How to take walnut oil to improve hair condition
Most often, walnuts are eaten raw or toasted. However, the application is not limited to this. Oil is made from the fruits of a walnut tree, which is used in various fields. The most useful is walnut oil for hair, which is confirmed by the following information.
The chemical composition of walnut oil
Walnut oil is saturated with vitamins, macro- and microelements, fats and other nutrients. The chemical composition of the following elements.
|Vitamins||A, B1, B2, B6, B9, C, E K, P, PP|
|Fatty acid||Stearic, palminitic|
|Fats||Omega-3, omega-6, omega-9|
|Trace elements||Iodine, zinc, selenium, iron, copper, cobalt|
|Macronutrients||Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus|
|Other substances||Coenzyme Q 10, phospholipids, carotenoids, sphingolipids, beta-sitosterols, entymeriasis, phytosterols|
Useful properties and contraindications
- Among the useful properties of the tool:
- strengthening immunity;
- retardation of aging;
- improvement of the liver, kidneys, thyroid gland, gastrointestinal tract, cardiovascular system;
- decrease in blood sugar;
- cancer prevention;
- hair condition improvement;
- stress reduction;
- saturation of the body with fats, vitamins, nutrients;
- excretion of radionuclides.
The drug is used externally and orally, depending on the purpose.
- However, there are also contraindications for use. The tool can not be used in the following cases:
- with an individual allergic reaction;
- during exacerbation of chronic diseases;
- in case of poisoning.
Data on the body's response during pregnancy and lactation vary. Some sources claim that you can use the drug, while others - that it’s not worth it. For confidence, consult with a specialist.
The use of oil in cosmetology
Walnut oil in the beauty field is used mainly for hair treatment. It is used as the basis for masks and scrubs.
- Due to its rich composition, oil nut masks:
- activate growth;
- moisturize hair;
- give shine;
- strengthens hair follicles;
- stop falling out.
For hair growth
Walnut oil activates hair growth thanks to trace elements in the composition. However, monomasks are not as effective as complex drugs. Beauticians call a product for hair growth a mask with the addition of yeast, eggs, mustard and kefir. Together, the components awaken and stimulate the hair follicles.
Important! Before using any product, check if you are allergic. To do this, apply the product on the bend of the elbow, and if the skin turns red, the drug is contraindicated.
Rub the product into the hair roots for half an hour. Rinse off the mask with running water. Repeat the procedure preferably not more than 1 time per week.
The substance is used in three ways:
- in pure form;
- like a scrub;
- as a part of masks.
All use methods collect positive reviews. However, the intricacies of using a cleaner, scrub and masks vary. In its pure form, the product can be used before or after washing your hair.
|Type of use||Mode of application|
|Before washing hair||Apply to the roots, rub into the scalp and leave for 20-30 minutes. Then rinse with shampoo.|
|After washing hair||Pour a few drops of the product on your hand, rub it with your palms and apply on the ends, evenly distributing through the hair.|
Scrub is prepared from an oily base and salt. To obtain a scrubbing substance, mix:
- peanut butter - 10 ml;
- essential coconut oil - 2-3 drops;
- salt - 10 g.
There are many masks with an oily basis of walnut. Means are used to strengthen, moisturize, shine, against loss and brittleness. Each problem is solved differently. Masks for individual cases are also prepared in different ways.
Important! Use masks no more than 1 time per week - frequent use violates the natural system of nutrition and hair renewal. For the best effect, it is worth alternating means.
- Fortification. Mix the chicken egg, 10 g of honey and 30 ml of the main ingredient until smooth. Put the preparation on the roots. Cover the hair with a film and a towel on top. Leave for 30 minutes. Wash your hair in a standard way.
- Moisturizing.Mix the juice of 3 cucumbers with 50 ml of milk and 45 ml of peanut butter, mix thoroughly. Heat the mask in a water bath. Apply to the hair along the entire length. After 1.5 hours, rinse with shampoo.
- Shine.Combine burdock, nut and castor oil with 40 ml each. Add as much honey. Enter 60 ml of yogurt. Stir until smooth. Preheat the product in a steam bath. Apply the product for the entire length of the hair. Cover with a film, towel on top. Rinse after half an hour.
- Against falling out.15 pcs. finely chopped burdock root, pour 250 g of walnut oil. Insist 24 hours. Preheat the mask without boiling. Warm the product on the roots for 2 hours. Rinse with shampoo.
- Against fragility.Mix 40 ml of walnut, 30 castor and 40 g of butter until smooth. Heat the mask to + 40 ° C. Rub the preparation into the roots. Soak the hair in a film and leave for 30-40 minutes. Rinse with shampoo.
With peanut butter, your hair will be strong, shiny and moisturized. Funds based on it are advised by cosmetologists around the world. When using it is important to consider the proportions, time and frequency of use. Having studied all the nuances, you will not encounter possible negative consequences.