Avocados, otherwise known as an alligator pear, because of their shape and color, contain incredible amount of essential nutrients, including vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants.
Avocados are delicious to eat and are very useful in making many health and beauty products including hair conditioners, face creams and bath oils, to name but a few.
You just cannot ignore avocados as they taste really great while they do you good and they can make you look gorgeous too.
The list of benefits of avocado for hair is quite long, below are some facts about Avocados you may not have know:
Avocado revitalizes your scalp
Avocados can also be used to treat a dry and itchy scalp. Just in case you are wondering about how to use avocado for hair, all you need to do is massage some mashed up avocado into your scalp and amino acids and proteins will penetrate your scalp and help to heal, nourish and improve the overall condition of your scalp and hair.
Avocado is a wonderful frizzy hair treatment
Because avocado contains so much natural oils and nutrients, it makes a great treatment for damaged and frizzy hair. Just mash up half an avocado or you get your paste using your blender, add two table spoons of your avocado oil and massage it into your hair and scalp. Leave the mask on for about fifteen minutes before shampooing and your unruly hair will be smooth and more controllable.
If you have coarse, frizzy hair, heat up a couple of drops of avocado oil between your hands and apply to the ends of your hair, it will not only help fight split ends and add shine but it will also change your hair from frizzy to manageable.
Avocado hair mask is awesome for shiny hair
To give your hair that shine you have always craved for, mash one ripe avocado and mix it with one egg yolk, add one tablespoon of coconut oil and massage the mixture into your hair and scalp, leave it in for 15-20 minutes, then shampoo and condition. This hair mask will help soften brittle and dry hair and also add luster and shine.
Apart from being the hair revitalizer, It is also very useful in curing mouth odour, facial mask and creating the needed solutions for a whole lot of other wonderful body needs.
Invariably, Avocado is truly a super food!