Hair care

Hair masks with cinnamon: the secrets of eastern spices

Eastern spice called cinnamon wonour cuisine and is widely used for the preparation of a wide variety of dishes. However, at home (Sri Lanka, South India) These tasty sticks and powder is used not only in cooking.

Oriental beauties have long discovered the secretmiraculous cinnamon, which perfectly works on the scalp, tones and strengthens the roots, stimulates hair growth, and more - brightens strands. The whole complex of useful cosmetic properties allows at home to do effective cinnamon hair masks, which differ rapid action and result, exceeding all expectations.


  • The beneficial properties of cinnamon 1
  • 2 The use of cinnamon
  • 3 cinnamon Recipes masks

The beneficial properties of cinnamon

Cinnamon - sweetish spice, which producefrom the bark of the tree of the same name. It contains a lot of vitamins, which penetrate into the cells and improve the nutrition of strands composed of hair masks. The chemical composition of cinnamon - that guarantee its effectiveness:

  • beta-carotene promotes root follicle, so mask cinnamon are considered one of the most effective means against hair loss;
  • retinol has a recovery function in cells synthesize collagen and elastin fibers, so under the action of cinnamon becomes smaller split ends;
  • thiamin and pyridoxine actively used trichologist and dermatologist for the treatment of fungal and bacterial diseases of the skin, so their content in cinnamon makes the mask of her healing - they eliminate the dandruff;
  • riboflavin activates blood circulation, thereby ensuring a sufficient amount of the hair follicles of oxygen and other nutrients;
  • folic acid - A well-known defender of hair in the fight against aggressive attacks from the outside in the form of UV light and temperature changes;
  • ascorbic acid has antioxidant properties, thus prolonging the hair youth, it does not allow them to turn gray and fall out ahead of time, keeps them shiny and elastic;
  • tocopherol renews cells;
  • choline moisturizes;
  • vitamin K We need to strengthen the blood vessels in the scalp, to avoid interruptions in the delivery of oxygen to the hair roots;
  • niacin acid - The vitamin, without which locks lose their strength, luster, quickly turns gray and thinning;
  • essential oil It has antibacterial and soothing effect;
  • coumarin It is known for its irritant properties.

Essential oils are contained in thisoriental spices, perfect not only affect the appearance of curls, but its scent can relieve fatigue, stop headaches and even normalize the blood pressure. Therefore, the mask of cinnamon hair can make you feel better and give a feeling of vitality and freshness. So experts recommend to apply them in the morning before the shower. However, this is not the only secret the use of cinnamon for beauty and health strands.

The use of cinnamon

That hair reacted positively cinnamon mask, should follow a few tips that will enhance the effectiveness of home remedies from this spice.

  1. It is necessary each mask test on sensitive skin near the ear: there should be no redness, irritation, itching. If discomfort arose from cinnamic mask will have to be abandoned.
  2. Contraindications to the use of cinnamon masks are hypertension, epilepsy, migraine headaches, open wounds on the scalp.
  3. Keep in mind that cinnamon has a lightening effect.
  4. Apply the mask preferably on the dirty, not washed your hair for 2-3 days. However, for ease of application, you can moisten slightly strands.
  5. The prepared mixture is thoroughly rubbed with your fingersin the scalp. After this ridge is distributed along the length of curls. Processing tips undesirable: they can "burn" under the influence of oriental spices.
  6. Cinnamon loves heat, which activates at times, many chemical reactions and processes. Therefore it is recommended to wear a mask over the wrought plastic cap and wrap yourself with a towel.
  7. Duration - from 15 to 60 minutes, depending on individual experiences.
  8. Washed off is a means of using the shampoo. It is undesirable to use to rinse the lemon and vinegar solution, but the infusion of medicinal herbs will be just right.
  9. procedures frequency - twice weekly.
  10. Duration of the course - a month.

The recommendations are simple, but important, because without themuse of cinnamon hair masks may result in undesirable consequences, ranging from intense hair loss and ending the deterioration of health. Only the clever use of oriental spices will help to achieve the desired results and cause locks in order.

Recipes masks cinnamon

Shortage of recipes cinnamon mask is not: this spice is easily combined with different food products, cosmetics and essential oils. The main thing - still find one part of which would be most effective for your specific hair type.

  • For growth

Teaspoon of cinnamon powder mixed with 5tablespoons olive oil, 3 tablespoons of honey, a pinch of ground cloves. The entire structure is heated in a water bath, in the form of heat is rubbed into the hair roots and holds no more than 20 minutes.

  • Brightening

3 teaspoons of cinnamon powder mixed with 3 tablespoons of honey and 250 ml of your favorite conditioner for hair. On the roots are not applied: only on themselves strands.

  • Nutritious

Mix 3 tablespoons of honey (previously, you can warm up in a water bath) and cinnamon powder. Add essential oils of coconut, cinnamon and macadamia nuts.

  • For shine

Whisking raw egg, mixed with a tablespoon of cinnamon powder and 250 ml of fresh yogurt.

If there are no contraindications to the use of maskscinnamon hair beauty, you should definitely use these recipes. Secrets of the East are always helpful and efficient, for good reason, Indian beauties are renowned for their luxurious, thick, long hair - no matter whether in cinnamon?