Mayonnaise is well-known due to its wonderful effects for hair and scalp. Basically, it is a white, cream or pale yellow sauce that is prepared by combining egg yolk, vinegar and vegetable oil. Mayonnaise works amazingly to restore the moisture of scalp and hair, making them strong and healthy.
Though mayonnaise is easily available at health or food stores but you can make it at home as well. For this, separate the yolk of an egg and whisk it properly. Now add 1 tbsp. of white vinegar and 2 tbsp. of freshly-squeezed lemon juice in the mayonnaise. Whisk all ingredients briskly. Now, slowly pour one cup of olive oil in the prepared combination while whisking it continuously. You can also use a food processor for this purpose. Leave the mixture for at least one hour before using it.
Mayonnaise Hair Care Recipes
• Make a homemade hair conditioner by combining a little shampoo and adequate amount of warm water in about half cup of mayonnaise. Use this conditioner after washing your hair with normal shampoo. Allow it to stay on your hair for 10-15 minutes and then rinse off. This treatment will add a surprising volume to your hair in addition to making them lustrous and gorgeous.
• To moisturize the extra dry hair and scalp, use mayonnaise with the combination of ripe banana. Take an overripe banana and mash it properly using a folk. Now add 2-3 tbsp. of mayonnaise and 1 tbsp. of extra virgin olive oil in mashed banana. Mix all ingredients thoroughly and spread this mixture on your hair and scalp. Cover your head with a shower cap for half to one hour and then wash your hair using a mild shampoo.
• If you are worried due to head lice problem, spread a sufficient amount of mayonnaise on your hair and cover your head by wearing a shower cap. Leave the mayonnaise stay on your hair for about 7-8 hours and then rinse it off. Wash your hair using mild shampoo. To attain maximum results, repeat this remedy once a week for at least three months.