the tip of the hair.
  4. Wait for half an hour and then wash off with cold water with a mild herbal shampoo.
  5. Turban wrap the hair to lock in the moisture.
  6. Remove the turban after ten minutes to allow your hair to naturally dry.

Tip:

Not to be used on very dry and frizzy hair, but only when the hair is too oily or the scalp is oily. Twice a week to use this recipe is more than enough.

Egg Gram Flour and Yogurt Mask

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Egg and Vinegar Mask (For Dandruff)

We shall use apple cider vinegar here, which is safest for the hair growth and the shine to achieve since it is high in acetic acid and the pH levels are the same as that of the human hair on our head too.

What all you need:

  • Half a cup of ACV
  • An egg

Directions:

  1. In a blender, mix the ingredients till you have a liquidish gooey frothy mix. Keep aside for ten minutes for it to set.
  2. Section your hair into many vertical sections and then apply with your fingers the mixture.
  3. The mask should be applied on the scalp, the root, and the mid lengths, all the way to the tip of the hair.
  4. Wait for half an hour and then wash off with cold water with a mild herbal shampoo.
  5. Turban wrap the hair to lock in the moisture.
  6. Remove the turban after ten minutes to allow your hair to naturally dry.

How it works:

ACV is known to balance the acid-alkaline levels on the hair and the scalp and brings a shine and sheen to the hair too.

Tip:

Perfect for all hair types, and to be used twice a week

Egg and Vinegar Mask

Source: wikihow.com

Egg, Honey and Onion Juice Mask (For Hair Loss)

The best way to improve blood circulation on the scalp and give the hair follicles nourishment would be by applying onion paste or juice on the scalp and hair. Dandruff and other scalp infections or problems would be erased with honey and onion juice, and the antioxidants found in onions can prevent hair fall and premature greying too.

Honey locks in the moisture and keeps the hair hydrated and the scalp moistened too.

What all you need:

  • One large onion pasted and pulped
  • A tablespoon of honey
  • An egg

Directions:

  1. In a blender, mix the ingredients till you have a liquidish gooey frothy mix. Keep aside for ten minutes for it to set.
  2. Section your hair into many vertical sections and then apply with your fingers the mixture.
  3. The mask should be applied on the scalp, the root, and the mid lengths, all the way to the tip of the hair.
  4. Wait for half an hour and then wash off with cold water with a mild herbal shampoo.
  5. Turban wrap the hair to lock in the moisture.
  6. Remove the turban after ten minutes to allow your hair to naturally dry.

How it works:

While the waiting period is on, the honey penetrates into the scalp along with the onion juice and feeds the hair follicles. There the hair gets all the nourishment it needs and the antioxidants in the onion juice help protect the hair from breakage and falling. Honey would hydrate and moisten the scalp and the hair too.

Tip:

Not to be used on very dry scalp and itchy scalp. The recipe can be used thrice a week for best results.

Egg Honey and Onion Juice Mask

Source: makeupandbeauty.com

Egg and Almond Oil Mask (For Damaged Hair)

Damaged hair from chemical treatments, using too much hair products, the pollution, dirt and grime and even through hot irons and tongs can be a messy affair and a dry one to deal with. Almond oil and egg can help salvage the tresses, which is why we recommend this egg hair mask for the same.

What all you need:

  • One egg
  • A tablespoon of almond oil

Directions:

  1. In a blender, mix the ingredients till you have a liquidish gooey frothy mix. Keep aside for ten minutes for it to set.
  2. Section your hair into many vertical sections and then apply with your fingers the mixture.
  3. The mask should be applied on the scalp, the root, and the mid lengths, all the way to the tip of the hair.
  4. Wait for half an hour and then wash off with cold water with a mild herbal shampoo.
  5. Turban wrap the hair to lock in the moisture.
  6. Remove the turban after ten minutes to allow your hair to naturally dry.

How it works:

While the waiting period is on, almond oil penetrates deep into the scalp and reaches the hair follicles to nourish the hair roots and the bulb. This makes the hair strong, and even smoothens out the cuticles and the cortex of the hair, allowing them to swell and come back to life.

Tip:

Can be used thrice a week before a shower to bring back life to chemically treated hair or hair that is treated with many hair products and hot irons.

Egg and Almond Oil Mask

Egg and Sea Salt Mask (For Scalp Clearing)

Residual remnants on the scalp can be terrifying for the hair. It blocks the moisture from entering the hair follicles and doesn’t retain. This leads to the drying of the scalp and the hair, and lack of nourishment going in. This is why, we are here to show you a recipe on how to clear the scalp of the build-up, dirt, grime and the pollutant residuals.

What all you need:

  • A teaspoon of sea salt
  • An egg

Directions:

  1. In a blender, mix the ingredients till you have a coarse gooey mix. Keep aside for ten minutes for it to set.
  2. Section your hair into many vertical sections and then apply with your fingers the mixture.
  3. The mask should be applied on the scalp, and then, all the way to the tip of the hair.
  4. Wait for half an hour and then wash off with cold water with a mild herbal shampoo.
  5. Turban wrap the hair to lock in the moisture.
  6. Remove the turban after ten minutes to allow your hair to naturally dry.

How it works:

Sea salt is an excellent exfoliating agent that helps with blood circulation and in the process, removing all the dirt, grime and build-up stuck to the scalp.

Tip:

Not to use on hair that has been recently chemically treated or colored. Use it once every fifteen days.

Egg and Sea Salt Mask

Egg and Coffee Mask (For Blonde Hair)

For women with blonde hair, you need extra care since the harmful UV rays of the sun can attack such hair more due to lack of pigment in the hair. Coffee can help, when mixed with egg to bring about shiny bouncy and thick hair. Here’s how!

What all you need:

  • A tablespoon of coffee
  • An egg

Directions:

  1. In a blender, mix the ingredients till you have a coarse gooey mix. Keep aside for ten minutes for it to set.
  2. Section your hair into many vertical sections and then apply with your fingers the mixture.
  3. The mask should be applied on the scalp, and then, all the way to the tip of the hair.
  4. Wait for half an hour and then wash off with cold water with a mild herbal shampoo.
  5. Turban wrap the hair to lock in the moisture.
  6. Remove the turban after ten minutes to allow your hair to naturally dry.

How it works:

Coffee with its antioxidants coat the hair strands and provides protection to the hair, especially from the harmful UV rays of the sun.

Tip:

Just once a week would be more than enough, and you get a nice mahogany brown shade to wear on your hair too.

[Also Read: Egg White Peel Off Face Mask]

Egg and Coffee Mask

Egg and Milk Mask (For Split Ends)

It is because of split ends that the length of the hair gets compromised time and again; you end up chopping your tresses and there goes the dream of having long hair. What your hair needs would be plenty of nourishment, and protein especially.

What all you need:

  • A cup of whole milk
  • An egg

Directions:

  1. In a blender, mix the ingredients till you have a coarse gooey mix. Keep aside for ten minutes for it to set.
  2. Section your hair into many vertical sections and then apply with your fingers the mixture.
  3. The mask should be applied on the scalp, and then, all the way to the tip of the hair.
  4. Wait for half an hour and then wash off with cold water with a mild herbal shampoo.
  5. Turban wrap the hair to lock in the moisture.
  6. Remove the turban after ten minutes to allow your hair to naturally dry.

How it works:

A protein treatment is the answer here. While the waiting period is on with the mask on your head, the follicles are nourished and the split ends are softened to eradicate over time. Milk and egg have collagen and elastin boosting properties, and over time it will help provide essential fatty acids and amino acids to grow the hair from the root, longer and stronger.

Tip:

Not to be used on coloured hair or dry scalp. Use it once every ten days!

Egg and Milk Mask

Using an egg for hair care means to bring in all the minerals, essential vitamins and even the proteins to the hair. This is because; proteins in eggs help the hair to grow faster and also condition the hair.

Here are some important tips to keep in mind before using egg on the hair!

Tips

  1. When using any of the hair masks, don’t forget that egg is being used, and only use cold water to wash the hair with to make sure the egg doesn’t curdle and cook up in the hair.
  2. A mild herbal shampoo to use is a must when washing the egg hair mask
  3. Don’t forget to stick to the time frames given for each egg hair mask recipe.

We hope this mini guide comes in handy and that your hair gets all the nourishment it needs?

Disclaimer: This is an informational post only, and if you have severe hair fall or hair breakage or scalp issues, we would suggest speaking to a trichologist for help. Their words would take precedence over what is written here and elsewhere online. The recipes mentioned here are not a substitute or an alternative to expert advice!

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4 Comments

  1. Sameera

    July 3, 2017 at 3:04 pm

    My daughter is having head lice. Is it possible to remove it with eggs?

    • Namrata Gupta

      July 14, 2017 at 12:54 pm

      The egg yolk works as a remedy for head lice. The recipe is to mix egg yolk, vinegar and lemon juice thoroughly. Apply this mixture on your scalp[ for about 20 minutes and wash it off.

  2. Jessica

    July 20, 2017 at 2:56 pm

    Which part of egg is better to use for hair pack? White or Yolk?

    • Mansi Kohli

      July 21, 2017 at 3:26 pm

      The egg yolk is the preferred choice for a hair pack. As this is filled with fats, vitamins, minerals etc.

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