We lose 60-100 hairs per day in average. If you don’t have any serious hair problems, then you can use a mustard mask for to decrease hair loss. It nourishes hair very well, and it removes dead skin cells. It strengthens hair follicles. The mustard mask is a natural remedy and can help in stimulating hair growth.
The mustard powder has a slight heating effect which increases blood circulation in your scalp.
Mix eggs, cream, castor oil, and honey with mustard powder as this makes your hair thicker, longer and healthier. You can use it in a different combination.
What are the benefits of mustards for hair?
First, it strengthens your hair and promotes hair growth.
The mustard seed contains protein, omega-3, omega-6, vitamin E, vitamin A, Vit. B complex ( folates, niacin, B6, B1, pantothenic acid)., Vit. C and K, calcium and fatty acids. These things strengthen your hair. Vitamin A which is a great nutrient for hair growth. It is a stimulant for faster hair growth, prevents split and promote regenerative process in collagen fibers that improves hair elasticity. Vitamin E and essential oil will help fight seborrhea. Applying the mustard paste to the roots will develop good results. It is anti-greying in nature, and it is a natural sunscreen.
It will lessen your hair fall too.
Second, it is a good conditioner.
Mustard seeds contain fatty acids. They condition and soothe your hair from inside. This gives extra nice shine and bounce to your hair.
Don’t apply it on skin otherwise; it may cause severe irritation. It is a potent irritant and causes abnormal secretion of tears. It can lead to eruptions on the skin. It can lead to rashes which may be benign. These eruptions can cause discomfort. You may have allergic reactions on the skin like dry skin, redness and cracked skin. It may cause sneezing and watery nose. To avoid this negative effects, make sure that you are not allergic to the ingredients by applying a small portion of a mustard mask on skin before using on your scalp.
Hair masks recipes:
Mask for hair growth:
For accelerated hair growth mix mayonnaise, olive oil, mustard powder and butter in equal proportion and apply the thick mixture to your hair. After applying to your hair, cover them with plastic. Wash your hair after 30 minutes. For better results apply the paste thrice a week.
Mustard and yogurt mask:
Take yogurt twice the amount of mustard and mix both of them thoroughly. Apply to your hair and cover them with a towel or any other piece of cloth. Wash hair after 20 minutes and repeat this process twice a week for one month to see good results.
Take one egg yolk, 1 tbsp. Mustard powder and 2 tbsp. Black tea and mix them. Apply the mixture to roots of the hair. Wash without shampoo after 20 to 30 minutes. Also, add honey to it for better results.
Clay and mustard mask:
Take 2 tbsp. of clay and 1 tbsp. Of mustard powder and mix with apple cider and arnica. Apply to hair for 20 minutes and then wash without shampoo.
So we conclude that these mustard hair masks are very effective for anti- greying. They are anti-dandruff agents too.
But we have to use mustard powder with great care and caution otherwise they may cause itching etc. However, these homemade remedies are of great use as they are natural and free from chemicals and preservatives.