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Cosmetic hair masks: types, rules of application


Cosmetic hair masks: types, rules of application

Cosmetic hair masks: types, rules of application

As with the skin of the face , there are a wide variety of hair masks. In this article, we will figure out what types of hair masks are and how to apply them.


1. Moisturizing masks.

Essential for maintaining the moisture balance of the scalp and hair. Prevents dry and brittle hair. Gives hair shine and smoothness.

They must be used both in summer and winter. In summer, they save hair from the drying effects of UV radiation and wind.

In winter, moisturizing masks protect curls from moisture loss under the influence of dry air in heated rooms.

Moisturizing masks for dry hair can be done 2 times a week. For other types, once a week is sufficient. The recipes are here:  Moisturizing Hair Masks.

2. Nourishing masks.

Designed to nourish the scalp and hair with essential vitamins and minerals. They improve blood circulation in the scalp, give the hair strength and elasticity. They have protective properties against the harmful effects of the external environment.

These masks should be done in courses for 2 months, 1 time per week. Recipes for such masks in this article:  "Nourishing hair masks . "

3. Revitalizing masks.

Essential for damaged hair after dyeing, frequent use of an iron, regular curling, styling and other negative factors. Promote restoration of hair structure, stimulate metabolic processes in the scalp. Recommended to apply after nourishing masks.

Such masks should be done in a course of 10-15 procedures 2-3 times a week. The recipes can be found here:  Hair Regenerating Masks.

4. Firming masks.

They are used for hair loss or to prevent this unpleasant phenomenon. They improve the condition of the hair roots, make the curls thicker and fuller.

It is necessary to make such masks in courses. First, 2 times a week for a month. Then once a week until the desired effect is achieved. After that, it will be enough to make firming masks 1-2 times a month to maintain the effect. Too often, such masks cannot be made, because you can overload the hair. Homemade recipes for such masks are here:  "Fortifying hair masks . "

5. Grooming masks.

Maintains the beauty and health of hair, making it soft and silky. Make combing easier.

It is enough to do these masks once a week for 2-3 months.


There are also masks, the effect of which is clear from their name: for colored hair, for growth, for density, etc.

1. The choice of shampoo and conditioner.

Look for shampoos and conditioners that are naturally formulated. They can be fortified with liquid vitamins and essential oils.

Hair needs moisture in the spring, so try to choose products that contain vitamin E.

2. Shampooing.

Even if your hair has become too oily, there is no need to wash it every day. But too rare washing is useless, because in this case, the hair will not receive sufficient moisture. It is optimal to wash your hair 2-3 times a week.

Water should not exceed 37 degrees, because this can lead to overdrying of the hair length. Too cold water should also be avoided as such water increases the activity of the sebaceous glands.


3. Drying your hair.

It is best to dry your hair naturally. Moreover, at any time of the year. Hot air intensifies the activity of the sebaceous glands and draws moisture from the curls.

If, nevertheless, there is a need to use a hairdryer, then it is better to use a cold mode, having previously used a thermal protective spray, and slightly under-dry your hair.

4. Combing.

Try to choose combs, combs and brush made from natural materials. In the spring, the scalp is easy to injure, because over the winter, it becomes dry and easily irritated, so choose a comb with sparse teeth.

Essential oils can help make combing useful. In no case should you comb wet hair, this will lead to cracks and breaks in their structure.


5. Hat.

Take your time to give up the headdress. Severe hypothermia will very quickly damage hair that is already weakened by the winter period.

The process of hair adaptation to a new temperature regime should be gradual. Wait until the temperature drops below +5 degrees.

6. Nutrition and vitamins.

Due to the lack of vitamins in the spring, hair can begin to fall out intensively. Pharmacies sell vitamins against hair loss.

But such vitamins must be taken with caution, because they may have contraindications.

The best option would be the intake of vitamins into the body from food. Eat more fresh vegetables and fruits.

Carrots, citrus fruits, liver, eggs help to strengthen hair roots. Hair growth is promoted by cabbage, green vegetables, beets, walnuts and dairy products.
Also, do not forget to drink at least 1.5-2 liters of clean water a day.