If you are a passionate coffee lover, you will be happy. While too much caffeine can be bad for your health, you’ll be happy to know it’s actually a hair-friendly ingredient. Besides boosting your spirits and waking you up in the morning; coffee also happens to be a great ingredient in getting healthy shiny hair. It promotes hair growth, makes hair darker, shinier, and improves texture. Try these DIY coffee face masks and get the hair you’ve always dreamed of…
The benefits of coffee for hair
Here are some of the most important coffee benefits for hair:
A coffee hair mask stimulates the roots and improves texture. This in turn can help curb hair loss and promote hair growth.
When used as a conditioner, coffee brew can help detangle tangled hair, leaving the hair shaft stronger and smoother.
When used as an exfoliator, coffee and to detox the scalp, clear product buildup and maintain good overall scalp health.
Brewed coffee helps energize natural hair color when used as a spray.
Coffee oil is rich in phytosterols and stimulates blood flow when massaged into the scalp.
Coffee paste can be used as a natural dye to cover gray hair.
Brewed coffee mixed with a leave-in conditioner can boost their effects and help nourish strands from the inside out.
How to Use Coffee on Your Hair
Now that you know all about the benefits of coffee for your hair, let’s take a look at some DIY hair masks that can help your hair reap these benefits.
– Coffee and coconut oil mask
Coffee powder brewed with coconut oil improves blood circulation to the scalp and stimulates hair growth. Coconut oil locks in moisture in the scalp, and the caffeine in coffee prevents hair loss.
How to prepare: To prepare this mask, heat 1/4 cup coconut oil on low heat and add 1 tablespoon roasted coffee beans. Brew and stir so that it does not burn. Apply seven times a week before shampooing.
– Coffee, honey and olive oil mask
This mask will ensure your hair is moisturized and shiny as both olive and honey have moisturizing properties. Coffee, on the other hand, combines both. If you have dry hair, then this mask is the best option for you.
Preparation: Take one tablespoon of coffee powder and one tablespoon of honey and olive oil. Mix the ingredients well to make a smooth paste. Apply to hair from root to tip and leave on for at least half an hour. Rinse and wash with a mild shampoo
– Coffee and Lemon Juice Hair Mask
Is good for: Imparting natural color and softness to hair. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon coffee powder, a few drops of lemon juice Preparation: Blend the ingredients into a smooth paste. Apply the DIY Coffee Mask to your hair, making sure it covers all strands. Leave the mask on for at least an hour. Rinse off with cool water and a mild shampoo. Tip: Use this coffee mask treatment at least once a month for best results.
– Efficacy of coffee egg yolk hair mask
Nourishes hair in a natural way and treats dull and damaged hair. Especially beneficial for color-treated hair. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon coffee powder, 1 egg yolk Preparation: Combine ingredients in a bowl to make a smooth paste. Apply mask to hair and massage into scalp for at least 5 minutes. Leave the mask on for at least an hour. Wash with a mild shampoo and cool water.
– Coffee Mayonnaise Hair Mask
Is good for: Adding shine to hair. It improves hair structure and heals split ends. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon of coffee powder, 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise, 1 teaspoon of glycerin. Method: Combine the ingredients in a bowl to make a fine paste. Apply DIY Coffee Hair Mask to roots and strands. Wear the mask for up to 40 minutes. Wash with a mild shampoo and cool water.
– Scrub your scalp with coffee and sugar
Ground coffee and powdered sugar are both great natural scrubs. When used as a scalp scrub, this blend can help stimulate hair follicles and promote hair growth.
How to prepare: To make this potent scalp scrub, combine ground coffee beans and granulated sugar and use to exfoliate your scalp while it’s wet. Massage gently for 10-15 minutes, then leave on for another 30 minutes; wash with cool water and a mild shampoo.