Egg Hair mask - 10 Homemade Mask Recipes

Egg Hair mask


Have you ever tried to do at home, an egg hair mask ? The whole raw egg and raw egg yolk are natural ingredients often used in hair care products. Making an egg protein mask to beautify hair also gives the same results as those in a beauty salon. It is 100% natural, safe for your hair and economical !


Contrary to popular belief, a mask with egg is not only suitable for smooth and dry hair. It can be beneficial for all hair types, whether dry, oily, smooth, curly, frizzy or curly. It is rather the other ingredients associated with egg which determine the specific properties of the hair mask.


Before revealing 10 good recipes for egg masks, I invite you to discover the properties and virtues of the egg in hair care.

Properties of egg in homemade hair masks


The raw egg contributes to the health of the hair due to its high sulfur content and by the presence of a wide range of vitamins and minerals.


The egg yolk is rich in lecithin. It contains minerals such as phosphorous, zinc, selenium and vitamins A, D , B12 , B8 (Biotin), B9 (folic acid) in which the components are ideal for treating damaged hair.


Egg white, in turn, is mainly composed of protein. The egg gives shine to your dull hair. It nourishes, strengthens, and makes them more flexible and shiny.


The egg is especially used in cosmetology to treat dry hair. Note, however, that it may be combined in a recipe with other ingredients which have been designed to take care of oily hair-they are not necessarily incompatible !


Egg Hair Mask – 10 Recipes 


1. Mask with eggs

  • 2 whole eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water

Mix the eggs with a little water and then vigorously whisk the two ingredients. Apply this non-greasy mask to clean, wet hair, and then gently massage the hair and scalp. Leave the natural beauty mask on for 10-15 minutes and then rinse well with cold water.


2. Hair mask with egg and olive oil

  • 2 whole eggs
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil

This is a classic among beauty recipes for hair care ! Mix two whole eggs with four tablespoons of olive oil. Apply this mixture on the hair, ensuring that the hair absorbs most of this hair mask. Wrap hair with a plastic wrap or cover it with a shower cap. Leave the natural mask on for ten minutes and then wash your hair with a mild neutral shampoo.


Olive oil has the property to nourish and beautify hair.


3. Mask with egg yolk and whole milk

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 200 ml of whole milk
  • 2 teaspoons of rosewater (optional)

Beat the egg yolks until frothy and mix it with whole milk and rose water, if desired (this is optional but useful to change the unpleasant smell of egg and milk). Liberally apply this nourishing hair mask throughout the hair, not neglecting the ends. Leave the homemade mask on for ten minutes then rinse thoroughly.


4. Mask with egg yolk and honey

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon of yogurt
  • ½ teaspoon of almond oil

Mix the four natural ingredients to a smooth paste in a bowl and apply this home mask to the hair, taking the time to massage them. Leave this homemade hair product on for 10 to 15 minutes and then rinse your hair thoroughly with warm water.


Honey has moisturizing and healing properties.


5. Mask with egg yolk, avocado and clay

  • 1 egg yolk
  • ¼ avocado pulp, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon of powdered (dry) green clay
  • Witch hazel floral water in sufficient quantity to obtain a smooth and homogeneous paste

In a bowl, mix the avocado pulp with yellow to obtain a homogeneous mass. In another bowl, mix the green clay powder with a little witch hazel floral water and finally mix all natural ingredients together. If you want a more fluid mass, add lastly a hint more of witch hazel floral water.


Green clay powder will help absorb excess sebum from the scalp while the avocado will help replenish the ideal level of moisture that your hair may have lost due to a great heat (heat from styling), cold or because of certain cosmetic products containing chemicals.


The witch hazel hydrosol (also called floral water of hamamelis virginiana) is astringent and tones the oily scalp. It also has disinfectant and deodorizing properties.

6. Mask with egg yolk and jojoba oil

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 200 ml of yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon of jojoba oil soup
  • 1 teaspoon granulated beeswax

Melt beeswax very carefully in microwave and mix all these 100% natural ingredients to obtain a smooth paste.


Apply this mask to jojoba oil and yogurt in the hair and leave it on twenty minutes. Rinse using a mild shampoo and use a conditioner if you wish.


Jojoba oil combats hair loss resulting from excess sebum in the follicle of the scalp. Jojoba oil contains linoleic acid which helps to accelerate cell regeneration, and keratin proteins that help nourish the scalp and strengthen the hair.


Yogurt moisturizes and nourishes the hair. Due to its acidity, yogurt naturally has an anti-dandruff effect, thus deep-cleansing the pores of the scalp.


Beeswax is involved in restoring the volume and shine of hair irritated by pollution.


7. Mask with egg yolk and banana

  • 1 egg
  • ½ avocado
  • 1 medium banana
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil

Mash the banana and crush it the with egg, avocado pulp and other 3 ingredients. Apply this natural hair mask to the hair from the root to the tip. Allow the homemade hair mask to act for about thirty minutes and wash your hair with a moisturizing shampoo. If you have relatively long hair, double the amounts of the ingredients of this recipe.


In previous recipes, we have already mentioned the capillary properties of honey, avocado and olive oil.


Banana has moisturizing and softening properties. The presence of the fruit in the recipe also accelerates regeneration and hair growth.


Buttermilk is a whipped milk that traditionally comes from fresh milk or milk fermented after making butter by churning milk. It moisturizes the hair perfectly.


8. Mask with egg yolk and cognac : Special Mask for hair loss

  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons liquid honey
  • 2 tablespoons cognac

Here is a recipe from Michel . F :


I ‘ll let you read his testimony :

« My main problem : increased hair loss. I admit that losing more hair than usual may be the result of many problems, such as stress, lack of sleep and hormonal changes. Anyway, I was looking for anything that can accelerate hair growth, as well as natural products to prevent the loss of the remaining hair. And here is my latest discovery : the mask cognac ! Wait, I ‘m not crazy … I’ve found this recipe in an old book at my parents’ house and it works ! This mask works by stimulating blood flow to the hair roots. Cognac contains alcohol which dries the hair but is certainly suited for oily hair. Anyway, olive oil is present in the recipe to compensate for the drying effect of cognac.


Take my advice: Mix all ingredients in a glass bowl. Apply to washed and wet hair, massage and cover your head with a shower cap. You’ll look ridiculous, but it does not matter ! Leave the mask on your hair as long as you can, but not less than 30 minutes and not more than 2 hours. Above all, do not leave it on all night ! Rinse with warm water and let the hair dry in the open air. I do this mask once a week and I noticed a marked improvement in my problem of hair loss. See for yourself if it suits you too! »


9. Mask with mayonnaise


The mayonnaise is an oil in water emulsion of egg yolk, vegetable oil and vinegar. This very popular condiment for accompanying certain dishes can be successfully used as a hair cosmetic. This is not a novelty;mayonnaise can be used as a hair mask because it actually nourishes hair and helps to get rid of split ends.


Some women say that the mask with mayonnaise is perfect for repairing damage caused by a failed perm. Put a spoonful of mayonnaise in the palm of your hand and massage it well throughout your hair. Cover the top with plastic wrap or aluminum foil. Leave on for five minutes, then take a shower to remove the mask.


10. Mask from egg yolk, shea butter and essential oil of rosemary

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoon of shea butter
  • 3 drops of rosemary essential oil

Beat egg yolk with two tablespoons of shea butter and add three drops of lemon essential oil . Spread the mask all over your hair and leave on for five to 10 minutes before washing the hair with a mild shampoo.


Shea butter is an excellent regenerator of dry and damaged hair. It helps to restore shine, softness, strength and volume to your hair. It is also a natural product that moisturizes and nourishes the hair thoroughly .


The essential oil of rosemary helps fight against hair loss and dandruff. This oil is also used to treat dry hair.


Tips and tricks to mask the unpleasant smell of the egg


Some people, men and women who are fans of egg or mayonnaise hair masks, find it useful to add to their favorite recipe a few drops of their favourite organic essential oil to mask the smell of the egg.


Other fans of this type of hair masks recommend using vinegar. After thoroughly washing your hair pretreated with natural egg mask, rinse with a little cider vinegar.


Author : Alexis ROGER


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