Papaya is a tropical fruit that resembles a melon, which is now gaining the popularity through the whole world.
Its taste will appeal to every foodie and useful properties of which are widely used in cosmetics. The fragrant flesh is of bright orange color and has a unique therapeutic action that was known to the Indian may.
Benefits that should be known about papaya for hair growth
The content of a large number of trace elements and antioxidants makes an exotic fruit the base ingredient for a variety of masks, balms and sprays. Due to the help of papaya it is possible at home to provide comprehensive care for your hair.
The useful elements of the fruit:
- Organic acid;
- Beauty vitamins — B1, B2, B5, D, C;
- Minerals — potassium, calcium, phosphorus, sodium, iron.
Useful and therapeutic properties:
- Stimulates the growth of new cells;
- Eliminates dandruff, seborrhea, allergic reaction;
- Revives damaged, porous areas;
- Improves the condition of scalp;
- Adds Shine and silkiness;
- Aligns over the entire length;
- Helps to strengthen the follicles;
- Has a bactericidal action.
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The use of papaya for hair:
- As a conditioner;
- Anti-inflammatory drugs;
- Gentle exfoliation;
- Nourishing masks and balms.
Contraindications to use are for people who are prone to allergic reactions. Harm can be done due to milky juice in the fruit of Mexican melon.
The oil from fruit papaya is used for hair growth
The oil is made from the seeds by cold press, it is a unique cosmetic tool. The combination of palmitic, oleic, stearic acids - which exist in fats, makes papaya oil universal. You can use it as a base for making masks and conditioners or add to the finished cosmetic products (not more than 4-5% of the total). When performing a scalp massage with your hands it improves circulation and stimulates the growth of tresses. The oil of papaya is suitable for all hair types – reduces excessive dryness of the scalp, regulates sebaceous glands.
Hair mask – fruit papaya and egg yolk
You will need:
- ½ Ripe papaya;
- 2 egg yolks;
- 0.4 teaspoon grape seed oil;
- 25-30 ml of yogurt.
You should clean the fruit from the seeds and mix it in a blender until smooth. Separate yolks from whites and stir with a whisk in small portions by adding yogurt. Then combine all ingredients and apply to dry curls throughout. Put on a plastic cap, wrap a warm towel and warm with air dryer. After 45 minutes, rinse with warm water without using shampoo and conditioner. If your hair is very thick and long, all the ingredients should be required in 2 times more. Yolks are good for cleaning and nourishing your hair from roots to tips, and papaya will make the curls soft and manageable. Use the mask for the preventative measures 1 time every 2 weeks - a full recovery lasts for about 7-10 days.
Mask with papaya for hair - You will need:
- the papaya pulp;
- 0.5–1 tbsp of Flaxseed oil;
- 1-2 tbsp of oat flour;
- 2-3 tablespoons of honey;
- 3-6 drops of oil of sandalwood.
Bake or boil the papaya, mash the flesh on a grater or blender. Add oil, steamed rolled oats or flour, honey. The mask is applied to the roots and massage to improve circulation in the upper layers of the scalp. With rare wooden comb distribute all the mass over the entire length. Additionally, you can use 2-3 drops of essential oil of sandalwood on your fingertips and handle the tips. Wrap hair with special wrap and let stand the mask on for an hour. Then wash using shampoo on a vegetable basis.
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