This transparent, colorless and painless substance has the advantage of containing an essential component for hair health: collagen, a protein that supports the structure of connective tissues such as skin and cartilage. Therefore, the use of rich products such as gelatin will provide many benefits. In addition, this substance is equipped with amino acids that act directly on the hair fiber to make it more resistant to external aggressions and more dense. Thus, gelatin fixes the ends and eliminates the thorns. Not to mention, it also contains several proteins that lock in moisture, boost brittle hair, and boost shine. When your hair is really damaged, split ends and brittle, gelatin powder comes in for its deep repair.
Here’s how to improve your hair texture, boost hair growth and banish split ends!
Gelatin for damaged and brittle hair
Why does hair tend to be damaged? Due to a number of factors: It may be excessive use of chemicals, such as dyes, straighteners, and frequent ironing. But also climate change, excessive exposure to the sun, pollution, frequent washing … Likewise, lack of vitamins and minerals, especially iron and folic acid.
Stress is also an issue to consider. It causes hair to fall out and leaves it powerless to grow. Using poor quality shampoo can also affect the growth and health of the strand. To heal the hair, the process first begins with deep conditioning and gelatin can provide this treatment.
How to use gelatin on hair?
Heat 250ml of water in a saucepan and when it starts to boil well, remove from heat and add 20g of gelatin powder and 50g of aloe vera gel. Mix well to combine the ingredients and leave to cool. Then store the mixture in the refrigerator. You can use it as a hair mask once a week.
How to use: Apply to damp hair for 10 minutes, then rinse thoroughly with cold water. The result is really great, from the first application your hair will feel softer, silkier, nourished and moisturized.
NB Aloe vera gel is moisturizing and strengthening. It will strengthen the hair fiber by compensating for the lack of sebum and adding shine to all hair.
Moisturize your hair with gelatin
Bring water to a boil, add gelatin and stir until completely dissolved. Allow to cool and pour the mixture into the conditioning bottle. Shake well to mix the ingredients and use conditioner as usual immediately after washing your hair. This treatment is especially useful for hair that is prone to dryness.
Gelatin mask to give volume to hair
To prepare this mask you need:
- 1 tablespoon vinegar
- 100 water
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 tablespoon gelatin powder
In this mask, to complete the gelatin powder, we combine vinegar and honey. Two ingredients that are particularly beneficial for the health of your hair. When used after shampooing and during rinsing, vinegar has the ability to tighten the scales of the hair fibers and thus prevent hair loss. In addition, it removes scale and brings instant shine to the hair.
For its part, honey is famous for its protective, nourishing and moisturizing agents. It can be suitable for all hair types: it moisturizes dry hair and purifies oily hair. Really sharp treatment!
First heat the water, then remove it from the heat and add gelatin. Mix well without stopping to avoid lumps, then add all the other ingredients until you get a creamy texture. Then apply the mask to the hair, taking care to distribute it from the roots to the ends. Leave it on for 10 minutes, then rinse well and wash as usual.
The key is healthy, beautiful and soft hair!