The avocado, or “aguacate” as it is originally its name in Spanish, comes from the plant of Persea Americana, of the group of Lauraceae. It was discovered for the first time during the explorations of Central America, in the areas known today as Mexico and Guatemala, where it was part of the feeding of the Aztecs and Maya natives before the arrival of the Spaniards.
Its qualities are indisputable, as it is very rich in protein. It is also used in the cosmetics industry, to give new life and to regenerate the brittle hair and the skin through masks and compresses, making them both shinier and nourished. The avocado is an exotic fruit, very nourishing and is a very precious beauty treatment, rich in oleic acid that facilitates cell regeneration, it also has a high content of antioxidants and vitamin E.
Helps the hair to rehydrate and become stronger and healthier.
Naturally degreasing the skin and helping it regrow.
It is from the tradition of South American women that the use of avocado has come down to us to prepare important natural remedies for the HEALTH and treatment of hair, especially if they are opaque and appear dry and brittle, due to various pathological forms, psycho-physical stress, pollution and much more. First of all, it is possible to make a regenerating mask for the hair.
Following advice and remedies do it yourself to regenerate and restore vigor to our hair
It will be sufficient to blend the pulp of a ripe avocado and apply it on the wet head for about an hour wearing a shower cap, to retain the heat that emanates from the skin and then proceed to the normal preferably organic shampoo.
-Also the application of avocado oil can be considered a beneficial ingredient to make hair compresses, especially in case of dryness. Pure avocado oil is rich in vitamins A, D, E, Omega 3, lecithin, antioxidants, potassium and proteins all substances that are perfect for the skin’s wellbeing.
Avocado oil can also be used to moisturise the scalp and remove the onset of dandruff.
It also seems that massaging it on the skin helps regenerate the hair cells by promoting the regrowth of hair. One of the many uses of this oil also sees it as a compress or fixative. In the first case, the avocado oil is rubbed into dry hair and then covered with a warm towel, leaving the treatment for 30 minutes. After this time, just rinse to get shiny and soft to the touch. Used as a fixative instead is perfect for short cuts: a small amount of avocado oil on the tip of the hair fixes the fold gives them shine thanks to the wet effect. As for the skin, also for the hair the avocado oil is suitable for both dry heads and for those with greasy hair thanks to the sebum-regulating action.
-Avocado treatment to regenerate hair
an avocado, two tablespoons of lemon, a spoon of aloe vera gel, a spoonful of sea salt
Just get a bowl and a fork a ripe and juicy avocado that will be opened in half and deprived of the seed deprive it of the seed and crush the pulp, add a spoon of organic lemon squeezed, one of salt and aloe gel, then mix well .
At this point moisten the hair by dabbing the excess of water that would prevent it
the absorption and spread the mixture from the root to the tips, proceed to a simple rinse, the ideal is to do the shsampoo the next day.
– Avocado mask for dry hair
In this treatment we will combine the nourishing properties of avocado with the moisturizing and emollient properties of almond and coconut
Peel half avocado in a bowl, add a couple of tablespoons of almond milk and add three tablespoons of coconut oil. Apply to the scalp and hair and leave for no more than thirty minutes and then rinse thoroughly.
If you have fat scalp you can add a couple of tablespoons of apple vinegar.
-Maschera, to cure dehydrated and dried hair due to the sun.
Certainly more elaborate than the previous one but just as simple to implement. It is necessary to cut a ripe avocado in half, then chop the resulting pulp. In an appropriately large bowl, add the egg yolk, extra virgin olive oil and honey. To follow, mix everything well. You can also add a small smoothies banana, although it will be harder to remove it from your hair afterwards. Once a cream with a very homogeneous consistency has been obtained, it is necessary to cover the shoulders, so as not to dirty them. Next, distribute the compound that has been obtained, directly on the hair. At this point, it is necessary to massage the hair itself, up to the ends. With a cap or kitchen cellophane, you must wrap the head, then wrap it with a cloth soaked in water that is hot enough, squeezed thoroughly. The heat has the effect of making the mixture assimilate from the scalp, more effectively. Once the mixture has been left in place for about twenty minutes, it is necessary to rinse the hair with abundant lukewarm water, then wash it with a nourishing shampoo. Next, apply the conditioner. Repeat this application at least once a week for a month, but also more frequently, depending on the results obtained.