Hair mask with cognac
Fragrant cognac can be perceived not only as a pleasant addition to dinner or a festive table, but also as a component of care masks. If you are interested or intrigued, then continue to read and learn how to make a home mask from simple cognac and get noticeable changes.
Cognac mask is less popular than honey or mustard. But in its use, it is no worse than them. Hair care product based on high-quality alcohol is suitable for oily and dry hair. In addition, this heady drink gives the curls shine and well-groomed. The curls after use become smooth, neat and pleasant to the touch.
Cognac is often added to masks for density. Hair after leaving with such a mask becomes strong and stop falling out. This effect can be achieved due to the fact that after using the cognac mask the process of blood circulation is accelerated. The hair follicles, which were previously not so active, begin to work more efficiently.
Masks with brandy are also often used for shine. But it is for healthy, not fat. A good alcohol-based product slows down the production of sebum. Therefore, hair is not oily so quickly. The skin of the hair becomes drier, which is also very good if you are tired of the oily curls and the problems associated with it.
Also, products based on this alcoholic drink are used for gray hair masks. Natural brandy of high quality will help slow down the aging of hair follicles, and your curls do not have to be stained.
Cognac masks are recommended for girls with dry, brittle or split ends. If your curls do not grow, and reaching a certain length, begin to split and break, then such a product you should definitely try. The same applies to girls who have severely hair loss.
But in some cases, brandy is categorically not recommended. First of all, this applies to girls who have too sensitive or even damaged scalp. Also, some representatives of the weaker sex may have an individual intolerance to this product. If you are allergic to this alcoholic drink, then it is better to refuse to use a mask based on it.
To prepare such an unusual mask at home, you should choose a quality product. Cheap cognac will not have the desired effect on your hair. Also, it should be very carefully mixed with other components. As a result, you should get a homogeneous and not lumpy mixture, which will be convenient for you to distribute along the locks.
Let's look at some popular cognac-based mixtures that users find effective.
This tool is recommended for use by girls with brittle and overdried locks. Especially if the strands are dry along the entire length, and directly at the roots - oily. It is enough to use this practical tool once and you will notice that the curls have become noticeably livelier and more well-groomed.
To create this product you will need one medium-sized chicken egg and a glass of cognac. The egg needs to be foamed well. Pour cognac into a plate with the egg and apply the egg product to the hair roots, gently rubbing it into the skin. On top of this, you need to wind your hair with a transparent film and a towel. On this, all preparations are completed and you can just get some rest. After this time has passed, the head needs to be cleaned of the remnants of the mask, washing ringlets with warm water.
A classic egg mask can be supplemented with another nutritional component - honey. This product has a very good effect on the hair, not only giving them a sweet aroma, but also caring for them.
To prepare this mask, a teaspoon of honey should be mixed with the yolk of one egg and 100 g of cognac. Also, if desired, you can add a couple drops of any cosmetic oil that you have in the resulting mixture.
The resulting product with honey should be rubbed into the roots and distribute the remains of the product along the entire length. The mask should be kept on your hair for half an hour, then rinse with warm water. You can also rinse your hair with shampoo, which you use in everyday life.
For split ends
The problem of split ends can also be solved with a mask with cognac. Here, in addition to the alcohol base, you will also need olive oil and yolk. Olive oil can be replaced with castor oil. It is just as effective and nourishes the structure of the strands well.
The mixture must be mixed to a homogeneous consistency and applied to the hair for half an hour. The mask works well and can be washed off very easily with simple shampoo and warm water.
This tool also makes it possible to protect curls from falling out. For the mask you will need simple components - the yolk of one egg, a tablespoon of brandy and half as much honey. The product is carefully rubbed into the skin with light massaging touches. After that, the hair is wrapped in a film and a towel.
In this case, you can remove the pungent smell of alcohol using your favorite shampoo or plain warm water diluted with a few drops of rosemary oil.
To strengthen the hair and accelerate their growth, you can use a mask consisting of burdock oil and cognac mixed in equal amounts. A few drops of vitamin A capsules can also be added to this oily mixture. The product is applied to the hair roots without affecting the rest of the length. This composition should be kept on your head for an hour, then rinse with warm water with a few drops of citrus juice. Hair can not be cleaned with shampoo, because after using the product they do not become heavier and remain clean and well-groomed.
Using brandy masks, you can also give your hair more volume. Such a mask is prepared from familiar products: a tablespoon of burdock oil, half of castor oil, two yolks and ten milliliters of ridge. In the same mixture you need to add thirty grams of natural honey and quite a bit of yeast.
All this composition needs to be warmed up well and only then distributed over the hair. To better penetrate the components of the scalp and hair structure, the mask must be held on the head for an hour. After that, it can be washed off with baby shampoo. It is neutral and works well without harming the hair structure. In addition, using shampoo, you wash out the very persistent aroma of cognac from the hair.
To accelerate growth
To accelerate hair growth with a mask of cognac is quite possible. To do this, mix cognac with a small amount of red pepper, a few tablespoons of castor oil and drops of lemon essential oil. This oily product needs to be distributed through the hair, and after half an hour rinse with warm water.
This mask works more effectively than similar products with mustard or onions. But here you have to deal with an unpleasant aroma. But it is quite possible to close our eyes, because the result is worth it.
You can also try to make a mask based on cognac more effective, supplementing it with vitamins in capsules. A mixture of olive and castor oils is suitable as the basis for such a product. Supplement the oily base with the beaten yolk of one egg. Vitamins E and A are also added there.
The process of preparing a teaspoon of brandy ends. The mask should be well distributed over the locks, and then wrapped in a warm towel. Wash off the product after half an hour. The remedy with vitamins works efficiently and quickly enough.
Many people like to spoil themselves with delicious coffee with cognac from time to time. Such a treat can also be used for hair care. But since there is coffee in the mask, the product is suitable for brunettes - it will make light curls dull. A mixture of coffee and cognac can be supplemented with honey. All these components must be well heated before application.
With sea salt
Another unusual product that can be combined with cognac is sea salt, which can be bought at almost any pharmacy. Half a glass of this product must be mixed with the same amount of honey and a small dose of brandy. Mix all the products until completely dissolved and apply to the strands. Honey and sea salt in combination with high-quality alcohol will make your curls soft and pleasant to the touch.
You can also pay attention to unusual masks with cognac, complemented by components such as cocoa, lemon or aloe. Improves the condition of the hair and a mixture with spices - with pepper or cinnamon.
Homemade cognac-based masks allow you to restore hair, giving them additional shine and volume. The main thing is not to keep them too long so as not to harm yourself.
How to apply
The use of masks based on this alcoholic product should be discussed separately. After all, only the right use guarantees you a good result.
First of all, it is worth remembering that masks with cognac should not be too hot, but also not cold. Make sure the mask is at body temperature. So the product does not burn the skin and does not harm you.
Another important issue that worries many girls is when it is worth putting a mask on their hair. Before applying the mask, the hair can not be washed. Apply the product on dry curls, pre-treating the skin. After that, the remains of the aromatic product can be smeared over the rest of the hair.
But if your hair is too brittle, thin and split, then it is advisable to treat the ends of the strands before applying the mask with vegetable oil. This will protect them from the active effects of mask components.
So that the components nourish the hair well, after applying the mask, you should wrap your head well - first with plastic wrap, and then with a warm towel. Each mask is held on the hair a different amount of time. Look carefully at the instructions to know exactly when the mixture needs to be washed off the hair.
In order for the product to work well, the mask must be applied to the hair not just once, but in a whole course. After such a course, the effect will become noticeable to both you and others. But after a month or two, it is worth stopping to give your hair a rest.
Homemade mixes usually get conflicting reviews. Someone considers them completely ineffective, while others, on the contrary, praise the ability of simple and affordable products to restore the state of curls.
This video will tell you how to make a mask of cognac for hair growth.
Cognac-based products are no exception. This product has its advantages and disadvantages. The main minus, according to the girls, is the persistent smell of alcohol, which is then difficult to get rid of. But this problem is completely solved - you need to either wash your hair with a good shampoo after applying the mask, or just rinse it off with warm water with a few drops of essential oil in the composition.
It is also worth remembering that you should not expect a noticeable effect from a product prepared on the basis of a cognac drink, rather than a quality product. The tool will not work in this case. Other components must be of high quality.
Otherwise, the product receives very good reviews from all the girls and women. Many even use this tool on a regular basis. Cognac is a product that actively accelerates the blood circulation process and provokes active hair growth. Therefore, the corresponding masks are popular among those who want to finally get the long hair of their dreams.
It is also good that the hair grows thicker and shinier as it grows. Therefore, the curls will not be dull and ugly. Properly selected composition makes it possible to improve hair. So the girls who were previously worried about the problem of hair loss or their fragility remain satisfied with the result.
Today, there are many different variations of masks, the main ingredient in which is good brandy. All of them are quite effective and allow you to make your hair more healthy and thick. Therefore, if you doubted whether such an original mask would harm your hair, then you can be calm - the result will be positive, and all side effects will be almost invisible.